Foreclosure Poetry

From “Trespass unwanted”

I am there with you now.
If we tried what they did, we’d be ‘under’ the jail.
In the olden days, we’d have the gun and keep trespassers off.
Now they set you up.
I’ have an interest in your home and I’ll foreclose on you and you can’t stop me.
Do you know? The law firm that foreclosed on me, that’s all they’d say!
Our client has an interest in your home. They never declared me in default. Their client never did either.
They were truthful in that matter, their letters would say they represent their client who has an interest in my home.

Weird, the truth was right there and I thought I could declare not knowing them and keep my home. Nope, they are interested in your property ‘maam’, you don’t have to know them.
They are trusted by your legal system. Let them file some documents that say you lost your rights, and some more that said you transferred your rights and then we’ll let them have your property ‘maam’.
Nope, don’t need a meeting of the minds.
Nope don’t need a contract.
All they need to know is you have a home, and be interested in it.
Well and they need enough money to perpetrate the crime.
Yeah, sounds like RICO, but so what ‘maam’.
When they finally got a mob boss it was over tax evasion, not what he did to the people he hurt.
Don’t you read your history.
He didn’t steal the White House, he stole your house, BIG difference.
RICO matters when people have connections, you don’t have no connections, you as close as the dirt, walking on the land as a man or a woman.

So stop your complaining and get outta thar befar the ‘sheriff’ arrives at yo doh step ta mayk sure you vay-cate da premises’.

Light and Love

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  2. some interesting stuff
    Some History That Bears a similar story, carried out by the “Government Army and/or the Militia Of That Era”.
    “Trial of Tears (is) Where they Cried”
    “Cherokee Indians along with their family’s, horses, and belongings where escorted out of this area and some passed right in front of my home, which was an Indian Trail. On their way to Oklahoma” to resettle.
    “The second Trail of Tears”
    Mortgage Electronic Registration System

    “Trail of Tears” STATE OF GEORGIA”.
    “and of other areas”

    “Know Ye”, That in pursuance of the Act of The General Assembly of the State, entitled” an Act to lay out the Gold Region in the Lands, at present in the occupancy of the Cherokee Indians, into small lots, and dispose of the same by separate Lottery,” passed on the 24th Day of December, 1831, I HAVE GIVEN AND GRANTED; and by these presents DO GIVE AND GRANT, unto Catherine Walsingham. Deed with “Governor Wilson Lumpkin” signature on the Third Day of February 1833.
    “The Great Seal of The State of Georgia1799”, made of leather (preserved in special acid free framing) was attached to the Deed (still is). The next Deed is one of the first Land Recordings in Cobb County, (formerly known as Cherokee County). Dated May 28, 1832, now know known as Marietta, Ga. This Deed mapped out Forty Acres to the Same Catherine walsingham. Land Lot with Forty acres.

    WILSON LUMPKIN (1783-1870), Governor of Georgia, Congressman and U.S. Senator, was the son of John Lumpkin, who was the son of George Lumpkin and Mary Cody. Apparently his first name was after John Wilson, a colonel in Virginia during the Revolutionary War who was married to Mary Lumpkin, his father’s sister. Gov. Lumpkin apparently took great pride in his family heritage, for he left several writings on the subject. Gov. Lumpkin’s monument, in Athens, Georgia, reads:

    Born Jan. 14, 1783 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia
    Came to Georgia, 1784
    Died at Athens December 18, 1870
    He served his State as
    Legislator, Congressman, Governor
    Commissioner to Cherokee Indians
    State Agent W&A RR, U.S. Senator
    Trustee of the University of Georgia
    And died full of years and honor.

    Wilson Lumpkin (Gov. of Georgia from 1831-35, and U.S. Senator) had the dubious distinction of advocating and planning for the “removal” of the Cherokee Indians to the Indian Territory in the west. The book THE GOVERNORS OF GEORGIA, which gives short biographies of each governor, under Wilson Lumpkin’s name states “He removed the Cherokees”, and says that he took greater pride in this accomplishment than anything else he did in public service.

