March 24, 2017

Paul Ryan’s Bullshit About Bankruptcy Data

The philosopher Harry Frankfurt famously published his book, On Bullshit, where he distinguished … [Read more...]

NYT on Student Loans in Bankruptcy

At the New York Times, Ron Lieber has a story about the treatment of student loans in bankruptcy. … [Read more...]

CBS poll: Obama only up 1, 46/45, among registered voters

Summer strategy fail. CBS goes it alone with its new poll, dropping its usual partner, the New York … [Read more...]

NYT ombud: Yeah, this paper is a progressive hive mind, huh?

On the record, off the Q-T, and so totally not hush-hush. Arthur Brisbane concludes his two-year run … [Read more...]

Romney gaining steam in swing-state polling?

Romney up 14 in Florida? Er ... That’s the cautious analysis from one of the best in the … [Read more...]

New York Times Publishes Apology for Obama’s Failed Housing Policies

New York Times Publishes Apology for Obama’s Failed Housing Policies On the one hand, the dismal … [Read more...]

Zip Codes and Internet Searches Populate Database Mines

Twice now the New York Times has reported on a mysterious company in Arkansas, Acxiom, that has been … [Read more...]

Learn How to Defeat Debt Collection cases Involving Junk-Debt-Buyers and Other Robo-Signers

Professor Peter Holland (U Maryland Law) has written a fantastic paper explaining in great detail … [Read more...]

Learn How to Defeat Debt Collection cases Involving Junk-Debt-Buyers and Other Robo-Signers

Professor Peter Holland (U Maryland Law) has written a fantastic paper explaining in great detail … [Read more...]

CBS/NYT poll shows swing states in play for Romney

More sample follies? We’ve already taken a look at one of our “favorite” polls to … [Read more...]

Do the rich pay their fair share?

Short answer: Yes. Last week, Georgetown law professor Peter Edelman wrote about poverty in America … [Read more...]

Do the rich pay their fair share?

Short answer: Yes. Last week, Georgetown law professor Peter Edelman wrote about poverty in America … [Read more...]

Does the Revolving Door Affect the SEC’s Enforcement Outcomes? New Study Says SEC Revolving Door Not Important. Don’t Believe It

New study says SEC revolving door not important. Don’t believe it Aug 6 (Reuters) – My … [Read more...]

Gail Collins: Boy, Republicans are wicked extreme

Another NY Times columnist who needs to get out more. In her column today, New York Times author … [Read more...]

A Question Answered

Back in April, I posted about Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson investigating allegations that … [Read more...]

When Serving Jail Time for Unpaid Debts Becomes a Debt Spiral

Tell me.  Are we allowed to do anything we like to those with the least power and money in our … [Read more...]

Banks in Libor Probe Consider Group Settlement

Exclusive: Banks in Libor probe consider group settlement – sources ZURICH/WASHINGTON … [Read more...]

Taibbi on Democracy Now! LIBOR and More (VIDEO)

One editorial note: Matt said “tens of trillions” of losses at one point when he meant … [Read more...]

Marriage & the growing class divide in America

Wait, you mean religious social conservatives are right? Shocking. On Saturday, The New York Times … [Read more...]

Obligatory “Romney may have already picked his running mate” post of the week

"Mr. Romney has reached a decision, his friends believe, and he may disclose it as soon as this … [Read more...]

New Romney ad: “Whatever happened to Hope and Change?”

Plus, donor class over the middle class? Two new ads from Team Romney over the last 24 hours have … [Read more...]

New York Fed Responds to Congressional Request for Information on Barclays – LIBOR Matter

New York Fed Responds to Congressional Request for Information on Barclays – LIBOR Matter … [Read more...]

New York Fed’s Libor Documents Reveal Cozy Relationship Between Regulators, Banks

New York Fed’s Libor Documents Reveal Cozy Relationship Between Regulators, Banks The New York … [Read more...]

Lee Camp | A Quick & Dirty Explanation Of The LIBOR Banking Scandal

As most of you know, the LIBOR banking scandal is rocking the world. Here’s the quickest and … [Read more...]

Infographic | The Libor $candal Explained – The Largest Banking Scandal in History

Infographic by AccountingDegree.net ~ 4closureFraud.org TweetRelated posts: Matt Taibbi | New … [Read more...]

Matt Taibbi | New York Times, Gretchen Morgenson Applaud British, Issue Challenge To American Regulators Over LIBOR Scandal

New York Times, Gretchen Morgenson Applaud British, Issue Challenge To American Regulators Over … [Read more...]

Three Central Banks Surprise… Desperation in Three Part Harmony

  Yesterday, the New York Times reported that in a single hour three central banks… one in … [Read more...]

Overspending in India

Check out this story in the New York Times about free-wheeling consumer credit in India. Much of the … [Read more...]

Fighting Foreclosure Fatigue

Folks in Washington tell me there is a general sense of “foreclosure fatigue” in our nation’s … [Read more...]

Obama campaign files FEC complaint to force American Crossroads to disclose its donors

You first. Translation: A President’s critics should be entirely transparent, but not a … [Read more...]

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