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Dream Team (The Romney Cabinet)
11/04/2012 | nikos1121

Posted on 11/04/2012 7:18:26 PM PST by nikos1121

I'm anticipating a rout next Tuesday. So permit me to think about a Romney Dream Team Cabinet. You can add your own. I'm sure in a Romney WH everything is on the table. I look forward to getting rid of gov't waste. Hopefully the following people as secretaries will transition these depts into something that promotes success, productivity, the pursuit of happiness etc.

Dept of Energy (if deemed to still be needed) Sarah Palin Dept of Education (same a above) Newt Guingrich Dept of Commerce Herman Cain Attorney General Rudy Guliani Secretary of State Condi Rice Dept of Defense General Petreus (I'll give him another chance)


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1 posted on 11/04/2012 7:18:26 PM PST by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

Expect Romney’s cabinet to look exactly like the Bush cabinets. It’ll be mostly the same people.


2 posted on 11/04/2012 7:22:43 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: nikos1121
Dept of Energy (if deemed to still be needed)

The original purpose for the formation of the Dept of Energy was to find ways to develop energy independence. Keep it but on day one make that the only reason for it's existence.

3 posted on 11/04/2012 7:29:01 PM PST by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: nikos1121

I’d like to see Luigi Zingales in a Romney cabinet, either at Treasury or at Commerce.

Definitely Palin at Energy, even if it’s just to oversee turning out the lights before most of its functions devolve to Commerce, with a few going elsewhere.

Really, Condi Rice at State again? I’d like to see someone hard-nosed, clear-eyed about the threat posed by Islam, and not afflicted with Slavophobia. I’d really like to see a volte face in our Balkan policy. And, unless it’s Rumsfeld or Cheney, I’m also not interested in any Bush administration retreads for policy reasons, and for 2016 political reasons it’s probably better to not have either of them either.


4 posted on 11/04/2012 7:29:08 PM PST by The_Reader_David (And when they behead your own people in the wars which are to come, then you will know...)
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To: nikos1121

Newt should be voted in as Speaker of the House. (since you need not be a member to be speaker and since he did well there once before)


5 posted on 11/04/2012 7:29:10 PM PST by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: nikos1121

General Petraeus first lost favor with me for supporting the horrible ROE in Afghanistan when McCrystal was dismissed. He lost another chit when he joined this awful administration. He lost even more by not breaking with the same on Benghazi. And then you want to give him another chance?

Are yu suffering from battered wife syndrome?


6 posted on 11/04/2012 7:32:17 PM PST by mazda77
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To: Timber Rattler

Guess we’ll have to wait and see, I highly doubt it will be what you claim.

Ye of little faith ~


7 posted on 11/04/2012 7:33:45 PM PST by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: nikos1121

Rob Portman for Treasury
Sheriff Joe Arpaio or Darrell Issa for Homeland Security
Jeb Bush for Education

John Sununu as FCC chair, and Romney should let him loose on the MSM, esp. Soledad O’Brien


8 posted on 11/04/2012 7:34:11 PM PST by ObozoMustGo2012
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To: TruthWillWin; Timber Rattler; nikos1121

I thought it was supposed to work with the EPA and Interior to thwart energy development.

The hell, you say! Energy Independence- what a concept!

SP could do that, shutter the EPA and get the Department of Inferior back in line. 3 Cabinet Secretaries into 1. That’s up her alley I believe.


9 posted on 11/04/2012 7:35:05 PM PST by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: ObozoMustGo2012

dream team?

A bunch o’ RINO’s more likely


10 posted on 11/04/2012 7:36:40 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: nikos1121
Dream Team (The Romney Cabinet)

We need to, like, actually win, first.

11 posted on 11/04/2012 7:36:51 PM PST by Lee N. Field (Come, behold the works of the LORD, how he has brought desolations on the earth.)
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To: nikos1121

Sarah Palin, DOE. John Bolton, State. Chris Kyle, DoD.


12 posted on 11/04/2012 7:37:08 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

So what in Romney’s overwhelmingly liberal big government record make you have any faith in him?


13 posted on 11/04/2012 7:39:04 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: rabidralph

I disagree, Palin = Department of Interior


14 posted on 11/04/2012 7:39:16 PM PST by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?)
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To: GeronL

We seem to have a lot of “moderates” at FR these days.

Condi Rice, Jeb Bush, Rudy?

I thought the point was to get rid of the liberals.


15 posted on 11/04/2012 7:39:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: nikos1121

I have to say no to Condi Rice for State. Too much Foggy Bottom Kool Aid. John Bolton would be a better choice. Petraus for DOD? Again, no. Besides, by law ten years must pass after he leaves military service before he is eligible for SecDef.


