Banks Paid $32.6 Billion in Bonuses Amid U.S. Bailout (Update4) - Bloomberg.com TARP money going to individual bonuses? Are Americans this stupd? Million of unemployed Ameriacans subsidizing these Wall Street vultures? Unlike doctors, auto workers, teachers, or nurses, these "brokers" do not create "things" or contribute anything to society. They are just high-priced salesmen in their fancy suit, cigars and slick back hair. .