The SEC has taken its first action against Goldman Sachs for alleged investor fraud — will it help efforts for financial reform and regulation? Or will the financial giant just be slapped with a fine and then allowed to continue business as usual? Truthdig’s own Robert Scheer points out Goldman’s ties to several successive administrations, while Tony Blankley spies a bit of conspiracy in the timing of this announcement. Meanwhile, Arianna Huffington phones it in, but only in terms of the technology she uses to take part in this week’s show. –KA


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