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Sources: Obama to nominate ex-P&G head to lead Veterans Affairs
FOXNEWS.com ^ | 6,29/14 | Chad Pergram/AP

Posted on 06/29/2014 1:47:13 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo

President Obama plans to nominate former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, sources confirm to Fox News.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: mcdonald; pandg; proctorandgamble; proctorgamble; robertmcdonald; va; veterans
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1 posted on 06/29/2014 1:47:13 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Sounds good to me.The vets *still* won’t be able to see a cancer specialist but they’ll have all the health & beauty products they need.


2 posted on 06/29/2014 1:51:55 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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Don’t know a thing about this guy.


3 posted on 06/29/2014 1:52:51 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Please Support Free Republic.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Obama friend/campaign donor?

The guy doesn't appear to have any experience operating a health care system. Why can't presidents find qualified people with relevant experience to fill positions?

4 posted on 06/29/2014 1:53:00 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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They get people who will do what they’re told, just like 0bama.

Humans need not apply.


5 posted on 06/29/2014 1:56:12 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: fatnotlazy; ButThreeLeftsDo
fatnotlazy:" Why can't presidents find qualified people with relevant experience to fill positions?"

Because they look in all the wrong places , and believe in Cronyism !!
I have never seen so many educated people in one place,
who have no work expierience !

6 posted on 06/29/2014 1:58:46 PM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Political Correctness is Tyranny .. with manners ! Charlton Heston)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Is he another crook that will Obey Obama’s Orders ?


7 posted on 06/29/2014 1:58:59 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Gay State Conservative

8 posted on 06/29/2014 2:00:26 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

So, will this change anything?

Will someone be Fired?

Will someone be put in JAIL?

Will VA wait times be Reduced?

Just what will change???


9 posted on 06/29/2014 2:02:38 PM PDT by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet !!)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo
Don’t know a thing about this guy.

I know a few things about him...perhaps the most important of which is that he's never even swept the floor in a hospital,let alone graduated from medical school or managed a hospital.In other words he won't have the first clue on how to stop vets from dying while waiting for an appointment with a cancer specialist or heart surgeon.

10 posted on 06/29/2014 2:03:52 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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"Procter & Gamble Co (PG.N) on Thursday brought back A.G. Lafley to run the world's largest household products maker, replacing Bob McDonald immediately in the midst of a major restructuring." ... Reuters

It appears P&G had to bring back the old CEO to fix the company after Bob McDonald wrecked it.

11 posted on 06/29/2014 2:05:22 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: EXCH54FE
Just what will change???

Well,you'll have a recent retiree getting a $100K/yr Federal pension and a new hire getting a $150K/yr Federal paycheck.That's change you can *believe* in!

12 posted on 06/29/2014 2:06:56 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Another Obama misfit. Just another CZAR to carry out the planned agenda.


13 posted on 06/29/2014 2:07:08 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

He’s looks a lot better than I had hoped for from this administration.

West Point grad, started at the bottom at P&G and worked his way up.

Wish him luck..


14 posted on 06/29/2014 2:09:04 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: oldbrowser
It appears P&G had to bring back the old CEO to fix the company after Bob McDonald wrecked it.

So he wasn't qualified to produce Scrubbing Bubbles but he's good enough to manage a huge health care system?

15 posted on 06/29/2014 2:10:01 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

At least McDonald is a West Point graduate. I wonder what the connection is to Barack Insane Obama? Obama doesn’t make moves without politics as the first motive.


16 posted on 06/29/2014 2:10:40 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: montanajoe
Wish him luck..

So do the bedridden vets waiting for heart surgery!

17 posted on 06/29/2014 2:11:22 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Dapper 26
At least McDonald is a West Point graduate

Isn't Murtha a Naval Academy grad?

18 posted on 06/29/2014 2:12:39 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

McDonald was an Army Ranger, 82nd Airborne, West Point grad and spent a career at P&G working his way up, eventually becoming CEO. Quite an accomplishment, though this challenge will be unlike any he’s ever faced. Good luck to you Bob.


19 posted on 06/29/2014 2:14:58 PM PDT by grayhog
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In 1985..GE brought in Silas Cathcart, the retired chairman of Illinois Toolworks, to run Kidder, Peabody, the old line Wall Street firm caught up in multiple scandals..when the appointment was announced, a WS exec was quoted anonymously in the WSJ: “That’s just what Kidder needs..a good tool and die man to run the place..”


20 posted on 06/29/2014 2:19:05 PM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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