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Pull the Plug on Hagel

Dave64 Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 7:11 AM
"remain silent on Syrian and North Korean "domestic policy" as these nations slaughter their citizens by gunning the down in the streets of Homs or Aleppo or killing them slowly in the gulags of Hoeryong" NOT THE UNITED STATES PROBLEM!!! Nowhere in the Constitution does it say "you need to stop the killing elsewhere in the world". Therefore no matter how many millions are dying, without a declaration of war, it is UNAMERICAN and UNCONSTITUTIONAL to intervene.

Chuck Hagel's nomination to be secretary of defense is in trouble -- as it should be. The former Republican senator has so much baggage, it is amazing that the administration hasn't dumped him, as they did Susan Rice when her proposed nomination ran into trouble. Unfortunately, having won that battle, the GOP may be in weaker position to defeat another Obama nominee. And Rice, her misstatements about the attack on Benghazi notwithstanding, would have been a less dangerous cabinet member than Hagel.

Hagel has made clearly anti-Semitic statements before public forums time and again. If his target had been, say, blacks...