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Tuesday, December 06, 2011

1/2 of US GDP goes to banks

I'm mostly posting this because I'm a close follower of the news, but was stunned when it was covered by -- of all people -- the Daily Show.  Additionally, the fact that it was secret and kept hidden from Congress, which has long held the 'power of the purse' is disturbing at the minimum.  Wow.

Slate has a good breakdown.

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