I think Barney Frank is on to something...

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    Though I think this outrage over the bonuses is bullshit, the CEO addressed Congress today and cried about his employees receiving death threats...and he blamed it on the media and the politicians. IMO, there are crackpots out there that send death threats as a matter of course, and Barney seemed the only one not impressed with the CEO's little tear jerker.

    It sounds as if AIG is in much, much worse shape than anyone imagines...not just the division in question, but the insurance side as well.

    This is some scary shit, and I hope Congress gets right on it.

    Hirsh: The Next AIG Scandal? | Newsweek Voices - Michael Hirsh | Newsweek.com
     
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    You do know don't you that the CEO you are bitching about Mr. Liddy, was pulled out of retirement and put to work at AIG by the government???? And you do know that he gets no pay??? Didya know that?? So yes, death threats to he and his family are beyond the pale and if the cockeyed Bwaney Fwank isn't impressed by that I'm not a bit surprised cause I know he is a bastard asshole deomocwat with no brain!
     
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    He gets no salary. What is his bonus?
     
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    nothing he is paid $1.....http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/03/17/AR2009031703019.html
     
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    Why in the flying fuck would anyone vote for a cocksucker(literaly)
    like Bawney Fawank. If this is one of the best Mass. has to offer God help us.
     
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    Barney voted and supported all the bailouts.

    The only thing worse than the person accepting stolen money are the thieves themselves.
     
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    If AIG was using its bailout money for making the company viable instead of acting as a back door payoff for its coconspirators in securities fraud it would be well capitalized to honor its insurance committments. Why should the companies that generated these fraudulant instruments be paid a dime and then the actors who enabled this get bonuses? They all should be getting jail time and a permanent ban from acting in the securities markets in even a janitorial capacity.
     
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    wonder what the wonderful asshole bawney is saying about the intended bonus's for fannie and freddie??? anybody heard from him yet?
     
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    I'd like to hear what Chuck U Schumer has to say as well.......
     
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    figures ravi would get it all wrong
     

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