Foreclosure Protester Arrested At DOJ As Occupy Our Homes demonstrates at the Department of Justice the fraudclosure crisis continues unabated. A Florida family man who not only made his mortgage payments on time but made payments early faces foreclosure by Wells Fargo. The explanation for initiating the foreclosure proceedings by Wells Fargo is nothing short of amazing and offers a sad commentary on how little has changed despite the 2008 financial crisis and supposed reforms like Dodd-Frank
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For all the talk of scandal regarding the IRS targeting groups named “Tea Party” or “Patriot,” it’s not hard to draw an additional lesson from the facts of the case — a pattern that follows the well-worn model of the modern political age: benefits flow to the rich and the well-connected, with pain for the rest. The Cincinnati incident, which has already cost the job of Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller (who was not the commissioner when the scandal occurred – this would be like the State Department reacting to the tragedy at the Libyan consulate by firing a low-level bureaucrat coincidentally named Ben Ghazi), is definitely scandalous in its own right.
May 4, 2013 (pictures/visuals will follow when I get to a computer that is a bit less comparable to dial-up) Today at the University of Toronto I pissed-off 1000 liberals. I pissed them off so completely that they booed me off a stage and threatened to physically remove me from their convocation hall. Many were clapping
In this Moyers Moment from 2012, songwriter Tom Morello — known as the guitarist for the band Rage Against the Machine, and, more recently, as a solo performer under the name “The Nightwatchman” — discusses the role he and his music play at political protests, and the American tradition of troubadours for social justice. [iframe name="player_embed_tag" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/65237554?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0" webkitallowfullscreen allowfullscreen] Watch the full conversation between Bill Moyers and Tom Morello .
Just in the past 25 years alone, there were over $2.22 trillion in corporate bankruptcies — and that’s just for U.S. corporations filing for $10 billion or more (If you care to peruse the data at www.bankruptcydata.com , you can come up with a more accurate total. There are a lot more with bankruptcies of $1 billion and more that aren’t even included in that total)