Thursday, January 31, 2013

RHINOS at Work, Need One Say More?...

by: Les Carpenter
Rational Nation USA
Liberty
-vs- Tyranny




I like Chuck Hagel. In fact I fully support his nomination by President Obama to the position of Secretary of Defense. He is ultimately qualified and capable of executing the duties of said position. Senator McCain's views aside.

Actually the biggest reason to support this nomination is because it riles the establishment RHINOS to the point of frenzy. Indeed the modern rEpublican party is working hard at attaining irrelevancy.

ABC World News - Facing a rocky confirmation process, Chuck Hagel today defended his record before his former Senate colleagues, including an openly impatient Sen. John McCain.

"I'm on the record on many issues, but no one individual vote, no one individual quote, no one individual statement defines me," Hagel said in his opening statement at his first confirmation hearing for secretary of defense.

"My overall worldview has never changed: that America has and must maintain the strongest military in the world, that we must lead in the international community to confront threats and challenges together," Hagel said. {Read More}

Via: Memeoranmdum

5 comments:

  1. Hagel ruffled a few feathers here and there when said a few things regarding the Middle East, Israel, and general US policy over there, over the years. He actually made some pretty obvious and fair points with those controversial comments, and they didn't seem mean-spirited, or "anti-Israel." Leery of the neocon movement, maybe... but not malicious or outside the mainstream.

    Most people are leery of the neocons, and most now realize the war in Iraq was at best a terrible mistake, the Israeli/Palestinian issue is annoyingly old and tired, and hawkish talk about Iran is not welcome.

    The American people are tired of war. Hagel could actually give us a bit of rest. Some people really don't like that.

    JMJ

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    1. On this issue we are essentially in agreement.

      Neocons are ones to be leery of. As are the most Extreme in the socon camp. You know the ones I'm talking about, the Bible, guns, and country folks that have become indoctrinated rather than educated.

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  2. Why do you care, Anon? Want to make him wear a shirt with a Star of David on it, or something?

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