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Boehner rejects Obamas request to address Congress
netrightdaily.com ^ | 8/31/2011 | netrightdaily.com

Posted on 08/31/2011 1:39:42 PM PDT by TSgt

Speaker John Boehner has rejected Obama’s request to address a joint session of Congress on September 7th to discuss his jobs plan. Boehner has asked that Obama consider the following night instead.

According to Politico, Boehner said in a letter to Obama that Sept. 8th would be better “so we can ensure there will be no parliamentary or logistical impediments that might detract from your remarks.”

It is important to note that on September 7, the GOP Presidential candidates will have a debate that is sponsored by NBC and Politico that will air on MSNBC. NBC and Politico announced earlier today that they would air the debate and not show the address to Congress.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; cojones; election2012; fubo; obamajobsplan; obamajobsspeech; obambi; sourcetitlenoturl
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FUBO!
1 posted on 08/31/2011 1:39:46 PM PDT by TSgt
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To: TSgt

Go Boehner!


2 posted on 08/31/2011 1:40:50 PM PDT by livius
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To: TSgt

In addition, the Republicans should laugh maniacally whenever he mentions spending.


3 posted on 08/31/2011 1:40:50 PM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: TSgt

Works for me.

Nice going, Mr. Speaker.


4 posted on 08/31/2011 1:40:57 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: TSgt

Obama’s handlers knew of this.


5 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:00 PM PDT by Loud Mime (Democrats: debt, dependence and derision)
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To: TSgt

He grew a spine!


6 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:18 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: TSgt

WOW! Are those testicles???
I haven’t the Republicans exhibit these in awhile.
Rare stuff.


7 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:26 PM PDT by pgobrien (God save me from 'good' people.)
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To: TSgt

:)


8 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:46 PM PDT by READINABLUESTATE ((Most leftism can be traced to childhood birthday trauma))
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To: TSgt

Good for Boner.

Hopefully he won’t cave... or cry.


9 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:46 PM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: TSgt

All right, Boehner! Showing some balls for a change!


10 posted on 08/31/2011 1:41:46 PM PDT by CA Conservative (Texan by birth, Californian by circumstance)
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To: TSgt

I expected Crying John to cave...


11 posted on 08/31/2011 1:42:06 PM PDT by txroadkill (Ghandi would have smacked 0bama in the head)
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To: TSgt

Way to go Mr. Speaker!!! I didn’t think you had it in you, glad to see I was wrong!


12 posted on 08/31/2011 1:42:13 PM PDT by pgkdan (Time for a Cain Mutiny!)
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To: TSgt
Really?

Why not just invite TOTUS and have that 'critter yell out "You Lie" every minute or so?

13 posted on 08/31/2011 1:42:14 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: TSgt
EXCELLENT!

Speaker Boehner - I didn't know you had it in you...

14 posted on 08/31/2011 1:42:18 PM PDT by grobdriver (Proud Member, Party Of No! No Socialism - No Fascism - Nobama - No Way!)
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To: TSgt

Obama should golf on Sept 7, then address Congress on the 8th. Winning.


15 posted on 08/31/2011 1:42:20 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: TSgt

WOO HOO!


16 posted on 08/31/2011 1:42:44 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: TSgt

Good move, Mr. Speaker.

The skid mark will move forward with his pointless, vaccuous tripefest in a third grade-level attempt at disrupting the debate, but who cares?


17 posted on 08/31/2011 1:43:07 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Loud Mime

I agree. It was the ole “see, the GOP is more interested in politics than the common good” rope a dope.


18 posted on 08/31/2011 1:43:07 PM PDT by sappy
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To: TSgt

YES!


19 posted on 08/31/2011 1:43:07 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: pgobrien

haven’t SEEN........Doh!
Too quick with the preview


20 posted on 08/31/2011 1:43:21 PM PDT by pgobrien (God save me from 'good' people.)
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To: TSgt

WoooooooHooooo!!!! I KNEW you could do it, John!


21 posted on 08/31/2011 1:43:29 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Id imperfectum manet dum confectum erit.)
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To: TSgt

Usually, the WH will work out date in private w Speaker & Maj Leader b4 going public with a request

and

NFL season starts next Thurs 830pm ET, Packers vs. Saints

bet they never expected this to blow up in their faces.


22 posted on 08/31/2011 1:43:44 PM PDT by sunmars
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To: TSgt
GOOD!!!! Stuff it right up the Kenyan's a$$.

FUBO

23 posted on 08/31/2011 1:43:54 PM PDT by RedStateGuyTrappedinCT
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To: TSgt
Boehner should say no regardless of the night. We don't need to have Obama use the Reps as stage props and kigmees. The wholoe idea is to position Obama above the fray and blame Congress for our problmes. He is supposed to be the adult in the room calling on everyone else to stop bickering and do what is best for the country.

The Stupid Party had better grow a pair or they will snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in 2012.

24 posted on 08/31/2011 1:44:18 PM PDT by kabar
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To: TSgt

Now, if we could just get Boehner to stand up to Zero on things like spending and debt limit increases...


25 posted on 08/31/2011 1:44:25 PM PDT by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus ("A gentleman considers what is just; a small man considers what is expedient.")
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To: TSgt

Oh no, Obama is not pleased. Yippee!!!! Time to celebrate.


