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Fraud about Fraud: Obama administration wildly overstated its mortgage fraud convictions

August 16, 2013
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Fraud about Fraud: Obama administration wildly overstated its mortgage fraud convictions

So here is a story of a fraud about a fraud about a fraud: Even the feds lied about how much enforcement they were doing. As the Columbia Journalism Review notes, Bloomberg News actually uncovered last week that the Obama administration had overstated its mortgage fraud convictions. I’m just getting to it now in...
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Insanity and its Malcontents

April 1, 2011
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Insanity and its Malcontents

I keep doing the same basic post over and over, hoping something will change. I know what that makes me, so this is one of the last posts I’m going to do in this blog (though you can still find me over here occasionally). It’s had a reasonably good run, made its point. Time...
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Where’s Your Money?

August 25, 2009
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Good news today as Bloomberg News won its federal lawsuit to find out which giant corporations the Federal Reserve lavished big money on, and how much. It’s pretty outrageous that it took a nine-month legal battle to get this basic information, but that’s life in a democracy, right? Of course, in addition to its...
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