I'll be damned... Rumsfeld quits

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    Thats what I hear the President is going to announce today
     
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    Well this will be interesting to see who will replace him. With all the budget cuts and re-organizations we've been doing in the military the last few years, will we be in for a big shake-up?
     
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    I think the big question is, can we get someone qualified through a confirmation process.
     
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    No that is a joke
     
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    He might as well beat them to the punch. All we're in for now is probably impeachment proceedings and anti-war punitive "investigations" and Rumsfield certainly would have been lined up as one of their targets. :coffee3:
     
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    New guy: Bob Gates

    Who is he?
     
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    Looks like Robert Gates is going to be the Presidents choice to be the next Sec. of Defense.

    Former CIA Head.

    Present, he the President of a University in Texas.
     
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    looks like the President was putting this in the works for a while and this likely would have happened regardless how the election turned out. Of course, this isnt going to stop Democrats from claiming its another victory.

    It probably is time for new blood there though.
     
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    probably just the tip of the iceberg too. It will be interesting to see how many sacrificial lambs the current administration will give up before the libs/Dems are satisfied.

    If the Dems focus on investigations and impeachments, they wont do anything else, which is both a comfort and a worry.
     

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