Forbes: Obama Oversells His Mortgage ‘Rescue’
According to Forbes Magazine, the Obama administration is overestimating the number of homeowners who will be helped by their mortgage plan. Instead of helping 9 million homeowners as Obama claims, the greatest number that could be helped is closer to 5 million: President Barack Obama plans to spend $275.0 billion to rework or modify up to 9.0 million troubled American mortgages, but his program isn’t | Read More »
CPAC Straw Poll Results
We have the results of the CPAC straw poll of preferences for the 2012 presidential race: Mitt Romney — 20 percent Bobby Jindal — 14 percent Sarah Palin — 13 percent Ron Paul — 13 percent Newt Gingrich — 10 percent Mike Huckabee — 7 percent Mark Sanford — 4 percent Rudy Giuliani — 3 percent Tim Pawlenty — 2 percent Charlie Crist — 1 | Read More »
Is Obama Planning a North American Common Market?
In his current Canadian trip, Barack Obama has attracted a lot of attention for his statement that he would like to modify the NAFTA accord to give a higher status to labor and environmental standards. There’s been some blowback from Canada, but reaction has been relatively muted. What is surprising is that the reaction in Mexico has been muted as well. Given the Mexican government’s | Read More »