So, Virginia’s new commerce secretary Maurice Jones comes pre-’under investigation’ed.
My first reaction? “Well, that was quick.” Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s commerce secretary Maurice Jones improperly lobbied Congress as a member of the Obama administration, according to an internal federal investigation launched by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. …Oh, wait, it happened last year. Apparently the guy thought that it was OK to use his position as a HUD deputy secretary to | Read More »
Liberal Indoctrination through Lesson Plans with 2010 Census
Apparently the only time that liberals care about the Constitution is when it can twisted into an excuse to indoctrinate our children. In a recent interview, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke discussed how the 2010 census, and its accompanying federally created lesson plans will expose school kids to the process. Locke also mentions that the administration giving serious consideration to another stimulus package. U.S. Commerce Secretary | Read More »
Obama lacks confidence in his Secretary of Commerce-designate
President Obama reveals that his sly attempt to appear bipartisan by nominating Republican Senator Judd Gregg to be Commerce Secretary is nothing more than pure partisan politics. In an effort to mollify ruffled feathers of “black and Hispanic leaders” about Gregg’s commitment to funding the 2010 census, Obama has already decided to clip the wings of his Secretary of Commerce-designate: The director of the Census | Read More »
At The Risk Of Raising An Inconvenient Question . . .
I remember that when John Bolton was nominated to be the Ambassador to the United Nations, Democrats complained that we could not send a nominee to Turtle Bay who had so openly and so frequently expressed opposition to the role that the UN plays and criticism for a whole host of UN actions. If the “you can’t do a job you disdained in the past” | Read More »
Judd Gregg (R-NH) atop list for Commerce Secretary
Word is circulating around the MSM that Senator Judd Gregg (R-NH) is on top of the list of Obama’s choices for Commerce Secretary. The Washington Post is reporting it as is Yahoo News via an AP story. What is not absolutely clear is whether Gregg would take the position although early indications are he would. This is important for any number of reasons but the | Read More »
Richardson withdraws as Obama’s Commerce Secretary designate
NBC News reports Obama’s Commerce Secretary designate, Governor Bill Richardson has withdrawn his name for the position, citing a pending investigation into a company that has done business with his state: Obama said Sunday he accepted Richardson’s decision to withdraw with ‘deep regret.’ “Governor Richardson is an outstanding public servant and would have brought to the job of Commerce Secretary and our economic team great | Read More »