President Obama appoints new World Bank leader

Mar 23, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KMOV-TV Saint Louis

President Barack Obama will nominate Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to head the World Bank, a surprise pick for the international financial institution's top job, senior administration officials said.

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Another none native American...By birth!...a GOOK!...Jim Young Kim...Jim Kim Young..One Lung Fung...Egg Fo Young...One Hung Low..Hop Sing!.and so it goes!....One more
"Kimchi " eater..Smell em a mile away!..
This to give our TAX money away...To any and all ..Not to Americans,But SHITS world over....

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Tell George Soros and the U.N. to f_ck off and shove their world bank up their azz.
We have to run the U.N. out of America, they're all CORRUPT . And Hilary Clinton is a traitor to the United States . Did you hear that sh_t, she's going around Congress now too , WTF !

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lol....the reich wing is insane.

President Obama could sneeze and the idiots on the reich wing would declare the sneeze was a foreign terrorist chem weapon.

lol. I love it. These guys hate everyone unless they are a repub. They'll slam hispanics, but let that hispanic be a repub, and the racial slurs stop.

Watch the idiots, read their posts, as they let us know they can defend Christianity, but they do not practice my faith.

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Soros appointed him, obama signed the papers.

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CHECK SIX wrote:
Another none native American...By birth!...a GOOK!...Jim Young Kim...Jim Kim Young..One Lung Fung...Egg Fo Young...One Hung Low..Hop Sing!.and so it goes!....One more
"Kimchi " eater..Smell em a mile away!..
This to give our TAX money away...To any and all ..Not to Americans,But SHITS world over....
No More Mr. Smiths
going to Washington these days!
Let me guess, the Bible teaches you Jesus hated Asians. lol

“Kiss Me You Fool!”

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Why can't Pres. Obama ignore experience and pick buddies, like Bush picked "Brownie"! Picks based on cronism always work out best for America.

NOT....lol

Pres Obama 2012.
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OneRyder wrote:
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Let me guess, the Bible teaches you Jesus hated Asians. lol
Once Again.. Now Get Get yer nose to the screen,Open yer Eyes..open yer yap.....G-o-F-u-C-k-Y-e-r-s-e- l-F..In Yer Case.?.GET HELP!!

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Once Again.. Now Get Get yer nose to the screen,Open yer Eyes..open yer yap.....G-o-F-u-C-k-Y-e-r-s-e- l-F..In Yer Case.?.GET HELP!!
Read your Bible...if you can find it my son.

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The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs.
The World Bank's official goal is the reduction of poverty. According to the World Bank's Articles of Agreement (As amended effective 16 February 1989) all of its decisions must be guided by a commitment to promote foreign investment, international trade and facilitate capital investment.

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he's more than qualified.
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I don't really care one way or the other, but how exactly does being a doctor and University president qualify you to assess the feasibility and financing of building dams and major infrastructure projects in 3rd world countries while running a multinational bank?

No doubt he's a smart guy but I don't see a finance or engineering background that would be a natural fit. Being a doctor and running a small liberal arts college doesn't seem to tick any boxes.

Anyway best of luck to him.

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A Nnoyed wrote:
I don't really care one way or the other, but how exactly does being a doctor and University president qualify you to assess the feasibility and financing of building dams and major infrastructure projects in 3rd world countries while running a multinational bank?
No doubt he's a smart guy but I don't see a finance or engineering background that would be a natural fit. Being a doctor and running a small liberal arts college doesn't seem to tick any boxes.
Anyway best of luck to him.
Dartmouth isn't really that small.....
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Kim has 20 years of experience in improving health in developing countries. He is a founding trustee and the former executive director of Partners In Health, a not-for-profit organization that supports a range of health programs in poor communities in Haiti, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi and the United States.
From 2004 to 2006, Kim served as Director of the World Health Organization’s HIV/AIDS department, a post he was appointed to in March 2004 after serving as advisor to the WHO Director General.
Kim oversaw all of the WHO’s work related to HIV/AIDS, focusing on initiatives to help developing countries scale up their treatment, prevention, and care programs, including the “3x5” initiative designed to put three million people in developing countries on AIDS treatment by the end of 2005.
An expert in tuberculosis, Kim has chaired or served on a number of committees on international TB policy.
He has conducted extensive research into effective and affordable strategies for treating strains of TB that are resistant to standard drugs.
While at WHO, Kim was responsible for coordinating HIV efforts with the TB department.

