Episode

5/19 David Dayen: Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud

May 19, 2016

Roger Stone tells Alex Jones that if he is killed blame the Clintons.

David Dayen author of Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street’s Great Foreclosure Fraud explains why he told the bottom up story of the foreclosure crisis. The three individuals that Dayen followed to understand banking corruption in the housing market. Scams, fraud and mortgage loans. How illegality was built into the market. Mers and why everyone is susceptible mortgage fraud. The fraudulent document industry. The development of CDOs. How the mortgage security industry became such a mess. Why compensation models incentivized awful behavior in the mortgage market and the inspiring stories of three ordinary people who expose Wall Street’s fraud.

On The Fun Half: will Donald Trump lead to Civil War? Stuart Varney says Egypt Air crash helps Donald Trump. We hear from Right Wing Mandela’s press spokesman “John Miller”. Bigotry against the LGBT community in North Carolina. Why CNN is freaking out of Bernie Sanders and your calls and IMs.

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