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It's time to say we should stop going downhill there been many good people they have had many plans many accounts the turn this around.
They haven't worked they haven't worked and that's why Michigan's governor Rick Snyder has is fed up with -- -- huge crime.
And huge unemployment he says -- state is ready to take over the Democrats who control the city for -- say they don't want the help for -- right now.
-- spokesman for Michigan freedom to work coalition Brian pan -- backer who joins us live from -- -- you Brian.
Good morning thanks for having me we should also point out you're a member of the United Auto Workers and you work for Ford as well.
-- -- -- wrong with Detroit for many many years now.
Well this short answer is they've had a population declined since 1950.
When -- population peaked around two million they're now down around 700000.
And they haven't reduce the size of government.
Reduce it costs so the tax bases and able to pay for.
The services and the unions have -- of the unions were were fine when -- population was expanding.
And they were able to increase -- tax base year after year -- right during the shrinkage they haven't wanted to.
Reduce the number of jobs and reduce it labor costs and -- right now it's coming back to bite him.
We ran -- clip a couple of months ago that showed that some of the folks in charge there.
They were thinking while you know what we just got the president reelected he owes us a bailout.
But you know there are municipalities.
Across the country that are realizing wait a minute the gravy train is over we got to do it herself but in Michigan it's not gonna work.
Because so far it has not do you think this is a good idea -- the party governor Schneider.
Well Governor Snyder is trying to help Detroit he's been trying to help -- -- since he Cadillac didn't he actually campaigned.
As a Republican.
In Detroit and one of his issues was to help the city of Detroit.
But for years and years Detroit his refuse help from the state they just want -- -- -- And the governor refuses to just send money and the legislature.
Emphatically refuses to send a blank -- We have got to commend them for that sure I'm also -- need a district date for state senator here in Michigan senator Jack Brandenburg.
And he was quoted -- it cause a little bit of a stir he said the Detroit City Council is dysfunctional.
And blatantly stupid.
And down it was covered here in Detroit it made a lot of -- -- they wanted to play the race card and say that was a racist statement.
It wasn't it was just a statement of the facts the council has to get out of the way and accept the help from the state.
There will be some strings attached they can't keep doing what they've been doing it's not working.
And that's why Governor Snyder did what he did all right -- -- we thank you very much artists from Detroit good luck.
This is just made sure thank you are eight.
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