I’ve been avoiding politics lately, and that’s a good thing. But this bit is a little obscure, and should maybe be out there;

Skimble says;

Buying the bailout. While Obama is being blamed by mindless commenters and cable talking heads for the recent market turmoil and the halving of everyone’s 401(k) accounts, it might be useful to take a look a bit further back to see where the blame really lies (InvestmentNews):

The financial services industry spent more than $5 billion on political contributions and lobbying from 1998 through 2008, according to a study released today.

I found it at Sideshow. My block quoting machine has screwed up the blocking, so now you have to go read it.

Like I been saying, eat the rich.

I’ll go back to bad pictures now.