Complicity In All Corruptible Things

Our congress. Of, by and for the people has ceased to exist. Of course, we already knew that, but it makes me feel better in saying it out loud. In yet ANOTHER instance of corruption gone amouck in those hallowed halls, Judicial Watch released the results of its Freedom Of Information Act requests dating back to December 2008.

What did they find? Glad you asked.

•FHFA letter, dated March 26, 2007, from the director of the Office of Housing Enterprise Oversight (OHFEO), James B. Lockhart, to U.S. Senators Elizabeth Dole, Chuck Hagel, Mel Martinez and John Sununu: “This is a very serious issue. Freddie Mac’s inadequate systems and controls make it a significant supervisory concern. Furthermore, its lack of timely public disclosures deny market participants the essential financial information made available by all other publicly traded companies so that investors may make informed judgments.” The letter also mentions, “…Fannie Mae still has not filed financial statements for 2005 and 2006 and thus, they are not timely filers either.”
•FHFA letter, dated December 3, 2004, to Congressman Barney Frank: “On November 15, 2004 Fannie Mae filed a Form 12b-25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Fannie Mae indicated that its external auditors could not complete their reviews of its financial statements and noted the possibility of up to a $9 billion loss dating back to 2001. As a result, OHFEO has determined it will not provide a monthly capital classification at this time.”
•Letter dated June 16, 2006, from OHFEO Director Lockhart to Senator Chuck Hagel: “…In January 1999, Chairman and CEO Franklin Raines approved a recommendation made by the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (Tom Howard) and the Controller (Leanne Spencer) to defer recognition of $200 million in amortization expense. This deferral, along with other accounting decisions made at that time relating to provisions for loan losses and the recognition of low-income housing tax credits, allowed management to meet the EPS threshold for maximum bonuses.”

Overall, these documents show that Congress was made aware of the massive problems at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over the last six years. Yet liberals, led by Congressman Barney Frank, repeatedly blocked attempts to rein in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Was there EVERY any doubt that the pigs in congress were doing anything but screwing the American people out of their money in an effort to keep themselves, and those who buy their congressional votes, in power?

Get involved. Get active. Don’t let these crooks get away with this kind of crap again. I know, I am.

The revolution is at hand. Will you be a leader or a follower?

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3 thoughts on “Complicity In All Corruptible Things

  1. I’m just wondering…that was the timeframe that Bawney’s boyfriend was employed at one of those companies…how much compensation the above mentioned boyfriend got?
    Millons, would be my guess.
    Along the same lines…Bawney got called-out on it the other day by a student at Harvard. The student never got an answer, just a bunch of bluster and claims of a right-wing attempt to smear his name. WHAT a BLOWHARD(pun intended)!!!!!!
    The former ‘madam’ of his male prostitution operation out of his home really could care less, the dems are in charge and they are going to bring this country down to the level of Third World countries in order to further their aims of power and control over the public.
    Revolution, indeed!

    “If you don’t LOVE America…
    …why don’t you get the hell out !!!” -John Rich

  2. My pleasure…
    You know, ANYwhere but in our government, Bawney Fwank would have long ago been exposed for the FRAUD he is….along with his cronys Dodd, Pelosi, et al. Too bad they work for the U.S. Government and against we the people. What morons put them in place, anyway? Nevermind……dumb question.

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