Chuck gets chucked — and that’s a good thing — for Chuck

Remember almost two years ago when former Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel appeared before the Senate Armed Services Committee for confirmation hearings to become the next Secretary of Defense.  Some of us cringed as we

Obama plays politics – rules out ground troops in “war” against ISIS

One day after Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Martin Dempsey and US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel suggested that US ground troops might be necessary to defeat ISIS, President Obama hurriedly reconfirmed to service

They Stuck Us with Chuck

Eighteen spineless wonders in the Senate voted for cloture, ending debate over Hagel’s nomination.  Instead of a 60 vote requirement to end a filibuster,  the result was the need for only a simple majority of

Chuck Hagel’s confirmation vote – why the Republicans are in trouble

It’s being reported that some Senate Republicans are considering a filibuster regarding the nomination of Senator Chuck Hagel for the Cabinet post of Secretary of Defense.  Senators Lindsay Graham (R-SC) and James Inhofe (R-OK)