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Our Government-Created Financial Crisis

Whitebeard Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 9:32 AM
Kuwull: Good morning. I claim no special expertise in this area, but I am aware of the fact that those greedy Banksters (Investment Bankers, not Commercial Bankers) were perfectly willing to sell their "products" to others unaware of their worthlessness. And their corrupting influence on Washington led to those massive bailouts of just a few years ago. Finally, I'm not so sure that "the banksters did noting the congress did not allow." Are you claiming they committed no crimes or fraud?

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...