16 posted on 11/04/2012 7:41:35 PM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is the operational wing of CPUSA.)
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To: rabidralph

Palin will never have have a place in a Romney administration. It was Team Romney that was sticking GOP-E daggers in her back since even before the 2008 election to clear the way for Mitt. There’ll be no love lost there.


17 posted on 11/04/2012 7:41:59 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: nikos1121

I expect a LOT of people with resumes saying they are Moslem and are seeking a job soon in Washington DC.


18 posted on 11/04/2012 7:43:31 PM PST by Eye of Unk (President Romney, get used to it.)
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To: cripplecreek
We seem to have a lot of “moderates” at FR these days.

You noticed that too, huh?

19 posted on 11/04/2012 7:44:45 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: cripplecreek

Tell me about it. Jeb Bush at Education? That department should be abolished. Jeb will be handing out free college tuitions to illegals at the border.


20 posted on 11/04/2012 7:45:23 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: nikos1121

“Dubya” for Sec of Defense. We know he wouldn’t leave our men behind. Also, it would caused mental collapse for the liberal scumbags such as Chris Matthews. Two birds, one stone.


21 posted on 11/04/2012 7:45:58 PM PST by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: Timber Rattler
Expect Romney’s cabinet to look exactly like the Bush cabinets. It’ll be mostly the same people.

That would be very sad.

22 posted on 11/04/2012 7:47:32 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

The first thing senior Jebenez would do as education secretary is declare that the words “illegal Alien” be banned from usage for all department of education related communications.


23 posted on 11/04/2012 7:49:13 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

Right.

I bet he’d do something like that.

God, we do not need a panderclaus government


24 posted on 11/04/2012 7:52:38 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Timber Rattler
Every time I see the ad with Colin Powell,

REPUBLICAN

endorsing Obama, I have to wonder if the GOP is too brain damaged to learn anything about these pathetic moderates and the danger they pose?
25 posted on 11/04/2012 7:53:02 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: The_Reader_David

Sec state -John Bolton


26 posted on 11/04/2012 7:55:29 PM PST by 7thson (I've got a seat at the big conference table! I'm gonna paint my logo on it!)
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To: Bobalu

Interesting idea you have there.


27 posted on 11/04/2012 7:57:12 PM PST by nikos1121
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To: nikos1121

His EPA appointment will be a stanch anti-business environmentalist. Book it. How else can he show he cares?


28 posted on 11/04/2012 7:59:02 PM PST by deadrock
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To: nikos1121

There s no way I would want Condi Rice. I don’t think she’s far away from being Colin Powell. Until the primary season was over, I didn’t even know if she was really a Republican. I want someone strong and not soft-spoken this time. Someone who commands attention.

AND, in spite of the general’s great career, both earned and bestowed, I’d like to hear from him as to why he believed a video cause all hell to break loose in Benghazi. I don’t believe him.

They won’t give Sarah the time of day.

After spouting all that, I have to admit I don’t know who Romney would choose. I do know it won’t be the Clinton’s, Big Sis, or Eric Holder. I’m pretty sure Christie is out. I miss Tony Snow. God bless us one and all.


29 posted on 11/04/2012 8:04:16 PM PST by FryingPan101 (2016 looms)
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I’m going to take the word “dream” literally, and make a pitch for Mark R. Levin, esquire, for Attorney General. He probably wouldn’t take it, but hey, I’m dreaming. He’d make a great Sec O’State too. While I’m at it, (and I know this isn’t ‘cabinet’ but it’s related) Glenn Beck would make a fun press secretary, wouldn’t he?


30 posted on 11/04/2012 8:06:48 PM PST by rycharn (broadcasting live since 1984.)
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To: mazda77

I admit it, you’re right.


31 posted on 11/04/2012 8:07:12 PM PST by nikos1121
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To: rycharn

Ann Coulter WH Press Secretary


32 posted on 11/04/2012 8:08:34 PM PST by nikos1121
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“Secretary of State Condi Rice Dept of Defense General Petreus (I’ll give him another chance)”

EPIC FAIL.

EPIC.


33 posted on 11/04/2012 8:10:26 PM PST by wolficatZ ("We are no longer accepting comments on this article")
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To: Timber Rattler

Sorry, I don’t like Condi Rice. I just have a deep gut feeling that she voted for obama. I have no proof other than the fact that she has refused to tell anyone who she voted for. However, she has campaigned for Romney, but she could just be a Trojan Horse. I don’t know, just my thoughts. I say yes to Rudy for DOJ. I don’t think people would want to mess with Rudy too much.


