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Could resist to copy here a funny comment made at the Guardian, associated to the article, not in response to M.Jacques, but to a third person:

"Capitalism hasn't failed, comrades! It's never been tried!".

by findmeaDoorIntoSummer on Mon Feb 18th, 2008 at 12:50:09 PM EST
It is surprising how often I have read comments like this, but then serious, as response to the credit crisis, blaiming it on the Fed, and the Fed is the government is the socialists is TehEvil.
by GreatZamfir on Mon Feb 18th, 2008 at 01:12:59 PM EST
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But the point about this being about power and domination remains.

Yes, this is my take as well.  It's really not about regional power and domination, it's about money and power by the elite.  

I can swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell. _ Blood Sweat & Tears

by Gringo (stargazing camel at aoldotcom) on Mon Feb 18th, 2008 at 03:38:57 PM EST
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