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How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez & The Squad
Are Strategizing To Cancel Rent Payments

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Posted By: NorthernDog, 4/30/2020 1:19:10 PM

Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been holding Congress’ feet to the fire for a lack of depth in economic relief bills that should protect working people. Ocasio-Cortez has repeatedly brought attention to the fact that many people will not be able to make their rent or mortgage payments at the end of April, especially with more than 30.3 million people currently filing for unemployment benefits as a result of losing work due to the global pandemic. (Snip) The proposed bill, called the Rent and Mortgage Cancellation Act, will include full forgiveness of missed payments with no impact on renters’


Free rent? Time to move into that De-Luxe Apartment in the Sky.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: KatieJo 4/30/2020 1:24:23 PM (No. 396562)
They put people out of work, then want to force other citizens to pay the rent. Government causes all the problems and the damage they inflict is visited upon we the people. I seriously question the need for government at any level. They are just a bunch of blood sucking tyrants who hate us and ruin our lives.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951 4/30/2020 1:27:38 PM (No. 396566)
It is scary enough to have communist thinking in government. But the fact that they are ignorant and stupid makes it even worse if that is possible.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TJ54 4/30/2020 1:28:25 PM (No. 396567)
The New York landlords will all rally around their little AOC
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grounded 4/30/2020 1:29:30 PM (No. 396568)
I don't know under what authority the federal government can cancel rent payments. Regarding mortgages, the feds basically took over like they did with student loans so they may have some leverage there, but rent payment is a contractual agreement between two private parties. And if the renter doesn't have a lease, nonpayment is grounds for eviction even if in some jurisdictions it has become nearly impossible to actually evict someone.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Krause 4/30/2020 1:29:51 PM (No. 396569)
Dems are always messing with other people’s money. The only reason they want to be in office is to have their hands in the government till, to buy of voters. They’re little people.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Smart11344 4/30/2020 1:47:39 PM (No. 396590)
God gave us idiots for some reason. For a laugh? To cringe? To pity their ignorance? Or to give Satan one more for his clan?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 4/30/2020 1:47:50 PM (No. 396591)
Well then she better overturn the Constitution because the Fifth Amendment requires that “due process of law” be part of any proceeding that denies a citizen “life, liberty or property” and requires the government to compensate citizens when it takes private property for public use.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bad-hair 4/30/2020 1:48:01 PM (No. 396592)
Cancel rent payments ??? I'm headed for Manhattan. Any penthouses laying around vacant ???
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 4/30/2020 1:55:04 PM (No. 396605)
It won't happen.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jerseyden 4/30/2020 2:11:41 PM (No. 396622)
Am I missing something, but I thought most low income people were making more money being unemployed than working plus the $1200 check.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: EQKimball 4/30/2020 3:14:21 PM (No. 396681)
Private debt owed pursuant to a contract that was legal at the time it was entered into may not be cancelled ex post facto by Congress. Cont. Art. 1, Sec. 9, cl. 3.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 4/30/2020 3:25:38 PM (No. 396695)
Because 'Everything should be free". (Except for the people, who are too dumb to be free) (And their services in guiding the nation, which they believe to be vastly underpaid.)
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Reply 13 - Posted by: janjan 4/30/2020 3:27:48 PM (No. 396699)
Who does this dimwit think is going to pay for the mortgage, property taxes and maintenance on the rental policy? Nancy Pelosi? Planning to print some more money? There needs to be an IQ test to run for Congress. It would thin the herd considerably.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: RuckusTom 4/30/2020 3:44:19 PM (No. 396722)
Why not? We've already pumped $2T of printed money into the economy. Another $trillion or two or letting people live rent free shouldn't matter too much. Who doesn't like paying $100 for a loaf of bread?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: bad-hair 4/30/2020 4:21:33 PM (No. 396760)
Print some more. Everybody take the rest of the year off and in November vote for Democrats. Then we can take next year off too. Gonna have to stay in our houses and anybody in apartments can go get a mortgage and have a house too but my house is pretty nice. If there's not enough houses we'll create jobs for people to build houses. Paint them all green.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: JediJerry 4/30/2020 4:46:17 PM (No. 396778)
But the landlords and tenants have a rental agreement which is a legal and binding contract and required under all known Real Estate Laws. What are you going to do? Wave your hand, then say they don't have to pay and it is so? Or is this just more voter candy?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: wilarrbie 4/30/2020 4:53:44 PM (No. 396782)
People already on gov't assistance DO NOT HAVE EXTRA MONEY!! But the gov't is offering so much MORE to the lower end as if it will change anything once things get back to their normal - and all the 'extra' help will be for naught. When you are section 8, gov't is already giving you money for rent. To refuse to pay - why? On what basis is your life of receiving benefits harmed enough that you have even flimsy grounds to take it out on your landlord?? I'm an essential grocery store worker. Gov't has been offering extra $$ on the EBT card. I work in the seafood dept where I can't keep enough crab legs on display. I am NOT a prejudiced person - but the BULK of my sales of $24 per lb of crab legs is going to those who laughingly explain - I got double benefits, tee-hee-hee. $24 bucks a pound, people, and they-re flying outta my case.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: or gate 4/30/2020 6:26:31 PM (No. 396870)
That commie girl giving free rent for other peoples property is just an example of the brain dead commie movement. Why do we just kick out people trying to destroy our country. Sickening invaders.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: kono 4/30/2020 8:59:01 PM (No. 396972)
Anybody who assumes property owners simply sit on their asses while the rent money rolls in have never owned a rental property. Anybody who acts surprised to learn that AOC knows nothing about economics or finance is either drunk, high, or dangerously stupid -- like her.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 5/1/2020 12:43:52 AM (No. 397057)
Pray that woman and her friends in the squad are not re-elected. Slowly she is putting the new green deal in place. All of the members in the House and Senate, how does Edith Ann get all the attention? Paid publicist.
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