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No Oversight

Rooting out waste, corruption....or not?

July 12, 2013

Among the true heroes of public service are men and women serving in government inspector generals’ offices. They root out waste and wrongdoing, bringing it to taxpayers’ attention....

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denver

Jul-12-13 5:23 AM

Why would President Obama fail to appoint so many Inspector generals? Maybe its because every appointment he makes is a long drawn out battle, and he is choosing his battles and setting priorities?

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denver

Jul-12-13 5:32 AM

And "Why doesn't President Obama want the critical, powerful agencies involved to be subjected to inspector general watchdogs?" I think the better question would be, why does the Senate refuse to vote on so many of President Obama nominees?

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AaronS

Jul-12-13 8:53 AM

And here I thought the number 1 priority of any President would be eliminating fraud and waste but apparently I am wrong. According to the radical left, finding appointees for the National Labor Relations Board, a body that oversees actions of a small percentage of the workforce is much more important than appointing Inspector Generals.

Could it be that the radical left is afraid of what the IG's will find?

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neocurmudgeon74

Jul-12-13 1:01 PM

@ both of you:

Inspectors General, not Inspector Generals.

It' like Attorneys General, or Fathers-in-Law.

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AaronS

Jul-12-13 2:47 PM

It's comments on a small town paper, not a news article that I'm writing. I really don't care.

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denver

Jul-12-13 7:00 PM

Lol.

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WhatsNext

Jul-12-13 11:46 PM

How could an IG possibly find anything wrong? This administration is transparent and ethical in all its dealings. That's how we were told it was gonna be run by Obama and I know that he wouldn't lie. Hold on... yes, dear, I'll be right there to take my meds. Later, folks.

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WhatsNext

Jul-12-13 11:48 PM

BTW, Denver, could you go make to an article entitled "Bloated" and answer a question I posted for you there? Just curious to see your answer. Thanks.

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denver

Jul-13-13 8:01 AM

Well now, that added a lot to the debate, now didn't?

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AaronS

Jul-13-13 11:40 AM

Americans like myself call it politics as usual. Unlike the partisan hacks who only find fault with the party they are not affiliated with, we do not have to feign outrage or make outrageous claims as is the case on this and the NLRB op-Ed piece. We were as upset in 2007 when Democrats "obstructed" in the same manner Republicans are today. We believe all appointments should receive a vote and the partisan politics should cease. It's a shame that neither party will take the high road.

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AaronS

Jul-13-13 11:23 PM

No

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neocurmudgeon74

Jul-14-13 12:54 AM

There should be more Agrees to AaronS's 11:40.

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WhatsNext

Jul-14-13 1:51 AM

It's called sarcasm, Denver. It doesn't matter what anyone says or what lies he tells, you and your warped-minded buddies are gonna root for and back Odumma until he destroys this country. You know, I didn't believe in reincarnation until Odumma became president. Let's see, Hitler died in 1945, so.... Yeah, it fits.

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denver

Jul-14-13 7:12 AM

I agree "neocurmudgeon74"

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denver

Jul-14-13 7:36 AM

"neocurmudgeon74" I think the reason he or she got more disagrees than agrees is because he wrote "Americans like "myself" call it politics as usual. "Unlike the partisan" hacks who only "find fault with the party they are not affiliated with," we do not have to feign outrage or make outrageous claims as is the case on this and the NLRB op-Ed I piece."

I think that what they disagree with is, him or her writing that him or her is not a partisan hacks who only find fault with the party they are not affiliated with. and he or she doesn't have to feign outrage or make outrageous claims.

But that just my opinion!

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AaronS

Jul-14-13 10:10 AM

You interject legislative policies into the conversation. My comment had nothing to do switch legislative policies, it referred to political appointments.

Anything else?

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AaronS

Jul-14-13 10:52 AM

I don't have to read it, I wrote it and I know what I meant. My comment was in response to your comment of "appoint and obstruct" so if you failed to understand my response, that is a failure in your comprehension.

The way I see it you're either not smart enough to comprehend what I stated or you were being disingenuous in trying to twist my words.

So tell us grid, are you unintelligent or dishonest?

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AaronS

Jul-14-13 8:56 PM

You make absolutely no sense grid. Your taking partial statements from two comments and trying to distort what I am saying. Is there a reason for your dishonest approach in communicating with me?

If you want to engage in debate then cease the disingionous and childish tactics and stop trying to outwit me. You don't have the capabilities.

You made a statement about Presidential appointments. I simply stated that you should have been as outraged when Democrats obstructed President Bush as you are with Republicans obstruction of Obama appointments.

Were you even remotely credible, you would have been. ALL appointments deserve a yes/no vote without political gamesmanship.

As for eliminating fraud and waste, that should be EVERYONE'S #1 priority.

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denver

Jul-15-13 4:54 AM

Good spin, there little buddy!

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WhatsNext

Jul-15-13 7:01 PM

AaronS, you asked if gridiron was dishonest. If he or she supports Odumma, you've gotten your answer.

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denver

Jul-16-13 5:08 AM

"Gridiron" old "WN" doesn't know how to spell "Obama" and she calls you dumb. YEAH RIGHT!!

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AaronS

Jul-16-13 7:07 AM

I see you, like manydemocrats, continue to duck and run when posed with a legitimate question grid. As I took him, any who read these comments can see you guys avoiding the question.

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WhatsNext

Jul-16-13 4:17 PM

"Someone" removed this comment that I posted earlier. Apparently, "Someone" doesn't want to allow me to have Freedom Of Speech. So I will re-post my comment. "Gridiron, you're not really that dumb, are you? Brickhead Odumma, the community organizer who is living where real Presidents have lived in the past; men such as Lincoln, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Bush... you know, guys born in America who wanted America to thrive and did not try to destroy it the way BO is doing." Okay, let's see if the "tolerant" lefties will leave this up or remove it, again, in the fashion that only a coward can do!

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denver

Jul-16-13 6:45 PM

That pretty bad when you have your own comment removed there "WN" just so you can play the victim

How old are you anyway?

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AaronS

Jul-16-13 8:19 PM

I'm the "we" grid, the one who is as upset with Republicans blocking Obama's political appointments as I was with Democrats when they routinely blocked President Bush's political appointments.

Do you need help with the rest?

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