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Stockbrokers Carrying Guns

Reaction to citizen anger & threats? - We blamed Bush for 911 and now everyone blames Wall Street and big banks for the recession. It's gotten so bad that brokers are packing heat.

On Bloomberg.com, Alice Schroeder quotes a friend at Goldman Sachs as saying, "I just wrote my first reference for a gun permit." Supposedly bankers want to be ready to defend themselves in case of a populist uprising at their bank.Schroeder says (and most of us would agree) that "a little humility and contrition are probably the better route."

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