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    Salazar leaving

    Secretary of the Interior
    In the job: Ken Salazar

    Salazar announced on January 16 that he would leave his post by the end of March and return to his home in Colorado.

    A former U.S. senator, Salazar led the administration's management of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Before being elected to the Senate, Salazar was Colorado's attorney general.

    Contender: David Hayes

    The top spot at the Interior Department could go to Deputy Interior Secretary David Hayes. In his current position, Hayes co-chairs the secretary's Energy and Climate Change Task Force. Hayes also headed the Interior Department's response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill by managing day-to-day operational issues. Hayes was deputy secretary and counselor to the interior secretary in the Clinton administration and was chairman of the board of the Environmental Law Institute.

    Other reported replacements include former Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota and former Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal. Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire also finds her name on the shortlist.
    David Hayes...energy & climate change task force...hmmm....

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    Originally Posted by okie52 View Post
    David Hayes...energy & climate change task force...hmmm....
    Hmmmm is right.

    Good thing I don't work for anyone dealing with federal lands.....

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    In checking out David Hayes he looks to be another environmental extremist with views that would hinder growth.

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    Originally Posted by OU48A View Post
    In checking out David Hayes he looks to be another environmental extremist with views that would hinder growth.
    Shocking, isn't it?

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    God forbid if we have to look back at "the good ole days" of Salazar.
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    Originally Posted by QRISooner View Post
    Shocking, isn't it?
    I'm stunned. Why should anyone be surprised. Every nominee BHO has for these posts is, if you can believe it, worse/less qualified than the one that's there now.

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    Could Van Jones make a comeback?

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    Originally Posted by okie52 View Post
    Could Van Jones make a comeback?
    Or if we really put on a big push, maybe we can get Matt Damon.

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    I'm stunned. Why should anyone be surprised. Every nominee BHO has for these posts is, if you can believe it, worse/less qualified than the one that's there now.
    Imagine who we'd get if Holder resigned.

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    Originally Posted by QRISooner View Post
    Or if we really put on a big push, maybe we can get Matt Damon.
    LOL...that stinkin, thievin' landman. You can't get any lower than that....

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    Originally Posted by oucub23 View Post
    Imagine who we'd get if Holder resigned.
    Maxine Waters?

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    Maxine Waters?
    Bernie Madoff for Sec Treas when Geithner goes.

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    Originally Posted by oucub23 View Post
    Imagine who we'd get if Holder resigned.
    Bill Clinton

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    Originally Posted by KCRuf/Nek View Post
    I'm stunned. Why should anyone be surprised. Every nominee BHO has for these posts is, if you can believe it, worse/less qualified than the one that's there now.
    You mean it gets worse than the current Surgeon General?

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    Originally Posted by Sooner Bob View Post
    You mean it gets worse than the current Surgeon General?
    Hard to say. BHO seems to be able to find someone more liberal/radical/more incompetent than the previous one.

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    Originally Posted by KCRuf/Nek View Post
    Hard to say. BHO seems to be able to find someone more liberal/radical/more incompetent than the previous one.
    If Benjamin doesn't re-up the next one is going to be even more overweight?
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    Salazar leaving

    Good. **** Ken Salazar.


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    Salazar leaving





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    Originally Posted by fdubzou View Post




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    I would encourage everyone to watch the videos that fdubzou posted about what the federal government is doing to Alaskans.
    What the Feds are doing in that state is wrong and insane.

    But Alaskans shouldn’t totally feel alone in their frustrations……
    Nearly every major industry is being forced to comply with rules and regulations that are sometimes extreme and collectively make the nation a poorer place for its people.

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    Originally Posted by OU48A View Post
    I would encourage everyone to watch the videos that fdubzou posted about what the federal government is doing to Alaskans.
    What the Feds are doing in that state is wrong and insane.

    But Alaskans shouldn’t totally feel alone in their frustrations……
    Nearly every major industry is being forced to comply with rules and regulations that are sometimes extreme and collectively make the nation a poorer place for its people.
    And from all indications the regulating has just begun. Apparently they are also going to become yet another enforcement and punishment arm of the government.

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    Wow thanks for the vids fdub, very eye opening...

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    As big as Alaska is it is just a small fry compared to the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans...Oceans that have been banned for exploration by Obama.

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    Originally Posted by KCRuf/Nek View Post
    Hard to say. BHO seems to be able to find someone more liberal/radical/more incompetent than the previous one.
    Or he is!!!

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    Salazar leaving

    Here is part 3 if you didn't get a chance to see it.


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    Sounds like Alaska is very self-sufficient and could be. From the vids, the gov't has really set them back and limited their ability to use the resources. Is it possible for them to secede for the US and just become it's own country?

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    Originally Posted by Bk2X View Post
    Sounds like Alaska is very self-sufficient and could be. From the vids, the gov't has really set them back and limited their ability to use the resources. Is it possible for them to secede for the US and just become it's own country?
    There's something in the statehood agreement that sets the stage for it if resource production is too arrested.

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    What’s going on in Alaska is an example of how we go out of our way to kill prosperity in our nation.

    But this didn’t start with Obama….far from it!

    Going back to the 1980’s that I know of elected democrats have been the most responsible for blocking the development of many of our national resources worth untold trillions.

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    Salazar leaving

    Yes, we do have a secession clause. Only us and TX have it, I believe.

    Problem is there are some pretty nice military bases up here that could become an issue

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