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The Republican Obsession

xsnake Wrote: Feb 05, 2013 9:01 AM
Merely political frustration on the part of the repulsicans on the committee....conservatives specifically and the repulsican pahty in general have sided with Israel unflinchingly......the dems however, couldn't care if Israel was wiped off the map tomorrow. You see, American Jews are leftist first and pro State of Israel second.....the repulsicans are just trying to "smahten 'm up."

If last week's hearing for Chuck Hagel raised questions about his capacity to be secretary of defense, the show trial conducted by his inquisitors on the tribunal raised questions about the GOP.

Is the Republican Party, as currently constituted, even capable of conducting a foreign policy befitting a world power? Or has it learned nothing and forgotten nothing since George W. Bush went home and the nation rejected John McCain for Barack Obama?

Consider the great foreign issues on the front burner today.

Will the Japan-China clash over islets in the South China Sea, now involving warplanes and warships...