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Obama: Damned by taxpayers and HUD

From the Washington Post August 27, 2015 Public housing officials blast Obama administration’s move to ouster wealthier tenants from subsidized homesLisa Rein

With at least one family of public housing tenants reportedly bringing in $490,000 a year, there is some outrage. And it goes both ways for the Obama administration’s IG office which is working to enact evictions for egregious examples of exceeding stipulated income levels. The HUD on the either hand asserts well-off tenants in public, rent-controlled housing set a good example for less affluent tenants to strive after. Thinking HUD will take a few years and come down on these folks. We’ll see how this plays out – even after it leaves the headlines.

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U.S. Capitol SOTU eve, 2011 – photo Russ Imrie

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Australia mining tax clears final hurdle – “people own natural resources, not just big businesses”

Ground-breaking?” new mining rules in Australia assert population’s right to some profits from non-replacable natural resources. Indistry, mega-capitalists, global moguls pi**ed off.

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia-pacific/2012/03/2012320412548636.html – Shared via Al Jazeera for iPhone

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