“I’m saying to them possession is 99 percent of the law; you stay in your house,” Miss Kaptur said yesterday, continuing a crusade she started several weeks ago in Congress and CNN picked up Thursday night.
She said she believes that many so-called predatory and subprime loans – those made to borrowers who did not qualify for a conventional mortgage – may have been illegal.
She urged homeowners not to panic and leave their home just because they receive a foreclosure notice from their lender, and she said they should demand that the mortgage-holder produce a mortgage audit. “I say to the American people, you be squatters in your own homes. Don’t you leave,” she said during a speech in Congress.
Og hvorfor ikke? Lånene er blevet delt ud med en sådan rundhåndethed, at det reelt har handlet om, hvem man kunne bondefange til at skrive under, så man kunne få flere giftige pantebreve at handle med og overbelåne i en evig dans om den gyldne cirkel – indtil musikken holdt op med at spille.
Opfordringen være hermed givet videre til overbelånte, inkasso- og tvangsauktionstruede danskere.
Via Exiled Online, der hylder Kaptur som “hero of the depression”: Although it’s more fun to trash the villains and suckers who dominate our dying empire, if the rare hero appears and says something courageous and decent, then it becomes our professional duty to salute her.