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SpiralHawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-22-08 09:00 AM
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4. The putrid fruit of republiconomics
ptooooey - on so-called 'conservative' republicon economic schemes
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  -Nearly 30 Percent of San Diego Mortgages Underwater MindPilot  Dec-22-08 08:48 AM   #0 
  - Luckily we only owe another 12K on ours.  hobbit709   Dec-22-08 08:54 AM   #1 
  - frightening  xchrom   Dec-22-08 08:54 AM   #2 
  - Can't come back from that.  Phred42   Dec-22-08 08:59 AM   #3 
  - The putrid fruit of republiconomics  SpiralHawk   Dec-22-08 09:00 AM   #4 
  - Fleeting "plus side"  notesdev   Dec-22-08 09:03 AM   #5 
  - Yea... exactly!! nt  Juneboarder   Dec-22-08 11:48 AM   #17 
  - People really should inspect the property before they buy.  Warren Stupidity   Dec-22-08 09:06 AM   #6 
  - This is California  XemaSab   Dec-22-08 09:45 AM   #9 
  - "Is it on fire?"  MindPilot   Dec-22-08 02:11 PM   #31 
  - What were they thinking...  4dsc   Dec-22-08 09:15 AM   #7 
  - That's exactly the situation in my neighborhood  MindPilot   Dec-22-08 02:21 PM   #32 
  - a third is overwhelming number  tomm2thumbs   Dec-22-08 09:18 AM   #8 
  - It's a "gee whiz" number and probably far from accurate  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 09:56 AM   #11 
  - As someone who works with real estate data, I have to point out a likely flaw in that figure  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 09:55 AM   #10 
  - I'm sorry, but you're kidding yourself  PSPS   Dec-22-08 10:40 AM   #12 
  - My situation is not the point at all  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 12:03 PM   #23 
     - sorry but I don't trust a damn thing a realtor says  happylib   Dec-22-08 01:32 PM   #30 
        - What was said by what realtor to prompt your response?  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 03:01 PM   #36 
        - Great points: Your last line should include that a lot of stupid people  Ozma   Dec-23-08 03:51 PM   #48 
           - The smart ethical ones are driven out, it's cocktail-partying that counts.  Waiting For Everyman   Dec-23-08 04:13 PM   #50 
  - Thanks for the analysis.  wolfgangmo   Dec-22-08 10:47 AM   #13 
  - The quoted estimate is definitely high, but I can't begin to guess by how much  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 12:02 PM   #21 
  - Well good for those that bought in 1994  4dsc   Dec-22-08 11:51 AM   #18 
  - Being under water is not important if you can keep up with the payments  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 12:05 PM   #25 
  - Your "debt load" isn't the point.  Ozma   Dec-23-08 03:54 PM   #49 
     - You are missing the point - I guess using my situation as an example was a mistake  slackmaster   Dec-23-08 04:22 PM   #52 
  - SANDY EGGO... home of California GOP Base---> Bwahahaha! Duke Cunningham...SWIM U CROOKS!!!  happygoluckytoyou   Dec-22-08 11:33 AM   #14 
  - We aren't all crooks down here!!  Juneboarder   Dec-22-08 11:51 AM   #19 
  - Right! I lived there in the 90's and I found SD City and County to be wonderful  Ozma   Dec-23-08 04:20 PM   #51 
  - Actually San Diego county went blue just before the election  MindPilot   Dec-22-08 02:29 PM   #33 
  - Excuse me...  YvonneCa   Dec-22-08 10:41 PM   #44 
  - San Diego is a conservative area, so a lot of Bush true believers ....  hadrons   Dec-22-08 11:34 AM   #15 
  - SD is a conservative county  Juneboarder   Dec-22-08 11:53 AM   #20 
  - San Diego County voted No on Proposition 8  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 12:04 PM   #24 
  - Its mostly politically conservative, not so much socially  hadrons   Dec-22-08 04:02 PM   #40 
     - One of our new gay council members is a Republican  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 04:51 PM   #41 
        - Which one?  MindPilot   Dec-22-08 05:09 PM   #42 
           - Carl DeMaio is a gay GOPer, District 5  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 05:23 PM   #43 
  - So are a lot of Democrats. n/t  YvonneCa   Dec-22-08 10:42 PM   #45 
  - Ouch!  Juneboarder   Dec-22-08 11:47 AM   #16 
  - "If you sell right now you're by definition either distressed or stupid" is a crock of shit.  truthisfreedom   Dec-22-08 12:02 PM   #22 
  - HaHaHaHa!!!  Juneboarder   Dec-23-08 04:23 PM   #53 
  - Remember the $500k SLUM House? What a Shock  Crisco   Dec-22-08 12:06 PM   #26 
  - Please, the word "slum" is so, well, like, not cool.  MindPilot   Dec-22-08 02:35 PM   #35 
  - I bought in 2002, no 2nd, and I'm underwater  tomhayes   Dec-22-08 12:29 PM   #27 
  - You did nothing wrong  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 12:41 PM   #28 
  - $189,262 > $204,000  tomhayes   Dec-22-08 03:22 PM   #37 
     - Ouch  slackmaster   Dec-22-08 03:24 PM   #38 
  - We have been "underwater" several times in our house  SoCalDem   Dec-22-08 02:32 PM   #34 
  - If you can afford a house on one income, you are not ever  Ozma   Dec-23-08 04:30 PM   #58 
     - I ended up with mine as the outcome of a divorce  slackmaster   Dec-23-08 04:37 PM   #60 
     - "underwater" from the standpoint of the house being "worth" less than one owes  SoCalDem   Dec-23-08 05:40 PM   #65 
  - You didn't do anything wrong  Abq_Sarah   Dec-22-08 03:55 PM   #39 
  - Thanks, for helping me to explain to other why I moved to frigid Portland last month....  calipendence   Dec-22-08 01:30 PM   #29 
  - This is probably not as horrible as the fearmongers would like it to sound  PurityOfEssence   Dec-23-08 02:23 PM   #46 
     - Hey, I gots an idea, why don't you STFU about things you don't know  tomhayes   Dec-23-08 03:34 PM   #47 
     - Tell you another story....  WriteDown   Dec-23-08 04:26 PM   #54 
     - Hey dummy, I want to read more  tomhayes   Dec-23-08 04:28 PM   #57 
        - No....  WriteDown   Dec-23-08 04:34 PM   #59 
           - How about, um, greater than or equal to 0%  tomhayes   Dec-23-08 04:40 PM   #61 
              - You're off on a lot of points?  WriteDown   Dec-23-08 04:54 PM   #62 
                 - Says you  tomhayes   Dec-23-08 05:09 PM   #63 
                    - What condo is worth 330K?  WriteDown   Dec-23-08 05:15 PM   #64 
                       - Um, tomhayes is right.  Waiting For Everyman   Dec-23-08 06:40 PM   #66 
                          - Who needs to sell?  WriteDown   Dec-23-08 09:58 PM   #67 
                             - Anybody who sells in less than 30 years is a flipper, huh?  Waiting For Everyman   Dec-24-08 08:16 AM   #68 
                                - No....  WriteDown   Dec-24-08 08:54 AM   #69 
     - Great post! Yes, there's always a few here who don't know  Ozma   Dec-23-08 04:26 PM   #55 
     - I see something nauseating in somebody's character too.  Waiting For Everyman   Dec-23-08 04:27 PM   #56 
 

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