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Our Government-Created Financial Crisis

Whitebeard Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 9:05 AM
OK, Marc, that's Doctor Skippy to you. Nowhere have I written that corrupt politicians are blameless. I have suggested that they are pawns of the equally corrupt Investment Banksters and the Fed. What's your problem? Are you claiming that Wall Street doesn't buy influence in Washington?

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...