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End Leftist Violence


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2020 Jul 12, 8:55pm   30,862 views  224 comments

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All political violence of that last few decades comes from the left alone, not from the right.

If you attempt to wear a red MAGA hat in leftist-controlled states, you will likely be beaten or spat on.
There is nothing political that you can wear which would cause anyone on the right to beat you or spit on you in any state.



Matt Taibbi: The left has become exactly what they accused the right of being

Leftists violence threatens us all, and threatens the existence of the country.

The Unabomber, for all his faults, described leftism perfectly:

Leftists may claim that their activism is motivated by compassion or by moral principles, and moral principle does play a role for the leftist of the oversocialized type. But compassion and moral principle cannot be the main motives for leftist activism. Hostility is too prominent a component of leftist behavior; so is the drive for power. Moreover, much leftist behavior is not rationally calculated to be of benefit to the people whom the leftists claim to be trying to help. For example, if one believes that affirmative action is good for black people, does it make sense to demand affirmative action in hostile or dogmatic terms? Obviously it would be more productive to take a diplomatic and conciliatory approach that would make at least verbal and symbolic concessions to white people who think that affirmative action discriminates against them. But leftist activists do not take such an approach because it would not satisfy their emotional needs. Helping black people is not their real goal. Instead, race problems serve as an excuse for them to express their own hostility and frustrated need for power. In doing so they actually harm black people, because the activists’ hostile attitude toward the white majority tends to intensify race hatred.


Academia incites leftist violence, billionaires abet it, and the media excuses it, if they report on it at all.

The left is rioting, looting, tearing down statues of all political figures, even abolitionists, and worst of all, murdering those who disagree. No one on the right is doing any such thing.

We need to speak up and remove all BLM cult signs, which are incitements to violence. Those signs promote hate, beatings, riots, lootings, and murder.

BLM and violent leftists are a cult which murders innocent people.

All the hate for Trump has become hate for orderly civil life, hate for mutual respect, and hate for calm reasoned debate. All TDS is incitement to violence.

To end leftist violence we first have to tell the truth about it (please mail p@patrick.net with more):

Leftist cancellations, boycotts, and threats:

  1. Louis CK

  2. Roseanne Barr

  3. J.K. Rowling (ironic since did the same thing to others)

  4. Ricky Gervais

  5. Miss Swimsuit UK stripped of title after 'all lives matter' post

  6. Google bans ad revenue for any story which questions the official Wuhan virus narrative

  7. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8535907/Petition-demands-Trader-Joes-change-racist-food-packaging-uses-harmful-stereotypes.html for using "Trader Jose's" and "Trader Ming's" etc

  8. https://nypost.com/2020/07/01/harvard-grad-threatens-to-stab-anyone-who-says-all-lives-matter/



Leftist firings and school suspensions:

  1. James Damore, fired from Google

  2. https://patrick.net/post/1333940/2020-07-18-fordham-university-openly-violates-student-s-right-to-free-speech

  3. Cisco fires employees for saying "All lives matter"

  4. AZ professor threatened with violence for teaching the truth about Islam's clear incitement to terrorism

  5. Teacher fired for Tweet in support of Trump



Leftist beatings and shootings:

  1. https://ktrh.iheart.com/featured/michael-berry/content/2020-07-01-blm-activist-arrested-for-shooting-innocent-driver-in-utah-during-march/

  2. https://www.waynedupree.com/2020/05/man-wearing-maga-hat-attacked-by-protesters/

  3. https://www.breitbart.com/crime/2019/04/16/black-man-wearing-donald-trump-maga-hat-beaten-maryland/

  4. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8527275/NYPD-COD-three-cops-injured-attacked-protesters-Brooklyn-Bridge.html

  5. https://patrick.net/post/1333953/2020-07-19-angry-leftist-attacks-black-man-for-tearing-down-blm-signs

  6. https://therightscoop.com/black-trump-supporter-stabbed-in-portland-cnn-withholds-the-facts-says-cops-tear-gassed-peaceful-protesters/

