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Why Is Mortgage Lending Still Restricted?

The Mortgage Corner

We can thank the Great Recession for most of it. Banks have become much more conservative, and builders are building approximately 50 percent fewer residences vs. 729 more words

Weekly Financial News

Earth Day 2017: Look to Your Elders

If we want to take environmental concerns seriously, most of us can start by emulating the habits of our elders. Few people threw things out the way we do today, and wastefulness is a huge part of the problem. 367 more words

Delany Sisters

Email #137: "the road of chronic deficits"?

President Trump said yesterday that he would unveil his tax plan next week. He said it would be a “massive tax cut,” “bigger than any tax cut ever.” 398 more words


Modern Times (1936)

I adore Chaplin, and I feel so privileged to be able to share him with Izzy. I so wish more parents would introduce their kids to the Little Tramp.   394 more words

How Long?


The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet saw.

O Lord, how long shall I cry for help,
and you will not hear?
Or cry to you “Violence!” 700 more words

A Year Down Yonder

A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck, 2000.

This is the sequel to A Long Way from Chicago. The story takes place shortly after the Great Depression, in 1937. 604 more words


A Long Way from Chicago

A Long Way from Chicago by Richard Peck, 1998.

Joey and Mary Alice live in Chicago during the Great Depression, but every summer, they go to stay with their grandmother in a small town in Illinois. 375 more words