By BAR executive editor Glen Ford
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Glen Ford notes that more than $23 trillion dollars has been steered to the financial sector since the Wall Street Meltdown, far exceeding the total value of everything produced and consumed in the entire US economy in any year. Most of this largesse has been bestowed upon the banksters not under Bush, but under Obama. For the ruling class, the Obama craze came along just in time to divert real opposition to their continued wars and their swallowing of the American state, whole.