Matt Taibbi: America’s biggest banks took part in a nationwide bid-rigging conspiracy

American journalist Matt Taibbi by Tony / Wikimedia *

(United States of America v. Carollo, Goldberg) this just-completed trial in downtown New York against three faceless financial executives really was historic. Over 10 years in the making, the case allowed federal prosecutors to make public for the first time the astonishing inner workings of the reigning American crime syndicate, which now operates not out of Little Italy and Las Vegas, but out of Wall Street.

Matt Taibbi

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The Police State Abolishes the Trial

Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.

“Today, every single citizen, no matter how free he or she may feel in daily life, is in reality a sitting duck. You can be made to disappear. There is essentially no way you can escape once the feds sweep you into their net. There is no justice.”
“Yet the rise and entrenchment of the American police state are rarely questioned.”

Lew Rockwell

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