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Dick Cheney

No one should be above the law [Letter]

Our leaders say we are a nation of laws. They say we must live by the rule of law. In reality, there are two sets of laws; one for the rich and powerful and the other for the rest of us. The Wall Street banksters crashed the economy through fraud and other criminal acts, resulting in a loss of trillions of dollars to the economy and us. How did the government respond? It gave the banksters hundreds of billions in bailout money. How did the banksters use the money? They gave themselves multi-million dollar bonuses and sat on most of the money. Little of this money trickled down. The Wall Street banks got the gold mine and we got the shaft with mortgage foreclosures, lost savings,...