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  • Obama's Priorities

    From CBS News’ 60 Minutes interview with Commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal:

    Asked how often he talks to the president, McChrystal said, “I’ve talked to the president since I’ve been here once on a VTC.”

    “You talked to him once in 70 days?” Martin asked.

    “That’s correct,” McChrystal replied.

    From the Los Angeles Times profile of Service Employee International President Andy Stern

    Moreover, Stern has enjoyed considerable entree to the new administration — starting on Inauguration Day, when he joined Obama and the new president’s family on the reviewing stand outside the White House to watch the inaugural parade.

    Stern estimates he visits the White House once a week.

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    2 Responses to Obama's Priorities

    1. Bill San Antonio TX says:

      Doesn't SEIU have close ties with ACORN and the Apollo Project? Oh, that's right – SEIU was the major campaign contributor for Obama.

      It will be interesting to see WHO government "bids" go to in the coming months and years.

    2. marcia says:

      there you go, unions are more important to obama than the military. reason why? MONEY MONEY MONEY AND REAL GENERALS CAN SPOT AN IMPOSTER A MILE AWAY

      leader and commander maybe by vote, we the american people voted in our own judgement. in my view the real work at hand for chicago would be to help the youth to stop murdering in the streets, you will need real game to tackle that.

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