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No Justice From the Justice Dept.

Wall Street Has No Worries – Obama and Holder Are Shooting Blanks by Arlen Grossman “Why Can’t Obama Bring Wall Street to Justice?” ask Peter Boyer and Peter Schweizer in Newsweek this week. It’s a question a lot of Americans are … Continue reading

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Numbers That Count: Wall Street Justice

1980s-1990s Savings & Loan Crisis: 1,852 S&L bank officials were prosecuted, and 1,072 placed behind bars. Another 2,558 bankers were also jailed, often for offenses which were S&L-linked too.* 2007-08 Financial Crisis, Wall Street Bankers Arrested: 0** 2011 Occupiers Arrested: over … Continue reading

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