  7. Armed leftist attempted to fire at a car, hits another leftist in the leg



Leftist murders:

  1. Dallas sniper who gunned down 5 cops 'wanted to kill white people'

  2. Retired St. Louis police captain, David Dorn, killed by looters during the George Floyd riots

  3. https://patrick.net/post/1333827/2020-07-13-all-violence-comes-from-the-left-young-mother-jessica-doty-whitaker-murdered-by-blm-fanatics

  4. https://www.foxnews.com/us/wisconsin-man-targeting-white-person-killed-motorcyclist

  5. https://theconservativetreehouse.com/2020/07/05/domestic-terrorism-black-lives-matter-protestors-murder-8-year-old-black-child/comment-page-1/

  6. 15 July 2020, Black man targets and kills two white men at random, media silence

  7. https://www.nationalreview.com/news/body-found-in-wreckage-of-minneapolis-pawn-shop-burned-in-george-floyd-riots/

  8. 60-YEAR-old Donald Trump supporter was shot dead in broad daylight near his "Vote Trump" banners as cops investigate a "political motive."



Special bonus deaths due to leftists:


  1. Another thousand dead of Wuhan virus after leftist riots.

  2. How many additional blacks murdered by other blacks since the police were told by liberal mayors to withdraw the police and let them kill each other?



How we got here.

We need to start a class action suit against BLM, NPR, the NY Times, and all of those leftists who have contributed toward making America a far more hateful and violent place. Incitement to violence is a crime.

The goal of all of this leftist discrimination and violence is ultimately genocide.

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1   Patrick   2020 Jul 12, 9:33pm  

Primary sources of incitement to leftist hate and murder:

Google
Grievance Studies programs at universities
NY Times
NPR
Wikipedia editors
Washington Post
CNN
2   Patrick   2020 Jul 12, 10:34pm  

https://newdiscourses.com/2020/02/naming-enemy-critical-social-justice/#comment-499

(Leftists do) not respect human dignity. On the contrary, (they) attempt to destroy individuals in the collective (social) pursuit of revenge (justice) for past wrongs. When social justice crusaders disregard the humanity of their targets and abandon the dignity of themselves and others, it is because they think they have found something more important. Or because they have forgotten dignity. Remind them.

When they cry out, “don’t you believe in justice?”, the answer is not, “yes, but not like that.” It is rather, “don’t you think that all human beings deserve dignity?” The instant they answer that question, (“yes, but dignity demands justice”), they have accepted your frame, and you have won.
3   Patrick   2020 Jul 12, 10:36pm  

https://newdiscourses.com/2020/02/naming-enemy-critical-social-justice/#comment-633

social justice is about justice for groups. That is what is wrong with it. The concept cannot be applied without adopting the attitude that people are to be viewed through the filter of group membership. This point of view is exactly the rationale of the KKK, the Khmer Rouge, the Nazi party, etc. It is the mindset that leads cops to interrogate people who seem to be the wrong color for the neighborhood. There can be no justice for groups, only for individuals regardless of any groups they may belong to.
5   Patrick   2020 Jul 13, 6:38am  

I don't want to see anyone injured like that, not even violent leftists. They should just be in prison for their crimes, hopefully for very long sentences.

We all need to stand up against leftist hate and violence as peacefully as possible.
6   WookieMan   2020 Jul 13, 7:35am  

Patrick says
I don't want to see anyone injured like that, not even violent leftists. They should just be in prison for their crimes, hopefully for very long sentences.

We all need to stand up against leftist hate and violence as peacefully as possible.

I'd agree with this sentiment. Just arrest them and put them in jail. Regardless of the person, I have no interest in seeing someone injured like that at all. At some point these little boys become men and may start actually coming after people in a scary way. It only escalates the stupidity of what should be a conversation about ideas and laying out why they think something like BLM, matters in any meaningful way.

