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BREAKING: Senate Republicans Block Hagel Confirmation....For Now

dweimaraner Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 10:29 AM
do you even know what realism means? its a theory of international relations that conservatives once adhered to. its based on the fact that states are the center piece of interaction an they will always act in a rational way for their best interest. there are subsets but i dont want to confuse you any more.
Buck O Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 10:37 AM
You're confused one, boy. It's the Jew hated that clouds your brain.

Senate Republicans have at least temporarily blocked the confirmation of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next Secretary of Defense.  Democrats' cloture motion to proceed to an up-or-down vote failed 58-40, with one Senator voting "present."  Achieving cloture requires 60 votes.  Let's be candid: Hagel (a Republican) is unqualified for this job, which is arguably the most important position in a presidential cabinet.  He all but admitted as much during his disastrous Senate hearings last month: