Countdown to retirement: 23 days

23/6 :: Some of the News, Most of the Time

I believe the Palin Wink is practice for developing the Cheney Sneer.

Remember the Keating Five? Here's a little refresher course, with some enlightening info about John McCain.

And one more bit of information in the this-will-really-frost-your-cupcakes category:
After bailout, AIG sent executives to the spa

Less than a week after the federal government had to bail out American International Group Inc., the company sent executives on a $440,000 retreat to a posh California resort, lawmakers investigating the company's meltdown said Tuesday.

The tab included $23,380 worth of spa treatments for AIG employees at the coastal St. Regis resort south of Los Angeles even as the company tapped into an $85 billion loan from the government it needed to stave off bankruptcy.

--Full story at MSNBC Website



Lezlie said...

Good point about the wink! I hadn't noticed that before. :-)


Serena said...

Gotta love those executives and their staff always getting treated to spas etc. on the dime of their clients and the taxpayers. what a world!

Amanda said...

Nice, wink...

I like your "that one '08" button. :)

Andi said...

Oh the wink. It makes me throw up in my mouth a little.