Janet Napolitano Quits: Will Be Next University Of California President

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While everyone is focused on whether Mr. Burns, aka Larry Summers  will take over for Ben Bernanke (he won't), lots of peripheral resignations are flying around. the most recent one: that of the U.S. secretary of the $60-billion budget and 240,000 employees Department of Homeland Security - Janet Napolitano, who will be named the next president of the University of California system. As the LA Times reports, "nothing was pushing her out of Washington now, although the Senate’s recently approved compromise plan on immigration faces an uncertain fate in the Republican-controlled House." The good news: we await for UCLA to be promptly upgraded to AAA and issue bonds inside of the US.

From LATimes:

Janet Napolitano, the U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and former governor of Arizona, is being named as the next president of the University of California system, in an unusual choice that brings a national-level politician to a position usually held by an academic. Her appointment also means the 10-campus system will be headed by a woman for the first time in its 145-year history.


Napolitano’s nomination by a committee of UC regents came after a secretive process that insiders said focused on her early as a high-profile, although untraditional, candidate who has led large public agencies and shown a strong interest in improving education.


UC officials believe that her Cabinet experiences –- which include helping to lead responses to hurricanes and tornadoes and overseeing some anti-terrorism measures -- will help UC administer its federal energy and nuclear weapons labs and aid its federally funded research in medicine and other areas.


“While some may consider her to be an unconventional choice, Secretary Napolitano is without a doubt the right person at the right time to lead this incredible university,"  Sherry Lansing, the regent and former film industry executive who headed the search committee, said in a statement being released Friday. "She will bring fresh eyes and a new sensibility -- not only to UC, but to all of California. She will stand as a vigorous advocate for faculty, students and staff at a time when great changes in our state, and across the globe, are presenting as many opportunities as challenges.”


Napolitano, who is a Democrat, was appointed by former President Clinton as the U.S. attorney in Arizona and then won elections as state attorney general and twice as governor, a position she held from 2003 to 2009. President Obama then named her to lead Homeland Security, an agency with an annual $60-billion budget and 240,000 employees.


She has been a strong voice in favor of immigration reform that would provide a path to citizenship for those in the country illegally, a stance that has angered some Republicans who contend she has not done enough to secure the nation’s borders.


A source close to Napolitano, who asked not to be identified because he was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, said that Napolitano deliberated for a long time after the executive search firm hired by UC quietly contacted her.


“I think she loves working for President Obama and serving the American people, but at the same time, this is a unique opportunity,” he said. Napolitano knows “UC is probably the premier institution in the country. She is motivated by the fact that being a part of UC, she will be a part of educating future leaders of tomorrow and be part of a state that sets so much of the agenda nationally.”


Napolitano, 55, is no stranger to California colleges since she attended Santa Clara University and was its first woman valedictorian before earning her law degree at University of Virginia. Her father was dean of the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, a family connection that UC regents also liked since they oversee medical centers. In Arizona, she helped to enact plans to provide full-day kindergarten and to renovate university buildings, winning fans among educators.


The Napolitano friend insisted that nothing was pushing her out of Washington now, although the Senate’s recently approved compromise plan on immigration faces an uncertain fate in the Republican-controlled House.


The secretary faced some controversy in Congress when critics alleged the Boston Marathon bombings, reportedly perpetrated by ethnic Chechens from Russia who had been granted political asylum, exposed shortcomings in security.

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Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:20 | 3744891 All Out Of Bubblegum
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The rats are fleeing the ship.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:23 | 3744910 fuu
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I hear Wells Fargo is putting up a fence around her new house.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:31 | 3744957 hedgeless_horseman
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While everyone is focused on whether Mr. Burns Simpson, aka Larry Summers  will take over for Ben Bernanke (he won't), lots of peripheral resignations are flying around.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:32 | 3744974 fuu
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You're back.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:44 | 3745031 flacon
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Is Mr. Janet the long lost identical twin of Mr. Larry? They do look alike. 

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:46 | 3745042 Surly Bear
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Who would have thought that UC Riverside could actually get worse! Haha, smells like cow shit!

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:49 | 3745056 kliguy38
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it is cowshit

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:11 | 3745068 Manthong
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No.. this is cool..

Cancer thrives amidst weak cells.

eventually, they all expire.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:17 | 3745221 knukles
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Proof positive that CA has gone Mad, Mad I say, Mad!

Not that she has been chosen...
All of 'em land peachy positions after service.  SOP...
But that she has been chosen by one of the Most Liberal States to Carry the Water of its State Educational System

How deep the "politics", one might ask?
Why the revolving door with HSec. and The UC franchise?

This is perplexing.........

No, I don't wanna think about what it says...
Where're those bluepills?

