Why is it that when we purchase a home that we don’t receive an owner’s manual? What really happens at the closing table when we sign mortgage loan documents? How does the housing and financial crisis of 2008 reveal forces at work since the early twentieth century? What can Americans do to gain true freedom and self-governing? Welcome to all current or prospective homeowners (or anyone wanting to educate and empower him or herself) who want to better understand how to achieve true freedom (financial and otherwise) through homeownership.