white supremacist("whack job"?) Hal Turner has described a plan to violently over throw the fed gov by selective asassination in his blog, and has declared an ultimatum for the return of bonuses and perks paid for by taxpayer bailouts of dec26th.I won't paste the text but its here:http://www.halturnershow.blogspot.com this has also been picked up by Dennigers' market ticker: http://market-ticker.org/archives/697-To-Our-Government-You-Must-Act-Now.html part of market ticker:" I don't like this one bit, it is way beyond "polite discourse" (and IMHO quite possibly into a realm that one should not cross) but it is entirely predictable, and unfortunately, is unlikely to be an isolated incident. Why? Because an increasing number of people no longer have any belief that the government exists to prosecute crimes and convict crooks. In fact, there is a rapidly-growing belief among the population that the government and its agents have turned into the felons. There is an uneasy "chatter" in this general vein showing up, widely dispersed among the population, but I hear it both in online and offline conversations almost as a "backhanded" comment now - much like occurred when Nixon was caught doctoring the Watergate tapes. The difference is that this time the people know their wallets are being robbed instead of a political party's documents ensconced in a file cabinet. This had better not spread into a widely and strongly-held opinion, and there is in fact only one way for the government to stop that from occurring. We must see indictments of the bankers and government insiders who were involved in creating this mess. It needs to start happening right now. TODAY. We need a dozen Fitzgeralds' (the Federal prosecutor going after Illinois' Governor), we need them today, and they must include in their investigations referrals to grand juries and indictments aimed at the people inside these regulatory agencies where appropriate - that is, everyone who was involved in any form of fraud related to this mess. I don't care if they're a banker, a broker, a Treasury Secretary, an OTS or OCC official, an SEC employee or a Congressperson. Each and every one of the people involved need to be investigated, if appropriate indicted, arrested and see the Rule of Law imposed upon them, right here, right now. Why? Because if this doesn't start happening very soon there is a very real risk that the meme that is now starting to take hold - that our government is in fact the felon in chief - will spread and reach critical mass within the population. We cannot - and must not - have that happen, for once it does the societal consequences that flow from that belief cannot be stopped. There is only one way to stop the progression of this belief through society and that is for the government to prove to the citizenry that it will enforce the law even when the people who have to be arrested, charged and jailed are government employees and "favored" powerful individuals who have been robbing the public for over a decade. We are running out of time and what I want for Christmas is for our government to show the citizens of this great nation that it is not the felon and the people who are the felons will be indicted, arrested and prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law - no matter who they are. If our government does not do this, and do it fast, then may God have mercy, because I am absolutely certain we will need it.