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55. The PIG who runs Bank of America made 20 Million last year, just pure plain
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  -"$500,000 is not a lot of money" Coexist  Feb-04-09 07:38 AM   #0 
  - I'd make the sacrifice and work for a measly $500,000  rurallib   Feb-04-09 07:42 AM   #1 
  - Living minimum wage, MAXIMUM wage, universal health care.  HughBeaumont   Feb-04-09 07:44 AM   #2 
  - I'd Like to Be A Klown Too and Get Paid 44MILLIONS To Fu*KUP!  DaLittle Kitty   Feb-04-09 04:38 PM   #129 
  - You are absolutely correct we must have a MAXIMUM wage  pokercat999   Feb-05-09 08:02 AM   #195 
  - Let 'Em Collapse...  KharmaTrain   Feb-04-09 07:44 AM   #3 
  - Yeah, what the heck. Let the economy collapse.  Buzz Clik   Feb-04-09 07:46 AM   #5 
     - Collapse?  ProfessorGAC   Feb-04-09 08:26 AM   #27 
  - If $500,000 was less than your annual bonus, taking a salary of $500,000 would be a big adjustment.  Buzz Clik   Feb-04-09 07:45 AM   #4 
  - well, then they need to adjust, don't they.  Coexist   Feb-04-09 07:47 AM   #7 
  - If their companies were solvent and successful, their salaries would be an internal matter.  Buzz Clik   Feb-04-09 07:51 AM   #11 
  - Where are the HB-1 visas? I have always maintained that we  tsuki   Feb-04-09 08:11 AM   #23 
  - Aha!  wryter2000   Feb-04-09 02:31 PM   #103 
  - Exactly.  AndrewP   Feb-04-09 04:01 PM   #125 
  - .  PassingFair   Feb-04-09 07:48 AM   #8 
  - Well I guess they should have saved  DoctorMyEyes   Feb-04-09 08:08 AM   #21 
  - Oddly enough, more than one of them have little liquid assets.  SmileyRose   Feb-04-09 11:16 AM   #60 
  - Oddly enough????? Fuck 'em, let them eat fucking peanut butter.  pattmarty   Feb-04-09 12:21 PM   #80 
  - Perfect. I've got some dried milk product from China they can wash it down with. nt  valerief   Feb-04-09 03:14 PM   #116 
  - In which case they may be forced to sell one of their $15million houses.  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-04-09 02:32 PM   #104 
  - Right. Should have saved instead of buying that boat  catrose   Feb-04-09 12:01 PM   #71 
  - Well, I guess they'll have to tap in to the off-shore accounts or sell their boats  dmr   Feb-04-09 08:12 AM   #24 
  - Yeah, but they're going to have a hard time getting the other 99% of us to feel sorry  grace0418   Feb-04-09 08:24 AM   #25 
  - Well, they could always moonlight.  lumberjack_jeff   Feb-04-09 09:29 AM   #37 
  - you do realize that,  reggie the dog   Feb-04-09 09:54 AM   #38 
  - I do? And you base this on what knowledge?  Buzz Clik   Feb-04-09 10:10 AM   #43 
     - faulty knowledge  reggie the dog   Feb-04-09 10:29 AM   #48 
     - No sweat -- it seems that my post was not well understood by many of the responders.  Buzz Clik   Feb-04-09 11:20 AM   #64 
     - That was inferred from the seemingly self referential mention of a  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-04-09 02:36 PM   #106 
  - You mean they might have to give up one of their jets?  Why Syzygy   Feb-04-09 10:24 AM   #46 
  - Don't get your hopes up...  oedura   Feb-04-09 08:56 PM   #158 
  - but what did they make last year? and the year before? they should have saved a little  Beaverhausen   Feb-04-09 11:27 AM   #66 
  - I kinda agree, but your comments assume that all execs were equally incompetent.  Buzz Clik   Feb-04-09 11:38 AM   #68 
