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Desperate mother sells handwritten letter from Obama to avoid being evicted
Daily Mail ^ | 6/15/2011 | RACHEL QUIGLEY

Posted on 06/15/2011 8:53:56 AM PDT by NMEwithin

Opening the handwritten letter from President Obama brought a glimmer of hope to her life as he promised her that things would get better for her and her family. And despite the fact Destiny Mathis, from Hobart, Indiana, treasured the letter, more than two years later she has no choice but to sell it as she and her three children face eviction from their home. The 26-year-old was an avid campaigner for Mr Obama in 2008, getting T-shirts made and encouraging people in her neighbourhood to vote.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: avoid; desperate; evicted; handwritten; letter; mother; obama; sells
Oh the irony...
1 posted on 06/15/2011 8:53:58 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: NMEwithin

She is lucky is wasn’t worthless. Seems more appropriate to use as toilet paper.


2 posted on 06/15/2011 8:54:49 AM PDT by rokkitapps ( Hearings on healthcare waivers NOW! (If you agree make this your tagline))
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To: NMEwithin

“she and her three children face eviction from their home. The 26-year-old was an avid campaigner for Mr Obama in 2008, getting T-shirts made and encouraging people in her neighbourhood to vote.”

LOVE IT!


3 posted on 06/15/2011 8:55:22 AM PDT by Grunthor (Make the lefts' collective brain cell implode; Cain/Bolton 2012.)
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To: NMEwithin

The twisted MSM headline “Obama saves family from eviction.”


4 posted on 06/15/2011 8:56:02 AM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: NMEwithin

Looks like she’s finally getting her change...pocket change.


5 posted on 06/15/2011 8:56:12 AM PDT by randog (Tap into America!)
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To: NMEwithin
Sure is. Pathetic irony.

I suppose she could go live with his brother in that shack, wherever it is. It's the least her HERO could do.

6 posted on 06/15/2011 8:56:12 AM PDT by annieokie
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To: rokkitapps

“She is lucky is wasn’t worthless. Seems more appropriate to use as toilet paper.”

I think that will be reserved for Bernankos, our new currency tied to the Vulgarian groat, for stability.


7 posted on 06/15/2011 8:57:05 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: rokkitapps

Ya beat me to it... I would add that it should be worth as much as the value of the dollar in a couple more years.

To some probably worth something to somebody, like Hitler memorabilia collectors.


8 posted on 06/15/2011 8:57:35 AM PDT by hope_dies_last
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To: NMEwithin

Oh the irony indeed. I thought Obama was supposed to find a way to pay for his supporters mortgages and gas:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P36x8rTb3jI


9 posted on 06/15/2011 9:02:02 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: NMEwithin
great story....
- top of her class in 2005 but probably not in English.
- she's in dire straits
- 3 kids no husband
- out of work and being evicted
- 8 months is long enough for Obama to do something
- needs a 3 bedroom place to live
- has no job
- nobody will give her a chance

so, she turns to capitalism...sell a valuable.
America, what a country !!

10 posted on 06/15/2011 9:02:52 AM PDT by stylin19a
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To: annieokie
And her name is Destiny.
11 posted on 06/15/2011 9:04:22 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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12 posted on 06/15/2011 9:06:38 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: NMEwithin

This story warms my heart.


13 posted on 06/15/2011 9:07:38 AM PDT by matt1234 (ObamaCare: Killing mommies for commies.)
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To: stylin19a
She wrote: 'I do think people are coming down too hard on you and your administration. An eight-year mess cannot be fixed in only two years’ time.'

Well, I see she has Zero's BS spin down pat. Eight-year mess lady? Eight years when we didn't even sniff 5% unemployment until the housing mess that you libbie frauds created nearly destroyed this country's banking system? You mean that "mess"? BLEEP YOU! Go take that $11K and shove it where the sun doesn't shine.

14 posted on 06/15/2011 9:08:07 AM PDT by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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To: NMEwithin

Murder memorabilia is always popular with some - a letter from the guy who killed the American economy has to have some worth in those circles.


15 posted on 06/15/2011 9:10:03 AM PDT by sbMKE
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To: NMEwithin

Best to sell before the worth turns to zero.


16 posted on 06/15/2011 9:16:47 AM PDT by mas cerveza por favor
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To: NMEwithin

17 posted on 06/15/2011 9:21:47 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (FreeRepublic.com. Now, More Than Ever.)
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To: NMEwithin

I bet she’d vote for Obama again too. They never, ever learn.


