AIG is taking the US to court

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/20/business/20aig.html?_r=1&hp


    A.I.G. sued the government last month in a bid to force it to return the payments, which stemmed in large part from its use of aggressive tax deals, some involving entities controlled by the company’s financial products unit in the Cayman Islands, Ireland, the Dutch Antilles and other offshore havens.

    A.I.G. is effectively suing its majority owner, the government, which has an 80 percent stake and has poured nearly $200 billion into the insurer in a bid to avert its collapse and avoid troubling the global financial markets. The company is in effect asking for even more money, in the form of tax refunds. The suit also suggests that A.I.G. is spending taxpayer money to pursue its case, something it is legally entitled to do. Its initial claim was denied by the Internal Revenue Service last year.
     
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    :lol:

    i love it
     
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    I'll get the rope.
     
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    Good,I'm glad. Our congress critters are trying their hand at mob rule. They need to be told they aren't going to get away with it.
     
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    The Libtards have no clue what's going on here. That's what happens when you sell your soul to the government.
     
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    good thing all you guys were so willing to give these guys all your moneyif you hadnt done so, they wouldnt have the funds to now be sueing your ass
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    it would be really funny if it wasnt also sueing MY ass, and i was against bailing out ANYONE
     
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    and the plot sickens
     
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    I just love this ... and not in a good way ....

    So ... it's okay for the congress to fuck up and give them a ton of our money, then for them to turn around and be sued for even more of our money? Why do you think I, a long time Dem, would rather deal Bush Jr. still?
     
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    That would be because you, kit, unlike most Dems still have a functioning brain.
     
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    Thanks ... sometimes I wish I could just be a blind follower of some party ... it's bothersome because I don't agree with Republican stances on most issues, but the Dems are just being complete morons now. It's like they don't even have a stance anymore, and without a stance and brain ... what the hell do they have now?
     
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