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With regard to "Ask President Obama A Question"

How in the world does Zillow anticipate that a Central Control government will facilitate and accelerate Buy-Sell transactions among existing housing stock?  Obama Condos?  We sell our homes to HUD instead of to the middle class?

-R. J. Dickerson, Evanston-Chicago
  • August 05 2013 - Evanston
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Well, the 4th amendment does allow them to take your property, but I was actually referring to the 5th amendment , if I hadn't typed it wrong.

"...nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation"

From recent "decisions", "just compensation" means whatever they feel like paying, even if it is only 1/10 of the present market value, or 1/100 of what one paid.

And what do they mean by "public use"?  According to the courts, it could mean giving it to any private party they want for whatever pet reasons they want.  If it benefits a politician, then it is a "public use".  Strip malls, shopping centers, industrial parks, toxic waste dumps, luxury housing, food courts, homeless shelters, food kitchens, gambling casinos, private schools, manufacturing facilities, uranium mining, oil drilling, oil refineries, natural gas fracking, liquor sales and bars, nuclear weapons testing, churches, temples, stadiums, cell phone towers...
  • August 06 2013
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Perhaps you were referring to this article:
Ask President Obama Your Questions About Housing

On Wednesday, August 7th at 1:00 p.m. ET, the President will answer questions submitted homeowners, renters, and prospective buyers during a conversation moderated by Zillow's CEO Spencer Rascoff.

Right now, you can start asking questions using the hashtag #AskObamaHousing. Here are all the ways you can share a question:

    * Create a short video submission of your question on YouTube, Instagram or Vine. Share the video using #AskObamaHousing

    * Tweet your question using #AskObamaHousing

    * On Facebook, visit Zillow's Facebook page to submit a question.
  • August 05 2013
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I think you are asking your question in the wrong place... yes, of course we have lived under a military dictatorship in this country since at least the mid 1940's, actually probably since inception.  You are quite aware that Germany and Japan "won" world war II aren't you, and that the American tax payers are still paying restitution and subsidies?  You are aware that all the Democrat and Republican federal politicians are just puppets of 500 billionaires, and that they wouldn't be in office otherwise?  You are aware that the president gets briefed on classified information before taking office, and that the Pentagon, CIA & military control the "big brother" face of the hidden agenda of the military dictatorship?

Yes, it already is impossible to buy or sell a house without HUD; it has been that way for decades... You have heard of the HUD-1 form haven't you?  And Zoning laws and property tax laws make in impossible for you to do anything with the property that the government doesn't specifically "authorize".  Even after you die, the property will still be in the U.S. boundaries, and still controlled by the government.  You may think you "bought" it, but it is really only a short term "lease".  And the 4th amendment to the U.S. Constitution states they can take it away from you any time they want, for what ever reason they want.
  • August 05 2013
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