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SecDef cleans house at the Air Force offices

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    I'll say this for Gates: He doesn't fuck around. He shoved the Army secretary out on his ass last year because of the problems at Walter Reed. Have to say I'm very happy to see a SecDef who's willing to do the right thing, even if that involves whacking political appointees (Wynne's previous employer was General Dynamics).
  2. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    See....this is a much bigger and more important story than any bullshit that's going on with the campaign trail. But too many journalists and too many Americans are too fucking short-sighted to see that.
  3. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I'm glad to see somebody taking a hard line when it's needed.
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    That's some scary shit. Good for Sec. Gates, lets hope he continues to do the right thing when hiring the replacements.
  5. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    An Air Force Secretary formerly a corporate stooge for a major supplier. Well knock me over with a feather.
  6. three_bags_full

    three_bags_full Well-Known Member

    Apparently he has a history of taking accountability to the highest levels.

    Glad I'm not a general.
  7. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Well, that's because Hillary hasn't CONCEDED yet! Oh, no, she hasn't conceded!

    Watched beginning of Today show this morning. First discussion of politics was predicting what states Obama and McCain will carry. No issues, no discussions. Just, Obama wins Illinois, and McCain wins Arizona, and let's figure out the electoral votes from there. Five months before the election.

    And we wonder why we get the government we have.
  8. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

  9. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Expect nothing from an Aggie but an ass-kicking.
  10. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    And took names. :)

    I had some reservations about Gates when he was first nominated. I'm pleased to know I was wrong.
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