Archive for October 10th, 2010

Looking Beyond The Foreclosure Hysteria

After a week of mass media hysteria there are at least a couple voices of reason starting to speak out with regard to the foreclosure crisis. Steven Pearlstein writing in the WaPo adds some needed perspective. Listening to the fiery rhetoric about the mortgage mess emanating from politicians this week, you’d think that big bad […]

Subsidizing The White House’s Solar Panels

Mike Mandel commenting on the Obama administration’s decision to install solar panels on the White House posted this chart(click for larger view). He noted that there was a lack of logic in the move and then went on to suggest a rationale for the move: So the government is borrowing this money from overseas, basically,  to increase […]