to pay off when they owe US, will it have anything left except a bad name. A reputation for overpaying its CEOs and high roller traders AND a reputation for trading in CDS's which it full well knew at the time it sold them, it could never honor. THAT IS CRIMINAL FRAUD! Lucky for AIG Wall Street owns Obama, Geithner and Bernanke just like it did Paulson, Rubin, Bush and CLinton!
ONLY IN MONOPOLY CRONY FINANCE AMERI$CA. Dickens would feel right at home in any American city now, a hopeless divide between the rich and the poor AND 99% of the politicians on the take!