One theme covered extensively at motorcitytimes.com is the failings of liberalism in Detroit.
Much has been made over the newly released 2010 census data showing that there are now only 713,777 residents in Detroit. The numbers put into perspective the abject failure LBJ (and his fellow liberals) Great Society project has been.
Detroit was the prototype for LBJ’s grand social experiment that put big government front and center in all affairs. Looking at the results today, there is no denying that big government has failed miserably.
Detroit was once an economic powerhouse. Today it home to staggeringly high unemployment. Worse, accompanying the high unemployment, there is another interesting and under-reported statistic that does not bode well for the city. Detroit’s two largest employers , by far, are the city itself and Detroit Public Schools.
Looking even more closely at the list of major employers in Detroit one can see that there is something is seriously wrong with this picture: