Alexander's Column

Video and News Links on the Financial Crisis

Mark Alexander · Oct. 2, 2008

(NOTE: This is a regularly updated supplement to “Economics 101: Crisis of Confidence”, Mark Alexander’s comprehensive analysis on the current financial crisis)

For video and news links about the origins of this financial crisis, I refer you to the pages below. For updated commentary, see Commentary on the Financial Crisis .

YouTube: Democrats in their own words

YouTube: Burning Down the House

YouTube: Obama Ranks Second In Freddie/Fannie Contributions

From The New York Times in 1999: Fannie Mae Eases Credit To Aid Mortgage Lending “Fannie Mae, the nation’s biggest underwriter of home mortgages, has been under increasing pressure from the Clinton Administration to expand mortgage loans among low and moderate income people…”

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