Detroit Demands Obama Bailout: We Voted For You, Now Give Us Some Bacon (Video)

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The immorality of entitlement: An endless and bottomless pit of takers… it’s theft from the producers, those that earn it through hard work.

FOX 2 News Staff reports the following:

DETROIT (WJBK) — The city of Detroit faces a major financial crisis and one member of city council thinks President Barack Obama should step in and help.

City Council member JoAnn Watson said Tuesday the citizens support of Obama in last month’s election was enough reason for the president to bailout the struggling the city. (Click the video player to listen)

“Our people in an overwhelming way supported the re-election of this president and there ought to be a quid pro quo and you ought to exercise leadership on that,” said Watson. “Of course, not just that, but why not?”

Nearly 75 percent of Wayne County voters pulled the lever for Obama in November.

“After the election of Jimmy Carter, the honorable Coleman Alexander Young, he went to Washington, D.C. and came home with some bacon,” said Watson. “That’s what you do.”

Young served as Detroit’s mayor for 20 years and served as vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1977 to 1981.

The White House has expressed no plans to bailout the cash-crunched city that some experts say could run out of money by the end of the year.

The federal government has bailed out cities in the past, however. In 1975, President Gerald Ford extended more than $2 billion in credit to New York City to help it avoid a financial collapse.

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  • Oh, and here’s the punch line. The Democrat Councilwoman demanding the bailout is a tax cheat:

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  • Sam Stone

    Decades and decades of liberal rule and now they are crying about the result? Screw them.

  • Sam Stone

    Remember this woman on the Detroit City Council? Wife of racist Congressman Conyers.

    She is now in jail.

  • Sam Stone

    And then there was the child beat down of Mrs Conyers.

  • Tee Dub

    In 1975, New York City was filled with people working and paying taxes and there was a real expectation that the money would be repaid (which it was). With Detroit, it’s a city filled with government dependents. No reasonable possibility of ever paying off a bailout. It’s good money chasing bad. The comparison to NYC is almost irrelevant.

  • Comrade J


  • JDubya

    Detroit should be used for bombing practice by the US Airforce. I really cannot see any other value to this stench hole that deserves our “bacon”.

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  • Sam Stone

    It seems the Mayor has the issue in the forefront.

    “We are in an environment, I think, of entitlement, we’ve got a lot of people who are city workers, who for years and years, 20, 30 years, think they are entitled to a job and all that comes with it,” Bing said. He added: “Nobody wants to go backwards, but in order for us to move this city forward we’re going to have to take a step or two backwards — and then, I think, all of us have to participate in the pain that’ s upon us right now.”

    But the real bombshell may be Bing’s sense of the hardest jobs in the country.

    “(My job is) to make the hard decision so this city would have a future, but it’s probably the second most difficult job in this country behind the president,” he said.

    As part of managing expectations, he said people have to realize “Detroit’s not going to be what it was,” adding, “We’ve got to look at it differently.””

  • Sam Stone

    Please go to google maps street views and see for yourself the condition of much of Detroit. It looks in many places like Mogadishu.

    Tear down the city and start over.

  • Amalgamated Cliff Divers, Local 157

    “That’s what you do!” Yes, that is what YOU do! Why not? Everyone else does it.


  • cavt

    Suspect big O will just ignore Detroit. It’s amazing that these Obamities think he cares about them–based on what. They will never learn and the anointed one will just treat them like _____.

  • Look-Out

    OT – NSA Whistleblower: “Everyone in US Under Virtual Surveillance”

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    It seems the Mayor has the issue in the forefront.

    It appears like he understands somewhat the scope of the problem and what’s needed to fix it. Too bad the council members (at least ONE of them) don’t.

  • paul52

    How many decades have the Dims and UAW ruled Detroit? I visited in 1967 and it was a sewer then. Bailout? Spelled “B-u-l-l-d-o-z-e!”

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  • Remco Kimber

    City Council member JoAnn Watson represents everything ugly about the entitlement “leadership” class: a loud-mouth minority on the public payroll with the belly to prove it.

  • Patty

    I don’t feel their pain. I do feel that many who are so memorized by Obama mania during the election are receiving their dues. Just can’t stop that loving feeling they have for Obama.

    When Santa doesn’t bring them the goodies they just are heartbroken. Detroit, listen up, others are suffering and we tried to tell you but you were naughty. JUST DON’T LISTEN TO THE TRUTH AND HEAR WHAT YOU WANT TO HEAR.

    Really, you guys believe what Obama the spender was saying?

  • hermie

    Until the city council decides to actually do something expect lansing and Washington to bail them out (something like honest and open tacking of their budget messes.) Detroit will still be a cesspool and no amount of ‘stimulus’ monies will change that.

    There are only a handful of reasons to come to downtown Detroit; the Fox, the Lions, the Tigers and the casinos.

