Thanks to a provision tucked inside the recent bailout package, roughly $450 billion in bailout funds will be spent by corporations with absolutely no oversight. Businesses aren’t required to hold meetings or even report how they spend this money, opening up the very real probability that this money will be misused by corporations. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced