Skip to comments.Are you kidding me? Now Obama’s Labor Secretary has tax problems.
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 Obamas 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 Obamas nominees has decided to come clean and pay up immediately prior to confirmation hearings.
This isnt an administration. Its a sitcom.
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You’re kidding, right?
This is my favorite one. This woman needs to be told to take a hike. She has no business being in ANYBODY’S administration.
Mawmaw used to say - “Lawdy mercy”.
Amusement level rising...
The Magic Negroe ... comrade HusseinObama He has spoken, make it so! All hail the messiah .....
Ooooh! I'm gonna steal that for a tagline.
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?
That is the least of the problems with this piece of work. Card check and lobbying her own office while in office.
Who needs offshore accounts when you can just put the (D) after your name, and get waived through.
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.
At this rate, Intuit should add you to its advertising budget.
Hey! If not filing or paying taxes is the kind of change Obama was talking about all along, then I can get into that!
The Bill Clinton Adminstration.
OMGosh....WHO is vetting these nominees? Satan?
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.
You were right to start with...
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.
It must be an angel of light doing the vetting. Nothing good comes from Satan.
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.
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.
According to Biden, paying taxes is patriotic. Obama sure is having trouble finding patriots for his cabinet.
evil is as evil does.
Not sure if they are referring to his cabinet or the coons.
Small, Masked Intruders Roam White House Grounds
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
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.
I say we throw out all the bums in D.C. and start over.
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.
It could be hilarious....
My husband just said “screw it! I’ve had it. We’re not paying our taxes this year either.”
Now it's fun to see what happens when Liberals lie to each other. Perhaps we should chant "Liberals lied, Obama's presidency died!"
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