These are strange and frequently mean-spirited times in recession-era America.

And the news always seems to get a little more unusual: One of the largest recipients of the Obama Administration's controversial corporate bailout program, American International Group, is apparently thinking about suing the government for welching on promises made to shareholder investors.

According to the New York Times, AIG's board will be meeting Jan. 9 to weigh the options of joining a $25 billion lawsuit launched by shareholders against Washington.

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