Posts Tagged ‘banks’

Friendly Fire

30Mar09

Newsweek went with a cover story this week about President Obama being attacked by leftist economist Paul Krugman. In his twice-a-week column and his blog, Conscience of a Liberal, he criticizes the Obamaites for trying to prop up a financial system that he regards as essentially a dead man walking. This is the biggest threat […]


In the end, the answer was obvious. How does he support doing the wrong things at a critical moment? President Barack Obama has championed an economic stimulus package that Republican Gregg thinks is “focused on things that are extraneous to getting the economy going” with “too little investment in the underlying problem” — shoring up […]


A little nostalgia for the good old days – nearly ten years ago, when Democrats were last in charge, and the seeds of the financial crisis were planted. In a move that could help increase home ownership rates among minorities and low-income consumers, the Fannie Mae Corporation is easing the credit requirements on loans that […]