It's a real-life disaster movie, one that's left neighborhoods in ruins all across the country, killed thousands of people, and ruined millions of lives. You might call it a "Banknado."
The question that flummoxed the bank regulators: When was the last time you took a Wall Street bank to trial? "We do not
With a presidential election leaving the political landscape uncertain, negotiations to avert what has become known as the
Of that total, $879 million has gone to the campaigns of lawmakers. Like most influence peddlers in Washington, the FIRE
As the presidential election builds up steam, the Washington elites in both parties are actively scheming to find ways to cut Social Security and Medicare benefits for retired workers. The media have widely reported on efforts to slip through a version of the deficit reduction plan developed by Morgan Stanley director Erskine Bowles and former Senator Alan Simpson. The Washington insiders hope to spring this one on us after the election, when the public will have no say. That is the sort of anti-democratic behavior we expect from elites who naturally want to protect their own interests. For the 99 percent there are much better ways of dealing with whatever deficit problems may arise down the road.
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, saying that the American people are demanding "discipline and accountability" after