Posts Tagged ‘ Chuck Hagel ’

On the Sequester: In a show of solidarity with federal workers, Obama to give back 5 percent of his pay

April 3, 2013
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On the Sequester: In a show of solidarity with federal workers, Obama to give back 5 percent of his pay

In a show of solidarity with federal workers who are going to be furloughed as part of the sequester, President Obama plans to return 5 percent of his salary to the Treasury. The New York Times reports, “The voluntary move would be retroactive to March 1 and apply through the rest of the calendar year… The White…

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Insanely Unbalanced: Fox News invites Ben ‘Friends of Hamas’ Shapiro on to Discuss the Sequester

February 26, 2013
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As reported here, Chuck Hagel was the victim of a fabricated story. It began with a New York Daily news reporter, Dan Friedman, who stated that he was the unwitting source, which was then quickly posted by Breitbart.com with open arms, then circulated across the Internet like a speeding runaway train. There is no ‘friends of Hamas’ for…

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Trending on Twitter: Making up #FakeRightWingHagelStories so Republicans don’t have to

February 21, 2013
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As The Internet Turns. Chuck Hagel was the victim of a fabricated story. It began with a New York Daily news reporter, Dan Friedman, who stated that he was the unwitting source, which was then quickly posted by Breitbart.com with open arms, then circulated across the Internet like a speeding runaway train. There is no ‘friends of…

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John McCain’s reason for joining Hagel filibuster: “He said Bush was the worst president”

February 15, 2013
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Senate Republicans blocked former Sen. Chuck Hagel’s nomination for Secretary of Defense, which makes it the first time in American history that any nominee for Defense Secretary has been filibustered. This doesn’t come as a shock given today’s partisan politics which we’ve become so familiar with. But, John McCain’s reasoning is juvenile and just days…

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Classy Fox anchor defends John McCain: ‘Chuck Hagel reminds a lot of folks of Pig-Pen’

February 2, 2013
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After John McCain’s embarrassing neocon interrogation with Chuck Hagel, Fox News’ anchor weekend anchor Gregg Jarrett defended Senator McCain, while attacking Hagel in only what can be described as cesspool politics.  But, it’s Fox News, so that explains so much. Watching McCain repeatedly badger Hagel on his views of the troop surge in Iraq was cringe worthy.…

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Colin Powell just bashed the hell out of the GOP while saying Chuck Hagel is “superbly qualified”

January 13, 2013
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Colin Powell just bashed the hell out of the GOP while saying Chuck Hagel is “superbly qualified”

On NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday former Secretary of State Colin Powell said that former Sen. Chuck Hagel — President Obama’s nominee for Defense Secretary — was “superbly qualified” and would be a strong advocate for Americans in uniform. Powell continued later stating “I’m still a Republican” then bashed the hell out of today’s GOP.…

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