GOP Appointed Officials Black Out Detroit During Heatwave To "Send Them A Strong Message"Quicklink submitted by Rob Kall Permalink
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|Heat wave caused the power outage in Detroit this week, right? Not so fast. It turns out that the cities Emergency Manager cut off the power intentionally. the city's power outages were intentional. Officials and citizens working in the city were given no warning before the electricity was cut off. Law enforcement officials working in the Hall of Justice had no time to prepare. Senior citizens and disabled citizens using elevators in the city's downtown district had no way to know what was coming. The entire criminal justice system was shut down without notice. Wayne State University Campus was just one of many sites evacuated under emergency conditions. Traffic lights across the city stopped working. 1,400 public and private locations were left without power. And the entire thing was intentional, to 'send a message' to the people of Detroit.|
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