Skip to comments.This Legislation Would Let Government Take Over U.S. Mortgage Market
Posted on 04/08/2014 12:26:39 PM PDT by lowbridge
Even worse, the U.S. Senate is poised give us FannieFreddie 2.0 in the new housing reform bill that Senators Tim Johnson (D., S.D.) and Mike Crapo (R., Idaho) have released.
The Johnson-Crapo bill would wind down the government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but would also replace them with a new government agency that expands the federal governments grip on the housing market. If the Johnson-Crapo housing bill is adopted, the federal government will have effectively taken over the U.S. mortgage market.
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fascism. as a veneer for socialism. transitory step inot fullblown socialism.
I believe Johnson-Crapo is what happens to homosexual men after intercourse.
Translation: CASH SALES FOR HOMES ONLY!
Ultimate goal is complete takeover of everything.
Why not add a little socialism to our fascism.
Doesn’t gubmint already own 90+% of existin home loans now?
All you houses are belong to us!.......................
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And regardless that FDR's activist justices gave the green light to a Democratic-controlled Congress to overstep its Commerce Clause powers in the 1940s, a previous generation of Constitution-respecting justices had officially clarified that the states have never delegated to Congress, via the Constitution, the specific power to regulate intrastate commerce, the intrastate housing market the example of this thread.
State inspection laws, health laws, and laws for regulating the internal commerce of a State, and those which respect turnpike roads, ferries, &c. are not within the power granted to Congress. (emphases added) Gibbons v. Ogden, 1824.
Crapo - an appropriate name for this bill ...
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac do have past and present issues, but this replacement by a federal mortgage agency is even more Crapo.
> Senators Tim Johnson (D., S.D.) and Mike Crapo (R., Idaho)