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Guess who may become Secretary of Defense (rhymes with Bagel)
Israel Matzav ^ | 11/8/12 | Carl in Jerusalem

Posted on 11/08/2012 7:29:31 PM PST by Nachum

President Obama's second term may include some cabinet reshuffling, and guess who might become Secretary of Defense.... Yes, Chuck Hagel.

Many believe that current Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is only going to stay on as long as he has to, and sources say candidates for replacing him are already being discussed.

Chuck Hagel, former Republican senator from Nebraska and good friend of the President’s, is being mentioned as a top candidate according to Politico.

But the prospect of Hagel in such a high-level position would be a cause for concern for the state of Israel seeing as he has a history of castigating the Jewish state while also downplaying the threat of its enemies.

“He is one of the most hostile critics of Israel that has ever been in the Senate,” Morton Klein, President of the Zionist Organization of America told The Algemeiner.

“There is only a handful of senators that have been openly hostile to Israel and Chuck Hagel is one of them,” he added.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelmatzav.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: defense; hagel; secretary
Yep, Barack has Israel's back... in his sights
1 posted on 11/08/2012 7:29:37 PM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

I’m predicting a world war.


2 posted on 11/08/2012 7:31:18 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


3 posted on 11/08/2012 7:31:33 PM PST by Nachum (The List was hacked- www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

He may hate Israel but I don’t think he hates the military as much as Obama.


4 posted on 11/08/2012 7:33:27 PM PST by ari-freedom (Election Day should be after Thanksgiving, not right after Halloween)
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To: Nachum

He was on PBS tonight. He looked like hell. I tuned him out but did wonder why he was on.


5 posted on 11/08/2012 7:37:01 PM PST by Selene
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To: driftdiver

Good. Let the bad blood out instead of sharpening the knives at the dinner table.


6 posted on 11/08/2012 7:37:31 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Nachum

He could appoint mayor Bloomberg as Sec Def for all I care. The sec def follows direction of the president ,
So it doesn’t really matter in the end .


7 posted on 11/08/2012 7:40:09 PM PST by Morris70
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To: Nachum
Hagel is a globally angry guy. i have never seen as much free floating hostility and anger in any public official. He makes Jon m look positively benign. I firmly believe he has on-going PTSD issues from Viet Nam. He eerily reminds me of a high school teacher who twenty years after VE Day was still wrestling with demons from the Ligurian coast in 44-45. hagel as Secdef is a really bad idea.
8 posted on 11/08/2012 7:40:20 PM PST by robowombat
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To: driftdiver

Same here, and it’s not going to be a walk in the park like the last 2.


9 posted on 11/08/2012 7:40:23 PM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Nachum

Glad Hagel is gone from my state, but worried what this douche-bag can do to the rest of the country!


10 posted on 11/08/2012 7:41:33 PM PST by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: Selene

Does anybody else besides me wish these scumbags would just disappear, go away, vanish or take a trip with Wylie Coyote?


11 posted on 11/08/2012 7:42:47 PM PST by biff (WAS)
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To: Nachum

Oh my God.


12 posted on 11/08/2012 7:43:16 PM PST by FryingPan101 (Thanks, Mitt and Paul! Honest. Sincere. Patriots.)
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To: Nachum

Yes, Chuck Hagel.

Then it should be “rhymes with F***”


13 posted on 11/08/2012 7:44:17 PM PST by max americana (Make the world a better place by punching a liberal in the face)
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To: Nachum

It appears Deb Fischer was on to something...

OMAHA, Neb. — Democrat Bob Kerrey got an atta-boy Thursday from former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel, who said the former senator would break the partisan “nonsense that’s literally strangling our country.” Republicans supporting GOP hopeful Deb Fischer in Nebraska’s tight Senate race scoffed and suggested Hagel was sniffing around for a cabinet seat under President Barack Obama.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/former-nebraska-senator-republican-chuck-hagel-to-endorse-democrat-kerrey-on-thursday/2012/11/01/ee55d170-2430-11e2-92f8-7f9c4daf276a_story.html


14 posted on 11/08/2012 7:44:56 PM PST by HollyB
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To: Nachum
>> the prospect of Chuck Hagel in such a high-level position would be a cause for concern for the state of Israel seeing as he has a history of castigating the Jewish state while also downplaying the threat of its enemies. “He is one of the most hostile critics of Israel that has ever been in the Senate,” Morton Klein, President of the Zionist Organization of America told The Algemeiner. <<

Jews get what they voted for.

15 posted on 11/08/2012 7:47:25 PM PST by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: HollyB; Nachum

UGH.

Hagel will be called the Marxist’s token Republican, when in fact, he’s just another traitor and Israel hater.

Pray more than ever for Israel and Prime Minister Netanyahu.


16 posted on 11/08/2012 7:48:55 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: BillyBoy

Not a fair statement. That’s like saying all US citizens voted for Obama and that is why was elected.


