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  • In This Week's City Paper

    On the cover, senior writer Van Smith examines the case of Jacqueline Folio, a BPD officer stung by an Internal Affairs Division "integrity test." For more on the mayor's plan to reduce crime--by going after cops--check out this position paper (or something like that) from 2001.
  • We Feed Dead People

    The Office of Legislative Audits posted a gem last week: 34 pages examining the checks and balances on the state's welfare overseers. You can find the whole thing here, but the highlight is this: Food stamps and welfare checks went out to hundreds of...

    I.G. Out

    Andrew Clemmons, the city of Baltimore's inspector general, is packing his desk on a Friday afternoon. "I'm out of here, man," he says without rancor. A government watchdog agency ostensibly independent from politics, the office of inspector general was...

    Primer on the Federal Bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Who are Fannie and Freddie?: Fannie and Freddie are private corporations implicitly (until Saturday; now explicitly) backed by the federal taxpayers. Congress chartered both companies (Fannie in 1938, Freddie in 1970) to "create liquidity" in the mortgage...

    Is Kashkari a Chump?

    Neel Kashkari, the Assistant Treasury Secretary respectfully known as Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson's Mini Me, took a mean grilling today at a House Domestic Policy subcommittee hearing, during which--according to this deftly edited YouTube video--...