Rolling Stone: Conspiracy Theorists Were Right, The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever

Everything Is Rigged: The Biggest Price-Fixing Scandal Ever

The Illuminati were amateurs. The second huge financial scandal of the year reveals the real international conspiracy: There’s no price the big banks can’t fix

By Rolling Stone journalist, Matt Taibbi

Conspiracy theorists of the world, believers in the hidden hands of the Rothschilds and the Masons and the Illuminati, we skeptics owe you an apology. You were right. The players may be a little different, but your basic premise is correct: The world is a rigged game. We found this out in recent months, when a series of related corruption stories spilled out of the financial sector, suggesting the world’s largest banks may be fixing the prices of, well, just about everything.

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I decided to post this because he opens with the “conspiracy theorists were right” bit.  Damn right we are, but you’re still not getting it Taibbi.  The STATE is the problem, not the banks.  The banks were only able to do what they did because of the millions of pages of financial regulations that structure and shape the industry.  A real free market would never have allowed such a banking system to form in the first place!