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.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.