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Yisroel Pensack: Proposition 13’s Devastating Impact on Housing Affordability in California

A 21st-century follower of 19th-century political economist Henry George, whose classic “Progress and Poverty” was written in San Francisco and published there in 1879, has analyzed the effect of California’s property-tax-cutting Proposition 13 and found that that 1978 measure has … Continue reading

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RVW Investing: Exchange Traded Funds

By Selwyn Gerber of RVWInvesting: Chapter 6: EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?   “Investing is a science, not an art. The challenge is to adhere to the proven science of investing which works – … Continue reading

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President Bush Threatens To Veto Mortgage Bill

Why are those who are prudent with their financiers being asked to bail out those who gambled and lost? This makes no economic sense to me. Yeah, but it seems so compassionate. I hope this goes nowhere. The following bill … Continue reading

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Why Should The Government Bail Out The Irresponsible?

All these proposals for mortgage relief. Why not allow the market to do its thing? Todd Buchholz: A "pox on both your houses." That’s what you heard in Greek tragedies, when larger than life figures like Oedipus, Midas, and, oh, … Continue reading

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The Subprime Mess

David Horn writes SFGate.com: Editor – I appreciated, but did not enjoy, Kathleen Pender’s Net Worth column "A brutal week for bankers" (March 9). Her exposure, deep and broad, of the many and increasing areas of our financial world that … Continue reading

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