David J. Theroux | Wednesday October 6, 2010 at 7:39 PM PST | 4 Comments
From the synopsis for the forthcoming film, “The Socialist,” to be released in November 2010: Every age seeks visionaries to leave, in the wake of their genius, a changed world—but rarely are they found without a few strikeout also-rans getting a crack first. In 2008, millions of Americans thought they had found the real...
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David J. Theroux | Wednesday December 30, 2009 at 9:55 PM PST | 0 Comments
Syndicated columnist and bestselling author Dave Barry’s provides an incisive and hilarious, month-by-month review of the year 2009, “Dave Barry’s year in review: 2009.” As he begins: It was a year of Hope—at first in the sense of “I feel hopeful!” and later in the sense of “I hope this year ends soon!” It...
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David J. Theroux | Thursday January 22, 2009 at 10:46 PM PST | 8 Comments
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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