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Frank Louis
Frank Louis is a print and on-air commentator who offers opinions and solutions on and for the economy, social issues, and the future of this nation. In the Old Testament, Nehemiah 4: 14 instructs us to fight for our houses; something we need to be doing now. Our future generations depend on it!

For several years, Frank produced and hosted the Frank Louis Show which was broadcast and streaming live, worldwide, on the web until recently retiring from broadcast media, focusing now on the written word.

Frank Louis supports the Christian principles that the founders researched and believed in when this nation was formed. We at Frank Louis believe the time has come when our nation's leaders must again to do the same.

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Some advice for Mr. Trump: more observations from where I see it
Frank Louis
May 10, 2016

Hello Donald. First, let me congratulate you on your forthcoming victory. Now, on to the presidency. I hope to assist you from time to time with some details . . .

Proponents for change: how about proponents for stability... for a change?
Frank Louis
April 7, 2016

Recently, I had a discussion with a program director at a local public library about children's programs they were offering. As a STEAM advocate, I do things . . .

I'm overwhelmed: A brief look at the situation
Frank Louis
March 22, 2016

I will admit it; I am overwhelmed! It is what (among other things) has kept me from penning my thoughts for the past several months. It is just hard to know . . .

Are you kidding me: these people can't get a photo ID by November 2016? Really?
Frank Louis
August 14, 2013

Really Folks, I have all but given up. I mean really, with all of this talk of racism and now Hillary wandering around the country talking about restoring . . .

A new twist to the "three strikes and you're out" policy: the agenda to make criminals out of law-abiding citizens
Frank Louis
April 30, 2013

You've undoubtedly heard the expression "three strikes and you're out" before- in baseball of course. But in the legal world as well when it comes to certain  . . .

The rhetoric is beyond belief: and getting worse
Frank Louis
July 20, 2012

Well by now we have surely all heard President Obama's rhetoric about how, if you have a business, you didn't build it yourself. Really, I guess I have to agree . . .

Opening doors for more economic corruption
Frank Louis
July 15, 2012

In the housing crisis, there is a much overlooked demographic that are continually ignored. I continue to report on them. These are the people who made . . .

Future outgoing President Obama: "I want everyone treated fairly in this country." Among other things...what does he mean?
Frank Louis
May 17, 2012

At a recent fundraising event in New York as well as on "The View," and at a commencement speech at Barnard College, outgoing President of the United States, . . .

They keep claiming that torture doesn't work: so what is up with this "crucify" thing?
Frank Louis
April 29, 2012

It just occurred to me that we have in front of us yet another conflicting set of "principles" (and I use the word loosely) coming from the mouths of those in . . .

John Edwards: Is he the ultimate poster-boy for the Obama Care contraception issue?
Frank Louis
April 19, 2012

With the John Edwards affair coming to the forefront of the weekly news cycle, I have some diverse (I love to use the word: "diverse.") context in which to . . .

My tax-day comments... patriotic millionaire Whitney Telson, don't be so cheap: give your secretary a raise... why not double her pay?
Frank Louis
April 17, 2012

As we all know quite well, Patriotic Millionaires, including hedge fund millionaire Whitney Telson, along with his underpaid secretary, all attended an event at . . .

Try to get a candidate answer this question: bet they won't
Frank Louis
April 13, 2012

Recently, my small group attended a political rally for a candidate and we were rather disappointed by the whole set up. First, we had emailed and phoned in our . . .

What do Ed DeMarco (FHFA deputy director) and 1.7 billion dollars have in common? Another half-baked housing scheme doomed for failure
Frank Louis
April 12, 2012

I ask this question because the federal government and Tim, the tax man, Geithner have come up with yet another half-baked plan to apply yet another level of . . .

What did Obama mean by having "more flexibility" after the election?
Frank Louis
March 29, 2012

I can tell you one thing: It was a far cry from Ronald Reagan's "We begin bombing in five-minutes." 1984 misspeak while he was doing a sound check prior to an . . .

Supreme Court or Subprime Court? We will see!
Frank Louis
March 27, 2012

This week, we will see first hand just how well the "Supreme Court" of the land respects and upholds our basic civil rights as defined under the constitution of . . .

