If you care about real estate, politics, or economics, you might find interesting this pair of posts I made this week on AOL’s Housingwatch blog:

http://www.housingwatch.com/2009/12/28/fannie-and-freddie-more-than-politics-as-usual/

http://www.housingwatch.com/2009/12/30/fannie-freddie-ii-the-wrath-of-obama/