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Hagel wins confirmation to lead Pentagon (Cochran, Johanns Shelby, Paul voted YES)
Wash Post ^ | 2/26/13 | Paul Kane

Posted on 02/26/2013 2:49:51 PM PST by jimbo123

Chuck Hagel won confirmation Tuesday to become defense secretary over objections to his views on Middle East security and the administration’s handling of an attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya.

On a 58 to 41 vote, the Senate confirmed the former GOP senator as four Republicans joined 54 Democrats in approving Hagel, ending a nearly two-month battle that included an unprecedented filibuster against the nominee.

The four Republican senators voting in favor were Thad Cochran (Miss.), Mike Johanns (Neb.), Richard C. Shelby (Ala.) and Rand Paul (Ky.). All 41 no votes came from Republicans.

The vote marked a foreign policy victory for President Obama,

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


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1 posted on 02/26/2013 2:50:04 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

I’m really surprise he didn’t get it unanimously


2 posted on 02/26/2013 2:57:58 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: jimbo123

I don’t get it.


3 posted on 02/26/2013 2:58:17 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: MestaMachine

RAND PAUL??????????????


4 posted on 02/26/2013 2:59:03 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: jimbo123

It seems to me that those who voted for cloture voted for approval as well, no matter how they voted on the final vote.


5 posted on 02/26/2013 2:59:11 PM PST by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Rand Paul is a Jew-hater, just like his father.


6 posted on 02/26/2013 3:00:11 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
Of the 4, Rand Paul? ...WTF?
7 posted on 02/26/2013 3:01:54 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: jimbo123
Rand Paul is a Jew-hater, just like his father.

And Now We Know!

8 posted on 02/26/2013 3:03:09 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: jimbo123

Sadly Cochran is up in 14. He has nothing to worry about as the Mississippi Tea Party is worthless


9 posted on 02/26/2013 3:03:49 PM PST by Sybeck1 (What has the GOP done today to gain your support in 2014?)
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To: jimbo123

While it true that only a small number of the population is Jewish but they have enormous influence in our Media.

See: Harvey Weinstein has Michelle Obama award best picture Oscar 2013

10 posted on 02/26/2013 3:04:22 PM PST by NoLibZone (We have the nation we deserve. I predict FR will hate GOP Candidate for 2016 , because of his shoes.)
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To: jimbo123

So Rand Paul is slippery. After Iran’s stated intentions to destroy us and our allies, there’s no excuse for allowing that nation to build and mount nuclear weapons.


11 posted on 02/26/2013 3:05:02 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: jimbo123

Either someone had dirt on these people, a great job offer when they leave, they are idiots or all three.

I called Johannes letting him know what a disappointment he is. It did not matter, he is quiting.


12 posted on 02/26/2013 3:05:15 PM PST by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: jimbo123

Boooo! Hissss!


13 posted on 02/26/2013 3:05:33 PM PST by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Well, sheeeeeeit.


14 posted on 02/26/2013 3:05:42 PM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: jimbo123

Whatever. Not a dime’s worth of difference anymore between the two parties. So why even bother.


15 posted on 02/26/2013 3:05:42 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: jimbo123

More prayers needed for Gods mercy.


16 posted on 02/26/2013 3:06:50 PM PST by right way right (What's it gonna take?)
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To: jimbo123

Obama hates Jews. Hagel hates Jews. Now Israel is supposed to continue sitting back as Ahmadinejad finishes developing nuclear weapons and trust in the American government to protect them? I hope and pray that Netanyahu is smarter than that.


17 posted on 02/26/2013 3:07:05 PM PST by Pollster1
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To: jimbo123

What could possibly go wrong?

I am very glad to not be in the Armed Services right now.

A frigging disaster.


18 posted on 02/26/2013 3:08:25 PM PST by upchuck (nobama fact #69: For each job created by the nobama administration, 75 people went on food stamps.)
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To: jimbo123; GeronL; AuH2ORepublican; BillyBoy; Perdogg; NFHale; justiceseeker93; SunkenCiv; ...

Only 4 traitors? Shocking.

Cochran and Shelby are old bulls.

Johanns in an establishment wuss from the same state as Hagel.

And Jr. Paul. Of the Paulitinian Pauls, voting to confirm an Israel hater. I guess Jr. Paul did not fall from the tree. Can’t say I’m surprised.


19 posted on 02/26/2013 3:08:32 PM PST by Impy (All in favor of Harry Reid meeting Mr. Mayhem?)
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To: NoLibZone

20 posted on 02/26/2013 3:08:43 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Rand Paul noted yes? I can’t believe it.


21 posted on 02/26/2013 3:08:43 PM PST by jersey117
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To: TexasCajun

There’s this crowd of libertarians who like to pretend they don’t hate jews


22 posted on 02/26/2013 3:09:10 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: jimbo123

C’mon pubbies...ask me for money. Ask me for support. If we don’t vote pubbie we get rats, socialists, progressives, commies.

We get them if we do vote for you clowns!

