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The GOP's Bill Clinton: Wrong for conservatives, wrong for America

The GOP's Bill Clinton: Wrong for conservatives, wrong for America

By Jeffrey T. Kuhner Republicans have been casting about for a viable alternative to Mitt Romney. Many now believe Mr. Gingrich should be the GOP’s 2012 presidential nominee. They are wrong. Mr. Gingrich has excellent qualities. He is a formidable debater, articulate and possesses a strong grasp of policy. In fact, the Georgia Republican has […]

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Unreported: The government-sponsored mortgage meltdown

Unreported: The government-sponsored mortgage meltdown

Fannie Mae did not contribute ‘marginally’ to the financial crisis. It was the source of the declining mortgage underwriting standards that brought down the system. When the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC) reported in January that the 2008 crisis was caused by lax regulation, greed on Wall Street and faulty risk management at banks and […]