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Hepburn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-25-09 05:54 PM
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5. Wow...fabulous!
:patriot: <------- there go de judge!
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  -Happy Thanksgiving - Judge Gives Debt-Ridden Couple a House Robb  Nov-25-09 05:33 PM   #0 
  - Awesome  wryter2000   Nov-25-09 05:37 PM   #1 
  - I concur baby!  scotus   Nov-26-09 11:09 AM   #86 
     - Welcome to DU  wryter2000   Nov-26-09 01:49 PM   #90 
  - wow!  tigereye   Nov-25-09 05:37 PM   #2 
  - We need more judges like this!  AndyA   Nov-25-09 05:43 PM   #3 
  - Kudo's to the Judge!  mrbarber   Nov-25-09 05:46 PM   #4 
  - Wow...fabulous!  Hepburn   Nov-25-09 05:54 PM   #5 
  - Judgments like this might get banks to stop being stupid  Warpy   Nov-25-09 06:03 PM   #6 
  - I'm not saying that I will break the law  wolfgangmo   Nov-26-09 10:01 AM   #75 
     - If you're facing foreclosure  Warpy   Nov-26-09 11:15 AM   #87 
  - Old fashioned Jubilee Justice  SutaUvaca   Nov-25-09 06:05 PM   #7 
  - I hope this is upheld on appeal.  aquart   Nov-25-09 06:08 PM   #8 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Nov-25-09 07:20 PM   #18 
  - Welcome to DU, and you're right.  Zavulon   Nov-26-09 09:56 AM   #73 
  - Probably not, but it'll be a Pyrric Victory for that bank!  pnorman   Nov-25-09 10:14 PM   #36 
  - Why didn't he give them a house on the beach?  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 09:31 AM   #65 
     - Seeing the common folk get an upper hand for a change does rile you up, innit?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Nov-30-09 12:24 PM   #99 
  - And of course, in the true American spirit of petty meaness  XanaDUer   Nov-25-09 06:19 PM   #9 
  - Those guys are probably bank industry employees hired just to make such posts.  1monster   Nov-26-09 08:04 AM   #58 
  - Let this judge run for president!  winyanstaz   Nov-25-09 06:20 PM   #10 
  - OT but very important  rymmie1981   Nov-25-09 06:23 PM   #11 
  - done, and thank you for the info  niyad   Nov-25-09 11:39 PM   #44 
  - "like" dealing with organized crime? They are organized. And it is criminal.  geckosfeet   Nov-25-09 06:25 PM   #12 
  - Banks  lsewpershad   Nov-25-09 06:34 PM   #13 
  - Not possible as long as we allow current financing.  aquart   Nov-26-09 05:15 AM   #51 
  - Big difference in Dem Administrations  truedelphi   Nov-25-09 07:32 PM   #20 
  - Agreed. Looks like local judges will have to do the dirty work.  geckosfeet   Nov-25-09 08:00 PM   #23 
  - Do you know, I was just going to post the EXACT same thing. LOL  closeupready   Nov-25-09 08:55 PM   #28 
  - I had the same plan.  Lugnut   Nov-25-09 11:33 PM   #43 
     - AT least with a loan shark you know what you are getting.  wolfgangmo   Nov-26-09 10:04 AM   #76 
  - +1. I'd like to see similar rulings a million times over  Lorien   Nov-25-09 09:24 PM   #30 
  - Oh how very american of him. n/t  Fire1   Nov-25-09 06:54 PM   #14 
  - Here Come Da Judge!!  thelordofhell   Nov-25-09 06:59 PM   #15 
  - I'm giving a standing "O" to that judge!  SeattleGirl   Nov-25-09 07:08 PM   #16 
  - They can do that?  quakerboy   Nov-25-09 07:18 PM   #17 
  - Here come the Judge Woohoo!!!  lovuian   Nov-25-09 07:27 PM   #19 
  - FANTASTIC Good for you Judge!  Jefferson23   Nov-25-09 07:39 PM   #21 
  - cool  proud patriot   Nov-25-09 07:40 PM   #22 
  - excellent....  unkachuck   Nov-25-09 08:08 PM   #24 
  - YES!! The bailouts should have gone to the homeowners in the first place....  BrklynLiberal   Nov-25-09 08:14 PM   #25 
  - Good for Judge Spinner -- !!!  defendandprotect   Nov-25-09 08:37 PM   #26 
  - Nonsense, he could have given them a house on the beach..  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 09:36 AM   #67 
     - We gave all the "houses on the beach" to Wall Street and the banks . . .  defendandprotect   Nov-27-09 12:04 AM   #94 
        - No doubt there.  WriteDown   Nov-27-09 05:56 AM   #95 
  - Only these words would describe this.  Jkid   Nov-25-09 08:52 PM   #27 
  - Get a load of the wingers who posted comments.  Doremus   Nov-25-09 08:56 PM   #29 
  - Yeah ... in this thread too ...  Nihil   Nov-26-09 07:04 AM   #55 
  - CSR at work, even if it has to be force fed. Great work!  earcandle   Nov-25-09 09:27 PM   #31 
  - Cool  Libertas1776   Nov-25-09 09:49 PM   #32 
  - That's a great story! Thanks for sharing.  Stumbler   Nov-25-09 09:53 PM   #33 