  - I'm not saying they are, but if they make millions every year they really should have saved some  Beaverhausen   Feb-04-09 12:00 PM   #70 
  - Maybe not ALL, but certainly MOST. This has been going on.........  pattmarty   Feb-04-09 12:27 PM   #84 
  - There's a couple of things they don't teach you in Harvard Business School  underpants   Feb-04-09 06:04 PM   #146 
  - $500,000 was enough no so long ago  MindMatter   Feb-04-09 12:16 PM   #77 
  - yup  melissinha   Feb-04-09 07:47 PM   #156 
  - Who gives a rat's ass? (excuse me, angry at them, not you.)  robinlynne   Feb-04-09 12:53 PM   #90 
  - They can suck it up and like it  Raineyb   Feb-04-09 01:04 PM   #94 
  - hey, fuck them. I just got laid off and barely managed to get a job paying one third less  Lerkfish   Feb-04-09 02:45 PM   #108 
  - WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA THE HUMANITY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Political Heretic   Feb-04-09 02:50 PM   #110 
  - Being homeless is a big adjustment and they don't care who they make homeless. nt  valerief   Feb-04-09 03:13 PM   #115 
  - Let's see - either go BANKRUPT and get NOTHING, or make Five Hundred Thou a Year...  TankLV   Feb-04-09 11:38 PM   #169 
  - I think an "adjustment" is long overdue for these churls.  mwb970   Feb-05-09 07:59 AM   #194 
  - If companies want government welfare then there should be restrictions like this.  Wapsie B   Feb-04-09 07:47 AM   #6 
  - Brilliant idea!  Seldona   Feb-04-09 08:59 AM   #33 
  - Good idea  NEOhiodemocrat   Feb-04-09 04:50 PM   #132 
  - They could even pay their fair share of corporate taxes, too!  valerief   Feb-04-09 03:11 PM   #114 
  - Welfare Corporations run by Welfare Kings, next they'll  pokercat999   Feb-05-09 08:07 AM   #197 
  - US CEOs should try to live on what Japan Airline CEO does!  Serial Mom   Feb-04-09 07:50 AM   #9 
  - Japan learned during the bubble economy that businesses who pursue money first fail  Coexist   Feb-04-09 07:52 AM   #13 
     - Saw him interviewed - very reasonable man  Serial Mom   Feb-04-09 08:00 AM   #16 
        - i agree  Blue_Tires   Feb-04-09 12:27 PM   #85 
        - We have a major CEO like that in America  DoctorMyEyes   Feb-04-09 08:20 PM   #157 
           - I applaud CEO Jim Sinegal!  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 04:59 AM   #181 
  - Regulate the industry so there is no voodoo magic  .... callchet ....   Feb-04-09 07:50 AM   #10 
  - $500,000 would pay the salary of 13 people who make what I make  lunatica   Feb-04-09 07:51 AM   #12 
  - True  kenfrequed   Feb-04-09 10:08 AM   #41 
  - You are an advocate of socialism!  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 05:00 AM   #182 
  - I make about 25K, so that's 20 years salary for me.  panader0   Feb-04-09 07:52 AM   #14 
  - I know, imagine how long we could live on 500,000.  sarcasmo   Feb-04-09 10:50 AM   #53 
  - No kidding I once stretched $5000 into 19 months.  rcrush   Feb-04-09 12:48 PM   #89 
  - I make 15,000 a year , perhaps rendal would like to trade with me  proud patriot   Feb-04-09 05:42 PM   #139 
  - Fuck them. Fuck them all.  bunnies   Feb-04-09 07:52 AM   #15 
  - My sentiments exactly.  Lugnut   Feb-04-09 08:52 AM   #31 
  - I'd gladly work for $500,000 a year! Please, hire me.  pleah   Feb-04-09 08:00 AM   #17 
