Tag Archives: Ameriquest

Liberal Blog FireDogLake.com asks why Deval Patrick wasn’t in Big Bird Ad

The Liberal Blog FireDogLake.com asked, this week, why figures from the financial crisis weren’t in Barack Obama’s “Big Bird” ad. There’s only one thing that sticks out to me about this ad, though the casual viewer probably won’t notice it. Let’s look at that litany of Wall Street “criminals” and “gluttons of greed,” which later get juxtaposed with Big…

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Ms. Rodriguez, we should start with Governor Patrick

In today’s Boston Globe, Cindy Rodriguez, of Emerson College, asks “Will the U.S. Ever Prosecute Criminal Bankers?”   In 2009, President Obama created the Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force. According to its website, its mission is to “hold accountable those who helped bring about the last financial crisis as well as those who would attempt to take advantage of the…

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As House readies to vote on foreclosure bill, Ameriquest founder’s home goes on market for $150M

News out of the State House is that the foreclosure mediation bill is out of conference committee.  The bill will help homeowners get out of the mess that companies like Ameriquest, of which Deval Patrick was a board member (previous RMG coverage), have caused.  The House of Representatives is scheduled to vote today on the legislation, which can…

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Elizabeth Warren campaign literature calls for prosecution of Deval Patrick

The campaign push piece that Elzabeth Warren is currently using, calls for those at financial firms that “broke the law to be prosecuted.”  In his blockbuster book, The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America–and Spawned a Global Crisis, Michael Hudson outlined how Deval Patrick was complicit in the breaking of multiple states…

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Will you join a sub-prime banker in supporting Elizabeth Warren for her birthday?

Sub Prime Banker Deval Patrick just sent an email asking me to join him in wishing anti sub-prime crusader Elizabeth Warren a happy birthday. Dear Friend: Elizabeth Warren is building a strong grassroots organization in her campaign for U.S. Senate that reaches into every corner of Massachusetts.  It will be critical in November — and beyond. She knows what’s at…

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Elizabeth Warren’s chance to “demand accountability” from Deval Patrick and Bob Rubin tomorrow

According to the State House News Service, Deval Patrick and Robert Rubin, former Citigroup Chairman, will share the same stage.  This may be the first time, since the infamous 2007 phone call between the two, this has happened publicly.   At noon tomorrow, June 19, 2012,  Patrick will speak about the state of the economy on a panel with…

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Former Board member of firm Elizabeth Warren accused of “defrauding the public” endorses Warren

Today, on the eve of the Democratic Convention in Springfield Massachusetts, Deval Patrick endorsed Elizabeth Warren.  Writing in an email that, “Elizabeth Warren shares the values you and I care about, and I believe she will be a tremendous Senator for this Commonwealth.  I look forward to partnering with her as we continue our work to leave Massachusetts better and…

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