Regular Brasscheck TV viewers know that throughout its second term, the Bush administration actively interfered with states that attempted to enforce their own state lending laws.
Bush & Co. used the Office of the Controller of the Currency to sue states like New York to stop them from going after predatory lenders.
Bush Jr. is not the first Bush to get "hands on" involved in shaping the lending industry to his will.
Many know that one of this brothers, Neil, was part of a spectacular Savings & Loan failure in the 1980s.
What far fewer people are aware of is how deeply the CIA, organized crime and, George Bush Sr. were involved in the Savings & Loan disaster which caused US taxpayers and estimated trillion dollars plus.
The term of art for these kinds of operations is a "bust out."