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Hannah Bell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-12-10 02:15 PM
Response to Reply #21
27. same deal in st louis, & irrelevant to the point made,
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  -Which cities have the most millionaires? Detroit = #8, up 12% in 2010. Hannah Bell  Dec-12-10 03:30 AM   #0 
  - Dishonesty alert from this source  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 05:33 AM   #1 
  - Detroit Metro Area  Gaedel   Dec-12-10 05:43 AM   #3 
  - who cares? it's an amazing amount of wealth concentrated in the hands of less than  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 05:50 AM   #4 
  - Do you care that your sources are telling blatant lies?  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 05:56 AM   #5 
     - you'd better read the article again. they clearly state: metro  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 06:01 AM   #7 
        - You better read the article again. They are obviously conflating Metro areas and cities  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 06:16 AM   #9 
           - 'The New York metropolitan area has...'  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 06:25 AM   #12 
              - You must not be from around here  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 06:31 AM   #14 
                 - 1/3 of the city is going to lose services. You don't know how many people that will be.  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 06:44 AM   #18 
                    - In ten years Birmingham has lost 12,000 people  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 07:31 AM   #20 
                       - They lost 1/3 of their population in the same period Detroit did. In a larger area.  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 02:24 PM   #29 
                          - They lost less than one quarter the number of people that Detroit did  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 12:52 AM   #34 
                             - relative percent is anything but meaningless, because the supposed point is that  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 12:56 AM   #36 
                                - Economies of Scale  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 12:58 AM   #37 
                                   - maybe you'd better check out the definition of "economy of scale".  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 01:24 AM   #39 
                                      - Diseconomies of scale, I forgot to put "dis" at the beginning n/t  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 01:41 AM   #40 
                                         - you'd better look that up too. you seem not to understand the concept at all.  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 01:47 AM   #41 
                                            - I know exactly what it means and it absolutely applies to the situation  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 01:50 AM   #43 
                                               - a quick check shows you do not. economies or diseconomies of scale have nothing to  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 01:55 AM   #44 
                                                  - You are wrong  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 02:26 AM   #46 
                                                  - because you say so? lol.  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 02:43 AM   #48 
                                                  - The marginal cost of water, sewer, and electrical is not only a function of area  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 03:21 AM   #51 
                                                  - the number of the cost for maintenance of a given amount of already-existing line is the same no  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 03:41 AM   #52 
                                                  - They require maintenance if no one uses them, you are correct  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 05:03 AM   #54 
                                                  - no, the problem is the deficit. if the houses are blighted & abandoned, they can tear them down.  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 06:41 AM   #55 
  - All of these include metro areas, even NYC. Most of the wealth in NYC is actually  Exilednight   Dec-12-10 06:37 AM   #16 
     - Exactly, they are conflating cities with urban areas  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 06:42 AM   #17 
     - right, no millionaires in nyc, they're all in westchester county.  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 06:49 AM   #19 
        - There are pleny of millionaires in NYC, but many also reside in Westchester County .................  Exilednight   Dec-12-10 09:22 AM   #25 
  - Detroit has more millionaires than that  Lions_fan   Dec-12-10 05:34 AM   #2 
  - If we assume even distribution of wealth in the metro area...  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 05:59 AM   #6 
     - Fine. Say there are 20,000 millionaires who own property in the city.  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 06:14 AM   #8 
        - If rich people wanted it they could have bought it for pennies on the dollar  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 06:25 AM   #11 
           - you think it's "abandoned". This looks "abandoned," doesn't it?  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 06:30 AM   #13 
              - There are thousands of houses that won't sell for $500  Taitertots   Dec-12-10 08:36 AM   #21 
                 - two decades ago  salin   Dec-12-10 09:06 AM   #23 
                 - It's produced by capital strike by the same class of people who buy up property & let it sit & rot  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 02:21 PM   #28 
                    - Very interesting material - lots to read and ponder.  salin   Dec-12-10 05:30 PM   #31 
                       - One of the things Detroiters should read & ponder: The same process in NYC  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 07:02 PM   #32 
                 - same deal in st louis, & irrelevant to the point made,  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 02:15 PM   #27 
                 - It is not the same thing in St. Louis at all  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 12:55 AM   #35 
                    - detroit's population peaked at 1.85 million in 1950. It's lost slightly under 1 million  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 01:18 AM   #38 
                       - Find a city that is actually like Detroit instead of meaningless obfuscations  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 01:49 AM   #42 
                          - lol. since there's no city that's like detroit in every detail, you can continue to sing that tune.  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 02:03 AM   #45 
                             - You know that no cities are comparable, why keep trotting out cities that you know are not?  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 02:40 AM   #47 
                                - I've cited extensive data about cities that are comparable. You demand they be EXACTLY comparable.  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 02:48 AM   #49 
                                   - You have cherry picked cities that are not like Detroit  Taitertots   Dec-13-10 03:09 AM   #50 
                                      - no, the market value for a home in a depopulated area is not the same as the  Hannah Bell   Dec-13-10 04:46 AM   #53 
                 - There are thousands of similar properties in St Louis.  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 02:38 PM   #30 
                    - k  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 07:43 PM   #33 
  - drug dealers  blueamy66   Dec-12-10 06:19 AM   #10 
  - You're saying that only drug dealers will have their water cut off?  Hannah Bell   Dec-12-10 06:33 AM   #15 
  - You'd think with all the millionaires in Houston  NoPasaran   Dec-12-10 08:39 AM   #22 
  - k&r  Starry Messenger   Dec-12-10 09:15 AM   #24 
  - I am surprised not to see Miami on the list  blueoutkast   Dec-12-10 09:23 AM   #26 
 

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