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Daschle is out 
3rd-Feb-2009 02:40 pm
Muhommad Caraciture
Tom Daschle is out. He withdrew his nomination.

Daschle withdraws as nominee for HHS secretary
Feb 3 01:37 PM US/Eastern

WASHINGTON (AP) - Tom Daschle withdrew his nomination on Tuesday to be President Barack Obama's Health and Human Services secretary, dealing potential blows to both speedy health care reform and Obama's hopes for a smoother start as president.

"Now we must move forward," Obama said in a written statement accepting "with sadness and regret" Daschle's surprise request to be removed from consideration. A day earlier, Obama had said he "absolutely" stood by Daschle in the face of problems over back taxes and potential conflicts of interest. [...]


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And also out is Nancy Killefer, nominated by Obama to be the government's first chief performance officer. Similar issue - payroll taxes on her own personal employees.

Meanwhile, 'Girls Gone Wild' pornographer, Joe Francis, is arrested for tax fraud. I guess he should have asked Obama for a cabinet position.

I must return to a quote from a different Tom; a quote from Tom DeLay: "...Democrats re-elect the people with their problems; the Republicans kick them out."
Comments 
3rd-Feb-2009 10:25 pm (UTC)
Meanwhile, 'Girls Gone Wild' pornographer, Joe Francis, is arrested for tax fraud. I guess he should have asked Obama for a cabinet position.

You of course see the logical fallacy in this and would put up a credible fight if I'd made a similar joking allegation the other way. 50 million Americans have had tax problems, ranging from serious fraud to simply paying them to the wrong agency, or paying them late with penalties and interest. This does NOT mean that all 50 million have credentials that would qualify them to work on Obama's government.

BTW, Tom DeLay is a felon.



4th-Feb-2009 12:42 pm (UTC)
Thank you for your support. You make my points nicely. You have to be in politics to get away with blatant tax fraud.

DeLay is not politically viable as far as GOP is concerned. He was out when he fell under suspicion. He stepped down on his own.
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