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skooooo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-17-09 04:47 AM
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52. Yes, of course..what I meant was..

Whether it was too late to get the AIG bonus money back. That's all I meant.
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  -Rage at AIG Swells As Bonuses Go Out stevedeshazer  Mar-16-09 10:49 PM   #0 
  - 'they' could do the decent thing and return the bonuses  Rosa Luxemburg   Mar-16-09 10:56 PM   #1 
  - Rosa, sweetie, do you really think America is made of people who return two and three million  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 04:40 AM   #50 
     - "It's putting people's lives in danger."  saigon68   Mar-17-09 06:34 AM   #63 
     - their time has come!!!  Rosa Luxemburg   Mar-18-09 06:31 AM   #80 
  - "I have a horrible, horrible, horrible feeling that this is going to end badly."  skooooo   Mar-16-09 10:57 PM   #2 
  - Isn't that the truth?  stevedeshazer   Mar-16-09 10:59 PM   #5 
  - No, no. Needs it to bulletproof the limo.  aquart   Mar-16-09 11:31 PM   #17 
  - It already HAS ended badly --- for the taxpayers. n/t  Tansy_Gold   Mar-16-09 11:36 PM   #18 
  - Do you really think this has ended?  skooooo   Mar-17-09 12:12 AM   #26 
     - For many people it has.  Tansy_Gold   Mar-17-09 12:23 AM   #29 
     - Thank you...  GreatInDayton   Mar-17-09 12:51 AM   #32 
     - I have no idea how many posts you need to PM  Tansy_Gold   Mar-17-09 01:06 AM   #34 
     - Welcome to DU, GreatinDayton  JDPriestly   Mar-17-09 02:02 AM   #41 
     - Yes, of course..what I meant was..  skooooo   Mar-17-09 04:47 AM   #52 
     - No, it hasn't ended yet. They'll get more of our money yet. Watch.  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 04:41 AM   #51 
  - Spoken like a man who just saw the peasants storming the castle with pitchforks and torches  Hekate   Mar-17-09 03:13 AM   #44 
  - I think by badly, he meant they might HAVE to give the money back  Taverner   Mar-17-09 09:51 AM   #70 
  - Did a single one of them offer to forfeit their bonuses?  closeupready   Mar-16-09 10:57 PM   #3 
  - It mentioned people quitting but didn't give any more details.  Pirate Smile   Mar-16-09 11:00 PM   #6 
  - It said that the bad boys who did bad things are gone.  aquart   Mar-16-09 11:37 PM   #21 
  - Indeed.  Quiz Master   Mar-17-09 12:58 AM   #33 
  - When did they leave? And what did the very good boys do to earn these bonuses so fast?  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 04:52 AM   #54 
     - My understanding is that they received the bonuses on SUNDAY.  WorseBeforeBetter   Mar-17-09 10:16 PM   #79 
  - That's called "Take the money and run." Andrew Cuomo just may be our next President.  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 04:51 AM   #53 
  - geniuses? or belief mongers? duh? where does the x/y go?  earcandle   Mar-17-09 12:44 AM   #31 
  - I was being facetious, but it's hard to be facetious with this kind of format,  closeupready   Mar-17-09 09:26 AM   #69 
  - IIRC, the Liddy guy said he would give up his, and maybe one or two other top dogs.  Why Syzygy   Mar-17-09 07:00 AM   #65 
  - That's about as likely as someone in Congress turning down a raise  marshall   Mar-17-09 11:09 AM   #72 
     - Yes, that's exactly correct. Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" is their Bible.  closeupready   Mar-17-09 11:13 AM   #73 
     - Not a good comparison  Pastiche423   Mar-17-09 04:41 PM   #77 
  - Very interesting article. People need to read to the bottom (it is only one page).  Pirate Smile   Mar-16-09 10:59 PM   #4 
  - My outrage is just ramping up.  Why Syzygy   Mar-16-09 11:03 PM   #9 
  - Drip...Drip...Drip... n/t  agent46   Mar-16-09 11:00 PM   #7 
  - This right here ...  Why Syzygy   Mar-16-09 11:02 PM   #8 
  - Lots of very smart people are unemployed now. AIG can hire them. Since the bad people  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 05:15 AM   #57 
     - Just about anyone can run a paper shredder. nt  Why Syzygy   Mar-17-09 06:58 AM   #64 
  - It will end badly, I think  Stargazer09   Mar-16-09 11:05 PM   #10 
  - I hope you're correct, but I doubt it. White collar crooks just don't suffer commensurate with  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 05:17 AM   #58 
     - I know  Stargazer09   Mar-17-09 08:52 AM   #67 
