One of the least realized and understood consequences of the financial/economic crisis is that the National Treasury of the United States of America has effectively been privatized and handed over to the very criminals and psychologically deranged business goons who crippled us in the first place.

For more, read a recent piece in The Atlantic magazine called The Quiet Coup Simon Johnson reveals the hideous truth

And if you are still not convinced, you can read Naomi Klein writing in Rolling Stone Magazine

Or if you still want more, you can read Matt Taibi in his piece called The Big Takeover

President Obama has yet again decided to fight the wrong war with the wrong people and against the wrong people.  I wrote about his plans in Afghanistan earlier – plans based on a misreading and a misrepresentation of the causes of the crisis in that country.

The lunatics have taken over the asylum!