Doug Pierce

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Papa John's: Pizza With A Side Of Koch And Climate Denial

The Koch Brothers held a relatively secret retreat on August 3 of this year, at the St. Regis Hotel and Resort in Dana Point, California. Journalists …

Dissent in Bernie's camp

The candidacy of Sanders adviser Larry Lessig could complicate matters.<p>An adviser to Bernie Sanders has been quietly urging the candidate to hone in even more on getting big money out of politics. Now, he’s aggravated some in the Vermont senator’s inner circle by announcing he will explore his own …

Why Liberal Millennials Love a Cantankerous 73-Year-Old From Vermont More Than Hillary Clinton

I have never heard anyone refer to Bernie Sanders' "handlers," like they have referred to Hillary Clinton's handlers here, here and here, because unlike Hillary Clinton whose every step seems deliberate, Bernie Sanders appears raw, honest and real as evidenced by his trademark unkempt hair and his …

Mortgage Lending is NOT Out of Control!!

This year, both Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae have introduced new programs that only require a 3% down payment on a mortgage in order to purchase a home. …

Freddie Mac

After earning billions in profits, Fannie, Freddie reform further than ever

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Despite years of hand wringing on Capitol Hill over the need to protect taxpayers by reforming the U.S. housing-finance …

Congress's Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Freddie Mac selling off $632 million in non-performing loans

As part of its ongoing effort to offload non-performing loans, <b>Freddie Mac</b> announced the auction of four pools of deeply delinquent loans, totaling …

Real Estate

The radical Bernie Sanders idea that could reclaim America for the 99 percent

Bernie Sanders has brought new attention to the perils of inequality. What if he could do even more?<p>Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has electrified the 2016 presidential race with his no-nonsense energy, authenticity, and class-politics platform. Some of his proposals have already made right-wing heads …

Don't Give Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac's Business Away To TBTF Banks

Don’t Give Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac’s Business Away To TBTF Banks by Investors Unite<p>We were pleased to see the Community Mortgage Lenders of America …