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Obama’s New OMB Director Folds Under Pressure In Senate Committee
Breitbart TV ^ | 01-10-12 | Breitbart TV

Posted on 01/10/2012 10:05:56 AM PST by Lazlo in PA

With less than a month to go before President Obama is required by law to submit a budget to Congress (February 6th), Mr. Obama’s decision today to make Jack Lew White House chief of staff leaves deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Heather Higginbottom to take Mr. Lew’s place as the director of OMB.

As The Hill newspaper reports, Ms. Higginbottom has only served one month in her present role as deputy director of OMB and is considered a “controversial appointee” due to her thin–some would say “nonexistent”–budgetary resume. Prior to becoming deputy director of OMB, Ms. Higginbottom was a deputy policy adviser to President Obama and worked on his campaign as a policy director.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: higginbottom; omb; sessions
This woman is a blithering idiot. She has absolutely no business being confirmed for this position. She looks like she is 5 minutes out of community college and Jeff Sessions just tears her apart. She is hot though.

I guess that is how she got as far as she has. She is nothing more than a Rat political campaign hack. She has no economic background and never had a private sector job.

1 posted on 01/10/2012 10:06:02 AM PST by Lazlo in PA
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To: Lazlo in PA
Heather Higginbottom Pictures, Images and Photos
2 posted on 01/10/2012 10:11:32 AM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Lazlo in PA
She is nothing more than a Rat political campaign hack.

Yea, but it looks like she could suck-start a leaf blower.

3 posted on 01/10/2012 10:12:35 AM PST by Lurker (The avalanche has begun. The pebbles no longer have a vote.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

4 posted on 01/10/2012 10:13:59 AM PST by rawhide
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Hot??? I don't think so.
5 posted on 01/10/2012 10:21:01 AM PST by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Carney was tap dancing around this today. The WH does not even want to admit this airhead will be the nominee. It really doesn’t matter since Barry won’t be producing a serious budget before the election. She will just be a figurehead.


6 posted on 01/10/2012 10:23:54 AM PST by lodi90
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To: lodi90
Carney was tap dancing around this today. The WH does not even want to admit this airhead will be the nominee. It really doesn’t matter since Barry won’t be producing a serious budget before the election. She will just be a figurehead.

I'm sure we all realize, the Democrats have not produced a budget to vote on since they took over in 08. It was only when the repubs won back the house and threatened to shut down government that any budget work got done.

In fact, in 2009, they didn't propose or pass a budget at all. But the government didn't shut down.

7 posted on 01/10/2012 10:27:50 AM PST by Tenacious 1
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To: Lazlo in PA
Nothing matters anyway, because Hussein doesn't give a damn about the budget!

His last budget proposal was voted down by the Democrat Senate.

8 posted on 01/10/2012 10:51:03 AM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Lazlo in PA

Budget Director?

“We don’t need no stinkin’ budget director. We don’t need no stinkin’ budget!”


9 posted on 01/10/2012 10:51:51 AM PST by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Confirming the least intelligent people possible is the right approach for these types of positions. A devious genius is obviously a bigger problem.


10 posted on 01/10/2012 10:52:26 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Comparing all the pictures posted thus far, I would say she is good from far, but far from good!


11 posted on 01/10/2012 10:55:33 AM PST by ExTxMarine (PRAYER: It's the only HOPE for real CHANGE in America!)
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To: Sudetenland

I guess I am into the glasses look.


12 posted on 01/10/2012 10:55:49 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: ExTxMarine
As far as right wing women, I'll agree she is not up to snuff. In comparison to the average Rat broad, she is pretty good looking.


13 posted on 01/10/2012 11:01:58 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
FIFY


14 posted on 01/10/2012 11:32:24 AM PST by Drill Thrawl (The patient is too far gone to save.)
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I would probably get to the month with Andrea Tantaros and leave it there, for a couple years. She is HOT!

She is the only decent Greek product other than Ouzo.

15 posted on 01/10/2012 11:45:55 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Noob1999

When His Excellency appears to give the state of the union, perhaps Bonehead could ask him if he is bringing his budget with him too.


16 posted on 01/10/2012 11:50:21 AM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Lazlo in PA
This woman is a blithering idiot. She has absolutely no business being confirmed for this position. She looks like she is 5 minutes out of community college and Jeff Sessions just tears her apart...I guess that is how she got as far as she has. She is nothing more than a Rat political campaign hack. She has no economic background and never had a private sector job.

While I'm inclined to agree that she's merely a sniveling political hanger-on hack (this administration is just eaten up with them, it appears), I'm willing to give her credit for trying to answer the questions posed by Jeff Sessions in a manner that didn't appear to undercut her predecessor or her boss, Barry the Boob.

The facts underscored by Sessions left her very little room to maneuver. Given the line of questioning, I think she did manage a valiant attempt at defending the Administration's position on the 10-year budget projections. Her task, as unfortunate as it was, was to justify the Administration's fiscal illiteracy, Enron-esque accounting and intergenerational public thievery, things for which there simply is no rational defense.

It's not so much that she's stupid, the complete lack of meaningful private sector experience notwithstanding. It's that she was being asked to defend that which is completely indefensible. IOW...she didn't come across as unintelligent, in my mind. She did the best she could with the extraordinarily bad hand she was dealt in the questions from Sessions, without appearing to throw her superiors under the factual bus.

None of which should be construed, of course, as an endorsement of this young lady for the OMB position. But she may be as good as Barry the Boob can (or is willing to) offer.
17 posted on 01/10/2012 11:50:21 AM PST by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: Sudetenland

If you read the story from that time, the WH handlers purposefully made her tone it down and go for the “naughty librarian” look. New dress, new hair, glasses, etc. So yeah she kinda hot, but none of that overcomes the fact that has 0 experience and no background for budget mgmt. She didn’t even know the terms.


18 posted on 01/10/2012 12:05:17 PM PST by Clock King (Ellisworth Toohey was right: My head's gonna explode.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Not Guilty!


19 posted on 01/10/2012 12:05:55 PM PST by jpsb
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To: Lazlo in PA
She is the only decent Greek product other than Ouzo.

Really?

Allow me to introduce Miss Nicole Petallides of the Fox Business Channel.


20 posted on 01/10/2012 12:06:06 PM PST by Yankee (ANNOY THE RNC AND THE MEDIA: NOMINATE NEWT GINGRICH!)
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To: Yankee

I thought she was Italian. My mistake. Add her to the very short list of quality Greek products.


21 posted on 01/10/2012 12:08:49 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Apparently, she likes to bowl too. Look at that bowling bag she’s carrying.

Don’t know many chicks that bowl at lunch in DC.

Can you imagine bowling in that dress?/s


22 posted on 01/10/2012 12:09:00 PM PST by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: Sudetenland
Hot??? I don't think so.

I agree with you. Some people are too easily impressed.

23 posted on 01/10/2012 12:10:25 PM PST by Yankee (ANNOY THE RNC AND THE MEDIA: NOMINATE NEWT GINGRICH!)
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To: Clock King
Does one need experience to be Obamas' director of the Budget? I mean it's not like there is going to be a budget with Obama as president.

I like the naughty librarian look, I even married one once. lol

24 posted on 01/10/2012 12:12:45 PM PST by jpsb
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To: Yankee

Nicole is super hot. In fact Fox business has the market cornered on hot info babes.


25 posted on 01/10/2012 12:14:49 PM PST by jpsb
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To: Milton Miteybad

You could be right, but that isn’t the first thought I walked away with. I got a different impression from that interchange. I saw her fumbling through the Rolodex of Lib spin in her head trying to come up with the right response to Sessions. Anyone going up there knew what was going to be asked and for her not to be prepared with some coherent answers lead me to believe she was overwhelmed and way out of her league. Her resume amounts to jobs involving her licking envelopes in campaign headquarters and fetching coffee.


26 posted on 01/10/2012 12:14:49 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Ms. Higginbottom has only served one month in her present role as deputy director of OMB and is considered a “controversial appointee” due to her thin–some would say “nonexistent”–budgetary resume.

How is that different from Obama?

27 posted on 01/10/2012 12:22:18 PM PST by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: jpsb

you got that right! breath-taking hip-shaking cuties..


28 posted on 01/10/2012 12:23:25 PM PST by RitchieAprile
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To: Sudetenland

It depends on the lighting.

She was once depicted on a Seinfeld episode.


29 posted on 01/10/2012 12:24:44 PM PST by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: hattend
She was once depicted on a Seinfeld episode.

Yes, I am familiar with this syndrome -- she's a two face.

30 posted on 01/10/2012 12:27:33 PM PST by Yankee (ANNOY THE RNC AND THE MEDIA: NOMINATE NEWT GINGRICH!)
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To: Yankee; Sudetenland

31 posted on 01/10/2012 12:35:53 PM PST by hattend (If I wanted you dead, you'd be dead. - Cameron Connor)
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To: Drill Thrawl

Kimberly Guilfoyle, PLEASE!!!!!!

Remy Spencer, PLEASE!

Even Brooke Goldstein, YESSS!!!

S.E. Cupp looks great, even with glasses. Michele Malkin just is.....!!! Coulter - I wish I had hair like that (or any hair at all).

Who are # 3 & 4 at the top? Fox’s foxy females, with brains but what is Mrs. Duggar doing in there? Not a Fox fox. More like a one person city populator, and doing a good job at it.


32 posted on 01/10/2012 5:26:48 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Drill Thrawl

But wait, haven’t you forgotten someone?
You forgot Sarah!


33 posted on 01/10/2012 6:09:46 PM PST by dsutah
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To: dsutah; MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
My bad.

I give you;

Sarah Palin, Mary Katharine Ham, Kristi Noem
Amanda Carepenter, Angie Harmon, Patti Anne Browne
Janine Turner, Bo Derek, Patricia Heaton

Mary Katharine Ham


34 posted on 01/10/2012 9:07:21 PM PST by Drill Thrawl (The patient is too far gone to save.)
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