Posted on National Review Online- By Stanley Kurtz-On June 17, 2011:
“Jonah rightly calls today’s David Brooks column a must-read. Brooks discusses Reckless Endangerment, the new book by Gretchen Morgenson and Joshua Rosner exposing Fannie Mae’s role in the runup to the financial crisis. Brooks also rightly credits Michele Bachmann for her important role in publicizing a topic many other national politicians have been silent on.
I’ve only had a chance to give Reckless Endangerment a quick look, but my impression is that it tells the right story, if a bit too much from Fannie Mae’s point of view. In Morgenson and Rosner’s telling, Fannie Mae effectively buys off ACORN and other low-income housing groups. There’s some truth to that, but it underestimates the extent to which ACORN and allied groups forced Fannie Mae into the subprime business in the first place, and sometimes pushed themselves onto Fannie Mae against resistance.
I tell that story in the ACORN chapter of Radical-in-Chief, based on heretofore unseen documents from the ACORN archive at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
I also show that Barack Obama was knee-deep in ACORN activities just as their banking campaign reached its height. In fact, much of ACORN’s national housing campaign in the mid-nineties was coordinated from the Chicago office Obama was funneling money to at the time.
So if the combination of the publication of Reckless Endangerment and Michele Bachmann’s campaign brings a new awareness of Fannie Mae’s role in precipitating the financial crisis, by rights it also ought to raise awareness of ACORN’s role, and Obama’s abetment of ACORN activism as well. Of course, for that very reason, the entire story is likely to be ignored. Maybe only someone like Bachmann has the power to break it through.”
Note: The following articles and/or blog posts relate to this disturbing issue-You Decide:
I. Fannie Mae scandal is the most important political scandal since Watergate!-Posted on The New York Times-By DAVID BROOKS-On June 16, 2011:
II. Video: Obama’s Failed Secular, Socialist Ideas are Destroying the USA!-Posted on ExposeObama.com-On June 19, 2011:
III. Alan Simpson, Erskine Bowles Predict Coming Economic Crisis!-Posted on NewsMax.com-By Forrest Jones-On June 18, 2011:
IV. IMF: Washington is ‘Playing With Fire’ on Deficit!-Posted on Money News-By Thomson, Reuters-On June 17, 2011:
V. Swindling America’s Youth!-Posted on Floyd Reports-By Guest Writer-On June 15, 2011:
VI. The Ignorance of Barack Obama!-Posted on RushLimbaugh.com-By Rush Limbaugh-On June 15, 2011:
VII. ‘Too Big to Fail’ May Still Exist Despite Democrats’ Regulations!-Posted on CNSNews.com-By Matt Cover-On June 15, 2011:
VIII. Stimulus destroys more jobs than it creates!-Posted on The Locker Room-On June 14, 2011:
IX. Obama's Co-Chair Concurs: We Face Most Predictble Economic Crisis in History In About 2 Years!-Posted on CNSNews.com-By Patrick Ryan-On June 14, 2011:
XI. 18 Signs The Collapse Of Society Is Accelerating!-Posted on The Economic Collapse-On June 2011:
Note: My following blog posts contain numerous articles and/or blog posts and videos that relate to this disturbing issue-You Decide:
ACORN-The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-Automaker Labor Unions!
What Was The Chicago Annenberg Challenge?
Was the Economic Crisis Manufactured?
Who or What Was Behind the Financial Crisis?
Treasury Secretary hired firm to help cover-up stimulus records!
Is the Fed’s concept of buying $600 billion of Treasuries just a smokescreen?
The Obama Fiscal Responsibility Farce Continues!
The Wall Street Bailout Bill Threatens Our Bottom Line!
Is it important to understand the Marxist assault on the foundations of our system?
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