By continuing to cater to the rich who don't want to impose reasonable regulations on Wall Street, Republicans continue to propel the injustices of the past. The corruption and the fraud that made the rich richer and collapsed our economy continues to be unrestrained.
What did the SEC do when it realized the danger to other investors from high-speed trading? Did it warn the American people? Order high speed trading to cease? Ban algorithms designed to cheat other investors? Absolutely not!
The real mystery of our current economic mess is how quiet progressives are. We seem constitutionally incapable of facing the enormity of the employment crisis. Why? Part of the answer lies in our permanent attachment to the Democratic Party.