Why does one of today's new items not surprise me?
Since Bank of America cannot hope to garner more taxpayer money to fund their mistakes and misjudgments, the only possible way to increase profits. reward senior staff, and stick it to taxpayers is to dump workers into unemployment lines across the country. The government will be forced to pick up the tab, the little guy still suffers, and Republican allies are handed another cudgel with which to attack a Democratic president. You can be certain that people at the top will not suffer. Many will receive large bonus payments for reaching profit goals (set by themselves) by putting colleagues out on the streets.
Once again, it becomes clear that the seeds of its own destruction are inherent in capitalism, democracy, and human life...
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.