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Wall Street: not a cause of the financial crisis, apparently

Last week, the Republican members of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission actually voted to remove the terms “Wall Street,” “Deregulation,” “Shadow Banking” and “Interconnected,” from the bipartisan report on the causes of the financial crisis.  You would think it would be tricky to explain the credit crunch without mentioning those concepts but somehow, they have managed.

The Republican report came out yesterday and guess what? It was all the government’s…

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