Archive for January 22nd, 2009

Fannie Mae’s First Chief Credit Officer Blames Government for Sub-Prime Meltdown »

In an insightful interview, Fannie Mae’s first Chief Credit Officer, Edward Pinto, corroborates our Research Fellow Stan Liebowitz‘s Independent Policy Report, Anatomy of a Train Wreck: Causes of the Mortgage Meltdown. Interviewed by Chip Hanlon, President of Delta Global Advisors, Pinto discusses how the affordable housing/lending lobby chipped away at lending standards until there...
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Big “Duh,” No. 1 »

Here’s a headline no one should be surprised to see: “Political Interference Seen in Bank Bailout Decisions“ (Nor surprised to see Barney Frank the poster boy for such: see also “‘Saturday Night Live’ Lampoons the Bailout“)

Halbrook Testimony on C-SPAN on Nominee Eric Holder for Attorney General »

Here is Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook on C-SPAN on January 16th before the Senate Judiciary Committee, testifying against the confirmation of Eric Holder, Jr., for Attorney General of the U.S. Dr. Halbrook’s full written testimony is available here. He is the author of the recent Independent Institute book, The Founders’ Second Amendment: Origins...
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New Libertarian E-Journal »

It’s Libertarian Papers, edited by Stephan Kinsella: Welcome to a new type of libertarian publication: fast, scholarly, accessible to all. Libertarian Papers is a peer reviewed, exclusively online interdisciplinary journal. We welcome contributions on any suitable topic of libertarian scholarship, including philosophy, economics, legal theory, political science, history, and social/cultural analysis and philosophy. Libertarian...
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