NY Times on The ‘Independent’ Foreclosure Review Settlement – Surprise, Surprise: The Banks Win, Again

“So if you start to hear rumbling that the reviews didn’t turn up many misdeeds, you can discount it as nonsense. One could easily argue that this reported settlement was pushed by the banks so they could limit the damage they would have incurred if an aggressive review had continued.” ~ Surprise, Surprise: The Banks … Read more

OCC Foreclosure Reviewer: “Independent” Reviews Were Controlled by Banks, Which Suppressed Any Findings of Harm to Foreclosed Homeowners

OCC Foreclosure Reviewer: “Independent” Reviews Were Controlled by Banks, Which Suppressed Any Findings of Harm to Foreclosed Homeowners You simply must read this post if you care at all about the rule of law or can stand to see the gory mechanisms by which “regulation” has now become a fig leaf for criminal corporate conduct. … Read more

Fed Holds Up $10 Billion Fraudclosure Pact With Banks, OCC

Fed Holds Up $10 Billion Mortgage Pact With Banks, OCC The largest U.S. banks and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have agreed to a $10 billion settlement that would halt a lengthy review of thousands of foreclosure cases, according to people familiar with the discussions. But a final deal is being held … Read more

RUN HIDE FIGHT | DHS Releases Video On Responding To Mass Shootings

Yes, this is for real… DEVELOP A SURVIVAL MINDSET Awareness and Preparation: Take time to understand your surroundings and environment before an emergency occurs. Ask yourself, “What if?” questions and develop a plan. IN AN ACTIVE SHOOTER EMERGENCY Make a decision, trusting your instincts, to take action to protect yourself to survive the situation. You … Read more