Jacob Lew nominated as OMB Director.
First he was under Bill Clinton until 2001 (I know — Not a pretty visual.). Then until today, he was under Hillary Clinton (I bet he’d rather be under Bill.) Now, he’s under our humble but lovable all around nice guy Dictator In Training Pants. ————– Jacob Lew nominated for Office Of Management And Budget Director. www.breitbart.com/article.php?id=D9GU9A501 President Barack Obama has nominated Deputy Secretary of | Read More »
The New American Volunteerism: $45,600 To Fight ‘Foreclosure Prevention’
I came across this job posting by the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia. They are seeking an AmeriCorps Recovery Fellow – Foreclosure Prevention. The position pays $45,600. This is the new American volunteerism. Here. Do you recall how the Democrats exploited economic turmoil to triple funding for AmeriCorps. The image of young students volunteering to help the poor and the elderly in | Read More »
Former IG Walpin suing to get good name back.
You may remember Gerald Walpin. He was fired from his position as AmeriCorps Inspector General a few months ago for either: pushing an investigation against one of the President’s cronies; no particular reason; or diminished mental capacity. These three possible answers are, respectively: an assumption based on an acquaintance with objective (if cynical) reality; what the White House went with before Senator Grassley reminded them | Read More »
Things are looking worse for Obama in the matter of Gerald Walpin, the Inspector General fired by Barack Obama after Walpin began digging into AmeriCorps. According to Byron York, who has done yeoman’s duty on this story, AmeriCorps feared bad press by Walpin’s investigation. The program, being one of both Barack and Michelle Obama’s favorite programs, couldn’t afford to be tainted. Walpin was fired. Now | Read More »
Let us recap the Gerald Walpin situation.
We can begin with this video, which goes over the basic points: Short version: Walpin was investigating Obama crony’s involvement in an AmeriCorps-related scandal involving misappropriation of funding. Case was settled, to the mild detriment of crony*. Walpin disagreed with settlement. Complaint made against him. So far, this is all he-said, he-said.
Today Obama singed a bill that triples the size of the AmeriCops service program. The was bill championed by Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and named after the democrat senator of Chappaquiddick fame. From My Way News: The service law expands ways for students and seniors to earn money for college through their volunteer work. It aims to foster and fulfill people’s desire | Read More »