34 posted on 11/04/2012 8:14:02 PM PST by Catsrus (WANT)
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Rudy is still a crossdressing NE liberal


35 posted on 11/04/2012 8:16:16 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: nikos1121

For my 2 cents:

Sarah Palin DOE
John Bolton SOS
Rudy Guiliani AG

I don’t have a name for the DOD but it should be a General Patton type; someone who understands what the military is for and is not afraid to act accordingly.


36 posted on 11/04/2012 8:17:46 PM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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Dept of Education (same a above) Newt Guingrich...

Let's play spot the irony.

37 posted on 11/04/2012 8:19:12 PM PST by mnehring
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"Ann Coulter WH Press Secretary"

Not as fun, but she certainly wouldn't take any crap from the assigned LibMedia!
38 posted on 11/04/2012 8:20:33 PM PST by rycharn (broadcasting live since 1984.)
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Big NO on Condi Rice as Sec of State. She is too much a Liberal Globalist...and we need someone that will stand up to the UN, EU, Islamic Terrorists....not someone that wants to play “patty cake” with them

And, not so sure about Rudy Giuliani as Atty General. He is too liberal, and would pander to Black Racist and Hispanic Racist groups. I want someone willing to arrest Al Sharpton, not appease Al Sharpton

Others sound good, though


39 posted on 11/04/2012 8:23:24 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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Big NO on Condi Rice as Sec of State. She is too much a Liberal Globalist...and we need someone that will stand up to the UN, EU, Islamic Terrorists....not someone that wants to play “patty cake” with them

And, not so sure about Rudy Giuliani as Atty General. He is too liberal, and would pander to Black Racist and Hispanic Racist groups. I want someone willing to arrest Al Sharpton, not appease Al Sharpton

Others sound good, though


40 posted on 11/04/2012 8:23:29 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: GeronL

He is, but he’s also very tough on crime. He wouldn’t be making policy, so that’s a consolation. I like the way he speechifies though.


41 posted on 11/04/2012 8:23:39 PM PST by Catsrus (WANT)
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To: nikos1121

I want him to create a Cabinet Position called Department of Reality, and I want Victor Davis Hanson to be the Secretary of Reality.


42 posted on 11/04/2012 8:31:22 PM PST by sockmonkey (Of Course I didn't read the article. After all, this is FreeRepublic..)
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To: GeronL
Sheriff Joe Arpaio or Darrell Issa for Homeland Security

They are not RINOS!

43 posted on 11/04/2012 8:35:06 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: nikos1121

Chris Matthews for shoe shine boy, spit shines at no extra cost.


44 posted on 11/04/2012 8:37:20 PM PST by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: nikos1121

Secretary of State - John Bolton
Secretary of Defense - Allen West
Secretary of Treasury - Jack Welch
Attorney General - Ann Coulter
Dept of Education - no one - ELIMINATE IT
Secretary of Labor - no one - ELIMINATE IT
Secretary of HHS - no one - ELIMINATE IT
Secretary of HUD - no one - ELIMINATE IT
Secretary of Transportation - no one - ELIMINATE IT
Secretary of Commerce - no one - ELIMINATE IT
Secretary of Agriculture - no one - ELIMINATE IT


45 posted on 11/04/2012 8:44:25 PM PST by WeatherGuy
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To: cripplecreek

Well we can put the liberal Republicans in places where they might do some good.

Condi Rice for UN Ambassador.

Rudy for Sec of State - he is tough and understands the WOT.

No to Jeb Bush anywhere, except perhaps an ambassadorship.

I love the idea of Sarah for Sec of Interior or Energy.

How about Newt to head the re-vamping of the EPA?

Hermon Cain for Sec of Commerce?


46 posted on 11/04/2012 8:44:53 PM PST by garjog (We do not want another four more years of the last four years.)
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To: nikos1121

I’d put Newt in charge of Gov’t Innovation and Ron Paul in charge of Gov’t Elimination. When they both got to 1 Trillion, I’d have a meeting and see how we could get to a trillion more.


47 posted on 11/04/2012 8:48:03 PM PST by bigbob
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To: WeatherGuy

We can dream for your selection....


48 posted on 11/04/2012 8:58:09 PM PST by RCFlyer
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To: The_Reader_David

John Bolton for Secretary of State


49 posted on 11/04/2012 9:02:05 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Palin would never take a cabinet post. It would be low profile and she could not make money at it.

She will fade into obscurity.


50 posted on 11/04/2012 9:06:49 PM PST by Vermont Lt (The dude abides.)
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