Courant Calls Out Chris For Countrywide Circus

    Kudos to the Hartford Courant editorial board, with whom I rarely see eye to eye, for taking Dodd to task for playing games with regard to his Countrywide mortgage documents. U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd says he’s got nothing to hide. Yet for two months he’s issued confusing and conflicting statements on whether he’ll publicly release documents relating to two loans he and his wife | Read More »

    Even Socialists Think The Bailouts Are Insane

    Would you have ever imagined that you would read about the Russian Prime Minister lecturing the United States on the dangers of socialism? Courtesy of The Times: Vladimir Putin, the Russian Prime Minister, launched a swingeing attack on Western financial rescue packages yesterday, calling for a new world order to reverse the financial crisis. On his first visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, | Read More »

    Secret US Plan To Destroy Ukranian Economy Disclosed

    How else can you explain this? WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Senator Christopher J. Dodd is scheduled to give the keynote speech at a breakfast forum hosted by the Ukrainian Foundation for Effective Governance (FEG) and The Hill, on February 24in Washington, D.C., announced Nataliya Izosimova, Managing Director of FEG. [snip] “The event, focusing on ‘Building a Strong Economy for the Real Ukraine,’ will further | Read More »

    Dodd Gives Lecture On Moral Authority While O.J. Searches For Real Killer

    Have you ever read something so outrageous that you have to re-read it two or three times to make sure you got it right? Or heard something so implausible you’d never believe it if you hadn’t used the TiVo to replay it, just for confirmation? Think OJ, dedicating his life to finding the real killer. Well, I’ll put the following Chris Dodd statements, as reported | Read More »

    Dodd Retiring To Avoid Electoral Defeat in 2010?

    Dean Pagani has an interesting look at the future of Connecticut’s congressional delegation in The Hartford Business Journal, and finds it is quite possible that future does not include our current senators. Connecticut’s congressional delegation has been populated by the same seven to eight people for much of the last 25 years. Sens. Chris Dodd and Joe Lieberman have been at the top, dominating state | Read More »

    Schiff v. Dodd On Fannie And Freddie

    Promoted from diaries.  Ron Paul connection to Schiff for Senate, or no. – Moe Lane Via Market Speculator, here is a video put together by Schiff for Senate juxtaposing years of Dodd ignoring the problems of his campaign donors with Schiff predicting what has come to pass. Wouldn’t it be something to have a senator who had a clue? Cross-posted at The Artful Doddger.

    Chris Dodd Would Give Michael Jackson An Orphanage If He Promised In Writing To Behave

    Chris Dodd is still going with the whole Hope and Trust theory of fiscal governance, and even the Obama lemmings are pointing out the obvious. From the Daily Kos: Senate Dems, led by Chris Dodd, are refusing to add accountability provisions to the TARP money. Can’t have the taxpayers be protected from more stealing of taxpayer money. And from OpenLeft: Dodd’s willingness to just trust | Read More »

    Dodd: If Obama Pinky-Swears He’ll Be Responsible, Let’s Give Him $350 Billion

    So, Chris Dodd thinks the first installment of TARP funds has been “terribly mismanaged” by President Bush and his administration (forget for the moment that he was one of the lead negotiators and voted for the plan as is). As the leader of the Senate Banking Committee, he wants us to know that he is committed to making sure this terrible mismanagement doesn’t continue if | Read More »

    Union Leader Becomes Speaker of Conn. House

    It was just announced this week that representative Chris Donovan (D, Meriden, CT) is the next Speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives. What makes this a strike against good government is that Donovan is a former member of the Service Employees International Union. (Donovan info and further bio) So, we have a former union leader (and former as only having left union leadership a | Read More »

    WSJ Refuses To Forget About Dodd ‘s Deal

    A dead-on editorial in the Wall Street Journal today keeps the pressure on Chris Dodd to release the records from his sweetheart Countrywide mortgages that he promised over six months ago. The rest of the press corps may have moved on, but we’d still like to know. All the more so because former Countrywide Financial loan officer Robert Feinberg told us last fall that Mr. | Read More »

    Dodd on the Web: Annoying, Pompous and Unpopular

    Right Wing News has its annual list of most anoying liberals, and Chris Dodd makes the list at number 20. 20) Chris Dodd: Dodd, who ran a perfectly awful campaign for President, was one of the few candidates who didn’t get an invitation to join Barack Obama’s cabinet. Was it because he’s so tragically boring? No, it’s because not only was he, like Barney Frank, | Read More »

    Dodd Finally Takes Responsibility For Economic Collapse, Promises To Hold Himself Accountable

    Chris Dodd had the following to say about how he was deceived into forcing lenders to make billions of dollars by providing bad loans while taking their huge campaign contributions, ultimately resulting in the economic tsunami we are trying to weather. From The Hill: “The Banking Committee is examining this case to determine how so many people could have been deceived and how such a | Read More »

    Connecticut Post Gives Dodd Thumbs Down

    The Connecticut Post has another editorial giving Chris Dodd a much-deserved thumbs down. Thumbs down to U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd for his continued obfuscation over the particulars of his alleged special mortgage rate treatment. This needn’t be an issue, but if Dodd won’t answer questions, people are going to keep asking. He says there was nothing untoward about the mortgage rate he received from | Read More »

    Dodd Earns Some Free Publicity: Makes List of 2008’s Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians

    Congratulations are in order for Senator Dodd, who was recently awarded a spot on Judicial Watch’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” of 2008 list. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT): Question: Which member of the U.S. Senate took the most campaign money from corrupt institutions Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Answer: Chris Dodd, Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. Given this fact there is little reason to | Read More »

    Pravda, Connecticut

    The local newspaper in Bristol, CT, The Bristol Press, has been going through hard times and will likely have to close its doors due to mounting debt and declining revenue. Frank Nicastro, who represents Connecticut’s 79th Assembly district, thinks something should be done to prevent it. The media is a vitally important part of America, particularly local papers that cover news ignored by big papers | Read More »