Cross-posted from Paul Craig Roberts
Unless I am being spoofed, several hundred readers
wrote me in as their selection for President. I am honored. Some asked if I were
elected by write-ins and not instantly assassinated, who would I
An easy question to answer.
Nomi Prins would be Secretary of the Treasury, and
Pam Martens would be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.
Lew Rockwell would be the chairman of the Federal
Michael Hudson would be chairman of the Council of
Harvey Silverglate would be Attorney General.
Glenn Greenwald would be Deputy Attorney
Dean Booth and Larry Stratton would be White House
Willie Nelson would be Secretary of
Jeffrey St. Clair would be head of the Environmental
Elizabeth Warren would have whatever post she
Cynthia McKinney would be Secretary of
The CIA would be headed by Ray McGovern and Philip
The FBI would be headed by Sibel
Homeland Security would be abolished.
David Ray Griffin and Richard Gage would head the
Bradley Manning would be in charge of closing down
the torture prisons.
Julian Assange and John Pilger would be heads of the
Public Broadcasting Corporation.
Gerald Celente would be White House Press
Key members of the Bush and Obama regimes from the
president down, and every neoconservative would be handed over to the war crimes
tribunal for trial.
The Republicans on the Supreme Court would be
impeached and removed from office.
Brooksley Born would be in charge of all federal
financial regulatory agencies.
Major General Antonio Mario Taguba would be
Secretary of Defense.
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson would be Deputy Secretary of
Ron Unz would be chief of staff of the White
Norman Finkelstein would be US Ambassador to
Noam Chomsky would be US Ambassador to the
David M. Walker would be Director of the Office of
Management and Budget.
The Israel Lobby would have to register as a foreign
I could go on. There are two or three hundred
appointments to fill, but I think the picture is clear. It would be an
administration that represented Americans, not special interests and foreigners,
and an administration that put the country back in order.
But, of course, it is all a dream. No one who
actually cares about our country is permitted to serve in public
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