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  • Fiddle, Play, Think About It

    Fiddle, Play, Think About It

    The New York Times has an impressive graphic presenting information about executive compensation “for 200 chief executives at 198 public...

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  • Uh Oh, Andrew

    Uh Oh, Andrew

    From The Huffington Post, a potentially explosive investigative piece from Thomas Edsall and Robert Dowling looking into whether New York...

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  • 'It's Called Math.'

    'It's Called Math.'

    Truly genius.  This Dilbert strip from Dec. 13, 2008 has been my computer background since then. AKPC_IDS += "631,";Popularity: 5% [?]

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  • Cuomo Wins the Merrill Bonus Battle

    Cuomo Wins the Merrill Bonus Battle

    The judge has ruled, per DealBook, that Merrill can’t demand that New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo keep secret the...

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  • Liddy on the Hill

    Liddy on the Hill

    AIG CEO Edward Liddy just announced that he has asked anyone who received bonuses of more than $100,000 to return...

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  • Live From the AIG Hearing

    Live From the AIG Hearing

    House Financial Services Chair Barney Frank announced that he wil be seeking the names of the AIG bonus recipients and...

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  • I Agreed With Pat Buchanan?

    I Agreed With Pat Buchanan?

    Andrew Ross Sorkin, whose DealBook column today I discussed earlier, was on Hardball this evening, opposite Pat Buchanan. I’m really not...

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  • DealBook Says Pay 'Em

    DealBook Says Pay 'Em

    I usually agree with, or at least find somewhat convincing, Andrew Ross Sorkin at DealBook in The New York Times. ...

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  • Not Gonna Take It Anymore

    Not Gonna Take It Anymore

    If AIG won’t give back the bonuses, it looks like Geithner is willing to slam down the cookie-jar lid on...

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  • Liddy Letter is Lunacy, Obama Agrees

    Liddy Letter is Lunacy, Obama Agrees

    [Welcome, ATLers!] Here’s the letter, per TPM, sent on Saturday from AIG CEO Edward Liddy to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.  It...

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