Re: To big to jail
posted at 3/6/2013 9:41 PM EST
In response to bald-predictions's comment:
Attorney General Eric Holder said this about the idea of the Justice Department prosecuting the executives of major banks and the banks themselves:
"I am concerned that the size of some of these institutions becomes so large that it does become difficult for us to prosecute them when we are hit with indications that if you do prosecute, if you do bring a criminal charge, it will have a negative impact on the national economy, perhaps even the world economy, and I think that is a function of the fact that some of these institutions have become too large."
Only a criminal would tolerate such criminal activity, all the while having cracked down on marijuana users in states that have legalized its use, and having sent thousands of citizens to jail for financial crimes, while murdering US citizens with drones overseas, and having overseen that criminal operation known as Fast and Furious.
Put his asz in jail and everyone else who is a part of this graft, including Obama, and every member of Congress who protects these criminals. Do this before the ultimate indignity, the possibility of drone strikes on Americans on US soil without a trial that Holder leaves open.
Because they can not proof what the banks did was illegals , especially when the loans that the banks sold was backed up by the government.
maybe they should arrest barney
Where was Barney Frank throughout this developing storm? As Fox News reports:
“In 2003, he called Fannie and Freddie ‘fundamentally sound financially’ and accused the Bush Administration of trying to “exaggerate a threat of safety… [to] conjure up the possibility of serious financial losses to the Treasury, which I do not see.
“A year later, he said talk of financial problems at Fannie and Freddie were ‘an artificial issue created by the administration…I don’t think we are in any remote danger here.’
“In 2007, as Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and just as Fannie and Freddie – overleveraged and stuffed to the gills with risky mortgages they’d encouraged and facilitated – were about to go over the cliff, Mr. Frank attacked President George W. Bush’s call for reform as ‘inane
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