But Born was not done turning a symposium sponsored by Public Citizen for the organization's upcoming book, Reality Check
Neil Barofsky, the former watchdog for the government's financial crisis bailout program, tweeted Friday that JPMorgan Chase
If you ask Jon Stewart, he'll tell you that big banks, with all their economy-wrecking abilities, are acting like total babies
Looking back today, many experts claim that the recession would have been worse had the country's biggest banks failed. A
Neil Barofsky: HSBC Fine Will Lead To 'More Crime'
Current Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program Christy Romero did not immediately take issue with
“Obama wants to work within Dodd-Frank to make it a little more painful," Barofsky said. "Romney wants to repeal Dodd-Frank
President Obama touted the Dodd-Frank Act at the presidential debate on Tuesday night. "I committed that I would rein in
"Unprofessional for not letting me answer questions, but not unfair. I knew what was coming," Barofsky wrote on Twitter. "I
Still, not every office may look down on swearing. In fact, another recent study found that cursing at work can both boost
The concise assessment came Tuesday during a question and answer session on Gawker, during which a commenter asked: "So we're
It's not that Barofsky doesn't agree -- he writes that he's "championed principal reductions for years" -- but he's steamed
"In 2009, under the Obama Administration's bailout of General Motors, Ohio dealerships were forced to close," the ad says
Barofsky's experiences should serve a cautionary tale -- and a wake-up call. Power can -- and does -- corrupt. Our revolving door, campaign contribution driven political system has lost touch with the "ordinary" citizens it is supposed to serve
The idea of putting regulatory representatives on the boards of U.S. banks deemed too big to fail makes great sense to me.
Let's look at Jackie Calmes' poorly argued New York Times "takedown" of the former TARP Special Inspector General's new book, Bailout. If you're living in America, and you can't figure out why "Wall Street turned so hostile to President Obama's re-election," then you haven't been paying sufficient attention. In the first place, people on Wall Street have made it pretty clear that their major beef with Obama is that he refuses to characterize them as all-knowing, all-wise, fully redeemed individuals. Instead, he has been critical of the role they played in the financial crisis. And that's what hacks them off. And Wall Street knows they'll be getting a better deal from Romney, so they support him. Do I really have to spell this out for Jackie Calmes? Apparently, yes!
WASHINGTON -- Republicans are thrilled with a new tell-all book by former U.S. Treasury Department watchdog Neil Barofsky
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Nearly four years after the Great Bailout, we continue to subsidize banks through low-cost funding, and through meaningless slaps on the wrist for ongoing malfeasance.