Ok, it appears they are stopping evictions on mortgage holders who stop paying the mortgage for two years. How is that different than here-at least here it is upto the bank and they base it on the size of the hit they would take on their balance sheet as opposed to keeping it on the balance sheet at mark to fantasy. Isn't Spain ruled by the conservatives?
It is a tragedy that someone takes such an extreme action. It should be investigated if any law was broken. But the policy and the order of the society should not be determined by the isolated case. A few years ago, someone committed a suicide by flying to IRS building. Should IRS stop collecting tax for two years?
Well my forefathers and mothers lived in caves, had no starbucks, and they could kill democrats on the spot without insulting the neigboring tribe. They had low HOA fees and could hunt within meters of their cave entrance.
We did not have "homes" until about 2000 bc. Why kill yourself over something like losing your home?
Don José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero is a member of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE). He was elected for two terms as Prime Minister of Spain, in the 2004 and 2008 general elections. On 2 April 2011 he announced he would not stand for re-election in the 2011 general election. After the crushing defeat his party suffered in the elections, he left office on 21 December 2011.