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Is Chuck Hagel Simply Ignorant? Or Worse?

dan17 Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 11:33 AM
Is the Cuba debacle playing out again? We are sending Egypt fighter jets and tanks! Are you kidding me?! What for? So they will have parity with Israel? Are you kidding me?!

"Elian is now where he belongs." (Senator Chuck Hagel after Elian Gonzalez was shanghaied at U.S. gunpoint from his American family at Fidel Castro’s command and without a warrant.)

“To me,” wrote Hagel in a New York Times Op-Ed just after the armed raid on the Gonzalez family’s Miami home, “this case has always been fundamentally about a father-son relationship. … the point of the raid -- to reunite Elián with his father when those housing him had repeatedly refused to hand him over….The boy is where he belongs.”

Why did this Republican Senator accept the word of a...

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