Blues from the Economy — Bailing Out — on March 18, 2009

We are hurting in the money department

No, wait! The love of money is the root of all evil! So are we less evil because we don’t have any. Or were the Fatcats who got us here more evil?

Go figure…

powerlineblog: AIG: How Bad Is It?: Lots of numbers have been attached to the AIG bailout; here again, the House subcommittee h.. http://tinyurl.com/d4vdgd #bailout
2009-03-18 23:57:18 · Reply · View
tlreyes: @ekreeger Obama’s at a town hall meeting on west coast trying to explain bank bailout. you can probably stream it live. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:57:08 · Reply · View
jackaldooley: @AnnieHamilton Dodd put in a clause in the stimulus that gave AIG right to give that money as bonuses, Pelosi hates ICE, 2010 resurge probs? #bailout
2009-03-18 23:57:02 · Reply · View
politickernm: [New Mexico FBIHOP] Heinrich signs on to bill to recoup AIG bonus money: The outrage over the bonuses given at t.. http://tinyurl.com/d8kmfc #bailout
2009-03-18 23:56:50 · Reply · View
KansasCityStar: AIG CEO says employees starting to return bonuses :

Under intense pressure from the Obama administratio.. http://tinyurl.com/dg4mv4 #bailout

2009-03-18 23:56:38 · Reply · View
newslinks: At Town Hall, Obama Hammers AIG Bonuses Again http://tinyurl.com/dcnkpt #bailout
2009-03-18 23:56:04 · Reply · View
tman3: Cranking up the grill for chicken…Why is America mad at AIG when congress passed the bailout money. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:55:54 · Reply · View
ElDistrito: From the Times: AIG CEO says employees starting to return bonuses http://twurl.nl/uztide #bailout
2009-03-18 23:55:45 · Reply · View
jepaco: When AIG operated on its own funds, they had a different approach to employees who demanded their bonuses: fire them. http://is.gd/nNv9 #bailout
2009-03-18 23:55:34 · Reply · View
politickerla: [New Orleans Times Picayune] AIG employees starting to return bonuses, CEO says: WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of .. http://tinyurl.com/c7hgdp #bailout
2009-03-18 23:55:29 · Reply · View
lisabeth60: This isnt on MSM yet that i have seen. Republicans Could Have Stopped AIG Bonuses http://snipr.com/e2yzn (via @dccc) #bailout
2009-03-18 23:55:20 · Reply · View
randymetzger: Who cares about AIG Bonuses? How about the billions of tax dollars AIG gave to foriegn & domestic banks. Looks like money laundering to me. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:55:07 · Reply · View
uponhim: You bettcha Obama, Congress Knew about AIG Bonuses and as always our Govn’t think we are always the idiots that can do nothing to stop it #bailout
2009-03-18 23:55:00 · Reply · View
TinCupDesigns: RT @ryking AIG chief calls bonuses "distasteful." (Fortunately, they had many bottles of $38,000 1926 Macallan Fine & Rare to wash them down #bailout
2009-03-18 23:54:25 · Reply · View
Biggin5: REALLY! AIG irresponsible with government bailout money! REALLY! I don’t know why everyone is so shocked. they started this mess we’re in. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:54:21 · Reply · View
dncblogs: TIME: Treasury Learned of AIG Bonuses Earlier Than Claimed http://ff.im/-1B8aN #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:56 · Reply · View
tmb1062: Perplexed. Shame on AIG and the AIG personnel that received those bonuses. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:57 · Reply · View
ozani: AIG CEO Liddy is expected to ask employees who received bonuses last week to give half of it back…seriously, FUCK YOU. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:42 · Reply · View
BusinessTalk: AIG chief says some have started paying back bonuses: video: http://bit.ly/NBXBE #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:35 · Reply · View
evan_burke: Umair Haque writes more scathing criticisms of the US bailout and AIG: http://blogs.harvardbusiness.org/haque/ (Warning: nerdy econospeak) #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:32 · Reply · View
ToddSullivan: RT @deepfoo: Given Dodd just fessed-up to punting the bonuses to AIG after saying he didn’t, the rage should be focused where it belongs #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:28 · Reply · View
bradkerr: AIG chief testifies some bonuses will be returned http://usat.me/?34474932 #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:23 · Reply · View
paulportugal: I’m just wondering what is everyone’s take is on proposed government action against the AIG execs and their huge bonuses? #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:06 · Reply · View
