Wells Fargo Foreclosures; More on Osama Bin Laden’s Capture …

by on May 9, 2011

To the Editor:

Until every Bank CEO, and main shareholders see their homes in jeopardy will anybody have any chance to break their will.

Thomas Carroll
Irvine, CA

To the Editor:

I am in the center of the storm — Chase wants my house, and they are a huge machine … I am tired under the constant docs sent and re-sent, etc. after being a responsible owner for many years. I really thought they meant it when they said,”if you quit paying, it’s the only way we will consider a loan mod.” After months of not paying but calling every week, there really was no such thingas a loan modification. They say it is because my income is not high enough … But what else is a loan mod for? Hello? What happened to helping the people?

Katy Byrne
Sonoma, CA

To the Editor:

In all the gloating over the assasination of Osama Bin Laden, I haven’t seen mention anywhere of the fact that there was apparently no premium placed on taking him alive. That seems strange in light of his extremely high intel value. Perhaps it was thought better to silence him forever before he had the opportunity to discuss certain aspects of 9/11 that American authorities would rather not have gotten into.

Barry Eisenberg
San Francisco

To the Editor:

The story seems to be well written and brings forth the topics of immigration and terrorism in a positive way — i.e., an “anchor baby” sacrificing his life along with his military brethren to fight the good fight. However, where I believe you lost a lot of writers is the assumption that it was a great military success performed under international law “rather than invading another country with shock and awe.”

There is something to be said about that given the current coverage on the media about drone attacks that caused civilian casualties in Pakistan which prompted sectors of that society to demonstrate accusing America of “terrorism.” The raid or attack on Osama’s hideout might not have been on par with Iraq’s “shock and awe,” but nonetheless international law was broken when a country’s sovereignty was violated. That Pakistan’s intelligence agency was suspect of leaking information to the Taliban in the past and maybe even Osama does not warrant America from violating Pakistan’s sovereignty.

Given that we live in our own “glass house,” we don’t want to be throwing these kinds of stones around pretending that the rest of the world might not have similar issues with America housing criminals wanted overseas like, for example, the fallen strong man of Bolivia (whose name escapes me at the moment) who lives comfortably in D.C. but it is wanted in its native Bolivia.

Alejandro Murillo
Morgan Hill, CA

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