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Sometimes the government is the problem. Sometimes it’s the solution. Sometimes banks are so big, we think they can’t possibly fail. Sometimes they’re so big, they do fail.

Sometimes America embraces a free market. And sometimes…it doesn’t.

Watch Mark Fiore take on our capitalist fickleness below:

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