Santelli: AIG Bonuses Only Millions, Let's Focus on Billions and Trillions

Outspoken CNBC Chicago floor reporter questions populist, political outrage over $165 million bonus paid to bailed out executives.

Congress and Excess

Outrage burst forth from lawmakers in Washington when the story broke that insurance giant AIG still planned to dole out $165 million in bonuses to executives while it teeters near bankruptcy, ...

Bernanke: 'Too Big To Fail' Not Fair to Smaller Banks

Federal Reserve Chairman calls rationale 'a serious, serious problem.'

The Media's Top 10 Worst Economic Myths of 2008

BMI's collection of outrageous economic bias for the entire year: From the salmonella outbreak to the media's call for a new, New Deal.

Econ 101: Financial Bailouts and the Rule of Law

Rule of law - not rule of men - is necessary for economic stability.

Politicians, Journalists Have Eyes On The Wrong Ball

Portrayal of AIG conference as 'wine, women and song' shows ignorance of business.

ABC Hit Piece Again Mischaracterizes AIG Gathering

'Good Morning America' hidden camera caught executives 'living high on the hog' at a junket that wasn't.

Bad Businesses Should Face Market Consequences

A rebuttal of AIG senior VP's claim that the federal bailout the company received was 'better' than bankruptcy.

Cramer: Stop Deporting Illegal Aliens to Solve Housing Woes

'Mad Money' host details roadmap to financial fix: bail out automakers, utilize more natural gas, end deportations.

Networks Quick on AIG Scandal, Not on Fannie, Freddie

ABC, CBS and NBC evening news broadcasts highlight $440,000 executive retreat, but don't scrutinize government-sponsored boondoggles.
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