Tag: foreclosures

Rules? Orrin Hatch Doesn’t Need No Stinking Rules

He realy had no choice, because those tricksy Democrats were using procedural tricks to slow down two questionable nominations.

Team Of Evils: Meet The Latest Vulture Capitalists In Donald Trump’s Cabinet!

These plutocrats will help make America great for the common folks, after laying off and foreclosing on them.

Bank of America Whistleblowers Reveal Shocking Bank Wrongdoings, Surprise Surprise

Did you spend the past couple days so suspicious of the NSA that you had forgotten to set aside just a little bit of your suspicion for the banks? Don't worry, we can fix that pretty quickly! Turns out...

Banks ‘Pleased’ To Be Paying Pittance To Poors Whose Homes They Stole

Remember that elderly disabled veteran that Wells Fargo wrongfully foreclosed on and then billed to death over a typo? Well too bad he dropped dead in court, because he otherwise would have (maybe) been entitled to a cool $300...

Here, Let Liz Warren Help You Enjoy The Rest of Your Day!

We wish that we could have a video like this one EVERY MORNING, that is how much it pleases us to watch Elizabeth Warren embarrass bank regulators in front of a live audience. She should take this show on...

Homeowner Teargassed, Shot During Eviction Process, Realtor Finds It Hilarious

When a person is forced to leave his home because, probably, he was unaware that he was being ripped off by Fannie Mae, the authorities sometimes have to take it upon themselves to eradicate said homeowner like so many...

Americans For Prosperity’s Insane Ad Against Popular Housing Bill Is Insane

The New Jersey legislature is pushing a bill that "would establish a temporary agency, the New Jersey Foreclosure Relief Corp.," which "would acquire houses in foreclosure and make them available to towns, non-profit groups, or private investors as low-...

Vacant DC Building Claimed As ‘Public Property Under Community Control’

Everywhere, there is vacant real estate. Vacant storefronts, vacant warehouses, vacant McMansions and barns and especially big-city buildings stuck in some twilight of redevelopment or property speculation or repossession. The collapse of the Great Global Real Estate Bubble may...

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...

Americans More Fatalistic About Debt Ceiling Than Ever Before

Nobel Prize-winning economist the American Public overwhelmingly feels that America will probably collapse if the debt ceiling is not raised, but also feels like, eh, leave the debt ceiling where it is. A new WaPo/ABC News poll shows that...

House GOP Kills Program That Stopped 600,000 Foreclosures

The U.S. economy will continue to be terrible, as far as jobs and housing and state tax revenues, as long as the Housing Crisis continues. And, based on today's news and basically all housing news for several years now,...

Bristol Palin Won’t Become America’s New Walter Cronkite, After All

Even though she bought some foreclosed stucco dump about an hour from Arizona State University's "Cronkite School of TeeVee Journamalism," Bristol Palin is not enrolled at this school, and the people in charge of this television academy in Arizona...

Bristol Palin Pays $172,000 Cash For Foreclosed Tract House In Arizona

Nothing says "Merry Christmas" like the exciting news that 20-year-old Bristol Palin -- known for getting pregnant as a teenager and not knowing how to dance at all -- has bought a house! Hooray, Bristol! Times are tough for...

Forcing Voters To Remember ‘Lisa Murkowski’ Is Illegal, Says Court

The Alaska Supreme Court carefully inspected your convoluted Lisa Murkowski "visual aids" and -- after probably no deliberation -- ruled unanimously that those MS Paint atrocities are actually unconstitutional visual impediments and are unfair to Alaska's already hopeless electorate....

SCALING BACK AMBITIONS, HEH: What the banks and mortgage giants killed in the House's latest bullshit Financial Regulation bill was the "Cram-down" legislation, which would have let bankruptcy judges force lenders to accept not only lower, fixed interest rates...

Home Prices Go Up Up Up: America Saved!

After dropping like a stone for the past three or four years, existing home prices in the United States went up a little teeny tiny bit in the second quarter of 2009. HOORAY WE CAN REFINANCE OUR WAY TO...