Leftist policies drive an iconic American city into bankruptcy.
52 dollars of every 1,000 dollars of personal income in Michigan is vacuumed up by Michigan’s corrupt and broken school system. And that’s especially outrageous because Michigan ranks 11th in teacher salaries but only 36th in personal income. The average Michigan teacher salary was $56,096 in 2010 while average household income was $45,255.
Liz Blaine’s excellent piece Sunday showed the tension between union members who see illegal aliens flooding the job market and driving down the price of labor, and union bosses who lobby for watering down immigration laws, obsessing over “migrant rights,” and boycotting Arizona.
And while Liz is right that this fits into the socialist mindset of [...]