Batten down the hatches, folks. We’re under assault from all sides. It is, to borrow a phrase from Jack Cafferty, getting ugly out there. Heads up: some strong words from an angry author, straight ahead.
Predatory lenders have caused a record number of home mortgage foreclosures . Credit card firms are extorting millions of dollars in “penalties ” from customers who have never made a late payment or gone over their credit limit. Insurance companies are weaseling out of billions of dollars’ worth of claims, using the zaniest excuses imaginable. […]