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Former acting president VP Dick Cheney, decided to pop out of his retirement seclusion , his hidden bunker , his ground-hog hole, AGAIN. Like some constant reminder of the long winter that still ...
by jamess
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jun 04, 2014 at 01:05 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I'bve written countless diaries about the United States turning into a country concerned only with money and controlled by corporate interests who care far more about net worth than human worth. ...
by boguseconomist
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jun 18, 2013 at 10:08 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Republican witnesses disavowed the "Fannie and Freddie caused the financial crisis" meme at a House hearing.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 10:12 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
A vast conspiracy of silence surrounds the chief proponent of The Big Lie.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Feb 18, 2013 at 11:29 AM PST with 35 Recommends
Another disinformation campaign to falsify the history of the mortgage crisis, and to double down on past failures.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 67 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 07:40 AM PST with 77 Recommends
To whitewash his own role in creating the mortgage crisis, Richard Kovacevich, the former CEO of Wells Fargo, parrots discredited research promoting The Big Lie about Fannie and Freddie.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 01:56 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Center for American Progress reviews the SEC lawsuits against former executives at Fannie and Freddie to, once again, refute The Big Lie .
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 10:48 AM PST with 17 Recommends
Reckless Endangerment paraphrases AEI "research" used to promote The Big Lie.
by Skeptic All
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 02:13 PM PST with 2 Recommends
A lot of prestigious "academics" who promote the lie about Fannie and Freddie causing the financial crisis are paid by right wing think tanks.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat Dec 24, 2011 at 10:13 AM PST with 11 Recommends
The SEC hopes the District Court will ignore the fine print that exculpates the defendants.
by Been There 1963
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Dec 19, 2011 at 08:24 AM PST with 22 Recommends
in 2009 the Barney Frank's Financial Services Committee put forth a bill, later passed by the House, which would restrict compensation for executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Darrell Issa ...
by Skeptic All
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 16, 2011 at 12:52 PM PST with 5 Recommends
The best seller Reckless Endangerment implicates The New York Times in another plagiarism scandal, in which a star reporter appears to be shilling for The American Enterprise Institute.
by Skeptic All
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Mar 28, 2012 at 01:19 PM PDT with 62 Recommends
I'm not a great fan of Cynthia Boaz, but I'll give her fair due. She's written a cracking piece which you can see on TruthOut.org's website, entiled "14 Propaganda Techniques that Fox 'News' Uses to ...
by Marianna76
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Jul 03, 2011 at 01:10 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
For those who haven't read it, I provide a link to Barth's recent diary The Big Lie . This diary picks up ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Jan 30, 2011 at 02:02 AM PST with 10 Recommends
How do they do it? Members of the GOP tell one lie after another and for the most part don't get challenged for it. If they do get challenged, they pay no political price for it. How do they get ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 1125 comments on Fri Sep 03, 2010 at 07:30 AM PDT with 116 Recommends
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703700904575391142863583852.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop I literally couldn't wait to see the Wall Street Journal's "defense" of the indefensible. I ...
by dov12348
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jul 27, 2010 at 05:25 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Smearing and slandering a religion, its people, its beliefs for political and financial gain should never again be acceptable. It has however become common practice for American Republicans.
by The BigotBasher
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat May 15, 2010 at 01:32 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Republicans are going out in force this week to deliver the talking point handed down by the Ministry of Truth. "Reconciliation is the same thing as the nuclear option." Only when Democrats do it.
by terryballard
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 26, 2010 at 10:53 AM PST with 0 Recommends
As pointed out by Inky99 here and here , ...
by Hudson
Comment Count 31 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2008 at 06:18 AM PST with 25 Recommends
This diary started off as a comment to Morgan Sandlin's post, McCain/Palin. Bigger Liars Than We Knew , but it got so long I ...
by metropro
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Sep 24, 2008 at 08:26 AM PDT with 7 Recommends