Sunday, November 4, 2007

We Live in History-Making Times

Why Allowing Torture Is Unamerican

Not only is the above op-ed pretty well nailing it; but I'd also like to just say that the U.S. economy is heading into a recession and the real estate market has only just begun to experience the first of several waves of "adjustments" as they called the bubble bursting.

Expect that the price of a home will decline for the next 5 to 7 years and in about 10 years the next housing boom will start again:

and here's a great place to read a primer on why the subprime meltdown is important to you: where we're heading.

I'd never have begun reading about this stuff had it not been for the fact that my year in Americorps*VISTA has me working for a nonprofit microlender

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