Posted by: Patrick Barbanes | December 11, 2008

Aw, C’mon…It’s The Holidays!

I have seen so many comments about how terrible it is for BofA to make another “bad” loan to a company (Republic Windows) that they claim can’t pay it back. Would those commenters have had the workers leave without what it was owed to them? Apparently so. One response I received (from BT) included this:

Sometimes, when things go wrong, people are affected inequitably. These workers have the traditional avenues of unemployment claims and an established Union to rely on during their time of difficulty. In this sense, I don’t think they are leaving empty handed though they are certainly leaving with less than they deserve. It is unfortunate and we should learn from it.

Are there no prisons? …And the Union workhouses? Are they still in operation? The Treadmill and the Poor Law are in full vigour, then? …I was afraid, from what you said at first, that something had occurred to stop them in their useful course.



  1. […] C’mon…It’s The Holidays! (part 2) In a follow-up to my earlier “Aw C’mon… It’s The Holidays” post, here’s another of what I consider to be heartless answers to what was the Republic Windows […]

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