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Good news, wonkeroos: Your U.S. American government no longer owns any stock in General Motors! So no more lame 'government motors' jokes by people...

You know what’s hard? Being yelled at for being rich and kinda douchey. Sometimes, wittle fee-fees get boo-boos on them, ginormous egos might get...

After decades of declining population, factory closures, middle-class flight to the suburbs, and a shrinking tax base, Detroit filed for bankruptcy Thursday, leading to...

Veronique de Rugy is a Doctrix of The Economy, says the Sorbonne, which is weird because the impression yr Wonkette gets from reading her...

Back in 2008, when it was the End of History (but really this time), the American mortgage giant Fannie Mae took $116.1 billion from...

It’s 2008, and some of the Brightest Minds in the nation have gathered at our nation’s capital order to prevent global economic collapse. The...

Welcome to your Monday Wonkette Interview Post! We were fortunate enough to speak with former Special Inspector General for TARP (SIGTARP!) Neil Barofsky over...

Remember that whole thing a few years ago, something about how the banks ruined the housing industry, your employment prospects, your children’s employment prospects,...

Now here's one we hadn't heard before, which hardly means it's never been said: The AIG bailout was a means of conning the American...

For six days straight, Bank of America's websites have been hammered. Across this struggling nation, people couldn't get online to pay their bills or...

Here's a cheery financial column that finally shuts up all the National Review idiots who only take masturbating-to-Reagan breaks long enough to type blog...

Remember when America was American as APPLE PIE, when you could call your congressman's office and enjoy the patriotic vibrations of MICHELE BACHMANN'S iTunes...

Watch this it's a great video! Bailout Bailout SHA NA NA NA NA, yay! How did we discover this terrible Internet video? The performers...

Hey remember just like a couple months ago when everybody was so angry over the AIG bonuses? Get ready to be outraged all over...

You look at this little article by an anonymous TARP wife about how she has had to scale back on "important gifts and other...

It's another new new unemployment record, America! The happy month of March saw 669,000 U.S. jobs vanish, bringing the jobless rate up to 8.5%...

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