  - then screw up royally after 1-3 years  Serial Mom   Feb-04-09 08:06 AM   #19 
     - Me, Too  ProfessorGAC   Feb-04-09 08:31 AM   #29 
  - And "I don't care what you make" is EXACTLY what  SheilaT   Feb-04-09 08:04 AM   #18 
  - Sheila, I expect they could pick someone  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 05:02 AM   #183 
  - There are PLENTY of SMARTER people  LeftHander   Feb-04-09 08:06 AM   #20 
  - Only Till They Build Up Their Resume And Experience To Get Hired At A Company Offering Them Far More  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Feb-04-09 11:21 AM   #65 
  - Amoral capitalists.  hologram   Feb-04-09 08:11 AM   #22 
  - When I See Tons Of Fore-Closures In The Hamptons......  remember2000forever   Feb-04-09 08:26 AM   #26 
  - The MAXIMUM unemployment payment in Illinois is currently $321/week after taxes.  grace0418   Feb-04-09 08:27 AM   #28 
  - clearly high pay for CEOs/top executive isn't buying high quality leadership, or else we wouldn't  nashville_brook   Feb-04-09 08:44 AM   #30 
  - I know a guy whose salary is in that range. He lives here  LibDemAlways   Feb-04-09 08:55 AM   #32 
  - Logic problem: the current, highly compensated CEOs are who lead their companies to ruin  Romulox   Feb-04-09 09:02 AM   #34 
  - I think it's more than the money  elizfeelinggreat   Feb-04-09 09:07 AM   #35 
  - A very big k&r nt  wroberts189   Feb-04-09 09:09 AM   #36 
  - You have to put yourself in the CEO's shoes. He's not just doing a job. He's making  bertman   Feb-04-09 09:57 AM   #39 
  - It is very hard to believe their services are worth that much  treestar   Feb-04-09 09:58 AM   #40 
  - The PIG who runs Bank of America made 20 Million last year, just pure plain  sarcasmo   Feb-04-09 10:53 AM   #55 
  - +1 on "PIG"  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 05:06 AM   #184 
  - personal experience  NJCher   Feb-04-09 06:03 PM   #145 
  - Hey! They have to play golf!  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 05:08 AM   #185 
  - Thats a crock of shit  Confusious   Feb-05-09 02:46 AM   #179 
  - To these people $500k is an insult  Merlot   Feb-04-09 10:10 AM   #42 
  - Unbefuckinglievable gall  bunny planet   Feb-04-09 10:11 AM   #44 
  - Contractors.  Why Syzygy   Feb-04-09 10:21 AM   #45 
  - fine then don't accept the public's money to bail you out.  WI_DEM   Feb-04-09 10:24 AM   #47 
  - We need to find these people and kick their asses. They need to be afraid to be in public.  L0oniX   Feb-04-09 10:33 AM   #49 
  - I know I had some sympathy around here someplace.  madamesilverspurs   Feb-04-09 10:48 AM   #50 
  - I'll cough up a bit of sympathy...  Cassandra   Feb-04-09 12:42 PM   #87 
  - White collar concessions. The time is way overdue  livetohike   Feb-04-09 10:50 AM   #51 
  - Out of touch with Reality. I could live quite well with 500,00. I hope he gets this passed.  sarcasmo   Feb-04-09 10:50 AM   #52 
  - Why aren't these people in job retraining classes at their community college?  jgraz   Feb-04-09 10:51 AM   #54 
  - it's about time these assholes made some adjustments themselves  samsingh   Feb-04-09 11:03 AM   #56 
  - I've seen this firsthand and Mr. Reda is FULL OF IT  Lorien   Feb-04-09 11:06 AM   #57 
  - You see that a lot in sports, the next time you see  MikeNearMcChord   Feb-04-09 07:45 PM   #155 
