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Over at Rolling Stone Magazine’s website, Matt Taibbi has just posted his feature story which will appear in the January 17th issue of the publication. Personally, due to the sheer power of both ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 395 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 02:44 PM PST with 559 Recommends
Today is TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) Inspector General Neil Barofsky's final day in office. He's going out with one hell of a bang in an op-ed in Wednesday's NY Times, saying many things ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 351 comments on Wed Mar 30, 2011 at 01:12 AM PDT with 437 Recommends
Am I beating a dead horse? I'll let the words of a senior loan collector for BoA doing the talking, "Using the Bank of America computer systems I saw that hundreds of customers had made their ...
by soros
Comment Count 151 comments on Fri Jun 14, 2013 at 10:28 AM PDT with 404 Recommends
It's sometimes amusing to see how hard the media tries to spin bad news into good news. For instance, this article from ABC ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 473 comments on Thu Apr 15, 2010 at 11:47 AM PDT with 375 Recommends
Just a day after the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP) issued [http://cop.senate.gov/reports/library/report-121410-cop.cfm a detailed, scathing report] on the government's mortgage modification ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 206 comments on Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 06:35 PM PST with 360 Recommends
Zach Carter's most recent post [http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/12/14/geithner-blocking-legal-h_n_796773.html over at HuffPo] reminds us that people who think that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 124 comments on Wed Dec 15, 2010 at 10:50 PM PST with 265 Recommends
This diary grows out of frustration with race, the President and economic policies. I want a frank discussion over his policies and race rather than a situation in which I feel like issues are being ...
by bruh1
Comment Count 888 comments on Sun Dec 12, 2010 at 03:33 PM PST with 241 Recommends
Ever wonder why it is that you vote Democrat, when you see the selfish hijinks of people like Ben Nelson and Mary Landrieu? Yep, me too, lately. I've been out of work for a year. Obviously, I do ...
by The Lighthouse Keeper
Comment Count 200 comments on Fri Jan 22, 2010 at 01:35 PM PST with 224 Recommends
As a couple, Mrs Twigg and I are keen to take on only commitments we can manage, and thereafter meet those obligations. One such commitment was a mortgage to buy a family home back in early 2008. ...
by twigg
Comment Count 63 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2014 at 02:36 AM PST with 195 Recommends
I'm shaking the Magic 8 Ball and asking "What's the likelihood the HAMP home loan modification program is ever going to help nearly as many people as predicted?" Hold on...Magic 8 ball is stuck on ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 145 comments on Sat Apr 17, 2010 at 10:18 PM PDT with 186 Recommends
We have got some phone calls to make people. Cramdown is back, as predicted by Dick Durbin. An amendment allowing judges to modify mortgages on primary residences for homeowners in ...
by route66
Comment Count 110 comments on Tue Dec 08, 2009 at 05:12 AM PST with 177 Recommends
I have to give credit where it is due and the loan modification that I was just offered yesterday is a fantastic deal for us. It will save our home. I wrote a diary on some of the problems I was ...
by Kristina40
Comment Count 39 comments on Sat Feb 06, 2010 at 05:33 AM PST with 68 Recommends
[Cross-posted at The Left Coaster. ] Markos Moulitsas and Frank Rich agree on one thing: the primary political and policy failure (among many) of the ...
by paradox
Comment Count 68 comments on Sat Aug 27, 2011 at 06:47 AM PDT with 49 Recommends
Krugman : [D]ebt relief for homeowners — which could have done a lot to promote overall economic ...
by Armando
Comment Count 25 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 05:48 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
It's a couple of ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 08:48 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Cross posted at our new beta site Voices on the Square. That’s right, and it was clear to everyone who opposed the pick of Tim Geithner from the start. In his testimony yesterday on the NY Fed’...
by priceman
Comment Count 81 comments on Thu Jul 26, 2012 at 07:45 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
As I noted in my post on March 12th, “[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/03/12/955565/-Stealing-Home:-Main-Streets-Final-Sacrifice Stealing Home: Main Street’s Final Sacrifice],” one of the ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 11:53 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
David Dayen points to Jared Bernstein'...
by Armando
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue May 31, 2011 at 02:07 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
If you guessed it is Afghanistan, you are wrong. It is actually HAMP (Homeowners Affordable Mortgage Program), the Obama administration's program for rescuing underwater homeowners. Standing in for ...
by Funkygal
Comment Count 78 comments on Mon Aug 02, 2010 at 08:13 PM PDT with 39 Recommends
I live in Michelle Bachmann's district. So I see a lot of bumper stickers that read, "I want my change back" and others that are absolutely horrible. In fact, I just got back from the bank and the ...
by Simul Iustus et Peccator
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Apr 09, 2010 at 08:37 AM PDT with 38 Recommends