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Protest Shuts Down Bankers

They came to protest the ABA’s hiring of lobbyists to oppose mortgage restructuring for family homes. In response, did the American Bankers Association open their doors and listen? [...]

McClintock Blames The Economy's Victims

Is Tom McClintock saying that American workers are “losers” because their employers squandered the value of their labor? [...]

Maxine Waters Proposes Mortgage Help Instead of Wall St. Bailout

The Systematic Foreclosure Prevention and Mortgage Modification Act looks like a plan that could responsibly protect our nation from true economic disaster. But will it have the lobbyists required to gain passage? [...]

On Our Financial Crisis: The "It's All the Republicans' Fault" Myth

I’ve heard it one too many times now to keep my mouth shut: the line that the current financial mess is all the Republican Party’s fault:

With our government hemorraging money, our economy in shambles because of the greed and malfeance of elected officials and big business alike. The republican party of the 21st century [...]

Beware The Rush To Put America 700 Billion More In Debt

If there really is such a rush, and if the consequences of Wall Street failure are truly so monumental, why don’t those individuals who will benefit from the government bailout pay for the scheme? Why not pass the legislation – along with a special investment income tax that will provide the money to make the deal work? [...]