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First there was the Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner who failed to pay $34,000 in taxes and now former Senate Democrat Majority Leader Tom Daschle who failed to pay $120K.

Damn, don’t any of Obama’s Cabinet picks pay their taxes on time? Or obey the tax rules of ordinary Americans?

So, get out the crying towel for Dasche as he supplicated himself before a closed-door session of the United States Senate.

Fighting to salvage his Cabinet nomination, Tom Daschle pleaded his case Monday evening in a closed meeting with former Senate colleagues after publicly apologizing for failing to pay more than $120,000 in taxes. President Barack Obama said he was “absolutely” sticking with his nominee for health secretary, and a key senator added an important endorsement.

The White House both underscored the magnitude of the problem and tried to downplay it in the space of seven words. “Nobody’s perfect,” said press secretary Robert Gibbs. “It was a serious mistake. …”

Nobody was predicting defeat for Daschle’s nomination as secretary of health and human services, but it was proving an unsavory pill to swallow for senators who only last week confirmed Timothy Geithner as treasury secretary despite his separate tax-payment problems. It’s an issue that strikes a nerve among lawmakers’ constituents who are struggling with their own serious money problems.

The only consistency we have in seen lately in the Obama Administration is that Cabinet appointees have tax problems.

Good grief……

By the way, Tom Daschle will likely be confirmed with the help of BO (Bend Over) Republicans who respect “CLUB SENATE” more than the taxpayers who sent them there.

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From the Eye on Palin Web Site: Exposing Alaska Governor Sarah Palin’s anti-conservation agenda

Yeah Yeah another Left-Wing Hollywood type Celeb going after the ‘CUDA. They must be lined up five deep and take turns.

Now, it is about the killing of wolves? What it really is about is the trashing of Sarah Palin by the ORGANIZED LEFT.

How do you spell TAG-TEAM Palin Derangement Syndrome?

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Video of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin catching a plane back to Alaska yesterday after the Alfalfa Club Dinner Saturday night

Newt gives the early nod to Sarah Palin.

Speaking at an event Monday sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor, Gingrich said Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s continued popularity among the GOP’s base would give the former vice presidential candidate an instant boost in Iowa — the state whose caucuses, dominated by rank-and-file conservatives, kick off the primary season.

“Palin starts in Iowa with a substantial base,” said Gingrich, who also noted how important the Iowa caucuses have proven to be in presidential campaigns.

He said Palin is “very formidable,” and suggested the Alaska governor spend time developing “fairly sophisticated positions” on a range of issues.

This is obvious to everyone and why the LEFT in the media continue to pound on Sarah Palin.

Exit question: In the video above Sarah handled the paparazzi type reporter pretty well, no?

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Former California Governors Jerry Brown, George Deukmejian, Pete Wilson and Gray Davis

Today there is a feature puff piece in the Los Angeles Times saying the “reformed reformer” Jerry Brown, currently California’s Attorney General is running again for California governor – 35 years after winning the seat.

Well, this has been no secret in California political circles for many months and Brown known for years as “Governor Moonbeam” has raised a ton of money for the race.

Why should the GOP be happy with the prospect of having one of its candidates, either Steve Poizner, California Insurance Commissioner or Meg Whitman, former CEO of eBay run against Brown?

Look at this recent poll:

california governor 2012 fav vs unfav

Note the favorable/unfavorable ratio for Jerry Brown. And, Brown is 70 years old and will face off against a younger generation of pols.

The likelihood of Brown winning the Democrat Primary election in June 2010 will be high. He will face off against a Democrat cast of many( some will undoubtedly drop out) – all much younger candidates but each with their on set of unfavorables: Gavin Newsom, the Mayor of San Francisco – Gay Marriage and extra-marital sex scandal; LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa – exra-marital sex scandal with a Latina news reporter.

A young, vigorous Republican business oriented candidate will be able to win in financially ravaged California.

Jerry Brown’s political baggage from over 4 decades of political nonsense will also be campaign fodder for the GOP media campaign – from the appointment of Rose Bird as California Supreme Court Chief Justice to the oppositon to Proposition 13 to sleeping on a mattress while he was governor.

Please Jerry run……Run Jerry run…..

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