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Speculation Grows Google Chief Schmidt Will Be Tapped for Cabinet Post

December 4, 2012 | Washington Examiner

Already a winner on the business front for his support and guidance to President Obama and his reelection campaign, there is growing speculation that Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is in line for an even bigger payoff: secretary of either Treasury or Commerce or a new "secretary of business" slot.

Cabinet shakeup watchers have focused on Schmidt and his Yoda status in the Obama reelection campaign, Google's massive $1.9 million to Democrats in the election, and the administration's efforts to quiet a potential Federal Trade Commission investigation of Google as key signs that the president wants Schmidt in the cabinet.

"Nobody's better positioned for a Cabinet job, if he wants one," said a Democratic strategist.

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Schmidt is a sellout.He is no

Schmidt is a sellout.He is no different than Benedict Arnold.

Bob Marshall

Eric Schmidt on Privacy- Video

"If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place"

And your information is subject to the Patriot act and that infomation can be forwarded to the authorities.


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Didn't Google Executive interview Ron Paul in July 2008'

It seems to me I was there at Google in Mt. View in July of 08' when Ron Paul visited and spoke to a crowd over 500 supporters in July 2008..

Here it is: Google Ron Paul

Here was an interview of Dr. Paul by Google Executive Elliot Schrage: