Monthly Archives: July 2011

Don’t Blame Our Democracy…

Popular Economics Weekly Please don’t blame our Democracy, old as it is—in fact, the oldest in the modern world—for the slowness of this recovery. Winston Churchill on hearing his Labor Party had been defeated in 1947, said in the House … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame Fannie and Freddie…

The Mortgage Corner Please don’t blame Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, guarantors of most of the housing market’s conventional mortgages and reason the housing market continues to function at all, for the housing bust. The bust was caused by the … Continue reading

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