HAGEL: 95%?

As of February 18, 2013, the Dublin based betting site, Intrade, has Chuck Hagel as a 95% favorite to be confirmed as US Secretary of Defense. I support Hagel and would hope his chances are that good, but I would put them at closer to 75%. Let's look at the parties and issues in this


When Chuck Hagel walks through a metal detector at an airport, he sets it off. He carries shrapnel in his chest from wounds suffered from his service in Vietnam. Now, multi-billionaire Sheldon Adelson and the Right Wing of the Israel Lobby (RWIL), which he finances, are trying to defeat Hagel's nomination to be Secretary of


Mitt Romney described President Obama's action to grant temporary relief from deportation to over 800,000 undocumented immigrants who met certain criteria as "political". Whoa! Mitt, you really know how to hurt a guy.  MEMO TO MITT Mitt, we need to talk.  President Obama occupies a political office. When he takes an action pursuant to a policy