SondraAgusto: Why r over the counter sinus & migraine pills sugar coated? Its not candy. Makes no sense just like AIG bonuses for their derivative traders #bailout
2009-03-18 23:53:04 · Reply · View
1310kfkanews: RT:@ CBSRadioNews: Coming up @ 8pET: AIG head tells Congressional panel he’s asked for the bonuses to be giv.. http://tinyurl.com/cfkta4 #bailout
2009-03-18 23:52:47 · Reply · View
jaimedegriselle: RT @Q13FOX: AIG: Giving Back The Bonuses http://tinyurl.com/cdg4yc #bailout
2009-03-18 23:52:29 · Reply · View
JoeRemy: At AIG we work hard for our well deserved bonuses. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:52:11 · Reply · View
natatomic: If Dems say they didn’t know the stimulus guaranteed AIG’s bonuses, they’re admitting they had no idea what was in there to begin with #tcot #bailout
2009-03-18 23:51:59 · Reply · View
erolloverbeta: AIG’s CEO gives the rundown of the bonuses before congress
http://tinyurl.com/c82b3m #bailout
2009-03-18 23:51:47 · Reply · View
kateague: Less than 0.1% of AIG’s bailout money went to contractually obligated bonuses. Why is this a news story? #bailout
2009-03-18 23:51:22 · Reply · View
fjenkins: listening to congress scramble over the AIG bonuses is like watching roaches scatter when the light is turned on. They are to blame! #bailout
2009-03-18 23:51:20 · Reply · View
ToryAtWork: Tonight on @CountdownMSNBC: Rep. Barney Frank on the AIG hearing; Richard Wolffe on politics of the bailout; and James Moore on W’s legacy. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:50:49 · Reply · View
TelegraphWorld: AIG chairman asks employees to return bonuses http://tinyurl.com/ceywyu #bailout
2009-03-18 23:50:47 · Reply · View
TeleFinance: AIG chairman asks employees to return bonuses http://tinyurl.com/ceywyu #bailout
2009-03-18 23:50:04 · Reply · View
deepfoo: @pkedrosky Given Dodd just fessed-up to punting the bonuses to AIG after saying he didn’t, the rage should be focused where it belongs #bailout
2009-03-18 23:49:19 · Reply · View
KOCETV: Obama on bank and AIG bailout: Even thought it’s infuriating, stepping in was the right thing to do. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:49:05 · Reply · View
happening_DC: (WashExaminer) AIG CEO says employees starting to return bonuses http://tinyurl.com/dn6tf4 #bailout
2009-03-18 23:48:55 · Reply · View
LyndiT: RT @BuzzNewz AIG employees starting to return bonuses, CEO says (AP) http://cli.gs/bzW2eR #bailout
2009-03-18 23:47:50 · Reply · View
ryan_mccostlin: Rushanity defends AIG bonuses… speechless. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:47:49 · Reply · View
lhollow: How do the AIG people get bonuses with OUR money? Makes no sense — contracts are broken all the time. It is stealing — plain and simple. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:47:32 · Reply · View
GoodniteBurbank: Chris Dodd takes responsibility for AIG bonuses. Geinther gives him a big bonus for being so adult. #bailout
2009-03-18 23:47:06 · Reply · View
RealEstateBytes: for those of us that work on commission…maybe we should have worked for…AIG…hmmm (dreaming of bonuses) #bailout
2009-03-18 23:46:45 · Reply · View
dailykostv: Obama on AIG bonuses: DC can play the blame game, I’m going to fix this mess: http://tinyurl.com/cmarg3 #bailout
2009-03-18 23:46:19 · Reply · View
GardenPunk: Give back 1/2 of bonuses of $100k or more? AIG is not grounded in reality. I would like to know what % of taxpayers make less than $100k… #bailout
2009-03-18 23:46:07 · Reply · View
tcnl: happy the AIG employess have to repay there bonuses!!!! #bailout
2009-03-18 23:46:06 · Reply · View
draftmedia: AIG will return some bonuses http://srnk.net/rO2f #bailout
2009-03-18 23:46:04 · Reply · View
Smart_Investor: AIG employees who took bonuses getting death threats – http://bit.ly/18T9Ru #bailout
2009-03-18 23:46:04 · Reply · View
karenrothstein: I don’t get it. Wall St. still up. Does that mean they agree with the AIG bonuses? Hey stranger correlations have been made by the media! #bailout
2009-03-18 23:45:38 · Reply · View
pagesmissing: poly sigh: "$1 million dollars in bonuses to AIG executives? Sounds like an ordinary day in Philippine politics!" #bailout
2009-03-18 23:45:37 · Reply · View
ggraha01: Have there always been this many bonuses being handed out? First AIG Now Fannie Mae http://bit.ly/17ZxCI #bailout
2009-03-18 23:45:19 · Reply · View

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