Bush to outline 5-year mortgage rate freeze plan. (Don’t miss the reader’s comments below the article.) My comments: Here comes the mega-meddling. Cui bono? And who will bear the cost? I suspect that it will be us, the taxpayers. If so, we will be bailing out someone else’s “I bought a house that I couldn’t afford at the top of the market, and now I can’t sell it” uncontrolled instant gratification and greed. How charming.
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In one of his recent DownRange.tv audio podcasts, host Michael Bane (well-known for his “Shooting Gallery” television show on The Outdoor Channel) mentioned my novel “Patriots” in his list of favorite End of the World genre novels. Be sure check out Michael’s TV show and audio podcasts. He succeeds at being both informative and very entertaining. OBTW, don’t miss the links at Bane’s site to Jim Supica’s series of video tutorials on early double action cartridge revolvers. (A nice way to get familiar with some of the guns mentioned in my Pre-1899 FAQ.)
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Mike in Malaysia sent us this article link: Florida Just the First to Face National Run on the Bank
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I found this economic analysis from an Australian perspective, posted at Gold-Eagle.com: 2008…”Deeper, Darker, Scarier”