  - maybe people just need to look on the internet  tomm2thumbs   Mar-16-09 11:09 PM   #11 
  - Thanks! That is awesome.  earcandle   Mar-17-09 01:06 AM   #35 
  - sure a lot of 'vice presidents' on that list - all chiefs and no indians if you ask me  tomm2thumbs   Mar-17-09 01:19 AM   #40 
     - Some companies give out titles instead of real money. Apparently, AIG was generous with both.  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 05:18 AM   #59 
  - I warned earlier that anger over this is REAL and the tone deaf  mbperrin   Mar-16-09 11:13 PM   #12 
  - This is for real and people are going to be pissed off about it  stevedeshazer   Mar-16-09 11:16 PM   #13 
  - Sounds like AIG is begining to understand how the French aristocrats felt  Larkspur   Mar-16-09 11:21 PM   #14 
  - Good  primavera   Mar-16-09 11:40 PM   #22 
  - Not only AIG. I bet lots of companies and stockholders are watching this and  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 05:04 AM   #56 
  - I feel compelled to post this video.  Gregorian   Mar-16-09 11:22 PM   #15 
  - oh thank you!  earcandle   Mar-17-09 01:12 AM   #37 
     - It was a classic.  Gregorian   Mar-17-09 12:43 PM   #75 
  - Yeah, but people with million dollar bonuses don't go postal.  aquart   Mar-16-09 11:31 PM   #16 
  - How does "keep them going" equal "keep them in luxury"?  aquart   Mar-16-09 11:36 PM   #19 
  - Interesting points:  Beacool   Mar-16-09 11:37 PM   #20 
  - IF AIG is owned by the federal government  Tansy_Gold   Mar-17-09 01:10 AM   #36 
     - No permission necessary. When you sue a company, you are not suing the stockholders. That is  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 05:00 AM   #55 
        - Exactly, there is no permission needed.  Beacool   Mar-17-09 08:36 AM   #66 
  - Mob mentality fueled by politicians and angry people  cosmicone   Mar-16-09 11:40 PM   #23 
  - Yeah, and from Obama on down they are adding flames to the fire.  Beacool   Mar-17-09 09:23 AM   #68 
  - I have more of a problem with my tax dollars being given to foreign banks through AIG.  Mr. Hyde   Mar-16-09 11:55 PM   #24 
  - IMO, this is a diversion  MadrasT   Mar-17-09 11:19 AM   #74 
  - What would have happened to the bonuses IF the taxpayers had not paid the bail out?  Why Syzygy   Mar-16-09 11:59 PM   #25 
  - Grassley had a hell of a quote about this:  Frank Booth   Mar-17-09 12:14 AM   #27 
  - What a bunch of white gloved sissies  bluestateguy   Mar-17-09 12:17 AM   #28 
  - I suspect "AIG" on a resume is going to be a badge of shame from here on out  tomm2thumbs   Mar-17-09 12:33 AM   #30 
  - does the public lose its life insurance and pensions if this goes down?  earcandle   Mar-17-09 01:18 AM   #38 
  - Depends on who is looking at the resume, I would think.nt  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 05:38 AM   #60 
  - Seems like time to quote Phil Ochs' 'Ringing of Revolution'  starroute   Mar-17-09 01:19 AM   #39 
  - Punitive damages? For what cause of action?  JDPriestly   Mar-17-09 02:12 AM   #42 
  - If they are bankrupt, it won't matter... the Federal Gov. should have put pressure on employees to  JCMach1   Mar-17-09 03:41 AM   #46 
  - This is a very good read ...highly recommended knr nt  wroberts189   Mar-17-09 02:30 AM   #43 
  - "It's going to blow up," said a senior Financial Products manager  SlingBlade   Mar-17-09 03:32 AM   #45 
  - Sounds like a good idea to me  christx30   Mar-17-09 04:25 AM   #47 
  - I don't recommend violence but we, the taxpayers, got exploited and we need our voices heard....  ExExGOP   Mar-17-09 04:34 AM   #48 
  - This is like giving me a performance bonus for gambling at Vegas and losing big.  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 04:38 AM   #49 
  - Why doesn't the law of fraudulent conveyances apply to these bonuses? Yes, a  No Elephants   Mar-17-09 05:51 AM   #61 
  - I have a real problem with the arguments for this bonus...  cap   Mar-17-09 06:27 AM   #62 
  - "It's putting people's lives in danger."  depakid   Mar-17-09 09:55 AM   #71 
  - IMO, the management, the government and the media all dropped the ball  stevedeshazer   Mar-17-09 07:39 PM   #78 
  - If " lives in danger" is what it takes to correct this Greedy behavior, then MOB RULES apply.  sarcasmo   Mar-17-09 03:49 PM   #76 

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