Friday, March 27, 2009

This Is Disturbing

"Because the American taxpayer now owns 80 percent of AIG, they should have full access to anything and everything they own, including their country club memberships, their recreation facilities, their built-in swimming pools"
So said Jeff Meyer, a passerby to the protests outside of an AIG employee's house.

More light reading:

NY Times on “Jackpot Jimmy”:
The words came haltingly. "You have to understand,” he said, “there are kids involved, there have been death threats. ..." His voice trailed off. It looked as if he was fighting back tears.

"I didn’t have anything to do with those credit problems,” said Mr. Haas, 47. “I told Mr. Liddy” — Edward M. Liddy, the chief executive of A.I.G., the insurance giant — “I would rescind my retention contract.”
Wall Street Journal
NY Times: Dear AIG, I Quit
Washington Post

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