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Any government attempts to bail out homeowners in foreclosure are wrong and unfair to tax payers.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 3/27/2008 Category: Politics
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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The finger has been pointed in just about every direction when it comes to who's to blame for our current mortgage "crisis." Many think government should step in and right the "wrongs" which brought about said crisis, whether they be on the part of predatory lenders or prevaricating borrowers. I say hands off! Let the market handle this one. Not only will government intervention impede a recovery in the housing market, it is simply wrong to have innocent tax payers bear the cost of bad judgement on the parts of lenders and borrowers. By "government attempts" I am obviously referring only to those that would require tax-payer funding.
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Debate Round No. 1
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Okay, well I'll try to repost this later. 100 characters sure seems like a lot of work at this point. If anyone wants to take this debate, let me know in the comment section and I can challenge you directly. Thank you.
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Debate Round No. 2
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Okay, well I'll try to repost this later. 100 characters sure seems like a lot of work at this point. If anyone wants to take this debate, let me know in the comment section and I can challenge you directly. Thank you.
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Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by BeatTheDevil89 8 years ago
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If there is a debate about bailing out homeowners, then why isn't their one about how the Bush administration bailed out BearSterns by giving Citicorp and i think the lemans bros. money to buy their stocks.
Posted by Rob1Billion 8 years ago
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great debate... la la la la
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