The government was so worried about bailing out failing corporate behemoths that they failed to make sure that the small business loan program that they created with the stimulus money was solvent. The program has already run out of money, and a good portion of what’s been doled out has actually gone to corporations, not small businesses. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what happened.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. 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