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2021-08-02 1:43:21 AM  
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2021-08-02 4:03:03 AM  
Oh, oh. oh...... of course..... I see why you're confused.

Y'see......

Dead brown people in some foreign Bumfarkistan? Not important

Rich people who will be negatively affected by government policies that help poor people? VERY IMPORTANT
 
2021-08-02 5:00:26 AM  
Well, the latter *is* kind of easier to do as all you have to do is ... do it. Not like it can be undone.
 
2021-08-02 5:01:50 AM  
Like you could get Congress to agree on doing anything.
 
2021-08-02 5:03:57 AM  
SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?
 
2021-08-02 5:07:03 AM  
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2021-08-02 5:11:33 AM  

red5ish: Like you could get Congress to agree on doing anything.


They can agree on being a bunch of obstructionist douchebags, or limp noodles who massage the cocks of obstructionist douchebags. That's about it though.
 
2021-08-02 5:23:34 AM  
Maybe if the military could start a Drone Pilot Work Program where students could enroll to work off their loan debt. Students could work off their debt, the military industrial complex could continue to profit and the death and destruction would continue unabated. A win/win/lose for everyone!
 
2021-08-02 5:25:04 AM  

Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?


Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.
 
2021-08-02 5:25:07 AM  

red5ish: Like you could get Congress to agree on doing anything.


They agree on doing things a lot. They do it for lobbyists. It is the citizens welfare that they make sure they have opposition for.

Is Congress complicit in the opioid crisis?
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2021-08-02 5:26:59 AM  

red5ish: Like you could get Congress to agree on doing anything.


They seem to unanimously agree with each other when it's time to give themselves a raise.
 
2021-08-02 5:41:19 AM  
Sometimes it boggles my mind how many Americans think that the president is somehow in charge of congress.
 
2021-08-02 5:43:53 AM  

Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?


Gotta blame not-republicans for something.
 
2021-08-02 5:46:15 AM  

Smoking GNU: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Gotta blame not-republicans for something.


Any publicity is good publicity. If a politician isn't biatching about something Then they are missing out on a marketing opportunity.
 
2021-08-02 5:49:20 AM  

Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?


Checks and balances, man.
 
2021-08-02 5:59:31 AM  
Blowing up churches, hospitals, weddings, and funerals is much easier than addressing the issue of perpetual debt from student loans, huh?
 
2021-08-02 6:04:45 AM  
"Commander in chief," chief.
 
2021-08-02 6:05:16 AM  

Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?


Because the White House waited until Thursday to announce they were not extending the moratorium that was ending on Saturday. They could have extended it to buy time for Congress to work out a legislative solution.
 
2021-08-02 6:10:22 AM  
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2021-08-02 6:16:02 AM  

Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?


Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.
 
2021-08-02 6:19:35 AM  
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2021-08-02 6:25:57 AM  

JerseyTim: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because the White House waited until Thursday to announce they were not extending the moratorium that was ending on Saturday. They could have extended it to buy time for Congress to work out a legislative solution.


https://www.npr.org/2021/06/24/100982​8​802/cdc-extends-eviction-moratorium-fo​r-30-days
Note the date, June 24, 2021
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So they didn't wait 'till Thursday. Congress had time to act.
 
2021-08-02 6:31:27 AM  
Exception Collection:
Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.


They did but it's not a loan it's a grant which is better. It's called the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. There are billions out there to pay rent but renters need to apply for it and the program is run through the States to pay landlords and utility companies.

"To meet this need, the Emergency Rental Assistance program makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent or utilities. Two separate programs have been established: ERA1 provides up to $25 billion under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which was enacted on December 27, 2020, and ERA2 provides up to $21.55 billion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was enacted on March 11, 2021. The funds are provided directly to states, U.S. territories, local governments, and (in the case of ERA1) Indian tribes or Tribally Designated Housing Entities, as applicable, and the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. Grantees use the funds to provide assistance to eligible households through existing or newly created rental assistance programs."
 
2021-08-02 6:35:19 AM  

wademh: https://www.npr.org/2021/06/24/100982​8​802/cdc-extends-eviction-moratorium-fo​r-30-days
Note the date, June 24, 2021
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So they didn't wait 'till Thursday. Congress had time to act.


