Too Big To Fail used to be a joke. It became an insult hurled by Occupy Wall Street or the Tea Party at the big banks, but that’s all it was. It was never an expression that had any legitimacy. It was just a nice little way for the media to classify the banking industry in a ready-made slogan. Guess […]
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Home for the holidays? Long before we knew what an ‘Occupier’ was, Florida foreclosure defense attorney Roy Oppenheim talked about what he called Shay’s Rebellion 2.0 , a silent rebellion across the country of frustrated homeowners railing against the banks. Well that rebellion is no longer silent. In fact’s it’s a deafening roar. This week Occupy Wall Street […]
60 Minutes shed light on an alarming statistic: two thirds of Florida homeless families live on the street, many as a result of foreclosure. South Florida Law Blog and Oppenheim Law question the role Wall Street played in moving the staggering 16 million homeless in the U.S. from living on Main Street to living in cars and shelters. While some […]
What happens when Congress treats Wall Street and the banks as though they are a fourth branch of the government? Protests, demonstration and police bullying? While New Yorkers attempt a peaceful protest aimed at the big banks, NYPD officers bully, choke and drag those attempting to rally at the Occupy Wall Street demonstration.