Bailout


Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.

By Against Crony Capitalism April 1, 2015   Uncle Sam’s Favorite Corporations—the companies that have gained the most from federal grants, special tax preferences, loans, and loan guarantees.     This is an excellent report from Good Jobs First, a “good government” advocacy group, which also maintains the very useful SUBSIDY TRACKER tool. The report […]

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Bailout is Back: Fannie and Freddie Likely Need “Additional Treasury Investment” After Derivatives Losses

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com March 19, 2015   Bailout is Back: Fannie and Freddie Likely Need “Additional Treasury Investment” After Derivatives Losses     There is trouble again for federal mortgage backers and bailout queens Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, whose failures helped to trigger the housing market collapse and subsequent 2008 economic crisis. The […]


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Bloodthirsty Bankers: “I Would Crawl on Broken Glass Dragging My Exposed Junk to Get This Deal”

By Mac Slavo SHTFplan.com   Bloodthirsty Bankers: “I Would Crawl on Broken Glass Dragging My Exposed Junk to Get This Deal”   Many Wall Street bankers would do anything – literally anything – to make money. That makes for a harsh reality when you consider that the fate of the entire economy of the United […]