by | Nov 16, 2017

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) may have had the best response to yesterday’s resignation announcement by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. The statement, sent to reporters and posted on her website consisted of just two words: “Good riddance.” Wagner…

by | Sep 27, 2017

In the private sector and during his short time as president, Donald J. Trump has never been shy about firing subordinates. Yet some powerful Obama holdovers seem to have a puzzling staying power. The recent decision of the Justice Department…

by | Jun 13, 2017

Inside Job was one of the worst documentaries ever to win an Oscar. The 2010 flick, in which Matt Damon narrates the supposed roots of the 2008 financial crash, is dumb. It’s not Fahrenheit 9/11 dumb, of course, but it’s…

by | Jul 1, 2016

Beware the politician who claims that he has a surefire piece of legislation that will give you the relief you need. Be especially wary of any politician who promises that a piece of legislation will pass on some sort of…

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