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Hagel takes aim at Limbaugh, Senate colleagues (RINO attack!)
CNN.com ^ | 11/18/08 | CNN

Posted on 11/18/2008 1:31:43 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

As his Senate career nears its end, Republican Chuck Hagel isn't holding back when it comes to criticizing members of his own party — including conservative talk radio hosts.

"We are educated by the great entertainers like Rush Limbaugh," Hagel said Tuesday during a speech in Washington, according to the Huffington Post.

"You know, I wish Rush Limbaugh and others like that would run for office," a sarcastic Hagel continued. "They have so much to contribute and so much leadership and they have an answer for everything. And they would be elected overwhelmingly. [The truth is] they try to rip everyone down and make fools of everybody but they don't have any answers."

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Nebraska
KEYWORDS: 110th; chuckhagel; conservatism; hagel; ne2008; rinos; rushlimbaugh; talkradio
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1 posted on 11/18/2008 1:31:43 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
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To: Mr. Silverback; AuntB; Tennessee Nana; calcowgirl; Allegra; indylindy; rabscuttle385

Ping.


2 posted on 11/18/2008 1:33:11 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (G-d watch over and protect Sarah Palin and her family.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

When Bagels attack ...


3 posted on 11/18/2008 1:34:17 PM PST by Tarpon (America's first principles, freedom, liberty, market economy and self-reliance will never fail.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Hagel prefers the tame New York Times.

RINO defined.


4 posted on 11/18/2008 1:35:03 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (SARAH *** JOE *** 2012!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
I think Rush does at time have answers. The answer he has never come up with is how to convince enough other people to go along with those answers to make a difference on a consistant basis. That's the true key to leadership.

As Newt found out, it's easier being a back bencher than a leader.

5 posted on 11/18/2008 1:35:07 PM PST by joesbucks (Sarah Palin: "I believe John McCain is the best leader that we have in the nation right now,)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Hagel, don't let the door hit you in the ass:-(o)
6 posted on 11/18/2008 1:35:38 PM PST by geo40xyz (BE PREPARED: Geo The Engineer says its HUSSEIN & the MSM fault for next 4 years:-))
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

With RINO’s like Hagel, who needs DemoRats?


7 posted on 11/18/2008 1:35:48 PM PST by The South Texan (The Drive By Media is America's worst enemy and American people don't know it.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Huck Fagel.


8 posted on 11/18/2008 1:35:55 PM PST by NeoCaveman (In pre-emptive compliance with the new Fairness Doctrine, this tagline is now blank)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
“[The truth is] they try to rip everyone down and make fools of everybody”

Or allow us a window into the minds of the power hungry, career politician.

9 posted on 11/18/2008 1:36:12 PM PST by wolfcreek (I see miles and miles of Texas....let's keep it that way.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Did Hagel retire or loose? In either case, did another Democrat take his seat?


10 posted on 11/18/2008 1:36:50 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (Join the Constitution Party)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Time for Chuck to go “sell shoes.”


11 posted on 11/18/2008 1:38:00 PM PST by freespirited (Honk to indict the MSM for treason.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

“They don’t have any answers.” Yo! Chuck, you cluelss twit. You haven’t even got the questions!


12 posted on 11/18/2008 1:38:26 PM PST by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: FreeAtlanta

He doesn’t “rip them down”. He pulverizes clowns like Hagel with a volley of pies to the face and seltzer down the pants.


13 posted on 11/18/2008 1:39:20 PM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Hey Schmeigel!!!!1didin’t your momma raise you to show a little respect to your betters???


14 posted on 11/18/2008 1:39:33 PM PST by Cheapskate (Play loud and carry BIG sticks!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Our fine “Republican” Hagel now joins the orchestrated Marxist assault on freedom of speech. He’ll probably sponsor the “Fairness Doctrine” bill that’s sure to arrive soon.


15 posted on 11/18/2008 1:39:43 PM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

You are so correct Hagel. They (Rush and others like him) do have so much more to offer. Truth, common sense, intelligence, sound doctrine, concern for America and Americans and not for selfish interest like you. Sure glad to see you go. Should have happened long ago.


