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Are you kidding me? Now Obama’s Labor Secretary has tax problems.
IHateTheMedia.com ^ | 02/05/09

Posted on 02/05/2009 1:44:40 PM PST by slomark

In what looks like an instant replay of other senate confirmation hearings over the last ten days, President Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Labor has now revealed income tax problems.

Hard to believe, but true. A Senate committee today abruptly canceled a hearing to consider Representative Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor.

Oops. Pangs of conscience convinced Solis’ husband to pay $6,400 in tax liens YESTERDAY. The liens had been piling up against his business for up for 16 years, so it appears to be yet another remarkable coincidence that yet another of Obama’s nominees has decided to come clean and pay up immediately prior to confirmation hearings.

This isn’t an administration. It’s a sitcom.

(photo in article)

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: obama; solis

1 posted on 02/05/2009 1:44:44 PM PST by slomark
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To: slomark

You’re kidding, right?


2 posted on 02/05/2009 1:46:26 PM PST by shiva
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To: slomark
Yes We Can! I mean, Change! I mean, the most ethical administration ever! Errr, never mind...
3 posted on 02/05/2009 1:46:35 PM PST by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: slomark

This is my favorite one. This woman needs to be told to take a hike. She has no business being in ANYBODY’S administration.


4 posted on 02/05/2009 1:46:41 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ( Elections have consequences.)
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To: slomark

Mawmaw used to say - “Lawdy mercy”.


5 posted on 02/05/2009 1:46:55 PM PST by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: slomark
Duh. Duh. Duh. Another Dem Bites the Dust!



I will never tire of posting this image... hope you don't tire of seeing it! Especially in this context :)
6 posted on 02/05/2009 1:47:04 PM PST by SparkyBass
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To: slomark

Amusement level rising...


7 posted on 02/05/2009 1:48:06 PM PST by LikeLight (http://www.believersguidetolegalissues.com)
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To: shiva

The Magic Negroe ... comrade HusseinObama He has spoken, make it so! All hail the messiah .....


8 posted on 02/05/2009 1:48:17 PM PST by HiramQuick (work harder ... welfare recipients depend on you!)
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To: slomark

9 posted on 02/05/2009 1:48:47 PM PST by Diogenesis (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: slomark
"This isn’t an administration. It’s a sitcom."

Ooooh! I'm gonna steal that for a tagline.

10 posted on 02/05/2009 1:48:59 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (This isnÂ’t an administration. ItÂ’s a sitcom.)
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To: slomark

This applies to pretty much anything:

Once is chance
Twice you start wondering
Three times means there’s a pattern with a reason behind it

What do we call four times?


11 posted on 02/05/2009 1:49:24 PM PST by antiRepublicrat ("I am a firm believer that there are not two sides to every issue..." -- Arianna Huffington)
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To: slomark

That is the least of the problems with this piece of work. Card check and lobbying her own office while in office.


12 posted on 02/05/2009 1:49:27 PM PST by doodad
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To: slomark

Who needs offshore accounts when you can just put the (D) after your name, and get waived through.


13 posted on 02/05/2009 1:50:06 PM PST by Tarpon (America's first principles, freedom, liberty, market economy and self-reliance will never fail.)
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To: slomark

How’s this for a “stimulus” plan. “The One” promises every registered DemocRAT in this country a position in his cabinet. By the time those suckers got through paying their taxes, we wouldn’t need to be stimulated and we wouldn’t need any bailouts either.


14 posted on 02/05/2009 1:50:24 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer ( Elections have consequences.)
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To: SparkyBass

At this rate, Intuit should add you to its advertising budget.


15 posted on 02/05/2009 1:54:19 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: slomark

Hey! If not filing or paying taxes is the kind of change Obama was talking about all along, then I can get into that!


16 posted on 02/05/2009 1:54:28 PM PST by OB1kNOb (To survive, one must be free.)
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To: slomark

A classic slow motion train wreck

17 posted on 02/05/2009 1:55:28 PM PST by Obamageddon (Birth certificate and college transcripts will be required for Federal employment, Mr. Soetero)
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To: antiRepublicrat

The Bill Clinton Adminstration.

First Term.


