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Boehner Tells House G.O.P. to Fall in Line
NYT ^ | 11-10-12 | JONATHAN WEISMAN and JENNIFER STEINHAUER

Posted on 11/11/2012 5:54:34 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather

WASHINGTON — On a conference call with House Republicans a day after the party’s electoral battering last week, Speaker John A. Boehner dished out some bitter medicine, and for the first time in the 112th Congress, most members took their dose.

Their party lost, badly, Mr. Boehner said, and while Republicans would still control the House and would continue to staunchly oppose tax rate increases as Congress grapples with the impending fiscal battle, they had to avoid the nasty showdowns that marked so much of the last two years.

Members on the call, subdued and dark, murmured words of support — even a few who had been a thorn in the speaker’s side for much of this Congress.

It was a striking contrast to a similar call last year, when Mr. Boehner tried to persuade members to compromise with Democrats on a deal to extend a temporary cut in payroll taxes, only to have them loudly revolt.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; cave; house; idiotsdidntvote4mitt; turncoat; weeperofthehouse
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Mark Levin sent this out on Twitter.

Mark R. Levin‏@marklevinshow

Boehner must go before more damage is done... http://fb.me/2heUb6txy

1 posted on 11/11/2012 5:54:39 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather
He can kiss my rock solid conservative ass.

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2 posted on 11/11/2012 5:58:44 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

The Weeper of The House has jumped the congressional shark.


3 posted on 11/11/2012 5:59:31 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Oooh. NYTimes propaganda!

Let’s post it over and over!


4 posted on 11/11/2012 6:01:34 AM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

How ‘bout the pansy RINO Boehner taking a fall? Boot his sorry bony butt right out of office. Meanwhile, replace him with a person who has the requisite courage for the office. This guy could be taken on by a baby bunny rabbit.


5 posted on 11/11/2012 6:01:56 AM PST by EinNYC
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To: sheikdetailfeather

When is he up for reelection as Speaker? Early January I would think?

Time to give him more free time to smoke his Marlboros (or whatever )


6 posted on 11/11/2012 6:02:08 AM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

If I recall, it wasn’t too long ago that the senate majority leader (?)[speak not his name] said that if Romney were to win, there was no chance of little hairy reed working with him. Of course now that the show is over, if the house won’t work with the prez there’s always those pesky executive orders. Go Levin!!!!!

Thanks to all my fellow vets out there today. Past, present and future.

Helping keep mankind warm for 65 years.


7 posted on 11/11/2012 6:04:32 AM PST by rktman
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To: Puppage

The overthrow is complete


8 posted on 11/11/2012 6:05:14 AM PST by ronnie raygun (Being Brietbart)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Boehner has turned out to be the political equivalent of panty waste. He is cut from the same McLame cloth that thinks "compromise" means rolling over like a puppy peeing on himself.

His symbol should be that sheep that gets paralyzed whenever it hears a loud noise.

F this clown and SHUT it DOWN! Let Obama do EVERYTHING BY EO and then drop it on the RATS head in 14 and 16.

9 posted on 11/11/2012 6:05:14 AM PST by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
fall in this
10 posted on 11/11/2012 6:09:14 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Unbelievable / Believable!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

When can we get rid of Boehner?


11 posted on 11/11/2012 6:11:11 AM PST by EmilyGeiger (s)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Boehner is a disgrace. His replacement as speaker is long overdue.


12 posted on 11/11/2012 6:12:34 AM PST by ScottfromNJ
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To: Vaquero

Crawl back under the sun lamp, Bonehead.


13 posted on 11/11/2012 6:12:57 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Or we will do to you what we did to West.


14 posted on 11/11/2012 6:13:16 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: cripplecreek

I miss Tom DeLay.


15 posted on 11/11/2012 6:14:21 AM PST by defconw
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Contact Weepie @ http://www.speaker.gov/Contact/

(For some reason I can't make a link).


16 posted on 11/11/2012 6:14:32 AM PST by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: Vaquero

I am not sure when he is up for reelection. Will try to find out.


17 posted on 11/11/2012 6:16:21 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: rktman

IF the House stood firm and refused to go along with nobama AND the Prez went around with EO’s AND gets away with it, then we no longer have a Constitutional Representative Rebublic Government, rather a dictatorship. This and/or punishment of the Red States will gen up the “official” requests for peaceful secession, which could force nobama to give in and give up his Musilini impersonation (he does have a record of capitulating when threatened with greater force, just never been tested on this grand a scale before).


18 posted on 11/11/2012 6:16:38 AM PST by X-spurt (It is time for OFF YOUR FEET and on the gravy-train)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I loath RINOs more than liberals. Liberals have no shame promoting tax increases, restricting liberty, promoting perversion and infanticide, hating traditional American values, and on and on. RINOs have no core beliefs worth fighting for, and reject and excoriate us conservative patriots who do. How I long for those in the GOP who would pledge their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor on behalf of our nation.


19 posted on 11/11/2012 6:16:56 AM PST by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Boehner blocked National Right to Work legislation from even coming up for a vote. Never got out of Committee. The National Right to Work Cmte. has blasted him for years because of his actions.

