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Another day, another lawsuit alleging collusion and interest rate manipulation by our Too Big To Jail/Too Big To Fail Banks. Freddie Mac, i.e., the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, was ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Mar 20, 2013 at 02:17 PM PDT with 21 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
News reports (e.g., Financial Times, article by Stephen Foley, 11/13/12) reports that the Obama administration is telling Wall Street that the President will fire Edward DeMarco, Head of the GSAs (
by niccolo caldararo
Comment Count 14 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 01:35 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Tragically named Bank of America will be back in court following a lawsuit brought by federal prosecutors. From the New York Times : On Wednesday, federal prosecutors in New York took aim at Bank ...
by DSWright
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Oct 25, 2012 at 12:08 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Jonathan Hankins of Klamath Falls, Oregon thought he was getting a good deal when he bought a house from Freddie Mac for only $36,000. What he didn't know, however, was that he'd bought a former ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 03:11 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
While debating politics on Facebook the other night (specifically the Paul Ryan VP page) a Romney supporter claimed that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, along with the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (aka "...
by Lestatdelc
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 03, 2012 at 08:15 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Over a 100 folks from acros the country are travelling to DC on 9/27, including foreclosed homeowners, to demand that Freddie and Fannie quit evicting people from their homes. This is a huge step ...
by TheFoodCaptain
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Sep 26, 2012 at 08:35 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
In the near future, nearly half of the United States could experience increased mortgage fees. Ed DeMarco, acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), announced a proposal to ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 10:56 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
To me, the most bizarre turn in this year's campaign has been the Republicans' ability to gain any traction with the question, "Are you better off than four years ago?" Four years ago, the ...
by Liberal Protestant
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Sep 06, 2012 at 11:36 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The decision is in: the real estate market is officially on the mend. Housing market rebound firming up Sustained housing rebound under way Three ways to play the Great Real Estate Rebound ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Aug 23, 2012 at 03:12 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
“I remember 2008 that economic crisis that crash . . . housing markets and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac . . . when that crisis hit us it caught us all by surprise . . . what if they saw it coming . .
by leftreborn
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Aug 22, 2012 at 02:30 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
This guy, Edward DeMarco, has got to go. He’s a George W. Bush administration holdover and is only by default running the agency that regulates Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the nation’s mortgage ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 06:08 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
A little known provision of The Ryan Budget calls for abolishing Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac. No tears shed for those guys, right? The size of the bailouts, the amount of corruption. And then there'
by oldpotsmuggler
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 02:42 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac won’t be allowed to reduce loan balances for troubled borrowers The federal regulator for government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said Tuesday that he ...
by EdMass
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 02:48 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
By Janis Bowdler, Director, Wealth-Building Policy Project, NCLR Yesterday, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner took a bold step toward guarding families’ homes from unnecessary foreclosure. He ...
by NCLR
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Aug 02, 2012 at 09:51 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Contrary to what many believe, Reckless Endangerment never applied the fact-checking and full disclosure standards used at The New York Times.
by Times Truth Teller
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jun 13, 2012 at 09:06 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
To create the meme that the mortgage crisis was caused by some misguided affirmative action program led by Fannie Mae, the authors of Reckless Endangerment invented a slew of false "facts."
by Times Truth Teller
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jun 12, 2012 at 11:01 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
One by one, the excuses have fallen. Yet Edward DeMarco, acting head of FHFA, the agency that runs Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, still fails to offer the most effective relief available to American ...
by The Opportunity Agenda
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 03:24 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Today the Financial Times reported that Edward DeMarco, acting director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, is resisting banking lobbyists' efforts ...
by niccolo caldararo
Comment Count 10 comments on Mon Mar 26, 2012 at 09:18 PM PDT with 10 Recommends