Thursday, June 26, 2008

Countrywide Corruption

The principal author of the Dodd-Shelby housing-bailout bill is Sen. Christopher Dodd, a Connecticut Democrat who chairs the Senate Banking Committee, which has jurisdiction over the mortgage market. Last week, Portfolio magazine revealed that Dodd was one of two U.S. senators who benefited from a program under which Countrywide Financial gave loans at favorable terms to the influential and the powerful.

The Editors on Countrywide Financial on National Review Online

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

April Case-Shiller Index

As usual, great charts for San Diego.
Looks like we are back to 2003 and heading into 2002 !

April Case-Shiller Index | Piggington's Econo-Almanac | San Diego Housing Bubble News and Analysis

Realty Check: Case-Shiller Price Index

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Abandoned change adds up for TSA

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has collected — and kept — more than $1 million in the past three years from airline passengers who forget coins at checkpoints.
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