You have to shed light on the absolute flawed logic of BLM. Yes, you'll get called racist. But at some point, the pure stupidity of the movement is going to shine through when there's 50-60 dead during weekend violence in Chicago. It's coming. Cops have been neutered and the deaths/data will show this. I'd stay out of bad areas of all cities for a while.
7   RWSGFY   2020 Jul 13, 7:39am  

WookieMan says
I'd stay out of bad areas of all cities for a while.


Should be a SOP at all times.
8   Patrick   2020 Jul 13, 8:28am  

Yes, it's ironic but true that removing police from crime-ridden areas is just going to get many more people killed.

Those areas need more police, not fewer.

BLM is getting people killed, both by inciting leftist violence and by undermining police protection.
9   Patrick   2020 Jul 13, 5:38pm  

Not after the leftist start outright murdering people.

It's not very civil, and they incite, abet, and excuse leftist violence.

When they choose to give up their hate and violence, then they can come back. As of right now, there is zero sign of that.

BLM is a murder cult.
11   Patrick   2020 Jul 13, 8:16pm  

Patrick says
There can be no justice for groups, only for individuals


This is really a key point in resisting group cults like BLM.

We are individuals, and individually responsible for our own actions. No one should be blamed or praised for the actions of others.

So the platform for resistance should start with that.

1. All individuals are responsible for their own actions alone. No one is responsible for anyone else's action.
2. The traditional heterosexual nuclear family of father, mother, and their own biological children is the greatest good.
3. The US Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and flag should be honored. All who are capable must stand during the National Anthem or leave the event.
4. There must be no discrimination based on race whatsoever. We are all equal citizens under the law with exactly the same rights to all government programs.
5. We should rebuild two historic statues for each one torn down by the mob.

That's just off the top of my head.
12   Misc   2020 Jul 14, 4:25am  

Prior to the COVID lockdowns the unemployment rate was 3.5%.Today the unemployment rate is 11.1%. Including those who have part time jobs, but want full time jobs it is 18%. For July 23% of renters did not make their rent payment (this is about 25 million people), and this was through no fault of their own. They were working prior to government mandated lockdowns.


1. All individuals are responsible for their own actions alone. No one is responsible for anyone else's action.


As a society, we should at this point embrace a certain amount of socialism so as to not economically displace 25 million people. To have the Fed and Federal government bail out the rich and well connected, but let the commoners face homelessness would disintegrate the country. The BLM protests were quaint as very few people died. There is no telling the number of people that could be killed if we just let things take their course.
13   ignoreme   2020 Jul 14, 4:52am  

Misc says
For July 23% of renters did not make their rent payment (this is about 25 million people), and this was through no fault of their own


Your logic doesn’t add up. Unemployment with the added Fed money is more then most people were making before they lost their jobs. So the reason rent wasn’t paid wasn’t due to lack of income.

A better guess would be that rent wasn’t paid because currently evictions are suspended. I personally know people skipping their mortgage payments for this reason.

I don’t see how socialism helps here. Government caused this problem with unnecessary shutdowns and suspension of evictions. Why keep digging the hole with another government program?
14   WookieMan   2020 Jul 14, 5:09am  

Misc says
For July 23% of renters did not make their rent payment (this is about 25 million people), and this was through no fault of their own.

Why did 23% not make their rent payment? I keep hearing these stats and most the time no one links anything. If you're laid off you're still making $2,500/mo plus normal UE benefits. Plus you likely got the full $1,200. A family of 4 could have gotten $3,400. Divide that over 3 months and it's $1,133/mo, plus $2,500/mo, plus whatever UE benefits for a family of four. And if both adults got laid off that $2,500/mo is now $5,000/mo.

Then account for not being able to travel early on. You're just buying groceries for the most part. Little to no eating out. No entertainment/sports. Basically you're spending way less.

