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Levin: What Kind of Commander-in-Chief Would Nominate Chuck Hagel?

Petrus64 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 4:51 PM
Tell us Herman...let's leave Israel out it this for a second... Do You, HermanBB , think it's a good idea to give Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood a squadron of F-16s and 200 tanks? Come on... man up and answer a question. It's just the internet. You can lie or flip-flop or backtrack later, just like Hagel...
Petrus64 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 4:57 PM
Hello? Is this thing on?

Herman? Any chance you'll get off your Soapbox long enough to respond?
HermanBB Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:06 PM
To Petrus 64

Would I have done it? No.

But I heard on the news the equiptment we are giving them is no match for Israel's counterpart.

The fact that Israel isn't really complaining about this too much leads me to believe that is correct.
Usurped Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:29 PM
Maybe it's because it'll raise a stink that will have retributions from the Iman you pray to.

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