If only CEO’s called before Congress were more like this
This was really good, but I don’t know if anyone reads Dilbert or has posted this. I only wish people called before whateter OUTRAGE OF THE MONTH Congress has come up with to distract the American People from their own stupidity or worse had this kind of intestinal fortitude.
A Sad Day…The list of Republicans who voted YES on the AIG Bonus Tax
Today may be seen as the day when the GOP begins to retreat and the Libertarian Party advances. There is simply no excuse for a single Republican to vote for the AIG tax on bonuses. It is the equivalent of handing down a proxy verdict with a harsh sentence to a group of people with no access to due process and no opportunity to face their accuser. This is | Read More »
GOP Members of Congress are slow to learn
The idea that the House would even think of targeting a specific group of people with a crushing 90% tax is unsettling. Not only is this unconstitutional but it is demoralizing beyond measure. But further, it is purely inexcusable that a single Republican voted yes for this measure. The name of every GOP congressman who voted for this bill should be posted on this site so | Read More »
It’s Only Wendesday: How Many Sacred Trusts Can be Violated in 1 Week?
Now I am spitting mad. The AIG bonuses made me almost mad enough to write, but hearing the Speaker’s proposed solution, a 90% tax on the individuals receiving the bonuses, I’ve just gone totally ballistic. Sure, AIG should return funds equal to the government. But over-taxing the individuals who received them is just piling outrage on top of outrage. This was caused by the | Read More »
How We Can Correct AIG Without the Government
People are mad at AIG. This week it became public that despite billions of dollars in bailout money being paid to AIG to keep them alive due to poor decisions, they are paying out millions in bonuses. Personally, I am not buying the indignation fro the Obama Administration. To me it sounds like they have known for a while that this was coming, but did | Read More »