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The latest meme coming out of the right-wing is that the current financial crisis should be blamed on African American and Latino low-income home buyers, and/or on ...
by hungrycoyote
Comment Count 31 comments on Sun Oct 05, 2008 at 03:02 AM PDT with 97 Recommends
A long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, we lived in a country ruled by a couple of corrupt oil men and their cronies. A war was being fought and a country occupied for oil, with massive ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 03:09 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann explains the reasons for the collapse of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae to her colleagues on the House Finance Committee: “Banks were given strict new ...
by Bill Prendergast
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2008 at 09:01 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
This may be the most amazing story I've ever read in my local paper, the Orange County Register. The ...
by bogmanoc
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Nov 17, 2008 at 07:54 AM PST with 46 Recommends
There are a handful of misstatements that are becoming part of the accepted dialogue about this election and we need to know about and combat them at every turn. Once these things become part of ...
by trillian
Comment Count 20 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 11:45 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
"Pssttt ... it's the brown ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Oct 12, 2011 at 09:42 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Wingnuts have tried to pin blame for the economic meltdown on the Democrats by arguing that the root cause is that federal Community Reinvestment Act regulations forced banks to make too many ...
by sclminc
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2008 at 09:26 AM PST with 35 Recommends
It's not at all surprising to see the Republican candidates ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Nov 01, 2011 at 04:04 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Hi all! Welcome to a thread where we can all play nice! This diary is mostly focused on the recent unveiling of Edwards plan to create One America. Edwards focuses on helping American families save, ...
by sarahlane
Comment Count 62 comments on Fri Jun 22, 2007 at 05:34 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
I have an ongoing friendly political back-and-forth with a neighbor, Dick, here in my small Vermont town. He's a rock-ribbed Republican, I'm a left-of-Democrat liberal. We have strong but civil ...
by jonibgud
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2009 at 02:12 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
C-SPAN broadcast Barney Frank's remarks to an AARP gathering Friday. While answering a question he said that Repug talking heads were already blaming the "Community Redevelopment Act" for requiring ...
by FWIW
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Sep 21, 2008 at 02:18 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
The foundation for the current financial crisis was set in motion by Bill Clinton in 1999 with the Financial Services Modernization Act.
by digitalmuse
Comment Count 26 comments on Mon Mar 17, 2008 at 08:13 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Yesterday’s headline for an article on The National Journal website pretty much says it all:
by NBBooks
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Nov 26, 2010 at 08:00 AM PST with 24 Recommends
In Sevierville Tennessee "A Sevierville woman apparently killed herself as sheriff'...
by trillian
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Oct 11, 2008 at 08:24 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Others have pointed out the "Blame the Community Reinvestment Act for the financial crisis!" meme growing in volume in various right-wing echo chambers. I had an experience this morning that leads ...
by Minerva
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Oct 04, 2008 at 11:05 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
The Subprime Crisis: Is Government Housing Policy to Blame? Robert B. Avery Senior Economist and Kenneth P. Brevoort Senior Economist Division of Research and Statistics Board ...
by csainvestor
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Nov 01, 2011 at 07:02 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
From [http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20247796,00.html interview with People] Jenna and Barbara, how have you seen your parents change over the last eight years? Jenna: Eight years ...
by CornSyrupAwareness
Comment Count 21 comments on Fri Dec 19, 2008 at 10:18 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Have you heard this one: The government forced banks to make bad loans and caused the economic crisis. If you haven't, you probably haven't talked to any conservatives ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Oct 29, 2011 at 09:51 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Republican politics are now defined by necessary lies, untruths like "tax cuts pay for themselves" which GOP orthodoxy requires be ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Dec 15, 2010 at 11:31 AM PST with 16 Recommends
The latest meme coming out of the right-wing is that the current financial crisis should be blamed on African American and Latino low-income home buyers, and/or on ...
by hungrycoyote
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Oct 03, 2008 at 02:05 AM PDT with 14 Recommends