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Boehner Orchestrating the GOP's Demise
American Thinker ^ | December 7, 2012 | J Robert Smith

Posted on 12/08/2012 6:03:35 AM PST by upchuck

It's a contest of wills and guess who is winning? President Obama, of course. And that's because the president is up against the GOP's equivalent of Churchill's "Boneless Wonder," Speaker John Boehner. Matched against the president, Boehner is making Ned Beatty's hapless character from the classic movie Deliverance look downright gritty.

Boehner the Boneless Wonder's beta dog routine is doing much to deep-six the Party of Lincoln. Hyperbole? Don't grumpy grassroots conservatives grouse incessantly that establishment Republicans are screwing the -- well, putting it more politely, screwing it up and that the Grand Old Party will go the way of the pterodactyl?

For the insulated tin-eared prowlers of the halls of Congress (Boehner being chief), hear this: The times, they have a-changed -- radically so. The context is dramatically different today than America before the Hugo Chavez-in-chief wanna-be in the White House, the august and empurpled Barack Hussein Obama, took the nation's reins ("On Dancer, on Comet, on Boehner!)

As of this writing, there's been no stout opposition -- no bold proclamation of principles, no declaration of a fight for limited government and liberty -- from the speaker in the teeth of the president's insistence to tax the lights out of "rich" Americans (and, shhh!, every other working American, too, eventually). Boehner and his lackey GOP colleagues remind the history-minded of the French in the face of the Nazi blitzkrieg: throw up those white flags before the speaker's perfect hair is mussed.

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


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Please go read the entire article. Mr. Smith presents reason after reason why Boehner should be relieved of duty.
1 posted on 12/08/2012 6:03:39 AM PST by upchuck
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To: upchuck
We need someone who is able to eviscerate the MSM at each and every turn, and who they are afraid of. We need someone who repudiates each and every one of their petulant and pathetic ill-informed stupid positions, and deflects their insipid attacks, with such decisiveness that they are all afraid to interview him/her. We need someone who can go around the media and straight to the people, and who wouldn't go to a DC or NYC cocktail party with opposition Democrats for any amount of money.
2 posted on 12/08/2012 6:14:28 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

boner and his ilk just can’t wait for the next party invitation or golf-outing invitation so they can drink and socialize with their “betters”. They will do anything for those invitations so that they can rub shoulders with their “betters”. Pathetic low self-esteem.


3 posted on 12/08/2012 6:19:11 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: upchuck
A famous quote that is timely for Boehner now ...

“You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go”

Truer words have never been spoken about this A-hole.

4 posted on 12/08/2012 6:19:43 AM PST by CapnJack
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

There aren’t any like that in DC.


5 posted on 12/08/2012 6:20:02 AM PST by jch10 (7th generation Floridian)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
Sounds like Newt.
6 posted on 12/08/2012 6:21:52 AM PST by oldbrowser (Put Obama in check, now.)
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To: upchuck

NEW PARTY!!!


7 posted on 12/08/2012 6:22:32 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike (Us and Them...)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
Allen West or Trey Gowdy........

I wouldn't mind them going to some cocktail party, rub shoulders, find out what the opposition is up to, what they want, THEN DOUBLE CROSS THEM.

There is no such thing as FAIR play in politics today. I doubt it ever was.

8 posted on 12/08/2012 6:26:20 AM PST by annieokie
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To: CapnJack

That’s what we need! A conservative New Model Army. Works for me.


9 posted on 12/08/2012 6:34:01 AM PST by PlateOfShrimp
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To: upchuck

Come on John, “squeal like a pig”...


10 posted on 12/08/2012 6:34:51 AM PST by Carthego delenda est
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To: upchuck
I have thought for some time that Boehner should always be depicted with or as an umbrella. With the quality of history being taught lately I doubt many would understand.
11 posted on 12/08/2012 6:36:04 AM PST by CrazyIvan (Obama's birth certificate was found stapled to Soros's receipt.)
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To: oldbrowser
Sounds like Newt.

Check his history. He didn't step down as Speaker because of the Democrats in the House.


12 posted on 12/08/2012 6:39:21 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Well, you certainly aren’t talking about Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy (or McConnell in Senate either).

WRT the speaker position, you could be talking about Newt Gingrich! He showed how it should be done in the debates this spring.

Yes, he did get handled to some extent by Clinton back in the day, but he—unlike the others—appears able to learn and has done so.

Our “leadership” is to Obama what Lewinski was to Clinton. Or maybe they’re just all on the same team after all.