16 posted on 11/18/2008 1:39:56 PM PST by mulligan (A)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

That RINO platform you stood on, Chucky boy, was the trap-door for the gallows of your career, dufus....


18 posted on 11/18/2008 1:40:41 PM PST by Red Badger (Never has a man risen so far, so fast and is expected to do so much, for so many, with so little...)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Hagel the Whore.
19 posted on 11/18/2008 1:41:22 PM PST by roses of sharon ("No socialist system can be established without a political police.", Churchill -1945)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
Fly away UpChuck Bagel, don't let the
door hit you in that fat head of yours.

20 posted on 11/18/2008 1:42:04 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (Palin/Jindal '12---Now dog gone it, you betcha!)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Sen. Hagel, Rush has thought about running for public office but he couldn’t take the pay cut. Also, since it’s easy for him to showcase products he approves of, he is beholden to no one.

Rush does not have all the answers, but he can explain the surface of the actions in Washington and in the mainstream media, and then he can delve deeper and explain what is REALLY going on under the superficial veneer. Sometimes it’s just refreshing to hear the truth.


21 posted on 11/18/2008 1:42:56 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
they try to rip everyone down and make fools of everybody but they don't have any answers."

Isn't there any way the real Republicans can get rid of this guy? I'll bet he even voted for Oboma.

The answer is simple. All the Republicans in Washington have to do is come home to their conservative roots. They're just too spineless to take the democrats on.

22 posted on 11/18/2008 1:43:29 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: ChicagoConservative27; MNJohnnie

RINO hunting season. ;)


23 posted on 11/18/2008 1:43:34 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (G-d watch over and protect Sarah Palin and her family.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/k6KUDv1wzraWhwlBt1

The Dem party is so far left now that the RINO’S have nowhere to go, unless they want to join the Communists on the left. Conservatives need to re-take the Republican party, if the RINO’S want to leave, let them. We’ll pick up more stay at home conservatives and common sense voters than the RINO’S can draw.


24 posted on 11/18/2008 1:45:24 PM PST by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Stand up, Chuck!


25 posted on 11/18/2008 1:45:24 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Arnie001

Troll much, Arnie? Perhaps you should whimper back to DU


26 posted on 11/18/2008 1:45:28 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (((The hell with buckling the seat belts - Load the guns!)))
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
... they try to rip everyone down and make fools of everybody ...

You're making a fool of yourself, Hagel. See ya'. The only thing worse than a RINO is a whining RINO.

27 posted on 11/18/2008 1:45:54 PM PST by LiberConservative (Typical white guy)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Hagel couldn’t hope to be 1% the man Rush would be in office.


28 posted on 11/18/2008 1:46:50 PM PST by wastedyears (Every FReeper is on Obama's Black List. He will try to have us all "taken care of." Mark my words)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

That’s the problem with some politicians. They think we don’t get irony.


29 posted on 11/18/2008 1:47:12 PM PST by RightWhale (Exxon Suxx)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

DAMN GOOD IDEA!!! WHY DON’T YOU RUN RUSH??

He originally said he would hate the anal exam that would follow entering a race, but they ALREADY have hit him with everything they got

LIMBAUGH 2012


30 posted on 11/18/2008 1:48:37 PM PST by Mr. K (Some days even my lucky rocketship underpants don't help)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
""We are educated by the great entertainers like Rush Limbaugh," Hagel said "

Don't look now dip-wad, but the polls show that Obama voters are the dumbest creatures on Earth. Just sayin'

31 posted on 11/18/2008 1:49:07 PM PST by avacado
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

What crawled up his . . . asterisk?


32 posted on 11/18/2008 1:49:30 PM PST by Old Grumpy
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To: Old Grumpy
What crawled up his . . . asterisk?

Barney Frank, most likely. ;)

33 posted on 11/18/2008 1:50:31 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (G-d watch over and protect Sarah Palin and her family.)
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To: Arnie001

Take a hike, loser.


