Post Tagged with: "Secretary of Defense"

GOP View On Benghazi ‘Cartoonish’ Says Former Bush Defense Secretary (VIDEO)

Screenshot, Former Secretary of Defense, Bob Gates

Gates’ statements reflect what the Pentagon has been saying as well – namely that any military support could not have arrived in Benghazi in time anyway.

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Rape Culture In The Military: Why Is It Being Tolerated? (VIDEO)

A documentary on rape culture and its subsequent cover-up in the military; image  @SeniorsForADemocraticSociety

‘I was raped during military service and during my first assignment—that was 1988, I was 18-years-old, it was two weeks before my nineteenth birthday.’

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BREAKING: Senate Confirms Secretary Of Defense Chuck Hagel

BREAKING: Senate Confirms Secretary Of Defense Chuck Hagel

Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel was just confirmed by the United States Senate. The vote was 58 to 41.

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Lindsey Graham Does Bizarre 180 On Hagel In ‘Deference’ To President’s Choice (VIDEOS)

In an interesting contradiction, Graham claims there's precedent for censoring the mail, but ignores precedents for stronger firearms legislation.

Senator Graham really only has one goal and one focus: playing games and playing politics, regardless of who gets hurt.

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After The Repeal Of DADT – LGBT People Are Still Second Class Military Personnel

After The Repeal Of DADT – LGBT People Are Still Second Class Military Personnel

There’s plenty in the memo for everyone, including civil rights advocates and right-wing Christian bigots, to hate.

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SNL Sketch On Hagel Hearings Draws Ire Of Anti-Defamation League: Funny Or Anti-Semitic? (VIDEO)

Comics Bill Hader (as Lindsey Graham) and Jason Sudeikis (as Chuck Hagel) skew madly on SNL; @ The Daily Beast

It should come as no surprise that SNL saw the recent Chuck Hagel confirmation hearings as fertile fodder for their brand of humor; the ADL? Not so much.

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Panetta On Meet The Press: ‘Knives Out For Hagel,’ But Unenthusiastic About Selection (VIDEO)

Panetta On Meet The Press: ‘Knives Out For Hagel,’ But Unenthusiastic About Selection (VIDEO)

The consensus on this morning’s show seemed to be that Senator Hagel was unprepared for the confirmation.

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Vindictive McCain Spews Venom During Hearing On Former Friend Chuck Hagel

Screenshot from Senate Hearing on Chuck Hagel confirmation.

‘Chuck Hagel will make a very good Secretary of Defense. John McCain, loser of two Presidential campaigns…has never been very good at anything. Except maybe at holding a grudge.’

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Circular Firing Squad: GOP Attacks Latest Obama Nominee – A Republican

Circular Firing Squad: GOP Attacks Latest Obama Nominee – A Republican

Chuck Hagel is a Republican’s dream come true – a multimillionaire war hero entrepreneur and former red state Senator. Yet, the GOP is still upset.

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