blood from a turnip. What the hay is this doing in their constitution anyway? Is it constitutional? Seems a little preferencial to me...:
...the Michigan Constitution prohibits actions that will lessen the pension benefits of public employees, including those in the City of Detroit.
But since it is in their constitution, who the heck was running the store all these years...5 yr olds?... when they weren't raiding a real candy store? Totally irresponsible. 20 billion $ in debt!?
Wife of ethically-impaired U.S. Sen. Conyers, Monica, a former President pro tempore of the Detroit City Council, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit bribery in June 2009. This is punishable by up to five years in prison; in March 2010 she was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment, followed by two years supervised probation.
"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina
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