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Upper Class Twit of the Year – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upper_Class_Twit_of_the_Year UncleRoy‘s fabulous new avatar has made me nostalgic for Monty Python. A review of the Upper Class Twit of the Year competition becomes suddenly topical; Winner Gervaise Brook-Hamster is a “stockbroker in his spare time”. If only the current economic crisis could be resolved by all the abettors shooting themselves in the head or […]

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AIG Exec Whines About Public Anger, and Now Were Supposed to Pity Him? Yeah, Right | Media | AlterNet

http://www.alternet.org/mediaculture/133627/aig_exec_whines_about_public_anger,_and_now_we%27re_supposed_to_pity_him_yeah,_right/ The “Dear AIG, I Quit” letter from last week’s NYTimes was a popular item; I saw it posted on SU and it was one of the Times’ most emailed stories. I read the first page, but couldn’t bring myself to finish it – the ex-AIG worker whined about how tough times had gotten for […]

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Chrysler, CAW opt for brinkmanship – thestar.com

http://www.thestar.com/Business/article/609747 The big news today is about the head of GM being decapitated, so this Canadian news report is both late and apparently less important. The Canadian Auto Workers have been niggling with Chrysler while deadlines on government bailout loans tick away. Without the loans, Chrysler is threatening to shut down all Canadian operations. The […]

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