The Zeitgeist, In One Photo

This pic, from twitter user @reclaimuc, via Jamie Kilstein of the excellent Citizen Radio, on the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, pretty much sums it, four years after the financial crisis that brought down Lehman, made the taxpayers 85% owners of AIG Insurance, and nearly wiped out the global financial system:

Harmonic Convergence

A while back, towards the beginning of Occupy Wall Street, I wrote a post called Connecting The Dots, in which I made the case that public anger at the banksters' astonishingly audacious fraud and greed and sense of entitlement had not gone away in 2008 because the country (mostly the incoming administration) consciously chose not to pursue the worst excesses of the banksters which led up to the...