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ljm2002 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-23-08 09:38 AM
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2. Sooo, you read the article, right?
You might have noticed where it points all the folks who saved up and bought houses, only to have their equity wiped out when the housing bubble burst, and now still owe more on the house than it's worth now. So this helped their savings, how?

You don't have to be against home ownership to point out the pitfalls. You don't have to be against home ownership to point out how the tax codes favor owners and punish renters. You don't have to be against home ownership to believe that even non-homeowners have a stake in our country.

Years ago, I remember having a conversation with someone who opined that only property owners should be allowed to vote. It did not sit well with me, given that I had just that year paid $25,000 in taxes. And yet in that asshat's opinion, I did not merit a seat at the table.

Oh by the way, your simplistic thinking is somewhat of a giveaway. As is the misspelling of your username. You must have been in a hurry to set up your account here...
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