Tag: housing

Seven Times The Media Lied About Trump’s New HUD Pick, Ben Carson, By Quoting Him

The media's always misunderstood poor Ben Carson. Thanks to Donald Trump, he can keep on making no sense at all.

O’Reilly Henchbro Jesse Watters Totally Tricks Millennials Into Saying Fairly Reasonable Things

Single-payer health care and free college tuition like in other countries? What will these entitled millennials come up with next?
SHE PISSED.

Lesbian Superhero Houston Mayor Wants Gay Rights Ordinance Back Right Now, Dammit

Tuesday night, Houston took one giant leap backward for humankind, as the Jenny Jerkoffs who showed up to vote decided to listen to lying religious right mofos instead of their own good sense, and effectively killed the Houston Equal...

Did Tampa Port Chief And Slumlord Get Public Funds For His Filthy Hovels? Would You Believe ‘Yes’?

You may recall the saga of William "Hoe" Brown, the chair of the Tampa Port Authority and big-dollar GOP fundraiser who also ran a filthy mobile-home slum on a commercial property that wasn't zoned for rentals -- at least...

Washington D.C. Poors Who Somehow Managed To Purchase Homes Still Getting Royally Boned

Imagine you've been asked to come up with a process to collect unpaid property taxes, and because you're a terrible person you've decided that your process will be as painful as possible for the property owners while remaining at...

Mitt Romney Isn’t Telling Us Exactly How He Will Ruin The Housing Sector

Good news, everyone! Romney/Ryan have no specific plans to ruin the housing sector at this point, which is probably a good thing, given that Mitt Romney has been pretty clear about his interest in ruining education and Paul Ryan...

America’s Poor Beg Congress: ‘Please Forgive Our Debt, Sirs!’

The "new thing" in America is being desperately poor, until an audience of Tea Party sociopaths maniacally cheers your death outside the razor-wire fence of the hospital. But some of these uppity poors are so desperate that they've politely...

Congress Giving Millions of Foreclosed Homes To Wall Street Slumlords

Great news, everybody: After deliberately failing to help millions of American families stuck in vulture mortgages, the U.S. government is now giving those foreclosed homes to Wall Street for pennies on the dollar so that Wall Street can then...

Building Permits For New Housing Drop To 51-Year-Low

The last time so few new permits were issued for housing construction, it was 1961 -- when American economists first began keeping records of the numbers of housing permits as an economic indicator. There are millions of unwanted, unsold and...

YOU ARE ALL RICH SO STOP COMPLAINING: The economy grew at a 3.5% pace last quarter, with cash-for-clunkers helping boost durable good spending 22.3% and a federal tax credit for homebuyers increasing housing spending 23.4%. Now that members of...

Rich People Missing Out On Housing Rebound

Sad news! While sales of peasant dwellings have begun to creep upward due to the first-time home buyer tax credit, low mortgage rates, expanded FHA loans, and of course FIRE SALE PRICING on foreclosed homes, homes costing more than...

Nation Of Shantytown-Dwellers

Well, here is some depressing news! The hot new housing sector in the US isn't houses at all: it's shacks. That's because the kind of people who used to be your next-door neighbor if you lived in a sort...

It’s McCain’s Scary New Rezko Ad, Are You Trembling?

Beware. John McCain's BRUTAL NO-HOLDS-BARRED RESPONSE AD OF DEATH about TONY REZKO is out, and you better be SCARED. Ha ha just kidding, it sucks. The ad distills Obama's naive but benign relationship with Rezko into a more familiar,...

Stocks Decline On Applesauce Disaster Fears

U.S. Stocks Fall, Led by Banks on Housing Outlook

Which Senators Are America’s Hobo Kings?

With all this talk about Chris Dodd and Kent Conrad getting SWEETHEART MORTGAGE DEALS giving them literally fractions of a percentage point off their mortgage interest and fees, it's instructive to find out how many of America's senators even...