If you're not paying rent, it's because you're a deadbeat or gaming the system because you know you can't get evicted. Median family income is around $60k. These benefits are as good if not more if both are unemployed than normal pay for over half the country. August will be the real month to watch. I think some of these stats being tossed around are pure BS.
15   Misc   2020 Jul 14, 5:35am  

For those who were not making enough to qualify for Unemployment, those who had their hours cut but not terminated, or those who hadn't the 6 months of employment with their employer to qualify for unemployment the situation is dire. In most cases it takes more than one income to afford a rental unit in most cities. Therefore, if even one person is in these categories (along with the illegals) rent is not paid.

https://www.apartmentlist.com/research/july-housing-payments

If millions of families are facing homelessness, you ignore these statistics at the peril of the nation. I don't think 25 million people are trying to game the system by intentionally not paying rent.

More socialism is called for the lower echelons of society because they understand that the Fed just bought up 4 trillion dollars of worthless bonds to bail out Wall Street, the banks, and large corporations. Added to that is the $560 billion given to the well connected through the PPP program. So, yes, they can see the socialism for the rich quite well.
16   WookieMan   2020 Jul 14, 7:01am  

Misc says
For those who were not making enough to qualify for Unemployment

You're talking a tiny percentage of the population. 23% of renters not paying with only 11-18% unemployment that you mention, doesn't add up. I'd guess 80% of those on UE have worked the 6 months and or have made enough to qualify. They have the money. It was a survey of 4,000 renters through a survey monkey email. I'm skeptical of how they collected the data and that they have accurate information. Never even heard of apartment list.com and I previously working in RE for 14 years.

I'm just not seeing or hearing of anyone missing payments. At 23% someone would have hit my family up for cash or asked for help. Or asked friends. Hasn't happened.

Misc says
those who had their hours cut but not terminated

It's an employment agreement. There are two parties. Don't accept the cut in hours and they'll have to lay you off or fire you and you collect UE. Being fired for not accepting less hours does not hurt future employment for the most part. It's easily explainable with the current situation.

Watch August, but there's really no valid argument that 98% of the population cannot afford rent over the last couple months. The stimulus and UE benefits are clearly linked to the median family income. Government workers haven't been laid off. You're talking about restaurant workers and retail workers. If they worked for 6 months at an employer they are almost certainly making more money right now. There's no excuse for 23% of renters to stop payment outside of panic and hoarding cash with current UE levels.
17   WookieMan   2020 Jul 14, 7:03am  

Independent contractors can even get the $600/wk bonus. They can easily qualify for loans as an IC too and stay afloat. The math doesn't add up from my end. I question everything at this point.
18   Misc   2020 Jul 14, 7:30am  

The time for appeasement is before violence occurs. If it is done after violence takes place, there is never enough to quell the uprising.
19   Misc   2020 Jul 14, 7:46am  

Oh, as a ballpark number for a 330000000 population, with about 65% of that in the workforce the difference between the 11.1% rate and the 18% rate is about 15 million working part time that want full time jobs. You ain't gonna make rent with a part time job and you don't get unemployment.
20   Patrick   2020 Jul 14, 7:55am  

Misc says


As a society, we should at this point embrace a certain amount of socialism so as to not economically displace 25 million people.


I agree. What I meant by responsibility for your own actions is that there is no collective guilt. Belonging to any particular race should not get you any blame or credit.

But Americans do have some responsibility to take care of their fellow Americans.
21   WookieMan   2020 Jul 14, 8:16am  

Patrick says
But Americans do have some responsibility to take care of their fellow Americans.

Yes and no. I lean more towards no. I've lived well within my means. My house payment is less than 5% of gross income. I could easily go out and get $600k house here in IL and look like the king of stupidity. I could easily go out and get a $60k boat and take it out every weekend during the summer. None of my money is inherited. I've worked for it and saved. Making stupid choices is an individual trait. It has nothing to do with anyone else.

