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July 15, 2006

How Corporate Execs Felt About 9/11

-- by Dave Johnson

Go read The Big Picture: Post-9/11 Option Grants Under Scrutiny.

How did America's CEO's respond to the 9/11 attacks? By granting corporate executives special low-priced stock options after the market crashed. They saw 9/11 as an opportunity to make a buck. And then Bush granted them special tax breaks for the profits from those options. (Creating debt which the rest of us will be paying off for the rest of our lives.)

Posted by Dave Johnson at July 15, 2006 1:37 PM

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It's time, one way or another, to take all the money back. All of it.

Posted by: richard [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 15, 2006 3:47 PM

And did I mention the guillotine? Oh, sorry, can't forget the guillotine.

Posted by: richard [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 15, 2006 4:01 PM

Yeah, there's nothing that isn't an opportunity for making money.

Posted by: MJ [TypeKey Profile Page] at July 15, 2006 6:45 PM

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