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Prosecuting Wall Street not possible, but prosecuting food stamp fraud is

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Priorities, priorities. It's much easier to chase problems with the food stamp problem because that surely winds up the right wing crowd, who we know already loves Democrats and Obama. Everyone knows that there will always be fraud in any program but should this really take priority over the much more costly and significant problems on Wall Street? Even on Wall Street, the Attorney General prefers chasing after small crimes that had nothing to do with the market failures that led to the crash. Outside of Wall Street, the Attorney General somehow also has managed to ask Americans to be vigilant and report IP crimes.

The list of excuses and diversions really gets old. At a minimum, Washington needs to shut down the revolving door between the federal government/Congress/White House and industry lobbying. If they can't find time to start with something as simple and necessary as that...
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OpedNews volunteer from 2005 to 2013.

Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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