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Obama Lurches Left With Pick of Hagel for Defense

wpqr Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 1:19 PM
Excerpt form article that appeared in FOX News four months ago:. The U.N. atomic agency has received new and significant intelligence over the past month that Iran has moved further toward the ability to build a nuclear weapon, diplomats tell The Associated Press. They say the intelligence shows that Iran has advanced its work on calculating the destructive power of an atomic warhead through a series of computer models that it ran sometime within the past three years. The diplomats say the information comes from Israel, the United States and at least two other Western countries. The time-frame is significant because if the International Atomic Energy Agency decides that the intelligence is credible, it would strengthen its...
HermanBB Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 2:15 PM
To wprq

Be honest.

Did you believe the same crowd when they told us about Iraq's WMDs' 10 years ago?
Tea Party in Wisconsin formerlyTea Party Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 3:14 PM
Well they will show up, Saddam sent them to ASSAD, you are hearing stories about them these days and the apparent false flag attack on the Syrians which will be blamed on ASSAD by the world. Mean while the real perp parks his skinny carcass in the White House..Benghazi for example..the Pharoah had Stevens ship miltiary grade weapons to al Queda in Syria enabling them to defeat Assad. And trust me, ASSAD is no angel and guilty
of atrocities.
wpqr Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 3:21 PM
It doesn't categorically mean they are wrong about Iran.
HermanBB Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 4:05 PM
To wpqr

No but they have the same agenda.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 5:48 PM
Tea Party -- that theory that Saddam shipped WMD to Syria is the stupidest idea that has come down the pike in a long time. Think about what it means. It means that Saddam had rather die than use WMD on Americans. If that is true, then the war was CERTAINLY unjustified because he certainly was not a threat.
Barack Obama, we have been told by his admirers on the left and right, is an instinctive centrist, a moderate always ready to negotiate compromises, a politician deeply interested in the nuances of public policy.

His image as a centrist took hold at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, where he gave a speech hailing not the blue states or the red states but the United States of America.

But over the course of Obama's first term, this analysis increasingly sounded like wishful thinking. And never more than during the past week, with the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of...