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Archive for August, 2007

Reno 911

Posted by Stephen on August 30, 2007

OpEd by Ann Coulter

This week, congressional Democrats vowed to investigate Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’ firing of himself. Gonzales has said he was not involved in the discussions about his firing and that it was “performance-based,” but he couldn’t recall the specifics.

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McDonnell settles with another car title lender over illegal practices

Posted by Stephen on August 27, 2007

Attorney General Bob McDonnell has settled yet again with two more car title lenders. In an announcement yesterday, the Attorney General said he was “…pleased we were able to reach a fair and reasonable agreement… ”

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Posted in C. State Politics, E. Payday Lending, F. Business and Economy, I. Society | Leave a Comment »

Payday lending a moral issue?

Posted by Stephen on August 24, 2007

Faith group presses effort to cap interest rate at 36 percent

By PAMELA STALLSMITH

Ann Rasmussen of Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy said churches would be engaged on the issue.

In what they call a moral and not political campaign, members of Virginia’s faith community are launching a renewed effort to cap the interest rate of payday loans.

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It’s not Vick’s fault, after all…he’s black

Posted by Stephen on August 22, 2007

Writers into the Atlanta Journal Constitution have been attacking anyone and everyone that has claimed that Atlanta quarterback Michael Vick is a felon that should pay a legal price for his acts. Those that feel that Vick should face legal repercussions are apparently terrible people that, and this is the real kicker, are racist.

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Posted in D. Waynesboro, G. Education, I. Society, Op-Eds, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

NY Commisioner speaks to payday lending industry

Posted by Stephen on August 20, 2007

Many sub-prime lenders pray on families seeking the American Dream, hiding costs and penalties, downplaying the effects of variable rates, and pressing unaffordable loans for the purchase of fraudulently overvalued homes. 

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Advance America shares hit all time low

Posted by Stephen on August 15, 2007

Shares of Spartanburg payday lender Advance America hit an all-time low a day after a Pennsylvania court ruled the Spartanburg company violated that states consumer law.

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Absolutely Fabulist

Posted by Stephen on August 13, 2007

OpEd by Ann Coulter

In their latest demonstration of how much they love the troops, liberals have produced yet another anti-war hoax.

The New Republic has been running “true war” stories from a brave, anonymous liberal penning dispatches from Iraq. The famed “Baghdad Diarist” described his comrades joyfully using Bradley fighting vehicles to crush stray dogs, mocking a female whose face had been blown off by an IED, and defacing Iraqi corpses by wearing skull parts on their own heads.

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Did I miss the “hip” part?

Posted by Stephen on August 6, 2007

OpEd by Ann Coulter

CNN commentators keep telling us how young and hip the audience was for last week’s YouTube Democratic debate, apparently unaware that the camera occasionally panned across the audience, which was the same oddball collection of teachers’ union shills and welfare recipients you see at all Democratic gatherings.

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General Assembly should ban payday lending

Posted by Stephen on August 1, 2007

OpEd by: Michael H. Lane and Ward R. Scull III

Large-scale financial and business scandals such as Enron, Arthur Anderson, Long Term Capitol Management, Tyco, the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s and insider trading on Wall Street garner splashy media attention.

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Posted in C. State Politics, E. Payday Lending, F. Business and Economy, I. Society, Op-Eds | 2 Comments »