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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by Slippery Slope View Post
    Don't forget that we shouldn't allow monopolies or companies "too large to fail" to exist.
    1) why not?
    2) government is the biggest monopoly of them all

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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Dear TheNextera,

    Jallman laid it out about as concise as can be and deadly accurate.

    I had a post ready, but Jallman did a better job.

    The Dems knew it was in there.
    Dodd wrote the legislation.
    Dems pushed it through.

    The lesson here is you cannot trust these people.
    The brunt of our representatives are a bunch of untrustworthy thugs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    What I see here is that the democrat controlled congress made a big mistake and they misdirected outcry to the executives of AIG. Now we have a serious public safety issue and families suffering severe crisis in the face of death threats.

    But anyone who followed the situation and has half a brain would realize that it was key members of this congress who let it happen to start with. Namely, Dodd, who at first said "No I had nothing to do with the bonuses" and then turned around and said "But the president made me do it". He attempted to throw Obama under the bus because he is corrupt and takes no responsibility for his actions.

    Instead of just admitting his mistake, he instead attempts, along with Frank, to start a mob against AIG. Franks comments that he would not promise that names of execs wouldn't get leaked were just deplorable. It amounted to extortion...the implication of "Give us back the money or we'll let the public handle you". He should have charges filed against him.

    And the whole going back and rushing a tax bill after the fact...that's just foul and it's another example of how the democrats are disorganized, childish, and incapable of dealing with crisis. They lack professionalism, competence, and any sense of how to have power with rather than power over.
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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by Slippery Slope View Post
    Don't forget that we shouldn't allow monopolies or companies "too large to fail" to exist.
    Monopolies and oligopolies destroy the free market. If the goal is free market capitalism (which we haven't had in this country for quite some time...really sped up by Clinton; we've had corporate capitalism instead) then there has to be a small amount of government intervention to servo the system and place regulation into it to prevent free market stifling entities such as monopoly and oligopoly from existing.

    Maybe we need a good dose of Theodore Roosevelt.
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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by Slippery Slope View Post
    Death threats are uncool but the people in the AIG division who created AIG's mess should be exposed and ridiculed.
    That is sick.
    To the core.

    Not Congress that created the legislation and voted for it?
    Dodd?
    Obama?
    Geithner?
    Frank?

    Nooooooooooo... not the core of Der Stuermer.
    ****ing idiots.

    This is why these places should live and die on their own.
    NOTHING is too big to fail.
    The USSR and its Evil Empire did.

    These companies should be cannibalized.
    If our lives suck because of it, future generations might learn.

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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by Slippery Slope View Post
    Hold on sparky, who opened the gate in the first place? I'm talking about long before 2008.
    Oh. My bad...I was under the impression that the topic of the thread was AIG execs getting threats from the general public.

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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by zimmer View Post
    This was entirely predictable.
    100%
    The way they went after these people to cover their own asses... was reminiscent of how the Nazi's first started treating Jews.

    Scapegoat City.

    The remainder is falling onto place.
    Fear of safety for families.
    Fear for personal safety.
    Death threats.

    That is the spirit of Change, Hope and Unity delivered.
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    I just think it was crap judgment on the part of the media to air death threats. Since when do we air death threats? It's like fueling the fire. Reckless. Encourages mob mentality and expectation of a dramatic climax in this absurd witch hunt.

    Does the media air Obama's death threats? Barney Franks' or Maxine Waters. Absolutely not and if they did there would be outrage.

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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    I don't agree with the threatening of thi families one bit, but to blame it on the government is idiotic.

    The government did not run AIG into the ground. The government did not give AIG the leadership that caused this. AIG came to the government with their hands out asking for TAXPAYERS money.

    The government only brought to light what these guys were doing.

    The people that are threatening these families are idiots as well, but then so are the ones blaming the government.


    Uhm Dodd, at the request of gheitner wrote in the protections of the bonuses.


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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    What I see here is that the democrat controlled congress made a big mistake and they misdirected outcry to the executives of AIG. Now we have a serious public safety issue and families suffering severe crisis in the face of death threats.

    But anyone who followed the situation and has half a brain would realize that it was key members of this congress who let it happen to start with. Namely, Dodd, who at first said "No I had nothing to do with the bonuses" and then turned around and said "But the president made me do it". He attempted to throw Obama under the bus because he is corrupt and takes no responsibility for his actions.

    Instead of just admitting his mistake, he instead attempts, along with Frank, to start a mob against AIG. Franks comments that he would not promise that names of execs wouldn't get leaked were just deplorable. It amounted to extortion...the implication of "Give us back the money or we'll let the public handle you". He should have charges filed against him.

    And the whole going back and rushing a tax bill after the fact...that's just foul and it's another example of how the democrats are disorganized, childish, and incapable of dealing with crisis. They lack professionalism, competence, and any sense of how to have power with rather than power over.




    all true except ghietner admitted they told dodd to do it.
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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    all true except ghietner admitted they told dodd to do it.
    Which is fine. Whatever. Dodd still needed to admit to what he had done instead of letting Barney Frank whip up a mob at the hearing. This is just shameful handling of the whole mess and I am going to reiterate: Frank should have charges brought against him for the very thinly veiled threat he made about the list of executives.

    Also, the way they treated the CEO was beyond the pale. If I were him, I would have put a $1 down on the table and told them that they could accept returning my year's salary as my resignation. Have fun cleaning up the mess now, children.

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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    I agree. ...
    Let evil swiftly befall those who have wrongly condemned us

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