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    Thoughtful post RickBak. Your point about...

    Thoughtful post RickBak.

    Your point about mercenaries is true but not exclusive to players. Ask Cleveland or St. Louis or any other city that had their team pull up stakes and move.

    It is a...
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    Ray, did you say the same for Frank Sinatra?...

    Ray, did you say the same for Frank Sinatra? Barely literate. Tough guy wanna be. Dropout. Womanizer. Woman beater.

    But he could sing even when his voice was sub-par.

    He was an entertainer....
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    6-10 in another year of boundless entertainment.

    6-10 in another year of boundless entertainment.
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    Who is our Commissioner this year? I miss the...

    Who is our Commissioner this year?

    I miss the days when we had our own playpen to discuss all things Lions, a space far away from the prying eyes of the uninitiated, the uninformed, the...
  5. You could make a case that there are no harder...

    You could make a case that there are no harder American Workers than those from other countries.

    I don’t think you can hide behind the flag when that flag was made by generations of foreigners...
  6. I am not surprised at your comment. It must be...

    I am not surprised at your comment. It must be tough being so bitter and closed off to other people.

    I really feel sorry for you. I am even sorry you will not even consider my observation as...
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    Congratulations Lowell! A true accomplishment. ...

    Congratulations Lowell! A true accomplishment.

    I lurked for along time, but it was a story on WDET about the funeral of ItsJeff that compelled me to register.

    I do recall not being able to...
  8. Why would anyone want an untrained driver on the...

    Why would anyone want an untrained driver on the road? Everyone has to pass a test to get a Driver’s License. A test tests ones understanding of our laws.

    We have enough goofballs who know the...
  9. Well played. Nice pause to add some tension...

    Well played.

    Nice pause to add some tension then...zing.

    Tension and release is critical to comedy and music.

    ——-

    Ray keep on posting the Shorpy pics. They never fail to spark...
  10. Hack Shorpy? Hack how? By my lights Shorpy...

    Hack Shorpy? Hack how?

    By my lights Shorpy gets an image, cleans it up and makes history come alive. True, he doesnt take the photos, but gets most of them from the library of Congress. Im...
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    Thx Z, One of the motivations behind my query...

    Thx Z,

    One of the motivations behind my query is an old guy at a dog park I visit. Hes well into his 80s and is a Trumpian.

    As you may have guessed, I hold no love for Mr. 45 and have...
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    Busing was a bad tactic to achieve the stated...

    Busing was a bad tactic to achieve the stated goal of racial integration.

    A noble idea that proved to be disastrous for neighborhoods.

    Mom and Dad didnt want their child on a bus for two hours...
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    Zacha, I am completely ignorant as to the full...

    Zacha, I am completely ignorant as to the full scope of the kinds of racial bigotry black folks have had to deal with.

    It is not that I am not knowledgeable about it, but there is a difference...
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    Excellent post, gistoks suggestion on the...

    Excellent post, gistoks suggestion on the Fillmore/State/Palms is equally on point.
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    A rather high opinion of yourself and your...

    A rather high opinion of yourself and your essential presence in this world.
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    Whether the Ilitch family of companies had...

    Whether the Ilitch family of companies had someone light the match is beside the point. The Ilitch family has owned that property since 2001 or 03 and have allowed it to be demolished by neglect.
    ...
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    You can actually shop downtown. Not just for...

    You can actually shop downtown. Not just for flaming Cheetos and grape drink either. Furniture, glasses, clothing. Real stuff.
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    Not sure the overhead wires would be that great...

    Not sure the overhead wires would be that great on the Riverwalk, but point taken, they should have done something with the cars.

    Although, they did run those Trolley cars for 30 or 35...
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    I happen to have liked the Trolley and found it...

    I happen to have liked the Trolley and found it pretty useful. RenCen to GCP for a quarter.

    The Tinker Toy thing. That was a killer.

    What killed Washington Bvd was air conditioning, or the...
  20. The Fifth Estate. Metro Times. Cream. The Free...

    The Fifth Estate. Metro Times. Cream. The Free Press and News. Detroit Almanac.

    You should arrange a meeting at the Burton Library and plan on spending a solid week here.
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    Yeah, .. no. You think that Trolley really...

    Yeah, .. no. You think that Trolley really killed Washington Blvd?. ... I think youd have to go well down a long list of killers before youd get to that Trolley.
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    We are blessed to be included as your virtual...

    We are blessed to be included as your virtual friends.
  23. A clear question. A nonsensical argument. A...

    A clear question.

    A nonsensical argument.

    A call for reason.

    more nonsense.

    Pleas for sanity.
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    Nighttimer, it would be in your best interest to...

    Nighttimer, it would be in your best interest to stay away from such places. They are clubby places with patrons who know each other. You will stand out in a way that will put your health in...
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    1200 years old. Took 300 years to build. Took...

    1200 years old. Took 300 years to build. Took longer to build than the USA has existed.
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