Tag Archives: Peter Wallison

Deregulation vs. a lack of regulation

I dislike the ‘both parties are at fault’ argument. Strikes me as lazy, a way to avoid really thinking about an issue. Unfortunately, I found a good example of the ‘both sides’ argument in the debate over what went wrong … Continue reading

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Credit Crisis Ground Zero – Fannie Mae

We are smack-dab in the middle of setting the conventional wisdom for the financial crisis. The argument on the left is that due to deregulation, unrestrained capitalism [greed etc] has failed us. That argument, which includes people not normally on … Continue reading

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