Comment: Detroit bankruptcy solution, from a libertarians perspective

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Detroit bankruptcy solution, from a libertarians perspective

I have a thought, why not free Detroit to become a libertarian city? Maybe on the order of what Hong Kong was, free and independent from the mainland USA. A free international city, based on libertarian principals. A Tax free enterprise zone, no immigration restrictions, no minimum wage laws, no wealth transfers, no entitlements, very limited regulations and only basic taxing for the essentials. All the fundamentals are in place, an international airport, infrastructure, and its located on the border with access to the great lakes shipping. IMHO that city would attract hundreds of billions in international revenue and would explode economically.

Why not? I don't think it could get any worse off than it is now.
Oh, I know why not, silly me, every other city in the US may want to follow Detroit's lead, we can't have that! Never mind.