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Politico: More details on Gingrich relationship with Freddie Mac

By Steve McGough / January 31, 2012 /

On this day of the Florida primary, more details are surfacing concerning Newt Gingrich’s interesting relationship with Freddie Mac. You might call the relationship incestuous, but it’s not lobbying and it seems to be perfectly legal. Instead of historian, call him a team motivator.

Rubio schools Bob Schieffer on Obamanomics: yes Bob, it is Obama’s fault

By Jim Vicevich / July 18, 2011 /

There was a time when Republicans would come on the Sunday morning talk shows and cower in fear when confronted by a mainstream media quick to portray conservatives as extremists. But these days conservative Republicans, in particular tea party Republicans, fight back. And when the tea party Republican is Marco Rubio, it’s no contest.


By Steve McGough / September 22, 2010 /


We Tried!

By Jim Vicevich / September 22, 2008 /

Update: Great post on this same subject at Conservative247. This is an interesting exercise in looking inside the mind of a liberal. They, in this case, Cong. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Chris Matthews’ favorite) explains that this bank crisis is the Republicans fault, that the Democrats tried for two years to stop this by “reigning in…

To occupiers blaming Wall Street: The major cause of the 2008 collapse is…

By Steve McGough / October 12, 2011 /

The complete and total break down of the mortgage industry. It’s the primary reason you may have lost your home, are underwater with your mortgage, or can’t find a job. It was not Wall Street greed, it was the federal government who tinkered with the rules and screwed it up for everyone.

Would the Last Honest Reporter Please Turn On the Lights?

By Jim Vicevich / October 21, 2008 /

This from Brendan via Twitter: An incredible indicting article from Orson Scott Card … a Democrat, who wonders why the press has totally run from the Democrats involvement in the financial crisis. Frankly, so did I, for a second. Read it all. Isn’t there a story here?  Doesn’t journalism require that you who produce our daily paper tell the…

Dodd Under Fire For Allowing Bonuses-Video-Update: Dodd Responds

By Jim Vicevich / March 17, 2009 /

The NY Times is reporting (paragraph 16) that Chris Dodd included an exemption for bonuses like the ones given AIG in the February stimulus bill … I thought about adding this to Steve’s post on the Democrats going after Rob Simmons but this story is becoming bigger by the minute. The administration official said the Treasury…

The Experts

By Jim Vicevich / February 16, 2009 /

You’ll be stunned to learn that “Frontline” … bought and paid for with your tax dollars … and soon your stimulus money … has reportedly put together a documentary on the economic collapse that will air tomorrow night on PBS. The kicker is the expert list. Only two Congress people were interviewed. Mr. Dodd and…

Federal budget triples under Obama – yes TRIPLES

By Steve McGough / October 8, 2009 /

Jim Hoft over at Gateway Pundit is wondering where the heck the media is on this story. Why are they ignoring the fact the federal budget tripled between 2008 and 2009? For the last 12 months the deficit is $1.4 trillion.

Playbook: Cry racism when minorities do not qualify for mortgages

By Steve McGough / July 14, 2009 /

One of the biggest problems that caused the mortgage “crisis” was lending money to people who could not afford to pay it back. Fixing that problem required lenders to pay attention to income, credit scores, savings habits and debt ratios. Guess what happens?