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Night Of The Long Knives: 'Fake' Conservative John Boehner Purges The GOP
Zero Hedge ^ | 12-5-12 | "Tyler Durden"

Posted on 12/05/2012 4:30:58 PM PST by RKBA Democrat

Is this really the reason why markets are rallying today? (or is it front-running the potential 'cone of silence' from a long-weekend in DC) We suspect neither, but Mike Krieger, having written extensively on the two-party political sham, notes the issue is that both the Democratic Party and the Republican Party are at their core the same on the big issues most affect these United States at this time. This past election should have been a wakeup call to the Republican establishment, but based on John Boehner’s recent actions, they have learned absolutely nothing. The Republican Party is imploding from within since its leaders don’t actually stand for anything. Here is how Mr. Boehner treats those within his party that do stand for something.

Via Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,

I have written about the two-party political sham for many years now. At its root, the issue is that both the Democratic Party and the Republican Party are at their core the same on the big issues most affect these United States at this time. These issues are:

The Federal Reserve scam and Wall Street theft. Civil liberties and the destruction of the Constitution. Our aggressive foreign policy and imperial wars abroad that help only the oligarchs and impoverish the masses.

Then they divide and conquer the masses using relatively irrelevant social issues like gay marriage, which are highly charged emotionally but will not affect your ability to put food on the table.

This past election should have been a wakeup call to the Republican establishment, but based on John Boehner’s recent actions, they have learned absolutely nothing. The Republican Party is imploding from within since its leaders don’t actually stand for anything. Here is how Mr. Boehner treats those within his party that do stand for something.

From the Huffington Post:

On Monday, the Republican Steering Committee, which is chaired by House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), voted to remove Reps. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) and Tim Huelskamp (R-Kansas) from the House Budget Commtitee. Reps. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) and Walter Jones (R-N.C.) lost their positions on the Financial Services Committee.

The four members are known for occasionally bucking leadership and voting against Boehner’s wishes. Amash, Huelskamp and Schweikert are popular with the conservative movement, while Jones has made a name for himself by speaking out against U.S. involvement in Afghanistan.

Reuters notes that removing Amash and Huelskamp from the Budget Committee “could make it easier for the panel to advance a deal with Democrats to cut fiscal deficits” — which is exactly what many conservative groups are afraid of.

Huelskamp unloaded on GOP leadership Tuesday at a Heritage Foundation event in Washington, saying, “We were not notified about what might occur but it confirms in my mind the deepest suspicions that most Americans have about Washington D.C: it’s petty, it’s vindictive, and if you have conservative principles you will be punished.”

“It’s a slap in the face to all young people who are thinking about being Republicans, want to be a part of this party, and are being told, ‘Well, if you disagree with leadership just a couple times we’re going to send you home … you don’t get to participate,’” he said.

Jones said he hasn’t yet spoken to Boehner. In fact, he only found out he lost his spot on the committee when his staff read about it on the Internet.

Talk about classless. These guys apparently weren’t even notified of their demotions ahead of time and had to read about it in the press. The message to the citizenry is clear. We must move away from the two-party system and fast. That way we can elect candidates that actually vote the will of the people that elected them, rather than pander to some slimy political godfather in Washington.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: weeper; whigs
"The Republican Party is imploding from within since its leaders don’t actually stand for anything."

We can only hope.

1 posted on 12/05/2012 4:31:08 PM PST by RKBA Democrat
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To: RKBA Democrat

2 posted on 12/05/2012 4:34:40 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: RKBA Democrat

It’s all kabuki theater. Relax and enjoy the show.


3 posted on 12/05/2012 4:35:17 PM PST by henkster ("The people who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin)
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To: henkster

“It’s all kabuki theater. Relax and enjoy the show.”

More like a bad melodrama.


4 posted on 12/05/2012 4:38:39 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (Getting in touch with my inner rebel)
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To: RKBA Democrat
Night of the Long Knives

Yes, this is just like what Hitler did in early July, 1934. The only difference is that Hitler murdered his opponents, but he never messed with their committee assignments.

5 posted on 12/05/2012 4:43:29 PM PST by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

“Saturday, November 17, 2012
Why the GOP won’t challenge vote fraud.

The Republican Party made an agreement 30 years ago with the Democrat Party NOT to ensure voting integrity and NOT to pursue suspected vote fraud.”

http://thesteadydrip.blogspot.com/2012/11/why-gop-wont-challenge-vote-fraud.html

Time for a CONSERVATIVE PARTY that makes NO deal with the enemy.

That way, Cry Baby Boehner can drink all day and play with Barry in the woods when he looks for that “slice”.


6 posted on 12/05/2012 4:47:14 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Mortrey

“That way, Cry Baby Boehner can drink all day and play with Barry in the woods when he looks for that “slice”.”

Then come back to bathhouse barry’s little White House love nest and “slice it up” it with barry and reggie.


