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Why is the U.S. Government in the Mortgage Loan Business?

BY ALAN CARUBA It is often truly astonishing to me the harm done by the way the federal government was expanded well beyond its constitutional...

Bankston: Was That Really Prosperity?

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III During the recent presidential election and in our current “fiscal cliff” debates over tax and spending policies, I’ve heard frequent...

End Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Now

Stop the Menendez-Boxer Sideshow DAVID C. JOHN, HERITAGE FOUNDATION It is time to end Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. For over four years, Congress has failed...

What if Fannie and Freddie Were Eliminated?

MIKE BROWNFIELD, HERITAGE FOUNDATION For the past several years, it’s not been an uncommon sight in Anytown, USA, to drive down the street and see...

Gingrich Credits Freddie/Fannie For Stable Housing Finance System

Liberty Alerts, Corruption Chronicles Weeks after a global news agency revealed Newt Gingrich made upwards of $1.5 million as a Freddie Mac consultant, interesting information...

Giveaway Nation

By Alan Caruba I am not sure that Americans, the generations born since the New Deal of the 1930s, are ready to give up all...

True Cost of Fannie, Freddie Bailouts: $317 Billion, CBO Says

Liberty Alerts, Matt Cover, CNSNews.com The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says the real cost of the federal government guaranteeing the business of failed mortgage...

Govt.-Bailed Mortgage Cos Paid Execs $35.4 Mil

The scandal-plagued mortgage giants bailed out by U.S. taxpayers awarded the inept executives responsible for their financial ruin with millions of dollars.

Good Riddance to Fannie & Freddie

By Alan Caruba I have this theory that we, the adults, all function at the emotional level of 13-year-olds, the age of bar mitzvahs...

Bankrupting America

The very word “budget” suggests a financial plan that one expects to live within, based on how much money one earns.

Obama Admin. Sued to Obtain Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Records

"We hope the appellate court puts a stop to the Obama administration’s unprecedented secrecy,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton.

The Cause Of, And Cure For Economic Woes — Henry Lamb

Henry Lamb outlines a little bit of the history of socialist inspired government intrusion into the housing market, how nonsensical this intrusion is, how it hurts us, and what me must do to turn it around.

Murdering America — Alan Caruba

We are all witnesses to the crime; the deliberate murder of the United States of America. In just under a year and a half, the White House in collusion with the Democrats in Congress has conspired not to “save” America from a financial crisis they created, but to kill America through a series of multi-billion dollar “bailouts” that have two things in common. (1) They did not work and (2) they have created levels of national debt beyond anything in the entire previous history of the nation.

How the U.S. Can Become Greece — Alan Caruba

Greece will be loaned billions that it is not likely to ever repay. Meanwhile, Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Ireland are financially shaky as well. England is not much better off and the United States is printing money in the basement of the Federal Reserve while also borrowing it from China, Japan, and everyone else.

Should Government Control Wall Street?

One wonders how in the world any venerable and respected rating agency could make errors of this scale.

Legends of the Fall: The Real and Imagined Sources of Our Bubble Economy

Free Enterprise Zone, The Freeman, Richard W. Fulmer Preface The Foundation for Economic Education is pleased to announce that Richard W. Fulmer of Humble,...

Government Sucks at Most Things — Alan Caruba

In the midst of the heated debate over healthcare “reform”, we need to remind ourselves of how superior the private sector is to our now bloated, wasteful, and inefficient government. The bill that the Democrats and the president are desperately trying to foist on Americans is a nightmare to be avoided at all costs.