When every Federal agency which has authority over regulation of the securities industry as well as the New York financial press ignore the SOB elephant in the room, I say screw politics. You can't trust either party. Wall Street and the political machine are joined at the hip.
I used to think that kind of talk was silly, but it is the truth.
Limbaugh is passe, and if he knew about FTD, he would not say anything...all in the name of Limbaugh...the party.
You get an A on that one, but you have to include the DTCC clearing house. It is a proverbial revolving door, and they refuse to divulge anything. It is all smoke and mirrors. If you want to get under real corruption, this is it, and GW is in charge, and you can bet bet your sweet ass that he knows about it. GW can not afford a scandal of this enormity.
I do not think that naked shorting is illegal if one is in the privacy of their own home. Of course, I prefer to remain clothed when I trade. Never know if the UPS man is going to knock on the door or something.