Quick Partial Index (all are links) To Cuomo's Corruption And Its Cost


Letter to Super DEBT Committee - Save $2 trillion dollars without harming Medicaid beneficiaries. link

Letter to Congress: save $200 billion in Medicaid in this year's budget.
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Congress notified of NY medicaid fraud by NYS link

Even with wildly optimistic pension earnings predictions, New York Debt per person including local debt is $24,195. For a family of four that is about $97,000. link

A. Latest on Chapter 10 Bankruptcy link 1 Link 2
B. Cuomo Budget Link 1 Link 2
C. NY Bonds Link1 Link 2 Link "Writing on Wall"

Cuomo as Governor
Medicaid Redesign Team: Medicaid Budget increases, not decreases Cuomo's Lobbyist Crony Heads Medicaid Redesign.
Cuomo's Lobbyist Crony renamed Consultant and all is well

1. Cuomo Stars as Captain Renault in Casablanca remake and link 2 Cuomo's repeat performances

2. Cuomo fails to follow Brown and cut his budget by 25%

3. More Cuomo fails to equal California's Brown

4. How States go bankrupt.

5. Cuomo and Medicaid headed nowhere

6. Look at Alternate currency: A Ron Paul, a $3 Cuomo, a California IOU

7. Cuomo's credit card taken away.

8. New Chapter 10 Federal Bankruptcy for States.

9. The new $3 Cuomo I.O.U.

10. Cuomo and NY Bondholders See The Writing On The Wall

11. New York Bankruptcy and Bond Devaluation

12. Cuomo Loads Up His Band Wagon With Committees For The Downhill Race With California

13. Ponzi to Madoff to Hevesi to DiNapoli; New York Learns About A Phony Safe 7.5% Pension Return

14 Economic Laws Lead Andrew Cuomo To A Hard Fall

15. Cuomo Meets "The Ghost Of NY Yet To Come"

16. Fiscal Disaster As Andrew Cuomo And His M.O. Are Slapped Down By Chinese Reality Checks

17. The New Word Order, "Nixon/Blogo/Cuomo" Predicates Andrew Cuomo's Fate

-Cuomo's prior corruption-

18. Cuomo Perfected His M.O. At HUD With $59 Billion Unaccounted For ; stealing the poor guys blind; Medicare $1.2 billion per year fraud; Multiple $50,000 bribes; Cuomo bungles criminal trial, rich executives walk;

19. The Second Cuomo's Smoking Gun: AEG Victory Celebration Needed Rev. Sharpton And Andrew Cuomo In The AEG Bag

20. Cuomo's Corruption Allowed $400 Million To Be Added to $1.2 Billion In NY Medicaid Fraud To Be Refunded By NY State To Federal Government

21. Andrew Cuomo Kisses And Makes Up With The Albany Swamp's Legislature Vermin, Reprobate Politicians, A Whore and Charles Rangel, Ashley Dupre, boss Vito Lopez, David Paterson, as obedient house boy, Andrew Farkas, who Cuomo accused of paying millions in kickbacks, and Allen Isaac (sex predator)

22. Sex Predator: Cuomo can clean his own nest

23. Cuomo changes pay to play to indirect payment and we're fooled

24. Cuomo bungles criminal prosecution

25. Cuomo covers up NY corruption

26. Cuomo covers up missing 9/11 Red Cross Money

27. $1.2 trillion loss resulted from the 50 % of $2.4 trillion in loans ordered by Cuomo at HUD, *Cuomo's smoking gun

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Cuomo And Fiscal Disaster: The Still Smoking Gun

Andrew Cuomo's gun which is still smoking and it's firing which caused our economic recession/depression is found copied below.   It's the official HUD release and the important parts are in red.   I've done the arithmetic for the financially challenged Cuomo:   50% of $2.4 trillion dollars is $1.2 trillion dollars in mortgages, which Federal TARP was supposed to bail out. 
  Verdict:  Andrew Cuomo:  Guilty of gross fiscal ineptitude leading to economic disaster; a clear and present danger to NY finances; sentenced to pay back from his campaign treasury all those  "disproportionately benefited minorities and city residents," who Andrew Cuomo had claimed to help with his mortgages.  
           They'll need a strong Kool-aid for those who would nominate him for Governor. 

HUD Archives: News Releases

HUD No. 99-131
Further Information:For Release
In the Washington, DC area: 202/708-0685Thursday
Or contact your local HUD officeJuly 29, 1999

