Posted by: Disillusioned | March 29, 2009

Post from 3/16/09

UFO

over Salt Lake City (the very short video is after the commercial)

 

 Money

Some banks want to return TARP funds believing the money brings bad publicity with it
 

 

 

http://www.latimes.com/news/la-fi-tainted-money14-2009mar14,0,4358692.story?track=rss

 

Did I mention that (80% government owned) AIG was paying $150 Million in bonuses? Well – its really $450 million! And somehow there are legal contracts forcing it to happen? Geez…..

 

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/aig-pay-450-mln-bonuses/story.aspx?guid=%7BD69E1883-8A00-4F59-9DED-E701E15D9A59%7D&dist=msr_6

 

What do you do when you made a huge profit with Bernie Madoff? (Hint: You call your attorney to try to protect your winnings!)

 

http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/banking_and_finance/article5913819.ece

 

Anger at Government?
The Obama administration is increasingly concerned about a populist backlash against banks and Wall Street, worried that anger at financial institutions could also end up being directed at Congress and the White House (ya think?)
 

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/16/us/politics/16assess.html?_r=1&ref=WRH

 

United States isn’t making friends lately
(What the heck is going on?????)North Korea accusing United States of preparing attack

 

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSSEO2731820090311?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews

 

US is not allowing Mexican trucks across the border in violation of a trade agreement, Mexico says it will retaliate – will hit U.S. producers in strategic markets

 

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123716220589235727.html

 

China sends patrol boat after US sends destroyer ship

 

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/asia/article5912597.ece

 

US shoots down Iranian drone over Iraq (this news is a month old but only recently released to the public)

 

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,509153,00.html

 

 Until Next time………………..
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