Daily Archives: March 30, 2009

Judge Must Release Woman Sentenced to Jail for Being Poor, ACLU Says in Court Papers

Has it really come to this in our country….debtor’s prison?  This is really shocking to me.  Frankly, I wasn’t aware the state was supposed to be reimbursed for a stay in a juvenile detention facility. Here is the link to … Continue reading

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Jim Webb’s courage v. the “pragmatism” excuse for politicians

Reform of our criminal justice system is way over due and I’m very happy that our new senator from Virginia is taking this issue on. Saturday March 28, 2009 09:02 EDT Jim Webb’s courage v. the “pragmatism” excuse for politicians … Continue reading

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In Homeowners’ Latest Woe, Banks Are Skipping Foreclosures

The owner kicks the tenants out as the house is being foreclosed on and then the bank refuses to take possession of the property.  The bank holding the mortgage is defunct and the original mortgage holder can’t find the records … Continue reading

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Obama Says Automakers Not Moving ‘Fast Enough’

Obama is of the opinion that the companies aren’t changing fast enough to survive in this economic recession.  If the companies don’t restructure in a manner that will make them competitive they will have to use the bankruptcy code to … Continue reading

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GM CEO resigns at Obama’s behest

There appears to be a double standard at work. How many CEO’s of banks have been asked to resign? The Obama administration asked Rick Wagoner, the chairman and CEO of General Motors, to step down and he agreed, a White … Continue reading

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