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  • Who's to blame for Detroit's collapse?

    Who's to blame for Detroit's collapse?
    Detroit filed for bankruptcy Thursday, making it the largest U.S. city to ever seek Chapter 9 protection. It’s sad news for the once-great city. Still, the headline seemed to have delighted many. Just check out The Times' comments section, with several readers gleefully blaming Democrats. “Detroit should be held up as a national example how liberal-socialist, Democrat policies can destroy a once vibrant city within a generation,” says “I hate the media.” (Nice moniker.)
  • A bankrupt Detroit, maybe down but never out

    Last week, with a massive $18-billion debt, Detroit became the largest American city to seek bankruptcy protection, and once again we are reading obituaries of the late, great Motor City. I don’t pretend to be an expert on Detroit, where I once...

    Elmore Leonard recovering after a stroke

    Elmore Leonard recovering after a stroke
    Crime writer Elmore Leonard is recovering from a stroke in an undisclosed Detroit-area hospital. "It happened a week ago, last Monday [July 29]," his longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, told the Detroit News. "He's doing better every day, and the...

    Crime novelist Elmore Leonard dies at 87

    Elmore Leonard, one of America's best known crime novelists, died Tuesday morning due to complications from a stroke, according to Leonard's Facebook page and his longtime researcher at the Detroit News, Gregg Sutter. Leonard, 87, was working on his...

    John Dingell leaving an 'obnoxious' Congress -- after six decades

    John Dingell leaving an 'obnoxious' Congress -- after six decades
    For many politicians partaking of this retirement season, the stated reasons for leaving have reeked of the common excuse that has someone leaving a job to spend more time with his — or most of the time, her -- family. Touching, maybe, but comes off...