Sunday, October 3, 2010

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The Jackals. ALERT! Remember Greg Palast Reports on the Battle Between Indigenous Ecuadorians and the U.S. Oil Giant Chevron? And Chevron oil demands Crude filmmaker hand over unseen footage? NOW Ecuador's president attacked by police: Country's leader trapped in hospital after assault, as government declares a one-week state of emergency. PALAST ON THE CASE: Crisis in Ecuador Greg Palast Interviews President Correa from Saturday, October 2, 2010. WATCH CRUDE: The real price of oil. The jackals seem to come out of the woodwork. From Yes Magazine Aug 18, 2010 Homeowners’ Rebellion: Could 62 Million Homes Be Foreclosure-Proof? The financial juggling that helped cause the 2008 crisis may be coming back to haunt banks—and help homeowners. "While not binding on courts in other jurisdictions, the ruling could serve as persuasive precedent there as well, because the court cited non-bankruptcy cases related to the lack of authority of MERS, and because the opinion is consistent with prior rulings in Idaho and Nevada Bankruptcy courts on the same issue." Now comes GMAC suspends foreclosure evictions and sales of seized property THEN JPMorgan Chase freezes foreclosure cases AND Bank of America freezes evictions in 23 states. Back to Yes Magazine: "MERS was developed in the early 1990s by a number of financial entities, including Bank of America, Countrywide, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac, allegedly to allow consumers to pay less for mortgage loans. That did not actually happen, but what MERS did allow was the securitization and shuffling around of mortgages behind a veil of anonymity. The result was not only to cheat local governments out of their recording fees but to defeat the purpose of the recording laws, which was to guarantee purchasers clean title. Worse, MERS facilitated an explosion of predatory lending in which lenders could not be held to account because they could not be identified, either by the preyed-upon borrowers or by the investors seduced into buying bundles of worthless mortgages....If courts overwhelmed with foreclosures decide to take up the cause, the result could be millions of struggling homeowners with the banks off their backs, and millions of homes no longer on the books of some too-big-to-fail banks. Without those assets, the banks could again be looking at bankruptcy. Perhaps these financial jackals won't get away KABOOM!!! REFERRAL OF CHASE HOME MORTGAGE AND MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC. TO FEDERAL PROSECUTOR Secretary Brunner, in two letters dated Aug. 11, 2010 and Sept. 1, 2010, referred matters of alleged notary abuse in thousands of home mortgage foreclosures by Chase Home Mortgage and the Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. to U.S. District Attorney Steven Dettelbach in Cleveland...Secretary Brunner made the following statement on the situation: “Mortgage foreclosure documents must be notarized according to the law. Requiring this is not an afterthought or an exercise of form over substance—the law must be followed when taking away someone’s home, regardless of the circumstances. For too long thousands of homes have been taken from consumers without proof that the foreclosing party actually has that right. Our courts must be cautious and require absolute adherence to the law. As the officer in Ohio who licenses notaries, I cannot stand idly by and watch financial institutions concoct a chain of title they never had by abusing the notary process." Of course none of this will be covered by the Sunday funnies where This Anampour conducts a forum on the ever-pressing question "Holy War: Should Americans Fear Islam?" while Meet the David gets a bye for the Ryder Cup golf match! Haha! Face the Bob gets guvs RICHARDSON, RENDELL and BTV fave SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS then a whitewash on 60 Minutes about KEN FEINBERG now doing the bidding of Bellicose Polluter (BP). NOTE: Despite what Feinberg says Washington's Blog reminds us Scientists: 40 Times More Cancer-Causing Toxics in Gulf than Before Spill ... Dispersants to Blame. State of the Candy gets political operatives Dem BRAZILLE vs. GOPher GUILLESPIE with DCCC's MENENDEZ vs. RNCC's CORNYN. Check the BTV alerts for more on the Ecuador and MERS stories. More new in the regular features including Ring of Fire with DAHR JAMAIL and DANA PRIEST, Max on GOLD and AntiWar Radio with KAREN KWIATKOWSKI. Lastly we have Glenn Greenwald U.N. Report finds Israel "summarily executed" U.S. citizen on flotilla, also not dare covered by the Sunday Funnies at all except for "passing a Resolution condemning the investigators themselves while defending Israeli actions, including the actions that resulted in the death of an American teenager. Is there any doubt that such a Resolution would pass with overwhelming bipartisan support, approaching unanimity -- as happens each and every time there is a controversy involving Israel? " The Brick TeeVee Crew couldn't make the One Nation Together gathering in DC but saw they had a nice turnout. And The Crew is awaiting the start of the MLB post-season! Check your local listings and enjoy your week!


