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I Just Got Through to John Boehner's Office
First Vanity In Years | 12/13/10 | Me

Posted on 12/13/2010 10:41:46 AM PST by snowrip

...and I suggest you do the same.

Boehner is faced with either voting for a democrat tax "compromise" bill laden with pork and earmarks on everything from windmills to ethanol production, or throwing it out and starting over. If he votes to support it, he will have not only caved to a lame-duck democrat majority to lose the very first battle of the House, he will have shown the democrats that everything the American people voted for ends on the Capitol steps.

And that is the real issue. With a resounding cry of "ENOUGH!", Americans voted against business as usual in Washington this past month. We're waiting to see if we have to do it again with the next election cycle. If the Boehner-led republicans continue the fat-cat, backroom-deal making that got incummbent RINOs thrown out of office along with the democrat garbage, the republican party is toast.

Call (202) 225-3121 and ask for John Boehner's office to let him know how you feel about his consideration of rolling over in the first inning.


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To add insult to injury, Boehner is considering support for the DREAM Act.
1 posted on 12/13/2010 10:41:50 AM PST by snowrip
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To: snowrip

How exactly is the “speaker of the house” chosen, and how soon can we choose a different one?


2 posted on 12/13/2010 10:46:53 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: snowrip

The next bill I want to see introduced would be one that states no bill will be longer than one sheet of 8 1/2” x 11” paper and typed in 12 font, and that there be no pork in it whatsoever.


3 posted on 12/13/2010 10:50:43 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: snowrip

You guys are going to make him cry!!!


4 posted on 12/13/2010 10:51:00 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: Sopater

“How exactly is the “speaker of the house” chosen, and how soon can we choose a different one?”

I agree we need NEW Blood, I think the voting is done internal among the RINOs and we have NO control over that.


5 posted on 12/13/2010 10:51:50 AM PST by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: snowrip

Did you offer John a tissue?


6 posted on 12/13/2010 10:52:17 AM PST by dfwgator (Welcome to the Gator Nation Will Muschamp)
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To: snowrip

DREAM act!! how about for once worry about Americans? I think this is going to be two years of anger again!


7 posted on 12/13/2010 10:54:36 AM PST by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: snowrip

Should be in “breaking news” as far as I’m concerned. There is little that’s more important right now.

Call, people, call! We should have the congressional switchboard in as big of a meltdown as we did during the last amnesty debate.

Boehner needs to man up, quit his crying, quit talking about how brilliant Obama is, quit praising Ted Kennedy as his great friend, quit compromising when he has the winning hand, and start doing that for which the American people gave the Republicans a clear mandate.


8 posted on 12/13/2010 10:58:36 AM PST by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: snowrip
Boehner Pictures, Images and Photos
9 posted on 12/13/2010 11:00:42 AM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: snowrip
The disconnect is absolutely undetectable.

After a nice male voice, "John Boehner's office", I proceeded with my practiced, synopsized statement of request for no votes at all until we are in power in just a few weeks.

I was on for maybe a minute .... hello? ... hello?

I redialed and got the answering machine.

10 posted on 12/13/2010 11:01:13 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

Office of the House Republican Leader
H-204 The Capitol
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4000
Fax: (202) 225-5117

http://gopleader.gov/contact/


11 posted on 12/13/2010 11:03:39 AM PST by kcvl
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To: snowrip

Did you make him cry?


12 posted on 12/13/2010 11:04:53 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Dr. Ursus
You guys are going to make him cry!!!

Can someone tell me what he was crying about? I didn't watch the interview, so I have no idea what he's so emotional about.
13 posted on 12/13/2010 11:05:54 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: kcvl

Thanx ... THAT was a better call


14 posted on 12/13/2010 11:06:02 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: knarf

I got the same treatment about two hours ago. Rude, hang up by a Boehner staffer who didn’t have the courtesy to give me his name. Call Paul Ryan’s office or Eric Cantor’s office and ask them to give Boehner a message. I know just where Boehner can shove the tax bill. How about you?


15 posted on 12/13/2010 11:06:13 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: snowrip

Tried calling, no pick-up. The bastards are screwing us again. The ones left in Washington are the ones that caused the Republicans to loose power. They ALL have to go, one way or another.


16 posted on 12/13/2010 11:07:22 AM PST by gunner03
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To: snowrip

Sounds like it’s enough to make him cry. Oh, wait....


17 posted on 12/13/2010 11:08:43 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: snowrip

Every BillBoard in D.C. that faces even symbolically in the direction of the Capitol should be posted with scenes of irate citizens with Pitchforks, Tar, and Feathers. Printed Message optional.

