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Tim Geithner will reportedly be out of his post as Treasury Secretary by the end of the month,...

Tim Geithner will reportedly be out of his post as Treasury Secretary by the end of the month, meaning someone else will be taking the lead in negotiations to avoid the next phony crisis - the debt ceiling. The frontrunner is WH Chief of Staff Jack Lew, a career-man in government except for a 2-year stint (06-08) as a managing director at Citigroup.
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  • Macro Investor
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    Phony crisis! I love it! ROFL!
    3 Jan 2013, 01:06 PM Reply Like
  • davidbdc
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    A career live off the tax-payer, except for when I walk across the street to pick up a few million to guarantee access when I return.


    Exactly the type of parasite this country doesn't need.
    3 Jan 2013, 01:07 PM Reply Like
  • Macro Investor
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    David, You don't like people who serve their country? Like teachers, cops, and firefighters, or the career military?
    3 Jan 2013, 01:11 PM Reply Like
  • apberusdisvet
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    To become 3rd highest tentacle of the squid? President of the World Bank? Getting off the Titanic before the iceberg hits?
    3 Jan 2013, 01:08 PM Reply Like
  • Tony Petroski
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    So many "career men in government" avoided stints at Citigroup, Bank of America and the like due to the re-election of Obama that the financials have been on a run--a virtual repudiation of sinecures for political "consultants."


    If only the "green" industry had gotten off the ground but...
    3 Jan 2013, 01:09 PM Reply Like
  • rambler1
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    Yuck more gov't career employees. Let's add more layers of crap & b.s.
    3 Jan 2013, 03:02 PM Reply Like
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