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Cabinets Gone Wild

Arley2 Wrote: May 03, 2012 12:25 PM
Well Dr. Hanson, that's what you get when you elect a total incompetent to the top job. He then appoints other incompetents who are responsible for creating nonsensical regulations. If ever there was an Administration that clearly demonstrated a total inability to govern for the good of America, the Obama Administration is it. How do you spell incompetent? O-b-a-m-a
cal652 Wrote: May 03, 2012 1:51 PM
first rate people hire first rate people. second rate people hire third rate people.

We've had some unusual Cabinet secretaries in past administrations -- Earl Butz, John Mitchell and James Watt come to mind -- but never anything quite like the present bunch.

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has overseen some $5 trillion in new debt. To help pay for it, he wants the rich -- the top 1 percent already contributes more in income taxes than does the bottom 90 percent -- to pay more for what he calls "the privilege of being an American." Geithner, whose department oversees the IRS, should have taken his own advice: As a rich American one-percenter, he once failed...