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Chuck Hagel To Resign

BARACK OBAMA’S SECRETARY OF DEFENSE GETS THE BOOT By FITSNEWS || Chuck Hagel – the only “Republican” in U.S. president Barack Obama‘s cabinet – is resigning his post as Secretary of Defense under pressure. Evidently his fearmongering wasn’t up to snuff … A former two-term U.S. Senator from Nebraska, Hagel…

BARACK OBAMA’S SECRETARY OF DEFENSE GETS THE BOOT

By FITSNEWS || Chuck Hagel – the only “Republican” in U.S. president Barack Obama‘s cabinet – is resigning his post as Secretary of Defense under pressure.

Evidently his fearmongering wasn’t up to snuff …

A former two-term U.S. Senator from Nebraska, Hagel and Obama bonded over their shared opposition to the 2003-11 Iraq War – which the president once referred to as a “dumb war.”  Less than three years after the end of that conflict, though, Obama has reengaged America’s military in Iraq – arguing such intervention is necessary to contain the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

Really?  Good luck with that … 

Hagel – who took over the Pentagon last February – lasted less than two years as Obama’s Defense Secretary.  He was nominated by Obama in January, but became the first Defense Secretary ever to have his nomination successfully filibustered.

The reason?  Warmongering U.S. Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham didn’t feel he was sufficiently hawkish.  In fact McCain and Graham went to great pains to paint Hagel as anti-Semitic because he failed to consistently offer a full-throated defense of the ongoing U.S. subsidization of Israel’s war machine.

Eventually, Hagel was confirmed … but he’s never been seen as a loyal “neoconservative” (a.k.a. warmonger).

In fact ever since his bruising confirmation fight he’s played second fiddle to General Martin Dempsey – chairman of Obama’s joint chiefs of staff and a proponent of sending U.S. ground troops back to Iraq.

According to The New York Times, Hagel was booted due to Obama’s “recognition that the threat from the Islamic State would require a different kind of skills than those that (Hagel) was brought on to employ.”

“The next couple of years will demand a different kind of focus,” an Obama official told the paper.

Translation?  The “thirty year war” with ISIS is on for real now …

This website is no fan of Hagel’s.  Like another former U.S. Senator, he became a warmonger when it suited his purposes – but it wasn’t enough.   And now Obama is burnishing his own warmongering credentials by showing Hagel the door.

Lost in the personnel change?  The abject failure of costly American interventionism abroad.  After spending fourteen years and $6 trillion on the first so-called “War on Terror”  (to say nothing of the human cost in lives, injuries, post-traumatic stress, etc.) – America is less safe, less free and less prosperous.

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59 comments

dj November 24, 2014 at 9:50 am

Will Obama nominate Putin or Assad?
Seriously.The Republicans should hold up ANY appointments or nominations by this muslim pResident because of his lawlessness on immigration and Obamacare.
Start with the DOJ nomination and the Sec of Defense. Susan Rice is making the decisions anyway.

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Smirks November 24, 2014 at 10:00 am

You’re a Muslim.

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dj November 24, 2014 at 10:03 am

You are a queer.Muslim’s don’t like queer’s nor do they think much of socialists. Careful. :-)

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Smirks November 24, 2014 at 10:03 am

Where’s your birth certificate?

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dj November 24, 2014 at 10:07 am

Locked in safe with my college transcripts.Where are Obama’s?

Smirks November 24, 2014 at 10:11 am

Sorry, but until I see your birth certificate you’re an illegal immigrant Muslim, probably a member of ISIS here to hurt someone.

Muslim’s don’t like queer’s nor do they think much of socialists. Careful. :-)

If that isn’t an admission/threat I don’t know what is.

dj November 24, 2014 at 10:16 am

No threat. Was just stating the fact that muslims don’t treat queer’s like you very well.

Smirks November 24, 2014 at 11:38 am

Muslims like you?

euwe max November 24, 2014 at 1:17 pm

That guy’s a Muslim for sure!

euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:11 am

Well, go get them.. we’ll wait.

Smirks November 24, 2014 at 10:12 am

Yep, don’t get mad at Obama not showing his transcript if you haven’t shown us yours, Sandi.

dl November 24, 2014 at 10:18 am

I was an honor student. You should be able to tell that.

