Obama Names Vivek Kundra the Nation's New Chief Information Officer

Mar 5, 2009 Full story: technologyexpert.blogspot.com 53

Barack Obama has named the nation's first CIO, selecting Vivek Kundra, CTO of the District of Columbia.

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Slammer

Elkhart, IN

#1 Mar 5, 2009
Try to say that name three times real fast.

Since: Feb 07

Location hidden

#2 Mar 5, 2009
Put the TARP in a word file that is available online.
The voters were promised a five day inspection.

“Dropped on head as child”

Since: Dec 06

Athens, Ga

#3 Mar 5, 2009
RayOne wrote:
Put the TARP in a word file that is available online.
The voters were promised a five day inspection.
TARP was passed last October.
Eighthman

Downingtown, PA

#4 Mar 5, 2009
More bureaucracy. Just what we need. This government is starting to grow like cancer. Little by little, more and more stupid, redundant government positions are being created.

I'm glad I'm not going to live too much longer, I fear there won't be anything left after the government eats everything up for my children to enjoy. Maybe grand-pop should have stayed in the old country. My family is doing much better over there. This country is going to break just from the stress Obama is putting it through. He acts like a kid driving an old car as if it was brand new. I don't think she can take it. I wish the jitterbug would slow down apiece. Rome wasn't built in a day.

“Common Sense Has Left America”

Since: Oct 07

Maryville, TN

#5 Mar 5, 2009
I'll bet he has tax problems.
Obama_Worst since Carter

Olive Branch, MS

#7 Mar 5, 2009
Ronc wrote:
I'll bet he has tax problems.
Even a bonehead like Obama can't screw up all of these.

“Truth to Power!”

Since: Apr 07

Midlothian, TX

#8 Mar 5, 2009
Obama's safety net: the TelePrompter


President Barack Obama doesn’t go anywhere without his TelePrompter.

The textbook-sized panes of glass holding the president’s prepared remarks follow him wherever he speaks.

Resting on top of a tall, narrow pole, they flank his podium during speeches in the White House’s stately parlors. They stood next to him on the floor of a manufacturing plant in Indiana as he pitched his economic stimulus plan. They traveled to the Department of Transportation this week and were in the Capitol Rotunda last month when he paid tribute to Abraham Lincoln in six-minute prepared remarks.

Obama’s reliance on the teleprompter is unusual — not only because he is famous for his oratory, but because no other president has used one so consistently and at so many events, large and small.

After the teleprompter malfunctioned a few times last summer and Obama delivered some less-than-soaring speeches, reports surfaced that he was training to wean himself off of the device while on vacation in Hawaii.

But no such luck.

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0309/196...
Turd Ferguson

Philadelphia, PA

#9 Mar 5, 2009
LMAO, Obama is going to outsource all the tech stuff to India, LMAO...
opinions

San Diego, CA

#10 Mar 5, 2009
What will the nation's first CIO's job will be?
What technology infrastructure will he build for the government?
So all the mini-CIOs of each sector of the government will all be working for him? Is this really necessary?
The Truth can be Annoying

Lexington, KY

#11 Mar 5, 2009
Eighthman wrote:
More bureaucracy. Just what we need. This government is starting to grow like cancer.
Like? Is.

“Therefore, CHOOSE ...”

Since: Nov 07

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#12 Mar 5, 2009
opinions wrote:
What will the nation's first CIO's job will be?
To create a bureaucracy of government IT.
opinions wrote:
What technology infrastructure will he build for the government?
Govweb. All the nation's functions will be installed "in the cloud", one sponsored by the U.S. government (but, installed in India. Who will have access to all U.S. government information, which many have sold out to anti-U.S. foreign interests.

All U.S. government IT professionals will get to keep their Blackberry.
opinions wrote:
So all the mini-CIOs of each sector of the government will all be working for him?
No, the VP's of Information Management. There will be 12,478 of them across the U.S. and in major U.S. territories. There will be a 24-level hierarchy of reporting. Each VP will have a staff of Government Process Business Analysts, Government Project Managers, and more.

To get the organization going, he'll need $90 billion. But, this will reduce all government IT spending by 50% in 4 years.
opinions wrote:
Is this really necessary?
Yes. Big government is our answer.
Rattturd

Milpitas, CA

#13 Mar 6, 2009
Eighthman wrote:
More bureaucracy. Just what we need. This government is starting to grow like cancer. Little by little, more and more stupid, redundant government positions are being created.
I'm glad I'm not going to live too much longer, I fear there won't be anything left after the government eats everything up for my children to enjoy. Maybe grand-pop should have stayed in the old country. My family is doing much better over there. This country is going to break just from the stress Obama is putting it through. He acts like a kid driving an old car as if it was brand new. I don't think she can take it. I wish the jitterbug would slow down apiece. Rome wasn't built in a day.
Totally Spastic eh ?
Cranky old man

United States

#14 Mar 6, 2009
Obama would not make a pimple on a real economist's butt. I am curious if he even studied economics in college. Maybe it could be a reason his transcripts are locked up. Maybe If ever took a course in economics he failed.
Zodiac

Rochester, NY

#15 Mar 6, 2009
What is WRONG with Barack Obama?

Since: Feb 07

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#16 Mar 6, 2009
Buzz Flederjon wrote:
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TARP was passed last October.
Call is stimulus 1, or stimulus 2, or stimulus 3, if it walks like a pig, and smells like a pig, lipstick does not do it for me.

Since: Feb 07

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#17 Mar 6, 2009
Ronc wrote:
I'll bet he has tax problems.
I don't think that Dr. Gupta has the tax issue as the others, but the bloom is off the rose.

Since: Jan 07

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#18 Mar 6, 2009
opinions wrote:
What will the nation's first CIO's job will be?
What technology infrastructure will he build for the government?
So all the mini-CIOs of each sector of the government will all be working for him? Is this really necessary?
more proof that Dems and big gov't go hand in hand

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#19 Mar 6, 2009
Eighthman wrote:
More bureaucracy. Just what we need. This government is starting to grow like cancer. Little by little, more and more stupid, redundant government positions are being created.
I'm glad I'm not going to live too much longer, I fear there won't be anything left after the government eats everything up for my children to enjoy. Maybe grand-pop should have stayed in the old country. My family is doing much better over there. This country is going to break just from the stress Obama is putting it through. He acts like a kid driving an old car as if it was brand new. I don't think she can take it. I wish the jitterbug would slow down apiece. Rome wasn't built in a day.
I think you've missed the real point here ... does the name Joseph Goebbels ring a bell?

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#20 Mar 6, 2009
Buzz Flederjon wrote:
<quoted text>
TARP was passed last October.
and what about the $780,000,000,000.00 stimulus bill ... I don't recall 5 days for inspection, gee, I don't recall any inspection, or, any debate!

I DO recall a skinny, botoxed, slimy bitch saying ... "we won, it's our bill".

go away now buzz, PLEASE!
white bigot

Columbia, SC

#22 Mar 6, 2009
another f------ foreigner in white house position. what the hell is our country coming to. america is going to the dogs.

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