Over 48 Million Americans Live in Poverty

Over 48 Million Americans Live in Poverty Over 48 million Americans live in poverty, according to a special report by the Census Bureau Thursday. It provides an alternative look at the worst off people in the nation than the official numbers that come out in September. Government programs such as food stamps do help some … Read more

FL 1st DCA: LACOMBE v DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, as Trustee for LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST

FL 1st DCA: LACOMBE v DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, as Trustee for LONG BEACH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST From the opinion… It is well-settled that: A plaintiff who is not the original lender may establish standing to foreclose a mortgage loan by submitting a note with a blank or special endorsement, an assignment of the … Read more

Americans Face Post-Foreclosure Hell as Wages Garnished, Assets Seized

Americans Face Post-Foreclosure Hell as Wages Garnished, Assets Seized (Reuters) – Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare: debt collectors are chasing them down for the money they still owe by freezing their bank accounts, … Read more

For Bank Of America, Crime Is Now An Ordinary Course Of Business

For Bank Of America, Crime Is Now An Ordinary Course Of Business In short: between Q4 2011 and Q3 2014 Bank of America produced “Net Income” of $15.9 billion. However, the amount of added back “one-time, non-recurring” legal expenses is a stunning $28.9 billion: two of every three dollars, non-GAAP as they may be, comes … Read more

From Mayberry to Martial Law: The Transfer of Military Surplus to Domestic Police

From Mayberry to Martial Law: The Transfer of Military Surplus to Domestic Police “The means of defense against foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home.” – James Madison, the Federalist Papers As Americans, we’ve always been leery of using the military to police our citizens. But some critics say that the “militarization of … Read more