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It was once the richest city in America.
The home of the blue collar worker and a great automobile industry now Detroit Michigan is a poster child for urban blight high unemployment and was just named America's most miserable city yes like Forbes magazine what happened let's talk -- the guy who just affirmed that yes that's true.
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of a brand new book Detroit and American autopsy.
Charlie would we're number one man way to go.
What happened at a -- A lot of things having to -- Oil embargo haven't Detroit -- -- bad cars in Detroit we have racial problems we have an acknowledged in Detroit.
Trade -- -- in Detroit you get your corrupt politician corrupt politicians we got this new economy with exotic pieces of paper mortgages credit default swaps we brought in and boom -- goes the weasel.
How long his Detroit -- run by Democrats.
Is -- related.
Well I hear that a lot well that's the liberals run and in the ground but the last Republican mayor of Detroit went to federal prison for corruption the the -- county executives in 1942 went to prison it's our culture and by the way there's not one Detroit Democrat.
Run and Wall Street now want to trade Democrat -- and Halliburton.
This is a national America's sickness which is.
-- -- That's what we do now in your book you talk about how you leave you groping Detroit -- you went to work in Los Angeles went back to Detroit.
When you were growing up your mother's flower shop was -- the issue was is it is called devil's night as an orgy of fired people burning things up what.
That was like for insurance purposes that was four didn't.
Crack heads -- neighborhood and went at him I'm not sad I'm gone.
-- -- Turned what is to -- gonna do I know that what we've we've featured a tape a little while ago where some of those -- leaders said at a time probe Washington bail out.
New -- -- on the money wants that we're getting to Detroit more money -- you know like your nose and lets you go on but.
Good things ahead in Detroit if I can actually say that is because we do it.
Our last mayor the jury's out on his federal corruption trial that FBI's.
More paper than an interior decorator that they're going through everything.
The car companies are making money yeah thank you very much to the American public for help when it's out there.
We have all the water in the world the disease -- -- door.
On the continent with Canada so we actually have a future I'm looking at places like Saint Louis sure Phoenix what would he'll do.
So this is a the sort of the Bellwether this Detroit was the first -- made the middle class we're down.
Nine states following right were coming up.
Well good luck we hope you turnaround victory in Detroit where right now a used car actually cost more than somehow since -- -- -- crazy is I was.
Urinate in the dark and -- got pulled the gun on me and then that's the well and he says.
Charlie got to tell -- OK okay.
They tend to get his book the draped in American -- -- I think you very much.
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