Post Tagged with: "Secretary of Defense"

So, About That ‘Stand Down’ Order In Benghazi From Hillary– IT NEVER HAPPENED (VIDEO)

So, About That ‘Stand Down’ Order In Benghazi From Hillary– IT NEVER HAPPENED (VIDEO)

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta just THOROUGHLY debunked Fox News’ favorite conspiracy theory.

by Sarah· · News
Via Politico

Cruz And Do-Nothing GOP Leadership Openly Plot Extortion On The Confirmation Process And Budget

President Obama’s nominations for Attorney General, Secretary of Defense and some 28 judicial pending nominations to the federal courts will be in play when the circus comes back to town in 2015. Cruz, McConnell and the other GOP clowns have a really big show planned.

by Debi Johnson-Champ· · News
Screenshot, Former Secretary of Defense, Bob Gates

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

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.

by Abby Miller· · News
A documentary on rape culture and its subsequent cover-up in the military; image  @SeniorsForADemocraticSociety

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

‘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.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
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.

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

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

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

by Tiffany Willis· · News
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.

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

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

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.

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News
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.

by Shannon Barber· · News
Screenshot from Senate Hearing on Chuck Hagel confirmation.

Vindictive McCain Spews Venom During Hearing On Former Friend Chuck Hagel

‘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.’

by Deborah Montesano· · News
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.

by Deborah Montesano· · News