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Chuck Hagel Supports Paring Down
Pentagon, Cutting Nuclear Arsenal

Breitbart´s Big Peace, by AWR Hawkins

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/11/2013 11:44:05 AM

A quote from former Senator Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) regarding the Pentagon is making the rounds as he tries to win converts to his side to support his nomination for Secretary of Defense. Speaking in 2011, Hagel said: The Defense Department, I think in many ways has been bloated... We´ve taken dollars, we´ve taken programs, we´ve taken policies out of the State Department, out of a number of other departments and put them over in Defense... The abuse and the waste and the fraud is astounding. It always is in war... I think the Pentagon needs to

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It is so terribly disturbing that these traitors do not care about defending this country. I just finished Killing Kennedy and it is stunning to be reminded how different the Democrats are now. They actually were concerned about the security of our country. Communism was deemed as a true threat, now it´s a badge of honor with this regime.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: alloysteel, 1/11/2013 11:54:58 AM     (No. 9110810)

Reducing the nuclear arsenal and cutting back our military presence are both admirable goals - if you are living in a world of Smurfs.

But in this really brutal universe in which we actually exist, there is only crime that is invariably punished to the fullest extent possible, and that is stupidity. Not the ordinary kind that grows out of ignorance, or sloth, but the willful intention of denying clear fact even when it has been repeated demonstrated. We live in a dangerous world, made all the more so by becoming defenseless potential victims. This virtually guarantees that the very worst thing that could happen, will happen, and nobody will be grateful for your pre-emptive surrender.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/11/2013 11:59:38 AM     (No. 9110822)

Obama: "I will have more flexibility after the election"
Medvedev: " I will relay your message to Comrade Putin"

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bighambone, 1/11/2013 12:00:53 PM     (No. 9110825)

If Obama did not believe that Hagel would follow along with whatever initiatives that he proposes to seriously downsize the defense establishment, and especially the future expeditionary capabilities of the military, as the liberals want, so as to keep the US from intervening abroad militarily in the future, Obama would have never nominated Hagel.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rotten In Denmark, 1/11/2013 12:04:01 PM     (No. 9110834)

I am sure the Pentagon s bloated. I believe we have more admirals and generals than we had in WW2?

No on cutting nuclear arsenal, should be upgrading and adding IMHO.

Hew likely wont survive the process, I think this was an in-your-face-slap from the Won more than picking Hegel because of his views.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 1/11/2013 12:04:58 PM     (No. 9110837)

It´s getting to the point where Russia or China could actually take over the U.S. by force. Doesn´t Obama realize that he will not be able to continue in power if that happens? Maybe he thinks he will, or maybe he has been told by Putin that he will, but we know what communist promises are worth.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grambo, 1/11/2013 12:13:05 PM     (No. 9110855)

Using missile technology that Loral was allowed by Bill Clinton’s Commerce Department to be sold to the Chinese (in return for illegal campaign contributions), North Korea can now strike the continental US with an ICBM. Now this Democrat administration is doubling down on Clinton’s perfidy by declawing US defenses even more. You have to give the Democrats credit for consistency.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/11/2013 12:15:52 PM     (No. 9110863)

So, do we have a Military Industrial Complex or not?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: belwhatter, 1/11/2013 12:30:53 PM     (No. 9110896)

At what point in Hagel´´s career did he become ripe for the picking off?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Penney, 1/11/2013 1:53:09 PM     (No. 9111100)

´Peace Through, ...WEAKNESS?!!´ ...What is wrong with this picture?!

Hagel is still a dunce. Nothing good can come of this, yet ANOTHER bad 0bama choice. mmm mmm mmm

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