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Democrats’ “Wrecking Ball Benevolence” Plan for Housing

Daily Caller Leading 2020 Democrats Have A Plan To Wreck The Housing Market Again by James Bovard Contributor October 29, 2019 6:48 PM ET Democratic presidential candidates are hustling massive new programs to close the “racial homeownership gap.” Democratic California Sen. Kamala Harris is pushing a $100-billion program to assist up to 4 million minority families […]

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My “Wrecking Ball Benevolence” in Federal Appeals Court Decision

“Wrecking Ball Benevolence” describes a lot of things that federal agencies do. I used that phrase in a 2004 Barron’s article (happily, editor Tom Donlan did not consider the phrase overwrought) and in the Bush Betrayal to capture how federal housing policy was disrupting markets and paving the way to a collapse in housing values. […]

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