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Fake Outrage by Politicians About AIG Bonuses

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Time after time, Bush, Obama and Congress had an opportunity to attach limits on executive pay to legislation authorizing bailout money. And time after time, they refused. So, spare me the outrage.

AIG: $90 Billion Bailout Funds Went To Foreign, Domestic Banks, Including Some Bailout Recipients

AP | JENNIFER MALLOY ZONNAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — American International Group Inc. used more than $90 billion in federal aid to pay out foreign and domestic banks, some of whom had r...

Sam Stein

AIG Outrage Dominates Sunday Shows | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans and Democrats alike expressed "outrage" with the news that insurance giant AIG had decided to pay out $165 million in bonuses despite rece...

Romer: "We're Pursuing Every Legal Means" To Undo AIG Bonuses

Huffington Post/Fox News/CNN | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A growing bipartisan chorus of lawmakers is condemning insurance giant AIG for deciding to pay out $165 million in bonuses despite receiving $170 bill...