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A perfect example of why this whole AIG business is nonsense.

March 25, 2009 by Ryan Barr

A letter from Jake DeSantis, soon to be former EVP of an AIG-FP unit. Well worth the read, from the NYTimes.

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I cannot believe what is unfolding before my eyes… We the People.

March 19, 2009 by Ryan Barr

Warning, this is a little bit of a rant. However, I think this is VERY important. Today the House passed a law to tax bonuses at 90% ex post facto. I am not a lawyer, but it appears to me that our Congress in on the verge of unraveling the very fabric of our society. Partisan politics aside, ex post facto laws are unconstitutional.

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The Case for Paying Out Bonuses at A.I.G

March 17, 2009 by Ryan Barr

At least a few people in the media haven’t lost their minds. A rational argument as to why these bonuses should be paid.

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Here’s a winner! Let’s add a new tax just for AIG bonuses…

March 17, 2009 by Ryan Barr

I’m pretty sure CNN had miss printed that headline.. Did I really just read that “Dodd suggests tax to recoup AIG bonuses”… yup, I did.

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You’re kidding me right? – Obama Orders Treasury Chief to Try to Block A.I.G. Bonuses

March 16, 2009 by Ryan Barr

Now the President and Secretary of the Treasury are going to try and control the compensation that is paid at A.I.G. Should we just renamed it to U.S.A.I.G – United States of America Insurance Group?

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