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It's Time for the "Deregulators" Like McCain to Step Aside and Shut Up

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

How can a guy like John Boehner, who got us into this mess in the first place, have the unmitigated nerve to try and dictate the terms of how to fix things?

Every Man For Himself, Said The Elephant Among The Chickens

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

Andrew Sullivan says he believes in "personal responsibility." But like most conservatives, he only believes in it for proles. Money buys morality in today's America--just like it buys administrations.

Ralph Cioffi: Bear Stearns Former Manager Indicted In Mortgage Crackdown

Brigitte Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Below is information on Ralph Cioffi, the former Bear Stearns manager, who was arrested on Thursday and charged with securities fraud and various cha...

Bear Stearns Executives Ralph Cioffi, Matthew Tannin Indicted... FBI Announces "Operation Malicious Mortgage"

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two former Bear Stearns managers have been arrested, federal authorities said Thursday, becoming the first executives to face criminal charges in the ...

Matthew Tannin: Bear Stearns Former Manager Indicted In Mortgage Sweep

Brigitte Bradford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Below is some information on Matthew Tannin, one of the two former Bear Stearns executives indicted today in the FBI's "Operation Malicious Mortgage."...

New Mortgage Rescue Goes Beyond Subprime

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With mortgage defaults surging and politicians urging the industry to do more, six lenders agreed to widen their effort to help borrowers of all loans...

Critics: Bush's Mortgage Bailout Plan Helps Too Few, Panders To Banks

New York Times | Edmund L. Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At least one thing is clear about President Bush's plan to help people trapped by the mortgage meltdown: it is an industry-led plan, not a government ...