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Can’t Obama Find an Honest
Man For Treasury Secretary?

Powerline, by John Hinderaker

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Posted By:Oblio, 1/10/2013 6:41:08 AM

News reports indicate that President Obama will appoint White House Chief of Staff Jack Lew to replace Tim Geithner as Secretary of the Treasury. The Associated Press applauds Obama’s choice, telling us that Lew is a “pragmatic liberal” who “is well-liked in Washington by both Democrats and Republicans.” What the AP doesn’t tell us is that Lew has made signal contributions to the culture of lies, dishonesty and lack of transparency that characterizes the Obama administration

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 1/10/2013 6:59:59 AM     (No. 9108386)

Not among his acquaintances.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/10/2013 7:00:45 AM     (No. 9108388)

obama´s goal is to obviously bury us under a mountain of debt.

All cabinet posts are just different flavors of "Minister of Propanganda"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 1/10/2013 7:05:18 AM     (No. 9108397)

He doesn´t know any...

And yes, class and upbringing tells.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/10/2013 7:15:54 AM     (No. 9108412)

Not if he ain´t lookin´....
And he ain´t.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/10/2013 7:17:21 AM     (No. 9108416)

You have to love a treasury secretary who personally cashed in on a government bailout to the tune of $900,000.He was probably a main culprit in the mortgage backed security scams which leverged houses 30 times,creating a bogus portfolio component that crashed like a house of cards..
Why do all treasury sec´s have to be former members of the Wall St.culture of thiefdom?

One reason is investors getting insider info to cash in on.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/10/2013 7:38:45 AM     (No. 9108435)

There are no honest human beings in the Demonrat party.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: saraguay, 1/10/2013 8:45:57 AM     (No. 9108528)

no. not where he looks.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 1/10/2013 8:50:15 AM     (No. 9108535)

If Barry is to succeed in bankrupting the country, then he needs to have a corrupt person controlling our money. Voila!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: shurnuff, 1/10/2013 8:53:29 AM     (No. 9108542)

Why would anyone think himself WANTS an honest man around him?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Wendybird, 1/10/2013 9:11:35 AM     (No. 9108585)

Doesn´t want an honest man, he wants someone like himself. Try to find an honest person among his other appointees.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: JAN, 1/10/2013 9:45:15 AM     (No. 9108649)

Talk about scraping the bottom of the sewer, even Krugman turned down the job.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Feebie, 1/10/2013 9:49:56 AM     (No. 9108659)

Uh, I always thought Ron Paul would make an outstanding Treasury Secretary.

That won´t happen.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jerseyden, 1/10/2013 10:10:42 AM     (No. 9108713)

Don´t care Lew or most dems, but at least he had previously worked in the private sector before, not like most of the obama admin.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/10/2013 10:26:02 AM     (No. 9108764)

Dishonesty is the new honesty.

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