We have to get the point across that we are watching, and that each, and every one of them will become unelected at the first opportunity until Washington D.C. is cleansed of the Leftist Globalist Criminal element that resides in power today.


18 posted on 12/13/2010 11:09:27 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: dfwgator
" Did you offer John a tissue? "

19 posted on 12/13/2010 11:11:38 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

>> Rude, hang up by a Boehner staffer who didn’t have the courtesy to give me his name.

Are you serious?

That’s not good at all.


20 posted on 12/13/2010 11:12:55 AM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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To: Gene Eric

Got through. Very nice staffer. Said there were a lot of calls and interest in the bill.


21 posted on 12/13/2010 11:16:09 AM PST by Chickensoup (I am no longer Republican or Democrat, I am Conservative.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Key Staff Address

Mick Krieger
Chief of Staff
1011 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-3508
Phone: 202-225-6205
Fax: 202-225-0704

Key Staff Address

Jessica Towhey
Press Secretary
1011 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-3508
Phone: 202-225-6205
Fax: 202-225-0704

Key Staff Address

Kristine Chaplin
Appointment Secretary
1011 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-3508
Phone: 202-225-6205
Fax: 202-225-0704

Key Staff Address

Kristen Chaplin
Appointment Secretary
1011 Longworth House Office Bu
Washington, DC 20515-3508
Phone: 202-225-6205
Fax: 202-225-0704


22 posted on 12/13/2010 11:22:34 AM PST by kcvl
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To: snowrip

To add insult to injury the portion addressing “hurricane Katrina improvements” from what I understand is addressing the washed out portion of the train tracks AMTRAK’s uses in its “Sunset Limited” (the Los Angelus to Orlando/) run in Louisiana and Alabama instead of that comming out of the “High Speed” rail Orlando/ Tampa proposed allocation.

And then there’s the handout to the rum producers of Puerto Rico.

We’d get a better “deal” when the new House gets sworn in.


23 posted on 12/13/2010 11:22:49 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("To punish a province Let it be ruled by a professor " Frederick The Great paraphrased)
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To: snowrip

Raise taxes and wait to get it right over a ‘ Stimulus II ‘

This is BS !


24 posted on 12/13/2010 11:29:54 AM PST by Java4Jay
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To: snowrip

STOP THIS CRAP, John or we will give you something to cry ABOUT!! DEFEAT!


25 posted on 12/13/2010 11:30:15 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: snowrip

WE’RE MAD AS HELL AND AREN’T GUNNA TAKE IT ANYMORE !!!

What part of that message don’t they understand ?


26 posted on 12/13/2010 11:31:53 AM PST by Java4Jay
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To: snowrip
IF they were SMART, they would let the taxes go UP, and then retroactively lower them when they are in POWER! People need to see how bad the Democrats are!!

This bill is just full of CRAP! STOP THE MADNESS!

27 posted on 12/13/2010 11:36:06 AM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: snowrip

Republicans will lose their base if ‘Stimulus II’ passes…

Game over !


28 posted on 12/13/2010 11:37:50 AM PST by Java4Jay
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To: snowrip

CALL NOW

202-224-2541

Mitch McConnell’s DC office


29 posted on 12/13/2010 11:45:47 AM PST by Java4Jay
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To: Cheetahcat

I agree we need NEW Blood, I think the voting is done internal among the RINOs and we have NO control over that.
___________

I would like to see a break down of how who voted for leadership positions. I bet that is where the real deals are made.


30 posted on 12/13/2010 11:46:21 AM PST by Little Pharma
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To: Little Pharma

“I would like to see a break down of how who voted for leadership positions. I bet that is where the real deals are made.”

I am sure it is done for “other” gains and not merit.


31 posted on 12/13/2010 11:49:24 AM PST by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: knarf

I got through to an answering machine, left a message, and called again a few minutes later. Spoke to a pleasant fellow, whom I told in no uncertain terms that this POS compromise will get this group of republicans thrown out just like the last bunch of RINOs.


32 posted on 12/13/2010 11:51:39 AM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: snowrip

Makes perfect sense… Borrow money from China to fund unemployment, then purchase even more of their products.

Shopping at the company store is great, the deals are awesome.

Where do I sign?

s/


33 posted on 12/13/2010 11:53:09 AM PST by Java4Jay
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To: lonevoice

The disconnect between the Washington royalty and mainstream Americans is unbelievable.

