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David M. Abromowitz Archives

The Danger of Untargeted Home Buying Credits

David Abromowitz explains why extending untargeted home buying credits misses an opportunity for more effective economic stimulus.

By David M. Abromowitz | Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Farmonomics: It’s All About the Land

Sensible farmland preservation can help us reap the benefits of locally grown food far into the future, writes David M. Abromowitz.

By David M. Abromowitz | Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Who Is Wise?

David Abromowitz responds to an attack on Sonia Sotomayor from a Princeton alumnus claiming that her nomination is another signal that the university is becoming too female.

By David M. Abromowitz | Saturday, May 30, 2009

Conservatives, Stop Trashing Hard Working Americans

It's getting a little tiresome constantly hearing the voices of conservative America insulting hard working Americans. To listen to Rush Limbaugh, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and their fellow travelers, we should believe that high earning Americans will go on strike if tax rates merely revert to 2000 levels.

By David M. Abromowitz | Sunday, March 1, 2009

At Last, Help for Homeowners

The Obama administration’s housing plan actually helps homeowners, writes Andrew Jakabovics. Now that’s progress.

By Andrew Jakabovics and David M. Abromowitz | Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Time to Quarantine the Foreclosure Epidemic

The worsening housing and economic crises afflicting our nation warrant bolder action in the home mortgage arena, writes David Abromowitz.

By David M. Abromowitz | Thursday, January 8, 2009

Green Affordable Housing

book_alt2 icon Report Report from David Abromowitz outlines ways that the Obama administration can incentivize and enable the green transformation of affordable housing.

By David M. Abromowitz | Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Defending the CRA

The Community Reinvestment Act had nothing to do with the current financial crisis but much to do with revitalized communities, write David Abromowitz and Cathy Minehan.

By David M. Abromowitz and Cathy Minehan | Thursday, November 20, 2008

Homeownership Done Right

During the presidential campaign, the housing debate sometimes had more to do with how many homes a candidate owned than about solutions to the nation's housing crisis.

By David M. Abromowitz | Monday, November 17, 2008

Who Are the Villains of the Mortgage Mess?

David M. Abromowitz faults the Bush administration's dismantling of federal regulation for the current mortgage mess.

By David M. Abromowitz | Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Forgive Us Our Debts?

Liberty in America is often equated with economic freedom. Constrain one’s freedom to make a deal — even a bad deal — some argue, and liberty is diminished.

By David M. Abromowitz | Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Not Done Yet

Even if Congress enacts Bush’s financial rescue package, there is more needed to revive our economy and restore integrity to housing and financial markets, writes David Abromowitz.

By David M. Abromowitz and Michael Ettlinger | Thursday, October 2, 2008

Culpemos a los Inmigrantes

Michele Malkin y los conservadores quieren culpar a los inmigrares de nuestra crisis financiera. ¿Podremos creer esta manipulación?

By David M. Abromowitz | Friday, September 26, 2008

Blame it on the Immigrants

Michele Malkin and fringe conservatives want to blame the financial crisis on immigrants. David Abromowitz shows the truth behind the flimsy facts.

By David M. Abromowitz | Friday, September 26, 2008

Neither Fair Nor Effective

Treasury Secretary’s $700 billion proposal to rescue Wall Street ignores Main Street, which Congress needs to fix, write David Abromowitz and Andrew Jakabovics.

By David M. Abromowitz and Andrew Jakabovics | Sunday, September 21, 2008