Posts Tagged ‘daschle’



It makes sense that Democrats like high taxes. They assume that no one pays their fair share no matter what the tax rate. Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, President Obama’s nominee for to be Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, has amended her 2005, 2006 and 2007 tax returns, the Obama administration disclosed […]

On Day One


There are two Barack Obamas. The first is the Rock Star Obama – the right place at the right time Cover Boy who took Hillary, and America, by storm. A CHARMING visit with Jay Leno won’t fix it. A 90 percent tax on bankers’ bonuses won’t fix it. Firing Timothy Geithner won’t fix it. Unless […]

Further proof that reading the New York Times is a mistake. The President says he could no sooner walk away from Tom Daschle than he could disown his own grandmother.

Turbo Lies


For Geithner, it was a Turbo Tax error. Just a mistake. For Tom Daschle? Former South Dakota Senator Tom Daschle waited nearly a month after being nominated to be secretary of health and human services before informing President Obama that he had not paid years of back taxes, the Washington Post reports. For Daschle it […]

Democrats are the Good Government party, and there is none as pure of Tom Daschle. Daschle, the former Senate Democratic leader who President Obama has tapped to overhaul the nation’s healthcare system, was paid $220,000 to give speeches to outfits that have a vested interest in the result the work he would do once confirmed […]

What’s up with Team Obama? The well-oiled campaign machine hasn’t transfered into a well-oiled transition machine. The problem is the age-old one – leaks. Obama has not officially announced any Cabinet appointments, but transition officials reluctantly confirmed Thursday that Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano is Obama’s choice for the Department of Homeland Security. Officials also have […]

One of Barack’s legitimate fears could be that expectations for his administration are running so high that no matter what sort of change he delivers, no one will be satisified. President-elect Barack Obama has chosen his close confidant and former Senate Majority Leader Thomas Daschle to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and […]