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(Washington Post)   Detroit becoming a mecca of industry. If your industry is dumping bodies   (washingtonpost.com) divider line 128
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2012-08-06 09:37:31 AM
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-08-06 11:53:27 AM
Hey if they had oil it would be just like the middle east but with hockey!
 
2012-08-06 11:54:23 AM
I'm a little surprised with the lack of creativity in dumping them. In the open's just asking for trouble. The basement of an abandoned house, in several plastic bags, probably would take longer to be discovered.
 
2012-08-06 11:56:23 AM
mlkshk.com

A captain of industry


/He is also building an army of extraordinary magnitude
//You have our gratitude
 
2012-08-06 11:57:51 AM
FTFA:

"Abandoned and neglected parts of the city are quickly becoming dumping grounds for the dead - at least a dozen bodies in 12 months' time."

A rate of one body per month for a population of close to a million people, please excuse my lack of outrage.
 
2012-08-06 11:57:54 AM
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THE DPD?!?!?

t1.gstatic.com
I have video *RIGHT HERE*
of a suspect.
/pops like a cap in yo ass
 
2012-08-06 12:00:02 PM
Consider Detroit a bellwether for the future of your great (snicker) country.

Especially if you elect for president one of the people responsible for pillaging and destroying working America.

If that happens you'll be getting what you deserve.
 
2012-08-06 12:01:30 PM
2.bp.blogspot.com
 
2012-08-06 12:02:34 PM

JohnAnnArbor: I'm a little surprised with the lack of creativity in dumping them. In the open's just asking for trouble. The basement of an abandoned house, in several plastic bags, probably would take longer to be discovered.


also takes longer to secret several bags within a building. with a dump you're driving down the road in seconds.
 
2012-08-06 12:02:44 PM
They should never have cancelled these guys.

www.imagerip.net
 
2012-08-06 12:05:14 PM
This wouldn't happen if they expanded the 10 cent bottle return to include bodies.
 
2012-08-06 12:05:35 PM
Warning: Do not take the midnight train going anywhere
 
2012-08-06 12:06:49 PM
Perhaps it's just wishful thinking but... if there's so much land that's so desolate, why is no one out there buying? I do recall reading a story about land/houses in Detroit selling for $1 (I forget if that was with or without back taxes.) Why hasn't anyone bothered to buy it all up for some minimal sum, secede from the city, put up some fencing and do something with it? ... I dunno, McMansions, farming, retirement homes, whatever.

images1.wikia.nocookie.net
E. Peterbus Unum
 
2012-08-06 12:06:50 PM
"You can shoot a person, dump a body and it may just go unsolved"

Well, if the police are giving them permission...
 
2012-08-06 12:07:19 PM

max_pooper: FTFA:

"Abandoned and neglected parts of the city are quickly becoming dumping grounds for the dead - at least a dozen bodies in 12 months' time."

A rate of one body per month for a population of close to a million people, please excuse my lack of outrage.


Those are the ones they find. Since they aren't really looking, I'm guessing they're just finding the quick and dirty dumps, bodies pretty much thrown out of the car by people panicking. If you really started searching some of the vacant homes and lots, I bet the numbers would jump pretty quickly, but I'm sure the city has no money to go looking, and no interest in making their already shiatty reputation even worse.

(Here's where the image from The Wire would be if I had any hotlinking skills at all)
 
2012-08-06 12:10:33 PM

devildog123: max_pooper: FTFA:

"Abandoned and neglected parts of the city are quickly becoming dumping grounds for the dead - at least a dozen bodies in 12 months' time."

A rate of one body per month for a population of close to a million people, please excuse my lack of outrage.

Those are the ones they find. Since they aren't really looking, I'm guessing they're just finding the quick and dirty dumps, bodies pretty much thrown out of the car by people panicking. If you really started searching some of the vacant homes and lots, I bet the numbers would jump pretty quickly, but I'm sure the city has no money to go looking, and no interest in making their already shiatty reputation even worse.

(Here's where the image from The Wire would be if I had any hotlinking skills at all)


They found a guy frozen into the bottom of a building a while back.
 
2012-08-06 12:11:02 PM
Using Google Street View to see the streets there is as close as I want to get to Detroit.
 
2012-08-06 12:13:11 PM
I read that as "Mech Industry" and got excited.

www.teamteabag.com
 
2012-08-06 12:14:03 PM
Hey now, Detroit has some redeeming qualities. Like, you can drink all you want and drive home with no fear of getting pulled over.
 
2012-08-06 12:14:26 PM

illannoyin: [mlkshk.com image 450x254]

A captain of industry

/He is also building an army of extraordinary magnitude
//You have our gratitude


it's got to be second-nature. i mean the places that we live.
 
2012-08-06 12:16:20 PM
fc05.deviantart.net
 
2012-08-06 12:16:46 PM

detroitdoesntsuckthatbad: Hey now, Detroit has some redeeming qualities. Like, you can drink all you want and drive home with no fear of getting pulled over.


The former police chief used to patrol himself occasionally. He pulled over kids who had no license with them, etc. He asked them if they'd go north of 8 mile like that. "No, we'd get arrested!"

I wonder if more police working on the nuisance crimes would help.
 
2012-08-06 12:17:55 PM
Still no Robocop reference. What's wrong with you people?

assets.ecouterre.com

/I don't think even Robocop could save Detroit at this point
 
2012-08-06 12:18:03 PM
FTFA: "Detroit is a dumping ground for a lot of stuff," said Margaret Dewar, professor of urban and regional planning at the University of Michigan.

Oh, you have no idea just how insightful that comment really is!
 
2012-08-06 12:19:04 PM

AKTurkey: Warning: Do not take the midnight train going anywhere


I'm pretty sure anywhere is better than South Detroit...
 
