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Lawyers and HOAs

Shared by Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Ward Lucas links to an interesting USA Today article on the lack of access to affordable legal assistance. That’s definitely a problem for HOA residents, because there is very little state or federal oversight of Owners’ Associations. 168 more words

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Arizona homeowner warns, "buyer beware"

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Developers and construction companies were able to push through changes to Arizona’s statutes involving construction defect disputes. As of July 2015, builders have a right to cure alleged defects as claimed by homeowners. 264 more words

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Planned Parenthood Can't Handle the Truth

By David Limbaugh

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s questioning of Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards exposes the depravity and dishonesty of her organization. 139 more words


Legislatures should be security-free, gun-free zones like college campuses

By Ed Straker

Our kids deserve the best.  On many college campuses, they are not allowed to carry guns to protect themselves.  If that’s the best, I think our state legislators should share in the best.  160 more words


HOA C.U.R.S.E. #4: FL Condo Law's Loopholes

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities, CHPPI

HOA C.U.R.S.E. = Consumer Unfriendly Regulatory Statute Example

I have written about Condo Terminations in Florida and other states before, but today I want to highlight the portions of Florida statute that allow wealthy real estate investment firms and developers to takeover condominium associations and force remaining owners to sell, against their will, often at a substantial loss. 1,085 more words

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The 6 Killer Apps of Prosperity: Competition, Scientific Revolution, Property Rights, Modern Medicine, Consumer Society, Work Ethic -- Videos

Niall Ferguson: The 6 killer apps of prosperity

Over the past few centuries, Western cultures have been very good at creating general prosperity for themselves. Historian Niall Ferguson asks: Why the West, and less so the rest? 48 more words