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Did the GOP get 98 % of what it wanted? [According to Boehner, they did]
Greta Wire ^ | 7/31/2011 | Greta Van Susteren

Posted on 07/31/2011 7:54:54 PM PDT by Right Wingnut 2

...I just spoke with a House GOP lawmaker who told me he intends to vote “no” on the compromise. This lawmaker was present on the GOP conference call and quoted Speaker Boehner as saying both “We got 98 percent of what we wanted” and that “The minority leader’s on board,” which prompted this lawmaker to ask: “Really? Nancy’s cool with only 2 percent? She’s that stupid?”...

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: boehner; johnboehner
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I've been hesitant to say it until now, but this is the last straw. It's time for Boehner to go. He just gave even more cover to Obama and Reid with this moronic comment. If he's dumb enough to say that, he's not the right guy to be negotiating with Democrats.
1 posted on 07/31/2011 7:54:57 PM PDT by Right Wingnut 2
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To: Right Wingnut 2
He pulled the number "98%" out of his wazoo aperture.
2 posted on 07/31/2011 7:56:42 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves." - Bertrand de Jouvenel des Ursins)
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To: Right Wingnut 2

If solving the debt is a marathon, this bill moved us ten feet forward. Maybe.


3 posted on 07/31/2011 7:57:36 PM PDT by comebacknewt ((on second thought, never mind, go away again Newt))
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He meant 98% of what the RINOs were willing to settle for.


4 posted on 07/31/2011 7:58:21 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Islam is the religion of Satan and Mohammed was his minion.)
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To: Right Wingnut 2

This deal is a Ramadan gift to Obama from McConnell and Boehner. Disgusting.


5 posted on 07/31/2011 8:00:10 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Right Wingnut 2

ChadPergram Chad Pergram
Source on the GOP call says no one on the conference call so far is opposed
1 hour ago

ChadPergram Chad Pergram
From a House GOPer: “GOP has surrendered on (eliminating) health care law...revenue and Medicaid is walled off in sequestration.”
24 minutes ago


6 posted on 07/31/2011 8:00:23 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Right Wingnut 2

“If the Super Committee fails to pass a balanced deal, President Obama will be able to veto an extension of the Bush tax cuts, which expire on the same day the mandatory spending cuts will go into effect.”

So the “mandatory spending cuts” don’t even start until Jan. 1, 2013.


7 posted on 07/31/2011 8:01:11 PM PDT by Carismar
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To: Right Wingnut 2

The Democratic line is that without raising the debt limit, we will continue to face crisis in the future.

If I run up my credit card to beyond my ability to pay, increasing my credit limit doesn’t lessen the amount of effort it takes to balance my budget. The tough tasks in deciding what to reduce are increased in magnitude and number.

The really scarey thing is that most liberals really, truly, believe that the debt will never be paid off, nor will they ever be made accountable to answer for it, so they really don’t understand or value any reason to address the issue.


8 posted on 07/31/2011 8:02:05 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Right Wingnut 2

Really Boehner? 98%? Did they repeal 98% of Obamacare? Coward.


9 posted on 07/31/2011 8:02:18 PM PDT by teg_76
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To: Right Wingnut 2

Serious question: Is there something else going on with him that nobody’s telling us (some kind of personal “issue”)?

This is beyond bizarre.


10 posted on 07/31/2011 8:03:44 PM PDT by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Right Wingnut 2

I am done with the GOP


11 posted on 07/31/2011 8:04:42 PM PDT by MattinNJ (Perry/Palin vs. Obama/Biden.)
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To: Qbert

remember the rumors about him having an affair??

he might be blackmailed.


12 posted on 07/31/2011 8:04:47 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

>> He pulled the number “98%” out of his wazoo aperture.

...with his teeth. Well, why not use his teeth to extract it, his head was up there already anyhow...


13 posted on 07/31/2011 8:05:01 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Trust in God, but row away from the rocks!)
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To: comebacknewt

Have you ever tried to stop a freight train?

When have we ever had any conditions tied to a debt limit increase?


14 posted on 07/31/2011 8:05:09 PM PDT by listenhillary (2007 deficit 160 Billion, 2008 - 458 billion, 2009 -1.4 Trillion, 2010 - 1.6 Trillion)
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To: teg_76

From the beginning it was “How do we cave in a way where we can claim we didn’t.”


15 posted on 07/31/2011 8:07:07 PM PDT by Lost Highway (I don't know what the world may need but a V8 engines a good start for me)
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To: Right Wingnut 2

GOP.. I mean conservatives got nothing in this deal as far I have know.

1. Debt ceiling raises pst next election (BAD)

2. No real spending cuts (BAD)

3. Debt Commission/SuperCongress will be able to recommend tax hikes and if Congress doesn’t they slash defense and medicare - giving Congress cover to raise taxes(BAD) (not to mention Constitutionally questionable)

....

So.... what did we get from this deal??


16 posted on 07/31/2011 8:08:42 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: Right Wingnut 2

We came in with a new congress and get this Turd as speaker,How in the hell did this happen? It had to be planned to control the Conservative Reps,Infuriating!


17 posted on 07/31/2011 8:09:18 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: MattinNJ

I am putting my effort into the state GOP. The GOP controlled states are the only part of the party doing anything now.


18 posted on 07/31/2011 8:10:37 PM PDT by Free Vulcan (Obama's hoping that we'll have nothing but chump change left when he's done.)
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To: Right Wingnut 2

No, this may be true. Remember what the GOP wants and what Americans want aren’t the same.


19 posted on 07/31/2011 8:10:59 PM PDT by Soul Seeker ( I was there when we had the numbers, but didn’t have the principles.---Jim DeMint)
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To: listenhillary

Conditions?

If Congress doesn’t act they will raise taxes?? or slash defense and medicare.

How will that motivate Democrats??


20 posted on 07/31/2011 8:13:23 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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