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The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food stamps to Section 8 housing from 2002 to 2012.
This should make every American’s blood boil. The bigger question is how many groups have infiltrated our nation’s handout culture and are using benefits to fund operations that will ultimately do us all harm?
Think about that for a few minutes while you work away…..
The Tsarnaev family, including the suspected terrorists and their parents, benefited from more than $100,000 in taxpayer-funded assistance — a bonanza ranging from cash and food stamps to Section 8 housing from 2002 to 2012, the Herald has learned.
“The breadth of the benefits the family was receiving was stunning,” said a person with knowledge of documents handed over to a legislative committee today.
The state has handed over more than 500 documents to the 11-member House Post Audit and Oversight Committee, which today met for the first time and plans to call in officials from the Department of Transitional Assistance to testify.
O’Connor said during a talk Friday with the Tribune editorial board. “Maybe the court should have said, ‘We’re not going to take it, goodbye.’”
George W. Bush Stole The US Presidency….(With Help From The US Supreme Court)….How Many Millions Died As A Result?
This country swerved into the abyss when the vote of The People was disregarded and George W. Bush stole the presidency of the United States from Al Gore. After millions have died and trillions was wasted in wars of conquest. After still hundreds of thousands of additional souls were and are being tortured and maimed, killed in horrifying ways, it’s critical that we all recognize:
GEORGE BUSH IS A WAR CRIMINAL AND THE US SUPREME COURT HAS BLOOD ON THEIR HANDS
My fundamental political philosophy is more conspiratorial than simply a bona fide decision from the US Supreme Court. I believe a deal was cut, in secret, between the Republican and the Democratic party leadership to install Bush, in exchange for a balance of other political prizes down the road….government not by “The People”, but an on-going conspiracy of elites…..
But read what a former Supreme Court Justice had to say:
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, the conservative retired justice who provided the fifth vote to install George W. Bush as president, is now having second thoughts about that decision:
Looking back, O’Connor said, she isn’t sure the high court should have taken [Bush v. Gore].
“It took the case and decided it at a time when it was still a big election issue,” O’Connor said during a talk Friday with the Tribune editorial board. “Maybe the court should have said, ‘We’re not going to take it, goodbye.’”
The case, she said, “stirred up the public” and “gave the court a less-than-perfect reputation.”
“Obviously the court did reach a decision and thought it had to reach a decision,” she said. “It turned out the election authorities in Florida hadn’t done a real good job there and kind of messed it up. And probably the Supreme Court added to the problem at the end of the day.“
On Jan. 14, 2009, Kubovcik's records show, Christopher McLain called to complain that someone from Safeguard had broken into his Michigan home.
A terrifying and all too common component of foreclosure….the banks just kicking down doors and breaking into homes……I’ve litigated these cases far and wide….and the banks won’t back down….
THEY TAKE THE POSITION THAT THEY HAVE THE RIGHT TO BREAK INTO YOUR HOME!
Outside in the world, Safeguard Properties was supposed to be protecting millions of homes that had slid into foreclosure, shoring up and repairing abandoned properties for the banks that were responsible for tending to all this real estate gone bad.
But inside the offices of Safeguard’s complaint department, Kevin Kubovcik says he gained a starkly different perspective on his company’s pursuits as allegations of incompetence, malevolence and larceny rolled in day after day.
People with legal title to their property called to complain that Safeguard contractors had broken into their homes and carted off family heirlooms, valuable artwork and weapons, he recalled. People living next door to foreclosed properties complained that Safeguard mixed up the addresses and locked them out of their own homes.
Complaints came in seemingly without end. “I’d pick up the phone, put it down, and then it would ring again,” Kubovcik said.
A recent Huffington Post investigation focused on Safeguard as the largest player in a little-scrutinized industry spawned by the American housing bust: the contractors tasked with the gritty work of maintaining a veritable empire of distressed real estate. Safeguard has been the target of dozens of lawsuits alleging that its contractors have wrongly broken into properties and carted off people’s property.
In response to previous questions from HuffPost about break-ins at occupied properties, Safeguard dismissed such incidents as “extremely rare” compared to the sheer volume of jobs the company manages. But Kubovcik, who logged and investigated complaints for more than two years until he left the company in April 2010, said his experience attests to precisely the opposite.
One of the most frustrating things that I hear as a Florida foreclosure defense attorney is that the bank is making threatening phone calls to my client. The facts of each call are unique, but the patters are reoccurring. Often times, these phone calls are illegal and the recipient of such calls may be entitled to money damages from the debt collector or bank. The most common or frustrating debt collection phone calls that my clients tell me about are:
(1) “Your home has been set for sale on June 1, 2013, if you dont pay us X amount of dollars by then, we will sell your home“. This phone call is totally inappropriate when I look up the docket and see that my motion to dismiss has yet to be heard and absolutely no sale date has been set by the only person that matters, the Judge!
(2) When a bank or credit card company swears at, calls obsessively, calls is the middle of the night, or tries to belittle my clients. I.e., “We know that you owe us the money, and if you dont pay us today, we are going to keep calling, day and night, until we get paid.”
(3) Some debtor collectors even go so far as to threaten to or actually contact your employer in an attempt to try to collect a debt from you. “I.e., Jane Doe, your employee owes us money, you should really talk to her about paying her bills.” or “If you dont pay me today, I am going to call your boss.”
(4) When a bank calls my client without permission, knowing that he or she is represented by an attorney. “We know you are represented by Matt Weidner, P.A., but we want to talk to you about the money you owe us.”
(5) Sometimes its not about what the bank says, but what they dont say. Often times debt collection companies will try to conceal their true identify from you. I.e., You may ask, who is calling, and the debt collector does not mention that they work for a bank or credit card companies
If you have been a victim of any of these practices, you may be entitled to sue the banks, credit card companies, or debt collection companies. The facts of every client’s individual circumstances and the results obtained for every client vary. As our office sees more of these violations, we are interesting in seeking justice for consumers by suing the banks.
Let us know about your experiences.
When homeowners fall out of these modifications, all of a sudden they’re facing huge mortgage payments. If they can’t afford it, they’re going to get foreclosed on.”
The Mortgage Modification Shakedown….Homeowners Defaulting at Record Rates…Mortgage Modification A Pathway to Faster Foreclosure?
From Washington Post
Struggling homeowners who received loan modifications under a federal government program are defaulting on their mortgages at an alarming rate, according to a watchdog report released Wednesday.
The report from the special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program said the Treasury Department’s Home Affordable Modification Program, or HAMP, has failed to ensure that mortgage reductions are sustainable.
Home loans modified in the third and fourth quarters of 2009 are now defaulting at a rate of 46 percent and 39 percent, respectively. As of the end of March, more than 312,000 homeowners have defaulted on mortgages modified under HAMP, according to the report.