Just do us all a favor and kill yourselves.

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    I really wish Grassley hadn't backed away from these comments. They're brilliant:

    Senator suggests AIG execs should kill themselves

     
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    God, Grassley is such a mess. Why would he even say something like this?
     
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    Hari Kari! :clap2:
     
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    Good for him.

    I'd be for helping them if they cannot bring themsevles to do the honorable thing, too.
     
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    I'm not certain if this would be workable, but I'm thinking the government should withdraw all funding, force these companies into bankruptcy (reorganization), which would allow them to void these contracts, and then offer the help under set conditions.

    I can't see how the average American is going to swallow paying their taxes toward these idiot's excessive salaries, when they are the cause of the problem in the first place. I understand that letting AIG go under probably isn't the road we want to take. However, this is ridiculous.
     
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    I saw Robert Reich on one of the MSNBC shows last night suggesting that we use the antitrust laws to break AIG up. They can sell parts of the company off separately.

    Nobody understands nor can they oversee such huge conglomerate corporations. They need to get the bonus money back as well.
     
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    Publish the names of those who get and keep the bonuses and publish their past performance evaluations.

    If they really did a good job..........................:lol:
     
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    Because it is true?

    Because there is something rotten in the state of Denmark?

    Because corporate America has no pride, no ethics, no values, no morality at all except for their greedy fat piggy fingers clutching for a dollah, dollah, dollah?

    Because really, if a corporate executive runs a company into the ground, costing everyone else billions, and ruining the lives of thousands of employees, the least he/she could do is feel enough shame to take the honorable way out?

    Because shame is a truly underrated concept in modern America?

    Because he is speaking on behalf of the average American who is hurting right now because of the actions of these unethical moneygrubbers?

    Because most of us are tired of rewarding stupidity and greed?

    Pick one or all of the above.
     
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    We DON'T NEED the antitrust laws in this case.

    The AMERICAN PEOPLE own the majority stock interest in this doggie.

    We OVERPAID for that interest.
     
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    Right on.
     

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