We have the entire country in an economic meltdown, we just had an election where the Americans said FOAD to the big-government liberal types... and the first damn bill to come out of DC is a backroom deal filled with the very same business-as-usual crap that is killing America.


34 posted on 12/13/2010 11:57:16 AM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: snowrip; Cheetahcat

Speaker of the House and other house officials are chosen by the Republican members of the House, in party caucus. There may or may not be a floor ceremony, but the real work is done behind closed doors.

Seniority is very important. Normally, whoever has seniority gets the job, unless they have been caught up in a really MAJOR scandal. Apparently killing American light bulbs is not considered a problem for leading the energy committee, and being the King of Pork is not a problem for leading the Pork Committee.

Problem is, we still don’t have an absolute majority of Tea Party folks in congress. And many or most of them are junior, so they don’t qualify for business as usual appointments.

We have to keep the pressure on, and if necessary throw a lot more of these guys out in 2012. Either that, or start a new party, as Sarah has said. Either the Republicans see the light, or they will simply have to be replaced, not by some third party but by a new, majority second party that takes their place.

Less than two years to see which way it goes. Reformed GOP, or dead GOP? We cannot wait any longer.


35 posted on 12/13/2010 11:57:51 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius.)
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To: snowrip

Where is the John Boehner’s “Hell No” ?

I’m watching…


36 posted on 12/13/2010 12:06:05 PM PST by Java4Jay
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To: snowrip

If this passes the ‘Contract from America’ = toilet paper

We’re watching...


37 posted on 12/13/2010 12:09:26 PM PST by Java4Jay
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To: snowrip

No he’s not for the DREAM act either. He voted against it last week and will vote against it again.


38 posted on 12/13/2010 12:11:16 PM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: dfwgator
Oh, that's right. Real men don't cry. They just stuff their feelings behind stoic faces and soldier on.

I can't believe the FReepers who get their shorts in a bunch over tears.

39 posted on 12/13/2010 12:12:58 PM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Same here and I was overly nice... and it was the hardest thing I have had to do in awhile. boehner is an a$$hole and the people in his office are a$$holes too!

LLS

40 posted on 12/13/2010 12:17:52 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: Cicero
We have to keep the pressure on, and if necessary throw a lot more of these guys out in 2012.

This.
41 posted on 12/13/2010 12:19:29 PM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: snowrip

I’m afraid if I call, he’ll start crying.


42 posted on 12/13/2010 12:20:32 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (We conservatives will always lose elections as long as we allow the MSM to choose our candidates.)
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To: carton253

To address both of your posts, he was sobbing out his support for granting citizenship to illegal aliens who wanted a college education.

Real men cry, they just don’t do it over backdoor amnesty.


43 posted on 12/13/2010 12:22:31 PM PST by snowrip (Liberal? You are a socialist idiot with no rational argument.)
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To: carton253
george stephanopolis played a clip (on gma this morning) of him crying and stating that we had to find a way to allow illegal children to have the same chance at the American Dream that he had growing up... and that is a fact. I am beginning to believe that boehner says and does whatever he thinks he needs to when he needs to do it.

LLS

44 posted on 12/13/2010 12:23:47 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: snowrip

To answer your post... He didn’t vote for the DREAM act last week and his office says he has no plans to vote for it if it comes up again. And real men can cry over whatever they want...


45 posted on 12/13/2010 12:25:54 PM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: LibLieSlayer
Okay... you believe whatever you want.

LOL! That's a fact!!! Where am I? On a playground?

46 posted on 12/13/2010 12:29:37 PM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: carton253
boehner has said a lot of things... like he heard us... but then his liberal side kicked in and he caved to obama... like a good little "boy"!

LLS

47 posted on 12/13/2010 12:29:37 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: carton253
We are telling you of fresh video evidence of the man in his own words and all you can do is to make fun of the two FReepers that are trying to tell you what we heard and witnessed. Show me a current clip where he states otherwise.

It is obvious that the people in his office do not care about our opinions or about offending nice people calling in a calm manner... it is obvious that they are angered by the fact that we had the nerve to call and question their royal mandate.

LLS

48 posted on 12/13/2010 12:36:01 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: LibLieSlayer
I don't own a crystal ball like you seem to do, so I think I'll wait and judge Boehner on his votes and not your fears.
49 posted on 12/13/2010 12:38:01 PM PST by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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To: snowrip

LEAVE JOHN BOEHNER ALONE!

50 posted on 12/13/2010 12:39:21 PM PST by McGruff
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