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Obama considering John Kerry for job of defense secretary
WaPo ^ | 11/13/2012 | Karen DeYoung and Greg Miller

Posted on 11/13/2012 12:59:44 PM PST by mojito

President Obama is considering asking Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) to serve as his next defense secretary, part of an extensive rearrangement of his national security team that will include a permanent replacement for former CIA director David H. Petraeus.

Although Kerry is thought to covet the job of secretary of state, senior administration officials familiar with the transition planning said that nomination will almost certainly go to Susan E. Rice, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

John O. Brennan, Obama’s chief counterterrorism adviser, is a leading contender for the CIA job if he wants it, officials said. If Brennan goes ahead with his plan to leave government, Michael J. Morell, the agency’s acting director, is the prohibitive favorite to take over permanently. Officials cautioned that the White House discussions are still in the early stages and that no decisions have been made.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: johnkerry; obama; traitor; traitorwithin
This has probably been posted before, but if Zero truly aims to destroy the moral and esprit de corps of our armed forces, selecting this traitor as Defense Secretary would be an inspired choice.
1 posted on 11/13/2012 12:59:50 PM PST by mojito
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To: mojito

The Lebanese twins will factor into the scenario. John Kerry has just been dropped into the scandal.


2 posted on 11/13/2012 1:01:42 PM PST by RummyChick
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To: mojito

I don’t know if anybody knows this, but John Kerry did serve in Vietnam, by the way.


3 posted on 11/13/2012 1:03:48 PM PST by GilesB
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To: mojito

About the only way that Massachusetts can end his stay as a U.S. Senator! Why not put Elizabeth Warren in the Obama administration, too? Then, Massachusetts can start anew!


4 posted on 11/13/2012 1:04:20 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: mojito

Oh right, just the guy we need for the job! What F’n retard even suggested it? OK, I know he had an outstanding war record, they say he even served in Vietnam and received many life threatening wounds that earned him 3 purple hearts. Sorry bad pick! Find someone else we can “Trust”, not a political opportunist and questionable Traitor.


5 posted on 11/13/2012 1:08:23 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft (Who we elect is not as important as who they bring in with them.)
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To: mojito

Maybe John F’n Kerry will hit on Holly, since he is an experienced gigolo.


6 posted on 11/13/2012 1:08:45 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: mojito

Is Jane Fonda his second choice?


7 posted on 11/13/2012 1:09:16 PM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: GilesB
"I don’t know if anybody knows this, but John Kerry did serve in Vietnam, by the way."

And he must have been kicked in the head every day he was there.

8 posted on 11/13/2012 1:09:16 PM PST by Average Al
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To: mojito

Socialist - check
Anti-American - check
Married into uber-wealthy elitism - check
Opposed to industry and productivity - check
Never held a real job - check
Willing to exempt himself from rules which oppress fellow citizens - check
Proven coward - check
Absolute contempt for rule of law - check

Looks like a good Dem candidate to me!


9 posted on 11/13/2012 1:11:18 PM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: mojito

The only upside of this is it might give Scott Brown the chance to win that Senate seat in a special election.


10 posted on 11/13/2012 1:12:42 PM PST by arista
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To: arista

Brown is finished.


11 posted on 11/13/2012 1:14:17 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: mojito
He'll be ringing Valerie Jarret's posh condominium door no doubt!


12 posted on 11/13/2012 1:15:14 PM PST by COBOL2Java (The GOP-e said "Beat a Marxist with a Liberal!" What a colossal blunder.)
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To: mojito

Nothing more than a big FU to our military.


13 posted on 11/13/2012 1:16:13 PM PST by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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To: mojito

...if anyone needed another example of Odungo’s hatred of the US........here it is


14 posted on 11/13/2012 1:21:35 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: mojito
Wonder if that *Form* he never produced about his discharge from the military would have to come up in senate approval hearings?
Oh, that's right, Mitch McConnell minority leader, never mind.
15 posted on 11/13/2012 1:21:51 PM PST by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: mojito

Well, it is a way to get him out of the Senate.


16 posted on 11/13/2012 1:21:58 PM PST by Rio (Tempis Fugit.)
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To: crosshairs
"Nothing more than a big FU to our military."

That's what I was thinking. ONLY JANE FONDA would be a worse choice....and just barely.

17 posted on 11/13/2012 1:28:45 PM PST by SENTINEL (Election 2012....One more false prophecy by FLDS/LDS "prophet" Joseph Smith)
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To: mojito

This is a wise choice on the part of Bronco Bama.

Kerry has so many Purple Hearts that he has to carry them around in a wheelbarrow.

He is one smart cookie too. Look how he got his clammy hands on the ketchup fortune just by looking like a member of the Addams family.


18 posted on 11/13/2012 1:30:52 PM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: mojito

Might as well, just look at what a great job John F’n did as Obama’s debate sparring partner.


19 posted on 11/13/2012 1:31:26 PM PST by bigbob
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To: Bringbackthedraft

SFI selects SFI.


20 posted on 11/13/2012 1:37:00 PM PST by Huskerfan44 (Huskerfan44)
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To: mojito
Live from New York, it's Saturday n-i-g-h..

It's not...this is a real story?

Lord have mercy.

21 posted on 11/13/2012 1:38:47 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: mojito

No way No how...


22 posted on 11/13/2012 1:40:45 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: mojito

Absolutely NOT!!

Kerry has done NOTHING in the senate for 20+, he was a coward in the Navy and was dishonorabvly dsicahrged beforwe he was honoeably discharged (by none other than Jimmuh Cahteh).

