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Its No Secret that the Banks Own the Government

Posted By admin On July 3, 2009 @ 3:59 am In Commentary | Comments Disabled

George Washington Blog [1]
Friday, July 3, 2009

It is no secret that the banks own the U.S. government. For example:

  • Collin Peterson, Chairman of the Agriculture Committee, said [4]: “The banks run the place … I will tell you what the problem is — they give three times more money than the next biggest group. It’s huge the amount of money they put into politics.”

Of course, not all banks are equal. For example, Goldman Sachs clearly has a leading role [5].


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[1] George Washington Blog: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2009/07/its-no-secret-that-banks-own-government.html

[2] “Banks Own the US Government”: http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2009/jun/30/congress-financial-reform-banks

[3] Frankly, banks own the place: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/29/dick-durbin-banks-frankly_n_193010.html

[4] said: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/01/business/01lobby.html?pagewanted=3&_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

[5] leading role: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2009/04/does-goldman-sachs-rule-world.html

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