13 Bankers Prior to that I've read: Griftopia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Big Short - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Third World America: Drowning In Debt And Choking On Lies - Business Insider These books outline how Wall St basically owns the political process through their campaign contributions, army of lawyers, & lobbyists. I agree w/ 13 bankers in that if a financial institution is too big to fail (has to be bailed out by tax-payer $ under any & all circumstances) then its too big to exist. Here's who the Repubs in the senate were sheilding from practical oversight/regs because, of course, the conservatives would yell "socialism!!!" look at 2:04 They made $50K in the amt of time they stood there in front of the cameras based on their annual bonus'. from 5 yrs ago: Compensation for top bank executives - CNNMoney.com Good question at 3:25 too. They helped crater the economy through the pursuit of fees : [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eac0tTt64EQ]Inside Obama's bank CEOs meeting Eamon Javers POLITICO com - YouTube[/ame] what books have you read inre: Wall Streets capture of the political process and the consequent road to serfdom for the masses?