If the Government Is Going to Spy … Why Doesn’t It Do Something Useful?
The big banks have committed massive crimes and manipulated virtually every market.
The failure to prosecute fraud is preventing a sustainable economic recovery.
As such, prosecuting Wall Street fraud is arguably an issue of national security.
The government is collecting everything … and spying on just about everything we do.
We are passionately opposed to mass surveillance. But – if the government is doing so – why can’t it gather info on the crimes of the big banks … so we can prosecute them?
You might assume that spying is only used to stop terrorism.
But the government has – in fact – often invoked national security powers in regards to the financial system.