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Daschle Withdraws Nomination for Health and Human Services Secretary

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Revmitchell, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    Tom Daschle has withdrawn his nomination for health and human services secretary, and President Obama has accepted.

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  2. ccrobinson

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    Please, Mr. Obama, tell us when you decided not to excuse his mistake. Did you decide to not excuse it when it became public, even though your team should have discovered it during the vetting process? Or, did your team not discover it in the first place? There seems to be an inordinate number of mistakes happening where members of your cabinet aren't being properly vetted. Regardless of whether one agrees with your ideologies or not, these kinds of key mistakes shouldn't be happening.
     
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    Sweet victory!!!!!!:godisgood:
     
  4. Pastor Larry

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    It is another unfortunate demonstration of a lack of character and integrity from Obama. Obama should have withdrawn Daschle's name and insisted on higher standards. He didn't. It shows that Obama is about politics as usual ...
     
  5. targus

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    My understanding is that Daschle has additional tax problems... something to do with undeclared consulting income. Someone was paying him $86,000 per month for "consulting".

    He probably decided to bail rather than to have to pay more back taxes.:tonofbricks:
     
  6. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

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    He should have hung in there.

    He would have eventually been confirned to a post where he could cheat not only the IRS, but the taxpayers as well.

    The really good part about Obama's love affair with tax cheats is...

    that they are paying what they owe in order to be considered.
     
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    One down, two to go. We shouldn't let the pressure up yet. I want NO tax cheats in his administration.
     
  8. targus

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    It looks like the DNC faxed talking point for Daschle is that he's a "nice guy" and it's "too bad" because he would have made a "good head of HHS".

    How can a tax cheat be considered a "nice guy"?
     
  9. Dragoon68

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    This is great news! Will the IRS now go after him for interest and penalties like they would the rest of us?
     
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    Two down, two to go....:saint:

     
  11. Marcia

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    My son said he heard the comment "What good will it do to cut taxes if the liberals don't pay theirs?" :laugh:
     
  12. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

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    Actually it is now three down.
     
  13. StefanM

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    The conservative plan for tax policy: official tax cuts for the rich.

    The liberal plan for tax policy: "under the table" tax cuts for the rich.
     
  14. Marcia

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    I believe it! :laugh:
     
  15. Dragoon68

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    Dirty Fusion - Not Clean Break

    Moved to new topic!
     
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