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A Petty Decision by Obama

olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 10:02 AM
Simple answer is that the Jews are a race now, not a religion....since WW2, they have drifted away from what at one time they were....Those who made to the promise land were Hebrews, and around 750bc called theirselves Jews, a lot of Hebrews would not leave and stayed as slaves. Today you have Jews who are Christians, and belong to different religions with some having no religion at all......so one cannot throw them into one basket and say they are all a like.

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...