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Fire the Industry Friendly Bush Appointees Still Defending Industries Instead of Americans!!

We now know, with some certaintly that Bush appointed, Oil and Coal Industry friendy MMS administrators ignored regulations and gave broad passes to BP, Massey and other companies. They failed to implement and require meeting of regulations in place.

Obama has still not removed these miscreant, if not criminal appointees, from their jobs. It's very, tragically late, but better late than never.

President Obama should appoint a special team to identify and remove the remaining Bush political appointees and the former political appointees who, near the end of Bush's disastrous presidency, were shifted, inappropriately to civil service positions.

That team should identify foxes guarding the henhouse, including foxes appointed by Obama, like Ken Salazar, who should also go.

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The American people were betrayed by George W. Bush appointment of thousands of industry-friendly foxes guarding henhouses, happily following Bush administration policies to not require adherence to regulations.

The Obama administration, by failing to clear out the Bush rats nest, also betrayed the American people's trust. I'm not talking about just oil drilling and coal mining. The Justice Department is still loaded with toxic Bush time bombs Eric Holder has failed to remove and or replace and I am sure there are thousands more spread throughout all all the agencies that are supposed to protect we the people.

Obama should immediately set up the team I've described above. The hue and cry for more and stronger action is finally rising in response to Obama's totally inadequate response to the BP-Congress Gulf oil catastrophy. Obama must take complete charge of it.

That means taking over from BP, but still retaining BP's resources. (Of course, in an emergency he can do that, as many presidents have done before.) It means he should clear out the foxes guarding the henhouse, starting with MMS. These actions will gain him political support among the American people, something he can surely use.

While he is doing the cleanup in the oil and coal areas he should spread the purge of the foxes throughout the rest of government. Each fox is another Gulf disaster waiting to be allowed to happen through failure to apply legislated regulations.

The American people put Obama into office because he offered change. At the least, he should be clearing out the worst dregs of the Bush appointees and he should do it very fast and soon.

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Rob Kall has spent his adult life as an awakener and empowerer-- first in the field of biofeedback, inventing products, developing software and a music recording label, MuPsych, within the company he founded in 1978-- Futurehealth, and founding, organizing and running 3 conferences: Winter Brain, on Neurofeedback and consciousness, Optimal Functioning and Positive Psychology (a pioneer in the field of Positive Psychology, first presenting workshops on it in 1985) and Storycon Summit Meeting on the Art Science and Application of Story-- each the first of their kind.  Then, when he found the process of raising people's consciousness and empowering them to take more control of their lives  one person at a time was too slow, he founded which has been the top search result on Google for the terms liberal news and progressive opinion for several years. Rob began his Bottom-up Radio show, broadcast on WNJC 1360 AM to Metro Philly, also available on iTunes, covering the transition of our culture, business and world from predominantly Top-down (hierarchical, centralized, authoritarian, patriarchal, big)  to bottom-up (egalitarian, local, interdependent, grassroots, archetypal feminine and small.) Recent long-term projects include a book, Bottom-up-- The Connection Revolution, debillionairizing the planet and the Psychopathy Defense and Optimization Project. 

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obama should do this right away... by Rob Kall on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 6:35:02 AM
I quite agree but in the picture the fox cubs are ... by Marika on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:09:12 AM
...Obama will not do this since it has become abun... by MichaelOhio on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:11:16 AM
I am startled. So far from Mr. Kall, we have seen ... by LiberalDemocrat on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:22:33 AM
it was obvious to me that who presidents appoint t... by GLloyd Rowsey on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:23:51 AM
Is the problem that Obama has just been too busy t... by PrMaine on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:27:13 AM
There is ample evidence that Obama was warned (by ... by Alan MacDonald on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 11:42:39 AM
Rob,I woke up this morning, with similar gripes. I... by Steven G. Erickson on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:39:58 AM
Live, breathe, eat, protest.A lot of ti... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:53:39 AM
Ever Since Jeronimo & Pocahontas there have be... by Kevin Niicole Horton on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 7:52:18 AM
'think about things that we should have done befor... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 8:04:01 AM
Great song. I'm a confirmed Hawkwind freak.... by Perry Logan on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 12:56:06 PM
That is cool.Great song is right. :)... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 6:23:26 AM
Kevin, your observation about the global disaster ... by Alan MacDonald on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:15:18 AM
One less monetary system on the planet & every... by Kevin Niicole Horton on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 7:23:51 AM
President Obama should appoint a special team to i... by Aurora on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 9:25:08 AM
"It's time for President Obama to find his inner F... by Marika on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 9:41:04 AM
Correct. If you look inside Obama's skull, there i... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:24:12 AM
Krugamn is, unfortunately, only sayin gin his colu... by Alan MacDonald on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:30:36 AM
Huffington Post, Alternet, CommonDreams, Dissedent... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:39:57 AM
Do you often give yourself a 'recommend'? I did th... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:43:01 AM
Ned, I would fully agree with your general observa... by Alan MacDonald on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 11:37:06 AM Daily Kos.Alan, you're a good guy, I can tel... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 12:00:45 PM
Ned,Obviously you were probably selling "dangerous... by Recce1 on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 11:02:46 PM
Someday, I'm going to get over to Vermont. But I d... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 6:20:25 AM
Well, as Jim Nabors used to say, "surpirse, surpir... by Alan MacDonald on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 12:11:06 PM
As far as I know Obama hasn't retired the circuit ... by liberalsrock on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 9:57:32 AM
What part of "federal judges have life tenure" don... by LiberalDemocrat on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 12:40:02 PM
Rob, your choice of cute little baby fox cubs, ins... by Alan MacDonald on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:03:36 AM
They like it when they look 'cute'. It's all part ... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 10:32:13 AM
The link to the TimesOnLine article about Erin Bro... by Alan MacDonald on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 11:17:49 AM
damn right, Alan.signed,God ;)... by Ned Lud on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 12:06:33 PM
The behavior of the Obama administration, if viewe... by Evelyn Pringle on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 12:46:16 PM
While I applaud Rob and the commenters for pointin... by Jim Prues on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 1:09:36 PM
Mother Jones has been all over this issue and has ... by Scott Baker on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 2:34:15 AM
I voted for Obama. (Which was the first time I'd v... by GLloyd Rowsey on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 6:03:36 AM
Yes, he should be, but we know he won't. Every new... by Marika on Tuesday, May 25, 2010 at 6:20:46 AM