Jul 3rd 2012 2:41PM Wow, I hope you learn to read soon. You must have gone through one of these public school systems with horrible teachers that just let everyone pass. EVEN the headline said it wasn't her tax bill. Just why in the world should she pay a bill that isn't hers?
Jul 3rd 2012 2:23PM WHAT a crock of fertilizer from this Intown Company! Oh give me a break! How do these people sleep at night? It is disgusting how much bull and redtape has messed up the world today. We all know why they backed off this mess, it's called the court of public opinion. Many times I get very frustrated and disgusted with computers and the internet but I will say it has done one VERY wonderful thing in our country, it makes getting the word out to MILLIONS when people or businesses aren't doing the right thing. They knew that as soon as this story hit the internet the entire world would know what crap they were trying to pull. Thirty years ago they may have VERY well been able to take this property, but no more. The internet has done more to help the little guy fight the giant more than anything else in history! For this one good thing I do say God Bless the Internet!
Jul 3rd 2012 2:18PM This is exactly what happens when people start letting computers do all their thinking for them and stop using their own brain cells AND good common sense. I honestly believe it's now time for a BIG lawsuit against all businesses and departments that did this to her. It's sad to think that the ONLY time anyone anywhere sits up and takes notice is when it's going to cost them a ton of money. Something like this obviously should have NEVER happened but when it did come to light it should have been fix within hours, not drag on the way it did. Just when did governments become THIS stupid and unable to perform decent work?
Mar 28th 2012 5:05PM That's the best comment I heard all week. I have a former boss I could send to keep him company, they're two peas in a pod! Just yesterday a former co-worker called me about something else and said the boss that I think is a complete fruitcake is in Hawaii on vacation. I said maybe she'll fall in the volcano. The co-worker just cracked up. She said last year it was an alligator in Florida, this year a volcano, wonder if next year will work?
Mar 28th 2012 4:44PM They can keep it, I don't like it!
Mar 20th 2012 4:06PM The human being that ever created the concept of a home owners assocation or condo board literally should be shot. WHY anyone would move into a home where they have basically NO authority or control over the exterior of their home and many other things is beyond my understanding. To be honest, this concept goes against EVERY value Americans usually hold dear. The ONLY creation worse than this is the modern American nursing home system. It's the ENTIRE reason we created an independent living retirement community. In OUR facility we don't rob seniors blind in their last golden years. WHY would anyone pay several hundred thousand dollars for a property, several hundred a month in fees and when they die own NOTHING? In addition, WHY would families pay $8,000 to $10,000 a month, ENTIRE estates, hand over EVERYTHING to a nursing home that provides pathethic care at best instead of caring for their loved ones at home? We've cared for several loved ones at home. It's the way families are SUPPOSE to be. People wonder why the American family has crashed. This is a MAIN contribution. It used to be numerous generations lived together with all contributing to the family. It works! Just ask the Amish or Mennonites. My mother has worked in one for 20 years and you REALLY don't want to know what happens even in the best of them which is SUPPOSE to include her location. I despise HOAs which is why at our location we have allowed clothlines, we provide raised gardening beds upon request (wheelchair accessible), pets, and many other things this age group are used to having their entire lives. Of course we maintain control and certain standards of what goes in, but we encourage our residents to make their townhouse feel like a home, not a sterile hospital room. I will NEVER understand why people tolerate this? Americans scream about AHY other types of controls, why are they such suckers for this system? In NO other place in their lives, would they tolerate such a thing. I thought socialized living was what communism was for. I have a friend who owns a townhouse and her HOA fees are at least half of her mortgage. I told her she's NUTS! Me, I'll stick to my 200 year old colonial home where I can do ANYTHING I want. I have a hard enough time having my town tell me what kinds of trees I can plant in front. Aren't most of these reasons the ENTIRE basis of why America exist? ALL of our ancestors fled governments who wanted FAR too much control over their lives. All I can say is when any sort of association or "laws" creates this much fuss over such a BEAUTIFUL flower bed such as this, the ENTIRE American system is broken. I can understand if she had a disgusting mess and filth on her yard or porch, but personally, I would LOVE to have my neighborhood look so lovely. I feel sorry for those against these flowers, they have lost ALL common sense, sensible reason and Christian values and I hope one day these actions turn around and haunt them. They're miserable people who can't POSSIBLY be happy in life. How sad!
Mar 1st 2012 5:56PM I wish they would make some more Crocodile Dundee movies, I LOVED the ones they did.
Jan 14th 2012 10:18AM This person has obviously stayed at some of the same places with me. Until about 6 years ago I had to travel frequently for both my job and a hobby business and was always in hotels it seems. For some reason people think when they get away from their own home and family they can do ANYTHING they want, all rules of common sense are off. I agree with everything this person writes and could probably add a dozen of my own. If you are one of these offenders, PLEASE remember that yes, someone IS talking about you.
Jan 14th 2012 9:49AM I don't understand why everyone is writing and commenting on Virginia Beach, the #1 city is Greensboro, NC and that's mostly what the article is trying to point out. That's why I don't understand why the number one place is in the middle of North Carolina and yet the picture they show is that of a beach. There isn't a beach within several hundred miles of Greensboro.
Dec 1st 2011 5:08PM It's lawsuit time. What they need now is a GOOD lawyer who will sue the bank if for nothing else the emotional trauma inflicted on this family. In this country for FAR too long we have given ENORMOUS amounts of power to banks. When in fact, what are banks? They are places we place OUR money to watch over it and store it for us. Banks should have to answer to the customers, not the other way around and yet, we've given banks the power of evil dictators. It's time things change. If nothing else this terrible time with homeowners is waking up the citizens of the US and hopfully forcing banks to change.