WATCH: Obama Didn’t Robo-Sign [Cartoon]

A special foreclosure sing-a-long animation!

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Robo-signing mortgage loan sharks have been churning out illegal foreclosures, while banks reap the benefits and homeowners lose. Congress even approved a bill—with uncharacteristic lightning speed—that would force courts across the country to accept robo-signed documents. Too bad for foreclosure barons that Obama squashed the bill like a bug! Watch the cartoon:

Want to sing along with the cartoon? Here are the lyrics, written and performed by Zina:

Squash another person’s home
Who cares about their mortgage loan?
Homeowners have run out of luck
So bankers make an extra buck
So squash the little homies flat
And sign away their habitat
The Congress passed with lightning speed
A bill to shield the banker’s greed
To force the courts to give assent
To robo-signing documents
But when the bill was on his desk
Obama wouldn’t give his yes!
He proved he’s got a stronger spine
Obama didn’t robo-sign
Obama didn’t robo-sign
Obama didn’t robo-sign.

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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