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Obama's Cabinet

crisscross

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Who are your choice for the key roles like Secretary of State, Secretary of Treasury etc? Do you think Hillary/Bill will be given a role? I would love to see Wesley Clark on it but not sure if he will be given a role.

 

Pepsei

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ok, i'm just pulling these names outta my ass .... as a template for you guys to make up your own...

Secretary of State - John Kerry
Secretary of the Treasury - Warren Buffett
Secretary of Defense - Chuck Hagel
Attorney General - Hillary Clinton
Secretary of the Interior - ???
Secretary of Agriculture - ???
Secretary of Commerce - ???
Secretary of Labor - Dick Gephardt
Secretary of Health and Human Services - Hillary Clinton
Secretary of Transportation - ?/?
Secretary of Energy - Bill Richardson
Secretary of Education - ???
Secretary of VA - Max Cleland
Secretary of Homeland Security - Lugar

EPA Admin - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Chief of Staff - Tom Daschle
UN Ambassador - Al Gore
 

smashp

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Dont think he will remove Gates from Sec Def at the moment.

Oh and Hillary Clinton, The Deal with her was the supreme court
 

Viditor

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I'll give it a go...

Secretary of State - Colin Powell
Secretary of the Treasury - Warren Buffett
Secretary of Defense - General Wesley Clark
Attorney General - Alan M. Dershowitz
Secretary of the Interior - Bill Richardson
Secretary of Agriculture - ???
Secretary of Commerce - Bill Gates
Secretary of Labor - Jason Furman
Secretary of Health and Human Services - David Cutler
Secretary of Transportation - ???
Secretary of Energy - Al Gore
Secretary of Education - ???
Secretary of VA - John McCain
Secretary of Homeland Security - Richard A. Clarke



 

techs

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Secretary of Entertainment - Oprah
Secretary of Impersonations - Tina Fey
Secretary of STFU Intolerant Christians - Kay Hagan
Secretary of Defense - Iron Man
Director of the CIA - Chuck
Attorney General - Judge Judy
Secretary of the Internet - FIOS
Secretary of the Hotness- Charlize Theron
 

ScottyB

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From Wiki: Rahm Emanuel (born November 29, 1959) is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2003, representing Illinois's 5th congressional district, which covers much of the north side of Chicago and parts of suburban Cook County. He was selected to serve as the Chief of Staff in the Obama administration on November 5, 2008.

ABC News Report says just tapped. "Emanuel, a knowledgeable source tells ABC News, has not yet given his answer."
 

flyboy84

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Originally posted by: techs
Secretary of Entertainment - Oprah
Secretary of Impersonations - Tina Fey
Secretary of STFU Intolerant Christians - Kay Hagan
Secretary of Defense - Iron Man
Director of the CIA - Chuck
Attorney General - Judge Judy
Secretary of the Internet - FIOS
Secretary of the Hotness- Charlize Theron
I lol'ed :laugh:
 

Thump553

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Originally posted by: Barack Obama
Secretary of State - John McCain :)
I actually heard one of the moron/reporters on Fox News suggest this. Like we need a rash, impulsive Sec of the State.

I think we will hear Obama's cabinet fairly early-he's the kind of guy that likes to think things out and plan ahead, and it certainly has been a weakness of both the Clinton and GWB administrations that they didn't push the transition faster. GWB, as part of his congratulatory statement in fact urged Obama to move quickly.

 

heyheybooboo

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Mike Easley (outgoing NC guv) might have a shot at Sec of Ed - he was an early Clinton supporter, however.

IMO Bill Richardson would be aiming for Sec of State and Wes Clark for Sec of Def
 

nageov3t

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I can't imagine Bill Richardson in State... the guy arranged a vacation just to avoid talking to Bill Clinton, how's he going to handle foreign heads of state?
 

heyheybooboo

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Originally posted by: loki8481
I can't imagine Bill Richardson in State... the guy arranged a vacation just to avoid talking to Bill Clinton, how's he going to handle foreign heads of state?
He already has ... :)
 

DAPUNISHER

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I'd like to see a couple of republicans on there. Particularly, Dick Lugar as Secretary of State. The other position I feel strongly about is, Jim Webb should be his secdef, hands down.
 

evident

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Originally posted by: techs
Secretary of Entertainment - Oprah
Secretary of Impersonations - Tina Fey
Secretary of STFU Intolerant Christians - Kay Hagan
Secretary of Defense - Iron Man
Director of the CIA - Chuck
Attorney General - Judge Judy
Secretary of the Internet - FIOS
Secretary of the Hotness- Charlize Theron
i approve of this cabinet :thumbsup:
 

Arkaign

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Originally posted by: dmcowen674
Originally posted by: smashp

Oh and Hillary Clinton, The Deal with her was the supreme court
That would be an ultimate revenge for her :D
Holy shit. All the (R)'s would go totally apeshit insane if that happened.
 

ebaycj

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Originally posted by: Arkaign
Originally posted by: dmcowen674
Originally posted by: smashp

Oh and Hillary Clinton, The Deal with her was the supreme court
That would be an ultimate revenge for her :D
Holy shit. All the (R)'s would go totally apeshit insane if that happened.
It will happen.

And if there is a second appointee, it will be Bill Clinton.

Imagine that, two Clintons on the USSC for life.
 

Drakkon

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I'd hate to see Clinton, Webb, Lugar, any more experienced senators be pulled to serve on his cabinet. While they are all good people they are needed right now to be in the senate to handle the next 4 years. Experience there will help a ton and to throw someone new into one of those seats could be a risky thing. Those people much better serve their country where they are right now.
 

DAPUNISHER

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Originally posted by: ebaycj
Originally posted by: Arkaign
Originally posted by: dmcowen674
Originally posted by: smashp

Oh and Hillary Clinton, The Deal with her was the supreme court
That would be an ultimate revenge for her :D
Holy shit. All the (R)'s would go totally apeshit insane if that happened.
It will happen.

And if there is a second appointee, it will be Bill Clinton.

Imagine that, two Clintons on the USSC for life.
What is with all the crazy talk? Last night some here were predicting that the dems would shut down talk radio and Fox news to silence opposition. Fear sucks, so squash it.
 

techs

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Originally posted by: ebaycj
Originally posted by: Arkaign
Originally posted by: dmcowen674
Originally posted by: smashp

Oh and Hillary Clinton, The Deal with her was the supreme court
That would be an ultimate revenge for her :D
Holy shit. All the (R)'s would go totally apeshit insane if that happened.
It will happen.

And if there is a second appointee, it will be Bill Clinton.

Imagine that, two Clintons on the USSC for life.
Absolutely not going to happen. Obama is going to nominate the youngest people he can find. Bush showed the way on this. Get a 40 year old who will sit for 3 or 4 decades.

 

Skyclad1uhm1

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There might be a real chance of him offering Colin Powell a position in the cabinet...

Obama want to get the country to unite more, and Powell has supported him. By having a cabinet with one or more Republicans in it he would take a big step.
 

Arkaign

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I really hope he taps Chuck Hagel for SecDef. I could live with Wesley Clark, but I truly think Hagel is a better man.
 

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