Morning Maddow: The US Foreclosure Crisis Is A Massive Crime Scene

Have the Feds finally woken up, or is President Obama’s new initiative ordering the Justice Department to finally investigate possible criminal wrong doing by lenders in the “man-made disaster” that is the US foreclosure crisis merely an election-year PR ploy? Rachel puts the man charged...

Velvet Bentgrass-roots Group Exposed

Eleven checks totaling $2.75 million does not a grassroots movement make, that is unless you are talking about Velvet bentgrass-roots. AAN does, however, have to make certain public disclosures with the IRS, and the Washington Post has a story on what a new filing from the group shows: American Action...

Ryan Budget Plan Splayed Out for All to See

Many thanks to The Nation’s Chris Hayes for tweeting this link earlier. To no one’s surprise other than possibly the man-crushed beltway media, after closer inspection the “brave” budget proposal put forward by Paul Ryan in fact does nothing at all to address the deficit. Even some...

Is Fox News Passing Off Issue Advertising as News?

The answer would seem to be a resounding YES. In five consecutive hours of live reports on Tuesday, a Fox Business correspondent, Adam Shapiro, was stationed at Cambridge of California, a small furniture manufacturing facility in Gardena. Mr. Shapiro repeatedly said the proposition could drive businesses —...

Two Yids, a Con, and Pizza Place

It’s always fun to read those “where are they now” stories, especially when it involves one of them working in a pizza place out of a halfway house.  The Jewish Times Baltimore is reporting that  disgraced lobbyist, Jack Abramoff, is working at Tov Pizza a kosher pizza shop in Baltimore. ...

Blagoneivich!

I just wanted to be the first to use that headline — the news itself is pretty predictable.  Poor Geraldo and his enormous porn ‘stache must be bummed. The Daily Show With Jon StewartM – Th 11p / 10c Scumdog Million-Hairs – Geraldo Interview Daily Show Full Episodes Funny Political...

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