An AIG Employee Speaks

An AIG employee, not one who got a bonus, but just an average everyday 9 – 5 employee, submitted an essay to MSNBC about working for AIG. It’s an interesting read. It has to be tough for the little folks working for ‘The most hated company in America.’

Obama to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

Via AP News: Concerned about the faltering war in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama plans to dispatch thousands more military and civilian trainers on top of the 17,000 fresh combat troops he’s already ordered, people familiar with the forthcoming plan said Thursday. President Obama will to lay out his “revamped strategy … Continue reading

Consumer Groups Up in Arms Over Massive Penalty Fees

Have you ever used your bank debit card to buy something thinking you have enough money in the account and then found you got hit with a whopping fee because you didn’t have enough money but the bank passed through the transaction anyway? I just recently had this happen to … Continue reading

Citi and BofA Buy Back Laundered Loans with TARP Money

The NY Post reports today that Citi and BofA have been “scooping up” the “toxic mortgage assets” that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner made available with his “plan to help the nation’s largest banks purge” the toxic assets. Citi and BofA each “received $45 billion in federal rescue cash meant to help … Continue reading