David Frum recalls a little history over at the Daily Beast that the Democrats conveniently omitted in their revisionist history. If President Obama inherited a mess not of his own making, it should be remembered of whose making the mess was. More on the golden age of Clintonian deregulation from FoxNews. …Read More »
On the state level, I have introduced a “balanced” fiscal plan that lowers tax rates, zeroes out loopholes, reduces spending & reforms public pensions: http://bit.ly/pgicNL I don’t blame Pres. Bush or put off our problems. My plan acknowledges that Mass. must create a more competitive small business climate, and demands that Fannie Mae and BOA treat customers like human…Read More »
(Edited to reflect BNCordeiro had one of these stories up first. That story is below. The remaining Deval Patrick story here is different. – promoted by DD4RP)
Massachusetts Government: Throws Costly Party for Criminals!
Inmates at one Massachusetts prison are set to watch the Super Bowl in style this Sunday – thanks to 117 new flat-screen TVs. The cost of…
AP has just released an investigative story re Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae. The good news is that the Bush Administration and prominent Republican Senators put on a full court press to rein in these two corrupt federally backed lenders. The bad news is that former Republican solons successfully lobbied to deep six the rescue legislation. There is much blood…Read More »
The NRCC has a Devastating add that rightly lays the blame for the housing crash where it belongs, with the Democrats in Congress. John McCain should run with this issue, and ram it down the Democrats throats for the rest of this month.…Read More »
( – promoted by Cool Cal) During the past several weeks, we have watched both houses of Congress posture and chest-thump — and at times, legislate — about the provisions of the so-called “bail-out.” There are a lot of things to argue about in the whole Wall Street vs. Main Street meme (a meme that I find grossly obtuse), but…Read More »
And, so do the American people.
Here is the roster presented by the video, in brief:
Ebbers, Worldcom: 25 years in prison
Ken Lay, Enron: Convicted on 10 counts, died before serving sentence
Jeff Skilling, Enron: 24 years in prison
Andrew Fastow, Enron: 10 years in prison
Dennis Koslowski, Tyco: 8 years in prison
Mark Schwartz, Tyco: 8 years in…