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Tag: AIG
  • Napolitano: Geithner May Face Criminal Charges

    WaPo also reports on Geithner’s troubles: Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner must have felt as if he’d made a wrong turn in the Rayburn House Office Building, and instead of taking a seat before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform had wound up at the Committee on Insult and Abuse. It was a rare moment …

  • What a tangled web they weave…

  • Bill to Let Big Government Control Your Salary

    Last week, in an effort to take back the bonuses received by AIG executives, the Congress considered taxing the bonuses at a rate of 90%. Since then they have moved away from this plan, but are now considering another socialist approach to controlling business. In an article in the Washington Examiner, Byron York discusses an …

  • AIG protesters should focus their anger on the real culprit: the government

    In the past week or so, many Americans have expressed anger over the bonuses taken by AIG executives. Protesters have focused their attention AIG itself, seemingly ignoring the fact that it was Congress which made those bonuses possible by propping up the company with taxpayer dollars. One group upset about the bonuses even went so …

  • Learning by example

  • The American People Smell a Rat…Make That a Superrat.

    The Washington Post published a story yesterday entitled “How the Fed Failed to Tell Obama About the Bonuses,” referring to, of course, the scandal du moment in D.C. The story is interesting, but it’s not news to us; we’ve known for a long time coming that Bernanke and the institutionalized theft he represents have been …