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    Obama's Czar List

     

    Do You Know Who These People Are and What Qualifications They Have to Hold the Authority they Do ?

     

    The definition of a Czar in Merriam Webster’s dictionary is the following: “One having great power and authority.”
    According to Wikipedia,  the title Czar (derived from Caesar) meant Emperor in the European medieval sense of the term, that is, a ruler who claims the same rank as a Roman emperor, with the approval of another emperor or a supreme ecclesiastical official (the Pope or the Ecumenical Patriarch). [13]

     

    Here is a list of Obama’s current and prospective Czar positions:

     

    1. Technology Czar: Aneesh Chopra. [17].
    2. Drug Czar: Gil Kerlikowske [9].
    3. Copyright Czar: Not appointed yet. [15].
    4. Energy Czar: Carol M. Browner [12].
    5. Car Czar: Ed Montgomery. [17].
    6. Terrorism/WMD Czar: Gary Samore. [17].
    7. Health Care Czar: Nancy-Ann DeParle. [7].
    8. Education Czar: Not appointed yet. [16].
    9. Economic Czar: Paul Volcker. [17].
    10. Mortgage Czar: Not appointed yet. [1].
    11. Urban Affairs/Housing Czar: Adolfo Carrion. [10].
    12. Guantanomo closure Czar: Danny Fried. [17].
    13. Great lakes Czar: Cameron Davis. [11].
    14. Stimulus accountability Czar: Earl Devaney. [17].
    15. Cyberspace Czar: Not appointed yet. [16].
    16. Border Czar: Alan Bersin (Former US attorney). [6].
    17. Intelligence Czar: Admiral Dennis Blair. [8].
    18. Regulatory Czar: Cass Sunstein. [2].
    19. Pay Czar: Kenneth Feinberg [3].
    20. Iran Czar: Not appointed yet. [16].
    21. Tarp Czar: Herb Allison. [17].
    22. Middle-East peace Czar: George Mitchell. [17].
    23. Science Czar: John Holdren. [17].
    24. Green jobs Czar: Van Jones. [17].
    25. Afghanistan Czar: Richard Holbrooke. [17].
    26. Sudan Czar: J. Scott Gration. [17].
    27. Mideast policy Czar: Dennis Ross. [17].
    28. Information Czar: Vivek Kundra. [17].
    29. AIDS Czar: Jeffrey Crowley. [17].
    30. Faith-based Czar: Joshua Dubois. [17].
    31. Climate Czar: Todd Stern. [17].

     

    See an Updated List Here :

    http://www.ireport.com/docs/DOC-320934

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