From Bloomberg A firestorm is brewing because of American International Group pay out big bonuses to employee in various departments over the weekends while other money went to European Banks. and The President and Congress are outraged!
Senator Chrisotpher Dodd, D-Connecticut was outraged. He said , he placed an amendment to stop payment of these retention bonus. But is was taken out of the bill. Senator John McCain would not have voted for bailout if he know bonus. AIG chief Edward Liddy, was schedule to testify.
UPDATE: Senator Dodd realized that he knew about the bonuses; says the White House and treasury pressured him to removed the legislation he inserted to stop the retention bonuses.
BTW: Dodd and the President of the US largest recipiant of AIG campaign monies in 2008. Lovely.Just. Lovely.
5000 people gathered in Cincinnati,OH fed up with bailouts, tax increases met at historic Fountain Square in Downtown Saturday.
Cincinnati tea party draws 5000 rebels for a cause No New taxes
Organized by Cincinnati Tea Party, people from all walks of life. Middle Class, Working Class of all races and colors had enough of bailouts and nonsense from Washington,D.C.
A Sea of Humanity:5000 people gather at Fountian Square, Downtown Cincinnati
Local Media from Cincinnati Enquirer to Local television station in provided extensive coverage compared to Media in major American cities Like Los Angeles and New York.
Meanwhile, there were other cities:
Columbia, Missouri via Michelle Malkin blog reader Reader Stan
Recession Math explained for you in Columbia, Mo
In western New York, people gather to dump tea in the Genesee River at Downtown Rochester
Tea Party participents dumped tea in Genesee River in Rochester,Ny
via Rochester Conservative.
There more to come.
Via Michelle Malkin
Unbelievable, from the AP/Yahoo Wounded Vets will now start to pay for the deductibles in order see docs. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars met with President Barack Obama. When the leaders of the VFW met with the President meet on Monday and told him that the government should not change the way the members of the Armed Forces should pay for the veteran health care; after the government would take care of them fore the rest of their lives. The president insist on this as a way to save over $500 Billion.
How sad. Men and Women who volunteered and those who were drafted to serve in the United States Military wounded on the battlefield would have to go to a civilan insurance to pay for his or her medical bills. My dad was served in the US Navy for 20 years both on land and on board naval ships during the Vietnam War. He reciently revealed to the family being exposed to Agent Orange. A defoliant that the military used in jungles of Vietnam. to track down the Viet-Cong military group. My dad suffered in silence drank heavily which affetced his overall health. Millions of American will be affected by this decision. I hope the president changes his mind becase he screwing up the country.
UPDATE: Thanks to Veterans of Foreign Wars, Matt Drudge, Talk Radio hosts like Saean Hannity, Laura Ingram, Monica Crowley et al and various blogs Michelle Malkin, Instapundit, why on Thursday when the White House retreats on using the civilian insurance to cover service related injuries. What a F—king mistake this White House has made when this country made a commitment to all vets with service related injuries. I am glad they backtracked.
Nancy Pelosi has done again this time she went too far. Pelosi had the unmitigated nerve to call Illegal Immigrants patriotic … Patriotic and she went further denounced the US Border Control/ICE agents as UN-American for arresting and send illegals back home. What a disgrace what a F__king disgrace. Fox News has the video. I was once a democrat but I left the party in 2007 because of things like this. ( For the record I am registered to as an independent no party affiliation.)
Nancy Pelosi calls ICE raid Un-American in San Francisco Church
This is incredible My mom is from Panama. She came to the United States in1958 the right way. She wanted to be an American citizen, finally in 1988 she finally began the process of citizenship. My dad and I helped her study American history and constitutional basics and in 1990 she passed the test and She was sworn in Downtown Los Angeles. My family is proud of her. My parents help sponsor my Aunt (My mom sister ) and my Uncle( her brother ) to come to the United States.
Look I understand the desire to come to the United States I can’t blame them I would try to flee to the America I would find a way to come the right way; and I would try to live safe until I get in the process to leave , however All I ask to come the right way. Thats all Come the right way. If the government made it easier and cheaper to come the right way we could keep the money instead making the coyotes rich and people dying in the desert.