Blues from the Economy — Bailing Out — on April 20, 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…

newschomper: AIG picks up $30 billion bailout http://tinyurl.com/c4tv2f #bailout
2009-04-20 23:46:58 · Reply · View
SpencerCYoung: @andersoncooper Scores are subjected to Bailout Bank horrors noted at http://www.MEVEP.com–my family will be saved if this gets coverage – HELP ! #bailout
2009-04-20 23:36:13 · Reply · View
AlexOster: @xtapol I agree on the bailout, they should declare insolvent, put in receivership to prevent a repeat of Japan’s zombie bank problem #bailout
2009-04-20 23:19:06 · Reply · View
info4every1: RT @zipzip1212: RT @dahwg: Fannie Mae CEO Becomes Treasury’s Bank Bailout Chief! They hired the fox to watch the hen house. BRILLIANT! … #bailout
2009-04-20 23:07:08 · Reply · View
queenamandine: i am still mad that Bank of America, which received 45B bailout and posted 4.2B profit today, is screwing their best clients with high int. #bailout
2009-04-20 22:55:04 · Reply · View
zipzip1212: RT @dahwg: Fannie Mae CEO Becomes Treasury’s Bank Bailout Chief! They hired the fox to watch the hen house. BRILLIANT! http://bit.ly/ … #bailout
2009-04-20 22:50:31 · Reply · View
dahwg: Fannie Mae CEO Becomes Treasury’s Bank Bailout Chief! They hired the fox to watch the hen house. BRILLIANT! http://bit.ly/T8cBj #TCOT #bailout
2009-04-20 22:49:46 · Reply · View
Krimaps: Reading NY Times. "As Wild Horses Multiply, Voice for Contraception ". Bail out for bank, WallStreet, Auto but no bailout for poor horses. #bailout
2009-04-20 22:28:03 · Reply · View
UKProgressive: Bank Bailout explained in language everyone can understand! To the bar!!! http://bit.ly/DLQSi #topprog #tcot #jtwits #p2 #obama #bailout
2009-04-20 22:07:00 · Reply · View
thighmaster: Saw a guy with an AIG umbrella. Was gonna give him a bailout in the form of a punch to the testicles. Decided against it #bailout
2009-04-20 22:05:54 · Reply · View
SpencerCYoung: …Bob Hatley, as well as Morgan Stanley bailout bank CEO John Mack, and his Duke Trustee buddy, Bob Steel, ex-Wachovia CEO … #bailout
2009-04-20 21:34:14 · Reply · View
howdous: Open Question: What do you think of the bank bailout? http://tinyurl.com/d4lxnw #bailout
2009-04-20 20:54:30 · Reply · View
moodtros: Desire of the moment—- Board shorts and a diving board. I could use a dip in the pool! I blame global warming on the bank bailout! #bailout
2009-04-20 20:50:03 · Reply · View
chaosnet3: "Their anger stemmed in large part from AIG’s decision to move forward with retention bonuses for executives …. #bailout
2009-04-20 20:36:51 · Reply · View
RealEstateHeavy: Next Up: Bank Bailout Equity Investments? http://bit.ly/cg79P #bailout
2009-04-20 20:19:57 · Reply · View
davegreten: @davidgregory Ask him why Goldman Sachs got $13 billion from the AIG bailout. #bailout
2009-04-20 20:17:42 · Reply · View
LawPassion: Justices Skeptical on Allowing Iraq to Be Sued: The bailout of AIG has meant a lot of work for Sullivan & Cr.. http://bit.ly/7XHGH #bailout
2009-04-20 20:04:52 · Reply · View
stephensantoro: the US Government is cracking down in AIG expense. I am against that, and those bonuses should be PAID UNCONTESTED #bailout
2009-04-20 19:53:53 · Reply · View
One_News_Page: Feds may stretch bailout cash by converting bank loans to stock http://tinyurl.com/cojgpt #News #bailout
2009-04-20 19:50:20 · Reply · View
MargHamp: Nerve (polit payback?)- Former Fannie Mae CEO Allison (responsible for lots..) appointed to head $700B "bank bailout" as Asst Sec Treasury #bailout
2009-04-20 19:46:49 · Reply · View
housingwire: Next Up: Bank Bailout Equity Investments?: If anything, the nation’s financial crisis has clearly led to s.. http://tinyurl.com/d99tlc #bailout
2009-04-20 19:35:35 · Reply · View
ranggrol: @aureliom / Sure. As Olbermann pointed out. Freedom Works funded teabaggers AFTER they lobbied for AIG to get bailout funds. Hypocrisy? #bailout
2009-04-20 19:19:48 · Reply · View
Charlie529: @planetmoney Yes, interest conversion of bailout loans to common stock. But…I am more interested in bank earnings statements. Any cash? #bailout
2009-04-20 18:49:36 · Reply · View
NycLifeG: Another bailout for AIG… Any Ideas on what is to come? #bailout
2009-04-20 18:29:26 · Reply · View
2digital: Well I kind do work for AIG, so maybe the government will not mind sending me some bailout money for the card.. =) #bailout
