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TexasObserver Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-16-10 03:42 AM
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32. Let's hope they intend to listen to her.
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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 
        - 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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