If zero pursues this, it should be MORE than enough cause for the military (and patriotic Americans) to rise up in revolt!!’No, No, No, a 1,000,000 times NO!!!!!


23 posted on 11/13/2012 1:41:26 PM PST by DustyMoment (Congress - another name for white collar criminals!!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Blasphemes brothers-in-arms for own, selfish political advantage - check

Pretends to be wounded warrior to get Purple Hearts and early-out - check

24 posted on 11/13/2012 1:42:52 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: mojito
Still haven't learned to quit dabbing your foot in the water have you, John.


25 posted on 11/13/2012 1:44:06 PM PST by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: IbJensen
Look how he got his clammy hands on the ketchup fortune just by looking like a member of the Addams family.

First question at the confirmation hearing:

"Why the long face, John?"

26 posted on 11/13/2012 1:45:19 PM PST by Ole Okie
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To: Rio
Well, it is a way to get him out of the Senate.

And I'm sure that Massachusetts can come up with a Fake Eskimo or a Fake Polynesian to replace him...


27 posted on 11/13/2012 1:46:18 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Maybe a Rino former Governer?


28 posted on 11/13/2012 2:02:43 PM PST by Huskerfan44 (Huskerfan44)
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To: GilesB
"Sworn in by a fool and vouched for by a scoundrel."
29 posted on 11/13/2012 2:03:32 PM PST by carlo3b (Less Government, more Fiber..)
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To: RummyChick

John Kerry is linked to Jill Kelly’s sister.
She was visiting a big democratic event and Kerry very much liked her 4 year old son. (seriously!)


30 posted on 11/13/2012 2:07:06 PM PST by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: mojito

...who served in Vietnam.
And became a America-hating supporter of pro-communist forces.

Anyway, no surprise. He would be working for an America-hating supporter of the ideology that hates us and everything good in the world.


31 posted on 11/13/2012 2:07:26 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: mojito

John Kerry actually ran for president! That was the democrat party’s second attempt to give us a marxist president. The first was jimmy carter, and it succeeded. Their third attempt also succeeded.


32 posted on 11/13/2012 2:14:13 PM PST by I want the USA back
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If Barky does this, it will be one of the biggest middle fingers he’s ever given to America.


33 posted on 11/13/2012 2:28:04 PM PST by TheConservativeParty ( Andrew Breitbart "War". 1455 days until Nov.8,2016)
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To: GilesB

” I don’t know if anybody knows this, but john kerry did serve in Vietnam.”

It was my understanding that he vacationed there for a few months.
Picked up some trinkets and a paper cut and came home.


34 posted on 11/13/2012 2:28:04 PM PST by Pompah
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
Why not put Elizabeth Warren in the Obama administration, too?

Bureau of Indian Affairs? Secretary of the Inferior?

35 posted on 11/13/2012 2:57:42 PM PST by I Drive Too Fast
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To: mojito

Oh God no!

I would rather them dig up Les Aspin’s rotted corpse and name him SecDef again than see that admitted war criminal become SecDef.


36 posted on 11/13/2012 2:59:35 PM PST by 2CAVTrooper ( For those who have had to fight for it, freedom has a flavor the protected shall never know.)
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To: arista

We don’t need Scott Brown. He’s a traitor.


37 posted on 11/13/2012 3:07:00 PM PST by DrewsMum
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To: mojito; All

Didn’t J F’n Kerry testify against his Brothers-in-Arms at the Paris Peace Talks? This is an OUTRAGE!


38 posted on 11/13/2012 3:28:39 PM PST by originalbuckeye
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“I don’t know if anybody knows this, but John Kerry did serve in Vietnam, by the way.”.....

Yes, he was the guy who threw a gernade (just for fun) and wound up getting a shrapnel wound and ultimately the purple heart. Some great “Defense Secretary” he would make....(sarc)


39 posted on 11/13/2012 3:48:07 PM PST by DaveA37
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To: GilesB

I did not know that. Hey did you know John Kerry served in Vietnam?


40 posted on 11/13/2012 3:51:52 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Aevery_Freeman

You think this is bad, he is also making Susan Rice Sec. of state. Not he “might”, he WILL. She WILL be Sec. of state. It has already been decided. Can you believe this? And Obama is just getting started here with 1,453 more days to go. This country is going to be in absolute ashes when this POS is through.


41 posted on 11/13/2012 4:02:54 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: mojito

What a disgrace to everyone that served in Vietnam!!!!!


42 posted on 11/13/2012 4:03:03 PM PST by johnd201 (johnd201)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Just another n***** nation now!

(see Africa/Kenya)

43 posted on 11/13/2012 4:20:58 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (All Y'all White Peoples is racist!)
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To: Aevery_Freeman

Yep. Well there is one bright side: He can’t blame Bush anymore and I’m going to very interested what they say when the Kenyan raises the unemployment percentage into the double digits.


44 posted on 11/13/2012 4:48:26 PM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: GilesB

He’s a lying traitor that lied under oath when he said he had witnessed and “participated” in war crimes during his lengthy tour of 4 months in country. Many “Winter Soldiers” who testified had never sat food in country. Others were liars that never left the states. Kerry has despised the US military for his entire life. So he would make a perfect Sec of Defense for his military/American-hating boss.


45 posted on 11/13/2012 5:42:28 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: I Drive Too Fast

Bureau of Fake Indian Affairs.-Even better.


46 posted on 11/13/2012 7:14:54 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: arista

Trying to get ANYBODY with an “R” next to their name to, actually, win ANYTHING in Massachusetts is next to impossible, especially at the highest levels of Massachusetts political office.


47 posted on 11/13/2012 7:21:02 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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