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A Petty Decision by Obama

Seawolf Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 7:44 AM
What ever happened to "My country, right or wrong"? I've never seen such division in my 73 years on this planet...obama is tearing the very fabric of this nation to pieces in his zeal to destroy this nation. Pandering to every group with an axe to grind whether real or perceived instead of leading by pointing out the great things done in the world at large by America and her citizens. His hatred for the rich which shows his racism borders on the obsessive. His bowing to dictators is disgusting and these morons re-elected this sorry excuse for a man because they have no skin in the game or are too ignorant of history to see what he is up to. When you are up to your ears in debt, you don't borrow more from the local loan shark, you cut.
Seawolf Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 7:49 AM
your spending. and you don't disarm innocent law-abiding patriots unless you fear them and wish to enslave them. hitler did it as did every other despot in history, if you think this guy who pushed a bill to deny medical care for infants who survived their own murder isn't the coldest snake ever to sit in the WH and wouldn't murder the citizens of this nation if it suited him, you are delusional. Impeach him over Benghazi and rid the WH of this pestilence.Someday we will rue the day we ever heard his muslim name.

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...