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I believe the diary demonstrates how everyone, from Bush on down, choreographed the Housing Bubble. I have tried my best to make it easy to understand; however, the Plan is complex, even including ...
by War on Error
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 09:38 AM PST with 53 Recommends
Alas, it's true!
by elchip
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Sep 20, 2008 at 09:35 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
Like catching Colonel Mustard in the Dining Room with a Candle Stick, Conservatives have been claiming they found the culprit for our massive economic problems. And that culprit is the ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Nov 20, 2011 at 07:48 AM PST with 34 Recommends
I have been writing about housings downturn for sometime and housing has been trending downward for the last 57 months straight. Even with all the government support, various moratoriums, delays, ...
by joeshwingding
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Jun 12, 2011 at 12:10 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
The question of when Wall Street executives will be charged for their crimes has been asked too many times but rarely answered. Wall Street is now being called to answer for what they did.
by nextstep
Comment Count 37 comments on Fri Dec 16, 2011 at 10:38 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Reuters) - U.S. government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could send about $179.2 billion in profits to taxpayers over the next 10 years if the terms of their bailout remain ...
by citizen k
Comment Count 34 comments on Mon Mar 10, 2014 at 08:25 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Promises, promises. Hey Mitt, can I have a turbo-charged Pony too? Vanna can you help Mr Romney buy an economic clue? Mitt Romney's Housing Plan Has Got To Be A Joke by Joe Weisenthal, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 23, 2012 at 08:56 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
For today's diary on the Fannie and Freddie investor bailout fiasco, I will simply post an excerpt and link to the FT story that the nonpartisan CBO (Congressional Budget Office) is adding Fannie ...
by Luvvinit
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Sep 10, 2008 at 06:28 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
While everyone was talking about Sarah Palin, the U.S. taxpayers just took on TRILLIONS of dollars of risk in the Fed's takeover of Freddie Mac and Fannie May. What took so long? Apparently, ...
by KYrocky
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2008 at 02:39 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Over the weekend, the government announced the bailout of Fannie/Freddie, likely to cost taxpayers billions of dollars. What does this have to do with the Keating 5? Follow me over the jump . . .
by dukeque92
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2008 at 12:17 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
My friends, I know that we can all get sucked into our own little world of internet laziness. Commenting, writing diaries, preaching to the converted here at the Kos... god, it feels good doesn'...
by MikeDub
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2008 at 02:00 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
I know with reasonable certainty that, for most of you, your financial future is not your greatest concern, because, even after all of the horrendous decision making by the US Fed & Treasury ...
by host
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Sep 14, 2008 at 11:59 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
No attack should go unchallenged, and no statement should be allowed without a fact check. Just as the reintroduction of Bill Ayers into the campaign needs a multi front counter, McCain can not be ...
by whereisboblafollette
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Oct 08, 2008 at 10:32 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Contrary to other diarists, I do not believe the markets have ceased to function properly. The bailout is happening because our betters are calling in their markers. The big big winners of the ...
by boydmcdonald
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Sep 19, 2008 at 05:07 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
As if the housing crisis is not bad enough, Fannie is now going to fine servicers who ARE NOT foreclosing! Yes, that is right if your local servicer does not foreclose on you they get a big fat fine.
by Angry Convert
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Jun 29, 2011 at 09:47 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
In his latest Bloomberg op-ed, FCIC Commissioner echoes his perjured testimony, ...
by Leonard Architect
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 12:26 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Fannie and Freddie are gigantic leveraged hedge funds which were used to enrich management and its investors. These firms were instumental in creating the housing bubble which drove home prices to ...
by Luvvinit
Comment Count 26 comments on Sun Sep 07, 2008 at 05:57 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
No one asks Wallison about his lies to Congress.
by Leonard Architect
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Jul 14, 2011 at 05:25 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Help a fellow Kossack out. I and a few friends will be either in the Sonoma area or the Santa Clara area on election night. Where should a bunch of East Coast Foodie Progressives go to watch the ...
by trillian
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2008 at 07:31 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Got this bunch of junk from an aquaintance and decided, just for kicks and giggles, to try my hand at unraveling it back to what might have been the real truth. First - what was sent **note to ...
by shewolf
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Oct 02, 2008 at 10:31 AM PDT with 1 Recommend