Sunday, October 12, 2008

Dispelling More Campaign Myths

The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) nor Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are responsible for the current financial crisis.
11 Lies Conservatives Tell To Avoid Blaming Wall-Street for the Financial Crisis
Myths and Falsehoods About Purported Link Between Affordable Housing Initiatives and the Financial Crisis
CRA: The facts
CRA Had Nothing to Do With The Subprime Crisis
Misunderstanding the Credit and Housing Crises

The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) is neither responsible for the current financial crisis nor corrupt practices.
The Gist of the ACORN Story
The War on Voting Rights
The Republican War on Voting
The Myth of Voter Fraud
False Accusations of Millions of Dollars to ACORN

Earmarks, although some are undoubtedly pork, represent such a minuscule portion of the budget, that, at the current time, they are hardly a priority nor a pressing issue deserving so much attention; nor upon which John McCain can make more false maverick claims.
McCain's Phony Earmark Ploy
Percent of National Spending That is Pork
Defense Pork:Putting Lipstick on the Pig

We are not better off now than we were eight years ago.
The Reagan Question

Tax Cuts for the rich are definitely not the answer.
Tax Cut Snake Oil
Tax Cuts...
Tax-Cut Follies

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