Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Someone over at Free Republic went and found the documents used in the Burning Down the House video:

V3.0 yanked in the last few minutes.

  • Subprime Lender Implosion: Bad Omen For Housing Market
  • Community Reinvestment Act (WikiPedia)
  • Community Reinvestment Act (PolicyLink)
  • The Trillion-Dollar Bank Shakedown That Bodes Ill for Cities
  • First Union Capital Markets Corp., Bear, Stearns & Co. Price Securities Offering Backed By Affordable Mortgages
  • Fannie Mae Announces Pilot to Purchase $2 Billion of "MyCommunityMortgage" Loans; Pilot Lenders to Customize Affordable Products For Low- and Moderate-Income Borrowers
  • Going Subprime
  • Fannie's Perilous Pursuit of Subprime Loans
  • Chart (pdf): Loans With Affordability Features And Adjustable Rates
  • Options expert calls Fannie, Freddie shares 'worthless'
  • Regulators Spin Public to Boost Fannie, Freddie
  • 12th bank failure of the year announced
  • IMF says US crisis is 'largest financial shock since Great Depression'
  • New Agency Proposed to Oversee Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae
  • John McCain Warned Of Mortgage Collapse In 2005
  • S. 190 [109th]: Federal Housing Enterprise Regulatory Reform Act of 2005
  • Chris Dodd’s Loan Problem
  • Obama turns to trusted political insider Jim Johnson for key campaign role
  • Barack Obama advisor Jim Johnson quits under fire
  • James Johnson resigns from Obama team
  • Raines's Estate
  • Advice from Raines
  • On the Outside Now, Watching Fannie Falter
  • *Friends of Angelo?
  • Senior Fannie Mae bosses resign
  • All Recipients of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Campaign Contributions, 1989-2008
  • *Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Invest in Democrats
  • *Obama's ex-boss (Miner, Barnhill and Galland) a Rezko partner
  • Strong, silent type (Fought red-lining)
  • Schools in Chicago Are Called the Worst By Education Chief
  • Obama, Education, and Accountability
  • Kids' protest highlights rich-poor schools gap in Illinois
  • The Immigration Debate: Its Impact on Workers, Wages and Employers
  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac blind to bubble
  • 4 Fannie Mae senior execs resign
  • Pelosi: Dems bear no responsibility for economic crisis
  • Obama Ridicules McCain's Economic Response
  • Friday, September 26, 2008

    Burning down the house

    Been afb (away from blog) for a while. Been working on some other things.

    Came by to post this:

    Burning Down The House: What Caused Our Economic Crisis? V3

    Version 1 and 2 have been banned on YouTube. Once by Obama Zombies and once by Time Warner (major Obama contributor).

    UPDATE>> V3.0 yanked. V4.0 will probably be up soonish.

    Watch it once, then watch it again later when you've digested the info.

    Maverick - Barracuda - 2008

    There is no other choice