VIDEO Don’t Be A Victim: “The Numbers Say That The Majority Of You Will Fall Victim To The Next Bubble”

Feb 27, 2017  by Chris Martenson   It’s impossible to predict with certainty how much more insane our financial markets will get before an inevitable correction. But my personal bet is: A lot! For my reasons why, take a few minutes to watch the chapter on bubbles below from The Crash Course. For those who … More VIDEO Don’t Be A Victim: “The Numbers Say That The Majority Of You Will Fall Victim To The Next Bubble”

Oklahoma Attorney General Calls for Limits on Asset Forfeiture

Aug 29, 2016 by  Steve Byas   The only type of asset forfeiture that is legitimate is “post-conviction,” Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt (shown) recently told an interviewer with the CATO Institute. The comments by Pruitt, a Republican first elected in 2010, will assuredly heat up the issue of civil asset forfeiture in Oklahoma. The decision … More Oklahoma Attorney General Calls for Limits on Asset Forfeiture

Majority stake in MERSCORP Holdings acquired by NYSE parent company ICE

June 17, 2016 by Brena Swanson   Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, announced on Friday that it plans to acquire a majority equity position in MERSCORP Holdings, the owner of Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems, collectively known MERS, sending a signal to the market that MERS is finally vindicated. [ How this show vindication is not stated. What it … More Majority stake in MERSCORP Holdings acquired by NYSE parent company ICE

Fannie, Freddie and the Secrets of a Bailout With No Exit

May 20, 2016 By GRETCHEN MORGENSON    When Washington took over the beleaguered mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac during the collapse of the housing market and the financial crisis of 2008, it was with the implicit promise that they would be returned to shareholders after being nursed back to health. But now, with the … More Fannie, Freddie and the Secrets of a Bailout With No Exit

Beware of Institutional Vulture Debt Buyers and Default Judgments

October 30, 2015 by findsenlaw Vulture debt buyers are buying up questionable debt (credit card, student loan, auto, you name it) for pennies on the dollar and filing lawsuits in volume, obtaining default judgments in bulk, on junk evidence. The CFPB is going to step in with some new rules. Full article in the American … More Beware of Institutional Vulture Debt Buyers and Default Judgments

South Carolina Officer Placed On Administrative Leave After Violent Arrest At School Is Posted On YouTube

October 27, 2015 Jonathan Turley Update the Officer was terminated. The video below has caused a public outcry after a South Carolina school resource officer identified as Richland County Sheriff’s Department Senior Deputy Ben Fields is shown tossing a female high school student to the floor and dragging her from a classroom after she refused … More South Carolina Officer Placed On Administrative Leave After Violent Arrest At School Is Posted On YouTube

FEDERAL COURT DENIES ADMINISTRATION MOTION AND SETS ACA CASE FOR FINAL RULING

October 19, 2015 Jonathan Turley This afternoon, Judge Rosemary Collyer issued her ruling on the motion by the Administration to forego a ruling on the merits in the United States House of Representatives v. Burwell, a challenge brought by the House to unilateral action taken by the Administration under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). After … More FEDERAL COURT DENIES ADMINISTRATION MOTION AND SETS ACA CASE FOR FINAL RULING

SCOTUS Confronts ‘Line-Standing,’ Secret Changes to Opinions

The court’s policy changes, announced Monday, respond to public complaints. October 5, 2015 by Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle, The National Law Journal The U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday a series of policy changes that respond to public complaints about secret changes to the justices’ decisions, hiring “line-standers” for high-profile oral arguments and “link rot” … More SCOTUS Confronts ‘Line-Standing,’ Secret Changes to Opinions

MERS Lacks Legal Authority and Public Accountability

September 16, 2015 by findsenlaw MERS is one large reason for the mortgage foreclosure mess homeowners find themselves in. Some of the best quotes, – Mortgage servicing companies, banks, courts and government agencies have all expressed astonishment at the extent to which MERS database is inaccurate. (p. 24) – “Simply put, ‘MERS is the Wikipedia … More MERS Lacks Legal Authority and Public Accountability