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Bonus Brigade Is Having An Impact

To borrow one of Mad Max's recent favorite sayings, the chickens are coming home to roost in the State of New York. As the collected works of Ken Feinberg, Andrew Cuomo and the angry mob of legislators without anything better to do continue to clamp down on bonuses, the state coffers are starting to look a little empty. Of the $2.1 billion hole that needs to be filled, $584 million comes from income taxes that fell short of April projections. If California is any guide, the New York bonus death squad may soon have to mull over which is the most reprehensible to them- getting their pay checks in IOU format, watching Jimmy Cayne (legally) fire up a joint in Central Park, or allowing people to get paid.