What we need is an ethics bailout for...

What we need is an ethics bailout for the entire nation

There are 2 comments on the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin story from Feb 14, 2009, titled What we need is an ethics bailout for the entire nation. In it, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports that:

I closely watched the expressions of the executives from the financial institutions that received a combined $125 billion of taxpayers' dollars from the TARP banking bailout as they faced their critics on the ...

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Upland girl

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Feb 15, 2009
Thank you for your fine article. I could not agree more... ethics and setting a better example for others is long overdue.
Joe Martin


#2 Feb 18, 2009
I'm a bit confused here - I thought the root cause of the banking problem dates to a 1970's redevlopment act aimed at home ownership for otherwise unqualified borrowers - implementation of which was ramped up hugely in the 1990's. This would seem to indicate collusion, if not intimidation by the government in encouraging the banks fulfilling their mandate of fiscal irresponsibility. You would think a third party shoud preside over the interrogations, and Chis, the mortgage man, Dodd and Barney, home business, Frank would take their rightful place on the downhill side of the room.

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