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FULL COVERAGE of the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico CATASTROPHE at BP Oil Spill
»»» FBI RAIDS @ Democracy NOW! We speak to the targets of two of the raids and former FBI officer Coleen Rowley. WATCH NOW FBI Raids Homes of Antiwar and Pro-Palestinian Activists in Chicago and Minneapolis RELATED: FBI Raids and the Criminalization of Dissent by Amy Goodman @ TruthDig
»»» JEFF BIGGERS @ Democracy NOW! WATCH NOW Appalachia Rising: 100 Arrested at White House Calling for End to Mountaintop Coal Removal
»»» Chris McGreal of London Guardian. @ Democracy NOW! WATCH NOW 1st US Soldier of Alleged "Kill Team" Targeting Afghan Civilians Faces Military Tribunal for War Crimes
»»» HENRY RED CLOUD @ Democracy NOW! WATCH NOW Henry Red Cloud of Oglala Lakota Tribe on Native American Anti-Nuclear Activism, Uranium Mining, and the Recession’s Toll on Reservations
»»» Andy Kroll of Mother Jones @ Democracy NOW!WATCH NOW Lenders Forced to Suspend Thousands of Foreclosures after Admitting to Faulty Review Proce
»»» Ecuador Coup Attempt @ Democracy NOW!WATCH NOW Ecuador Declares State of Emergency as President Correa Escapes Attack from Rogue Armed Forces
»»» Charter School Privatization Propaganda @ Democracy NOW! Waiting for Superman, a new documentary by filmmaker Davis Guggenheim, has caused a stir in the education world for its sweeping endorsement of the charter school movement and attack on teachers unions. President Obama has endorsed the film, describing it as "heartbreaking" and "powerful," but some teachers have called for a boycott of the film for its portrayal of teachers and the teachers union. We speak to Rick Ayers, founder of the Communication Arts and Sciences program at Berkeley High School and adjunct professor in teacher education at the University of San Francisco. WATCH NOW "Waiting for Superman": Critics Say Much-Hyped Education Documentary Unfairly Targets Teachers Unions and Promotes Charter Schools
»»» GRITtv @ with Laura Flanders
»»» FEATURED SHOW @ GRITtv WATCH Markos Moulitsas: Conservatives, Corporations and Congress
»»» COMMUNITY VIDEO @ GRITtv WATCH Making the Invisible People Visible - JNaomi Klein noted as well, "We don't have the ability to make the economically disposed-of people visible." Indeed, all over the country people are struggling just to survive in the current economic climate. Invisible People is a project aimed at doing just what Klein asked--making those people visible again. In this clip, they bring us the story of Jean and her kids.
»»» NASCAR on ESPN It's the Price Chopper 400 presented by Kraft Foods from the Kansas Speedway! Coverage begins at 1 pm et
»»» MLB on TBS Yankees @ Red Sox 1:30 pm et
»»» MLB on ESPN Has ended. See you next season!
We're looking for the people who think shouting is annoying, counterproductive, and terrible for your throat; who feel that the loudest voices shouldn't be the only ones that get heard; and who believe that the only time it's appropriate to draw a Hitler mustache on someone is when that person is actually Hitler. Or Charlie Chaplin in certain roles. Are you one of those people? Excellent. Then we'd like you to join us in Washington, DC on October 30 -- a date of no significance whatsoever -- at the Daily Show's "Rally to Restore Sanity." Ours is a rally for the people who've been too busy to go to rallies, who actually have lives and families and jobs (or are looking for jobs) -- not so much the Silent Majority as the Busy Majority. If we had to sum up the political view of our participants in a single sentence... we couldn't. That's sort of the point. Get involved HERE!!!
Offshore Drilling is Not The Answer: Restore the Moratorium
from Surfrider Foundation (h/t jen)
The tragic and devastating oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is a stark reminder that offshore oil drilling is not the answer.
The Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded and sank has spilled millions of gallons of oil into the ecologically rich waters in the Gulf of Mexico and continues to gush 210,000 gallons of oil into the sea every day. The spill remains unabated and now has the potential to become one of the worst environmental disasters in U.S. history. The unfolding catastrophe clearly illustrates that offshore drilling is not safe and new technology is not fool proof.
Tell the Obama Administration new drilling is NOT THE ANSWER. Our coasts and the economy they support cannot withstand anymore!
We are reminded why the 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara and the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill led to state and federal moratoriums on offshore oil drilling. The tragedy in the Gulf of Mexico makes it clear that it is time once again time to restore those moratoriums.
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  • ANTIWAR RADIO with Scott Horton
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