Eric from DETROIT writes: "...CHRIS! They are saying this was the LAST year for the Michigan State Fair due state budget issues. The Mich State Fair has been going on every year since 1849. Yes 18-49! See proof in this NY Times article. It appears government has the money to bail failing corporations but none to help a fun filled family event like a state fair. In their last hours on the last day of the last Michigan State fair I found these pigs sleeping off their sadness, synchronized. Eric Near Detroit"