ABC News is reporting that bank ATM fees and fees for checking accounts are going up. We were sold a bill of goods that there were banks that were too big to fail--8 of these banks are US Based: The 29 Global Banks That Are Too Big To Fail - Forbes In TARP, according to Wiki; $245B of the $700B was handed out to the US banks that are now raising fees based on their being too big to fail. Guess what; they're still too big to fail. Obama voted for TARP; these institutions should be broken up. This isn't some esoteric battle of conscience; it's freakin plain as day.