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Barely Contained Outrage: What the Europeans Really Think

What the Europeans really think about America's regualtory blunders
On a popular talk show, Oscar Lafontaine, former German finance minister and SPD leader who now leads the left-wing "Die Linke" party made this provocative comparison: "To put a former Goldman Sachs chairman in charge of the US Treawury (and the US rescue operation to combat the financial crisis) is like putting a drug baron in office to fight the war on drugs."

to read Klaus C. Engelen's article published in the fall of 2008, visit
 http://www.international-economy.com/TIE_F08_Engelen.pdf

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The self-perpetuating system 09.Mar.2009 09:37

Exile portlander_in_exile@yahoo.com

it's designed this way. You can't expect it to self-regulate. It props itself up, and protects itself from prying eyes.