Nutty. The way the government is playing with the AIG piggy bank makes no sense. It was a stupid plan hatched in a hurry by Bush and Paulson and Bernanke, each of whom abandoned Main Street years ago to shill for Wall Street.
Stop giving AIG money. Sure, we have a contract. Break it. Critics are trying to break the blue collar union contracts in the auto industry. Break the white collar contracts, too.
Stop giving AIG money. Top management might leave without the bonus money. Gasp. Let them leave. In this economy, where are they going to go?
Stop giving AIG money. Top management is an oxymoron. These are the people who got us into this mess in the first place.
Stop giving AIG money. Instead of using American taxpayer money in America, they just shipped a lot of our tax dollars to banks in France. Wha?
Stop giving AIG money. Good money after bad.
Common sense. Try it.
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