Some employees are simply irreplaceable. Take Michelle Obama…The University of Chicago Medical center hired her in 2002 to run ‘programs for community relations, neighborhood outreach, volunteer recruitment, staff diversity and minority contracting’.

In 2005 the hospital raised her salary from $120,000 to $317,000 – nearly twice what her husband made as a Senator.

Her husband, Barak Obama, had just become a US Senator. He sure had. He requested a $1 million earmark for the UC Medical Center, in fact. Way to network, Michelle!

Now that Mrs…. Obama has resigned, the hospital says her position will remain unfilled. How can that be, if the work she did was vital enough to be worth $317,000 ?

Let me add that Michelle’s position was a part time, 20 hour a week job..”

My thoughts: How did this bit of quid pro quo corruption escape the sharp reporters that dug through Sarah Palin’s garbage and kindergarten files?

Recession is when your neighbor loses his job.
Depression is when you lose your job
Recovery is when Obama loses his job!

Source: 1.New York Post
2. ChicagoDaily/Observer

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