34 posted on 11/18/2008 1:50:58 PM PST by Matchett-PI (2008 = The Year of the Toilet for 'RATS (They just don't know it yet))
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To: pissant

Time to change my tagline....maybe SHUT UP! Chuck.


35 posted on 11/18/2008 1:51:23 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights (SHUT UP, Chuck)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Hagel, Rush Limbaugh has done more to protect America’s freedoms and her way of life than you did in your entire Washington career.

‘Course, I’ve noticed, Chuckles, that you’ve never really made the case for your RINO philosophy to a national audience. Oh, you like to talk to your inside the Beltway pals about it...an echo chamber. But you don’t really bring that defeatist message to the masses, do ya, Chuck?

What a clown.


36 posted on 11/18/2008 1:55:35 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: Las Vegas Ron; KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

Good job guys, another troll bites the dust!


37 posted on 11/18/2008 1:59:13 PM PST by Issaquahking (Obama won the election, and America lost!)
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To: Las Vegas Ron

Yes, excellent work!


38 posted on 11/18/2008 2:00:47 PM PST by Cedric
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To: Issaquahking
Good job guys, another troll bites the dust!

I like that funny little high-pitched squeal they always make, when the lightning hits 'em. ;)

39 posted on 11/18/2008 2:00:59 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (G-d watch over and protect Sarah Palin and her family.)
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle
The idiot has it backwards. People like Rush actually have to have ideas and articulate them in the marketplace, in order to be successful and earn a living. The only thing pols are good at is sitting in committees deciding how to spend other people's money.
40 posted on 11/18/2008 2:04:35 PM PST by floozy22 (Somewhere in Illinois a village is missing a terrorist)
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To: Issaquahking; Cedric

Wow, that was quick


41 posted on 11/18/2008 2:08:26 PM PST by Las Vegas Ron (((The hell with buckling the seat belts - Load the guns!)))
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

42 posted on 11/18/2008 2:09:23 PM PST by aWolverine
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To: FreeAtlanta
Did Hagel retire

Yes. He was succeeded by the Republican Attorney General. I don't know how conservative.

43 posted on 11/18/2008 2:10:28 PM PST by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.)
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To: FreeAtlanta

Thank God Mike Johanns is taking over for this RINO disgrace...


44 posted on 11/18/2008 2:11:06 PM PST by BigMacGOP
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To: KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle

I am living in Nebraska and thought Hagel was a conservative republican when I voted for him. So much for what I know about what a conservative Republican should look like. Or maybe Chuckie changed his midwest stripes on us and decided to forget representing the folks and instead spent his last several years trying to cultivate a mavoric image by siding with, first McCain and when that didn’t get him enough power then he jumped over the aisle and joined the Rats and is not even a true RINO but is instead a deserter.


45 posted on 11/18/2008 2:11:09 PM PST by Oldsailor
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To: Lucius Cornelius Sulla

Mike Johanns...former mayor of Lincoln, former Governor, Ag Secy under W....much more conservative than Hagel...


46 posted on 11/18/2008 2:12:10 PM PST by BigMacGOP
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To: Oldsailor
I am living in Nebraska and thought Hagel was a conservative republican when I voted for him.

We all make mistakes. Take Al Franken's mom, for instance. ;)

47 posted on 11/18/2008 2:12:43 PM PST by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle (G-d watch over and protect Sarah Palin and her family.)
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To: Mr. K

Well, maybe not. He sealed his divorce settlement. Wonder what’s in it that he didn’t want known?


48 posted on 11/18/2008 2:25:36 PM PST by joesbucks (Sarah Palin: "I believe John McCain is the best leader that we have in the nation right now,)
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To: joesbucks

While I have no love for Hagel, I have asked myself if Rush and Hannity carry so much weight, how come we nominated an unqualified Republican for President and elected an unqualified person for President and, how come we were able to elect the greatest President, Ronald Reagan, without the help of either Rush or Hannity?


49 posted on 11/18/2008 2:26:58 PM PST by boxer21
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To: boxer21

Got asbestos?


50 posted on 11/18/2008 2:28:47 PM PST by Cedric
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