See full chart of higher goals by metropolitan area

WASHINGTON - Housing and Urban Development Secretary Andrew Cuomo today announced a policy to require the nation's two largest housing finance companies to buy $2.4 trillion in mortgages over the next 10 years to provide affordable housing for about 28.1 million low- and moderate-income families.
Cuomo said the historic action by HUD raises the required percentage of mortgage loans for low- and moderate-income families that finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac must buy from the current 42 percent of their total purchases  to a new high of 50 percent  , a19 percent increase - in the year 2001. The percentage will first increase to 48 percent in 2000.
Commenting on the action, President Clinton said: "During the last six and a half years, my Administration has put tremendous emphasis on promoting homeowners and making housing more affordable for all Americans. Our housing programs and institutions have been a success. Today, the homeownership rate is at an all-time high, with more than 66 percent of all American families owning their homes. Today, we take another significant step. Raising the GSEs goals will help us generate increased momentum in addressing the nation's housing needs. I congratulate HUD Secretary Andrew Cuomo and the entire HUD team on their efforts in this important area."
"This action will transform the lives of millions of families across our country by giving them new opportunities to buy homes or move into apartments with rents they can afford," Cuomo said. "It will strengthen our economy and create jobs by stimulating more home construction, it will help ease the terrible shortage of affordable housing plaguing far too many communities, and it will help reduce the huge homeownership gap dividing whites from minorities and suburbs from cities."
The mortgage purchase requirement for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - known as the Affordable Housing Goals - was last set by HUD in 1995, under a requirement mandated by Congress. The goals came up for renewal this year, and HUD had the choice of leaving them unchanged, lowering them, or raising them. In addition to helping low- and moderate-income families, the new initiative will also increase the affordable housing goals for loans made to underserved areas and will raise the goal for mortgages to benefit families with very low incomes.
Under the higher goals, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will buy an additional $488.3 billion in mortgages that will be used to provide affordable housing for 7 million more low- and moderate-income families over the next 10 years. Those new mortgages and families are over and above the $1.9 trillion in mortgages for 21.1 million families that would have been generated if the current goals had been retained.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy mortgages for both individual homes and for apartment buildings.
Fannie Mae Chairman Franklin D. Raines joined Cuomo at the news conference in which Cuomo announced the HUD action. Raines committed Fannie Mae to reaching HUD's increased Affordable Housing Goals.
Others attending the news conference to express support for the new Affordable Housing Goals were National Association of Home Builders President Charles Ruma and Enterprise Foundation CEO Bart Harvey.
In addition, higher Affordable Housing Goals for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been sought by the U.S. Conference of Mayors, the National Low-Income Housing Coalition, FM Watch and other groups.
Congress gave HUD the responsibility of regulating Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac because the two companies are Government Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs) that were chartered by Congress. The policy announced today will be implemented by HUD regulations. Such regulations go into effect after review by Congress and the Office of Management and Budget, along with a period of full public comment.
The GSEs buy mortgages issued by banks, thrift institutions and other mortgage lenders, and then package the loans and sell them to investors as mortgage-backed securities. When Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac buy the mortgages from lenders, they provide the lenders with the cash needed to issue new mortgages.
Congress has given GSEs special advantages - such an exemption from all state and local taxes except property taxes, and an exemption from Securities and Exchange Commission registration requirements. In addition, the ties of the GSEs to government has helped them get the highest credit rating to reduce their borrowing costs, and has boosted investor confidence in the two companies, thereby helping to increase their earnings. The Treasury Department reports that the benefits of federal sponsorship are worth almost $6 billion annually to the GSEs.
The GSEs are publicly chartered to provide broad public benefits. Congress, through Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's Charter Acts and the 1992 GSE Act, required that the two GSEs, in return for their publicly provided benefits, extend the benefits of the secondary mortgage market to a broad range of Americans. These include low- and moderate-income families, first-time homebuyers, and residents of communities underserved by mortgage credit.
If Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac fail to make a good faith effort to achieve the Affordable Housing Goals set by HUD, the Secretary of HUD has the authority to impose civil money penalties of up to $10,000 for each day the failure occurs.
Families are considered as having low and moderate incomes if they make no more than the area median income, which varies by community. The national average for the median income is $47,800.
In addition to raising the low- and moderate-income goal from 42 percent to 50 percent, HUD acted to raise two other Congressionally mandated goals. A special affordable housing goal for families with very low incomes and low incomes (those with less than 60 percent and 80 percent of area median) jumps from the current 14 percent to 20 percent (a 43 percent increase). In addition, a geographically targeted goal for underserved areas (central cities, rural areas, and underserved communities based on income and minority concentration) goes from 24 percent to 31 percent (a 29 percent increase).
The increase in the Affordable Housing Goals is part of the Clinton Administration's overall strategy to increase homeownership and the supply of affordable rental housing in the United States.
America's homeownership rate hit a record annual high in 1998, with 66.3 percent of all households owning their own homes. A total of 69.1 million families owned homes at the end of 1998 - 7.3 million more than when President Clinton took office in 1993. However, the homeownership rate varies a great deal between cities and suburbs, and between whites and minorities, as the chart below shows:

WHITE (non-Hispanic) 72.6
BLACK (non-Hispanic) 46.1
The higher Affordable Housing Goals will disproportionately benefit minorities and city residents, helping to close the homeownership gap, Cuomo said.
In addition, the higher Affordable Housing Goals will help ease the crisis-level shortage of affordable housing documented by a HUD report issued in March. That report found that the number of families earning less than 50 percent of the area median income and either paying over half their incomes for rent or living in severely substandard housing remains at the record level of about 5.3 million

The Andrew Cuomo Male Babushka Doll; See His Smiling Face

Cuomo announces for Governor with video saying, "Andrew Cuomo works for us ... for my business and for my family;"  "I'm Andrew Cuomo, and I work for you;" and "Together, we can make New York great again. Let's get to work."  And on his campaign website, which includes titles like "New York doesn't work," Cuomo calls for "honest, effective government."

