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Why Do Banks Get Away With Murder?

By Patrick (441/441 = 100% civil)   2013 Feb 10, 8:49am   ↑ like   ↓ dislike   732 views   3 comments   watch (0)   share   quote

Were 53 months removed from the Lehman Brothers meltdown. The U.S. bailouts have essentially been wound down at a profit. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is hovering near 14,000, and global bond markets are as calm as the Sargasso Sea. At the World Economic Forum last month, bankers like Jamie Dimon of JPMorgan Chase and Brian Moynihan of Bank of America, strode around proudly, their places and share prices largely restored. To a large degree, we have moved on.

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1   inflection point   2013 Feb 10, 11:14pm  ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Its easy Patrick. Banks pay off the politicians. Therefore all is forgiven.

2   KILLERJANE   2013 Feb 11, 12:09am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

When the few get too greedy and the rest get too much less then the empire falls.

3   JodyChunder   2013 Feb 11, 1:17am  ↑ like   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Because America has Stockholm syndrome.

And because of garbage like this:

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