Banking Industry

CNN Plays Scrooge in Credit Card Hit Piece

CNN "American Morning" attacked the credit card industry Dec. 17, 2008 for its "warm and fuzzy" holiday ads. Carol Costello took a stand against the companies and promoted expected Fed regulations.

Inhofe: Paulson Used Scare Tactics To Push Bailout

  • Jpoor
  • November. 18. 2008
Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla., revealed details of Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson's conference call to a Tulsa radio station and is set to introduce legislation to make bailout spending transparent.

Bailout Math: 14 X 5 = 25

  • DannyG
  • October. 24. 2008
Think about the current financial bailout in the United States, and then ask yourself: Who's the banker and who's the government in this clip from "Ma And Pa Kettle."

The Missing Barney Frank Joke

  • DannyG
  • October. 8. 2008
When "Saturday Night Live" revised its bailout skit, the show removed two jokes made at the expense of Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Barney Frank. Here they are.

CNBC Anchor: Tax Extenders Are 'Crap'

  • Jpoor
  • October. 1. 2008
Melissa Francis, a co-host on CNBC's "The Call" used a succinct one-word term to describe the tax extenders in the Senate's bailout legislation: crap.