From that article:

"Allowing the moratorium to expire before vaccination rates increase in marginalized communities could lead to increased spread of, and deaths from, COVID-19," a group of more than 40 House lawmakers wrote in a letter this week to President Biden and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, urging them to extend the moratorium.

There were moves Biden could have made.

Additionally, the White House did wait until Thursday to say they wouldn't be doing that:

The congresswoman also singled out President Joe Biden's administration, which didn't publicly call on Congress to extend the moratorium until last Thursday - a full month after the Supreme Court ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could not continue the policy unilaterally.

"We asked the Biden administration for their stance, and they were not being really forthright about that advocacy and that request until the day before the House adjourned," she said. "The House was put into a needlessly difficult situation."
 
2021-08-02 6:37:55 AM  
Welcome to America. Who the fark didn't understand this?

Americans can do what they want to non-Americans. They dropped A-bombs, they dropped agent orange (including on their own troops and allied troops like Australians) and they didn't even declare war before killing civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan. That's entrirely different to what the American government can do to people with "rights" like Americans.

Wake the fark up. You've obviously been asleep for a century.

Signed - the rest of the world.
 
2021-08-02 6:38:23 AM  

Exception Collection: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.


Don't forget the bank sector taking it on the chin for all those houses they won't be able to unload for the price of the loan they want to get but also won't take care of the property or sell at loss causing a new crisis there as well.
 
2021-08-02 6:44:05 AM  

fortheloveof: Exception Collection: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.

Don't forget the bank sector taking it on the chin for all those houses they won't be able to unload for the price of the loan they want to get but also won't take care of the property or sell at loss causing a new crisis there as well.


sarcastic?

Because banks aren't really hurting
 
2021-08-02 6:48:02 AM  

ababyatemydingo: Oh, oh. oh...... of course..... I see why you're confused.

Y'see......

Dead brown people in some foreign Bumfarkistan? Not important

Rich people who will be negatively affected by government policies that help poor people? VERY IMPORTANT


WE MUST KEEP OUR RICH PEOPLE WEALTHY OR HOW CAN WE POSSIBLY REMAIN THE WEALTHIEST NATION ON EARTH!!
 
2021-08-02 6:49:46 AM  

wademh: [ccnb.com.au image 612x408]


but in their world...

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2021-08-02 6:49:59 AM  
So because I know that functionally the US Government is going to get away with almost any use of the military I never pay too much attention*, which airstrikes has the executive branch actually illegally done without authorization from Congress?

Not, "which airstrikes do you, bob, dick, and sue believe totes must be illegal because you feel it" but which ones have been done illegally, challenged in a court, and proven to be illegal? Have there been any? That is a serious question.

Because if there haven't, the OP doesn't have the gotcha he thinks he does. Even as a person one step away from being a filthy pacifist I recognize that the decision to take individual military actions must allow some leeway for independent executive branch decision making.  Decisions about evictions isn't something I'm convinced even belongs to the federal government, let alone a single branch - is that even usually a federal court thing when people try to evict people?  Decisions about student loans aren't the kind of decision that require time-sensitive, instant decision making, and thus it is perfectly reasonable that they would require Congress.


Only at a very casual glance does "zomg if we let the executive branch do X, which is a big deal, how dare we not allow them to do Y or Z, which I will pretend are a less important deal" make sense.  You can't look at the powers of one branch of the government and say that if they can do big deal X then they have power over every smaller detail imaginable.  Because they farkin' don't.


*probably makes me a bit part of the problem, though I do always vote for the least warmongering option in primaries
 
2021-08-02 6:52:23 AM  
It shouldn't be controversial that potentially 40 million Americans being evicted from their homes is something that the President should be dealing with directly and intimately.
 
2021-08-02 6:59:22 AM  

Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.


But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp
 
2021-08-02 7:00:48 AM  

IndyJohn: fortheloveof: Exception Collection: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.

Don't forget the bank sector taking it on the chin for all those houses they won't be able to unload for the price of the loan they want to get but also won't take care of the property or sell at loss causing a new crisis there as well.

sarcastic?

Because banks aren't really hurting


You do realize 12 months from now is not right now correct? We are discussing possible (even probable) future events.