2009-04-20 18:26:14 · Reply · View
BrittBook: Can converting existing government loans to common stock prevent further bank bailout spending? Hmm. http://bit.ly/SkXkF #bailout
2009-04-20 18:22:34 · Reply · View
BrittBook: Can converting existing g’ovt loans to common stock prevent further bank bailout spending? Hmm. http://bit.ly/SkXkF #bailout
2009-04-20 18:21:19 · Reply · View
stagehandsteve: AIG is the thorn in the foot hold of America’s future. Thousands cant get the Doctors help needed even with the bailout $ #bailout
2009-04-20 18:20:19 · Reply · View
Jordy90025: The Phoenix’s bailout bank fails http://bit.ly/c8Dck #bailout
2009-04-20 17:02:24 · Reply · View
USPoliticsConvo: bank of america earnings | Republican hypocrisy on AIG bonuses … http://bit.ly/mdg9y #bailout
2009-04-20 16:47:48 · Reply · View
Rants_and_Raves: AIG Bonuses- Rep. Barney Frank, calls them extortion – http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/rnr/1091298747.html #bailout
2009-04-20 16:42:23 · Reply · View
timu_matt: Another day, another $30 Billion bailout for AIG which will undoubtedly find it’s way to the big banks – http://tinyurl.com/c6gwo3 #bailout
2009-04-20 16:41:57 · Reply · View
savetheusa: Bank bailout plan’s ‘stress tests’ already causing stress – Los Angeles Times – http://tinyurl.com/clusa8 #bailout
2009-04-20 16:38:06 · Reply · View
doylealbee: RT @DaveTaylor: Here’s surprising news for the Bailout Season: "Bank of America’s first-quarter net income soared to $4.2 billion" WTF? #bailout
2009-04-20 16:37:47 · Reply · View
ronaldlewis: RT @DaveTaylor Here’s news I didn’t expect to see during Bailout Season: "Bank of America’s first-quarter net income soared to $4.2 billion" #bailout
2009-04-20 16:35:44 · Reply · View
agahran: RT @DaveTaylor: News I didn’t expect during Bailout Season: "Bank of America’s first-quarter net income soared to $4.2 billion" WTF? #bailout
2009-04-20 16:35:14 · Reply · View
DaveTaylor: Here’s news I didn’t expect to see during Bailout Season: "Bank of America’s first-quarter net income soared to $4.2 billion" WTF? #bailout
2009-04-20 16:34:48 · Reply · View
CBS6_LizB: We’re on the air now…market’s down over 200. The President’s talking about more bank bailout money. #bailout
2009-04-20 16:19:58 · Reply · View
Rants_and_Raves: AIG bonuses to FP unit total $3.5bn over 7 years!!! – http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/rnr/1102788423.html #bailout
2009-04-20 16:00:11 · Reply · View
Rants_and_Raves: AIG FP exs refuse to return bonuses from US taxpayers – http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/rnr/1119206194.html #bailout
2009-04-20 15:58:04 · Reply · View
bizeditor: “Bank of America Corp. warned of worsening loan default problems Monday” …… I feel another $25 bil bailout request coming. #bailout
2009-04-20 15:53:05 · Reply · View
Rants_and_Raves: the AIG bonuses = $220MM–Get it all back not just $50MM – http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/rnr/1091195311.html #bailout
2009-04-20 15:49:42 · Reply · View
sethw2007: Obama wants to cut the budget by 100 million. That’s 65 million less than what AIG gave out as bonuses. #bailout
2009-04-20 15:29:18 · Reply · View
shopgirl49: A rescue revision – Admin. may convert bank bailout debt into equity stock to 19 biggest banks, forcing taxpayers taking on more risks! #bailout
2009-04-20 15:19:04 · Reply · View
MerrittRBarber: Bank bailout plan’s ‘stress tests’ already causing stress … can they earn their way out of toxic loan performance #bailout
2009-04-20 15:09:20 · Reply · View
JaimeyWB: @PeterSantilli What say you about this idea of the WH to convert remaining bank bailout funds to common stock? #bailout
2009-04-20 14:51:54 · Reply · View
900_per_week: AIG exec’s get bonuses, this blind amputee has to fight with AIG to get a new leg!!! http://snipr.com/ga43q #bailout
2009-04-20 14:47:12 · Reply · View
TWTraders: #TWT $$ Why I changed my position on the bank bailout http://twurl.nl/ok74jd #bailout
2009-04-20 14:26:11 · Reply · View
turbobrown: @MatthewDibble the AIG brand may go away, but their individual operating units will hopefully have been helped by the bailout. #bailout
2009-04-20 14:25:42 · Reply · View
hsy: @valdiskrebs That sounds better than another bank with taxpayer bailout announcing record losses. #bailout
2009-04-20 14:22:26 · Reply · View

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