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:24 | 3745262 Almost Solvent
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Donna Sha LA LA has really cleaned up U of Miami

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:26 | 3745267 Manthong
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Heh heh .. revolving door.=. gov CF 

Love her or leave her

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:18 | 3745824 MagicHandPuppet
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If that evil hag ever became president of my Alma mater, I'd torch my diploma.  Too bad there is no hell for that bitch to roast in.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 21:51 | 3746979 Manthong
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man..  get some religion..

if there is no hell for her.. there is no heaven..

and there is no reason for any of this.

but..  at least you have acknowledged the evil   ..

which is an important step in the process of progressing out of hopeless illogical positivism  :-) 

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 12:51 | 3745688 benb
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Not chosen, but installed to further pervert the once great U.C. system. Mr Napalitono, a.k.a. Janet “The Bull” is an un-American, subversive, treasonous, criminal gopher working for the out of control, criminally insane, ruling oligarchy. [This is not gay bashing] Additionally, she abused her position on a personal level for her cronies and her own sick, perverse pleasures as was stated in the lawsuits against her. Her government costume should have had Rainbow shoulder patches with Swastikas. She’s a lying, abusive, fascist pig who should be prosecuted and in prison along with the likes of war criminal, Henry Kissinger, mass murderer Brzezinski. Instead the phony media will show him being showered with all sorts of cheesy meaningless government awards.

I personally nominate Mr. Janet Napolitano for the Medal of Freedom.

Drink your fluoride. Take your mercury and cancer spiked vaccines, and shut up. We’re done.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 12:59 | 3745733 Ident 7777 economy
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Thus, let the term Power Dyke be coined ...




Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:11 | 3745802 benb
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Oh yes she's a front. These rats are clever to a degree. They use gender, sexual orientation and skin color to shield themselves from

criticism of their criminal acts. Let me edit my previous comment -

Her government costume should have had Rainbow shoulder patches with bindingly bright, blinking L.E.D. Swastikas under the arch.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:10 | 3745794 knukles
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Okie dokie...
That was why I was searching for that bulle, er I mean bluepill .......

Nah can't do that, BPA.... BluePill Anonymous

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 20:23 | 3747043 Manthong
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OT, but because it's the weekend ..

I think the missus might be trying to do me in..

Salmon for dinner..  I read something in the news about Omega 3 and and its effect on males..   or maybe she is more diabolical and is in to radiation dosing.



Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:34 | 3744982 pods
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Good to see you HH.


Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:05 | 3745747 caconhma
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Do not forget Edward Snowden. The US government actions regarding to Edward Snowden clearly indicate a state of panic, paranoia, and utterly desperation.

So, a big deal one of CIA man runs away and discloses that the US government spying on its citizens. It is not a big secret. Everybody with any brain knows this. Such things have happened many times before without any noise or publicity.

Furthermore, both China and Russia decided to stay out of this affair even there are plenty of potential propaganda and intelligence information for them.  Putin even stated that Edward Snowden was welcome to Russia as long as he would promise to keep his mouth shut. Why not to use him? Apparently, Edward Snowden information is too sensitive and too hot to handle for both China and Russia. After all, to keep things as they are now is in China and Russia interests.

It appears that Edward Snowden knows something very important and very hot. This information could be about the past and/or future False Flag Operations by the US government and its allies.

Just killing Edward Snowden is not an option for now. His info could be hidden in some secure place to come out in a case of his death.


Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:34 | 3744987 Taint Boil
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Knew you'd be back and glad you are.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:40 | 3745018 ParkAveFlasher
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Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:49 | 3745061 Agent P
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He's back in the saddle again...

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:41 | 3745342 fockewulf190
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Sounds like they wanted a lobbyist more than an administrator. Whoever takes over HS is gojng to be another butch for sure.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 18:09 | 3746760 xtop23
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Exactly. They need help keeping that student loan bubble intact.

I'm just shocked that she didn't migrate over to the Squid like every other gd hypocrite jackass douchebag.

Sat, 07/13/2013 - 03:59 | 3747751 pparalegal
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What? You don't think her multi six digit paycheck means she knows everyting about how to run an efficent UC stalag education system? I am shocked.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:45 | 3745362 knukles
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Welcome back, HH.
Missed you.


Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:48 | 3745379 Hulk
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Welcome back man ! I missed those dinner plates !!!

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 12:00 | 3745441 AGuy
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"While everyone is focused on whether Mr. Burns Simpson, aka Larry Summers will take over for Ben Bernanke (he won't),"

Tyler, Can you elaborate why Summers isn't on the list?



Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:40 | 3745897 1100-TACTICAL-12
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Hola,, HH good to see you back.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:51 | 3745401 Stoploss
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Lemme guess, she going to instruct math.........

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 17:11 | 3746623 AKrandy
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Fri, 07/12/2013 - 17:08 | 3746630 AKrandy
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And leading the UC Berkeley ROTC brigade as well as the rifle squad.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:27 | 3744938 azzhatter
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Glad to see him leave!

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:31 | 3744964 eclectic syncretist
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She's getting out before it becomes generally known what all that ammo she purchased is really for.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:36 | 3744992 Azannoth
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The Jews designed and implemented this whole framework for the Totalitarian Fascist State in the USA, now that everything is ready they will put puppet Gentiles into positions of power so they don't get the blame for the "Gentile Holocaust" that is about to come.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:43 | 3745023 Divided States ...
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Hey Aza, I agree but looks like you will be getting an email from ZH legal soon....I got my second warning two days ago for calling Larry Summers a fat J-eesepope.


