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To: cripplecreek

I’m not real clear about his voting. When he votes against Boehner and the republicans, does that mean he is voting WITH the democrats?

Honest question, cc. No arguing intended.


9 posted on 12/03/2012 4:18:41 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

Could be a simple matter of voting against both parties and representing his constituents.


11 posted on 12/03/2012 4:21:24 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: xzins

On close votes, he’s been voting against Boehner on conservative principles when Boehner needs a vote to close a deal with the liberal Democrats. Really, conservatives are considered more of an enemy to the Boehners of the world than are liberals.

McCain is another case study: He fights, and spends more political ad money against conservative challengers to his power than he does against the Dems.


15 posted on 12/03/2012 4:29:21 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: xzins
(IOW, it's Boehner who wants to vote with the Dems.)
16 posted on 12/03/2012 4:30:33 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: xzins
I’m not real clear about his voting. When he votes against Boehner and the republicans, does that mean he is voting WITH the democrats?

I believe it to mean that while he is in their committee meetings, his ideas of conservative policy are different/oppositve of Boehner's people in there - he is opposing what they want. They don't want to deal with his dissention, so they are dumping him.

24 posted on 12/03/2012 5:11:35 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today.)
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To: xzins
Here's one crucial vote where he voted AGAINST Obama and the GOP leadership and voted FOR the American people:

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2011/roll690.xml

Here was the opportunity the GOP House had back in August 2011 to put an end to deficit spending by refusing to raise the debt ceiling. Obama asked for another $2.5 trillion. Schweikert said no. Boehner said yes. I'll take a Schweikert over a Boehner any day.

44 posted on 12/03/2012 7:16:35 PM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: xzins

:’)


50 posted on 12/03/2012 8:01:15 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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