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Tue Jan 8, 2013, 06:34 PM

 

Israel Vows To Use Veto Power If Chuck Hagel Confirmed As U.S. Secretary Of Defense



JERUSALEM—Top-ranking government officials in Jerusalem confirmed Tuesday that Israel would exercise its longstanding, constitutionally granted veto power over American policy if U.S. lawmakers confirmed retired congressman Chuck Hagel as the United States’ next Secretary of Defense. “In light of Mr. Hagel’s worrying remarks on Israeli-Palestinian relations and questionable classification of Israeli interests as ‘the Jewish lobby,’ we consider him a highly inappropriate choice for Defense Secretary who stands far out of line with our national priorities, and therefore we are prepared to swiftly and resolutely use our official veto power over this U.S. action,” said Israeli government spokesperson Mark Regev of the legal maneuver that the small Middle Eastern nation has employed to block U.S. Cabinet nominees, U.S. legislation, U.S. international relations, and U.S. domestic policy over 1,400 times in its 64-year history. “Because congress does not possess the necessary nine-tenths majority to override an Israeli veto, they’ll have no choice but to head back to the drawing board and provide a Defense Secretary whom we find more suitable.” Sources confirmed that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had sent the White House a list of three individuals the Israeli leader considered appropriate to head the American military from which U.S. President Barack Obama could choose.

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Kooljas Jan 2013 OP
MrSlayer Jan 2013 #1
CaliforniaPeggy Jan 2013 #3
MrSlayer Jan 2013 #6
CaliforniaPeggy Jan 2013 #7
CaliforniaPeggy Jan 2013 #2
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Larrymoe Curlyshemp Jan 2013 #10

Response to Kooljas (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 06:36 PM

1. Wait.....What?

 

Is this satire?

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 06:37 PM

3. Click the link!

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:04 PM

6. Ah, the URL trick.

 

The Onion is great.

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Response to MrSlayer (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:05 PM

7. It truly is!

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Response to Kooljas (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 06:37 PM

2. I saw what you did, Kooljas!

And this is for you:

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Response to CaliforniaPeggy (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 06:42 PM

4. Too Funny CAPeggy!

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Response to Kooljas (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 07:05 PM

5. Funny as usual -- and, as usual, probably closer to the truth than we'd care to admit. nt

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Response to Kooljas (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 08:31 PM

8. On a more honest note maybe this will signal an end to Israeli control of our Congress

Which they have enjoyed since the minute of their formation with the theft of Palistine.

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Response to Kooljas (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:02 PM

9. LOL but those senators from both parties who vote against Hagel are in Israel's pocket. nt

 

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Response to Kooljas (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 09:59 PM

10. Hey, at least Bibi gave Obama three choices

 

He could've just told him to appoint Pam Geller!

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