Audio Clip of the Day, 03-19-09: AIG Bonuses, Taxation and Juries

C4SS Director Brad Spangler: AIG Bonuses, Taxation and Juries [MP3, 1:30]

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One thought on “Audio Clip of the Day, 03-19-09: AIG Bonuses, Taxation and Juries

  1. This is flawed reasoning.

    What an advocate of free markets must recognize is that the bailout was the problem here, not a company keeping up its contractual obligations.

    In fact, the technical expectation of bailout money is, of course, precisely that a company WILL use it to keep its commitments. It will pay its bills…including to its own employees.

    In fact, the slippery slope of attacking “golden parachutes” will have a devastating effect on the economy, causing MORE businesses to go under, ones that otherwise could have survived on their own:

    http://butnowyouknow.wordpress.com/2009/03/19/banning-aig-style-bonuses-will-cause-more-companies-to-fail/

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