The capital of America's Rust Belt. The largest city in Michigan. People are leaving the city in droves and has caused an enormous population decline as a result. It isn’t one of America‘s 10 largest cities anymore. The population is around 800,000 presently after a high of 1.5 million in the 1950s but the metro area has about 4 million. Jobs are also leaving the city. It was the automobile capital of the world, but many companies have left the city for the suburbs. The latest was Comerica (a bank that Comerica Park is named after). It moved its headquarters to Dallas, the Big D. It’s Big Three and their huge labor unions have ruined this place. The auto industry, the city's largest continuously lays off workers and its pathetic labor unions bitch about “unfair” labor rules and alleged bad working conditions, despite the fact that they’re so overpaid with such little skill. Detroit has huge economic cycles--usually bad ones. As the saying goes, “When the rest of the nation gets a cold, Detroit gets pneumonia.“ The city itself is pathetic and is hardly on the rebound despite what manipulated reports say. This place builds huge casinos and has the audacity to call this “redevelopment” while the rest of its 800,000 residents are living in poverty and slums with enormous rates of violent crime and drugs. Part of its scam to call itself redeveloped was by manipulating the NFL into getting to host the 2006 Super Bowl. The NFL didn’t want to come anywhere near Detroit but the city begged NFL team owners to host a Super Bowl there if they delivered on unreasonable promises, which have yet to occur. Even Detroit getting to host a Super Bowl was a scam in itself. The Super Bowl will never be there again. The NFL has said they will NEVER return to Detroit. How ironic, neither will its population exodus. Detroit is among America’s murder capitals and is anything but a liveable city that has yet to revitalize itself. It’s still America’s shit hole. Always has been and always will be. It should be incinerated and rebuilt.
Detroit is close to being the worst city in America. Just keep driving but pray your car doesn't break down in the city.
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