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  •  Obama sucks on the environment (0+ / 0-)

    He just doesn't give a shit about it, so he's more interested in nominating someone who looks the part (REI CEO!) than actually has the bona fides.

    The next Noah will work a short shift. - Charles Bowden

    by Scott in NAZ on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 06:54:21 AM PST

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    •  You (1+ / 0-)
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      also slammed the President for making a horrible choice in selecting John Kerry as SOS and immediately congratulated ''Senator-elect Brown'' in Mass,right?

      You seem to have a hair trigger criticism mechanism for this President.

      This just in.....Brown is not running for the Kerry Senate seat.
      And this nominee for Interior is drawing praise from evironmental groups.

      •  She may be a lot (0+ / 0-)

        better than Salazar but I really wonder sometimes why it's always CEOs and business people that get picked for these positions.

        I just wish they would pick people who are experts in their fields, who use that horrible thing called science to make decisions.

        I hope if she wins she reverses a lot of Salazar's actions.

        I guess I am just tired of seeing  "Former CEO of X company picked for X position."

        I am just tired of so many business people in government I guess.

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