    The forced removal of the Cherokee and the four other “civilized tribes” (Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole) from Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and other southern states, to the west of the Mississippi River in Oklahoma (Indian Territory) on the “Trail of Tears,” was a very tragic and shameful episode in our nation’s history. The Cherokee removal took place during the winter of 1838-39, at the same time that the Mormons were being driven from Missouri by the citizens and governor of that state. The Cherokee suffered even worse abuses and injustices, and a much higher percentage of deaths, than the Mormons did. They were a very educated and civilized people, had adopted the whites’ ways, and were peaceful and prosperous farmers. They had a republican form of government, schools, a written alphabet, and a newspaper. Representatives from their tribe had appealed for years to Congress for fair treatment under the law, and for the government to abide by its treaties to them, which recognized them as a sovereign and independent nation. Most of Congress supported their position, and the Supreme Court ruled in their favor, but even though their cause was just and the Cherokee were clearly in the right, in those days state and local governments had more power than the federal, and often “took the law into their own hands”.

    Since the federal government was comparatively weak, and the Supreme Court had no way to enforce their decisions, local citizens frequently banded together to act according to what they felt were their own “best interests”. That often meant violation of the rights of individuals and minorities, oppression, greediness, land-grabbing, and destruction of resources. This basically amounts to mob rule — because of ignorance, suspicion, fear, misinformation, rumors, and prejudice. This happened against both the Mormons and the Cherokees. What to do about the “Mormon problem” and the “Indian problem” were similar issues to those in the majority and in power at that time. They tended to treat these oppressed minorities as “scapegoats,” saying that it was their own fault that their neighbors perpetrated acts of violence and lawlessness against them, and violated their rights. They were “different” and couldn’t live peacefully with their neighbors (because of the NEIGHBORS’ prejudice and aggression, which they were blamed for). Stories and rumors of the minorities “wrongs” or aggressive acts were exaggerated or else completely fabricated, stirring their neighbors up to violence and retaliation in which they felt justified. The governor and other public officials believed that “the voice of the people is the voice of God”, and Governor Lumpkin, apparently, sincerely believed that it would be in the best interest of both the whites and the Indians for them to move beyond the Mississippi. He was very persuasive in arguing his firm stand on this issue. He ignored the U.S. Supreme Court decision, and had the Cherokee land surveyed and distributed out to whites in a “land lottery” even before the forced removal.

    The great majority of the Cherokee were peaceable and co-operative, adopted the whites’ ways, attended schools and churches, wanted to stay and co-exist peaceably with their white neighbors and have their rights and boundaries respected. They were not the aggressors or perpetrators in any of the conflicts or “problems” which arose (because of whites encroaching on their lands). The Cherokees’ rights were completely disregarded and trampled on, and all of the problems were unjustly blamed on them, as was the case with the Mormons. The Cherokees were rounded up by the Army, put into enclosures like cattle, and then had to go on a forced march of a thousand miles in the dead of winter, driven out or “removed” for no other reasons than that they were “different”. The whites looked down on, disliked, and feared them, and coveted their lands, particularly the gold which had been discovered there. The first gold rush in U.S. history was in northern Georgia, on former Cherokee lands. The gold soon ran out, and most of the men who had flocked there seeking a quick fortune, left for California in 1849.

    Governor Lumpkin alone cannot be held personally responsible for the removal of the Cherokees, for he was only one of many who were “ganging up” against them. He was trying to do according to what the majority of the citizens of his state wanted, and to preserve the peace and the rule of law, in the way he thought was best. In a book or article entitled “Removal of the Cherokee Indians from Georgia,” Governor Lumpkin wrote of his family background:
    “I am a native of Virginia, and was born in Pittsylvania County, January 14, 1783. When I was one year old my father removed to Georgia and settled in that part of the state then known as Wilkes County, now Oglethorpe County. My parents were of English descent on both sides, and (Virginia was) the birthplace of them and their ancestors for several generations past.

    “My father and his father, George Lumpkin, settled on Long Creek (Georgia) in the year 1784. Lumpkin County was named after “Wilson Lumpkin”

    Hope this got your mind free of worry even for a short time.

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