18 posted on 02/05/2009 1:55:36 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: slomark

OMGosh....WHO is vetting these nominees? Satan?


19 posted on 02/05/2009 1:57:36 PM PST by tioga
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To: tioga

It is hard to have a vetting process for leftist government officials that aren’t involved in criminal conduct, that is such are small percentage of the grouping.


20 posted on 02/05/2009 2:00:12 PM PST by KC Burke (Men of intemperate minds can never be free...their passions forge their fetters.)
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To: antiRepublicrat
The Hussein Obama administration.
21 posted on 02/05/2009 2:01:15 PM PST by ejonesie22 (Stupidity has an expiration date 1-20-2013 *(Thanks Nana))
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To: antiRepublicrat
>i>What do we call four times?

Fuc*d-up?

22 posted on 02/05/2009 2:02:44 PM PST by shiva
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To: tioga
Democrats...

Wait...

You were right to start with...

23 posted on 02/05/2009 2:02:50 PM PST by ejonesie22 (Stupidity has an expiration date 1-20-2013 *(Thanks Nana))
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To: slomark

Gawker.com
All of the Obama Scandals (So Far)
By Owen Thomas, 3:46 PM on Thu Feb 5 2009, 3,490 views

What happened to No-Drama Obama? As the blithe candidate of hope, he led a leakproof, gaffe-resistant campaign. Ever since the election, he’s been exploding with scandal and gossip. Fantastic!

To think, there was a time when late-night comedians fretted that there wasn’t anything funny about Barack Hussein Obama. (You couldn’t even joke about his middle name without people accusing you of stirring up Islamophobia!)

That was before he became 44. The tightly controlled team which got him elected gave way to the usual cast of Washington goofballs, including some veterans of Clinton’s leak-loving administration. Obama plays the straight man to these clowns, always frowning dourly and apologizing for their failings. Completists that we are, let’s go through all the fun stories Obama has already given us:

Rod Blagojevich’s corrupt attempts to pawn Obama’s Senate seat didn’t directly involve Obama. But they did remind everyone that Obama and his chief of staff, hunky ex-ballerina Rahm Emanuel, are Chicago politicians.

Bill Richardson withdrew from consideration for the job of Commerce Secretary after a financial scandal in New Mexico erupted. You’d think this would have come up somewhere between the start of the vetting process and Richardson shaving his postcampaign beard.

Speechwriter Jon Favreau groped a cardboard cutout of Hillary Clinton, raising questions of whether the boy wonder wordsmith was really just an eloquent frat boy.

Then it turned out he was dating Ali Campoverdi, a Maxim model turned White House assistant. Yes, he can act like the 27-year-old male he is.

The First Uterus became fodder for celebrity-magazine pages. Is Michelle Obama pregnant? Doesn’t matter. The salient fact here is that America at last has a President and First Lady whom they like to imagine having sex.

Democrats returning from an eight-year exile gave an easy through line to revive all the scandals of the Clinton era. For example: Attorney General Eric Holder turned out to be the one who gave the nod for Bill Clinton’s pardon of sleazy financier Marc Rich.

Tim Geithner didn’t pay $34,000 in taxes, thanks to a tax loophole about which he delivered detailed testimony to Congress. They appointed him Treasury Secretary anyway. Why? Obama and the Senate both needed to move quickly to appoint someone whose job is to look like he’s saving the economy.

Geithner was the last tax cheat Obama could afford, though. Would-be “performance czar” Nancy Killefer withdrew her name over a $946.69 tax lien for employment taxes she didn’t pay for her household help.

It had already been revealed that Tom Daschle, who was up for Secretary of Health and Human Services had hadn’t paid nearly $140,000 for a car and driver a lobbyist had lent him after he left office. Still, with Killefer gone, he lost his Cabinet job The real scandal here? Daschle and Killefer had tax problems endemic to the wealthy and powerful, reminding the public how out-of-touch Washington insiders run the show.

Save for an Esquire profile, this Barack-inspired office romance never made the national press. But the legal world has been atitter about Obama advisors Cass Sunstein and Samantha Power who romanced on the campaign trail. Not long before they became an item, Sunstein split with longtime girlfriend Martha Nussbaum. (Nussbaum and Sunstein were a power couple on campus at the University of Chicago Law School, where Obama also taught.) Power is now pregnant, gossip has it! Work-obsessed people falling in love on the job are always funny, precisely because they’re pathetic and they know it.