Time for a change...

20 posted on 11/11/2012 6:18:06 AM PST by donozark (The voices inside my head may not be real, but they have some good ideas!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Website for the House republican majority:

http://www.gop.gov/


21 posted on 11/11/2012 6:18:22 AM PST by ex91B10 (We've tried the Soap Box,the Ballot Box and the Jury Box; ONE BOX LEFT!)
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To: cripplecreek
Looks like it's time to look at the list of RINOs coming up for re-election in 2 years and find conservatives to primary them. And if that don't work, switch to third party and run against them.

Sometimes the threat is enough to get the GOPe to "fall in line" but these will not be empty threats. We need to prepare for the 2014 election now.

22 posted on 11/11/2012 6:19:03 AM PST by tsowellfan (Allen West for Speaker!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
I fear Boehner has "evolved"...
...into a skunk of the first order...

Go figure...

23 posted on 11/11/2012 6:20:09 AM PST by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: cripplecreek; bitt; bevperl; MamaDearest; unkus; gonzo; sheik yerbouty; Clintonfatigued; ...

A few million telephone calls, 53 million, to the gutless Speaker should begin tomorrow at:

202-224-3121

Give him your thoughts and then call the rest of the eunuchs and demand that we get a new Speaker, one that has spine, guts, and a pair of nads. Requirements are an American with gonads and one that doesn’t drink 24/7.


24 posted on 11/11/2012 6:20:55 AM PST by ExTexasRedhead
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To: EmilyGeiger

when we win some elections.


25 posted on 11/11/2012 6:22:42 AM PST by RC one (Akin/Mourdock-2016)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

The house GOP should tell Boehner to shove himself up his smelly RINO Obama and go outside and die.

Soon.

Now.


26 posted on 11/11/2012 6:25:13 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: sheikdetailfeather
As usual people here do not seem to have a clue. Here's what will happen if "angry House leader" confronts Obama:

1. Obama gets in front of the media and says Angry House Leader and a handful of radicals want to shut down the economy.
2. Obama works up a bill with Reid with everything he wants
3. Obama negotiates a little and gives up a triviality or two
4. Obama musters the media and ramrods the bill using the RINO vote.

This is what happened with TARP. It is one of the main reasons we lost the election in 2008.

The result people here want. crash the economy over opposition to Obamacare, is not going to happen. We will simply get steamrolled. But following a more rational approach that will not happen and we will get to cliff so that the D-Senate will come and beg for a deal. They will get a lot more outside pressure than the House because their donors are bigger.

27 posted on 11/11/2012 6:25:44 AM PST by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

Going to have to start calling him Igor after doctor Frankenstien’s toady.


28 posted on 11/11/2012 6:32:17 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: ex91B10

http://www.speaker.gov/contact/


29 posted on 11/11/2012 6:34:17 AM PST by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: mrsmith

I agree. The article NEVER quotes Boehner. In fact, the article has very few quotes and a lot of spin about what they said, and paraphrasing. The whole thing could be a total misrepresentation.

Look, Boehner may well be just as feckless as the Times says he is, but I’m not going to believe it simply because the Times says so. They want us to form a circular firing squad. That’s why they put the article out.


30 posted on 11/11/2012 6:34:29 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright ("WTF?: How Karl Rove and the Establishment Lost....Again")
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To: C. Edmund Wright
Look, Boehner may well be just as feckless as the Times says he is, but I’m not going to believe it simply because the Times says so. They want us to form a circular firing squad. That’s why they put the article out.

Thank you for your sanity.

31 posted on 11/11/2012 6:36:45 AM PST by rhombus
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To: Freestate316

“How I long for those in the GOP who would pledge their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor on behalf of our nation.”

No kidding.


32 posted on 11/11/2012 6:37:08 AM PST by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

The FBI may have steamy e-mails sent to Jill Biden!


33 posted on 11/11/2012 6:39:10 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: rhombus

Boehner is an easy target, and I don’t like him or trust him. Having said that, my distrust and dislike for the NYT is even deeper than it is for Boehner.


34 posted on 11/11/2012 6:40:28 AM PST by C. Edmund Wright ("WTF?: How Karl Rove and the Establishment Lost....Again")
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Would it be possible to start a grassroots campaign to replace Bonehead with someone like Paul Ryan?


35 posted on 11/11/2012 6:41:19 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

One of the big jokes about Obama’s tax the ‘rich’ argument is that even if you did tax the ‘rich’ it would basically have no effect on the deficit. It would simply drop from 1.2 trillion a year to 1.1 trillion a year...essentially no change.

Still the tax the ‘rich’ argument was powerful red meat for the Dems because they honestly believe that solves all of our problems. Their favorite shows are Honey Boo-Boo and Aerican Idol, afterall. We’e not talking about wizards, here. Still, This simply has to be acknowledged as a poilitical reality.