2012-08-06 12:19:12 PM

mrEdude: Consider Detroit a bellwether for the future of your great (snicker) country.

Especially if you elect for president one of the people responsible for pillaging and destroying working America.

If that happens you'll be getting what you deserve.


What planet did you just arrive from? Paging Ben 10. Time to kick some alien butt.
 
2012-08-06 12:20:17 PM

mrEdude: Consider Detroit a bellwether for the future of your great (snicker) country.

Especially if you elect for president one of the people responsible for pillaging and destroying working America.

If that happens you'll be getting what you deserve.


This! Democrats ruined Detroit, everyone knows that. Dont for them.
 
2012-08-06 12:20:30 PM
See your future, America.
 
2012-08-06 12:20:42 PM
As someone who has to go to downtown Detroit this afternoon, I'm getting a kick out of this story.

/was there yesterday too
//didn't die
 
2012-08-06 12:21:15 PM

mrEdude: Consider Detroit a bellwether for the future of your great (snicker) country.

Especially if you elect for president one of the people responsible for pillaging and destroying working America.

If that happens you'll be getting what you deserve.


I'm pretty sure Detroit is an excellent example of decades of one party rule...
 
2012-08-06 12:21:25 PM
Yes but in Detroit the trees are just the right height.
 
2012-08-06 12:22:04 PM

skinink: Using Google Street View to see the streets there is as close as I want to get to Detroit.


Seconded

/and I still feel like I might get shot.
 
2012-08-06 12:22:18 PM

hdhale: Still no Robocop reference. What's wrong with you people?

[assets.ecouterre.com image 537x402]

/I don't think even Robocop could save Detroit at this point


Robocop couldn't, but ED-209 should have enough firepower to do the job.

wiki.base22.com
 
2012-08-06 12:23:08 PM
Same thing happened in New Orleans after Katrina

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/25/magazine/the-lower-ninth-ward-new-o r leans.html?pagewanted=all
 
2012-08-06 12:23:28 PM

JohnAnnArbor: devildog123: max_pooper: FTFA:

"Abandoned and neglected parts of the city are quickly becoming dumping grounds for the dead - at least a dozen bodies in 12 months' time."

A rate of one body per month for a population of close to a million people, please excuse my lack of outrage.

Those are the ones they find. Since they aren't really looking, I'm guessing they're just finding the quick and dirty dumps, bodies pretty much thrown out of the car by people panicking. If you really started searching some of the vacant homes and lots, I bet the numbers would jump pretty quickly, but I'm sure the city has no money to go looking, and no interest in making their already shiatty reputation even worse.

(Here's where the image from The Wire would be if I had any hotlinking skills at all)

They found a guy frozen into the bottom of a building a while back.


I remember that because it was my introduction to the awesomeness that is Charlie LeDuff.
 
2012-08-06 12:26:15 PM

cabbyman: AKTurkey: Warning: Do not take the midnight train going anywhere

I'm pretty sure anywhere is better than South Detroit...


Camden, NJ?

upload.wikimedia.org

Guess it's a close call...

/hot
 
2012-08-06 12:26:38 PM
The problem with the $1 houses, according to Le Show, is that they typically contain so many code violations that they are pure liabilities. Banks are abandoning their repos.
 
2012-08-06 12:30:23 PM
JohnAnnArbor: "I'm a little surprised with the lack of creativity in dumping them. In the open's just asking for trouble."

And who's to say there *aren't* plenty of them in bags in the basements of abandoned houses?
Just as every criminal is not dumb, just because some idiot got pinched due their own stupidity, not every body is dumped in the open just because people finally noticed some bodies dumped in the open.
 
2012-08-06 12:32:23 PM
cabbyman: "I'm pretty sure anywhere is better than South Detroit..."

South Detroit is undefined.
 
2012-08-06 12:35:08 PM
www.andyandnoreen.com
 
2012-08-06 12:37:16 PM
You go with what you're good at.
 
2012-08-06 12:38:02 PM

cabbyman: mrEdude: Consider Detroit a bellwether for the future of your great (snicker) country.

Especially if you elect for president one of the people responsible for pillaging and destroying working America.

If that happens you'll be getting what you deserve.

I'm pretty sure Detroit is an excellent example of decades of one DUMB party rule...


fixed
 
2012-08-06 12:40:10 PM

cabbyman: AKTurkey: Warning: Do not take the midnight train going anywhere

I'm pretty sure anywhere is better than South Detroit...


Hold on to that feeling.
 
2012-08-06 12:40:22 PM

ringersol: cabbyman: "I'm pretty sure anywhere is better than South Detroit..."

South Detroit is undefined.


If Journey mentioned it in a song "It's still real to me."

/Grew up in Port Huron, which has been called Little Detroit at times. Especially when YBI and the like got raided a lot of them hid out up there
//Knows that South Detroit is undefined.
 
2012-08-06 12:40:38 PM
Ok.. being from detroit... where do people in other cities dump their corpses?
 
2012-08-06 12:41:26 PM
Um, I think that automobile production went to Canada, overseas and to scab southern states, mostly.

//And StL,
//which was UAW
 
2012-08-06 12:42:06 PM
Detroid, Schmetroit. Wake me up when corpses are turning up all over Bloomfield Hills.
 
2012-08-06 12:42:30 PM
I think that Brach woman was included in a huge iron ingot from northern Indiana.
 
2012-08-06 12:45:00 PM
The world needs grave diggers, too.

i34.tinypic.com
 
2012-08-06 12:45:35 PM

Killer Cars: Detroid, Schmetroit. Wake me up when corpses are turning up all over Bloomfield Hills.


If someone's going to dump a body in Bloomfield, they might as well drive an extra 5 minutes to dump it in Pontiac.
 
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