So, this AIG thing, huh? Pretty bad.
We’re essentially paying huge bonuses to insurance executives who just sunk a major company. So, Congress has decided to get even by trying to tax those bonuses at 100%, essentially forcing the execs to pay back the money.
It sounds like a fair plan. Now, let’s take it to the next logical step.
The New York Yankees operating budget comes, in part, from my ticket and merchandise purchases, with more money coming through my monthly cable television bill.
In recent years, the team spent extravagantly on a number of free agents who did not live up to their end of the bargain, and in one case, failed to even take the field for a large portion of his contractually obligated term with the organization.
In short, I think Carl Pavano owes me a hot dog.