Since houses are going for a $1 in Detroit-How about if we all get together-buy the place-ask for some bail-out $$$ (for the good of the people) and turn it into a resort by the river!
The above idea came to me a few weeks ago-in fun-but- the more I think of it -and with ready taxpayer $$$ available due to today's bail out-the idea has now gotten into the "I'M SERIOUS!" catagory.
We could clean up a once great city (it used to be known as the Parlor City) by owning it and firing the corrupt officials.
Shoprat has some informative posts on his blog---here is one of them: