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The Cost of the Homeownership Obsession

The homeownership rate is now back where it was forty years ago. So what did all that federally-subsidized homebuying over the past decade accomplish? There was a lot of malinvestment, and a lot of politically-favored interest groups that got richer, writes Ryan McMaken. http://mises.org/sites/default/files/20150115_McMaken.mp3 via Audio Mises Daily | Mises Institute.

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Dominick Armentano, Vero Beach

Vero’s Dom Armentano on the Federal Reserve in TCPalm

Note: Dominick T. Armentano is a Research Fellow at The Independent Institute and Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Hartford. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Connecticut, and he is the author of the books, Antitrust and Monopoly: Anatomy of a Policy Failure, Antitrust: The Case for Repeal, Intervention in the Petroleum Industry, and The […]

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Seven50: Beware of Agenda Like This Bill in California

By Joshua Cook: California’s Senate Bill 1 is what the founding fathers fought against.  Straight from the U.N. Agenda 21’s playbook, SB1 will give power to a county to form a “Sustainable Communities Investment Authority” (SCIA). These Authorities have the power of eminent domain and can confiscate private property to build “sustainable communities.” The bill […]

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