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Deposed GOP lawmaker suggests he could vote against Boehner as Speaker (Boehner's Purge Scorecard)
The Hill ^ | 12/7/12 | Daniel Strauss

Posted on 12/07/2012 8:13:21 AM PST by jimbo123

Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) suggested Friday he might not support Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) for Speaker.

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Amash and the other members kicked from the committees — Reps. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.), Walter Jones (R-N.C.), and David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) — are known for not supporting leadership on votes. Boehner told GOP lawmakers at a closed-door meeting this week that leaders would be watching their votes, participants said.

Amash, who lost a spot on the House Budget Committee, urged Boehner to release the voting scorecard that led to the decision.

"It's pretty clear that they had a scorecard and if you were in support of more government you got a positive score and if you're in support of less government you got a negative score which seems completely contrary to what you'd expect from Republicans," Amash said.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boner; rino

1 posted on 12/07/2012 8:13:31 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

We need to get a grassroots movement going to dump Boner.


2 posted on 12/07/2012 8:16:25 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: jimbo123
he might not support Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) for Speaker.

Might not? How much more does Boehner need to pee into his coffee cup before he decides this the Boner is not leadership material?

3 posted on 12/07/2012 8:20:03 AM PST by theDentist (FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: jimbo123

“could” vote against Boehner

COULD? Why not WOULD? Is this guy a sissy?


4 posted on 12/07/2012 8:22:24 AM PST by laweeks
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To: jimbo123

Boehner sucks. He needs to be bounced.


5 posted on 12/07/2012 8:22:54 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: jimbo123

If Boehner agrees to one dime in increased taxes, he should go — regardless of whether he calls them “revenues” instead of taxes or just “closing loopholes” instead of higher rates....

How hard is it to understand that our federal government is bringing in more than enough money and that it just needs to spend less, a vast amount less?


6 posted on 12/07/2012 8:29:00 AM PST by Stingray51
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To: jimbo123

Well they only need to get 12 more to vote no and Boehner is out. I’m going to email my rep and tell him Tammy Faye needs to go.


7 posted on 12/07/2012 8:32:22 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jimbo123
suggested Friday he might not support Rep. John Boehner

What "might"?
Why the hell is the any question about that?

Fire Boehner!

8 posted on 12/07/2012 8:39:38 AM PST by grobdriver
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To: jimbo123

Yes Boehner needs to go, but the bigger question in my mind is do I need to change my party affiliation from Republican to independent or a so-called “third” Conservative party. I’m very close to that, but I would prefer to time my switch with millions of others so that the GOP gets the message that its days are numbered and that conservatives are willing to venture into the wilderness of total Democrat control in order to kill the anti-conservative element of the party on the “right.”

We may have to be willing to let the country go to hell in order to rise up again.


9 posted on 12/07/2012 8:40:27 AM PST by Sharkfish ( "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." -- Edmund Burke)
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To: jimbo123

Yes Boehner needs to go, but the bigger question in my mind is do I need to change my party affiliation from Republican to independent or a so-called “third” Conservative party. I’m very close to that, but I would prefer to time my switch with millions of others so that the GOP gets the message that its days are numbered and that conservatives are willing to venture into the wilderness of total Democrat control in order to kill the anti-conservative element of the party on the “right.”

We may have to be willing to let the country go to hell in order to rise up again.


10 posted on 12/07/2012 8:40:39 AM PST by Sharkfish ( "All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing." -- Edmund Burke)
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To: Fiji Hill

Boy do we.


11 posted on 12/07/2012 8:40:57 AM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: Fiji Hill
We need to get a grassroots movement going to dump Boner. Agreed! Think Harriet Miers Scale!!
12 posted on 12/07/2012 8:41:24 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: Fiji Hill
We need to get a grassroots movement going to dump Boner.

Bobbit Boner
13 posted on 12/07/2012 8:42:29 AM PST by crosshairs (Hurricane Barry is 1000 times more destructive than Hurricane Sandy.)
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To: jimbo123

You aren’t going to get 218 votes for a different Republian.

Your only hope is to replace him with a Democrat, but not Pelosi.


14 posted on 12/07/2012 8:43:24 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: jimbo123

Purge Boehner.
Spit on Boehner.
F*rt in Boehner’s general direction.
Ditch Boehner.
Drown Boehner.
Hang Boehner.
Drop Boehner from a plane.
Send Boehner into the sun.
Give Boehner to the Taliban.
anything that has the result of:
Gettting that RINO SOB OUT OF THE HOUSE LEADERSHIP.
Not now, but yesterday.


15 posted on 12/07/2012 8:51:16 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: jimbo123

Seriously, put Mark Levin up to run for Speaker of the House. We need a Patton now, and Levin would stand for right.


16 posted on 12/07/2012 8:57:31 AM PST by Texas Songwriter ( i)
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To: jimbo123

He need not “suggest” it. He needs to DO IT.


17 posted on 12/07/2012 9:06:55 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: jimbo123

Could?

I have no itention of supporting a bunch of gutless ankle grabbing ass clowns any longer.

Prove that you are otherwise, or I will vote your opponents in.


18 posted on 12/07/2012 9:18:46 AM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: jimbo123

is there an easy way to compare the voting records of those removed with Boehners record to see which votes were different?


19 posted on 12/07/2012 9:46:01 AM PST by reed13k (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: NeoCaveman

What happens if he gets more than Pelosi, but not a majority? The house has no speaker, but what is the process in the house with no speaker.


20 posted on 12/07/2012 9:46:31 AM PST by nomobs
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To: Sharkfish

As a prior Democrat who became a Reagan Republican I’m in the same boat trying to decide if I need to change to “Independent”. The Democrats are now the Socialist Party, The Republic Party is now the Democrat Party & both have left my Conservative views.


21 posted on 12/07/2012 9:53:58 AM PST by jrcats (Going Galt!)
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To: nomobs

I think you keep voting until someone gets a majority.


22 posted on 12/07/2012 9:54:14 AM PST by NeoCaveman (SMOD 2012)
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To: Sharkfish
We may have to be willing to let the country go to hell in order to rise up again.

Tea Partiers made Boehner the current Speaker, and Tea Partiers can hit the reset button in 2014. Pelosi will be pushing 75 by then, and be even more of a doddering fool.

23 posted on 12/07/2012 10:02:17 AM PST by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: nomobs

Why is Pelosi even part of the conversation? The party in the majority always decides the Speaker of the House...........or does it?


24 posted on 12/07/2012 10:10:13 AM PST by MachIV
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To: jimbo123

Boehner is a god damn drunk and he needs to go.


25 posted on 12/07/2012 10:23:31 AM PST by Michael Barnes (Obamaa+ Downgrade)
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To: MachIV

I thought the house chose the leader. Since the majority usually will vote for THEIR guy,it would be logical that he would win. Doesn’t the house leader lead the entire house like the president is supposed to lead the entire country? Isn’t he supposed to looking out for the country?

Confused because nothing in DC follows any common sense logical process. If they had anything but BS to sell, they would be out running business. They have no clue how to do anything except campaign and spin.


26 posted on 12/07/2012 12:19:29 PM PST by nomobs
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