Skip to comments.Support Boehner?
Posted on 10/06/2013 12:18:52 PM PDT by KittenClaws
Why can't we give Boehner a show of support?
Will you call John Boehner and tell him we support him standing strong?
Best case is, with the People actively showing their support it will provide Boehner with the needed shot in the arm to continue standing OUR ground.
Are we to be so spiteful towards this man, that when he actually does as we wish, that the snark continues?
Was refreshing to see.
(sorry....couldn't resist just a little snark)
We NEED him. That is not hard to understand.
I actually have been tweeting him my support all week. I have no problem supporting him when he does the right thing. Still think he needs to go though in the long run. I would like to see Trey Gowdy or another fighter take the reigns soon.
because Bohner is a coward who has let Obama nearly destroy this country already.
I want him out
And in the meantime I want him to fear us more than he fears Obama.
Look at their latest attempt: they say they will be willing to negotiate with the Repubs once a "clean" funding bill (contaning, of course, Obamacare funding and a rise in the debt ceiling). If the Repubs were stupid enough to go along with that, what would be left to negotiate?
Since I do not tweet, that is good news.
I agree someone else needs to take the reigns, but right now, Boehner is what we have. I believe Boehner is basically a weak man, that is why I am trying to get people to support him in numbers.
We need him for this particular fight. If we don't win this one, it may not matter who has his position in the future.
It is imperative that he stick to his guns.
I understand it.
It’s a rare thing for us to see to have him display a spine for once. Takes some getting used to.
and, his eyes still looked bloodshot this morning to me.
Fear works on a politician that won't be running again.
Boehner is what we have now. If we can't get past our OWN little hurt feelings, and give necessary support- we become part of the problem.
Positive reinforcement works.
Far too many times, already, including his occupation of the seat as Speaker of the House, Mr. Boehner has shown that he had that age-old idea of ‘Divine Right’ buried in his mind.
It is my belife, that ‘we are stuck with him’. But, since he felt he was so much owed this job, I believe that it is OUR ‘divine right’, as Americans who want America back on track, to have our voice in his ear, and our foot, well, you know.
He tried to railroad The Tea Party candidates. Do NOT forget that! He IS a ‘GOP-E’.
AS America was founded, and as I understand the U.S. Constitution, there ain’t no how, no way, any such thing as a ‘divine right’, to any post, chair, House of Representative position of office, nor Senate, nor President, that is ‘owed to him/her’, this time or any time! Folks fought, bled, and died, to get rid of that ideology, in making this country.
We need Ted Cruz in there who is not afraid of a fight.
Couple years late and a few trillion dollars short.
Has a speaker ever been tossed out of office before?
I would love to see weakling crybaby Boehner be the first
No. He has not proved anything of the sort, so you are right.
We have nothing to lose when we support a man that is doing the right thing, no matter his past. We have everything to gain.
We NEED him, don’t you see? If a little support would help him, and I believe it would, it would benefit the entire country.
You are absolutely right, KittenClaws. I have not yet done so, but I plan to repeatedly, for as long as he holds the line.
We don’t have to love the man, and we don’t have to trust him. However, he is the speaker of the house and has enormous power, and if he has decided to act in a way that saves our Republic he deserves our support.
I am talking about THIS MOMENT IN TIME.
I'm not an apologist for boehner.
I'm saying right now, at this moment, he must stand strong. I believe he is too weak to do it without a show of support.
I agree 100%.
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