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William Z. Foster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-14-10 05:36 PM
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88. damn suburbanites
Edited on Fri May-14-10 05:38 PM by William Z. Foster
The enemy - that is how I see them. Not all, of course, but there is most definitely some sort of mob psychology out there that permeates everyone's thinking to some extent. Racism is a big part of that.

I know Detroit inside out - every nook and cranny, every neighborhood. {b]Detroit - not Royal Oak, not Westland, not Dearborn, not Romulus, not Garden City and whatever else.

I am in deep and profound state of grief about what has happened to my city. It has been done in by the "winners" - and they built and are living in the suburbs.

I was born and raised and lived most of my life in the city, and I am here to tell you that Hannah and starrymessenger and madfloridian have a much better understanding of the city than any of you Detroit area suburbanites could ever hope to have.

If you think this post is "broad brush" or hostile, know that it is the fifth edit and that my first few attempts were vastly more harsh than what I am writing now. I cannot begin to express my disgust over this.

The posts by you and others here bring back decades of pain listening to smug and arrogant attitudes from suburbanites, as the city was slowly destroyed and butchered and abandoned and destroyd. Awful. Just awful.
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