Tag Archives: Fannie Mae

In the News 02/07/09

(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…

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GOOD NEWS AND BAD NEWS

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…

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What Just Happened?

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.…

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One Bailout Dilemma

( – 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…

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Obama Wants To Know, “What’s Wrong With This Picture?”

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…

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