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    Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job


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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Ya, it was time for Obama to cut him loose. Unlike Geithner, Daschle isn't irreplaceable. I do think that whoever Obama nominates as health czar to replace Daschle should be a current or former member of Congress with lots of friends on the hill.
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Quote Originally Posted by aps View Post
    What remains to be seen is what tax cheat Obama is going to name to replace him.
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Tom Daschale....not a patriot.
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Unlike Geithner, Daschle isn't irreplaceable.
    No one is irreplaceable, especially tax cheats.
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    I think Biden ought to head the vetting process to make sure these nominees are patriots.
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    120k now that is a chunk of change

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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Quote Originally Posted by StandUpChuck View Post
    No one is irreplaceable, especially tax cheats.
    Tim Geithner is about as close to irreplaceable as someone could be though. He's absolutely brilliant, and he has lots of experience. I don't know if he'll be able to help turn the economy around, but if anyone can do it, he can. Considering the gravity of the current economic situation, it seems almost petty to hold up his nomination on tax questions.

    Daschle, on the other hand, is not irreplaceable. He's a great advocate for health care reform with lots of friends on the hill...but there are plenty of other people who meet those qualifications as well, who hopefully DON'T owe back taxes.
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    Tim Geithner is about as close to irreplaceable as someone could be though. He's absolutely brilliant, and he has lots of experience. I don't know if he'll be able to help turn the economy around, but if anyone can do it, he can. Considering the gravity of the current economic situation, it seems almost petty to hold up his nomination on tax questions.

    Daschle, on the other hand, is not irreplaceable. He's a great advocate for health care reform with lots of friends on the hill...but there are plenty of other people who meet those qualifications as well, who hopefully DON'T owe back taxes.
    He's obviously not that bright or he's a dishonest man. I think it sends a horrible message that if Americans are important enough, they can circumvent the law. I'm sure there are more upstanding financial gurus in America.
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    Re: Daschle withdraws nomination for HHS job

    I didn't think Treasury Secretary was to head the economy but to collect and disburse government monies. I suppose that the same thing to Democrats.
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