:::: UPDATE :::: Macalester protesters heeding nature's call in kitty-litter box during sit-inAs the Wells Fargo-protesting sit-in at Macalester's Weyerhaeuser Hall enters its third day, student protesters have issued a response to the memos written by administrators that we shared with you yesterda ... More >>
Organization builds a tight-knit national community while preventing foreclosures
Franken wants Fannie/Freddie to put their money where their mouth is. Today, Senator Franken plans to introduce legislation that would help more homeowners refinance their home mortgages, saving them money and, in some cases, helping them keep their homes.Franken's Helping Homeowners Refinance Ac ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, Donald Trump: Press star-three and reach for the stars.Michele Bachmann held her surprise-party tele-townhall with Donald Trump last night, allowing the two of them to show off their finest skills. Trump, as is well known, is probably the hardest blowing blowhard in American pol ... More >>
Cheryl Downey and Malcolm LeFever want Wells Fargo to let them occupy their home of nearly 20 years.On Friday afternoon, protesters from local labor organizations will join with Occupy MN activists to march from Peavey Plaza to the Wells Fargo Center. The march has been dubbed the "Don't Foreclos ... More >>
Bachmann gets her news from sources that haven't been easy on her lately.During the question and answer session at the National Press Club this afternoon, most of of Michele Bachmann's answers were predictable.Yes, she's still against raising the debt ceiling. Yes, she still thinks Fannie Mae and ... More >>
Bachmann says one thing in public in, and does another in private.Michele Bachmann used federally backed home loans from Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac just weeks before she denounced those programs and called for them to be dismantled, according to the Washington Post. Experts who reviewed the home l ... More >>
People often say we eat with our eyes, but tonight I ate with my nose. About a block and a half away from C & G's Smokin' Barbecue I got a whiff of that wonderful BBQ smoke aroma. By the time I got to the little four table one-year-old restaurant I was hungry as a Fannie Mae for another bail ... More >>
Administration lax on cleaning up AIG, Bear Stearns, and Lehman Brothers
The Minnesota Home Ownership Center says people at risk of losing their homes should act NOW if they want some help from the government.
Michele Bachmann is hitting the financial meltdown issue hard, particularly since it is one of the few issues she can get some voters to ... More >>
Neighbors say Pawn America will bring nothing but trouble. Strapped customers say it's their last resort. The City of Minneapolis just says no.
Minneapolis's brave new riverfront will have parks, museums, and upscale condos. Who said subsidized housing was just for the poor?