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Blast Hits Afghan Capital Shortly After Hagel Arrives
NY TIMES ^ | 3/9/13 | ALISSA J. RUBIN

Posted on 03/09/2013 5:50:13 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

- A suicide bomber wearing a vest bomb struck outside the Afghan defense ministry on Saturday, killing at least 10 people in a blast just hours after Chuck Hagel, the new United States defense secretary, arrived here in Kabul.

And a short time later, another suicide bomber detonated his explosive in eastern Afghanistan before reaching his target, but killed eight children and a policeman, according to Afghan military and hospital officials.

(Excerpt) Read more at mobile.nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: afghanistan; appeasement; chuckhagel; defense; demagogicparty; hagel; hagelsecdef; obamafail; secdef; suicidebomber; terror; waronterror; waronthewaronterror
Obama and Hagel: pursuing policies that kill of innocent children AND weaken America's position in the world.

For these two clowns, that is "mission accomplished".

1 posted on 03/09/2013 5:50:13 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Was this a publicized trip?


2 posted on 03/09/2013 6:22:00 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Not unless it was carefully leaked.


3 posted on 03/09/2013 6:36:25 AM PST by battlecry
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To: SoFloFreeper

Where’s the muslim outrage?


4 posted on 03/09/2013 6:52:15 AM PST by SIRTRIS
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To: SIRTRIS

The moozlum outrage is everywhere and ever-present. That anyone who is not a moozlum exists fuels the fire.


5 posted on 03/09/2013 6:58:53 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

They had you bracketed Chuckie.


6 posted on 03/09/2013 7:10:39 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: battlecry

I spent a year at COB Speicher in Iraq (civilian bean counter). Every time our organization’s IT chief went outside the wire she got hit. Gratefully she was never injured. Same for our LTC. Our leadership trusts way too much.


7 posted on 03/09/2013 7:37:10 AM PST by gov_bean_ counter (Hope and Change has become Attack and Obfuscate.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Wussy terrorists couldn’t quite close the deal.

Shows that they didn’t think it was worth their while.

Thanks SoFloFreeper.


8 posted on 03/09/2013 7:54:44 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Welcome to the Big Leagues Hagel. It’s way past time for you to be practicing your “tighten my sphincter muscle” exercises.


9 posted on 03/09/2013 8:08:22 AM PST by upchuck (Waiting, hoping, begging for the straw. Time to bring pent up frustration to fruition.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Maybe this is why Rand Voted for him to be confirmed????


10 posted on 03/09/2013 9:04:51 AM PST by GraceG
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To: GraceG; All

LOL!

My first thought: ‘Aim small, miss small.’ *SMIRK*


11 posted on 03/09/2013 10:41:04 AM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

But...but...Islam is the “Religion of Peace”.....


12 posted on 03/09/2013 10:54:06 AM PST by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: SoFloFreeper

My last post should have read:

But...but...Islam is the “Religion of Peace”...../sarc.


13 posted on 03/09/2013 10:56:44 AM PST by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Bad timing. Better luck nex time.


14 posted on 03/09/2013 11:37:01 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: upchuck
I saw Hagel making a comment afterward on what had happened, and he seemed confused, somewhat disoriented and not quite sure what to say...he kept stumbling over his words, with long pauses in between.

Good God, please help us....this A-1 ahole, supposedly “in charge” should not be in the position he commands. And damn the politicians who confirmed his nomination.

Yes, it is a never ending battle when you are dealing with the infiltration of cockroach leftists, I know. But fight we must, our might is right, and WIN we will.

15 posted on 03/09/2013 1:31:40 PM PST by itssme
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To: GraceG

I, too, don’t know why Rand Paul voted for him. But he has redeemed himself in view of the filibuster and his vote and that of Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, and others AGAINST Brenner. From this point on, Rand Paul as drawn a line...I don’t believe he will make another mistake again like the Hagel vote.


16 posted on 03/09/2013 1:35:19 PM PST by itssme
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To: SoFloFreeper

I noticed the news said that people were killed and it was careful not to say wheteher Americans were killed. Just that word Peacekeeprs.


