Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Are We Really Surprised By This?
Apparently a $440,000.oo price. For starters.
If you'd just gotten a government bailout, you might be tempted to hold a retreat at a nice California hotel -- and that's exactly what American International Group (AIG: 3.51, -0.36, -9.30%) executives did. Read the article here.
After reading the article, consider these quotes:
"All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today." -Pope Paul VI
"Stupidity is also a gift from God; but one mustn't misuse it." -Pope John Paul II