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Boehner Commends 'Dignified and Statesmanlike' Negotiations of Supercommittee (Praises Patty Murray)
CNS News ^ | November 22, 2011 | Susan Jones

Posted on 11/22/2011 8:43:54 AM PST by Qbert

(CNSNews.com) - House Speaker John Boehner is among the lawmakers expressing disappointment that the 12-member Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction could not agree on a way to accomplish its assigned task, which was to reduce the federal budget deficit by $1.2 trillion.

"While I am disappointed, the House will forge ahead with the commitments we have made to reducing government spending and removing barriers standing in the way of private-sector job creation," Boehner said in a statement issued on Monday after the supercommittee announced its failure. "I commend both of the panel's leaders, (Republican Rep.) Jeb Hensarling and (Democratic Sen.) Patty Murray, for the dignified and statesmanlike manner in which the committee carried out its difficult negotiations," Boehner added.

While the bipartisan supercommittee could not agree on a way to narrow the federal budget deficit, it did agree on two things: '[W]e end this process united in our belief that the nation's fiscal crisis must be addressed and that we cannot leave it for the next generation to solve," members said in a statement issued on Monday.

The supercommittee also expressed the hope that Congress can now build on the work that its members started -- but failed to finish.

Democrats quickly blamed the supercommittee's failure on Republicans, who refused to go along with a trillion-dollar tax hike.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, writing in USA Today, said Republicans "never found the courage to ignore Tea Party extremists and millionaire lobbyists" who opposed any and all tax hikes. Reid cast Democrats as champions of a "balanced approach," which means tax increases:

(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: boehner; boehner4dnc; boehner4obama; stupidparty; supercommittee
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Proof of why absolutely nothing will get accomplished until true Conservatives can take over the leadership positions...
1 posted on 11/22/2011 8:43:56 AM PST by Qbert
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To: Qbert

Tammy Faye strikes again. Will somebody please primary this guy?


2 posted on 11/22/2011 8:46:18 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Qbert

Yes, they look very dignified accomplishing absolutely nothing as they get a mid 6 figure pay package. Like ticks on a dog.


3 posted on 11/22/2011 8:48:02 AM PST by lurk
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To: Qbert

Precisely.

Bohner has been such a titanic disappointment as Speaker. Singlehandedly he has frittered away the Conservative victory in 2010 and wasted the energy that was present in the electorate for positive change in D.C.


4 posted on 11/22/2011 8:48:34 AM PST by BrewingFrog (I brew, therefore I am!)
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To: Qbert

What’d she do? Buy him a drink?


5 posted on 11/22/2011 8:48:43 AM PST by RightResponse (It depends on what the defamation of Islam is .....)
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To: Qbert

The Crybaby is a Democrat, pure and simple. That he is allowed to remain in a leadership position in the Republican party, even after the 2010 elections, is an indictment of the entire party. If this is what we have to work with, it means little who wins the presidential election, Democrats will still control both Houses of Congress.


6 posted on 11/22/2011 8:49:09 AM PST by Prokopton
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To: Qbert

John Boehner gets primary challenge
http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20110916/NEWS0108/110916027/John-Boehner-gets-primary-challenge


7 posted on 11/22/2011 8:51:13 AM PST by TSgt ("Romney" means "rino cult" in Kenyan)
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To: Qbert

Compare Boehner’s statement with Pelosi and Reid’s. THAT is why we will never win.


8 posted on 11/22/2011 8:52:38 AM PST by sheana
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To: Prokopton

“I commend both of the panel’s leaders, (Republican Rep.) Jeb Hensarling and (Democratic Sen.) Patty Murray, for the dignified and statesmanlike manner in which the committee carried out its difficult negotiations,” Boehner added.”

Aw, c’mon. Lighten up. Boehner is just showing that he does have a sense of humor.


9 posted on 11/22/2011 8:53:00 AM PST by ngat
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To: Qbert

Good lawd. It’s ‘McLame 2.0’. Ugh!


10 posted on 11/22/2011 8:53:54 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: Prokopton

"That he is allowed to remain in a leadership position in the Republican party, even after the 2010 elections, is an indictment of the entire party. If this is what we have to work with, it means little who wins the presidential election, Democrats will still control both Houses of Congress."

Yep. Imagine Boehner-McConnell-Romney as the respective leaders- debt continues to pile up, Boehner is still terrified to pass anything of substance, Obamacare (if it's upheld) will be firmly in place as Boehner makes more half-hearted "attempts" to undo it, etc.

