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"Now, no class warfare, O.K.?"
'Who says we vote ourselves a huge pay rise, then spend the rest of the AGM practicing our humble expressions?'
"Who would ever have guessed that there'd be a golden age of debt?"
"Damn, I think I ate Plan B."
Tags:plan b, plan bs, backup plan, backup plans, back-up plan, back-up plans, corporate greed, dragon, dragons, devil, devils, forked tail, forked tails, businessmen, businessman, businessmen, businessman, fat cat, fat cats, corporate culture, business plan, business plans, strategy meeting, strategy meetings
'You meowin' at me?'
Three Big Pigs
Tags:three little pigs, three little piggies, 3 little pigs, 3 little piggies, nursery rhyme, nursery rhymes, businesses, expansion, business expansions, fat cat, fat cats, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, law firm, law firms, named partner, named partners, success, successes, the american dream, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, pig, pigs
The Dark Side of the Lone Ranger
Tags:lone ranger, lone rangers, tonto, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, business executive, business executives, business shark, business sharks, loan shark, loan sharks, fat cat, fat cats, mafia, mafia boss, mafioso, mob, mobs, mob boss, mobster, mobsters, strong arm, strong armed, strong-arm, strong-armed, anti-hero, anti-heroes, ceo, ceos, c-suite, c-suites, c suite, c suites, boss, television shows, television show, american icon, american icons, texas ranger, texas rangers, western, westerns, cowboy, cowboys, american west, american western, american hero, american heroes
"Mr. Barrington, the sins of your past are on lines one through six."
Tags:management, upper management, big boss, boss, bosses, manager, managers, exec, execs, executive, executives, board, boardroom, chief exec, chief executive, chief executives, board member, fat cat, fat cats, corrupt, corruption, white collar crime, capitalism, capitalist, late stage capitalism, taking advantage, advantage, mounted, mounting, mounted heads, mounted head, on the line, secretary, secretaries, personal assistant, personal assistants, pa, p.a, p.a., sins of the past, sins of your past, answer, answers, consequences, retribution, calling, caller, call, calls, callers, phone, phones, phoning in, phone line, telephone, on the telephone, telephone line
"You can't bully me."
Tags:irony, ironic, beg, begging, begged, beggar, begs, beggars, pan handler, shaker, shakers, pan-handler, pan handling, pan-handling, poor, poverty, homeless, homeless population, homelessness, irony, ironic, dramatic irony, bully, bullying, bullied, pressure, pressured, oppress, oppressed, oppression, class, class warfare, discrepancy, discrepancies, big business, corporate, fat cat, fat cats
The argument SEEMS to be that if we don't pay him a HUGE bonus then he'll leave and destroy someone elses business and then we'd have to pay even MORE in a 'competetive' market to get someone equivalently useless to replace him!
"I'm even better off than I was four years ago."
Tags:slogan, slogans, political slogan, political slogans, better off, president, presidents, presidential term, presidential terms, political elite, political elites, politician, politicians, self-interest, self-interested, fatcat, fatcats, fat cat, fat cats, enrich, enriches, government spending, executive, executives, business executive, business executives
"So I guess it comes down to whether it's you or me, and I guess it's me."
Tags:fat cat, fat cats, overpaid execs, overpaid exec, overpaid executive, overpaid executives, exec, execs, executive, executives, boss, bosses, bad bosses, bad boss, bonus, bonuses, executive bonuses, executive pay, executive compensation, worker, workers, workers rights, down trodden, pay, pay rise, pay rises, pay raise, pay raises, haves and have-nots, 1%, layoff, layoffs, wealth gap, wealth disparity, pay inequality
We need to put more money into Lithuanian sardine futures...I think that warrants bonuses all around!
"New Year's Resolution - Stay This Good-Looking!"
Tags:cat, cats, kitty, kitties, pet, pets, domestic cat, domestic cats, feline, felines, confident, confidence, self confidence, self-confidence, self esteem, high, high self esteem, self-esteem, self acceptance, self-acceptance, good-looking, good looking, cat's got the cream, handsome chap, handsome, tomcat, tomcats, fitness, fit, fat cat, fat, fat cats, house cat, house cats, new year, new year's, new year new me, resolution, resolutions, new year's resolution, nye, nyd, happy new year, new year
"Good question. Yes, we have your best interests at heart."
Tags:king, kings, monarch, monarchs, royal, royals, royalty, monarchy, monarchies, businessmen, businessman, corporate culture, one percent, 1%, one percenter, one percenters, 1 percenter, 1 percenters, trust issue, wealth inequality, fat cat, fat cats, upper class, upper classes, wealth divide, economic inequality
"That concludes my prepared remarks. I will now evade your questions."
Stocks Market... "It's got an extra large hole for fat cat bankers."
"Listen - we just stay silent and look remote and concerned and dignified, and we keep the damn bonuses."
Tags:management, upper management, big boss, boss, bosses, manager, managers, exec, execs, executive, executives, board, boardroom, chief exec, chief executive, chief executives, board member, class, working class, class issues, class divide, class struggle, class struggles, political issue, political issues, tax, taxes, fat cat, fat cats, profit, profits, profitable, profitability, nepotism, corrupt, corruption, financial, white collar crime, capitalism, capitalist, late stage capitalism, banker, bankers, bonus, bonuses, banker bonus, banker's bonuses, media spin, spin, spin off, spin-off
"Thank you, Lord, for reminding me to count my blessings."
Tags:begging, beg, begs, beggar, poor, poverty, homeless, home less, hobo, bum, businessman, businessmen, fat cat, fat cats, corporate, thankful, thankfulness, charity, charitable, charities, virtue, virtuous, virtues, words, word, action, actions, actions speak louder, blessing, blessings, count, counting, greed, individual, individualism, selfish, selfishness, privilege, privileged, life of privilege, first world, upper class, upper classes, message from god, messages from god, messenger, messengers
"As billionaires, we should eat all of that steaming warm pie."
Tags:billionaire, billionaires, warm pie, warm pies, steaming pile, wealth inequality, financial inequality, fat cat, fat cats, fat-cat, fat-cats, businessmen, businessman, ceo, ceos, chief exec, chief execs, chief executive, chief executives, idiom, idioms, steaming piles, poo, poos, poop, poops, bull, nonsense
"We won't be mailing out our quarterly report. Our profits were obscene and postal regulations prohibit mailing obscene material."
'It appears we've accidentally laid off all the people who 'do' things.'
CEO Bonus - 'Those in favor of my exhorbitant bonus say 'aye'. Those opposed say, 'Good heavens, I've been shot!'
Private Contractor's Target Fee as charity thermometer
'We're with you half way, sir. We'll return our government bailout if we can keep our executive bonuses.'