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BURN: One Year On The Front Lines Of The Battle To Save Detroit

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Restless28, May 10, 2013.

  1. Restless28

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    This looks like a good film that details the fight to save Detroit from burning down. Los Angeles has 4 million people and averages 11 structure fires a day. Detroit has 700,000 residents but averages 30 fires daily.

    Arson is an epidemic in Detroit.

    http://www.detroitfirefilm.org/
     
  2. Baba Louie

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  3. HKLovingIT

    HKLovingIT Resident Evil

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    Yeah that looks good.
     
  4. wizzi01

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    I think there are less than half the FD manpower than 20 years ago.
     
  5. okie

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    That looks like a hell of a flick man:supergrin:
     
  6. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Wow. Katrina without the hurricane, for sure!
     
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    Those guys are getting after it.
     
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    vikingsoftpaw DEPLORABLE ME!

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    Fire is a good way of Detroit ridding itself of unwanted houses. The land then can become fallow, as it was before industrialization.
     
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    Thaaat's raciiiiiissst!!!
     
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    Then again, I guess my dilemma when I hear about Detroit burning down is "Marshmallows or hot dogs?"
     
  13. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    Why is that raciiiiissst?

    I'll bet that LA has more blacks than Detroit.
     
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    ANYTHING that compares Detroit negatively against ANYTHING else is raciiiiissst. Where you been?
     
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    Why would anybody want to save such a place??
     
  16. Restless28

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    Did you even watch the clip?

    It's because dedicated men and women feel responsible for their city.
     
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    It will eventually become a predominantly Islamic city. In 20 years it won't even be recognizable as an American city. But wait, that might be the case with most of the large cities.
     
  20. Steve0853

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    Nail on the head.

    The dilemma is: Will there be enough working people to support them? and for how long??