New Mortgage Relief Program set to again assist those with no money down, cash back at closing mortgages
Frank Louis
February 11, 2012

The program, we are told, will help those "hardest hit "in the mortgage crisis. Tell me, just who is that and how was the "hardest hit list" developed? Someone . . .

Some thoughts on absolute truth and the media: separating fact from fiction
Frank Louis
February 6, 2012

Recently, following Mitt Romney's victory in the Florida Primary, the Reverend Al Sharpton came on the air and down played Romney's win by saying something like . . .

Newest mortgage modification program dumb as ever: no cool acronym either
Frank Louis
February 3, 2012

So now we have it, yet another boondoggled scheme to solve the housing crisis. Our illustrious president is now suggesting another program that again misses the . . .

They have no clue: really, no clue
Frank Louis
February 2, 2012

After sitting out for a few weeks due to a variety of reasons, I see it is now past the time for me to again attempt to point out the one and only solution to . . .

Are we "lucky" Mr. Obama or were we "blessed"? (And I do mean, "were.")
Frank Louis
November 29, 2011

Yup, that is how we do it 'round these here parts..."eating great food, watching a little football, and reflecting on how truly lucky we are." Yup, just lucky . . .

If you are here "illegally," Not a Problem: Buy a house, and you'll get a visa
Frank Louis
October 26, 2011

There are 2 new government "housing" programs ramping up this month. Neither, however, considers people who invested actual money in the housing market and . . .

Wealth redistribution? We already have it on a grand scale
Frank Louis
October 20, 2011

Recently, I wrote about the plot... oops, I mean, "plan," by the 50 State Attorneys General to make an "equitable" solution to mortgage modifications. About a . . .

50 attorneys general meeting to modify mortgages: have concern as to how to make it "equitable." Suggestion: consider people's "equity."
Frank Louis
October 13, 2011

The 50-individual States' Attorneys General have been meeting and discussing our life savings and future economic realities without asking us for our input. . . .

Are you tired of half-truths... half-facts (lies)?
Frank Louis
October 8, 2011

Briefly, I was watching FOX News, Hannity, the other night and Bob Beckel, Sean, and others were discussing the events of the past week and, conveniently, all . . .

Still no solution on economic or housing crisis: here is my suggestion and this idea will work
Frank Louis
September 10, 2011

I am still digesting the President's speech. But it sounded like spending more of the money we no longer have because we are now slaves to our valueless real . . .

New ad by the National Association of Realtors is an insult to every American home owner: hear it and weep
Frank Louis
September 1, 2011

So, I just can't believe what I just heard on my TV. I thought there was a problem with my audio so; I searched the web to listen to the ad again. I had, in . . .

Who are these stupid (criminal) people -- and why do we keep inviting them back?
Frank Louis
August 10, 2011

Everyday, it seems, just as I get ready to submit an article, more and more stuff happens, like the 600-point down-day on the DOW, the downgrading of America's . . .

Housing double dip: I could'a told you that... in fact I did!
Frank Louis
June 19, 2011

Recently the Case Shiller Home Price Index on the status of America's failing housing market (You know, the market where mortgage brokers, realtors, appraisers, . . .

Whoa: my mistake. Making home affordable program is a great success. I apologize.
Frank Louis
April 2, 2011

Yes, it seems that I have been wrong all of these months and years that I have been broadcasting and writing about housing. I have now finally seen the light. I . . .

Mortgage strike? Former SEIU official Stephen Lerner may have a point!
Frank Louis
March 25, 2011

Stephen, I agree with you Bro, to an extent. You are so clever! Yes, nobody should pay their mortgage, that is, if they were set up and robbed by . . .

Former Fannie Mae head investigated for lying to investors -- his name is "Mudd"
Frank Louis
March 21, 2011

More Fannie Mae criminal activity is exposed while millions of Americans are still on the hook for those fraudulent mortgages. Meanwhile, housing numbers are . . .

US economy is in shambles, uncontrolled debt runs amuck
Frank Louis
March 14, 2011

US Economy is in Shambles, Uncontrolled Debt Runs Amuck, Americans Going Bankrupt, Bank of America Chief Decides Mortgage Modifications are Unfair — While . . .

We should have stopped funding PBS and NPR a long time ago
Frank Louis
March 9, 2011

As the US Economy goes further and further into the tank, budget cuts are being considered in every sector of state, local and national budgets. Among these on . . .