Typically when discussing possible future events a response of, "yes but right now everything is peachy!" is less than helpful?

Yes currently the banks are fine, they think they are about to take in a lot of property and if things get sideways the US government will bail them out again.

Except most the tools we usually use to do that are depleted, and we have the GOP that would literally prefer to burn everything down than to allow the Democrats to save anything at all.
 
2021-08-02 7:02:01 AM  

fortheloveof: Exception Collection: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.

Don't forget the bank sector taking it on the chin for all those houses they won't be able to unload for the price of the loan they want to get but also won't take care of the property or sell at loss causing a new crisis there as well.


Maybe that would bring down inflated hole prices.

My neighbor got a promotion and has to relocate, but they can't find a home that isn't gone nanoseconds after it's listed or priced way over its value.
 
2021-08-02 7:06:05 AM  

YabbaDabbaDouchebag: fortheloveof: Exception Collection: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.

Don't forget the bank sector taking it on the chin for all those houses they won't be able to unload for the price of the loan they want to get but also won't take care of the property or sell at loss causing a new crisis there as well.

Maybe that would bring down inflated hole prices.

My neighbor got a promotion and has to relocate, but they can't find a home that isn't gone nanoseconds after it's listed or priced way over its value.


It might, best case scenario is we utilize this moment to stop home loss, restructure the methodology of home ownership and renting, lower prices and spread the wealth some so to speak.

However with the Democrats only having technical control over Congress, Biden unwilling to risk SCOTUS strike down a decision to extend again, the GOP content with not helping anyone, and corporate America being corporate America I am not expecting great things.
 
2021-08-02 7:08:18 AM  

JerseyTim: wademh: https://www.npr.org/2021/06/24/1009828​802/cdc-extends-eviction-moratorium-fo​r-30-days
Note the date, June 24, 2021
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So they didn't wait 'till Thursday. Congress had time to act.

From that article:

"Allowing the moratorium to expire before vaccination rates increase in marginalized communities could lead to increased spread of, and deaths from, COVID-19," a group of more than 40 House lawmakers wrote in a letter this week to President Biden and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, urging them to extend the moratorium.

There were moves Biden could have made.

Additionally, the White House did wait until Thursday to say they wouldn't be doing that:

The congresswoman also singled out President Joe Biden's administration, which didn't publicly call on Congress to extend the moratorium until last Thursday - a full month after the Supreme Court ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could not continue the policy unilaterally.

"We asked the Biden administration for their stance, and they were not being really forthright about that advocacy and that request until the day before the House adjourned," she said. "The House was put into a needlessly difficult situation."


You're moving goal posts. You wrote: "Because the White House waited until Thursday to announce they were not extending the moratorium that was ending on Saturday. They could have extended it to buy time for Congress to work out a legislative solution."

I provided you a quote from the Biden Admin on June 24th saying they were not going to extend the moratorium past July 31st. Now you point out that Congress wrote them a letter asking them to and they didn't respond to that till Thurs. Did they add "pretty please?" You want to complain that they didn't confirm that they didn't plan to change  their mind? Would you like to add another twist and do it in the pike position?

There exist arguments to say that the sudden rise in Delta is a game changer and they really should have reacted to that. There's another argument that this really has to be solved at the local level, funds are out there and need to be used. The programs have to be run locally.

Are the local organizations ready? No. Will they be if we delay a month? No.

Are a lot of poor people going to get hurt because they don't know how to navigate whatever processes will be there? Yes. And I don't know how to fix things. I would probably extend the moratorium because of the surge of Delta being a game changer but it isn't a good fix.
 
2021-08-02 7:13:10 AM  

jethroe: Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.

But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp


I know, right? It's almost like they only have control of 1.5 branches and the .5 branch is hampered by rules specifically designed to prevent mere majority rule!

No, wait, that IS the case, and considering that they haven't done that bad. But do tell about how they should just ignore the constitution and rule by fiat because things aren't happening as fast as you'd like.
 
2021-08-02 7:18:37 AM  

fortheloveof: IndyJohn: fortheloveof: Exception Collection: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.