I have no interest in continually bailing out deadbeats and losers that don't try or in current times are criminals. Outside of illness, disability and old age, nothing is holding back anyone in America here legally. Nothing beside pure laziness and excuse making. We should be protesting to open back up so those people never lost their jobs. Not the 20 black people that got killed by a cop in a year. We all know it was wrong. It has nothing to do with race though. Absolutely nothing. Instead millions are unemployed over the common cold.

Stop the excuses. How about people ask themselves why they didn't save up 6 months for an emergency exactly like this current situation. It's not the governments job to come in and give you UE benefits and stimulus checks. Especially because you didn't save and likely didn't pay a dime in taxes anyway. I now have to pay for it with increased income taxes down the road when I'm already paying $40k in just Federal taxes. It's bullshit. Stop the excuses and man/woman up.
22   Eric Holder   2020 Jul 14, 8:18am  

WookieMan says
Outside of illness, disability and old age, nothing is holding back anyone in America here legally. Nothing beside pure laziness and excuse making.


Word.
23   Patrick   2020 Jul 14, 8:33am  

Exactly. I said "some" and those were the things I was talking about: illness, disability and old age.
24   WookieMan   2020 Jul 14, 8:50am  

Patrick says
Exactly. I said "some" and those were the things I was talking about: illness, disability and old age.

That's the way I understood it. I just went off on a rant because I do take care of my fellow Americans monetarily already and pretty well for a non-1%'er. Donate time and give to charity. Yet we have these morons tearing down statues, complaining about not having money because they didn't save along the way while paying $0 in federal income taxes. It triggered me to be honest. I'm getting sick of it.

And the whole BLM thing. I've yet to see one person say it was right about the Floyd situation. The cop has been charged. Move on. Stop making excuses with made up phrases like "systemic racism" and the likes. Stop killing each other and cops won't go to your neighborhood! We have one cop on duty in my town and fall back on my county during late night hours. We maybe have a couple DUI's and one or two break in's annually. That's it. 2,280 people. There's not a chance you could get away with that in a city like Chicago. Something is systemic, but it's not racism.
25   socal2   2020 Jul 14, 8:54am  

Eric Holder says
WookieMan says
Outside of illness, disability and old age, nothing is holding back anyone in America here legally. Nothing beside pure laziness and excuse making.


Word.


If you are lucky enough to be born in America and have 2 parents, you pretty much won life's lottery and are provided advantages and opportunites that was not available to 98% of humanity through history.
26   Patrick   2020 Jul 14, 8:56am  

WookieMan says
Something is systemic, but it's not racism.


Agreed. It's systemic indoctrination to hate.

The hate cult is pushed in the media, schools, corporations, most of government.

They literally seek to destroy the family, a stated goal of BLM: "We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure"
27   PeopleUnited   2020 Jul 14, 11:08am  

the Leftist Bolsheviks will continue their reign of racism and terror until the law is enforced or they destroy the rule of law. They cannot be reasoned with, they cannot be shamed. They can only be held to account for their lawlessness.
28   Onvacation   2020 Jul 14, 11:37am  

Misc says
More socialism is called for the lower echelons of society

Define socialism. If you mean free clinics, soup kitchens, and dormitories for those down on their luck paid for by taxes, I'm with you. If you mean confiscating wealth from the productive in the name of equity, I'm against you.

The safety net should not be a comfortable place to live and it definitely should not be a multigenerational home.
29   Onvacation   2020 Jul 14, 11:44am  

Patrick says
But Americans do have some responsibility to take care of their fellow Americans.

Free clinics, soup kitchens, and dormitories. It is not fair to the producers to have to compete with the takers via welfare and subsidized housing. It is definitely not fair to the productive to incentivize children out of wedlock.
30   WookieMan   2020 Jul 14, 11:47am  

Onvacation says
If you mean confiscating wealth from the productive in the name of equity, I'm against you.

Too late for that. Half the damn country doesn't pay any meaningful amount in taxes. As in $1k or more. 20-30% of citizens in this country will never pay federal taxes. Yet reap benefits they paid nothing for. One of the few things Mitt Romney was right on.
31   Patrick   2020 Jul 14, 12:14pm  

This is yet another thing that the Georgist land-value tax would fix.

https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Georgism

There should be no tax on income, because that discourages work.
There should be no tax on sales, because that discourages commerce.

