Posts Tagged ‘treasury’

No Kidding

26Apr10

Tim Geithner admits that he’s never worked a day in his life. Big surprise.


Re Formed

30Mar10

Is the Obama financial reform bill out of control? Dick Morris says it gives power to the Treasury Secretary that Fidel Castro doesn’t have in Cuba. What I’m concerned about is a provision that is not controversial in the bill. It’s not what they’re talking about. That it’s pure socialism in the United States. It […]


Turbo Lies

01Feb09

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 […]


Supremely Bad

26Jan09

How bad is it? A financial crisis is forcing Brandeis University to close the school’s 48-year-old Rose Art Museum and to sell off a prized collection of contemporary American art, the university announced today. Ah, that ain’t nothin’. Check out this headline: Miserable Monday: More Than 40,000 Layoffs Major Companies From Communications to Retail, More […]


The Ticket

14Jan09

“I didn’t know I owed the taxes… that’s it, that’s the ticket… I didn’t know!” Timothy Geithner didn’t pay Social Security and Medicare taxes for several years while he worked for the International Monetary Fund, and he employed an immigrant housekeeper who briefly lacked proper work papers. You didn’t know you were not paying your […]