Category Archives: Invisible Hand-Job

“Skilled in the art of defending plutocrats”

Earlier I posted about the bailed-out banksters who would very much like to pin the mortgage fraud debacle on people like us, who bought their crappy mortgages and who, in many cases, got foreclosed on even when, with everything collapsing … Continue reading

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Up Against the Wall, Motherfuckers

Throughout the stories I’ve read about the foreclosure fraud mishegas, the common thread has been that it’s all just a problem of improper paperwork, and that people losing their homes are just deadbeats anyway so who cares, really, as shown … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Journals

For Christmas 2008, my right-wing dad-in-law got me a subscription to the Wall Street Journal.  I guess he figured that since I had been laid off, I could benefit from the wisdom of the Masters of The Universe to help … Continue reading

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You Fucked It Up, cont’d.

Following up on my post from yesterday, I noticed that Digby at Hullabaloo posted a great answer to the rhetorical question, “Why the fuck aren’t any of those motherfuckers in jail?” So I’m listening to Andrea Mitchell and Jim Cramer … Continue reading

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You Fucked It Up

Worries over fast-tracked foreclosures send bank stocks plummeting Stocks of major banks declined sharply Thursday amid concern that widespread corner-cutting in the foreclosure process could saddle the financial system with a costly and paralyzing mess. The sell-off was one of … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day

June 26, 1894: During the economic panic of 1893, the Pullman Palace Car Company cut wages as demands for their train cars plummeted and the company’s revenue dropped. A delegation of workers complained of the low wages and twelve-hour workdays, and … Continue reading

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The Great Disconnect

Headline in today’s Wall Street Journal: Democratic Seats Vulnerable on Jobs Duh. Michelle Rena Jones cheered when candidates Barack Obama and Joe Biden visited south-central Michigan in 2008. She supported Mr. Obama that November along with a slate of Democrats, … Continue reading

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