I was working on a piece like this, but the fine blogger who's Still On Patrol is out there with an excellent summary of the disgusting greed by the wheelers & dealers who helped us into the current financial mess and now want to take their bonuses and tax-payer bailout bucks.
Good on President Obama and his cabinet for calling out this wretched Wall Street excess. But bad on the Dem-controlled House of Representatives for its porky, special interest feeding response.
Let's hope the Senate and the Executive Branch come up with something better, and that the rest of us who contributed to this disaster by our own sloppy self interest learn to live by something nobler than this crap.
For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil, for which some have strayed from the faith in their greediness, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. I Timothy 6:10