I think we will look back in 10 years’ time and say we should not have done this but we did because we forgot the lessons of the past, and that that which is true in the 1930’s is true in 2010.

— Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota) in an article in the New York Times on November 5, 1999 about the bill that repealed the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933, relaxing the bank laws.