There should be a single tax on land (and radio spectrum as a more abstract kind of land) because:

1. No one created land. Taxing land does not discourage "land production".
2. It's simple. Everyone can immediately understand it.
3. It's fair. If you don't want to pay a lot of tax, don't own a lot of land, or land in high-value areas which demand more services. But everyone will have to pay something.
4. It's impossible to evade. Everyone has to live somewhere within a country, and that place will have to pay the land value tax.
5. It is the best possible tax for the economy, discouraging only excessive land holding and not discouraging work or commerce.
34   CBOEtrader   2020 Jul 15, 2:10am  

WookieMan says
If you're laid off you're still making $2,500/mo plus normal UE benefits.


Where do you get these numbers? I help recently unemployed people find health insurance daily. I promise the average unemployed is making a fraction of this figure.

Theres a larger % of people w no fucking money than almost any time in memorable US history. I expect a market crash in october as empirical results start to match the direness of the situation.
35   WookieMan   2020 Jul 15, 4:36am  

CBOEtrader says
Where do you get these numbers?

From the only two people I personally know that are unemployed out of maybe 150-200 in my social network. And not FB social network, I'm talking about people that would 100% attend my wedding and that I communicate with at minimum monthly via phone/text/email.

The two are inlaws as well that I physically see on a weekly basis. They both are getting $600/wk. My MIL is only getting maybe $200/wk of normal UE. SIL is getting about $250/wk of normal UE from the state. They both got the $1,200 and SIL got the extra $500 for her son. I help my MIL with her accounting and have access to view her accounts. She 100% is getting what I state.

CBOEtrader says
I promise the average unemployed is making a fraction of this figure.


It's harsh, but it's likely the reason they are unemployed. They're too lazy to go through the UE process or are not educated enough on it to go get it. It takes time and patience to navigate the system in most states. I had the opportunity to get it after being laid off 2-1/2 years ago and said fuck it. Wasn't worth the time and my wife makes great money.

As an IC, I have a real estate license that I still have active, I could have gotten the $600/wk myself even though I earn other income. I've been taught all this by my SIL who frankly is ghetto and has figure out how to legally game these systems. Just takes a lot of time and knowledge of the system, which I admittedly don't know. This SIL is the one who fucked over baby daddy and destroyed his ankle monitoring bracelet knowing he'd go back to jail and the government would pay child support. She brags about this stuff.

CBOEtrader says
I expect a market crash in october as empirical results start to match the direness of the situation.

I don't doubt this could happen at all. Most people I know are in northern IL, but some in other states. I'm personally not seeing the direness from who I know and I know of people getting the stimulus and UE checks. The bad is happening, but I'm just personally not seeing it. Probably a blind spot for me I guess. There's for sure going to be some correction. The major index valuations just don't seem logical. But who knows. I don't have access to information that could point to a quick recovery for some reason.
36   HeadSet   2020 Jul 15, 6:53am  

Anecdotal, but at the Cab Company I work for, we have a few telephone operators and drivers who refuse to come back to work until the $500/week or so benefit runs out. Boss was tempted to mention this to the gov, but in reality such complaints will likely be ignored right now. If a company cuts a worker's hours to part time, that is doubly bad for the worker since it prevents UE benefits. Therefore, employees who get their hours cut are somewhat forced to quit.
37   CBOEtrader   2020 Jul 15, 8:13am  

WookieMan says
They both are getting $600/wk. My MIL is only getting maybe $200/wk of normal UE. SIL is getting about $250/wk of normal UE from the state. They both got the $1,200 and SIL got the extra $500 for her son


I sell a LOT of obamacare. Almost everyone who uses obamacare does so BECAUSE their income and family size qualifies them for subsidies to pay for the insurance (thank obama for that handout to blue cross).

