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Financial Crisis Introspection: How much of the blame is ours?

Last night, emboldened by a particularly well-written article in the Atlantic and a strong cup of decaf, I posted something here about the derivative-leveraging Wall Street assholes responsible for bankrupting our country. And, somewhere toward the end of that piece, as I often do, I called for their heads to be brought to me on […]

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AIG: the distance between “I hope they commit suicide” and “off with their heads”

According to New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, 73 employees of AIG (American International Group) took home $1 million or more in bonuses last week. In total, the “too big to fail” insurer recently paid out $165 million in bonuses to its employees. According to the CEO of the company, Edward M. Liddy, they […]

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