I Don't Know If We Can Trust Obama With Hiring Staff
by James Glaser
February 3, 2009
First, it was a guy from the Federal Reserve, Tim Geithner, who Barack picked for Secretary of Treasury. Not only does he not understand how our tax code works, he was also a big part of the problem we have had with bailouts.
Here is how Jonathan Hoeing, of Smart Money.com tells it:
Geithner seems like just the wrong person to get our financial house back in order, but President Obama says that he is the perfect choice, and heck even the new head of the IRS can get a pass on taxes one time.
Now we have Tom Daschle. He is President Obama's choice for Secretary of Health. Daschle, like Tim Geithner, can't figure out how to pay taxes. Now both of these guys were trying to get away without paying over $100,000. To Washington and New York fat cats, that is peanuts, but to us it would be a felony.
Also like Geithner, Daschle's tax problems are not the major reason he should not be in our government. Remember, Dasahle will be in charge of the nation's health care industry. Here is how Kevin Freking, of MyWay explains it:
So, here we have another insider watching over the very industry that made him a multi-millionaire. Nice choice Barack!
Both of these men have shown us that they are willing to break the law to get ahead. Both of these guys paid up their back taxes, after they got Barack Obama's nomination for a federal position.
I want honest people working for us. I want people who don't have an obvious conflict of interest. There are over 300 million American citizens in this country, and these two tax dodgers are the best President Obama could find? The President needs a new search committee.
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