       If Cuomo wanted honest and effective government, why did and does he defend crooked NY Lawyers, crooked Judges and crooked State employees and not criminally prosecute them?  Here follows a small sample of actions defended by Cuomo involving only the First Department of the NY Courts' Four Departments which were grouped together at ExposeCorruptCourts.blogspot.com

1. (07cv09599) Anderson v The State of New York, et al 
   2. (07cv11196) Bernstein, et al v Appellate Division First Department Disciplinary Committee, et al 3. (07cv11612) Esposito v The State of New York, et al 
    4. (06cv05169) McNamara v The State of New York, et al
5. (08cv02391) McKeown v The State of New York, et al 
      6. (08cv02852) Galison v The State of New York, et al
7. (08cv03305) Carvel v The State of New York, et al
     8. (08cv04053) Weisshaus v The State of New York, et al
 9. (08cv04438) McCormick v The State of New York, et al
    10.(08cv05455) Capogrosso v The New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct, et al

        When Cuomo says he works for you and your family and business, what family/business is he referring to?  The Colombian Lawyers Association, or the lawyers with actions against NY State who contributed to his campaign treasury, or Wall Street's Goldman, who he hasn't criminally prosecuted?  After blowing away $1.2 trillion dollars, is Cuomo now going to tell us he learned something about government finances?
Is Cuomo telling us, he'll carry on his father's legacy, by not prosecuting Chief Judge Lippman and his Appellate buddy Judge Ramos for stealing $40 million dollars?
           Andrew Cuomo is the male image on the NY babushka (matryoshkas) doll.  Whereas in Russia, many began with  Mikhail Gorbachev, then Leonid Brezhnev, then Nikita Khrushchev, Josef Stalin and finally the smallest, Vladimir Lenin, the NY doll begins with Andrew Cuomo's smiling face announcing for Governor and descends through Andrew's various incarnations to an ultimate depravity.  Stay tuned here, as we look within the NY Cuomo Matryoshkas Doll.
(sneak preview,  A young Andrew nursing on the milk of corruption in the arms of the Eliot Spitzer doll)

Oh where, oh where is Andrew gone?

Oh where or where is our Andrew Cuomo gone?
Oh where, oh where can he be?
With his governor announcement time so shortly
and his camapign treasury so full;
Oh where, oh where can he be.

Paterson acts;
while Andrew dithers;
his legacy wanes;
as budget pains wax.

Poor Andrew, like Hamlet, suffers the arrows of outrageous spending excesses;
while waiting for his inherited acumen to arrive.

And what shall he do in the Federal court action;
be something for the People,
or something for the unions and nothing for a solution?

Oh where, oh where are you, Andrew? 


Cuomo: Elect me and Discover My Budget Solution

MLK paraphrased:  "Judge a man not on the color of his skin or his father's identity, but on the content of his character."

Is it time to sympathize with Gollum Cuomo?  He's entitled as his legacy to be governor.   He wants to be our messiah governor, restoring the legacy left by his father.  What should he do with the hearing on the restraining order about the NY budget?   Will he grant a personal hearing to the union bosses, if they or their attorneys contribute to his treasury and then purposely bungle the action on their behalf and blame it on the court.  Or follow the directives of Gov. Paterson.   How much money have union connected lawyers or unions contributed to his campaign treasury?   Will he use his 11th Amendment Argument against a federal district court as having no jurisdiction as he did in federal action 08-cv-0259 and in so many other cases against NY State that he defended in federal court?  Or is that argument reserved only for those who don't contribute to his treasury?

 What is Gollum Cuomo's solution to the NY budget crisis?  Must we wait until after he's governor to find out?  Does Gollum Cuomo believe the voters of NY were happy with the Bush legacy presidency, and receptive to a Cuomo legacy governorship?
   Please, Andrew Cuomo; forget the RING and your childhood silver spoon; tell us your budget solution and how it is different from your proclamation to give $1.2 trillion dollars in mortgages to those without resources to pay them back ?

Cuomo Bathes In His Own Hypocrisy In Buffalo

In Buffalo, the bully, Cuomo, has grabbed all the 'pay to play' marbles for himself, because his rules are for others and not for himself, as he is predestined by his father's legacy.  Comptroller, Thomas P. DiNapoli,  learned about  Cuomo's "do as I say, not as I do." When will Cuomo appoint an independent prosecutor to probe his office's and his personal dealings with  Global Strategies Group?
Doesn't the quote,  "Today's action is yet more evidence that kickbacks and corruption contaminated the Retirement Fund," said Robert Khuzami, director of the SEC' Division of Enforcement," apply equally to Cuomo's campaign funds which are kickbacks and corruption to Cuomo and his office and are received from attorneys with actions opposed to NY State's interests.  (described in the prior blog post, seen just below, dated 4/27/20100)

Andrew bathes in the Buffalo News headline, "Cuomo widens probe of  pay to play schemes," when he should have apologized "mea culpa" for his own pay to play indirect payment scheme.