RE: The ATM, own a home is a bad thing, diatribes are just stpuid. Were you really that smart for not buying a home? No, you were confused, nothing more. What if we were in a period of inflation right now? What if the price of goods were going up by double digits right now? What if inflation was so out of control that the National Deficit didn't matter?This site would still be called the Seattle Bubble, but the focus would be different.