U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies > Elections
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
 
 
Old 11-20-2008, 11:08 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
4,788 posts, read 4,987,748 times
Reputation: 2785

Advertisements

I like Brian Schweizer. Didn't the Udalls just get elected senators in their respective states? Would that have a bearing on selection?
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 11-20-2008, 11:10 AM
Status: "Tulips Blooming!" (set 5 days ago)
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
71,587 posts, read 64,402,599 times
Reputation: 21144
Yes, both Udalls were just elected senator, Mark from Colorado and his cousin from New Mexico. I have never heard any scuttlebut that Mark was interested in Secy of the Interior, but then I'm not high up in the political circles here.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-20-2008, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
15,400 posts, read 18,818,380 times
Reputation: 18837
Quote:
Originally Posted by tigerlily View Post
I like Brian Schweizer. Didn't the Udalls just get elected senators in their respective states? Would that have a bearing on selection?
Right, right--and we don't need any more senators in the cabinet. OK, let's take 'em off the list.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-20-2008, 11:13 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
35,092 posts, read 31,319,535 times
Reputation: 17558
I hope we get a person that realizes this land belong to all of us and not just to the corporations that cut or mine the resources. We need to spend money on our parks, reserves and wilderness areas. They have been neglected and/or abused by the Republican greed is good exploiters for far too long.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-20-2008, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Home is where the heart is
15,400 posts, read 18,818,380 times
Reputation: 18837
Quote:
Originally Posted by tigerlily View Post
Can you even be elected in Alaska with supporting ANWR?
LOL, good point. OK, I'll keep Knowles on my list of "maybes." But he's also on my list of "I sure hope nots."
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-20-2008, 12:17 PM
 
Location: Turn Left at Greenland
17,643 posts, read 26,279,751 times
Reputation: 7643
Quote:
Originally Posted by normie View Post
Actually, SOI could be an interesting spot during this administration. There are a few big controversial issues to deal with.
The only think I can remember about the SOI job is that, at least when James Watt was the SOI, that HE was firmly in charge after Reagan was shot.
__________________
If there won't be dancing at the revolution, I'm not coming.
Emma Goldman
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $94,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies > Elections

All times are GMT -6.

© 2005-2015, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top