Did Wall Street cause the mess we are in? Should Washington place stronger regulations on the financial industry? Can we lower unemployment rates by controlling the free market? Answer: no. Not only is free-market capitalism good for the economy, it is our only hope for recovery. As the nations longest-serving CEO of one of the top twenty-five financial institutions, John Allison has had a unique inside view of the events leading up to the financial crisis. He has seen what the government has done to the real estate market and how government regulations only make matters worse. Now in this controversial wake-up call of a book, he has given us a solution. With shrewd insight, alarming insider details, and practical advice for todays leaders, this electrifying analysis is nothing less than a call to arms for a nation on the brink. In the end, youll understand why its so important to put the free back into free market.