Housing Crisis


Sweetness and Light has taken the time to transcribe this edition of:

The money quotes:

Bertha Lewis: Housing is a right.

Stuart Varney: It is not a right.

Bertha Lewis: Yes it is.

Stuart Varney: I’ve read the Bill of Rights, I’ve read the Constitution, no where does it say that housing is a right.

Bertha Lewis: Yes it is.

Stuart Varney: Can you show me? Which page? Which line?

Bertha Lewis: Well we have the right to the pursuit of happiness.

Stuart Varney: You have a right to a house? Where does it say that?

Bertha Lewis: If your a hard working American and you pay your taxes and you do the right thing you do have a right to protect your home.

Here’s the video.  Get a barf bag:

Yet another episode of:

Please increase your payroll deductions to help this suffering family!

I’ve heard, from a confidential source, the family only has Formica countertops and Linolium flooring in their bathrooms.  Please do not let this family continue to suffer!

Yet another gem from Michelle Malkin.

Michelle Malkin has  the skinny on a nationwide effort to organize peaceful government protests of the stimulus and housing plans.  Click here for her article.

The Chicago Tea Party movement is here.

Tips on organizing a Tea Party here.

The nationwide protest is schedule for Friday, February 27th from noon to 1 PM.  It would be nice, for all of us working stiffs, to have this on the following Saturday at the same time.

Maybe an Atlanta group can get together and meet at the corner of Lennox Road and Peachtree Street in Buckhead?

More videos on The Chicago Tea Party  Santelli from HotAir.com

I love this post from Pursuing Holiness writer Laura:

Enough, already. I’m going on strike.

She writes:

I’m not anti-government or even anti-social programs.  I was on welfare myself.  The system helped me tremendously so that I progressed from being without any decent job skills to clerical work to computer work – and owning a small business.  In the long term, I’ve given back much more to society than I’ve taken, both in my personal giving and in my tax receipts.  But the massive increases in entitlements – both in attitudes and in planned spending – have convinced me it’s gone too far.

This is sober-minded post about why so many people are frustrated with the stimulus and housing plans from the government.

Many of us have no problem with temporary government payments to help someone get on their feet.  Many of us have no problem with giving hundreds or thousands of dollars per month to charities and churches who serve homeless or other populations.

However, there is a HUGE difference between charity and a mooching lifestyle.  There’s a HUGE difference between ACORN- funded by taxpayers- breaking into a houses and demanding lower payments for someone- funded by taxpayers.

Charity is fine.  Home ownership is a right?  No thank you.  What is so wrong with renting?

It’s entitlement, it’s gross, and it’s wrong.

This from WJZ in Baltimore via Michelle Malkin and others:

The article is here:

ACORN Trains Citizens To Protest Home Foreclosures

Question: What makes this home hers?  What makes this an ACORN house?