  - I hereby volunteer to kill any company for a mere quarter million a year.  Vinca   Feb-04-09 11:09 AM   #58 
  - Error - you have already recommended this thread 92 times.  SmileyRose   Feb-04-09 11:12 AM   #59 
  - One commentator said that the CEO of Goldman Sachs made $68.5 million  question everything   Feb-04-09 11:17 AM   #61 
  - Maybe just firing the exec team  catrose   Feb-04-09 12:04 PM   #72 
     - When the original bailout was being negotiated,  Control-Z   Feb-05-09 05:31 AM   #189 
  - welfare comes with rules  busybl   Feb-04-09 11:17 AM   #62 
  - they'll have to use illegal aliens  Enrique   Feb-04-09 11:18 AM   #63 
  - $500,000 a year!  Chisox08   Feb-04-09 11:35 AM   #67 
  - They literally destroyed our economy; they should feel grateful just to have jobs.  closeupready   Feb-04-09 11:45 AM   #69 
  - If you work for minimum wage, it's 37 years' pay. n/t  nichomachus   Feb-04-09 12:07 PM   #73 
  - American jobless, homeless, no healthcare-$500K a SACRIFICE?  katty   Feb-04-09 12:10 PM   #74 
  - Righteous K&R!  berni_mccoy   Feb-04-09 12:12 PM   #75 
  - FYI - POTUS Makes $400k  NashVegas   Feb-04-09 12:14 PM   #76 
  - Thats an interesting point you raise - contract pay  yodoobo   Feb-04-09 12:17 PM   #78 
  - Let's see if I can make this clear: THEN GO BANKRUPT if you don't want OUR money. Period.  TankLV   Feb-05-09 12:02 AM   #170 
     - Why are you yelling at me.  yodoobo   Feb-05-09 10:06 AM   #203 
  - Talk about Pampered, Selfish and Greedy  fascisthunter   Feb-04-09 12:19 PM   #79 
  - Bullshit.  byrok   Feb-04-09 12:22 PM   #81 
  - It's a hell of a lot of money to  DearAbby   Feb-04-09 12:22 PM   #82 
  - ...then just send $500,000 to me, and we'll forget about it. nt  old mark   Feb-04-09 12:22 PM   #83 
  - These are the same assholes who were whining about "wealth redistribution".  D23MIURG23   Feb-04-09 12:35 PM   #86 
  - That's about 16-17 years of income pre-tax for us and  Skidmore   Feb-04-09 12:42 PM   #88 
  - How will we live without these delicate geniuses who so brilliantly managed  TwilightGardener   Feb-04-09 12:55 PM   #91 
  - ARGHHHH!!!!!!  prostock69   Feb-04-09 12:56 PM   #92 
  - The way they were doing things didn't work out too well either.  RC   Feb-05-09 04:01 PM   #205 
  - K&R  Usrename   Feb-04-09 12:57 PM   #93 
  - Such righteous anger!  CLANG   Feb-04-09 01:09 PM   #95 
  - Outsource? Sounds like a job Americans just won't do  AllyCat   Feb-04-09 01:18 PM   #96 
  - Jamie Dimon from JP Morgan compares banking to serving in Vietnam.  siligut   Feb-04-09 01:34 PM   #97 
  - Having been at the bank yesterday I can attest that he's right  Flirtus   Feb-04-09 05:03 PM   #135 
  - So i wonder what kind of tricks these guys will use to try and get around this limit...  cascadiance   Feb-04-09 01:44 PM   #98 
  - The problem with this is that it is not retro-active  ut oh   Feb-04-09 02:16 PM   #99 
  - that's 14 YEARS  guitar man   Feb-04-09 02:23 PM   #100 
  - wow, thanks for all the recs for my misspellings! sorry bout them  Coexist   Feb-04-09 02:25 PM   #101 
  - Well done. Edit it a bit and email it out as an LTTE to as many papers as you want.  Hekate   Feb-04-09 02:28 PM   #102 
  - It's not for somebody at that level.  taught_me_patience   Feb-04-09 02:34 PM   #105 
  - maybe they should try a three hour commute from NJ n/t  Confusious   Feb-05-09 02:48 AM   #180 
