One problem: Detroit isn't a state.
Arguing about red and blue states might apply if the entire state of Michigan is in the same dire financial situation.
Are there many major metropolitan areas that aren't blue?
"For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled."
--Hunter S. Thompson
It's not particularly relevant what Franklin thought one way or another. But is it really too much to ask that you quote something he actually said?If he didn't would it be any less true?
Is it really too much to ask that you stop trying to deflect and change the focus of the argument over the trivial matter of whether or not someone may or may not have made a statement widely attributed to them, especially when said speaker created a whole volume of sayings (Poor Richards Almanac) that borrowed sayings liberally from the bible and atheists alike.
Whether he said it or not, the veracity remains.
And what Hunter Thompsons quotes relevancy to this particular debate is im sure nobody, including you, has a clue.
It doesn't have anything to do with it. I just like it. The whole point behind this thread is kind of dumb, anyway. I mean, someone linked to breitbart.com in here somewhere. If that's not a clue that a full measure of stupid has been introduced, nothing is.And what Hunter Thompsons quotes relevancy to this particular debate is im sure nobody, including you, has a clue.
Now youre just being obtuse. PressCoverage had snarky and smarmy down way better than you. Pseudointellectual non-responses fail to impress. If you don't want to participate in the debate, better to remain silent than yip and yap like an overexcited chihuaha adding nothing to the discussion