Don't forget the bank sector taking it on the chin for all those houses they won't be able to unload for the price of the loan they want to get but also won't take care of the property or sell at loss causing a new crisis there as well.

sarcastic?

Because banks aren't really hurting

You do realize 12 months from now is not right now correct? We are discussing possible (even probable) future events.

Typically when discussing possible future events a response of, "yes but right now everything is peachy!" is less than helpful?

Yes currently the banks are fine, they think they are about to take in a lot of property and if things get sideways the US government will bail them out again.

Except most the tools we usually use to do that are dep ...


the Fed will just up QE to buy up all the mortgages.....again, which is funny because they never really stopped.  Banks know they can just offload crap mortgages at full face onto QE so that's why you see this weird hungry hungry hippo game for houses by institutional buyers.  So these assets won't decrease in value while big money gets to go out and soak up even more stuff in the crisis and everyone else just gets rekt.  RRPs over 1 trillion and negative yields right now tells you the big money players know what's coming down the pipe and they are not gonna be the ones left holding the bag.
 
2021-08-02 7:22:32 AM  

jethroe: Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.

But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp


Womp womp? Seriously? That's what you're going with? SCOTUS said that it was congress's problem to deal with. Justice Frat Bro already said he would strike down anything Biden did in a unilateral way. And the D's control of the Senate is shaky at best because Sinema and Manchin keep going "I unno..." when something like this is brought up. Also, the Democrats do not have the Judicial Branch. The Supreme Court is still 6-3 conservative. You're thinking of houses. The Dems have all three houses. Barely.

Republicans had all three branches. Executive, Judicial, and Legislative, and still couldn't get anything done. What happened to repeal and replace? DACA survived. The wall never got built, only a few shotty beaten-by-a-ladder pieces were ever put up.

So take your womp womp, and ram it.
 
2021-08-02 7:25:09 AM  
Dammit Biden, why can't you fix everything in 6 months? Just go ahead and do what you want in spite of a Supreme Court ruling!

If anyone thinks that the Senate is under Democrat control, they need their head examined.
 
2021-08-02 7:27:00 AM  

jook: jethroe: Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.

But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp

I know, right? It's almost like they only have control of 1.5 branches and the .5 branch is hampered by rules specifically designed to prevent mere majority rule!

No, wait, that IS the case, and considering that they haven't done that bad. But do tell about how they should just ignore the constitution and rule by fiat because things aren't happening as fast as you'd like.


Funny then how the Republicans managed to push through horrible policies without even that.  Hell, Queen Pelosi held the purse strings for 2 years and yet they still managed to enact damaging policies.  Weird.
 
2021-08-02 7:28:32 AM  

RanHakubi: jethroe: Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.

But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp

Womp womp? Seriously? That's what you're going with? SCOTUS said that it was congress's problem to deal with. Justice Frat Bro already said he would strike down anything Biden did in a unilateral way. And the D's control of the Senate is shaky at best because Sinema and Manchin keep going "I unno..." when something like this is brought up. Also, the Democrats do not have the Judicial Branch. The Supreme Court is still 6-3 conservative. You're thinking of houses. The Dems have all three houses. Barely.

Republicans had all three branches. Executive, Judicial, and Legislative, and still couldn't get anything done. What happened to repeal and replace? DACA survived. The wall never got built, only a few shotty beaten-by-a-ladder pieces were ever put up.

So take your womp womp, and ram it.


Republicans lost in the midterms, only briefly had all 3 branches.
 
2021-08-02 7:33:22 AM  

JerseyTim: wademh: https://www.npr.org/2021/06/24/1009828​802/cdc-extends-eviction-moratorium-fo​r-30-days
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So they didn't wait 'till Thursday. Congress had time to act.

From that article:

"Allowing the moratorium to expire before vaccination rates increase in marginalized communities could lead to increased spread of, and deaths from, COVID-19," a group of more than 40 House lawmakers wrote in a letter this week to President Biden and CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, urging them to extend the moratorium.

There were moves Biden could have made.

Additionally, the White House did wait until Thursday to say they wouldn't be doing that:

The congresswoman also singled out President Joe Biden's administration, which didn't publicly call on Congress to extend the moratorium until last Thursday - a full month after the Supreme Court ruled that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could not continue the policy unilaterally.

