By Randall Holcombe | Wednesday August 25, 2010 at 10:55 AM PDT | 3 Comments
Five years ago, as the housing bubble was ramping up, affordable housing was a big issue. Today, as housing prices have fallen after the bubble burst, I may be one of the few people who thinks housing prices are still too high. [Also see the recent book, Housing America: Building Out of a Crisis.]...
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Tags: affordable housing, Budget and Tax Policy, building codes, Economics, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Free Market, Government subsidies, Housing, Housing America, housing bubble, Land use, land use regulations, recession, sub-prime mortgages, Urban Issues
By Jonathan Bean | at 5:48 AM PDT | 6 Comments
I normally do not circulate “viral email” but these rebellious ditties remind me of what circulated in the run up to the 1938 election—an election that walloped the New Deal upside the head (although existing programs remained in place). Source: Origin unknown. Following this Dr. Seuss post is some anti-New Deal humor. Critics of...
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Tags: Barack Obama, Budget and Tax Policy, Business, Dr. Seuss, Economics, Elections, New Deal, Presidential Power