Good luck with that. The financial industry has mounted quite a successful legal campaign to slow down implementation of new financial rules meant to ensure banks bear the costs of their risky business, rather than us. As Baker points out:
Obviously these numbers are very speculative but the basic story is very simple. If you want to have a big political battle in Washington, start yelling about people freeloading on food stamps, but if you actually care about where the real money is, look at the massive wreckage being done by the Wall Street boys and incompetent policy makers in Washington.--B.B.