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  •  He's too right-wing. (1+ / 0-)
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    I'm sick and tired of Obama appointing Republicans to what is supposed to be a Democratic administration. Granted, he does it because he's Republican-lite at heart, but Christ on a crutch, can't he at least remember he ran as a Democrat when he's making appointments.

    Workers of the world, unite! You have nothing to lose but your shackles. It is by the picket line and direct action that true freedom will be won, not by electing people who promise to screw us less than the other guy.

    by rhonan on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 02:49:32 PM PDT

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    •  Can you imagine (0+ / 0-)

      the President appointing somebody Republicans don't like?  Like...  to anything?

      Early to rise and early to bed Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and dead. --Not Benjamin Franklin

      by Boundegar on Sat Apr 20, 2013 at 02:59:23 PM PDT

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    •  According to you Mr. Perez is "right wing" (0+ / 0-)

      This is a gentleman who has worked on Civil Rights issues for many many years, and yet you are condemning him as a Right Winger.

      I could only imagine that you have done this because your record of being a "Democrat" or advocating for the Civil Rights of others is far superior to his and the "Republican-Lite Obama", correct?

      It should be noted that Thomas Perez was also a special counsel to late Senator Edward Kennedy on civil rights and immigration reform issues.

      So, he is not "Right Wing" in the estimation of  Ted Kennedy but, to you, I guess, a far more respected standard-bearer of the Democratic Party, Perez is sorely wanting....

      I understand....

    •  ah (0+ / 0-)

      can you provide some link backing up your opinion? How long have you been aware of him...or is this just a rubber mallet tap on your head reflex cause well.. Obamz
         My wife is aware of him because of his outstanding work with people with disabilities..

      here is a link for you
      http://www.aapd.com/...

      ashes..ashes..we all fall down..

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