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Obama considering John Kerry
for job of defense secretary

Washington Post, by Karen DeYoung & Greg Miller

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Posted By:RUReadyY3K, 11/12/2012 10:27:37 PM

President Obama is considering asking Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) to serve as his next defense secretary, part of an extensive rearrangement of his national security team that will include a permanent replacement for former CIA director David H. Petraeus. Although Kerry is thought to covet the job of secretary of state, senior administration officials familiar with the transition planning said that nomination will almost certainly go to Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. John O. Brennan, Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser, is a leading contender for the CIA job if he wants it,

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A traitor. That´ll be a first.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: gollyneds, 11/12/2012 10:29:47 PM     (No. 9010152)

make him bring his medical records and medals to the confirmation hearing as well as proof he paid massachusetts sales tax for his yacht

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 11/12/2012 10:30:10 PM     (No. 9010153)

Jane Fonda for vp next???? Kerry served in Vietnam , you know ??

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Reply 3 - Posted by: leopardtwo, 11/12/2012 10:30:36 PM     (No. 9010155)

You mean that Big Bird will not get the post?
After all the publicity, we felt certain that would occur.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MassJim, 11/12/2012 10:33:48 PM     (No. 9010164)

Kerry´s appointment would prove the contempt that Obama holds for the military.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ribicon, 11/12/2012 10:35:39 PM     (No. 9010170)

Pee Wee Herman is unavailable; Jon Carry not a bad number two.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Kurto, 11/12/2012 10:37:42 PM     (No. 9010177)

I´ve never seen a picture of JFing Kerry with a smile. He always seems to have such a long face. Seriously, if 0bozo intends to destroy his own military, Kerry would be an excellent choice.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ruready?, 11/12/2012 10:38:45 PM     (No. 9010179)

Another way of viewing this is that Obama actually respects our military so much that he believes that it can currently repel any attack on Israel. It sure looks like every move that the makes is toward killing our military´s ability to defend Israel.

Just saying´

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 11/12/2012 10:38:46 PM     (No. 9010180)

I guess when someone in the armed services is awarded a medal Kerry would throw them at him.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: thatsomewhereplace, 11/12/2012 10:40:50 PM     (No. 9010187)

OMG! About to hurl!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Penney, 11/12/2012 10:42:50 PM     (No. 9010193)

Revenge motivates 0bama. Didn´t he say so?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hooter, 11/12/2012 10:51:44 PM     (No. 9010211)

What a insult to those serving.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: cjohn2979, 11/12/2012 10:54:28 PM     (No. 9010220)

Kerry called American soldiers war criminals who slaughtered innocent civilians. That is Obama´s kind of guy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Intentional, 11/12/2012 11:05:19 PM     (No. 9010243)

Inept.


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Reply 14 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 11/12/2012 11:10:25 PM     (No. 9010256)

Jean Francois should have been prosecuted when he went to Paris as a junior officer to "negotiate" with the North Vietnamese.

When that pompous gasbag traitor becomes SecDef then Jane Fonda ought to be Secretary of State.

If Obama´s trying to diminish this country in every conceivable way, he´s doing a bang-up job of it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Poliskeptic, 11/12/2012 11:13:50 PM     (No. 9010261)

Oh the irony.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: montanabound, 11/12/2012 11:40:46 PM     (No. 9010308)

Revenge. He is flipping the bird to the military.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: coldoc, 11/12/2012 11:58:46 PM     (No. 9010320)

Why the long face, john? Report for doody.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: LadyVet, 11/13/2012 12:17:56 AM     (No. 9010333)

That might even cause Paula Broadwell to resign her commission.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Barkingkangaroo, 11/13/2012 12:57:38 AM     (No. 9010349)

A president that hates his country appoints a secretary of defense who hates the military. Perfect. Our fore fathers would be shooting by now.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/13/2012 2:00:57 AM     (No. 9010385)

The Obama Administration is Incompetence Incorporated.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Safari Man, 11/13/2012 2:07:06 AM     (No. 9010391)

Wasn´t he dishonorably discharged?


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Reply 22 - Posted by: pineledger, 11/13/2012 4:01:11 AM     (No. 9010448)

What about the medals?

I think The Won does this just to drive us nuts.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: papasparky, 11/13/2012 5:03:25 AM     (No. 9010473)

If this mother of all travesties actually happens, the first official act of his tenure should be to have "DOD" branded on his treasonous behind with a hot iron. That way he´ll have a legitimate "seared in his mind" experience. If it is done on Christmas eve, all the better.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Trigger2, 11/13/2012 6:11:03 AM     (No. 9010518)

Three definite losers who always say and do as the messiah commands. No surprise, but goodbye USA.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: The Architect, 11/13/2012 7:54:52 AM     (No. 9010669)

OP - No, that would be the second. Zippy was the first.

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