The question before us is how to handle this vacuous proposal in a politically tennable way. In other words, it’s politics baby!! I sort of like the approach of agreeing to remove tax loopholes rather than raising taxes. In the end, I suppose it’s the same thing but, at least we get the fig leaf of not raising taxes and therefore holding firm to our principals.

In the end, the vacuous approach by Obama will be shown to have zero effect on the deficit should he accept it but, here’s the rub. In my opinion, Obama will not accept it. His goal has always been to raise taxes on everyone by allowing all Bush Tax cuts to fade away and then politically placing the blame on the ‘radical’ republicans for not moving his way on taxing the rich. Let’s face it, Obamacare, free phones, and crony capitalism needs to funded and Obama needs the midddle class money whether he admits it or not. He’s playing a game and so are we (whether we want to admit it or not), so we better play it right.

This is why it’s so important that we offer up ‘tax loophole’ reform and not tax rate increases. It gives us our figleaf without compromising our principles. If Obama rejects it, it’s on him politically. If he accepts it, nothing will improve and it’s still on him. It’s politics.


36 posted on 11/11/2012 6:43:46 AM PST by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: Vaquero

No one will contest him for the Speakership. Whenever he is up for re-election he has to be primaried. We must not allow any of the lockstep GOP RINOS to go uncontested in their bids for re-election.


37 posted on 11/11/2012 6:45:32 AM PST by AmericanRobot
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To: ScottfromNJ

Bump to this.


38 posted on 11/11/2012 6:45:56 AM PST by Morris70
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Never forget “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt”.


39 posted on 11/11/2012 6:48:43 AM PST by rhombus
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Is he still a heavy smoker?


40 posted on 11/11/2012 6:51:45 AM PST by albie
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Now, like all great plans, my strategy is so simple an idiot could have devised it. On my command all ships will line up and file directly into the alien death cannons, clogging them with wreckage.
41 posted on 11/11/2012 6:55:06 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Boner thinks the Tea Party is the enemy...


42 posted on 11/11/2012 6:55:30 AM PST by dalebert
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To: cripplecreek

43 posted on 11/11/2012 6:59:11 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
I'm assuming the Drunker of the house is talking to the Tea Party Conservatives who can win elections?

And yes, Boehner is a Am/PM DRUNK! I know that glazed look well. kick his ass to the curb..

44 posted on 11/11/2012 7:00:04 AM PST by MaxMax
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45 posted on 11/11/2012 7:00:39 AM PST by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Why do “conservatives” keep reading the NYT and sending people to click on their links? The NYT cannot publish much truth anyway so what is the point at looking at any of it. Rather, consider how poor their finances are and how easy a target they can make. Don’t read their BS, send an email to one of their advertisers and tell them you won’t buy their products so long as they fund the NYT with their advertising money.

Send the NYT to bankruptcy. Boybott them. Boycott Christmas. Take a stand for your principles.


46 posted on 11/11/2012 7:02:18 AM PST by wrencher
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To: Freestate316
I see RINO's standing up to Conservatives but not the Dems.

But then I guess the RINO's know how to win elections better, huh Drunker of the House Boehner?

47 posted on 11/11/2012 7:03:36 AM PST by MaxMax
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Boehner has to go. Maybe the GOP house members who took a dressing down from this gutless, spineless capon (capon = a castrated chicken) need to go too.

Romney lost for a whole host of reasons not necessary to elaborate on here and too large to do so. But he lost by about 2% of the votes cast.

BOEHNER lost a WHOLE HOST of seats in the House. His pandering to the Democrat left resulting in that idiotic decision about the mandated cuts without a balanced budget didn’t help. It takes more than just brains to get elected - it takes political savvy and so far the GOP has failed to demonstrate ANY.

WERE THE SHOE ON THE OTHER FOOT, and the DEMS had lost, THEY wouldn’t be bucking under to the GOP, compromising THEIR “principles,” or excoriating each other. They would be blaming the GOP!!!!

Much as I HATE the Democrats, they are ALWAYS true to their “principles” - such as they are.

But once AGAIN, conservative Republicans and Americans whom the GOP ALLEGES to represent, are being beat up and hung up to dry by this craven poltroon who should NO LONGER be the Speaker of the House!

DUMP BOEHNER!!!! AND DUMP MCCONNELL!!!!

If they DON’T go, we need ANOTHER party to squeeze out the Romneys, Bushes, McConnells, Christies, Cains, Grahams, Keanes and OTHER GOP wonder-boys and drive them in to the Democrat Party where they belong!!

DO WHAT THE LADY SAYS (Thank you Ex-Texas Redhead) AND CALL THE DAMN NUMBER!!!!!!

God bless you Ex-Texas Redhead and DON’T GIVE UP!!


48 posted on 11/11/2012 7:04:27 AM PST by ZULU (See video: http://gatesofvienna.blogspot.com/2012/09/the-first-siege-of-vienna.html)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

F*ck you and your line, Mr. Boehner.

You stand in it.


49 posted on 11/11/2012 7:06:17 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Screw Boehner the sooner he’s no longer speaker the better off we are.


50 posted on 11/11/2012 7:10:25 AM PST by kenmcg (t)
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