17 posted on 03/09/2013 4:33:35 PM PST by Chickensoup (200 million unarmed people killed in the 20th century by Leftist Totalitarian Fascists)
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To: itssme
I saw Hagel making a comment afterward on what had happened, and he seemed confused, somewhat disoriented and not quite sure what to say...he kept stumbling over his words, with long pauses in between.

IOWs it was exactly like his confirmation testimony.

18 posted on 03/10/2013 12:32:07 AM PST by TigersEye (The irresponsible should not be leading the responsible.)
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To: itssme; All

Ah, that is OK, a video will come out in a few weeks where a little girl will be shown delivering flowers to him on the tarmac.

The only smoke you will see will be the one reflecting in the mirrors....

Cannot let the Hilderbeast get a thunder thigh up on ya...dontchaknow..


19 posted on 03/10/2013 1:15:56 AM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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To: itssme
I don’t believe he will make another mistake again like the Hagel vote.

Unless it was his Kerry vote. The only Tea Partier who has gotten the Kerry, Hagel and Brennan votes correct is Ted Cruz.

20 posted on 03/10/2013 8:17:47 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hagel farted toward Jerusalem and blamed the Jews.


21 posted on 03/10/2013 9:22:56 AM PDT by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28- 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Colonel_Flagg
So Rand Paul voted FOR Kerry and Hagel, and AGAINST Brennan.

And Ted Cruz voted AGAINST all three. Ted Cruz is a sharp, knowledgeable, in-your-face, fearless Conservative and Patriot. That I do know, and I'm all for him and will support him in any way I can. Rand Paul is also sharp, knowledgeable, in-your-face, not as intense as Cruz but fearless non the less, and a Conservative and Patriot. Paul has slipped on the banana peel a couple of times, and it remains to be seen what he does after the filibuster.

I'm also interested in Mike Lee of Utah and his voting record. He and Cruz made a perfect team which grilling Holder recently. Does anyone know what happened to Paul Ryan, and his reasons for voting lately the way he has?

22 posted on 03/10/2013 1:21:07 PM PDT by itssme
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To: itssme

He must have taken stammering lessons from AH in charge.


23 posted on 03/10/2013 1:32:51 PM PDT by Pit1 (Obama is the pile in the road.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

All this after Barack Obama gave his “MISSION ACCOMPLISHED” speech to the United Nations praising the so-called arab spring where Islamists came to power establishing theocratic rule.

What a mess. Worse than Carter.


24 posted on 03/10/2013 3:26:56 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SoFloFreeper

A bomb went off near Hagel?

There yet is hope.


25 posted on 03/10/2013 3:40:21 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: SoFloFreeper

Did anyone else notice the shallowness of Hagel’s response to the bombing? “Uh, we’re at war... and some things like this happen because we’re at war.”

This, along with his astoundingly muddled responses during the Senate hearings, tells me there’s some signs of dementia happening with Hagel. Even without his stances vis-a-vis Iran and Israel, he never should’ve been considered for SecDef. I seriously think he’s in a state of mental degradation.


26 posted on 03/11/2013 5:34:46 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: ScottinVA

there’s some signs = there are some signs


27 posted on 03/11/2013 5:35:40 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: itssme
he seemed confused, somewhat disoriented and not quite sure what to say...

I should've read your comment before posting mine, because I essentially repeated what you're saying here. Something's wrong with Hagel, I believe. He seems incapable of putting a complete thought together, which tells me he may be suffering from some form of dementia.

28 posted on 03/11/2013 5:39:33 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Gun control: Steady firm grip, target within sights, squeeze the trigger slowly...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hagel kills


29 posted on 03/11/2013 5:53:29 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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To: SoFloFreeper
And a short time later, another suicide bomber detonated his explosive in eastern Afghanistan before reaching

his target

, but killed eight children and a policeman, according to Afghan military and hospital officials.

IF YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND THE DIFFERENCE.

moslems are filth. ALL OF THEM. And George Bush is just as much a muzzie lover as obama.

30 posted on 03/11/2013 7:07:59 PM PDT by bigheadfred
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