It is lopsided not because of capitalism, but because of cronyism. And you are correct in stating manipulating public monetary system is wrong. Let's look at the biggest manipulators. Federal Income Tax, Federal Reserve, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, Aid to Dependent Children. Now look at who was in charge when these ponzi schemes were installed. Remember Speaker Gingrich? When he was Speaker of the House, the IRS was looking for a new computer system. It couldn't be built, not because Windows 20 did not yet exist, but because the US Tax Code was so convoluted software couldn't be developed. Have you ever heard of Letter Rulings?