Skip to comments.Boehner Tells House G.O.P. to Fall in Line
Posted on 11/11/2012 5:54:34 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather
WASHINGTON On a conference call with House Republicans a day after the partys 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 speakers 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 ...
Mark R. Levin@marklevinshow
Boehner must go before more damage is done... http://fb.me/2heUb6txy
The Weeper of The House has jumped the congressional shark.
Oooh. NYTimes propaganda!
Let’s post it over and over!
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.
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 )
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.
The overthrow is complete
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.
When can we get rid of Boehner?
Boehner is a disgrace. His replacement as speaker is long overdue.
Crawl back under the sun lamp, Bonehead.
Or we will do to you what we did to West.
I miss Tom DeLay.
(For some reason I can't make a link).
I am not sure when he is up for reelection. Will try to find out.
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).
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.
Time for a change...
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.
A few million telephone calls, 53 million, to the gutless Speaker should begin tomorrow at:
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.
when we win some elections.
The house GOP should tell Boehner to shove himself up his smelly RINO Obama and go outside and die.
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.
Going to have to start calling him Igor after doctor Frankenstien’s toady.
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.
Thank you for your sanity.
“How I long for those in the GOP who would pledge their lives, fortunes, and sacred honor on behalf of our nation.”
The FBI may have steamy e-mails sent to Jill Biden!
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.
Would it be possible to start a grassroots campaign to replace Bonehead with someone like Paul Ryan?
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.
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.
Bump to this.
Never forget “Let Detroit Go Bankrupt”.
Is he still a heavy smoker?
Boner thinks the Tea Party is the enemy...
And yes, Boehner is a Am/PM DRUNK! I know that glazed look well. kick his ass to the curb..
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.
But then I guess the RINO's know how to win elections better, huh Drunker of the House Boehner?
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!!
F*ck you and your line, Mr. Boehner.
You stand in it.
Screw Boehner the sooner he’s no longer speaker the better off we are.
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