Is John Stossel a well meaning idiot or just being an obedient media employee?
Frank Louis
February 28, 2011

Recently, I watched a rerun of a program that originally aired on Fox News last fall; "The Battle for the Future," a John Stossel "investigative-report" on our . . .

New government program to "save" housing
Frank Louis
February 25, 2011

Well, the Obama administration has come up with yet another dysfunctional and contrived "plan" to "modify mortgages" in yet another catchy sounding program that . . .

Get your picture on the cover of the Rolling Stone? Why not!
Frank Louis
February 18, 2011

Is this what it has come to? The Rolling Stone, our best source for news and investigative reporting? Puts a whole new meaning to the ol' Dr. Hook song of the 1 . . .

Yes, government out of housing market: now... OUT!
Frank Louis
February 10, 2011

Larry Kudlow, I agree with you. Get the government out of housing... along with the other crooks, criminals, and intellectuals who fill the ranks of this . . .

No to mortgage principle reductions? I don't think so
Frank Louis
January 13, 2011

No to principle reductions? That is what Fox News Financial Expert Bob Massi said this week on Fox and Friends. Yep, Let 'em foreclose. That is his solution. . . .

Housing crisis: too big to fail defined
Frank Louis
January 7, 2011

Something occurred to me recently while listening to a conservative talk show host (Sean Hanady) tell a caller how they have a responsibility to pay their . . .

Still no end in sight: look out below...even lower real estate values to come
Frank Louis
January 1, 2011

Sorry for missing my monthly articles recently in November and December. Lots going on and... well the "day extender" I had ordered for Christmas never arrived. . . .

If you made a down payment for more than the current value: keep the property, its yours!
Frank Louis
October 14, 2010

That is right, it is fully paid for. Tell your bank; tell your politicians, you have fully paid for it already; mail you the free and clear title! That is what . . .

Please, no more of the same
Frank Louis
September 22, 2010

This week we learned that Larry Summers is stepping down from his post as director of the National Economic Council with the Obama Administration, leaving us . . .

Is the Fed over-intellectualizing and missing the point on housing? Or are they just too full of themselves?
Frank Louis
September 8, 2010

Somebody please, help these folks see the light of day. Are they so impressed with themselves that they cannot see the forest for the trees? Recently, I . . .

Somebody, please tell me why! (Housing crisis: no end in sight)
Frank Louis
August 31, 2010

I just left the government's website: The headline read: "OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HOUSING SCORECARD SHOWS CONTINUED PROGRESS IN HOUSING . . .

Has anybody been following this Jackson Hole (Wyoming) Fed Retreat?
Frank Louis
August 28, 2010

If you have been following this summit, you must be as tired of hearing the intellectualization of this nation's economic crisis as I am. A crisis that no one . . .

It is all so complex: or is it
Frank Louis
August 25, 2010

When I first read the recent stories about the "Philadelphia Housing Authority Director in Foreclosure," I was going to use words like "It doesn't Get any . . .

What is up with this "Hardest Hit Fund" program?
Frank Louis
August 5, 2010

I just can't believe it. States are getting millions and millions of our dollars to "help" those "hardest hit" by the mortgage and housing crisis by giving the . . .

No one seems to get it still: housing will continue to decline
Frank Louis
July 28, 2010

While I slug away with my local radio show on the housing crisis, unable to get my commentary recognized by the major media, (I am on WNRI, 1380 AM in Rhode . . .

What is the media thinking anyway?
Frank Louis
June 3, 2010

I just read the na´ve online article from US News and World Report: "3 Retirement Worst Case Scenarios to Avoid" by Mark J. Patterson, Wednesday, June 2, 2010. . . .

You're no George Bailey, Mr. Bernanke
Frank Louis
April 16, 2010

You know, the more I read, the more I hear, the more this all drives me crazy. First, I will say that, beyond a shadow of a doubt, I am an unflinching . . .

Aren't 10 million Foreclosures "too big to fail," Ben?
Frank Louis
April 9, 2010

I about croaked when I was driving my car and listening to Ben Bernanke, on my radio, address the Regional Fed in Dallas this week. He started his address by . . .

Housing crisis: solutions
Frank Louis
March 24, 2010

This nation was founded on some very basic principles. Among these are the freedom to own property, freedom to pursue happiness and the freedom of religious . . .

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