I am not an expert at unemployment benefits, BUT it appears that unemployment insurance from govt is = a % of full employment income. Seems to be about 60% of employed income up to a maximum of about $800/week. The $600 per week bonus is currently planned to end in august, i think. So yeah, many many clients currently making more in unemployment than their previosu jobs. HOWEVER, theres a LOT of part time or restaurant or contract or previously unemployed who either get very little or nothing in unemployment. These people see that $600/wk as their last potential lifeline into a coming famine. Hard to know if these people cant or simply wont pay rent.

Then what about the investors? My landlord isnt a rich guy. He's a normal middle class dude who invested his savings into 3 townhomes, which he uses for income. Who pays him if his rentors dont pay? What about all those business owners with ruined businesses? Who is paying their rent/mortgage/college tuition for the kids?

I know a lot of people are financially fine through this and some (like myself) are seeing business increase. My business is exploding as I am fully digital in my sales and i sell health insurance :) Many, many others arent fine though.

Nv moratorium for business rents ended this month and residential rents are dure again Sep 1. Watch for evictions and foreclosures to pop in Sep. Expect the market to start falling around the middle of Sep as the numbers roll in. (*tin foil hat on*) ...and id expect the powers that be to follow through with the crash for political reasons. (*tin foil hat off*)

Its a speculative forecast, nothing i'd bet the farm on... but im looking for my best leverage bet to take advantage of this crash possibility.
38   WookieMan   2020 Jul 15, 8:25am  

CBOEtrader says
These people see that $600/wk as their last potential lifeline into a coming famine. Hard to know if these people cant or simply wont pay rent.

Agreed. Which is why I've been saying August will be interesting along with September reporting. Lots of unknowns.

Trust me, I'm not some cheerleader saying things are fine. I'm just personally not seeing it and know a few people making bank right now due to the bonus. The struggle has to be real in the high COL areas I assume. So I'm sure rents are rough in those areas. Living in a small town and knowing the restaurant owners, they're all fine. They shut down for a couple months and then started take out and have since opened up fully as no one is enforcing distancing. No one is missing rent here. Big cities where costs are higher, probably a problem.

The markets definitely don't seem logical. But that's also why I don't pay attention to them too much. It can make you crazy.
39   CBOEtrader   2020 Jul 15, 8:31am  

WookieMan says
Which is why I've been saying August will be interesting along with September reporting.


Arent you an investments advisor of some kind?

Are the rich people holding their shit together or no? I dont talk to many rich clients these days. My clients are almost all between $15k and $115k/year type families.
40   JH   2020 Jul 15, 3:15pm  

Misc says
Prior to the COVID lockdowns the unemployment rate was 3.5%.Today the unemployment rate is 11.1%. Including those who have part time jobs, but want full time jobs it is 18%. For July 23% of renters did not make their rent payment (this is about 25 million people), and this was through no fault of their own. They were working prior to government mandated lockdowns.


1. All individuals are responsible for their own actions alone. No one is responsible for anyone else's action.


As a society, we should at this point embrace a certain amount of socialism so as to not economically displace 25 million people. To have the Fed and Federal government bail out the rich and well connected, but let the commoners face homelessness would disintegrate the country. The BLM protests were quaint as very few people died. There is no telling the number of people that could be killed if we just let things take their course.


Dude, don't waste your time on this site. Years ago it was a helpful, informative site filled with renters, buyers, and landlords discussing the economic impacts of the housing markets excesses. Patrick was a cool dude with valuable economic insights that helped people make smart decisions.

Every time I've stopped back here in the past 5 years it has decayed further and further...it's pretty sad. Patrick's deep state antifa bullshit is scary--I can't believe he is on here inciting violence against people who dislike Trump. This circle is growing smaller by the day as not only our country but the rest of the world recognizes the peril Trump is bringing on his country.

@Patrick: you are better than this, dude...I've seen your posts here for years...I cannot believe what I'm reading from you today.

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