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

    Too Predictable.
    Sick.

    What perverse leadership America has, and what perversions it is infecting the nation with.
    Closer to The National Socialists than our Founders.

    A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes - International Herald Tribune
    ‘You have to understand,’’ he said, ‘‘there are kids involved. There have been death threats. ...’’ His voice trailed off. It looked as if he were fighting back tears.

    ‘‘I didn’t have anything to do with those credit problems...

    Now these executives are toxic, and those communities are rattled and divided. Private security guards have been stationed outside their houses, and sometimes the local police drive by. A.I.G. employees at the company’s office tower in New York City were told to avoid leaving the building while a demonstration was going on outside. The memo also advised them to avoid displaying company-issued ID cards when they left the office and to abandon tote bags or other items with the A.I.G. logo.

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/breaki...bonuses-3.html
    What is worse is Congress pin points a few individuals.
    Want to know their names and no guarantee of these remaining private.
    They make these people out to be evil.
    Pass an individual specific tax plan for them.
    Gives them their version of Krystalnacht with the media acting like Der Stürmer (See below for definition).

    May as well have these AIG employees walk around with yellow stars with AIG on them in big, black block letters sewn on their lapels, bumper stickers on their cars, and on the front door of their houses or apartments.

    The only benefit in this chilling spectacle is business people may sprint from government.

    These folks are at best two-faced Indian Givers.

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

    Yeah, yesterday one of the channels played telephone message death threats. I couldn't believe it. I thought that showed incredibly poor judgment. Just a 5 minute segment that was nothing but the playing of death threats and condemnation messages. Crazy. Don't remember what channel. It was either msnbc, fox, or cnn.

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

    Quote Originally Posted by talloulou View Post
    Yeah, yesterday one of the channels played telephone message death threats. I couldn't believe it. I thought that showed incredibly poor judgment. Just a 5 minute segment that was nothing but the playing of death threats and condemnation messages. Crazy. Don't remember what channel. It was either msnbc, fox, or cnn.
    Hey I agree with you on this

    They don't deserve to have their lives threatened nor their families

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

    Quote Originally Posted by talloulou View Post
    Yeah, yesterday one of the channels played telephone message death threats. I couldn't believe it. I thought that showed incredibly poor judgment. Just a 5 minute segment that was nothing but the playing of death threats and condemnation messages. Crazy. Don't remember what channel. It was either msnbc, fox, or cnn.
    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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    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 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.

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

    This is part government's fault. First off, they should have known that AIG was committing fraud, should have looked into it. Second, they should have had proper regulation and watch committees in place to prevent or inhibit the market from running on a suicide course; which is what was going on overall. The people participating knew it, but they were making money and being good capitalists about it. AIG specifically did some rather unsavory things and there should have been the oversight in place to catch it. AIG did commit fraud and did run their company improperly. I don't care if you run your company into the ground, but just take out yourself.

    This was a failure of Wallstreet and Government...both were too corrupt and too inept.
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    Re: A.I.G. executives face scorn, even at their homes

    Death threats are uncool but the people in the AIG division who created AIG's mess should be exposed and ridiculed.

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    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 Ikari View Post
    This is part government's fault. First off, they should have known that AIG was committing fraud, should have looked into it. Second, they should have had proper regulation and watch committees in place to prevent or inhibit the market from running on a suicide course; which is what was going on overall. The people participating knew it, but they were making money and being good capitalists about it. AIG specifically did some rather unsavory things and there should have been the oversight in place to catch it. AIG did commit fraud and did run their company improperly. I don't care if you run your company into the ground, but just take out yourself.

    This was a failure of Wallstreet and Government...both were too corrupt and too inept.
    Don't forget that we shouldn't allow monopolies or companies "too large to fail" to exist.

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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.
    Hold on sparky, who opened the gate in the first place? I'm talking about long before 2008.

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