bill clintons deregulation
the repeal of glass steagal
the community futures modernization act
corrupt politicians and ignorant masses
bipartisan acts towards failure
i really dont know/and/or care
Most of the questions are merely contributing factors. The real cause is our society adopting casino capitalism as legitimate, and dropping actual investment in productive enterprise.
It's mostly deficit spending, corrupt politicians and lack of responsibility in congress.
Deregulation, failure to re-regulate when it was obvious that it was a mistake, a government that ignored the warning signs, people who were idiots and thought they could live beyond their means, dishonest banks without oversight, there's more than enough blame to spread around.