Season of Goodwill

Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (9) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com A lot of giving of other peoples’ (American taxpayers’) money was evident this Festive Season. Incoming Federal housing stimulus Czar Mel Watt opened up the cold fist of the FHA, which had been clenched by the outgoing Ed “Scrooge” DeMarco, by delaying the …

Two Historic Retreats: 1812 and 1218

How Do 1812 and 12-18 Compare? Age of Wisdom, Age of Foolishness (8) Written by Adam Whitehead, KeySignals.com The historic significance of the number sequences “18/12” and “12/18” depend on which side of the Atlantic one lives on. Europeans will equate “18/12” with Napoleon’s disastrous retreat from a classic example of policy overreach. Americans will …

GSEs and the Housing Crisis: Studies Ignored

by Guest Author Fabius Maximus Summary: Among our most serious problems is the success of well-funded engines of propaganda at manipulating public opinion, making effective public policy reforms almost impossible. Here we examine one example, convincing Americans that the government caused the housing bubble. This is a follow-up to Facts are an obstacle to the …