Guns and Butter

Guns and Butter – August 29, 2007

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The U.S. Banking System: Too Big To Bail Out

Interview with economic historian and author, Webster Tarpley, on the global financial crisis. We discuss
his new 17-page article, Helicopter Ben Unleashes Hyper-Inflation, including the bailout of Wall Street,
inflation, demise of the dollar, derivatives, hedge funds, the plunge protection team, commodities as the
next "bubble", and what we should do. Tarpley is author of Surviving the Cataclysm, A Study of the
World Financial Crisis (Your Guide Through the Greatest Financial Crisis in Human History). He is
also author of 9/11 Synthetic Terror, Made in the U.S.A.; Against Oligarchy; and co-author of George
Bush: The Unauthorized Biography. Visit his website at www.tarpley.net.