In today's comic, Fool contributor Daniel Joshua Rubin takes on the end of the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP. While few doubt that the government's massive bailouts have greatly benefited large financial institutions such as AIG (NYSE: AIG) and others, their benefits to Main Street remain in question.

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