From an article "How Wall Street Crooks Get Out of Jail Free"
“Nothing will be gained by spending our time and energy laying blame for the past,” Barack Obama said in a different context (crimes of torture and unlawful detention committed under the Bush administration). Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner bluntly dismissed the “public desire for Old Testament justice.” That might be morally satisfying, he said, but it would be “dramatically damaging” to economic recovery.
I think the US CItizen expressed to you with all those protest, we want OLE DODGE CITY JUSTICE !! Some one else aside for the US Citizen tax payer should bleed?
Perhaps the trend for states to abandon taxes is sending a message to Capital Hill and a sentiments for abandoning the "United" part aren't such a bad idea anymore, the welfare states can hold on to their votes and stick them where the sun don't shine. It is time to start pressuring your state politicians you know the career politicians that are always in a self-preservationists mode. Food for thought, such ideas I am sure are already being spoken of at dinner tables.