  • hermie

    Sorry, I meant to say other than expect Lansing and Washington to bail them out.

  • bigkahuna

    Sorry Parasites.. You voted for Obama and not only will you get nothing….You will find things get worse as Obamacare kills off more jobs, forces employers to cut workers hours, raises taxes on employers so they hire fewer workers and have less disposable income to buy shhhtuff !

    Obama is forcing money offshore, business off shore and over seas. Then they wonder why things suck. The parasites are killing the host ( USA).

    Nobody ever mentions that GM didnt pay their FAIR SHARE .Obama screswed shareholders, broke bankruptcy laws ….so it allowed GM to carry forward $45 billion in losses. Thats right they will have to make $45 billion in profits before ever paying a dime in taxes. Thats NOT FAIR or LEVEL for Ford, Honda, Toyota and others who havent screwed the company and the taxpayer.


    1. Obama screwed preferred shareholders of GM
    2. Closed 10 GM plants laying off 10,000
    3. Gave the GM union thugs $50 billion and then gave them a huge chunk of stock in GM
    4. Screwed non Union Delphi employee pensions while making unions whole.
    5. Closed 1100 GM dealers killing at least 100,000 jobs.
    6. Allowed GM to carry forward $45 billion in losses never before allowed in bankruptcy.
    7. Screwed the taxpayer every which way an twice on Sunday!
    8. Continue to throw taxpayer money in the toilet subsidizing the volt at Minimum $10,000/ Volt
    9. Sold off Chrysler to Fiat for about $100.
    10. Screwed the taxpayer …again and again.

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  • FMB42

    Obama only wanted “Detroit’s” vote as a means of grabbing more power and money for himself and his D.C. cronies.

    Besides, he’s far too busy planning his next Hawaiian vacation, trip to Vegas, golf game, or lobster dinner to hear your futile pleas for “some bacon”.

  • What Tools, he doesn’t need you idiots anymore….

  • Tee Dub


    Not a great place to live for a long time. In the kung-fu parody piece “A Fist Full of Yen” in the spoof movie “Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)”, Detroit is dissed twice. Once, after describing a hellhole, the protagonist asks if it’s worse than Detroit, and again when all other forms of torture fail, a prisoner breaks down after he hears he is being sent to Detroit.

  • Obama needs you poor, Detroit. He needs you dependent. He’s going to give you a little “taste” of money, and then, a little more…. like a crack dealer does to a whore.

    You voted for him. You got him. TOYOTA!

  • squeaky

    ah yes detroit. [Detroit businessman John Hantz sees vast orchards and farms, up to ten of them, right in the middle of Detroit; he’s pledged $30 million to get it started.
    Demographer Kurt Metzger envisions small urban villages connected by parks and bike paths.
    “We could become the greenest city in the country because of the land that we have if we start to manage it correctly,” he said.] the opposite of paving paradise to put up a parking lot.

  • From the look of JoAnn I would be willing to bet all the last packages of Hostess Twinkie products through out Michigan were all bought out and can be found stored in this heffers garage and basement…

  • Rock

    Just the tip of the iceberg with this entitlement freak. Payed less than one hundred dollars on a home that should have been taxed two thousand or more.

  • tj

    Where in the US Constitution does the Federal government get the authority to send my money to Detroit?

  • CT

    Who didn’t see this coming, the tribal expectation of Obama’s people?

  • Texas_Treeroach

    “Where be mah Obama money ?!?”

  • she wants her “fair” share of the graft pie. any money sent to detroit will disappear down the urban corruption sinkhole.

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  • Cewmax42

    Wow. Maxine Waters must be jealous of such an empty skull.

  • Look-Out

    …he went to Washington, D.C. and came home with some bacon,” said Watson.

    She wants bacon?

    I can imagine more than a few would be happy to oblige…and during that flyover, drop a load of it on neighboring Dearborn.

  • H8Unions

    This sweathog is a classic entitled liberal. FU$% Detroit!

  • Smarty

    This woman is too stupid to realize that quid pro quo is illegal, but smart enough to know no one will go after her for it. I wonder what the average IQ of her voter base is.

  • Oh, your Majesty, your voters are calling you?

    Guess what dawg, it’s PAYBACK TIME!

  • Rosemary Woodhouse

    Let Detroit go off the fiscal cliff.

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  • squeaky

    detroit – einstein central. we remember this

  • MarkJ

    Judging from her physical appearance, JoAnn Watson has had no trouble “bringing home the bacon” for a long time. I’ll bet this is her favorite website:

  • ratsofred

    Detroit , Cali , and IL. , will all be bailed in the name of the head lizard , and on the backs of hard working middle class Americans . America is no more .

  • Gary

    A second term president owes nothing to anybody, and just wait until the last two years when there isn’t even the danger of losing the Senate (if he doesn’t lose it in 2014, of course).

  • oldgeek

    One does not simply waste bacon…