Continuing to encourage “government sponsored” lenders to toy with the market because they know Uncle Sam will be there to bail them out allows them to weaken us as a nation and set us up for an even more colossal meltdown in the future. The only way forward is to admit that the mortgage business is high on the long list of things the government isn’t good at, and let the market work.
Adam Brandon is executive vice president of FreedomWorks, a grass-roots service center to a community of more than 6 million activists who believe in individual liberty and constitutionally limited government.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.