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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

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    Who do you think should be Obama's Secretary of Treasury?
    Steve Forbes.

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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector View Post
    Steve Forbes.
    Steve Forbes is nowhere close to a match for Obama's political views and has absolutely no qualifications for running the treasury. Try again.
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

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    Steve Forbes is nowhere close to a match for Obama's political views .....
    This is news?

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    ..and has absolutely no qualifications for running the treasury. Try again.
    Because you say so; but then, your notion of Secretary of Treasury would be someone who believes in the naive and foolish politics Obama represents thinking that a Government can BORROW go deep into DEBT and PRINT MONEY to get us out of a recession.

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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

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    Hillary almost had her own scandal, it's amazing. Has Obama nominated anyone who hasn't had a problem?
    They call themselves demoRATS for a reason. The RATS are infested.... Dumbass that I am I actually had a smidgeon of hope even with a rat infested senate congress and whitehouse . I did vote against these turds ,but the other choice wasn`t much better when you concider the fact that the GOP are just a bunch of MONEY WHORES. THIRD PARTY... THIRD PARTY ... THIRD PARTY
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

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    This is news?
    So basically your opposition to Geithner has nothing to do with his taxes, and everything to do with his political ideology (which really isn't particularly left-wing). Your intellectual dishonesty is duly noted.

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth Detector
    Because you say so; but then, your notion of Secretary of Treasury would be someone who believes in the naive and foolish politics Obama represents thinking that a Government can BORROW go deep into DEBT and PRINT MONEY to get us out of a recession.
    Exactly.

    I'm curious, what qualifications does Steve Forbes possess to run the Treasury Department?
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    So basically your opposition to Geithner has nothing to do with his taxes, and everything to do with his political ideology (which really isn't particularly left-wing). Your intellectual dishonesty is duly noted.
    WOW! That is quite the leap in logic based on what I posted. But then you just wanted to take a partisan hack at me and don’t care about the facts right?

    My opposition to Geitner is that I cannot see supporting someone, no matter how intelligent he may be, to take over a Government Department that manages the Governments finances and who can't manage his own taxes and breaks our laws. Tax evasion is illegal you know.

    Yes, I know, it was a simple mistake to forget to pay taxes for so many years, but if this is the smartest man on the block, we have bigger issues.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    I'm curious, what qualifications does Steve Forbes possess to run the Treasury Department?
    First and foremost, he is not a tax evader; Secondly, he knows finance better than anyone on the face of the planet, in my opinion, and last, but never least; he doesn't believe that spending the Government into a 2 trillion dollar deficit makes any sense.

    I am a pretty simple logical guy; if you are going to tell me that the man who will be responsible for the countries finances is the smartest man on the block, yet can't even figure out how to pay his own taxes, I am going to be very skeptical about his qualifications and his motivations.

    As to your partisan crack about ideology, why would I want someone in the job who doesn't have the same political ideology as me? Do you really think this job is not a political one?

    Here's a great article he wrote you should read:

    MoneyNews - Steve Forbes: The Fed Just Doesn&#39t Get It

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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    REPLACING DASCHLE?: Potential replacements for Daschle include former Vermont Gov. and DNC Chair Howard Dean, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.).


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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

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    REPLACING DASCHLE?: Potential replacements for Daschle include former Vermont Gov. and DNC Chair Howard Dean, Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen, Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, former Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber and Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.).


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    I don't know much about some of those people, but a long list of governors is probably not the best option. A member of Congress would be much better for this job, since they would know all the people they would need to persuade and understand how Washington works.

    Howard Dean would be particularly divisive, and there's too much potential for infighting between him and Rahm Emanuel. Health care reform is too important to let petty bickering delay it.
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    I love a person who can admit mistakes. Wow. I am utterly impressed. This is change I can believe in.

    WASHINGTON - “I screwed up,” President Barack Obama told NBC’s Brian Williams Tuesday in the wake of his nominee to be secretary of health and human services, Tom Daschle, withdrawing his name from consideration.

    Daschle dropped out after acknowledging that he had belatedly paid more than $128,000 in taxes owed to the federal government.

    “Today was an embarrassment for us,” Obama said. He said he was “angry,” “disappointed” and “frustrated with myself” over the Daschle episode.

    Obama: 'I screwed up' in Daschle withdrawal - White House- msnbc.com

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