Never say our rulers aren't consistent. Here's fifty years of social control in a nutshell.
Alan Greenspan, 2007:
“I was aware that the loosening of mortgage credit terms for subprime borrowers increased financial risk, and that subsidised home ownership initiatives distort market outcomes. But I believed then, as now, that .... Protection of property rights, so critical to a market economy, requires a critical mass of owners to sustain political support.”William Levitt (of Levittown), circa 1957:
"No man who owns his own house and lot can be a Communist -- he has too much to do."