I have written three times before about the supposed settlement between the federal government and black farmers. The first time I only mentioned it; the second time, about a month later, I reported that they still hadn’t been paid because Congress hadn’t passed a bill approving the payments. The last time I wrote about it, […]

The economy isn’t fixed yet, and it’s taken another big bank with it. This time it’s Colonial BancGroup, based out of Montgomery, AL, and now the 5th largest bank failure in our country’s history. And what brought it down? Real estate, of course. They were a big lender to developers in Florida and Nevada, and […]