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Chuck Hagel Won't Withdraw Despite High Chance of Nomination Defeat

FairnessMan Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 3:55 PM
I nominate Jane Hanoi Fonda for Secy. of Defense. Probably not much worse than Hagel. Or we could have her as Secy. of State.
HermanBB Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:55 PM
To Fairness

Your comparison is completely ridiculous.

No one disputes Hagel's loyalty to the U.S.

His detractors think he is not concerned enough about the welfare of a foreign country. Our "ally" Israel.
FairnessMan Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 5:06 PM
HBB:

Hagel is a clueless, ignorant, stupid, mumbling, incoherent left wing ahole and so are you. The closest people like he and you should be to the military is cleaning latrines in a military barracks.
Loiso12013 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:21 PM
I'm sure you disapprove of Ted Nugent and Mitt Romney; two draft-dodgers.
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 5:03 PM
They dodged the draft?

How about the 5 deferments that Joe Biden got?

Chuck Hagel's nomination for Defense Secretary is looking pretty grim as Senator Harry Reid desperately tries to cobble together 60 votes for his confirmation as a possible Republican filibuster looms.

Senate Republicans are following through on their threat to filibuster former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), President Barack Obama's nominee for defense secretary, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday morning.

"It is tragic that they have decided to filibuster this qualified nominee," said Reid. "It is really unfortunate."

The significance of Reid's announcement wasn't immediately clear, as he gave...