"We asked the Biden administration for their stance, and they were not being really forthright about that advocacy and that request until the day before the House adjourned," she said. "The House was put into a needlessly difficult situation."


So the House failing to prepare plans for either extension or expiration is Biden's fault?

No, it isn't.
 
2021-08-02 7:34:17 AM  

jethroe: RanHakubi: jethroe: Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.

But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp

Womp womp? Seriously? That's what you're going with? SCOTUS said that it was congress's problem to deal with. Justice Frat Bro already said he would strike down anything Biden did in a unilateral way. And the D's control of the Senate is shaky at best because Sinema and Manchin keep going "I unno..." when something like this is brought up. Also, the Democrats do not have the Judicial Branch. The Supreme Court is still 6-3 conservative. You're thinking of houses. The Dems have all three houses. Barely.

Republicans had all three branches. Executive, Judicial, and Legislative, and still couldn't get anything done. What happened to repeal and replace? DACA survived. The wall never got built, only a few shotty beaten-by-a-ladder pieces were ever put up.

So take your womp womp, and ram it.

Republicans lost in the midterms, only briefly had all 3 branches.


Damn, someone didn't even get a schoolhouse rock version of a civics education. Branches, houses, and I guess almost two years is brief, but damn Biden for not fixing everything and telling the Supreme Court (Judicial Branch, 1/3 of checks and balances). He should act like a king, just like Queen Pelosi, who acts completely like a tyrant without any checks or balances or consent!

And why isn't Biden doing something about the burnt toast I'm always smelling and my soiled undergarments!
 
2021-08-02 7:37:42 AM  

Jiggatron69: fortheloveof: IndyJohn: fortheloveof: Exception Collection: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Because Biden didn't make sure Pelosi paid attention to it, which meant it didn't get on the schedule.

This was a huge farkup on her part, and there's a good chance it will seriously impact the midterm elections.

Of course, personal opinion is that the Feds should have created a no-interest loan program and allowed people to apply for relief, but the moratorium's end will be somewhat disastrous.  A large portion of the population is behind on their payments and can't cover it.  When they fail to pay and are evicted, the landlords will be hurt by the lack of money and the renters won't be able to find places with an eviction on their rental record.

If this doesn't get fixed right the fark now, in 12 months, the homeless population will have gone up about 10-20%, mortgages will explode again, rent prices will go down, construction of new homes will tank, and fun will not be had by all.

/My mortgage goes up 20% next month.
//I can't refinance, because as a relatively new businessowner my profit isn't super high.

Don't forget the bank sector taking it on the chin for all those houses they won't be able to unload for the price of the loan they want to get but also won't take care of the property or sell at loss causing a new crisis there as well.

sarcastic?

Because banks aren't really hurting

You do realize 12 months from now is not right now correct? We are discussing possible (even probable) future events.

Typically when discussing possible future events a response of, "yes but right now everything is peachy!" is less than helpful?

Yes currently the banks are fine, they think they are about to take in a lot of property and if things get sideways the US government will bail them out again.

Except most the tools we usually use to do that are dep ...

the Fed will just up QE to buy up all the mortgages.....again, which is funny because they never really stopped.  Banks know they can just offload crap mortgages at full face onto QE so that's why you see this weird hungry hungry hippo game for houses by institutional buyers.  So these assets won't decrease in value while big money gets to go out and soak up even more stuff in the crisis and everyone else just gets rekt.  RRPs over 1 trillion and negative yields right now tells you the big money players know what's coming down the pipe and they are not gonna be the ones left holding the bag.


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2021-08-02 7:38:10 AM  

OmnomnomCookies: jethroe: RanHakubi: jethroe: Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.

But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp

Womp womp? Seriously? That's what you're going with? SCOTUS said that it was congress's problem to deal with. Justice Frat Bro already said he would strike down anything Biden did in a unilateral way. And the D's control of the Senate is shaky at best because Sinema and Manchin keep going "I unno..." when something like this is brought up. Also, the Democrats do not have the Judicial Branch. The Supreme Court is still 6-3 conservative. You're thinking of houses. The Dems have all three houses. Barely.

