January/26/2016 5:27AM
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Went to see the movie The Big Short. Pretty well done. It will help Bernie and his war against Wall Street. But, as usual with Hollywood, there are a few pieces left out. The roles of the government- owned and controlled mortgage insurers Freddie, Fannie, and the FHA were left out. Of course, without their guarantees none of the bad Read the full article…

October/27/2015 12:50PM
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Let’s see, the only compelling reason is to prove government does it better. How is government doing? Mortgage loans. Freddie, Fannie, and the FHA were the true culprits in the housing bubble. If banks had to take the risk for the shaky mortgages they wrote, they would have written far fewer. And, if you recall Read the full article…

September/28/2015 5:37AM
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These are excerpts from an article by Austin Berg of the Illinois Policy Institute. Illinois’ second-largest college was revealed on Oct. 2(2014) to have hidden more than $95 million in spending since 2009, according to data from American Transparency’s openthebooks.com. The waste therein has cost students and taxpayers dearly. Illegitimate spending at the College of Read the full article…