Skip to comments.If chosen for HUD, Julian Castro's work, big payday could face scrutiny
Posted on 05/18/2014 6:08:52 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is widely referred to as a "rising star" in Democratic politics. There's even talk the Mexican-American Castro could earn the vice-presidential spot on the 2016 Democratic ticket in an effort to further strengthen the party's bonds with Hispanic voters. And now, it appears Castro's national profile is about to rise with word that President Obama plans to nominate him to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
If Castro is tapped for the job, his Senate confirmation hearings will likely shine a spotlight both on his role in San Antonio's government and his way of making a living.
When will the bimbo eruptions occur?
They are soo desperate for anyone that they have to look to a mayor?
San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley makes $355,000 a year, one of the highest salaries for a local office in Texas.
Whats American about him?
He and his family have made a career out of absolute hatred and teeth clenched opposition to America, including violence
And he’s going to be in charge of the biggest budget in the land?
The last great latino from San Antonio that was director of HUD was Henry Cisneros. This is when they forced banks to make home loans to people (mostly minorities) that couldn’t afford the homes. As we all learned later, this didn’t work out so well.
Henry was banished from Washington because he was involved in a sex scandal but the real train wreck was what he and Billy Bob Clinton wanted to force banks to make bad loans. Unfortunately, the bill was passed on to the taxpayers.
Hillary’s pres run understudy? VP?
But...some good did come out of the hilarious flameout of Henry Cisneros. He had to exit public life, leaving behind his taxpayer-funded paychecks, and actually go to work in the private sector doing something constructive that contributes to the tax base. Which, it should be noted, is something neither of the Brothers Castro has ever accomplished.
I should have read the entire thread before asking question.......
If Hillary’s primary qualification is having a vagina, seems like being a mayor is plenty good enough.
The guy could be a moronic pedophile and it would not matter. Ethnicity and looks are the real qualifications for the identity politics of the Socialist Democrats.
They could not get Fidel or Raul?
A: Henry Cisneros.
The Community Reinvestment Act, as it was called, cost America billions of dollars and didn’t help the families it was supposed to benefit.
I understand we’re going to try it again soon...
Ole Henry Cisneros was the demos latino superstar for a while there. They acted like he might be a future president.
Well, at least Henry is contributing to the tax base now .... unlike the Castros.
What’s American about him? The pronunciation of his first name as Joo-lee-en rather than Hoo-lee-en.
” ... and didnt help the families it was supposed to benefit.”
I believe it did benefit some of them. They got into houses they couldn’t afford and then the PRINCIPALS ON THEIR LOANS WERE REDUCED. The payments were reduced.
They got to keep a house they couldn’t afford. We subsidized the portion they couldn’t afford. Many of them gained wealth because they couldn’t pay. It’s nothing more than REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH.
“Mexican-American Castro could earn the vice-presidential spot ... “
Is Castro a dual-citizen? Can a dual-citizen be vice president?
People in San Antonio are too uninformed to know the real story of their mayor.
Obama looks for the worst possible people to nominate I guess
Texas Ping—gag alert!
“When will the bimbo eruptions occur?”
Unless his handlers invent one themselves - otherwise - you’re trying to put the wrong plug in the wrong socket.
Mommie’sACommieCastro. No thanks!!
JULIAN CASTRO: A RADICAL REVEALED
Indeed, he, along with his twin, Joaquin, currently running for Congress, learned their politics on their mothers knee and in the streets of San Antonio. Their mother, Rosie helped found a radical, anti-white, socialist Chicano party called La Raza Unida (literally The Race United) that sought to create a separate countryAztlanin the Southwest.
Today she helps manage her sons political careers, after a storied career of her own as a community activist and a stint as San Antonio Housing Authority ombudsman.
Gag alert is right.
They made the official announcement today, the Friday before a Memorial Day weekend. They really don’t want any major media reporters assigned to investigate this guy.
During the announcement Obama mentioned that Castro was a great manager. Of course Castro has never managed anything.