Obama fires a watchdog for doing his job

Discussion in 'Politics & Law' started by Wade8813, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Wade8813

    Wade8813 Registered Member

    Last edited: Sep 15, 2009

  2. JAdams

    JAdams Registered Member

    Hmmmmm....

    Presidents who fire pplz for investigating their friends? Why am I not surprised?
     
  3. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    Agreed.

    Of course, this will go nowhere in the news, wouldn't want to rob the media of more important things like Kanye West.
     
  4. JAdams

    JAdams Registered Member

    Plus, it'll just be one more food for the "OMFG OBAMA IS SOCIALIST/STALISIM/NAZI/COMMIE/TERRORIST!!!!!!" nuts.
     
  5. Tucker

    Tucker Lion Rampant

    Yay, celebrity news ftw. Can't get enough. Startlingly, though, none other than the staunchly lib Huffington Post ran this story back in June when it happened, and didn't offer much by way of defending the President's motives: Gerald Walpin: Obama Removes AmeriCorps's IG
     
  6. CaptainObvious

    CaptainObvious Son of Liberty V.I.P.

    I posted something about this some time back. Walpin was fired for finding fraud in HOPE, an organization run by Obama friend and contributor former Pheonix Suns Kevin Johnson.

    And I agree, the media for the most part ignored it. Big surprise.
     
  7. JohnDread

    JohnDread New Member

    Please do your research good, before actually speaking... not everyone tells the truth/ what really happens. maby they are just looking for a story to blame on Obama.
     
  8. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    There, I fixed it for you.

    :)

    Stuff like this doesn't hit the news because it's considered small potatoes. Most of us (I hope) are well aware that electing a president is like choosing not one man, but a whole group of 'em. The president is obviously going to look after his men first and this story is a case of that.
     
  9. Jeanie

    Jeanie still nobody's bitch V.I.P. Lifetime

    It's funny how the reason for his firing vary depending on the news source. The Washington Post says that there has been a "difficult working relationship between Walpin and the Corporation for National and Community Service" and mentions a mock newsletter written by Walpin's employees and approved by him which contained "racial and sexual jokes referencing the federal procurement process and the government's use of set-aside programs for minorities and disabled veterans"
     
  10. MenInTights

    MenInTights not a plastic bag

    If I remember right, the real issue was you can not just fire an IG. You have to give 30 days notice and then put it before Congress. Its another complete failure of the media and Democrat controlled Congress.
     

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