Tuesday, May 30, 2006

If You Are Pushing To Privitize Social Security, Who Would You Appoint To Be Your Treasury Secretary?

Why, some one with deep connections to the industry that will benefit most, Hank Paulson:
To all these tasks, Hank brings a record of achievement and excellence. He grew up on a farm in Illinois. He went to college at Dartmouth. He starred on the field as an all-Ivy football player and in the classroom as a Phi Beta Kappa student. He earned an MBA from Harvard. He served in the Pentagon and here at the White House. He started at Goldman Sachs in 1974, and rose to its top office after 24 years of distinguished work at the firm...

2 comments:

Kvatch said...

That's an interesting connection that I didn't make, but of course you're right. With money to begin the work of privitizing Social Security sneakily placed back in the budget, they would put someone in place to work the system.

Anonymous said...


Just place your nuts on the chopping block next to those of John Snow

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Welcome to the White House. I'm pleased to announce that I will nominate Henry Paulson to be the Secretary of the Treasury. ''Hank will build on John's fine work.''

Snow was merely a mouthpiece for the White House. If he had an original thought, he was clever enough not to leak it to the press.