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Now let me get this straight. AIG employees put their clients' money in shoddy investment products, doing their part to plunge the economy into a degree of chaos not seen for decades. Taxpayers, (having lost their homes, their retirement savings, and now their lunch) anted-up a gazillion dollars to keep the firm from cratering in on itself. And now AIG is using at least part of that gazillion dollars to - wait for it - pay these very same employees whopping bonuses. The same employees who nearly tanked the business? Who ride private helicopters to and from the office? Who LOST all that money? Are being rewarded? Beam me up, Scotty.....

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