As we all know the crisis was caused by banksters and by Supervisors ( like Greenspan and the SEC ) who made mistakes.
Their allies were the Media, who tell us all the time that they are critical, but in reality are complices, at least the higher echelons of the Media, who use their power to send off the real critical journalists. The result: something that work s like a conspiracy.
Not only the Media lack teeth, also academia: the large majority of monetary economists depend on the Fed for their career: Huffington.
But of course, it is not a conspiracy. It is only a constellation where those who understand the game and know what not to publish, make careers.
So every now and then some stories emerge that should not have emerged.
One of them is this: Bloomberg tells us that the big Banks have some interest privilige ( you mayconsider it a Tax benefit) which accounts for almost all of their profits. So in a way the tax-payer has to pay more taxers to compensate for this loss. Still we are keeping the banks alive, while these same banks treat us likes slaves:
One Senator , Elisabeth Warren , discussed the matter with Ben Bernanke:
Original Huffington Post article with videos. .