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  •  Can you provide a cite? Or at least explain? (1+ / 0-)
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    Major Tom

    Name these "really good economists."

    Thousands of years ago the question was asked: 'Am I my brother's keeper?' That question has never yet been answered in a way that is satisfactory to civilized society. ~ Eugene V. Debbs

    by PlutocracyFiles on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 09:30:22 PM PDT

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    •  The best is probably (0+ / 0-)

      John R. Talbott

      He wrote the Coming Crash in the Housing Market in 2002.

      He doesn't believe in an artificial housing market like you want to protect the folks that paid too much for their house.

      •  And artificial housing market? (2+ / 0-)
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        Major Tom, FogCityJohn

        I have no idea what you're talking about.  All I'm talking about is the banks taking some of the hit and not just homeowners.

        But I'll take a look at Talbot.

        Thousands of years ago the question was asked: 'Am I my brother's keeper?' That question has never yet been answered in a way that is satisfactory to civilized society. ~ Eugene V. Debbs

        by PlutocracyFiles on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 09:39:19 PM PDT

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        •  He's not an economist-he's an MBA fr Goldman Sachs (2+ / 0-)
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          Major Tom, FogCityJohn

          I'm not seeing what he says about what we should do now - do you have a link?

          Thousands of years ago the question was asked: 'Am I my brother's keeper?' That question has never yet been answered in a way that is satisfactory to civilized society. ~ Eugene V. Debbs

          by PlutocracyFiles on Thu Aug 25, 2011 at 09:45:46 PM PDT

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