By Jeff Moss
March 1, 2015
The municipality of Detroit is just exiting a painful bankruptcy process. People in the city can’t afford their property taxes. There is a good chance that you might be reading this article from Chicago, Dallas or Phoenix because the job market in Southeastern Michigan was so bad that you had to uproot your family to make ends meet.
No city in this fine country suffered more from the financial crisis of 2008 than Detroit. While other parts of the U.S. went through a recession, we suffered through an actual depression that both started earlier and lasted longer than it did for pretty much anywhere else in North America.