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Hope for the Housing Market?

“The housing market began to cool down in 2005, seriously tank in 2007, and completely crashed in 2008. Now, in 2012, it looks like it will be another couple of ...

Why the Stimulus Failed

Well, New Republic senior editor Noam Scheiber is coming out with a book criticizing the Obama administration’s handling of the recovery, and one of the apparent revelations is that Christina Romer, ...

Housing in Dishonesty

Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised by President Obama’s demogoguery of the mortgage-industry and housing-market collapse in Falls Church today – after all, it is an election year — but it’s depressing ...

‘The Audacity of Weakness’

Michael Barone’s column on the “audacity of weakness” is worth another look even for those who have read it. He lays out a nice three-point case for why the Obama ...

Polling 2012

  A new Reason-Rupe poll of 1,200 Americans has found that Rick Perry & Mitt Romney are neck-and-neck in the Republican presidential nomination race. What may be more interesting, however, is that Americans ...

Help! Take My Wallet!

The trembler that rocked the nation’s capital yesterday has stimulated more discussion about how disasters might actually be good for the economy. Katherine Mangu-Ward has a nice blog post dispelling the myth ...

The Labor Divide

The Obama administration’s overbearing pro-labor policies might become a signature issue for the presidential election. After all, Obama appointees were the key to the recent National Labor Relations Board’s decision ...