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  • AP IMPACT: How Freddie Mac halted regulatory drive

    12/07/2008 11:36:18 AM PST · by engrpat · 18 replies · 1,581+ views
    AP ^ | 12-7-08 | Pete Yost
    WASHINGTON When the Washington Nationals played their first-ever baseball game in the nation's capital in April 2005, two congressmen who oversaw mortgage giant Freddie Mac had choice seats courtesy of the very company they were supposed to be keeping an eye on. Efforts to tighten government regulation were gaining support on Capitol Hill, and Freddie Mac was fighting back. The baseball tickets for home opener were means of influence. According to confidential company documents obtained by The Associated Press, Reps. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, and Paul Kanjorski, D-Pa., spent the evening in hard-to-obtain seats near the Nationals dugout with...
  • Bret Baer on the Freedie Fannie warnings unheeded by the democrats

    09/28/2008 4:24:36 PM PDT · by MHGinTN · 30 replies · 1,700+ views
    Youtube ^ | 9/28/2008 | MHGinTN
    Here is the Bret Baer video with Barney Frank lying about the already failing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac banks. This was aired recently on FOX but I haven't seen a link at FR yet, so here it is.

    09/26/2008 8:32:22 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 48 replies · 887+ views
    JEFFHEAD.COM - THE AUDACITY OF TRUTH ^ | 26 September 2008 | Jeff Head
    <p>We now know that liberal community organizers, like what Barack Hussein Obama claims as his bonafides and “experience”, go into low income areas of this nation, which have been devastated by the social welfare programs foisted on this nation at the expense of the hard working citizens, and they push, propose, and get passed legislation and initiatives that further pilfer the public largess by providing low interest, sub-prime loans to these poor souls who could never afford normal loans, and who, as soon as the terms of their new loans kick in, raising the interest rates and payments, cannot afford these loan schemes and shams either.</p>
  • FBI Investigating Potential Fraud by Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Lehman, AIG

    09/23/2008 4:56:31 PM PDT · by Fred Nerks · 97 replies · 347+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, September 23, 2008 | AP article
    WASHINGTON The FBI is investigating four major U.S. financial institutions whose collapse helped trigger a $700 billion bailout plan by the Bush administration.