7 posted on 12/05/2012 4:52:29 PM PST by jivin gene (Breakin' up is hard to do)
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To: RKBA Democrat

There is no such thing as a fake conservative - either you are or you are not.
Boehner apparently is not.


8 posted on 12/05/2012 4:53:02 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

HOORAY Tyler and the great posters at ZH!

RESIGN Boehner, you POS.


9 posted on 12/05/2012 4:59:30 PM PST by PGalt
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To: RKBA Democrat

One thing for certain that the republicans in congress are not thinking about, is that...

The more and more they become like the democrats, the less and less that people will need a difference. And then, there won’t be a need to have 2 different parties, since they will be the same, with different names. Why even bother to go vote for republicans since it won’t matter anymore.


10 posted on 12/05/2012 5:41:14 PM PST by adorno (Y)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Vichy Republicans are my mortal enemy.


11 posted on 12/05/2012 6:28:01 PM PST by Noumenon (As long as you have a rifle, you STILL have a vote.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

no problemo, Jonny.

I purged myself of the Republican Party today—I changed my voter registration to unaffiliated.

No more Lucy holding the football for me.


12 posted on 12/05/2012 6:32:45 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Tau Food; All
“Night of the Long Knives”

That is exactly what I thought when I read the first article about Boehner zapping the conservatives off committees because they didn't vote like he wanted. I really did think, “Night of the Long Knives”.

If a conservative party comes from the ashes of the present liberal Republican Party, I will help this new party.

13 posted on 12/05/2012 6:37:12 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today.)
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To: exit82

I to will give you the finger and spit in your general direction, no money for you pig or your a##kissing GOP fiends! We first need to overthrow the republican party


14 posted on 12/05/2012 6:38:26 PM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: Mortrey

“The Republican Party made an agreement 30 years ago with the Democrat Party NOT to ensure voting integrity and NOT to pursue suspected vote fraud.””

That was an agreement for one court case 30 years ago. The Republicans broke the law in that case, did things they should not have done at polling places, saying they were doing it to ensure voting integrity and suspected voter fraud. The agreement was they would not do those illegal things again at polling places.


15 posted on 12/05/2012 6:45:20 PM PST by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today.)
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To: exit82

I am considering doing the same thing. No Party here may not get to vote in primaries....gotta check on that....

We really need to get a new party going.


16 posted on 12/05/2012 7:30:32 PM PST by jch10 (7th generation Floridian)
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To: jch10

HEre in DE I can no longer vote in the primary. Big deal. Didn’t make a difference here when I could.

In other states, the GOP is so stupid they allow open primaries. That way the Dems can help choose the GOP candidate.

They don’t call it the stupid party for nothing.

They can go be stupid by themselves. They are 21st Century Whigs, for all I care.


17 posted on 12/05/2012 7:51:28 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: RKBA Democrat
Then they divide and conquer the masses using relatively irrelevant social issues like gay marriage, which are highly charged emotionally but will not affect your ability to put food on the table.

Great until this flatulence.

Nice and slowly now ... our rights come from God. Not from government. When we forget God we forget our grounding as conservatives. It is just that simple.

Ungrounded 'conservatives' are about to affect the ability of millions of Americans to put food on the table.

Social conservatism is inseparable from conservatism. FOR THE LAST TIME.

18 posted on 12/05/2012 7:57:10 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: RKBA Democrat

RINO File.


19 posted on 12/05/2012 7:58:13 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: exit82

And you may have just “unaffiliated” yourself out of the 2014 primaries!


20 posted on 12/06/2012 11:22:29 AM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: RKBA Democrat

“It’s all kabuki theater. Relax and enjoy the show.”

More like a bad melodrama.

I feel like it is a nightmare from which I can’t wake up.


21 posted on 12/06/2012 11:25:36 AM PST by Polyxene (Out of the depths I have cried to Thee, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice.)
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To: Theodore R.

No loss. Voting in a primary has never made a difference in the general for me.


22 posted on 12/06/2012 11:41:14 AM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Marcella

“This is a summary of the appeals judge’s ruling, filed on March 8, 2012:

In 1982, the Republican National Committee (“RNC”) and the Democratic National Committee (“DNC”) entered into a consent decree (the “Decree” or “Consent Decree”), which is national in scope, limiting the RNC’s ability to engage or assist in voter fraud prevention unless the RNC obtains the court’s approval in advance. The RNC appeals from a judgment of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey denying, in part, the RNC’s Motion to Vacate or Modify the Consent Decree. Although the District Court declined to vacate the Decree, it did make modifications to the Decree. The RNC argues that the District Court abused its discretion by modifying the Decree as it did and by declining to vacate the Decree. For the following reasons, we will affirm the District Court’s judgment.

Surprise! The judge who denied the RNC’s appeal to “vacate” the 1982 Consent Decree is an Obama appointee, Judge Joseph Greenaway, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.”

http://thesteadydrip.blogspot.com/2012/11/why-gop-wont-challenge-vote-fraud.html


23 posted on 12/06/2012 5:49:53 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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