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How foreclosures ate America: Incredible
interactive map shows wave of property
repossession over the past five years

Daily Mail [UK], by James Nye

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 10/2/2012 11:59:34 PM

A new map that illustrates foreclosure rates across the country from January 2007 to July 2012 makes uncomfortable reading for President Obama and his team who insist that Americans are better off than they were four years ago. Charting the collapse of the housing boom in 2007, through the election of President Obama and the world financial crisis, the map shows vast swaths of the Southeast, Midwest and West turn purple indicating extremely high numbers of foreclosures. The fascinating and disturbing colour-coded interactive map reveals the most recent data in July 2012 doesn't look much better than past maps as

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/3/2012 12:11:04 AM     (No. 8905867)

Could it be high unemployment ?

Side note: When I tried to email the article, the form was already filled out with another person's info.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: country boy, 10/3/2012 3:18:58 AM     (No. 8905970)

Yeah, obama inherited a disaster of an economy, but it wasn't from Bush, it was from Bill Clinton. It was Clinton's Community Reinvestment Act policy that made the housing market collapse.

The Dem Party, destroying American for 100 years.

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