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  • The Rhubarb Patch: The Legacy of Obama's Recovery Act

     
    With the economy the likely focus of Wednesday night’s first debate between President Barack Obama and GOP challenger Mitt Romney, I invited veteran reporter Scott Reeder (right), the journalist in residence at the Illinois Policy Institute, a free-...
  • New Report: GM Stock Would Need to Triple for Taxpayers to Break Even

     
    How much are U.S. taxpayers still on the hook for GM's bailout? The Detroit News reports that if the Treasury sold its remaining stake ??? 189 million shares, or about 14% of the Detroit automaker ??? at Wednesday's $36.61 stock......
  • Hey, AIG: F*** You

    Hey, AIG: F*** You
    Hey there behemoth insurer, American International Group! Allow me to speak for nearly all Americans left, right, and center when I say get f***ed and go f***ing f*** yourself. Sorry, I usually try to keep such language to a minimum on this blog, but...
  • Our Laguna: 2012 was a year of change

    The top 10 stories of 2011 included limitations on skateboarders; an arrest for alleged rapes and sexual assaults; flood recovery; Marine Life Protection Act implementation delay in Laguna; the Heisler Park renovation; the Resource Center pulling out from...
  • Casey urges Hurricane Sandy aid for Pennsylvania

    Casey urges Hurricane Sandy aid for Pennsylvania
    Democrat Bob Casey urged a federal emergency official to reimburse Pennsylvania for the state's Hurricane Sandy preparations on Wednesday and Republican Pat Toomey is pushing back against a $60.4 billion aid bill he says is excessive. To be sure, Toomey...
  • Council president claims Carmel mayor is deceiving public, misusing money

    Council president claims Carmel mayor is deceiving public, misusing money
    The president of the Carmel City Council says an investigation into a nearly $200 million bailout of the city redevelopment commission has turned up evidence that the mayor is deceiving the public and funneling taxpayer dollars through a private group....
  • Some 23,000 Floridians receive $1.7B from lenders after landmark settlement

    Some 23,000 Floridians receive $1.7B from lenders after landmark settlement
    More than 23,000 struggling Floridians have so far received $1.7 billion in mortgage relief as part of a landmark $25 billion national settlement with five giant home lenders, the Florida Attorney General's Office announced Wednesday. Floridians are...
  • Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11

    Bernadine Healy dies at 67; doctor led Red Cross relief efforts after 9/11
    Dr. Bernadine Healy, a hard-charging cardiologist and educator who was the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and later commanded American Red Cross relief efforts after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, died Saturday at her home in Gates...
  • Report: Ford Took Federal Funds, Too

     
    While Ford was making noise about not taking federal bailout money, they and other major automakers (both foreign and domestic) got federal aid to the tune of tens of billions of dollars when the economy tanked in 2008. Yesterday, the......
  • U.S. says it books $12 billion profit on Citigroup bailout

     
    The U.S. Treasury said it booked a profit of $12 billion on its $45-billion bailout of banking giant Citigroup Inc....
  • Justice Department probes TCW fight with DoubleLine's Gundlach

     
    Justice Department probes legal battle between TCW Group and DoubleLine Capital's Jeffrey Gundlach...
  • East West Bancorp repays its debt to the Treasury

     
    Pasadena's East West Bancorp, the Chinese-American powerhouse, has repaid its more than $300-million slice of bailout funds from the U.S. Treasury. Several Southern California banks are still struggling even to make dividend payments on their...