  - It's plenty for a company that's going under.  Raineyb   Feb-05-09 10:22 AM   #204 
  - any executive that can not manage to live on half a million cannot manage a company  Lerkfish   Feb-04-09 02:43 PM   #107 
  - Wow, who would ever admit in public that they could not live on  aquamarina   Feb-04-09 02:49 PM   #109 
  - Besides Paris Hilton?  RaleighNCDUer   Feb-04-09 03:39 PM   #119 
  - This is the place. Now is the time. OUTSOURCE CEOs.  mac56   Feb-04-09 02:56 PM   #111 
  - Well then they should go to the other firms and bring those  ooglymoogly   Feb-04-09 02:58 PM   #112 
  - Good, people who think $500K isn't a lot of money shouldn't be running these companies.  Incitatus   Feb-04-09 02:58 PM   #113 
  - There is really nothing that one person could do that would be worth  The_Casual_Observer   Feb-04-09 03:27 PM   #117 
  - Cry me a river  cherish44   Feb-04-09 03:37 PM   #118 
  - If they need lunch money, let 'em do what I do for it--  wizstars   Feb-04-09 03:47 PM   #120 
  - Don't worry, CEOs, I can see someone coming to help you.  Deep13   Feb-04-09 03:48 PM   #121 
  - People who make that kind of money...  JuniperLea   Feb-04-09 03:51 PM   #122 
  - I haven't forgotten.  Deep13   Feb-04-09 05:46 PM   #141 
  - if the "talented" CEOs go elsewhere then who is left to run the companies?  dem mba   Feb-04-09 03:53 PM   #123 
  - While I don't disagree with this...  RoadRage   Feb-04-09 03:57 PM   #124 
  - While there is no perfect solution, this sends a clear message -  closeupready   Feb-04-09 04:12 PM   #127 
  - Then let them go make the Japanese and Chinese corporations lose money.  Telly Savalas   Feb-04-09 07:14 PM   #154 
  - "Is the replacement as good...?" Are you serious???  Daemonaquila   Feb-04-09 09:30 PM   #162 
  - They could choose someone at random that  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 05:16 AM   #186 
  - You don't understand. These over paid CEO's and Board members are out of touch.  RC   Feb-05-09 04:25 PM   #206 
  - As the saying goes....fuckin' A right.  eyepaddle   Feb-04-09 04:03 PM   #126 
  - The attitude of the elite will not change in this country until  whatchamacallit   Feb-04-09 04:25 PM   #128 
  - I thought we did good making $90K combined this year  pasto76   Feb-04-09 04:41 PM   #130 
  - I don't make it any more  Tab   Feb-04-09 04:44 PM   #131 
  - The rules will allow boards to grant deferred compensation...  Scooter24   Feb-04-09 04:53 PM   #133 
  - AWESOME post! . K&R  Turborama   Feb-04-09 05:01 PM   #134 
  - ...  NorCalDem   Feb-04-09 05:24 PM   #136 
  - Ha ha - I can see them in interviews - I quit my last job cause they had  geckosfeet   Feb-04-09 05:26 PM   #137 
  - I think this restriction is likely to get shot down in the courts. n/t  crimsonblue   Feb-04-09 05:34 PM   #138 
  - On what grounds?  closeupready   Feb-04-09 06:13 PM   #149 
  - Fuck THOSE courts! nt  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 05:18 AM   #187 
  - Who wants to head a loser company that needs a government bailout?  AntiFascist   Feb-04-09 05:45 PM   #140 
  - Brilliant young executives who want to prove themselves  Lorien   Feb-04-09 06:10 PM   #148 
     - No reason, then, not to accept the limited salary...  AntiFascist   Feb-04-09 06:36 PM   #152 
  - Jesus, I had no idea how poor I was  condoleeza   Feb-04-09 05:56 PM   #142 