Damn CNBS wont be helping their ratings out when you bring up the likes of Lazlo "Ruler" Birnyi and Jamie "Im better than you" Dimon

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:51 | 3745067 Monedas
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I got a letter from the Mossad legal department .... they said they were touched by my sympathies for the Jewish predicament .... especially since I have no skin in the game .... but, would I tone it down .... as they didn't consider me to be a particularly effective spokesman .... for anyone .... but they would not oppose me .... if I decided to support the Palestinian cause ?

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:56 | 3745103 Divided States ...
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ZH legal should be giving warnings to all people making fun of Janet. Its not right to misinteprete the sexuality of a woman with guy like features, they are people too (and have feelings!) and laws should protect everyone, not just based on race or nationality. THIS IS AN OUTRAGE!! (sarc/)

Wow, Barney Frank on right now....todays lineup on CNBS is full of A-listers...A for Assclowns.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:05 | 3745149 LetThemEatRand
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I'm not following you at all on this one.  Are you saying that someone thinks that Mr. Napolitano is gay?

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:21 | 3745248 Chaos_Theory
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No way.  I guarantee this dude likes the ladies!

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 14:32 | 3746061 InTheLandOfTheBlind
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I believed the story until this line:

Her appointment also means the 10-campus system will be headed by a woman for the first time in its 145-year history.




Fri, 07/12/2013 - 15:05 | 3746173 Bastiat
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I wonder if she'll hire her old cock-in-the-back-of-the-throat sidekick.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:10 | 3745179 NotApplicable
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My favorite Barney CNBS clip ever.


Thanks for the LOLs, Mark.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:57 | 3745420 Azannoth
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eh nvm..

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 11:33 | 3745289 JR
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Janet Napolitano follows the Zionist line, and is believed to be Jewish. She was graduated from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, where she won a Jewish Scholarship.

She is a raging feminist, “has appeared on the cover of every Gay magazine in Arizona,” supports massive immigration, open borders and abortion, and wanted  the Minutemen charged as terrorists.

She is the woman who went down to Mexico to confer with Vicente Fox to make a more comfortable route for illegal immigrants through Arizona, providing drinking fountains, etc., along their paths into America while she was governor of an American state, a move against the wishs of the people of Arizona. 

According to News With Views during her Arizona reign: “Janet Napolitano.., against the majority of Arizona Voters that passed Proposition 200…vowed to find a way to defeat the measure, she has done exactly that by using MALDEF/La Raza to file a lawsuit on the behalf of illegal immigrants claiming that the measure somehow infringed on their non-existent civil rights…

“The talk among many here in the Phoenix area concerning our Governor is getting ugly, she has ignored most letters and does not respond to correspondence on issues she supports. "


Here is how Judicial Watch rates Napolitano as Secretary of Homeland Security (2012):

“According a Gallup Poll, a full 62 per cent of the American people believe that stopping illegal immigration should be a top priority of the U.S. government. Unfortunately for the American people, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano is not numbered among that 62%. And she is the person who is supposed to be enforcing the law. Last year, Napolitano opened the floodgates of illegal immigration by having the Department of Homeland Security review all cases then before the immigration courts with an eye towards halting the deportation of many illegal immigrants allegedly with no criminal backgrounds. (JW uncovered records demonstrating this to be an utter lie. Many of the illegals let off the hook were convicted of violent crimes.)

“Not satisfied with skirting the law in 2011, Napolitano decided to abandon it altogether in 2012. Accordingly, on June 15, 2012, she announced: “By this memorandum, I am setting forth how, in the exercise of our prosecutorial discretion, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) should enforce the Nation’s immigration laws against certain young people who were brought to this country as children and know only this country as home.”

"In short, this amounted to blanket “temporary” amnesty for illegals under the age of 30. With her single statement, she simply declared upwards of one million illegal aliens entirely legal. Just like that. No legislation. No debate. No votes. No court rulings. The Constitution of the United States notwithstanding. And, in so doing, she violated the Oath of Office she had taken when sworn in as secretary of Homeland Security on January 21, 2009....”


Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:01 | 3745743 Ident 7777 economy
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" She is a raging feminist, "




Is she?

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 15:27 | 3746252 Fred C Dobbs
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She is a criminal.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 13:47 | 3745928 WarPony
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Ashkenazi, the majority of so-called jews are in fact mostly khazarians, of Asiatic mongoloid origin, NOT ISRAELITES, NOT 'chosen ones,' quite simply just Babylonian-Talmudic luciferians.

They aren't Semites, this statement is not anti-Semitic and , they are the most racist assholes, back-stabbing scum . . . but let me tell you how I really feel.

Fri, 07/12/2013 - 10:52 | 3745081 Agent P
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With all the ammo she bought, I had her pegged as leaving for the University of Chicago.

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