June 9, 2016 by Steve Byas William Cicco of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, was arrested in March 2013 for driving under the influence — he had taken a prescription painkiller medication to treat his cancer — when police discovered a paper bag in his car full of over $15,000 in cash. That was enough for … More Oklahoma Law Enforcement to Seize Money From Prepaid Debit Cards
April 18, 2016 By John W. Whitehead “The way things are supposed to work is that we’re supposed to know virtually everything about what [government officials] do: that’s why they’re called public servants. They’re supposed to know virtually nothing about what we do: that’s why we’re called private individuals. This dynamic – the hallmark of … More Saint or Sinner, Government Eyes Are Watching Every Move You Make
Jan 26, 2016 by findsenlaw Freddie Mac Kicks Off 2016 with Largest Ever Delinquent Loan Auction article here: The transaction announced on Friday is Freddie Mac’s third bulk NPL sale worth more than $1 billion. The previous two were worth $1.1 billion each. Overall, it will be Freddie Mac’s ninth bulk Standard Pool Offering (SPO) … More Freddie and Fannie Sell Your Home Loans to Vultures for Pennies on Dollar: Vultures Pick the Bones of Distressed US Homeowners
January 04, 2016 By John W. Whitehead “When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, then they know how to handle you. The only … More Playing the Government’s Game: When It Comes to Violence, We All Lose
December 21, 2015 By John W. Whitehead “Two thousand years later … the memory of the revolutionary zealot who walked across Galilee gathering an army of disciples with the goal of establishing the Kingdom of God on earth, the magnetic preacher who defied the authority of the Temple priesthood in Jerusalem, the radical Jewish nationalist … More What If Jesus Had Been Born 2,000 Years Later in the American Police State?
Sometimes we get so busy in our business, we forget to pay attention to protecting what we are creating. I’m reminded of the story about one of our clients… He and his family amassed 140 single-family homes and two apartment complexes. Everything was going great as they were buying lots of properties at great prices … More They Lost 140 Properties
September 14, 2015 By John W. Whitehead “Every day in communities across the United States, children and adolescents spend the majority of their waking hours in schools that have increasingly come to resemble places of detention more than places of learning. From metal detectors to drug tests, from increased policing to all-seeing electronic surveillance, the … More VIDEO Public School Students Are the New Inmates in the American Police State
September 27, 2015 By Cara L. Gallagher “Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald. *Warning! This post has the potential for spoilers. Show David Simon a hero and he’ll write you a biopic tragedy full of injustices, passive-aggressive slights, and indifference. He’ll also create original characters, like Tommy Carcetti, … More The heroes, tragedies, and hope of segregated housing