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Offline nfd2004

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Decade of Fire
« on: November 05, 2019, 10:46:12 PM »
 First aired on PBS on November 4, 2019. The story of the South Bronx, it's people and it's firefighters during the so called: "FDNY War Years" of the 1970s.

Decade of Fire
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Re: Decade of Fire
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2019, 12:10:52 PM »
As correctly pointed out, these problems were all created by government actions. Redlining was described as if it was bad. The problems was the government banned it for "social justice". Then it required banks to make loans and insurance companies to write policies in these areas if they wanted to keep their charters. Disaster ensued. It's hard to commit insurance fraud if you don't have insurance. In the 1980's Bill Clinton and his Secretary of Housing (a certain Mr. Cuomo) created another housing loan scandal again (only without the arson) nationwide at great cost to the taxpayers.