Senate panel approves Hagel nomination as Pentagon chief

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drmorocco wrote:

“Hagel’s nomination has faced stiff opposition from some of his fellow Republicans, who raised questions about whether he was sufficiently supportive of Israel and tough on Iran.”

The US Taxpayer should be concerned that US Senators are more worried about Israel than the US Armed Service Personnel and the the US Taxpayer. These are the same bunch of dogs that sacrificed thousand of US lives in IRAQ and nearly bankrupted the US Taxpayer for Israel. It is a shame to see they care more about being in office than they care about their own country and its’ people.

Feb 12, 2013 5:35pm EST  --  Report as abuse
flashrooster wrote:

How petty and pathetic that 11 Republicans would vote against Hagel’s confirmation. Petty, pathetic, and consistent with being Republican. Hagel is fully qualified for the position. Stating that our interests and Israel’s aren’t always the same is hardly reason not to confirm this American. Geez, he risked his life fighting for this country. How many of those who voted against Hagel today can make that claim? The Republicans are the enemy of the US.

Feb 12, 2013 5:40pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AlDorman wrote:

Fifth-column traitors for Israel.

Feb 13, 2013 1:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
pilgrimson wrote:

The Republican Party is generally pathetic. They were silent and passive while Bush and Rumsfeld and Wolfowitz were committing their war crimes and bankrupting the country. Lincoln himself would not be welcome in the party today.

Feb 13, 2013 6:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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