Category Archives: Bonus
Eric Holder’s Justice Department sued Standard and Poor’s for giving bad advice. That bad advice consisted of high ratings the company gave for mortgage backed securities leading to the 2008 meltdown.
Jack Lew, the president’s nominee for Treasury Secretary, worked for Citigroup’s subprime department during the time leading up to the 2008 meltdown. Lew was rewarded with a nearly million dollar bonus following Citigroup’s government bail-out.
In an effort to divert attention from Lew (okay I made that up), the White House released Justice Department documents justifying the killing U.S. citizens without judicial review. I didn’t make that up.
Jeff Neely took the fifth yesterday. He was appearing before a House Oversight Committee hearing regarding an $823,000 GSA conference in Las Vegas. Neely was the GSA Official in charge. Clowns, mind readers and commemorative coins were all part of the festivities.
According to Bloomberg, “the GSA manages property and purchases goods and services for other government agencies”. As far as we know that doesn’t include services for now famously frugal Secret Service agents in Caragena.
The Secret Service was in Cartagena while the president, in his words, scouted out vacation spots for Michelle.
Thomas Sowell had another good column last week in which he asked the age old question, “why is Tiger apologizing to me?”.