  - I have a problem with this.  elias7   Nov-25-09 09:54 PM   #34 
  - if you read the post, they already paid that 525000 and were only paying interest at this point.  earcandle   Nov-25-09 10:22 PM   #38 
  - If that's the case, I don't have much issue then  elias7   Nov-25-09 11:28 PM   #42 
  - That's not how I read the numbers. Initially they bought a house by  24601   Nov-28-09 07:46 AM   #98 
  - Sadly, many of us are caught in this racket (I use the term loosely here). However...  Bucky   Nov-26-09 12:12 AM   #45 
  - Unregulated capitalism is merely organized crime . . !!!  defendandprotect   Nov-27-09 05:02 PM   #96 
  - What is this, low post count "BACK THE BANK" day?  RollWithIt   Nov-26-09 02:17 AM   #50 
  - I agree, or at least, we need to see the written opinion to figure out why  treestar   Nov-26-09 08:13 PM   #93 
  - Happy Thanksgiving  kurtzapril4   Nov-25-09 09:56 PM   #35 
  - No.  Frosty cupcake   Nov-25-09 11:07 PM   #41 
  - self-delete  sojourner   Nov-26-09 09:51 AM   #71 
  - OMG, As someone who has worked in affordable housing most of  Riverman   Nov-25-09 10:17 PM   #37 
  - Yafuckin'hoo!  Bette Noir   Nov-25-09 10:23 PM   #39 
  - With more decisions like this, more influence by case law  MrMickeysMom   Nov-25-09 10:51 PM   #40 
  - This judge is my new hero. Fuck bankers. nt  anonymous171   Nov-26-09 12:28 AM   #46 
  - WOW!  pengillian101   Nov-26-09 01:03 AM   #47 
  - As much as I cheer,  nvme   Nov-26-09 01:20 AM   #48 
  - Staw man  wolfgangmo   Nov-26-09 10:11 AM   #77 
  - What about people who will never have a chance of a home?  TotallyIgnored   Nov-26-09 01:26 AM   #49 
  - What about people who don't read the article? nt  Robb   Nov-26-09 06:57 AM   #54 
  - Screw the banksters and piss off the right-wing assholes - excellent  santamargarita   Nov-26-09 06:29 AM   #52 
  - This post reminds me why I love DU.  timtom   Nov-26-09 06:54 AM   #53 
  - Bravo!!!  JNelson6563   Nov-26-09 07:17 AM   #56 
  - $525,000 owed on their mortgage?  rateyes   Nov-26-09 07:40 AM   #57 
  - They have lived in the house for 20 years and originally paid less than $200,000 for it.  1monster   Nov-26-09 08:22 AM   #60 
     - I'm with the judge.  rateyes   Nov-26-09 08:30 AM   #61 
     - Indeed.  Robb   Nov-26-09 09:30 AM   #64 
     - You're hardly going out on a limb there.  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-26-09 09:53 AM   #72 
     - IUnfortunately there is not even a weak public option on the table  wolfgangmo   Nov-26-09 10:19 AM   #80 
        - You know. This country probably needs another Great Depression.  rateyes   Nov-26-09 12:34 PM   #89 
           - I wouldn't wish it on others  Missy Vixen   Nov-27-09 05:27 PM   #97 
     - Would have been awesome if they SOLD their house  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 09:38 AM   #68 
     - Do you know how morgages work? They borrowed $220,000. They did not borrow $525,00. The $325,000  1monster   Nov-26-09 09:49 AM   #70 
        - Do you know how home sales work?  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 10:17 AM   #79 
     - Kudos to the judge.  Vidar   Nov-26-09 10:22 AM   #81 
  - Take that you bank bastards!  lonestarnot   Nov-26-09 08:15 AM   #59 
  - Wonderful!  Christa   Nov-26-09 08:59 AM   #62 
  - Most banks deserve a good kick in the ass  dugaresa   Nov-26-09 09:29 AM   #63 
  - The freepers who keep harping about "peersonal responsiblity" forget 1 thing.  wolfgangmo   Nov-26-09 10:29 AM   #83 
  - Wonderful judge!  Odin2005   Nov-26-09 09:35 AM   #66 
  - Does anyone ACTUALLY READ THE ARTICLES?  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 09:41 AM   #69 
  - That's not a bad idea, actually. In fact a very good one. When their country  Joe Chi Minh   Nov-26-09 09:58 AM   #74 
     - There's only one question though....  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 10:14 AM   #78 
  - DO NOT USE YOUR HOUSE AS AN ATM PEOPLE...  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 10:27 AM   #82 
  - An update from your link:  Robb   Nov-26-09 10:47 AM   #85 
     - They still borrowed against a paid off house...  WriteDown   Nov-26-09 11:40 AM   #88 
  - Well done to that Judge.  StreetKnowledge   Nov-26-09 10:31 AM   #84 
  - : ) Thanks For Posting this. K & R!!  Dinger   Nov-26-09 01:57 PM   #91 
  - Banks shouldn't have it both ways  greengestalt   Nov-26-09 01:59 PM   #92 
  - Also from the article:  laughingliberal   Nov-30-09 12:48 PM   #100 
 

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