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autorank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-15-10 08:24 PM
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2. Total cave in k*r
Edited on Wed Sep-15-10 08:26 PM by autorank
Make them vote on this! Put her in front of the cameras and let people on the Republican side show their true colors.
People like Warner (D-VA) would have to come out of the closet too.

The question is simply: Who is owned lock, stock, and barrel by Wall Street? Vote NO and get the label.

This is a huge mistake in terms of motivating the troops as well. Why the heck support this scheme if the president
won't even take corrective action on the 20 months or so of Wall Street coddling?

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  - Elizabeth Warren to be appointed as special advisor for new consumer agency (LA Times) pinto  Sep-15-10 08:21 PM   #0 
  - As someone else posted earlier -- "special advisor"? Anybody know what  gateley   Sep-15-10 08:24 PM   #1 
  - Means she gets to do the job that needs doing without  FrenchieCat   Sep-15-10 08:25 PM   #3 
     - An interim appointment was an option Frenchie  autorank   Sep-15-10 08:28 PM   #6 
        - I disagree with you on this........  FrenchieCat   Sep-15-10 08:33 PM   #10 
           - "She will also be a special adviser to the Treasury secretary, Timothy F. Geithner, ...  autorank   Sep-15-10 09:29 PM   #21 
              - No  ProSense   Sep-15-10 09:37 PM   #22 
                 - The quote is from the article you just excerpted-Geithner is her "co-boss" So the answer is, YES  autorank   Sep-15-10 10:10 PM   #24 
                    - She's setting up the agency.  ProSense   Sep-15-10 10:17 PM   #26 
  - Total cave in k*r  autorank   Sep-15-10 08:24 PM   #2 
  - They can vote on it once the agency is up and running......  FrenchieCat   Sep-15-10 08:26 PM   #5 
     - I tend to agree. Past Special Adviser assignments shouldn't color this one. She's a good one.  pinto   Sep-15-10 08:32 PM   #9 
     - +1...  SidDithers   Sep-16-10 09:59 AM   #35 
  - "Special Advisor." Wasn't Paul Volker a "special adviser." He wanted to restore Glass-Steagall!  KoKo   Sep-15-10 08:26 PM   #4 
  - More  ProSense   Sep-15-10 08:30 PM   #7 
  - What was wrong with a good old-fashioned  BlueCheese   Sep-15-10 08:32 PM   #8 
  - because we must be bipartisan to the (not mentionable) even tho they r not bipartisan back nt  msongs   Sep-15-10 08:37 PM   #11 
  - How is a direct appointment bipartisan? n/t  ProSense   Sep-15-10 08:59 PM   #15 
  - A recess appointment would expire at the end of the current session of Congress...nt  SidDithers   Sep-16-10 10:00 AM   #36 
  - I hope this isn't true...there have been so many rumors about Warren.  KoKo   Sep-15-10 08:51 PM   #12 
  - !  FrenchieCat   Sep-15-10 08:57 PM   #13 
  - Where on earth does it say she's being marginalized?  ProSense   Sep-15-10 08:57 PM   #14 
     - It's This Paragraph that's disturbing..Report to Rahm and "special Assistant" to Geithner...  KoKo   Sep-15-10 09:06 PM   #16 
        - What are you talking about?  ProSense   Sep-15-10 09:10 PM   #17 
        - Drawing a picture might or might not work!  FrenchieCat   Sep-15-10 09:16 PM   #19 
        - I just gave you the troublesome paragraph. She will not HEAD the New Agency...  KoKo   Sep-15-10 09:19 PM   #20 
           - Yes, She WILL HEAD THE AGENCY, She Will Be The INTERIM DIRECTOR  Beetwasher   Sep-15-10 10:37 PM   #30 
        - Wow.....you must be livid! Cause you didn't even understand the paraghraph with Rahm in it!  FrenchieCat   Sep-15-10 09:15 PM   #18 
           - i think its a case with some people that they see the name 'Rahm' and their mind goes *TILT* n/t  Bodhi BloodWave   Sep-15-10 10:03 PM   #23 
  - I wouldn't touch that advisor gig with a ten foot pole  whatchamacallit   Sep-15-10 10:16 PM   #25 
  - I wouldn't want you to touch it either.....  FrenchieCat   Sep-15-10 10:32 PM   #29 
     - If she's smart she'll pass  whatchamacallit   Sep-16-10 12:55 AM   #31 
  - Warren has experience, smarts, and integrity.  saltpoint   Sep-15-10 10:18 PM   #27 
  - I Am A Vocal Critic Of...  Steely_Dan   Sep-15-10 10:19 PM   #28 
  - Let's hope they intend to listen to her.  TexasObserver   Sep-16-10 03:42 AM   #32 
  - Take that, Dodd  gort   Sep-16-10 04:32 AM   #33 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Sep-16-10 09:54 AM   #34 
 

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