Category Archives: Big Shitpile

Mike Konczal Doesn’t Understand Movement Conservatives

Because nothing in movement conservatism makes sense except in the light of creationism.
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Posted in Big Shitpile, Conservatives, Creationism, Propaganda | 5 Comments

Who the !@#% Elected Standard & Poor’s: Yet Another Failure of Obama’s ‘Looking Forward, Not Back’ Strategy

This isn’t just horrible meddling in terms of economic outcomes, but a confirmation that the political system is a wholly owned subsidiary of the banking system.
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Posted in Big Shitpile, Economics, The Rule of Law, We're Really Fucked | 6 Comments

The Complete Breakdown of Law Regarding Home Ownership: The Essex County, MA Edition

“My [housing title] registry is a crime scene as evidenced by this forensic examination.” Five out of six Essex County mortgage assignments are invalid. Nice rule of law you got there…
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Posted in Bidness, Big Shitpile, Housing, The Rule of Law | 1 Comment

Heckuva Job Johnny! How a Bush Regulator Failed to Prosecute.

The NY Times has a good article about how few prosecutions have even been attempted in the aftermath of Big Shitpile (the housing crisis and the following good times). One of the key players was Countrywide, led by CEO Chris … Continue reading

Posted in Bidness, Big Shitpile | 2 Comments

Why ‘Good People’ Should (Sometimes) Walk Away from Their Mortgages

It’s good financial sense.
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Posted in Bidness, Big Shitpile, Housing | 31 Comments

The Foreclosure Mess Is About the Rule of Law

When the rich and the powerful are allowed to perjure themselves, none of us is free.
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Posted in Big Shitpile, Civil Liberties, The Rule of Law | 1 Comment

We Can Afford Mortgage Cramdown

Banks could afford to lower underwater mortgages.
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Posted in Big Shitpile | 6 Comments