All this week we have heard numerous ideas on how to bailout our country's troubled financial markets. Most folks we talk to want to make sure a couple of things are included.
First, the presidents and CEO's of companies being bailed out should not receive millions in exit compensation. Why should the president of a company receive such an outrageous amount of money when they were at the helm when the business collapsed? Why should stockholders and now tax payers have to pay millions of dollars just to get rid of someone who is doing a poor job?
This is bad business and should not be tolerated.
Secondly, we believe there needs to be better oversight of the financial markets to make sure we don't experience this near meltdown again. While we usually don't favor governmental intervention in the private sector, this time we believe it is necessary to bring stability back to our financial markets.
It's time for the silent majority in America to stand up and let your voices be heard.
That's our opinion, we would like to hear yours. Email your thoughts to firstname.lastname@example.org, or post your comments below.