Preet Bharara can’t figure out how to sue a Wall Street CEO, let alone investigate and indict one.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 24, 2012 2:00 pm|
In one of the more cynical campaign promises I’ve seen in a while, the Obama Administration has apparently been running around to housing advocates telling them they will fire Ed DeMarco as head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency… after the election.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday October 10, 2012 8:15 am|
I mentioned in passing yesterday this federal civil lawsuit against Wells Fargo for its conduct on some FHA loans. “Mentioned in passing” is all that the suit deserved, but I see that the PR shop at DoJ tried to turn this into a big deal, with the media playing along. So maybe I should put together a short and sweet FAQ on this lawsuit, to place it in the proper context.
|By: masaccio Sunday March 4, 2012 10:30 am|
Please keep sending me those e-mails, but don’t get hurt feelings if I don’t respond. And good luck with that re-election thing.
|By: masaccio Friday March 2, 2012 2:24 pm|
The money isn’t coming back, and no one is going to jail.
|By: masaccio Wednesday February 8, 2012 9:45 am|
How do you get puff pieces on the cover of Time Magazine? Inquiring minds want to know.
|By: masaccio Sunday September 25, 2011 11:00 am|
All of our financial elites are Oh! So Innocent! Eric Holder and Barack Obama agree.
|By: masaccio Sunday August 21, 2011 11:00 am|
No one should be allowed to evade responsibility on the theory that collective guilt creates individual exoneration.
|By: masaccio Thursday June 23, 2011 12:30 pm|
Preet Bharara’s explanation for his failure to prosecute banksters is unconvincing. The plain fact is that he doesn’t really think anyone did anything wrong. How could they? They are the Masters of the Universe!