It's all over by that point...

11 posted on 11/22/2011 8:57:45 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert

You are correct. See my tagline. Until we patch the holes in our bucket, there is no use in continuing to fill them. Primary this mannikin. If he wins the primary, third party him.


12 posted on 11/22/2011 8:57:52 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Qbert

Lt. NoBalls strikes again.


13 posted on 11/22/2011 9:00:04 AM PST by headstamp 2 (Time to move forward not to the center.)
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To: Qbert

Boner=FAIL


14 posted on 11/22/2011 9:00:45 AM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: TSgt

“John Boehner gets primary challenge”

If he really wants to get anywhere he’ll have to do more than a one-issue attack, IMHO. There’s a LOT to work with here, if he’s at all serious.


15 posted on 11/22/2011 9:02:29 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Qbert
Boehner is a POS who would endorse tax increases.
16 posted on 11/22/2011 9:02:58 AM PST by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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To: ngat
Aw, c’mon. Lighten up. Boehner is just showing that he does have a sense of humor.

Well, he is a joke, if that's what you mean.

17 posted on 11/22/2011 9:03:27 AM PST by Prokopton
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To: Qbert
What a horrific idiot ... Why do the Republicans always promote these goobers?
18 posted on 11/22/2011 9:04:51 AM PST by DirtyDawg (eat fruit)
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To: TSgt
John Boehner gets primary challenge

I wonder how much Crybaby had to pay to get this yahoo to run?

19 posted on 11/22/2011 9:06:05 AM PST by Prokopton
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To: Qbert
This is all I wanted to see today was BoneHer giving Murray sexual act below the belt. BoneHer is selling us out.
20 posted on 11/22/2011 9:07:57 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: vetvetdoug
Patty Murry is making a sacrifice to fix the budget by dropping her congressional dental plan.


21 posted on 11/22/2011 9:14:05 AM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: Qbert

Does one need further proof that the vast majority of our congresscritters are not the sharpest knives in the drawer?

And Bonehead is right there in dullsville.


22 posted on 11/22/2011 9:15:43 AM PST by Da Coyote (Liberalism - when you absolutely, positively have no ability to produce wealth.)
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To: Qbert

No further proof is needed to show that this pos bastard needs to go... he is a pathetic progressive liar and a crying wimp of a man.

LLS


23 posted on 11/22/2011 9:18:00 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: DirtyDawg
Why do the Republicans always promote these goobers?

Because at heart they are bureaucrats, just like the democrats, and in the end will not vote against their own interests.

The system needs a fundamental change.

24 posted on 11/22/2011 9:19:09 AM PST by skeeter
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To: BrewingFrog
Many of us warned about boner and we were attacked here on FR for it... we warned about steele too. boehner is part of the problem and can NEVER be part of any solution. He had best be primaried bigtime.

LLS

25 posted on 11/22/2011 9:19:55 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: Qbert

One of Boehner’s problems is that he thinks he is playing a softball game, when Obama, Reid, and Pelosi are constantly throwing 99mph fastballs at his head.


26 posted on 11/22/2011 9:22:38 AM PST by Hammer Tym (Skateboarding is a crime)
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To: DirtyDawg

"Why do the Republicans always promote these goobers?"

A). They don't really care about the struggles of average Americans losing their jobs... all they really care about not losing their jobs. They'll talk a good talk- make you think that they are like you- and then trash you the minute they leave the room.

B). From a personality standpoint, they confuse being confident and assertive with being "out of line" and "extremist". They see somebody standing up to bullies, raising his/her voice at times if need be- and they are "appalled" by such "inappropriate behavior" (they never seem to have this problem of course if it's the Dems screaming at Tea Party folks...). They would rather defend the bullies than the people trying to fight back because they are weak, insecure, selfish people.

27 posted on 11/22/2011 9:22:48 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: Psalm 144
If he wins the primary, third party him.

I wish there were a way to convince people of the political (and unfortunately national) suicide that comes with the petulant, self-destructive "third party" nonsense.

If Boehner the blubbering buffoon wins the primary, then get a stronger candidate next time. Giving the dark side a seat gives them a chance for a scorched-earth, table-running takeover of our fine Republic, and there is no returning from that.

.

28 posted on 11/22/2011 9:23:45 AM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Seaplaner

I wish there were a way to convince people to hit back and hit hard against quislings. But bootlicking has become an American artform where political poseurs and party serfs are concerned.


