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BOEHNER: I Looked At Geithner And I Said, 'You Can't Be Serious?'
business insider ^ | Dec. 2, 2012, 10:27 AM | Brett LoGiurato

Posted on 12/02/2012 7:11:56 PM PST by Red Steel

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To: sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker
'Friendship means never having to say you're sorry to SOL for having a gloomy outlook', dude.

bwahahahha !!! i used to be negative, but today im positively pessimistic... 8^}

51 posted on 12/03/2012 11:37:12 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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To: Gilbo_3; sickoflibs

” Boehner said. “I looked at [Geithner] and I said, ‘You can’t be serious?’ “

Geithner looked at Boehner, and said “ You can’t be sober! “


52 posted on 12/03/2012 11:42:36 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; chopperjc; GOPsterinMA; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy
Well after he gets taxes to go up on ‘the rich’ then he wont have much of an argument on that anymore. Republicans can play thre O game and blame everything on those tax increases. But unfortunately that will be too late to hurt O because he was already re-elected.

One theory is that since O has already won reelection, he could actually work with Rs to reform entitlements, without fear of leftist voter retaliation. Unfortunately, every time O says he is cutting spending it ends up being some kind of trick that costs even more to the bottom line. And the GOP has some sleazy budget tricks of its own.


53 posted on 12/03/2012 12:49:17 PM PST by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; sickoflibs; stephenjohnbanker; chopperjc; GOPsterinMA; DoughtyOne; ...

” One theory is that since O has already won reelection, he could actually work with Rs to reform entitlements, without fear of leftist voter retaliation.”

Except that Obama wants to destroy our economy.


54 posted on 12/03/2012 12:56:23 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; chopperjc; GOPsterinMA; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy
RE :”One theory is that since O has already won reelection, he could actually work with Rs to reform entitlements, without fear of leftist voter retaliation”

HA-HA, I think a few weeks ago I said that it could be a possibility in the next four years anyway, but I certainly was not predicting that he would and it is not lookin that way right now in the short term.

I would say that the lib Dem base (in both houses too) is telling him :
We won. We beat them. No more deals(as in 2010). It is now time to stick it to them and make them pay. And no touchin entitlements. Stick it to the rich. Humiliate the House Rs.

So O will give them their Republican blood (tax increases) first. Then we will see where he goes from there.

Here's my original point : Do we really want O to look successful at something like this like he looked to voters with Bin Laden? Sure Bin is dead but now we got four more years of O.

55 posted on 12/03/2012 1:07:48 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems want to win.The GOP wants to whine. Why dont they fight to win like Dems do?)
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To: ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; chopperjc; GOPsterinMA; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; Impy

Obama wants to raise taxes, and he is demanding that certain taxes will go up.

Now it is certainly a possibility that these taxes could result in a slower economy, or maybe something else will slow it down anyway looking like the taxes, so he demands a stimulus at the same time to pump the economy short term. He will just spend that new tax money. He wants no short term deficit reduction. He lied about that folks *shocked*

Now entitlements? How does he sell that to te Pelosi crew? They will tell him “We won”, so raise more taxes.


56 posted on 12/03/2012 1:29:57 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems want to win.The GOP wants to whine. Why dont they fight to win like Dems do?)
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To: sickoflibs; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; chopperjc; GOPsterinMA; DoughtyOne; ...

Lets face it. We aren’t going to get a deal from the Dems. Any agreement made will not be honored. When middle America sees themselves paying thousands more in taxes, we can hang it on Obama.


57 posted on 12/03/2012 1:36:51 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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RE :”Lets face it. We aren’t going to get a deal from the Dems. Any agreement made will not be honored. When middle America sees themselves paying thousands more in taxes, we can hang it on Obama.”

You mean “Pass tax increases now for spending cuts later, the cuts in a later bill” ????

If Rs go for that then they are likely working for Obama. No one is that stupid.

58 posted on 12/03/2012 1:40:40 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems want to win.The GOP wants to whine. Why dont they fight to win like Dems do?)
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Maybe O really believes that massive govt spending is good for the economy, or at least part of him believes that.

Reagan had the Nixon curse to overcome in 1980, but the voters were at least smart enough to throw out Carter. I have doubts that Reagan would have won with the GWB curse and 2012 voters.


59 posted on 12/03/2012 1:46:43 PM PST by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Fool me once, shame on you -- twice, shame on me -- 100 times, it's U. S. immigration policy.)
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To: sickoflibs

” You mean “Pass tax increases now “

HELL no! We pass nothing!


60 posted on 12/03/2012 1:48:49 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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RE : You mean “Pass tax increases now “
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HELL no! We pass nothing!”

I wasn't saying that you were saying that silly. I was characterizing those who you were complaining about.

61 posted on 12/03/2012 8:10:24 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems want to win.The GOP wants to whine. Why dont they fight to win like Dems do?)
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“JMr Boehner should not be negotiating with Mr Geithner. Boehner is the leader of one of the co-equal branches of government. Mr Geithner is not! Aside of being a tax cheat, Geithner is merely a secretary for the administration..... If Obama doesn’t want to talk to Boehner, then Boehner should pass a bill making permanent all of the Bush tax cuts and go home for the holidays......”

Is that really possible?


62 posted on 12/03/2012 9:11:14 PM PST by malia
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To: sickoflibs; All
Newt Gingrich for Speaker!!

63 posted on 12/03/2012 9:13:33 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

???? You actually think that picture of him with O and Rev Al makes the case for him?


64 posted on 12/03/2012 9:34:34 PM PST by sickoflibs (Dems want to win.The GOP wants to whine. Why dont they fight to win like Dems do?)
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To: stephenjohnbanker; sickoflibs; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas
Any agreement made will not be honored.

by which side ??? the 'R's are getting into the 10 yrs from now planning game too, so i doubt the blame would be burdened by anybody currently serving... 8^}

When middle America sees themselves paying thousands more in taxes, we can hang it on Obama.

or bambam can hang it on the 'tax cuts for the rich'...

65 posted on 12/04/2012 12:37:59 AM PST by Gilbo_3 (Gov is not reason; not eloquent; its force.Like fire,a dangerous servant & master. George Washington)
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"???? You actually think that picture of him with O and Rev Al makes the case for him?

It looks a LOT better to be in the Oval Office in a meeting setting where he can be interviewed afterwards and get HIS opinion out to the public rather than out jerkin' around on a golf course with Barry like the present speaker.

I would MUCH rather see Newt on a daily basis getting in the Kenyan's business and head, busting Nancy's chops, smacking Harry (NO budget in Three years!!) Reid's head around, and seeing Newt messing with every Sunday Morning Talk Show host instead of McCain and Graham, and watch Jay Carney have to explain "what Newt said about the administration again today" EVERYDAY, than the worthless weakings tha are now "in charge".

Lib's heads would literally explode worldwide.

THAT's why I chose the pic with THAT CAPTION. It would not be "business as usual".

We need a LEADER right now who will challenge Barry and his bunch at every opportunity. IMHO, Newt would be that guy to put us on offense instead of the defeatest defensive mood permiating from the election loss.

66 posted on 12/04/2012 1:13:56 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: sickoflibs

” I wasn’t saying that you were saying that silly. I was characterizing those who you were complaining about. “

Pardon me. I must be getting paranoid : )


67 posted on 12/04/2012 7:11:03 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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