18 posted on 06/15/2011 9:27:04 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (if there were a little more of me around we'd all be better off.)
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To: rokkitapps
She is lucky is wasn’t worthless. Seems more appropriate to use as toilet paper.

You beat me to it. She is lucky she was able to get money for it because in the future his letters will be used as toilet paper or the bottom of bird cages.

19 posted on 06/15/2011 9:30:18 AM PDT by Bitsy (!)
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To: NMEwithin
From what I've seen of the comments, she isn't getting much sympathy from the readers of the Daily Mail.
20 posted on 06/15/2011 9:34:53 AM PDT by jmcenanly ( "We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him." -Samuel)
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To: Grunthor

Well then, she reaped what she sowed......


21 posted on 06/15/2011 9:45:39 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: stylin19a

She will vote for him again no doubt.


22 posted on 06/15/2011 9:50:55 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (F U B O ! ! !)
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To: NMEwithin
Another 4th generation welfare queen, OBVIOUSLY always voting Democrat to keep that rich whitey money flowin'.....

Can't pay the rent (probably Section 8) with food stamps, because Crack prices are skyrocketing?

23 posted on 06/15/2011 9:54:10 AM PDT by traditional1 ("Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: NMEwithin
So ...

How's that "Hope-n-Change" workin' out fer ya, Destiny???

24 posted on 06/15/2011 9:55:47 AM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: NMEwithin

The feel-good story of the day


25 posted on 06/15/2011 10:04:45 AM PDT by kaylar (It's MARTIAL law. Not marshal(l) or marital! This has been a spelling PSA. PS Secede not succeed)
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To: NMEwithin
She said: 'I am just a little bit weary of the promises that (Obama) has made. I really haven't been seeing any kind of changes that affect me directly.

It can be really tough when reality hits you.

And how does an unemployed, single, 26 year-old mother of 3 get a mortgage in the first place??

26 posted on 06/15/2011 10:06:00 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: NMEwithin

“Ahz ain’t rich yet but Ahz gonna be cuz dee Bama am Prezdent.”-A reputed early “Bama” supporter.


27 posted on 06/15/2011 10:12:28 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: traditional1

Exactly. She sees the solution for her as being some additional breaks and handouts. I didn’t see too much in the story about her goals to improve their lives through any effort she would make, herself. She thinks they need a 3 bedroom place, apparently thinks they are entitled to it. Do you suppose any of the fathers are involved or paying child support? She’ll probably have a couple more kids as soon as she can so as to increase their monthly “income”.


28 posted on 06/15/2011 10:13:51 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: traditional1
Actually, she is not a welfare queen, but the question is, where is the father?

Mathis, who lives in Hobart, Ind., graduated top of her college class in 2005 and worked for six years as a surgical technologist. In January, things took a turn for the worse. She lost her job after complications with the birth of her third child, and she can't find work.

Destiny Mathis is weeks from being evicted.

29 posted on 06/15/2011 10:19:20 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: KosmicKitty

She lives in an apartment.


30 posted on 06/15/2011 10:20:48 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

My misunderstanding - I thought she was being foreclosed.

Hey, maybe BO can put her up in the White House till she find something else

(Does/Do the babydaddy(ies) pay any support??)


31 posted on 06/15/2011 10:32:14 AM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: NMEwithin
I can't wait till someone shows up on an episode of Pawn Stars with one of those letters

Rick: What you have there?
Customer: A genuine handwritten Obama letter.
Rick: What you want to do with it? Pawn or sell?
Customer: Sell
Rick: How much?
Customer: 10K
Rick: (chuckles) I'll give you $1.50 take it leave it.

32 posted on 06/15/2011 10:34:27 AM PDT by Polynikes (Hakkaa Palle)
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To: NMEwithin

The children’s father, as usual in these poor-mom-with-kids stories, has bailed.

Hope she makes it.


33 posted on 06/15/2011 10:44:03 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: NMEwithin
".....campaigned.....getting tee shirts made."

Did she put Obummer's face on the back and Che's on the front?

Leni

34 posted on 06/15/2011 12:03:54 PM PDT by MinuteGal (Bring Back the MISERY INDEX! Obama's INDEX! Include Food & Energy in a TRUTHFUL INDEX!)
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To: NMEwithin

Classic .. she got her hype and chains


35 posted on 06/15/2011 7:42:07 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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