The Greedy B*st*ards Can't Help Themselves

A great article today
"How the Banks are Worsening the Foreclosure Crises"

The banks cannot help themselves and unfortunately Congress is listening to the banking lobby. Every "new idea" to turn around this economy seems to start out with good intentions and then the banks get involved. Despite the best efforts of some ... the greed is too great.

[..]on Apr. 18, 2007, behind closed doors in an ornate hearing room in the marble-faced Dirksen Senate Office Building. Dodd told them they needed to get out in front of the foreclosure fiasco by adjusting loan terms so borrowers would continue to make some payments, rather than stopping altogether.