Republicans had all three branches. Executive, Judicial, and Legislative, and still couldn't get anything done. What happened to repeal and replace? DACA survived. The wall never got built, only a few shotty beaten-by-a-ladder pieces were ever put up.

So take your womp womp, and ram it.

Republicans lost in the midterms, only briefly had all 3 branches.

Damn, someone didn't even get a schoolhouse rock version of a civics education. Branches, houses, and I guess almost two years is brief, but damn Biden for not fixing everything and telling the Supreme Court (Judicial Branch, 1/3 of checks and balances). He should act like a king, just like Queen Pelosi, who acts completely like a tyrant without any checks or balances or consent!

And why isn't Biden doing something about the burnt toast I'm always smelling and my soiled undergarments!


He reneged on almost every popular policy he promised he supported during the election.  But yeah, not his fault.  I get it.

I'm sure voters will be forgiving during the midterms.
 
2021-08-02 7:39:18 AM  
If you are being mauled by a dog, and another dog arrives & begins to snarl at that first dog, causing it to stop biting you for a moment... that does not necessarily mean that the 2nd dog is on your side.

I'll once again be decried for promulgating BSAB bullshiat, but this is very distinct from just saying both sides are the same.  They're not.  They're distinct.  But neither one gives a flying fark about 90% of us.  They just show it in different ways.

It has always been - at least, since the late 1950s - a fight between the party of the mega-rich and the party of the super-ultra-hyper-mega-rich.  The rest of us stopped having representation a generation and a half ago.
 
2021-08-02 7:40:56 AM  
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2021-08-02 7:42:26 AM  

jethroe: OmnomnomCookies: jethroe: RanHakubi: jethroe: Dedmon: Morning Horsefarts: SCOTUS has ruled on the eviction moratorium and left it in place. They also said it was Congress' problem to fix.

Why is this Biden's problem, again?

Trumpers can't get it through their thick skull that we don't worship Biden like they worship their thought leaders.

But unlike how literally everything for the last 4 years was Trump's fault, now nothing is Biden's fault.  Nothing.  He can't do anything, man, he's handcuffed.  Dems have all 3 branches but dammit, they can't do anything.  Sure they promised a bunch of stuff but sorry, not possible.

Womp womp

Womp womp? Seriously? That's what you're going with? SCOTUS said that it was congress's problem to deal with. Justice Frat Bro already said he would strike down anything Biden did in a unilateral way. And the D's control of the Senate is shaky at best because Sinema and Manchin keep going "I unno..." when something like this is brought up. Also, the Democrats do not have the Judicial Branch. The Supreme Court is still 6-3 conservative. You're thinking of houses. The Dems have all three houses. Barely.

Republicans had all three branches. Executive, Judicial, and Legislative, and still couldn't get anything done. What happened to repeal and replace? DACA survived. The wall never got built, only a few shotty beaten-by-a-ladder pieces were ever put up.

So take your womp womp, and ram it.

Republicans lost in the midterms, only briefly had all 3 branches.

Damn, someone didn't even get a schoolhouse rock version of a civics education. Branches, houses, and I guess almost two years is brief, but damn Biden for not fixing everything and telling the Supreme Court (Judicial Branch, 1/3 of checks and balances). He should act like a king, just like Queen Pelosi, who acts completely like a tyrant without any checks or balances or consent!

And why isn't Biden doing something about the burnt toast I'm always smelling and my soiled undergarments!

He reneged on almost every popular policy he promised he supported during the election.  But yeah, not his fault.  I get it.

I'm sure voters will be forgiving during the midterms.


Help everyone out here-what was Biden supposed to do to meet the requirements on fulfilling his promise in regards to this eviction moratorium?  The guy shouting "Wrong" to every response obviously has the right answer.
 
2021-08-02 7:42:43 AM  

Aussie_As: Welcome to America. Who the fark didn't understand this?

Americans can do what they want to non-Americans. They dropped A-bombs, they dropped agent orange (including on their own troops and allied troops like Australians) and they didn't even declare war before killing civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan. That's entrirely different to what the American government can do to people with "rights" like Americans.

Wake the fark up. You've obviously been asleep for a century.

Signed - the rest of the world.


The rest of the world has their own long list of atrocities to account for.

Glass houses, etc.
 
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