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Worst and Best of the Bailout?

The thought that occurred to me most strongly is that the relative ethical worthiness of these corporations can’t be adequately judged with just a couple of different numbers describing limited aspects of their performance. On the other hand, it’s important to remember that each and every one of these corporations, even Capital One, has set itself apart by coming to the government with cap in hand, begging for money.

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In CafePress Searches, AIG Fades But Bailouts Remain

When someone heads over to CafePress and searches for a button, bumper sticker or t-shirt carrying a message, they’ve got that message so strongly burned into their brains that they feel the need to express it publicly, on a physical object that they’ll pay money

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The Power of Some Say

Among the people who say that getting the AIG bonus money back is the wrong thing to do is Ron Paul, who also says that there is an international bureaucratic conspiracy…

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Oceanic Proportions Of The New AIG Bailout

An insurance company like AIG can be recreated. Coral reefs, once they’re destroyed, may not return for millions of years, if they ever come back. So, why is AIG getting such a big bailout, while NOAA, which protects the world’s oceanic resources, is getting a mere pittance?

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?