White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel’s Capitol Hill basement apartment (rented to him by Connecticut Rep. Rosa DeLaura and pollster Stanley Greenberg turned out to be an illegal rental unit. Honestly, isn’t breaking the law supposed to pay off more than that?

And we’re aren’t even three weeks into Obama’s term! For the wagging tongues of Washington, Barack Obama really is That One — the president who brought hope and change to the once-moribund business of political comedy.


24 posted on 02/05/2009 2:03:02 PM PST by COUNTrecount (http://obamaclock.org/)
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To: tioga
OMGosh....WHO is vetting these nominees? Satan?

It must be an angel of light doing the vetting. Nothing good comes from Satan.

25 posted on 02/05/2009 2:05:17 PM PST by muggs (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a stupid question)
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To: shiva

I think this may be a way to pay off the national debt. We keep bringing up the Rats for confirmation and get them to pay their taxes. At this rate we may be able to afford socialism.


26 posted on 02/05/2009 2:07:27 PM PST by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: antiRepublicrat

I’m beginning to think that all Congresmen and women need to be investigated by the IRS. You know Harry Reid has cheated, he just hasn’t gotten caught yet. I would like to start with the Queen Bit## Pelosi and work on down. Republicans as well as democrats need to be looked at.


27 posted on 02/05/2009 2:10:47 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: slomark

According to Biden, paying taxes is patriotic. Obama sure is having trouble finding patriots for his cabinet.


28 posted on 02/05/2009 2:14:47 PM PST by yazoo
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To: slomark

evil is as evil does.

LLS


29 posted on 02/05/2009 2:15:51 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my president... NEVER!)
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To: slomark

Not sure if they are referring to his cabinet or the coons.

http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Small-Masked-Intruders-Roam-White-House-Grounds.html

Small, Masked Intruders Roam White House Grounds


30 posted on 02/05/2009 2:16:40 PM PST by maggief
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To: slomark

The federal deficit could be eliminated if we just made Obama’s Cabinet members pay their taxes

Solis is the scariest of the ObamaNauts....this woman would fire all of us and replace us with Illegal Aliens


31 posted on 02/05/2009 2:19:32 PM PST by UCFRoadWarrior (The Threat To Our Soverignty Is Rampant Economic Anti-Americanism)
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To: dandiegirl

Why stop at the Congress? How about all branches of the government...I’m starting to think even the Obamas probably have tax issues somewhere. What about the justices? If these people are making and enforcing the tax laws that pay their salaries...they all better, by GOD, be paying their ‘fair share.’ After all, it’s the patriotic thing to do...for the country and all.


32 posted on 02/05/2009 2:24:47 PM PST by erkyl (The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a period of moral crisis, stay neutral)
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To: slomark

I say we throw out all the bums in D.C. and start over.


33 posted on 02/05/2009 2:44:18 PM PST by GoRepGo (The problem with political jokes is they get elected. - Henry Cate, VII)
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To: erkyl

I could almost gurantee you that the Obama’s have tax issues along with all the rest. You are right. They better be paying their fair share if I am and you are.


34 posted on 02/05/2009 2:46:32 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: slomark
If Saturday Night Live has any brains, they will get Steve Forbes ( who is a good enough sport to do it) to do a Ginsu Knife type commercial about the Flat Tax and squerer all those with tax problems in one fell swoop.

It could be hilarious....

35 posted on 02/05/2009 2:48:50 PM PST by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: slomark

My husband just said “screw it! I’ve had it. We’re not paying our taxes this year either.”


36 posted on 02/05/2009 4:14:48 PM PST by abigailsmybaby (Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.)
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To: slomark
We knew that Liberals were lying to the American people when they said "Bush lied, people died," and "Lie after lie after lie..."

Now it's fun to see what happens when Liberals lie to each other. Perhaps we should chant "Liberals lied, Obama's presidency died!"

-PJ

37 posted on 02/05/2009 4:25:44 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (You can never overestimate the Democrats' ability to overplay their hand.)
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