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Obama Lurches Left With Pick of Hagel for Defense

Janet355 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 5:14 PM
Is there anything at all "we the people" can do to stop these horrid appointments our liar in chief is loading our government with? Sick of all his pushing things in the back door, Chicago thug style. Lets get some honesty and integrity and some class back into our nations capitol.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 5:40 PM
With Hagel, he is actually appointing someone who will do a good job. Even a blind pig finds an acorn from time to time.
John766 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 8:45 PM
Barack Obama, we have been told by his admirers on the left and right, is an instinctive centrist, a moderate always ready to negotiate compromises, a politician deeply interested in the nuances of public policy.

His image as a centrist took hold at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, where he gave a speech hailing not the blue states or the red states but the United States of America.

But over the course of Obama's first term, this analysis increasingly sounded like wishful thinking. And never more than during the past week, with the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of...