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Privatize The Banks Already


…The government is essentially taking over the role of intermediation – take funds in and lend them out – for the US economy.  This is a form of nationalization, and it will lead to all the lobbying and politically directed credits we have seen in other nationalized financial systems; taking away this credit once the economy starts to recover will not be easy.  We have state control of finance without, well, much control over banks or anything else – we can limit executive compensation (maybe) but we don’t get to appoint directors (or replace entire boards) and we have no say in who really runs anything.  Responsibility without power sounds accurate….Link to full article

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