Rand Paul...suck my nose. The entire pubbie party can suck my nose.

You don’t negotiate with people whose agenda is based on two steps forward, one step back!

Jackwagons one and all!


23 posted on 02/26/2013 3:09:17 PM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: jimbo123

Congratulations, America. You have been had.


24 posted on 02/26/2013 3:09:17 PM PST by bergmeid (I told you so - now pass the ammo.)
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To: TexasCajun

There’s this crowd of libertarians who like to pretend they don’t hate jews


25 posted on 02/26/2013 3:09:24 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: jimbo123

“Rand Paul is a Jew-hater, just like his father”.

And a military hater. His politics are 100% a carbon copy of the old man, but he had to tone it down to win the KY senate race. He still tries to fool people into thinking he’s not like the old man. BS. Rand Paul is Ron Paul Jr. He’s an isolationist who thinks the US causes all the world’s problems because of our meddling in other countries affairs.


26 posted on 02/26/2013 3:10:54 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: dfwgator
>>>Whatever. Not a dime’s worth of difference anymore between the two parties. So why even bother.

I'm not. I'm DONE. The GOP is complaining about the impact of sequester....which is INSANE. Even THEY can't stomach any cuts.

I am also DONE having a discussion about "you can't split the vote...the dems will win "

GOOD. I'd rather get to the collapse faster than slower. It gives me time to rebuild this country while I can still have some living to do.

27 posted on 02/26/2013 3:12:23 PM PST by NELSON111
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To: jimbo123
"Rand Paul is a Jew-hater, just like his father."

Everyone knows that Iran has threatened many times to destroy our USA, too, along with exporting weapons and training to Afghanistan against our military forces. He doesn't really like America much, either.


28 posted on 02/26/2013 3:13:00 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: NKP_Vet

29 posted on 02/26/2013 3:13:51 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Rand must have believed some of the shoot his father blabbed about the Joos at the dinner table.


30 posted on 02/26/2013 3:14:37 PM PST by Yaelle
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To: Impy

I guess they got the warning. Remember how many of them voted to confirm Kerry?


31 posted on 02/26/2013 3:14:46 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: upchuck

The military is now just a putrid Petri dish for social experimentation. The Joint Chiefs aren’t worth the powder to blow them up. Literally. There is no one left to protect the Constitution...not the military, not the politicians, and certainly not the voters.


32 posted on 02/26/2013 3:14:58 PM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: jimbo123

A punk running the Pentagon. I guess it fits.


33 posted on 02/26/2013 3:16:05 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Progressive, Marxist liberals do not evolve, they morph into fascists.)
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To: jimbo123

Both of my Senators voted against this traitor.


34 posted on 02/26/2013 3:16:05 PM PST by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: dfwgator
"Not a dime’s worth of difference anymore between the two parties."

Was thinking about that last night. Before election, father-in-law asked me who I was voting for. He wanted a knee-jerk REPUBLICAN from me but I pretty much told him what you posted.

Quizical reaction from f-i-l.

35 posted on 02/26/2013 3:16:27 PM PST by hummingbird
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To: jimbo123; mickie
Rubio held firm.

Looks like he's the only cheese left standing alone among the young bucks we had high hopes for....Rand, Ryan among them.

I still have hopes for the young guy with the steely eyes and the funky haircut....mental block at the moment on his name.

Leni

36 posted on 02/26/2013 3:16:41 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: jimbo123
we are at the bottom of the barrel and still reaching. soooooo sick
37 posted on 02/26/2013 3:18:24 PM PST by easternsky
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Yeah. That one is messimg with my head.


38 posted on 02/26/2013 3:20:17 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: NoLibZone

Influential in the media like Matt Drudge, Andrew Breitbart, Mark Levin, Michael Savage, Michael Medved, Dennis Prager, David Horowitz?

Or maybe William F. Buckley’s partner Frank Meyer, or Ralph de Toledano? Murray Rothbard?


39 posted on 02/26/2013 3:20:45 PM PST by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: jjotto

It’s hard to reason with Ron Paul’s cult of Jew-haters.


40 posted on 02/26/2013 3:23:22 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jersey117

http://reason.com/blog/2013/02/26/rand-paul-continues-attempt-to-block-chu/print
according to this he voted no on cloture, said he didn’t know how he was going to vote, then voted yes. Hopefully he will explain his vote as he hasn’t been for Hagel.


41 posted on 02/26/2013 3:24:19 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: Yaelle
Paul's vote is so disappointing.

Its been so damn long since I've heard any good news coming from DC. Its really demoralizing.

42 posted on 02/26/2013 3:24:49 PM PST by skeeter
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To: skeeter
Its been so damn long since I've heard any good news coming from DC. Its really demoralizing.

Sometimes you have to hit rock bottom before you can start on your recovery. So, look on the bright side... we, as a country, are going to be starting that recovery pretty soon now.

