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A Petty Decision by Obama

Kimbery Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:07 AM
The Bible also says its okay for 80 year old men to marry 8 year olds...
uh-ho Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 11:03 AM
I don't know that the Koran says its ok but it was Mohamed that the leader of the Muslims that did it. It has nothing to do with Christianity.
Wendy in AR Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:51 AM
Sorry, Kimbery, it is the Koran that says that, not the Bible.

It's official. President Obama has named former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) as his nominee for secretary of defense. Hence, we may be in store for the worst defense secretary nomination fight since George H.W. Bush's failed appointment of Sen. John Tower (R-Texas) more than 20 years ago.

The interesting question is, why? Why waste the political capital? Why pass over more qualified candidates who would sail through confirmation, including Michele Flournoy -- who'd be the first female defense secretary?

The most ridiculous answer is among the mainstream media's favorites: bipartisanship. According to Politico, the choice "appeals to Obama's bipartisan spirit." The...