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Backyard Hockey Rink at Richard Nixon's Former Home Gets Chilly Reception From Neighbors

It seems like the owner of one of Richard Nixon's former homes in Washington, D.C., is becoming the neighborhood's "Tricky Dick." Brooke B. Coburn, a high-roller at a private equity firm, has reportedly irked residents for quite some time with extensive renovation projects at the house, where then-Vice President Nixon... Continue Reading »

Who Killed M3?

Not long ago I wrote a post about a National Bureau of Economic Research study that blamed the Great Recession on a bank panic rather than that usual suspect, the sub-prime mortgage crisis. There was a sub-prime crisis, sure, but it was just the catalyst for the much more damaging bank panic that followed. All this... Continue Reading »

Nixon's Miami Helipad Is Grounded

Just because you buy a former president's home doesn't mean you'll live like one. That's what happened to the owners of 500 Bay Lane on Key Biscayne, Fla. Dubbed the Florida White House, Nixon visited the home overlooking Biscayne Bay and the city of Miami about 50 times during his presidency from 1969 to 1974. The former... Continue Reading »

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