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Our Government-Created Financial Crisis

None1257 Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 12:31 PM
But..."we the people" continue to put the same type of people into these elected offices, don't we? So, why should anyone expect that things will change? So, then the question is, if a majority of people believe in what this writer predicts will happen, why do they continue to vote for the people they vote for?

Suppose you saw a building on fire. Would you seek counsel from the arsonist who set it ablaze for advice on how to put it out? You say, "Williams, you'd have to be a lunatic to do that!" But that's precisely what we've done: turned to the people who created our fiscal crisis to fix it. I have never read a better account of our doing just that than in John A. Allison's new book, "The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure."

Allison is the former CEO of Branch Banking and Trust, the nation's 10th largest bank. He assembles...