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  • nakirykos nakirykos Mar 14, 2009 9:03 PM Flag

    AIG pays BONUS to the losers EXECUTIVES

    AIG gives our taxes/ our bail out money as BONUS to its LOSERS EXECUTIVES!!!!!!

    Are they serious ????


    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/15/business/15AIG.html?hp

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    • These bonuses are after AIG Management cut lower level employee pay for some from 5-20% as of January 1st.

    • Is this thread dead?

    • bump.

    • tough.....

    • No kidding...

    • They have earned it with a good work.

    • "BAGHDAD — Gunmen thought to be affiliated with Al Qaida in Iraq ambushed and killed 27 Iraqi policemen...
      All about greed! Banks give kick backs to the politicans and their family and now you r paying more to them!"

      ? I don't see the connection between that portion of your post and your argument (FYI, it's spelled politicians...).

      For the rest of your post, I don't disagree that both Congressional leaders and executives make insane amounts of money--most of whom do not deserve a penny of it. Notice I never defended executives or Congress in my writings. They are the privileged few who can get away with this kind of nonsense.

      I was stating in my response to you that your defense of Saddam and his children was insane and that your manner of speech in referring to our troops was offensive and childish.

    • not sure you pay taxes u don't have a job

      Axe

    • 'studying international affairs'? Got ya!
      My enemies enemy is my friend!
      BAGHDAD — Gunmen thought to be affiliated with Al Qaida in Iraq ambushed and killed 27 Iraqi policemen and eight anti-Qaida fighters near Baqouba on Wednesday, police and hospital officials said.'
      All about greed! Banks give kick backs to the politicans and their family and now you r paying more to them!
      WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi paid her husband's real estate and investment firm nearly $100,000 from her political action committee over the past decade, a practice that she voted to ban last year and that her party condemned as part of the "culture of corruption" when Republicans did it.
      Al-Qaeda you want to endear yourself to the USA worker. There appears to be a problem with American executives and corrupt politicans. They are firing workers while taking big salaries, bonus, and stock options. They cook the books and mostly get away with it. Do you have a solution?
      Presidential nominee Barack Obama joins the list of several other high-profile Democratic Party members who received highly favorable home loans
      WASHINGTON – FBI agents on temporary assignment in Iraq billed an average of $45,000 in overtime and extra pay for eating, watching movies and going to cocktail parties in some cases, the Justice Department reported Thursday.
      Obama, D-Ill., reportedly purchased a $1.65 million mansion in Chicago through a “super, super jumbo” loan The portion of the money financed through the lender ($1.32 million) was offered to the Obamas at an unusually low discount interest rate locked in at 5.625 percent over the life of the 30-year fixed-rate loan, which was below the average of what a typical Chicagoan pursuing a similar low loan rate received at the time.
      WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Banking Committee Chairman Christopher Dodd reportedly received two mortgages under a special Countrywide Financial Corp. program that gave preferential interest rates to "friends" of the company's chairman.
      Conrad obtained a $1.16 million loan from Countrywide in 2002 to buy his vacation home, then refinanced twice through the company. Portfolio reported that an internal e-mail from Mozilo instructed an employee to give Conrad a 1-percent discount off his interest rate on his 2004 refinance of $1.07 million, a savings of about $10,000 a year in interest payments.Yes, that's right. It's not enough that American CEOs get paid gigantic sums, many are also due to collect huge severance packages after they die, The Wall Street Journal reports.
      Among the more outrageous posthumous packages:
      $298.1 million for Comcast CEO Brian Roberts
      $288 million for Nabors CEO Eugene Isenberg
      $115.6 million for Occidental CEO Ray Irani
      $17 million for Shaw Group CEO J.M. Bernhard to not compete with the firm after he dies
      top-paid chief executives in the United States.
      The Top 10
      1. Larry Ellison, Oracle Corp., $84.6 million
      2. John Thain, Merrill Lynch & Co., $83.1 million
      3. Leslie Moonves, CBS Corp., $67.6 million
      4. Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., $65.3 million
      5. Bob Simpson, XTO Energy Inc., $56.6 million
      6. Lloyd Blankfein, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., $53.9 million
      7. Kenneth Chenault, American Express Co., $51.7 million
      8. Eugene Isenberg, Nabors Industries Ltd., $44.6 million
      9. John Mack, Morgan Stanley, $41.7 million
      10. Glenn Murphy, Gap Inc., $39.1 million
      Three chief executives with ties to the mortgage crisis were paid $460 million over five years, according to a congressional report issued Thursday.
      Countrywide Financial Corp.'s chief executive and president will receive a combined $19 million in stock NEW YORK - Morgan Stanley Inc., gave chief executive John Mack $40 million Pfizer Inc.'s former chief executive, Henry A. McKinnell, who was forced into an early retirement package totals more than $180 million..

    • They have no shame. I guess they figure the government gravy train is about to run out and they feel the need to suck the company dry before it dies. Can't wait to see this plummet on Monday.

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