A modest proposal

    The root of our current financial crisis is, of course, the rapid deflation of the housing bubble. Let’s assume for the purpose of discussion that the consequences of allowing this downturn to follow its natural course are sufficiently dangerous to warrant our adoption of policies favoring home sellers over new home buyers. Can we use immigration policy to stimulate the housing market? For years, hi | Read More »

    McCain’s housing problems and Hillary

    What does the Obama campaign have against strong, independent women? The attack on John McCain for the sin of being married to a business woman who does not consult him in all her real estate dealings is ill timed, hitting the airwaves days before Obama announces he would rather choose a tired Washington hack for his running mate than his party’s second most popular figure. | Read More »