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But what does that have to do with building dams and massive concrete and steel structures & running an international bank?

He seems a smart, completely sound guy and good person.

I just don't see how his background fits.

If it was a private bank or construction firm, hiring him would get you sacked from your board job.

Best of luck to him.

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anneutral wrote:
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Dartmouth isn't really that small.....
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Kim has 20 years of experience in improving health in developing countries. He is a founding trustee and the former executive director of Partners In Health, a not-for-profit organization that supports a range of health programs in poor communities in Haiti, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi and the United States.
From 2004 to 2006, Kim served as Director of the World Health Organization’s HIV/AIDS department, a post he was appointed to in March 2004 after serving as advisor to the WHO Director General.
Kim oversaw all of the WHO’s work related to HIV/AIDS, focusing on initiatives to help developing countries scale up their treatment, prevention, and care programs, including the “3x5” initiative designed to put three million people in developing countries on AIDS treatment by the end of 2005.
An expert in tuberculosis, Kim has chaired or served on a number of committees on international TB policy.
He has conducted extensive research into effective and affordable strategies for treating strains of TB that are resistant to standard drugs.
While at WHO, Kim was responsible for coordinating HIV efforts with the TB department.
totally valid
and all that qualifies him to run a worldwide financial institution...how?
a worldwide health clinic, yeah, but a bank?

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and all that qualifies him to run a worldwide financial institution...how?
a worldwide health clinic, yeah, but a bank?
The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs.
The World Bank's official goal is the reduction of poverty. According to the World Bank's Articles of Agreement (As amended effective 16 February 1989) all of its decisions must be guided by a commitment to promote foreign investment, international trade and facilitate capital investment.

(it's not really a bank, it's just called that; don't know why)
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CHECK SIX wrote:
Another none native American...By birth!...a GOOK!...Jim Young Kim...Jim Kim Young..One Lung Fung...Egg Fo Young...One Hung Low..Hop Sing!.and so it goes!....One more
"Kimchi " eater..Smell em a mile away!..
This to give our TAX money away...To any and all ..Not to Americans,But SHITS world over....
No More Mr. Smiths
going to Washington these days!
Obamad of Kim Yo Sic! ;-0
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World Bank, I thought this was america
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Ahhhh. Sounds as if we are getting closer to turning this country over to china. Good thing I like fish heads and rice.
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ONLY ONE POLITICIAN THERE IS NOT A TRAITOR AND CORRUPT AND THAT'S PAUL. SO LOOKING AT THE HISTORY OF POLITICS IN THE UNITED STATES IT'S A WONDER HE'S STILL ALIVE
Cracker wrote:
Tell George Soros and the U.N. to f_ck off and shove their world bank up their azz.
We have to run the U.N. out of America, they're all CORRUPT . And Hilary Clinton is a traitor to the United States . Did you hear that sh_t, she's going around Congress now too , WTF !
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carey529 wrote:
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and all that qualifies him to run a worldwide financial institution...how?
a worldwide health clinic, yeah, but a bank?

The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs.
The World Bank's official goal is the reduction of poverty. According to the World Bank's Articles of Agreement (As amended effective 16 February 1989) all of its decisions must be guided by a commitment to promote foreign investment, international trade and facilitate capital investment.

(it's not really a bank, it's just called that; don't know why)

YOU MUST WORK FOR THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT THERE: THE EFFECT IS OPPOSITE, IT CREATES POVERTY IN THE THIRD WORLD.
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The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs.
The World Bank's official goal is the reduction of poverty. According to the World Bank's Articles of Agreement (As amended effective 16 February 1989) all of its decisions must be guided by a commitment to promote foreign investment, international trade and facilitate capital investment.
(it's not really a bank, it's just called that; don't know why)

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this guy is just Obama's suggestion, there are a few other guys going for the job.

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