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Obama Hires Top Clinton Aide John Podesta
Breitbart ^ | December 10, 2013 | JIM KUHNHENN

Posted on 12/11/2013 9:28:37 AM PST by yoe

Edited on 12/11/2013 9:32:01 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and a trusted Democratic operative, will join the White House staff as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama, two persons familiar with the move said late Monday.

Podesta will take his place at the White House at a critical time for Obama as his health care law tries to shake itself off from a disastrous enrollment rollout and as the president seeks to re-establish his agenda going into a midterm election year.


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To: katykelly

IN other words, he’s Soros’s acting Pres__ent to the nation..


21 posted on 12/11/2013 10:14:39 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: yoe

Expect Joe Biden to suddenly retire, due to some unexplained illness.
Hillary will be nominated for VP.
The Senate’s new rules mean no problem for confirmation, merely a formality.
Watch..............


22 posted on 12/11/2013 10:16:35 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: yoe
You and Podesta just make sure I always have my pie.
23 posted on 12/11/2013 10:22:17 AM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: yoe

I guess when the customary team of lying bastards can’t lie effectively enough, you call in an expert.


24 posted on 12/11/2013 10:23:46 AM PST by ZULU (Impeach that Bastard Barrack Hussein Obama the Doctor Mengele of Medical Care)
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To: yoe

The RAT goes back on the SINKING SHIP!!! LOVE it!!


25 posted on 12/11/2013 10:33:45 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Zathras

President Bush “cratering” was engineered by the Fed for the big NWO COUP on America on January 20, 2009.


26 posted on 12/11/2013 10:34:08 AM PST by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Paine in the Neck

I would agree....kinda like putting two male grizzly bears in the same room. I suspect that several Senators finally stood up and said that Jarrett was not capable of doing the job, and wanted a 2nd person to start cleaning up screw-ups.

You have to admit this....of the ten individuals who run the President’s schedule and his master plan...NONE of them had any background in DC or the House/Senate operations. Podesta has a vast amount of experience at planning out bills and getting general cooperation planned ahead of time.

I would agree....Jarrett will demand weekly activity reports on this guy, and he will absolutely not pay any attention to her (probably getting his own thirty minutes a day with the President without her in the room).


27 posted on 12/11/2013 10:35:55 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: yoe
Yes, in fact I think Podesta is the inventor of spin.

We had lies before, sure. But in the 90's with the Clinton scandals, "spin" really too off and I think Podesta might have been the architect of that.

28 posted on 12/11/2013 10:40:19 AM PST by what's up
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To: RoosterRedux

Thanks for the insightful perspective.


29 posted on 12/11/2013 10:40:57 AM PST by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: yoe; Candor7

In short, Podesta showed the Clintons that they could gain by force what they might fail to achieve through legislation. “Stroke of the pen. Law of the land. Kind of cool,” quipped White House aide Paul Begala to The New York Times on July 5, 1998, in response to questions about the Clintons’ growing disdain for the will of Congress.
Project Podesta’s most ambitious exercise was the war on Yugoslavia which Clinton launched by executive order on April 13, 1999, in defiance of the U.S. Congress and the United Nations.

http://keywiki.org/index.php/John_Podesta

In September 2012, Podesta joined representatives of 50 U.S. companies — 10 of which had ties to the Podesta Group, a Washington, DC-based lobbying firm founded by John Podesta and his brother Tony — on a State Department- and U.S. Chamber of Commerce-sponsored four-day tour of Cairo, Egypt, which was now led by the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Mohamed Morsi. The purpose of the trip was to deliver the message that “Egypt is open for business, and the U.S. business community is ready to invest.”

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=1626


30 posted on 12/11/2013 11:10:27 AM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: katykelly

That is exactly what I was wondering. Either that or whomever it was that paid for Obama’s Harvard expenses and groomed him for all these years.


31 posted on 12/11/2013 11:13:44 AM PST by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: NormsRevenge

Bingo, you nailed it!

Obama has outsourced the remainder of his Presidency to Podesta. He just can’t handle it anymore.


32 posted on 12/11/2013 11:16:31 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: yoe

Will Podesta be a peer of ValJar? Or,,is ValJar now a liability and on her way out?


33 posted on 12/11/2013 11:33:25 AM PST by austinaero
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To: Red Badger

Expect Joe Biden to suddenly retire, due to some unexplained illness.
Hillary will be nominated for VP.
The Senate’s new rules mean no problem for confirmation, merely a formality.
Watch..............


Egads..... you’re probably right.


34 posted on 12/11/2013 11:35:39 AM PST by txhurl
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To: RoosterRedux

Maybe Podesta is to replace Jarrett. She is starting to attract attention and they figure it’s a good time for a transition. She will go off and make millions as a “consultant “ or find some taxpayers to squeeze.


35 posted on 12/11/2013 11:37:28 AM PST by virgil
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To: austinaero

Will Podesta be a peer of ValJar? Or,,is ValJar now a liability and on her way out?


Who knows, I saw footage today on FNC of her sitting next to and smiling warmly at W while he was showing pics of his paintings.

That’s when I realized there be some truth to the rumor about the Lizard People in Africa.


36 posted on 12/11/2013 11:38:47 AM PST by txhurl
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To: virgil
He would be the perfect replacement of Jarrett.

That said, there are times when it appears that Jarrett is the boss...and not Obama. One has to wonder who made the decision to bring in Podesta.

37 posted on 12/11/2013 11:44:44 AM PST by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: exit82

Podesta is there for one reason. He is the cleaner sent in to make Ben Ghazi disappear for Hillary’s 2016 run. That will also absolve Obama.

Someone is winding up in Ft Marcy park.


38 posted on 12/11/2013 12:14:00 PM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("Senator Cruz basically made the Democrats fight for a whole bunch of things that they already had.")
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To: yoe
It looks like this change is akin to the change from Nicholai Yezhov to Lavrentiy Beria.

There's not much in either for the Zeks out here in the hinterlands to celebrate.

39 posted on 12/11/2013 1:43:39 PM PST by Gritty (The emperor has hipster garb, but underneath he’s just another Commissar Squaresville - Mark Steyn)
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There's not much in either for the Zeks out here in the hinterlands to celebrate.

But for the people at the top? ...oh, my...!

40 posted on 12/11/2013 1:45:52 PM PST by Gritty (The emperor has hipster garb, but underneath he’s just another Commissar Squaresville - Mark Steyn)
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