Why Doesn’t the Government Use Its Mass Surveillance to Bust the Big Criminals … the Banksters? | Washington’s Blog

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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.

via Why Doesn’t the Government Use Its Mass Surveillance to Bust the Big Criminals … the Banksters? | Washington’s Blog.

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