Random Musings of A Teenage Girl: A Letter To Detroit From A National Youth Gathering Participant


Because I am a Detroit, and am proud to say it. I may no longer live in the city, infact I have live out of the city longerthen I lived in it, but I am Detroit….


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My name is Cassie and I’m from a small town in North Carolina, where our largest building is Wal-Mart. I have always wanted to experience life in a big city, and you did not disappoint, but rather exceeded my expectations. You see, I was expecting a city filled with broken dreams and shattered glass, a city devoid of life and hope. I expected a scene of desolation against the backdrop of a dead city.

via Random Musings of A Teenage Girl: A Letter To Detroit From A National Youth Gathering Participant.

45 years in prison for fraudulent cancer doctor – Fox 2 News Headlines


Should have been life ….


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DETROIT (WJBK) –
The local doctor who put hundreds of people through unnecessary cancer treatments to collect insurance money has been given a 45-year prison term.

Dr. Farid Fata’s unusual sentencing was a five-day process.

U.S. District Judge Paul Borman heard from experts who criticized how Fata treated patients. He’s also heard distressful stories from about two dozen patients. Witnesses were also called to rebut some of the unflattering testimony about Fata.

via 45 years in prison for fraudulent cancer doctor – Fox 2 News Headlines.

Greece Officially in Default; Misses $1.7 IMF Payment – The Pappas Post


Proof that welfare does not work. Greece was a true welfare/socialistic state, giving every conceivable benefit to its citizens, and when they finally figured out that they had not money to continue to do this, they did what any good welfare state would do, they asked for welfare from the world… And they got it… Shockingly (NOT!) they could not repay the “loan”…

Detroit, my home town, is another perfect example of this…. And soon, the United States will become a Greece, a welfare state seeking global welfare…


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At 6:00pm Eastern Standard Time, Greece failed to make a $1.7 billion dollar payment to the IMF, placing the country officially in default.
The default, which Greece had warned would happen, is the first by an advanced economy in the fund’s seven-decade history, as well as the largest single overdue payment.

The default has put the new Athens government on a par with a small group of mostly conflict-ravaged debtors that have stiffed the IMF—a short list that includes Afghanistan’s Taliban and coup-stricken Haiti. Zimbabwe strongman Robert Mugabe was the last major default to the emergency lender, in 2001.

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via Greece Officially in Default; Misses $1.7 IMF Payment – The Pappas Post.

Detroit mom in freezer bodies case pleads guilty


So Sad and sick


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Detroit — A mother accused of killing two of her children and stuffing their bodies in a freezer pleaded guilty to their slayings in court Monday, detailing the gruesome details of their deaths.

Mitchelle Blair’s appearance in court Monday came after 36th District Judge Dana Hathaway adjourned a hearing Friday so she and lawyers for both sides could review results of an independent examination meant to determine if Blair was fit to stand trial. Blair, 36, was ultimately found competent and could be found criminally responsible in the case on Monday, Hathaway said.

Blair then pleaded guilty to premeditated murder and felony murder in her children’s deaths Monday. She had been charged with two counts of felony murder, two counts of premeditated murder and one count of torture. Hathaway accepted the plea after hearing the details of the children’s deaths.

via Detroit mom in freezer bodies case pleads guilty.

Monica Conyers Isn’t Lovin’ McDonald’s: She’s Suing  – Deadline Detroit


This is why America is such a mess…. Really, lost full use of her hand… Put a bandage on it and get on with life. Grow up! Put on the big girl pants! Deal with it…. Thank God she is not on Detroit city council any more….


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Monica Conyers, the former Detroit City Council member and wife of Rep. John Conyers, is back in the news.

This times she’s suing McDonald’s. No, it’s not because her fries weren’t hot enough or her coffee was too hot or they forgot to put the special sauce on a Big Mac.

Joel Kurth of the Detroit News reports she’s suing the fast food giant for $25,000 because on New Year’s Day she says she cut her finger on a chair at the outlet at Metro Airport. She was en route to D.C. to attend her husband’s swearing-in ceremony in Congress.

“Plaintiff sat down to eat at a table inside McDonald’s, and grabbed the side of the chair to adjust her seat and pull her chair under the table,” according to a suit filed Thursday in Wayne County Circuit Court, the News reported.

“While pulling herself under the table, Plaintiff felt a sharp pain in the ring finger of her right hand, screamed in pain and jumped out of the seat.”

The suit alleges that she’s lost full use of her hand.

via Monica Conyers Isn’t Lovin’ McDonald’s: She’s Suing  –  Deadline Detroit.

Mom accused in kids deaths: I’m already saying I did it


WOW…. Never hear of that happening before…


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Blair attended a competency hearing and preliminary examination Friday in the case. She was found competent to stand trial and waived her preliminary examination. Her next court date is June 26.

Blair also has a custody case brought against her by the state of Michigan regarding possible termination of her parental rights. She and fathers Alexander Dorsey and Steven Berry of her other children will find out June 30 from Wayne County Judge Edward Joseph if they have lost the rights over an 8-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl. The three have attended several days of hearings at the Wayne County juvenile court in the matter of the surviving children.

via Mom accused in kids deaths: I’m already saying I did it.

Gardner-White donates new bedroom furniture to home for abused & neglected children – WXYZ.com


Always good to hear stories like this… God bless them all…


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DETROIT (WXYZ) – Gardner-White donated 30 new dressers and chests to boys who live at Christ Child House in Detroit, a place for abused and neglected children.

The boys there are ages 8-17 and have become legal wards of the State of Michigan. This means parental rights for their parents have been terminated and foster homes did not work out for them.

via Gardner-White donates new bedroom furniture to home for abused & neglected children – WXYZ.com.