Smirks November 24, 2014 at 11:38 am

I was an honor student. You should be able to tell that.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Rav9ijyyZk

dj November 24, 2014 at 10:21 am

Fax em to Texas or Tucumcari?

euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:23 am

Fax? I want the originals!!

dj November 24, 2014 at 10:29 am

Meet where? Moore, SC or on the Rio Grande?

euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:35 am

I suggest you hold a press conference. I’ll watch it on tv.

dj November 24, 2014 at 10:36 am

ok.

grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:13 am

dj is brilliant. You should follow his postings.

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grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:28 am

Must be what goes through dickjucgglers head over and over.. ” you are brilliant, thats what mom says, you are brilliant, that’s why you have no friends, you are brilliant, thats what mom says, you are..”

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Congrats Idiot November 24, 2014 at 10:33 am

dj appears to be a gentleman and scholar.

grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:38 am

Me thinks if he was a scholar he would know the difference between Sec of State and Sec of defense, but as long as its one big pot of partisan hatred he doestn care..

dj November 24, 2014 at 10:55 am

Obama is a partisan that hates America…I am a partisan that hates his world-view ,policies and desire to tranform (destroy) this countrty.

See the difference moron?

grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:08 am

Has it gone from Grand asshat..to Sandi..to “Guest” to DJ or dick juggler..ahhh the clever monkey has changed his name..clever monkey.

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grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:11 am

Excellent post. You are brilliant and I salute you.

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grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:12 am

resorting to impersonating other posters..oh how original. Asshats unite you have a new leader.

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9" November 24, 2014 at 9:54 am

Why We Lost: A General’s Inside Account of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars by
Daniel Bolger/excerpt :http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2014/11/excerpt-daniel-bolgers-why-we-lost/

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dj November 24, 2014 at 10:01 am

Barack Obama and the American hating Democrats in congress. No need to read it.

They are getting ready to surrender to Iran on nukes.

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Guest November 24, 2014 at 10:06 am

The stupid idiot comment of the day winner. Ignores all facts and goes full psycho partisan hatred..Remember when Bush surrendered to North Korea on Nukes, let Russia invade Georgia..(just like know not much he could have done but i digress..)of course not because you are an idiot. Congrats idiot..at least you have won something in your life.

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grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:11 am

so you just copied my remark and reposted..mmmm ok. thanks.

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Congrats Idiot November 24, 2014 at 10:14 am

The stupid idiot comment of the day winner. Ignores all facts and goes full psycho partisan hatred..Remember when Bush surrendered to North Korea on Nukes, let Russia invade Georgia..(just like know not much he could have done but i digress..)of course not because you are an idiot. Congrats idiot..at least you have won something in your life.

grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:07 am

The stupid idiot comment of the day winner. Ignores all facts and goes full psycho partisan hatred..Remember when Bush surrendered to North Korea on Nukes, let Russia invade Georgia..(just like now, not much he could have done but i digress..)of course not because you are an idiot. Congrats idiot..at least you have won something in your life.

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dj November 24, 2014 at 10:09 am

Post it ONE more time moron!!! Maybe somebody will read it. I didn’t.

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grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 10:09 am

thats why you replied…you fucking idiot. LOLOLOL

9" November 24, 2014 at 11:44 am

‘The man who doesn’t read is no better off than the man who can’t read.’

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Dave Chappelle I'm Rick James November 24, 2014 at 10:02 am

Say what you want about the U.S. wasting resources on battling ISIS…but they are some serious wackos–and they are well equipped.

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=3ec_1415293808

This is way different than when I was over there.

You be the judge.

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euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:08 am

serious wackos–and they are well equipped

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considering it took us 10 years to lose against IEDs and small arms fire.. what do you think it’ll take for us to defeat a bunch of untrained camel jockeys in jeeps outfitted with machine guns? Should we turn all of our manufacturing over to the military, to make nifty weapons like *they* have? [jealous pout]

…and when they get to America, will our Navy be able to deal with them?

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Dave Chappelle I'm Rick James November 24, 2014 at 10:14 am

No mention of God or Christians? You’re slacking euwe max.

Serious wackos –> Yes. Want to see more?

http://leaksource.info/2014/11/16/graphic-video-islamic-state-claims-beheading-of-former-u-s-army-rangeraid-worker-peter-kassig/

Be sure to watch both videos if you aren’t convinced that these guys are not cut from the same thread as the “IEDs and small arms fire” you previously mentioned.

