Corporations have paid tens of billions in fines to settle criminal and civil complaints. Madoff's bankers at JPMorgan, paid $2 billion to settle charges that they had knowingly turned a blind eye to his frauds. But no senior banker has even been criminally prosecuted. (Corporations may be legal "persons" according to the Supreme Court, but they are still directed by human persons.)Eat your heart out Dinesh D'Souza.
Why no criminal prosecutions of humans? In a moment of candor, Attorney General Eric Holder explained that these banks are just too big to jail.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Statist Robert Kuttner actually has some interesting things to say in his new column at the Huffington Post:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 12:32 PM