43 posted on 02/26/2013 3:27:26 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: jersey117

It’s good you don’t believe Paul voted for Hagel because he didn’t. The story at the top of the thread is WRONG.

http://www.humanevents.com/2013/02/26/hagel-cloture-vote-passes/


44 posted on 02/26/2013 3:27:46 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Cyber Liberty

THANK YOU!


45 posted on 02/26/2013 3:29:39 PM PST by MestaMachine (Sometimes the smartest man in the room is standing in the midst of imbeciles.)
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To: jimbo123
WRONG!

Rand Paul did NOT vote for Hagel! Click Right Here.

46 posted on 02/26/2013 3:30:07 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (I am a dissident. Will you join me? My name is John....)
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To: Cyber Liberty

That was the cloture vote. The actual vote on his nomination came later.


47 posted on 02/26/2013 3:30:07 PM PST by EternalVigilance (Defend life, liberty, private property, national sovereignty, security, & borders. Keep the oath.)
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To: jimbo123

The U.S. just sent Israel a telegram: “Sorry, Israel; you’re on your own. Stop.”


48 posted on 02/26/2013 3:30:55 PM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Apparently, Paul was agin’ him before he was for him.


49 posted on 02/26/2013 3:31:32 PM PST by EternalVigilance (Defend life, liberty, private property, national sovereignty, security, & borders. Keep the oath.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

Rand Paul voted to confirm Hagel.

http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=113&session=1&vote=00024

Alphabetical by Senator Name
Alexander (R-TN), Nay
Ayotte (R-NH), Nay
Baldwin (D-WI), Yea
Barrasso (R-WY), Nay
Baucus (D-MT), Yea
Begich (D-AK), Yea
Bennet (D-CO), Yea
Blumenthal (D-CT), Yea
Blunt (R-MO), Nay
Boozman (R-AR), Nay
Boxer (D-CA), Yea
Brown (D-OH), Yea
Burr (R-NC), Nay
Cantwell (D-WA), Yea
Cardin (D-MD), Yea
Carper (D-DE), Yea
Casey (D-PA), Yea
Chambliss (R-GA), Nay
Coats (R-IN), Nay
Coburn (R-OK), Nay
Cochran (R-MS), Yea
Collins (R-ME), Nay
Coons (D-DE), Yea
Corker (R-TN), Nay
Cornyn (R-TX), Nay
Cowan (D-MA), Yea
Crapo (R-ID), Nay
Cruz (R-TX), Nay
Donnelly (D-IN), Yea
Durbin (D-IL), Yea
Enzi (R-WY), Nay
Feinstein (D-CA), Yea
Fischer (R-NE), Nay
Flake (R-AZ), Nay
Franken (D-MN), Yea
Gillibrand (D-NY), Yea
Graham (R-SC), Nay
Grassley (R-IA), Nay
Hagan (D-NC), Yea
Harkin (D-IA), Yea
Hatch (R-UT), Nay
Heinrich (D-NM), Yea
Heitkamp (D-ND), Yea
Heller (R-NV), Nay
Hirono (D-HI), Yea
Hoeven (R-ND), Nay
Inhofe (R-OK), Nay
Isakson (R-GA), Nay
Johanns (R-NE), Yea
Johnson (D-SD), Yea
Johnson (R-WI), Nay
Kaine (D-VA), Yea
King (I-ME), Yea
Kirk (R-IL), Nay
Klobuchar (D-MN), Yea
Landrieu (D-LA), Yea
Lautenberg (D-NJ), Not Voting
Leahy (D-VT), Yea
Lee (R-UT), Nay
Levin (D-MI), Yea
Manchin (D-WV), Yea
McCain (R-AZ), Nay
McCaskill (D-MO), Yea
McConnell (R-KY), Nay
Menendez (D-NJ), Yea
Merkley (D-OR), Yea
Mikulski (D-MD), Yea
Moran (R-KS), Nay
Murkowski (R-AK), Nay
Murphy (D-CT), Yea
Murray (D-WA), Yea
Nelson (D-FL), Yea
Paul (R-KY), Yea
Portman (R-OH), Nay
Pryor (D-AR), Yea
Reed (D-RI), Yea
Reid (D-NV), Yea
Risch (R-ID), Nay
Roberts (R-KS), Nay
Rockefeller (D-WV), Yea
Rubio (R-FL), Nay
Sanders (I-VT), Yea
Schatz (D-HI), Yea
Schumer (D-NY), Yea
Scott (R-SC), Nay
Sessions (R-AL), Nay
Shaheen (D-NH), Yea
Shelby (R-AL), Yea
Stabenow (D-MI), Yea
Tester (D-MT), Yea
Thune (R-SD), Nay
Toomey (R-PA), Nay
Udall (D-CO), Yea
Udall (D-NM), Yea
Vitter (R-LA), Nay
Warner (D-VA), Yea
Warren (D-MA), Yea
Whitehouse (D-RI), Yea
Wicker (R-MS), Nay
Wyden (D-OR), Yea


50 posted on 02/26/2013 3:31:39 PM PST by jimbo123
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