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Keep Talking, Senators: Of Filibusters and Chuck Hagel

johnm h Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 10:19 AM
The only major institution the left has not taken over with ruinous results is the military. But they are going to take it over as well. This goal Is behind everything they do. We will then have the military industrial complex join the nanny state, the welfare state, and the system will be in place and irreversible.

Not since the eminently forgettable and now justly forgotten Louis A. Johnson was chosen to dismantle the country's military budget after the Second World War -- just in time to leave this country woefully unprepared for the Korean one -- has a nominee for secretary of defense represented so clear and present a danger to the national security.

This time his name is Chuck Hagel, a former senator of shifting convictions about the country's defense, much of whose political career has been devoted to undermining that defense -- when he wasn't using high office to peddle low prejudices....