The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever | Politics News | Rolling Stone

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The Illuminati were amateurs. The second huge financial scandal of the year reveals the real international conspiracy: There’s no price the big banks can’t fix

Greg Russak‘s insight:

And the hits just keep on coming. How many more scandals and how much more proof will we need before we realize that unregulated bankers pose the greatest threat to our society? Did we learn nothing from the original Gilded Age? And bad news for all the “small government” lovers. The big bad government is NOT who is rigging the system and reaping all the benefits from the destruction of entire economies. They’re mostly pawns, biding their time in the minor leagues while waiting for the revolving door to move them into pay days in the private sector. We need Citizens United to be overturned, public financing of elections, term limits, restraint on all securities trading by elected officials while in office and for something like 5 years after they leave, and more people like Elizabeth Warren who are asking regulators and bankers all the right – and tough – questions.

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Author: Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.

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