17 posted on 11/08/2012 7:51:55 PM PST by HollyB
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To: driftdiver
I fear a regional war, which will not escalate into a World War, but into a series of loosely coupled regional wars in which dictatorships attack and gain formerly peaceful countries, and in which the early stages of a Caliphate form.
18 posted on 11/08/2012 7:53:42 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: HollyB
>> Not a fair statement. That’s like saying all US citizens voted for Obama and that is why was elected. <<

If 70% of Americans voted for Obama, he would most definitely have a mandate for total socialism since "the people" overwhelmingly supported it. As it stands, half of America did not support him.

Let me know when half of American Jews start opposing the Democrat's agenda.

19 posted on 11/08/2012 7:57:02 PM PST by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: onyx
I sent Hagel a few e-mails when my son was in Iraq as to why he wasn't receiving an absentee ballot, and another one for something I can't remeber. Never got a response. Not even a "form" letter type response. Or a snail-mail letter.

This Hagel guy REALLY is a troll LIB posing as a Repub.

20 posted on 11/08/2012 8:05:14 PM PST by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: HollyB

Damn happy Deb Fischer defeated Hagel’s butboy, Bob Kerrey


21 posted on 11/08/2012 8:05:26 PM PST by RedMonqey (America: It was a good run.)
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To: MountainDad

That’s outrageous. Hagel is worse than a democrat. He’s a traitor to our military with an ugly agenda.

I can see it now: The lamestream applauding the Marxist for selecting a “republican.” Give us a break.


22 posted on 11/08/2012 8:12:27 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: Nachum

Sounds like BHusseinO’s choice for the job, if he hasn’t already promised it to Valerie Jarrett or “reverend” Wright, that is...


23 posted on 11/08/2012 8:13:30 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: BillyBoy

There are many Jewish Freepers, so Perhaps you should not speak for them.


24 posted on 11/08/2012 8:25:09 PM PST by HollyB
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To: onyx

It’ll be even worse than that. The msm will have the gall to call him a “Conservative Republican”. Bank on it!


25 posted on 11/08/2012 8:26:05 PM PST by rhinohunter
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To: HollyB

“There are many Jewish Freepers, so Perhaps you should not speak for them.”

Pray for the peace for Jerusalem!


26 posted on 11/08/2012 9:29:35 PM PST by longhorn too
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To: ari-freedom

Yeah, well, didn’t most of the Jews go ahead and vote for BO anyway. Doesn’t seem like they give a rats a#$ about Israel to me.


27 posted on 11/08/2012 10:00:33 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: onyx

I’m amazed he hasn’t picked Powell yet. He may be saving him for the VP slot once Jackass Joe ‘retires’ for health reasons.


28 posted on 11/08/2012 10:03:05 PM PST by rfp1234
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To: onyx

He should just appoint Colin Powell if he wants a token Republican. After all they are both black-sort of.


29 posted on 11/08/2012 10:03:16 PM PST by dandiegirl
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To: HollyB
>> There are many Jewish Freepers, so Perhaps you should not speak for them. <<

Perhaps I am tired of hearing fellow freepers continually claim that Catholics are "wholly owned by the Democrat Party" when 50% of Catholics vote for RATs, but Jews are "in play for the GOP" when 70-80% vote Democrat in every election for at least the last 80 years.

We have black freepers too, but nobody pretends black Americans are a "swing vote"

30 posted on 11/08/2012 10:42:34 PM PST by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: Nachum

31 posted on 11/08/2012 10:53:32 PM PST by rlmorel (1793 French Jacobins and 2012 American Liberals have a lot in common.)
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To: BillyBoy; dandiegirl

I tend to agree with you. Support for Israel is not a priority for the majority of Jews in this country, let alone the rest of the electorate. Oh, and for those that bring the biblical doom to this country for not supporting Israel, I guess you missed the last two presidential elections. The doom is already here.


32 posted on 11/09/2012 12:54:36 AM PST by ebshumidors
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To: rhinohunter

You’re right!


33 posted on 11/09/2012 4:11:48 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: rfp1234

You could be right and Colin likely has to ask Alma...lol.


34 posted on 11/09/2012 4:13:39 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: dandiegirl

ROTFL @ “sort of”


35 posted on 11/09/2012 4:14:35 AM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: BillyBoy

“Jews” (mostly jinos) who voted for Obullcrap do not support Israel or America (some may say they do, but by their vote they show they don’t).

I am surprised you don’t know this already.


36 posted on 11/09/2012 9:35:15 AM PST by Yehuda (http://jewpoint.blogspot.com)
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To: Nachum

And here I thought he’d choose WEASLEY CLARK the perfumed prince.


37 posted on 11/10/2012 5:20:47 AM PST by GailA (IF U will not keep your promises to the Military, U won't keep them to the public)
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