The United States' financial system is broken for all but a few at the top -- that much is plain. But given the complexity and size of Big Finance, it's hard to pin down why.
"You name it, we are buying it," says NYPD Chief Bill Bratton as city purchases $7.5 million in military-style gear.
Ms. Johannsen is the founder and executive director of All Education Matters. She also writes about everyday life, and is an ESL tutor in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area.