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The Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission has spoken: As this report goes to print, there are more than 26 million Americans who are out of work , cannot find full-time work, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Jan 30, 2011 at 06:03 AM PST with 30 Recommends
Well, if you were to believe the latest MSM headlines and too-big-to-fail ("TBTF") Wall Street press releases, it's business as usual on Wall Street. That's "business as usual" as long as you ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 235 comments on Tue Oct 19, 2010 at 03:45 AM PDT with 216 Recommends
THREE QUESTIONS... Question #1: Do events announced earlier this weekend concerning former Countrywide Financial CEO Angelo Mozilo's settlement with the Securities and Exchange ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 476 comments on Sun Oct 17, 2010 at 08:58 PM PDT with 384 Recommends
It's all there in Friday's NY Times. The lede atop today's business section of the gray lady tells us: "[http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/15/business/15bank.html Mortgage Mess May Cost Big Banks ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 1146 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 11:10 PM PDT with 632 Recommends
Since September 2008, it seems as if there's been a never-ending stream of status quo transgressions against Main Street that have come to light. Both in the MSM and the blogosphere--these days, as ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 536 comments on Wed Oct 13, 2010 at 04:08 PM PDT with 388 Recommends
For the second time in two years, our country's mortgage industry is imploding before our eyes. Once again, it's all about our corporate kleptocracy and the status quo's transgressions against Main ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 397 comments on Wed Oct 06, 2010 at 01:17 AM PDT with 258 Recommends
It is widely accepted fact that the U.S. housing/real estate bubble ran our country's economy into the Great Recession. As the fires from that still remain to be contained, let alone talk of smoke ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 147 comments on Tue Oct 05, 2010 at 11:12 AM PDT with 71 Recommends
IMHO, there are two must-read pieces in Monday's New York Times concerning unemployment and the Great Recession, Wall Street mortgage fraud, and our economy, in general. The first ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 192 comments on Sun Sep 26, 2010 at 11:24 PM PDT with 290 Recommends
A recommended DKOS diary/ explained Corporate crimes that crash ecosystems and economies are dull, hardly the stuff a US ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 698 comments on Sat Jun 26, 2010 at 07:19 AM PDT with 338 Recommends
Finally a Representative body, that knows WHO they work for ... Class war breaks out in the U.K. The Labor government announces a tax on exorbitantly-paid bankers. American populists ...
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Dec 11, 2009 at 09:51 AM PST with 14 Recommends
Over a decade before the coining of the term, " mortgage meltdown ," " naked short-selling " was the subject perhaps most closely associated with the public's perception as far as ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 222 comments on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 03:20 AM PDT with 271 Recommends
Originally published on July 22, 2009 at Yo Mama For Obama Have you heard the news? We are in a crime recession. In major U. S. cities, such as San Francisco, New York ...
by yomamaforobama
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Jul 22, 2009 at 06:03 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Up until about two weeks ago, Matt Taibbi's favorite Goldman Sachs' market observers, the folks over at the [http://zerohedge.blogspot.com Zero Hedge blog], had been continually commenting over the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 494 comments on Mon Jul 06, 2009 at 02:51 AM PDT with 771 Recommends
No one LIKES paying Taxes, still we do it, year after year, because most of us still have a sense of Patriotic Duty. This instinctive "love of Country" seems to have evaded some however, who often "...
by jamess
Comment Count 30 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2009 at 07:18 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Wow, what a difference a day makes! Today, as a [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/4/9/718150/-BREAKING:19-Banks-pass-stress-test! Recommended diary by soros, ] tells us, the NY Times ...
by Inky99
Comment Count 125 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 12:22 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
The Senate Banking Committee, chaired by Chris Dodd, held a Hearing this week, on what to do about "bottomless pit" otherwise known as AIG. With the latest $30B "investment" in AIG, the ...
by jamess
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Mar 07, 2009 at 06:01 PM PST with 40 Recommends
The Financial Times reported today that Credit Suisse bank has reached a deal with German tax authorities to end their investigation of whether its employees were involved in helping clients break ...
by niccolo caldararo
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Sep 20, 2011 at 08:24 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Video: What the Stimulus Bill May Do for You - ...
by jamess
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Feb 18, 2009 at 05:42 AM PST with 15 Recommends
While this country remains focused and freaked out by street crime, drug dealers and some weird guy holed up in a cave far away from us, the most destructive terrorists have been roaming free and ...
by Marie
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Dec 14, 2008 at 03:48 PM PST with 19 Recommends
I have been outraged about the bailout since the beginning. Something just did not smell right about this ECONOMIC CRISIS. Something smelled of a rotten fish. From the credit default swaps, to the ...
by SuoMyNona
Comment Count 25 comments on Sun Dec 07, 2008 at 09:24 AM PST with 13 Recommends