Posted tagged ‘nomination’

Tom Daschle named Secretary of Health and Human Services

December 11, 2008

Barack Obama nominted Tom Daschle the former Senate Majority leader to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services.

He had been serving as a national co-chair for Obama’s campaign. Daschle wrote “Critical: What We Can Do About the Health-Care Crisis.”


Barack Obama’s Cabinet, who’s next?

December 4, 2008

Yesterday with the announcement of Bill Richardson to take Carlos Gutierrez’s spot as Commerce Secretary Barack Obama filled another spot in his cabinet. We’ve mentioned who is in. But who’s left? What positions are left that the President Elect has yet to fill?

Agriculture, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Labor, Interior, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs.

Now all cabinet positions are nominations and they have to be approved by Congress in order for them to serve in the cabinet.

Considering President-Elect Obama has such high ambitions for getting the United States off of Middle

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America)

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America)

Eastern oil the Energy Secretary will play a key role. It seems Dan Reicher has been getting some attention lately. This would be real change, seeing as how many see him as an environmentalist. He has pushed strongly for clean energy and has advised Obama before.

Obama also will need someone who has some respect and pull to be his Secretary of Health and Human Services. If he wants to pass health care reform and start building universal health care he is going to need someone he can trust and who is well known in Washington.

Former Senate Majority Leader

Former Senate Majority Leader

The rumors about are citing Tom Daschle as that person. Recent L.A. Times reports say he has already accepted the position.

Tom Vilsack, again and again and again has been mentioned as a possible nominee to head the Agriculture department. I won’t beat this dead horse anymore.

These seem to be the most pressing cabinet positions considering the President Elect’s positions and ambitions. We can only wait and see, and speculate, about who will be named next to the cabinet of President Obama.

Congratulations Barack Obama

June 3, 2008

Today Barack Obama a senator from Illinois has received enough delegates to effectively sucure the democratic nomination for president. This was a tight race, Hillary Clinton was a worthy opponent and now we all will unite together to make sure a democrat wins the White House!

Dem Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

May 20, 2008

So it begins. Barack Obama is the New Hope for the Democratic Party, he is the Luke Skywalker that will save the Democrats from the Evil Republican Empire. Barack Obama has won the majority of pledged delegates. It is now mathematically impossible for Hillary Clinton to win the nomination without having the super delegates overturn the will of the people. What does this mean you ask?


Really? Hahaha, you poor fool, you thought that the long flat seemingly endless Bataan death march to the nomination would end so soon?

Hillary Clinton and her supporters are still trying to raise money, and will even make eleven year old Dalton Hatfield sell his bicycle to get it. This woman must be stopped before her junior high school antics continue.

Whats next Hillary? Are you going to get your buddies to beat up the nerds and take their milk money to run ads in Montana?


Hopefully not soon, because then I wouldn’t have much to write about. In the meanwhile, nothing has changed, Hillary will continue to fight and say that the bastard children of the DNC (Michigan and Florida) should count, which I have my own thoughts on.

Until Hillary Clinton officially says that she’s finally dropping out of the race and supporting Barack Obama and his Vice President John Edwards nothing will change. Hillary will contest him in South Dakota, Montana and Puerto Rico. Chances are Obama will not get the 2,026 delegates necessary to lock up the nomination before the June third primaries in South Dakota and Montana. Nothing changed tonight, nothing will change anytime soon, but it’s like wrestling. You know what the outcome will be but you still watch!

So despite all the stuff you’ve been hearing, it is not over…. every time you try to get out, they just pull you right back in.

I have a question, Where in the World Is John McCain?
(He’s probably with Carmen Sandiego)

Barack Obama