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Congrats to my fellow alum, leader and great pal Anthony Foxx

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[url="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/28/anthony-foxx-transportation-secretary_n_3174904.html"]http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/04/28/anthony-foxx-transportation-secretary_n_3174904.html[/url]
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[color=#333333][font=Georgia, Century, Times, serif][size=4] President Barack Obama will name Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as his next Secretary of the Department of Transportation, sources familiar with the administration’s planning told The Huffington Post. The decision is expected to come this week.[/size][/font][/color]
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Mr. Foxx graduated just before me in 1993 from the distinguished Davidson college.

He was student body president while I was rising IFC president so we were both becoming leaders in the community.

Unfortunately my role included getting hammered and playing Foosball on a Tuesday night while his was apparently trying to move up in the world.

I could have been a cabinet member if I wanted.

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sure ya coulda...

I would have a lot of fun as transportation secretary, this much is for sure.

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Not from Charlotte.

Besides getting elected mayor, and graduating from Davidson, what exactly qualifies him for the new position?

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[quote name='stirs' timestamp='1367200791' post='2216506']
Not from Charlotte.

Besides getting elected mayor, and graduating from Davidson, what exactly qualifies him for the new position?
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Exactly! I've got the same credentials he has.

Besides the mayor thing.

He has a better wiki page than me though.

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I'm still waiting on a phone call to be the Liesure Czar

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[quote name='stirs' timestamp='1367200791' post='2216506']
Not from Charlotte.

Besides getting elected mayor, and graduating from Davidson, what exactly qualifies him for the new position?
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Yeah I don't know what really qualifies him for the position either, but he won't be the first person to hold this position without any real credentials to do so. Elizabeth Dole was also the Secretary of Transportation.

I'm sure Foxx got this position because of who he knows rather than what he knows.

I'm interested to see who becomes the Mayor of Charlotte now. I'm hoping we don't get an extreme right or left wing mayor. McCory did well here by being fairly moderate.

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The success and smooth running of the DNC had something to do with it I bet.

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Politics. Glad handing, back scratching.

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[quote name='Tensor' timestamp='1367204733' post='2216601']
Yeah I don't know what really qualifies him for the position either, but he won't be the first person to hold this position without any real credentials to do so. Elizabeth Dole was also the Secretary of Transportation.

I'm sure Foxx got this position because of who he knows rather than what he knows.

I'm interested to see who becomes the Mayor of Charlotte now. I'm hoping we don't get an extreme right or left wing mayor. [b]McCory did well here by being fairly moderate.[/b]
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I'd like to find out where this bizarro McCrory in Raleigh came from

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What's McCrory done that's been so bizarro Panthro.

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[quote name='Panthro' timestamp='1367239666' post='2216841']


I'd like to find out where this bizarro McCrory in Raleigh came from
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I think there are big bucks at work to make him look like a lunatic. Course you know this already

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[quote name='stirs' timestamp='1367240786' post='2216856']
I think there are big bucks at work to make him look like a lunatic. Course you know this already
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Panthro was on [i]that[/i] email list.

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