Given the scope of Wall Street's criminality and its impunity, the US effectively is under Wall Street corporate rule. Any Rule of Law in the United States is just an illusion... And no change is on the horizon either...
===14-02-12 US: The Mobsters of Wall Street===
By Jim Hightower`
Assume that you ran a business that was found guilty of bribery, forgery, perjury, defrauding homeowners, fleecing investors, swindling consumers, cheating credit card holders, violating U.S. trade laws and bilking American soldiers. Can you even imagine the kind of punishment you'd get?