I know it’s kind of old news at this point, but, a few days ago, Rachel Maddow touched on
the recent state-sanctioned takeover of Benton Harbor, and the beachfront land grab that might be behind it.
For more on how the recent actions of Benton Harbor Czar Joseph Harris could be motivated by the Whirlpool Corporation’s desire to turn the city-owned Jean Klock Park for children into an upscale, private, beachfront golf club, I’d encourage you to check out Electablog. Here’s a clip:
…This is where the rubber meets the pavement. If you are looking for motivations for Snyder and his Republican friends to take over Benton Harbor, watch who gets development rights of the Lake Michigan shoreline. They are already setting things up to ensure that it is not the local residents of Benton Harbor…