  - The salary range should be $10 - $20 annual for these corporate assholes.  undeterred   Feb-04-09 05:59 PM   #143 
  - I think President Obama  Politicalboi   Feb-04-09 06:01 PM   #144 
  - How about this? Instead of $500K, let them get up to $5 million in salary, but then  4lbs   Feb-04-09 06:06 PM   #147 
  - Bottom line: they will find plenty of qualified people to run the companies  MasonJar   Feb-04-09 06:13 PM   #150 
  - Where do I send my resume?  rpannier   Feb-04-09 06:28 PM   #151 
  - I think I'll take the hit and take the job for 500k. *sigh*  MrsBrady   Feb-04-09 06:45 PM   #153 
  - outsource all the frigging executive jobs.  leftofthedial   Feb-04-09 09:01 PM   #159 
  - why is it okay to ask union workers to give up perks, but not executives? n/t  RoccoR5955   Feb-04-09 09:01 PM   #160 
  - +1, Rocco!  Enthusiast   Feb-05-09 05:20 AM   #188 
  - This is sad and disgusting!  CLANG   Feb-04-09 09:05 PM   #161 
  - no wonder the economy is in tatters if these guys are that far removed from reality  Connonym   Feb-04-09 09:45 PM   #163 
  - Only playing Deal or No Deal should they say 500K isn't much money  benld74   Feb-04-09 09:47 PM   #164 
  - It would be pretty terrible  DissedByBush   Feb-04-09 10:03 PM   #165 
  - Then LET THEM GO BANKRUPT - and CLOSE THE COMPANY.  TankLV   Feb-05-09 12:23 AM   #172 
  - Yes, let them  DissedByBush   Feb-05-09 01:18 AM   #174 
     - We're not talking about Steve Jobs.  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 02:32 AM   #178 
  - He would win? In front of what jury?  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 02:29 AM   #176 
  - If it weren't so cold out I'd stand on a corner hold a sign say will work for $500,000!  pam4water   Feb-04-09 10:06 PM   #166 
  - Compared to ?? The burn rate of GM? Obama better focus on the solution, not this symbol!  L. Coyote   Feb-04-09 10:15 PM   #167 
  - This way  kitfalbo   Feb-04-09 10:29 PM   #168 
  - Highly recommended. n/t  Stand and Fight   Feb-05-09 12:19 AM   #171 
  - Yet UAW Workers Getting $28/Hr Is Too Much Money  Yavin4   Feb-05-09 12:57 AM   #173 
  - What "other firms" would these executives be going to?  Hello_Kitty   Feb-05-09 02:26 AM   #175 
  - Awesome Post  AyanRand Is Dead   Feb-05-09 02:31 AM   #177 
  - kr  Norrin Radd   Feb-05-09 05:57 AM   #190 
  - 500,000? Oh man, work one year and I would not be in debt anymore  carlyhippy   Feb-05-09 06:22 AM   #191 
  - Let those corps die - new ones WILL take their place  Sarah Ibarruri   Feb-05-09 06:28 AM   #192 
  - I'll run any company into the ground for $499,999.99.  Ganja Ninja   Feb-05-09 07:13 AM   #193 
  - My recipe is a gun and 5,000 Benjamin Franklins  MicaelS   Feb-05-09 08:07 AM   #196 
  - Option 1: Take 500 000. Option 2: Leave. Option 3: Pitchfork in your ass, head in a noose. Pick.  Evoman   Feb-05-09 08:13 AM   #198 
  - I think I know a way to set this straight. What say we start  salguine   Feb-05-09 08:21 AM   #199 
  - Well, for $500,000/year, I can tell you this much.  W_HAMILTON   Feb-05-09 08:25 AM   #200 
  - Kicked, recommended, and appropriated for (hopefully) a viral e-mail  NinetySix   Feb-05-09 08:28 AM   #201 
  - There's your fundamental disconnect right there.  Orsino   Feb-05-09 08:57 AM   #202 
 

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