RANT! Tom Daschle on taxes – update

It is good that Mr. Daschle had the sense to withdraw his nomination as HHS secretary.  He was foolish to pursue the job under the cloud of being a tax cheat.  I see that Nancy Killefer, nominated by President Barack Hussein Obama to be the federal government’s first chief performance officer also has withdrawn her nomination due to tax payment problems.

What is with these major public leaders and their ability to pay their taxes.  Have they ever heard of H&R Block?  Even most of the computerized tax programs would have found Mr. Daschle’s limo driver problem.  These people are either idiots or they are cheats.

MR. PRESIDENT – GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER AND DO A PROPER JOB OF VETTING YOUR NOMINEES AND WHEN YOU FIND A PROBLEM LIKE THIS – DROP THEM LIKE A HOT POTATO!

Tom Daschle on taxes

I guess this only holds when you are actually in office.  Once you are in the private sector, taking money from corporations in excess of $1M per year, and being chauffeured around DC it no longer applies.

“Make no mistake, tax cheaters cheat us all, and the IRS should enforce our laws to the letter. ” Sen. Tom Daschle, Congressional Record, May 7, 1998, p. S4507.

Tim Daschle should remove his name from consideration as the HHS Secretary.  He is an embarrassment to politicians, private citizens, and President Barack Hussein Obama.

This is simply another testimony to the fact that BHO is simply the most inexperienced President ever and is being controlled by forces that may not have the best interest of the country.

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38 ways to fill the stimulus bill with pork and save our economy

There has been quite a bit of complaining that the current stimulus bill that was just passed by the House and is going to Senate is filled with pork and special spending projects. This is a silly complaint – of course it is!

The bill is a spending bill.  It should be loaded to the gills with pork.  That is what spending bills do – they spend money.  In fact, it should have so much pork in it that a reasonably religious person of Jewish descent should run for the hills!

Of course, it shouldn’t have silly things in it like contraceptives.  That does nothing for the economy despite the silliness of Ms. Pelosi.  But it should be filled with pet projects from every mayor and county commissioner in the land.  If the mayor of a 20-30,000 citizen city CAN’T get a million or two out of this bill – they should be run out of town!  In case there are any mayors or governors out there that can’t figure out what to ask for that they can spend money on RIGHT NOW then I made a list of projects that they should consider.

Who is controlling President Barack Hussein Obama?

There seems to be a general trend lately that Barack Hussein Obama (BHO) is not really running things in the current administration.  Let’s point out a few examples:

  1. Former Senate Majority Tim Daschle, according to the NY Times, appeared to know that he owed backtaxes back in June but didn’t bother to tell the vetting team for his nomination to Secretary.  Why would he do that?  Simple, he didn’t feel the need to tell them because he already had it pre-wired that he would get confirmed even with that blemish on his record.
  2. Earlier, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, was nominated to his job even though he owed taxes (remember this is the guy that is running the IRS).  He sailed through confirmations.
  3. And, of course, even though BHO went to the Republicans to get their help on the stimulus package and the Republicans came up with some ideas and issues, Madame Pelosi rammed the bill through the House without the aid or consideration of BHO or the other party.