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By thisistwitchy  •  September 23, 2004 11:02 AM

The Washington Post notes a new report slamming shoddy accounting practices at Fannie Mae, the behemoth, federally chartered mortgage finance company that receives a host of government benefits and exemptions from normal securities regulations: Though it didn’t quantify the effect of what it called pervasive misapplication of accounting rules on the company’s books, the report […]

The K Street president

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 13, 2014 07:19 AM

The K Street president by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2014 Wonder of wonders: The Washington press corps woke up. Finally, mainstream journalists are onto Barack Obama’s game. Their breaking-news shocker? Turns out all that “hope and change” stuff was just hot air. A new report from the D.C.-based press shows that — gasp — […]

Your guide to sleazy Democratic Party-backed banks

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 18, 2012 09:05 AM

Photoshop credit: Commenter jeffjackie Your guide to sleazy Democratic Party-backed banks by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod and his hatchet people are still yammering about GOP presidential rival Mitt Romney’s overseas investments. It’s time for the Romney campaign to educate voters about all the shady financial institutions embraced by […]

Indiana GOP Sen. candidate Richard Mourdock vs. Beltway GOP establishment

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 30, 2012 11:03 AM

Tea Party activists who have closely watched GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor won’t be surprised by this crapweasel move against grass-roots GOP Senate challenger Richard Mourdock: DICK LUGAR AND HIS WASHINGTON ESTABLISHMENT ALLIES MOBILIZE DEMOCRATS IN GOP PRIMARY Lugar, Cantor-Allied Young Guns Network Encourage Hoosier Democrats To Vote For Lugar In GOP Primary On […]

For Liljenquist, Mourdock, and Cruz: A Tea Party Senate takeover

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 15, 2012 08:00 AM

For Liljenquist, Mourdock, and Cruz: A Tea Party Senate takeover by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 The tea party isn’t dead. It’s just looking down ballot. While fiscal conservatives remain split over the GOP presidential candidates, grassroots activists are coalescing around a stellar slate of limited-government candidates looking to reinforce and reenergize the right […]

Middle Class Payroll Tax Cut Extension Comes Courtesy of Mortgage Fees on Home Buyers

By Doug Powers  •  February 6, 2012 01:36 PM

**Written by Doug Powers During the clamor to pass an extension of the payroll tax cut, President Obama asked “What does $40 mean to you?” His opponents of the way the extension was handled might now be able to counter with, “What does $9,500 mean to you?” (CBS News) Just before Christmas, American workers got […]

One cheer for the belated SEC lawuit against Fannie/Freddie execs

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 16, 2011 11:53 AM

It’s a start. Sorry I can’t get more enthusiastic than that. But knowing the long history of Fannie/Freddie execs escaping accountability, expectations must be managed. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing a half-dozen Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac officials for fraud and deception. “All individuals” will be held accountable for the Enron-style financial mess they […]

Breaking: Barney Frank will not seek re-election

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 28, 2011 09:54 AM

Buh-bye. The news just broke over Twitter via WBZ Radio. All together now: DLTDHYOTWO! The original Tweet: Here. Press conference at 1pm Eastern: Congressman Barney Frank will hold a press conference in Newton Monday to formally announce and answer questions about his decision not to run for re-election in 2012. Frank of Massachusetts 4th Congressional […]

Who’s afraid of Tea Party’s federal debt solutions? Dirty Harry and his henchmen

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 17, 2011 02:36 PM

What are Dirty Harry and his Democratic henchmen so afraid of? Simple: Concrete solutions to kick-the-can-down-the-road fecklessness. FreedomWorks explains: Senate Rules Committee staff on Thursday removed microphones and locked the doors of a hearing room in the Russell Senate Office Building where an informal hearing was scheduled to review the findings of the Tea Party […]

White House Orders Review of Energy Department Loans

By Doug Powers  •  October 28, 2011 04:49 PM

**Written by Doug Powers What are the odds this review determines that there was indeed malfeasance during their watch?** **The Rhetorical Question of the Day was brought to you by QuietRock soundproof doors. When you don’t want to hear the answer, make it QuietRock! From Fox News: The White House has ordered a review of […]