26 posted on 08/31/2011 1:44:56 PM PDT by dforest
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To: TSgt
You see Barack, that just ain't gonna happen.

27 posted on 08/31/2011 1:45:07 PM PDT by TSgt (When in the Course of human events...)
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To: Spktyr

Or practice yelling “You lie!” in unison.


28 posted on 08/31/2011 1:45:07 PM PDT by Hunton Peck (See my FR homepage for a list of businesses that support WI Gov. Scott Walker)
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To: Paladin2
Why not just invite TOTUS and have that 'critter yell out "You Lie" every minute or so?

They could assign each Republican a randomly selected time to yell "You Lie!!!"; the temporal correlation between shouted accusations and utterance of actual lies from Zero would probably be quite high.

29 posted on 08/31/2011 1:46:03 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Way to go John! We must resist this tyranny at every level.


30 posted on 08/31/2011 1:46:17 PM PDT by Brownie63
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To: TSgt
PLAY Barack's Bull*hit Bingo HERE!
31 posted on 08/31/2011 1:46:17 PM PDT by notaliberal
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

now the GOP needs to tell MSNBC, NBC that they will never do a GOP debate again.


32 posted on 08/31/2011 1:46:23 PM PDT by manc (Hannity is a fraud , he admitted he's socially liberal on his show, marriage=1man with 1woman)
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To: kabar

Thursday is the start of the NFL season. Boehner invited Obama to give his speech a night no one be watching it. :)


33 posted on 08/31/2011 1:47:05 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (“I will work every day to make Washington, D.C., as inconsequential in your lives as I can.”- Perr)
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To: TSgt

I think they should have the debate immediately following Zero’s speech so we can see how the field thinks on their feet without canned answers. That would actually be extremely helpful for those of us who have not decided.


34 posted on 08/31/2011 1:47:13 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: TSgt

Wow! I like it!


35 posted on 08/31/2011 1:47:23 PM PDT by Shire
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To: TSgt

How does it feel in your face, Mr President?

Go Johnny, go GO!


36 posted on 08/31/2011 1:47:44 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: Castigar

I bet this really will frost his ass something great. I love it. Let me see, Barky verses the NFL. I bet the NFL is undefeated on this one. This is my best wish, Barky speaks and no one watches.


37 posted on 08/31/2011 1:48:29 PM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: TSgt

Go figure...according to FOX News Radio; this speech next Wednesday was a “done deal”...


38 posted on 08/31/2011 1:48:29 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: TSgt

The letter:

http://media.washtimes.com/media/misc/2011/08/31/8-31-11_speaker_letter_to_potus_on_joint_session_request.pdf


39 posted on 08/31/2011 1:48:38 PM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (How much better off would we be if these bastards would just leave us alone?)
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To: TSgt

Good.

And shred his ideas too- forcefully and publically.


40 posted on 08/31/2011 1:49:00 PM PDT by mrsmith
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To: TSgt

I read elsewhere that Boehner simply requested that Omoslem consider the following day for the Congressional address. At this point, I wouldn’t say that Boehner has rejected Omoslem’s Sept 7th plan. We’ll see what Boehner has to say when the one refuses to change the date.


41 posted on 08/31/2011 1:49:00 PM PDT by lonevoice (schizophrenic hostage taking hobbit terrorist)
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To: TSgt

I think everyone’s getting tired of Obama’s hollow theatrics.

GOP better nominate a compelling alternative or its four more years of bread, circuses and decline.


42 posted on 08/31/2011 1:49:50 PM PDT by quesney
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To: TSgt

Whoa! Whuddathunkit? This certainly caught me by surprise. Maybe he can reproduce.


43 posted on 08/31/2011 1:50:05 PM PDT by Jemian
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To: Mouton

“I bet the NFL is undefeated on this one. This is my best wish, Barky speaks and no one watches.”

Haha! That’s right! Exhibition games!


44 posted on 08/31/2011 1:50:39 PM PDT by Castigar
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To: sunmars

I completely forgot about that....OUCH!!!


45 posted on 08/31/2011 1:50:39 PM PDT by ken5050 (Should Christie RUN in 2012? NO!!! But he should WALK three miles every day!)
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To: TSgt

...more like ‘FUJC’...


46 posted on 08/31/2011 1:51:15 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, ping

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47 posted on 08/31/2011 1:52:26 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: lonevoice

Obama can keep the date the only issue I have is making the setting and joint session available to him. Let him give the speech from the W.H. or in front of the bus they have flown to campaign stops. Republicans don’t need to be in attendance that night nor give him a setting used mainly only for SOTU’s or war speeches.


48 posted on 08/31/2011 1:52:31 PM PDT by Soul Seeker (“I will work every day to make Washington, D.C., as inconsequential in your lives as I can.”- Perr)
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To: TSgt
I wonder if Boehner let Rush get him all fired up today. I don't know when I have heard Rush more worked up. Go Rush Go! Tell’em what to do!
49 posted on 08/31/2011 1:53:10 PM PDT by Ditter
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I have said lots and lots of bad things about Boehner during the debt ceiling fiasco. Lots of them.

But I am impressed now...I would never have thought he'd stand up to the posuer-in-chief. I applaud Boehner today...standing ovation for him in fact. I will look upon him differently and much more positively because of this.

50 posted on 08/31/2011 1:53:14 PM PDT by Scott from the Left Coast
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