Episode

3/22 Matt Taibbi, the Bank of America Con

March 22, 2012

Matt Taibbi from Rolling Stone on corrupt culture of Bank of America; how CEO rivalry and government regulation created the banking behemoth that conned the American people into bankruptcy.  In the better half, Josh Orton on Walker recall and latest Wisconsin news, Komen Foundation fall from grace and NYPD incites violence at Trayvon Martin rally.  Your calls (another Libertarian try!) and IMs.

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