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euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:18 am

No mention of God or Christians? You’re slacking euwe max.

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I figured you’d cover my slack.

So, what’s your solution – “all out war?” … and while you’re explaining, how about a little explanation of what Bush was doing over there during his “major operations.”

They had jets, they had bombs, they had tanks, they had anti-aircraft guns, they had… well, hell – they had more than ISIS!

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Dave Chappelle I'm Rick James November 24, 2014 at 10:26 am

Let’s not draw inferences (tisk, tisk). I didn’t offer a solution. In fact, I don’t even think I hinted at one. I merely point out what I’ve seen. That is, I can certainly distinguish these folks from the former.

Indeed, can anyone really act surprised when seeing this unrest among all the “fresh” lines drawn by english-speaking politicians less than 100 years ago?

euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:27 am

I didn’t offer a solution. In fact, I don’t even think I hinted at one. I merely point out what I’ve seen. That is, I can certainly distinguish these folks from the former.

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So you were there when the first tanks arrived in Bagdad?

Punji Sticks>M16's November 24, 2014 at 10:16 am

It’s the Vietnam movie reel being looped over and over again, just titled something else.

Time to dial up some more Peace Prize’s for Obama, but let’s give some to McCain & Lindsey too.

We can hold the ceremony in Guantanamo.

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euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:21 am

Sooooo scary…. I’ll bet the Marines at Iwo Jima wouldn’t want to meet *these* guys head on!

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Punji Sticks>M16's November 24, 2014 at 10:24 am

Not without air supremacy and artillery support.

:)

euwe max November 24, 2014 at 10:28 am

Since when have Marines needed air supremacy and artillery support to win?

Punji Sticks>M16's November 24, 2014 at 10:29 am

lol!

Police the world November 24, 2014 at 10:27 am

“Say what you want about the U.S. wasting resources on battling ISIS”

Why? It clearly has no effect on some people.

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CorruptionInColumbia November 24, 2014 at 8:01 pm

Too bad people like Obola, Lindsey, and McCain, want to keep sending people like this more arms and support, just so our troops can meet them face to face once again but not be allowed to defeat them.

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Fecal Matters November 24, 2014 at 10:19 am

When feces has run it’s course, dried out and lost all of it’s nutritional value for the common flies that have been feasting off it, the flies move on to another pile of feces.

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idcydm November 24, 2014 at 10:47 am

No longer a yes man.

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Peace Prizes for everyone November 24, 2014 at 6:04 pm

The problem with Hagel is that when he said he wanted “peace” he probably meant it.

So now it’s time for him to go.

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GrandTango November 24, 2014 at 10:47 am

WOW…If FITS did not report this Earth-Shattering, all-important news, I Never would have known. How prescient – and news houndish – you are.

You on the ball, providing such pertinent news for Columbia…w. such unique insight…we could not live w/o you FITS…LMAO….

PS: The GAME Coverage (the only thing that matters) id knocking the roof off the sucker over on SCPSD….

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grandtangosuglydog November 24, 2014 at 12:22 pm

“Over on SCPSD…” #sitenoonevisits #momdidugoonmysitetodaytherearenohitsatall! #whydoipostonfitssiteallday?

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erneba November 24, 2014 at 10:49 am

Let the scapegoating and and grandstanding begin. Obama is trying really hard to forget the results of this year’s election and making the people pretend it did not happen. Don’t try blaming it on someone else, it was you..

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dj November 24, 2014 at 11:19 am

Biden wants to cry about Obama throwing another veteran underneath the bus.
Wait until Hagel writes his book. He will be the 3rd Sec of State to essentially call Obama a traitor-not putting the best interests of the country ahead of his liberal/socialist politics.

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dj November 24, 2014 at 11:21 am

“Sec of Defense” athough I am sure most “Sec of State’s” feel the same.

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The Colonel November 24, 2014 at 8:25 pm

Quit, fired, whatever – in doublespeak Obamaland it makes no difference.

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ELCID November 25, 2014 at 1:19 pm

First Gates, now Hagel. Another book will be out soon outlining Obama’s failed Defense Strategies. Killing the messengers will not kill ISIS.

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pammylou December 7, 2014 at 4:36 pm

Why is ISIS riding around in US Equipment made in Texas for the US Special forces?

How did ISIS get all our equipment?
You think ISIS just appeared out of nowhere?
You want to kill them?
Hehehehehehe

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