29 posted on 11/22/2011 9:27:59 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Baynative

“Squirrel-tooth Alice”

She’s grinning because she just gnawed Boner’s nuts off.


30 posted on 11/22/2011 9:30:11 AM PST by tumblindice (The GOP: Dignified, Statesmanlike Concession Speeches R Us)
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To: Qbert

And here’s why we can’t trust Boehner. It’s just disgusting.


31 posted on 11/22/2011 9:30:20 AM PST by discipler (How's that 'hope and change' working for 'ya? - RL)
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To: Qbert

And here’s why we can’t trust Boehner. It’s just disgusting.


32 posted on 11/22/2011 9:30:30 AM PST by discipler (How's that 'hope and change' working for 'ya? - RL)
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To: Qbert

And here’s why we can’t trust Boehner. It’s just disgusting.


33 posted on 11/22/2011 9:30:30 AM PST by discipler (How's that 'hope and change' working for 'ya? - RL)
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To: Qbert

And here’s why we can’t trust Boehner. It’s just disgusting.


34 posted on 11/22/2011 9:30:30 AM PST by discipler (How's that 'hope and change' working for 'ya? - RL)
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To: Qbert

The Republican Party ... the Lou Costello of politics.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7pMYHn-1yA


35 posted on 11/22/2011 9:47:12 AM PST by CapnJack
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“And here’s why we can’t trust Boehner. It’s just disgusting.”

I don’t think you did that on purpose, but it does bear repeating.


36 posted on 11/22/2011 9:47:29 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Voodoo Republicans: Don't read their lips - watch their hands.)
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To: Qbert

“Boner” needs to go along with all the other RINOs


37 posted on 11/22/2011 9:48:03 AM PST by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: oldbill

Great comment.

You’re absolutely right.


39 posted on 11/22/2011 9:54:20 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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Folding like a cheap tent. The Dems, right up through Pelosi, Reid and 0bama hiself..had prepared remarks for months to blame Republicans. And the Republican response is to ...thank them for it???!!! No wonder we don’t get anywhere..

We really needed to get in there and fight like a girl...oh well, maybe in the next life. I’m disgusted.


40 posted on 11/22/2011 9:56:49 AM PST by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: Qbert

The Dems must have some serious shit on Boner.


41 posted on 11/22/2011 10:06:27 AM PST by crosshairs (Liberalism is to truth, what east is to west.)
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To: BrewingFrog
Singlehandedly he has frittered away the Conservative victory in 2010 and wasted the energy that was present in the electorate for positive change in D.C.

The whole purpose of the Republican Party is to waste the political energy of angry conservatives so that nothing impedes the Globalist Agenda.

42 posted on 11/22/2011 10:16:48 AM PST by Roninf5-1
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To: lurk

It was a scam and an ego trip from the beginning, they were never going to agree on anything.

Just an ego trip for the most worthless group of do nothings.


43 posted on 11/22/2011 10:45:58 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: lurk

It was a scam and an ego trip from the beginning, they were never going to agree on anything.

Just an ego trip for the most worthless group of do nothings.


44 posted on 11/22/2011 10:46:51 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: lurk

It was a scam and an ego trip from the beginning, they were never going to agree on anything.

Just an ego trip for the most worthless group of do nothings.


45 posted on 11/22/2011 10:47:01 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: lurk

It was a scam and an ego trip from the beginning, they were never going to agree on anything.

Just an ego trip for the most worthless group of do nothings.


46 posted on 11/22/2011 10:47:01 AM PST by chiefqc
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To: lurk
Like ticks on a dog.

hell of "an insult" to Deer Ticks....


47 posted on 11/22/2011 10:53:29 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, spend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: Qbert; BrewingFrog
Singlehandedly he has frittered away the Conservative victory in 2010
and wasted the energy that was present in the electorate for positive
change in D.C.

That's not so!.....
He's had "help"; from our "Dear" Sen. (Minority Leader) Mitch "Get / Go Along"
McConnell (RINO-Establishment)...another P.O.S. (I'm here mainly for the
Freebies...Estab. Cocktail Parties...Wienie Roasts....IPO....Golf Outtings)


48 posted on 11/22/2011 11:11:16 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (I can take tomorrow, spend it all today. Who can take your income, tax it all away. Obama Man can. :)
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To: ngat

At least he didn’t say “statesperson”.


49 posted on 11/22/2011 2:27:13 PM PST by Makana
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To: Qbert

Bohner is a disgrace!


50 posted on 11/22/2011 2:27:13 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Burke)
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