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Old 11-15-2008, 01:54 PM
 
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Pam Martens: How Wall Street Blew Itself Up

this was published in january when this mess was first unraveling. i found the last paragraph also interesting:
It was four years after the crash of 1929 before the major titans of Wall Street were forced to give testimony under oath to Congress and the full magnitude of the fraud emerged. That delay may well have contributed to the depth and duration of the Great Depression. The modern-day Wall Street corruption hearings in Congress were cut short by the tragedy of 9/11. They must now resume in earnest and with sworn testimony if we are to escape a similar fate.
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