JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon doesn't get why Obama blasted financiers getting federal welfare for continuing to shovel millions into the pockets of their executives and employees. Banks didn't cause all of the problems, Dimon says. JP Morgan did better than most banks, he's thinking. We have to pay to retain the best employees (like they're going to get a job if they quit), he says.

Suck it up, pal. Everybody's making sacrifices. Life isn't fair, and it's really not fair this year. The majority of homeowners who didn't default are paying for a large minority who did. Retailers who did little to cause the crisis are getting killed. Collateral damage is everywhere. But guess what? The people who can most afford to make sacrifices, the people who did most to cause the catastrophe, the people who are benefiting most at the expense of taxpayers, are whining the loudest. Quite amazing.

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From CNBC:

The blame on Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae is especially disingenuous. Fannie and Freddie, flawed as they were, were largely victims of Wall Street's excess.

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