13 posted on 12/08/2012 6:44:02 AM PST by Sal (Pres and State watched our people get raped and murdered in REAL TIME and did nothing!)
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To: CrazyIvan

Let the democrats pass their plan. Vote “present” all of you... and let them own it. Our Federal Gov’t is like a drug user surrounded by enablers. Show some tough love and let the whole thing crash and burn...and hit bottom...Then put the country into an in patient rehab...over seen by conservative principles. It’s the ONLY way to turn this sinking ship around.

Anyone hear think this is just a temporary bump, is kidding themselves. This is just the beginning. None of us born and raised in this country has seen what we’re about to see. Let it hit bottom, expose this president for whom he is and what he stands for. IF in the end his ideas and plans work, then great...but if not we change course. I’m tired of the pass he’s got for the first four years, putting the blame on Bush etc. This is my main argument with Boehner.


14 posted on 12/08/2012 6:49:21 AM PST by nikos1121
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To: upchuck

He is an obama man


15 posted on 12/08/2012 7:06:43 AM PST by dalebert
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To: TomGuy
I know the story. By today's standards it was a minor issue. Compared to the corruption going on in the administration, it is not even worth mentioning.
16 posted on 12/08/2012 7:36:21 AM PST by oldbrowser (Put Obama in check, now.)
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To: upchuck

We need new leadership to progress from here. We’re the party of opportunity and Boehner doesn’t represent that. He’s surrendered entirely to the tax and spend gimme culture.


17 posted on 12/08/2012 8:23:55 AM PST by BinaryBoy (I'm anti-socialism because I'm anti-slavery.)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Your suggestions as to who that might be?

I’m hoping Jim DeMint will become much more outspoken once he leaves the Senate for Heritage.


18 posted on 12/08/2012 8:24:50 AM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: upchuck

To use the quote attributed to Churchill regarding David Lloyd George:

“The happy warrior of Squandermania.”

Perfect for Boehner.


19 posted on 12/08/2012 8:28:47 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: TomGuy
When you refer to Newt’s history and his not stepping down because of the Democrat’s in the House, I figure you must be referring to the Republican cabal cooperating with “moderate” Republicans and the Democrats in the House.

For those who don’t remember: phony ethics charges were brought against Gingrich by the Democrats and squish Republicans kind of like the Dems bring false charges against Republicans right before an election and don’t even say “sorry” when the charges just evaporate after the targeted Republican has lost.

Sadly, there were a lot of ambitious Republicans who didn’t like Gingrich or his style or maybe his effectiveness. A cabal was formed that included BOEHNER, Dick Armey, Tom Delay, and Bill Paxon.

From Wiki: In the summer of 1997 several House Republicans, who saw Newt Gingrich’s public image as a liability, attempted to replace him as Speaker. The challenge began July 9 with a meeting between Republican conference chairman John Boehner of Ohio and Republican leadership chairman Paxon. According to their plan, House Majority Leader Dick Armey, House Majority Whip Tom DeLay, Boehner and Paxon were to present Gingrich with an ultimatum: resign, or be voted out. However, Armey balked at the proposal to make Paxon the new Speaker, and told his chief of staff to warn Gingrich about the coup.[1][2]

All four of the cabal were on a conference call with Gingrich where they were urging Gingrich to hurry up with a statement about the ethics charges. See http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/politics/jan-june97/cellular_01-14.html for a thorough rundown on the conference call (including PBS’s usual attempts to shut down the Republican).

The link above makes it clear IMO that the Democrat activists AKA innocent, ordinary citizens who recorded the conversation, having “accidentally” picked it up with a scanner while riding in their car, were in on a set up. Their scanner could pick up car or cellular phones but not land lines and BOEHNER just happened to be on his car phone within a mile of them.

Gingrich did make mistakes. He issued this statement: ““With deep sadness, I agree. I did not seek legal counsel when I should have in order to ensure clear compliance with all applicable laws, and that was wrong,” Gingrich said. “Because I did not, I brought down on the people’s house a controversy which could weaken the faith people have in their government.”

OTOH the IRS, the FEC and a federal judge found that the tax exempt status of the course Gingrich taught did NOT violate tax law. IOW there was nothing wrong in his teaching the class or in the tax exemptions which were the whole of the phony ethics accusation.

THE WHOLE UNETHICAL CONDUCT CHARGE WAS BASED ON THE FACT THAT GINGRICH HAD NOT CONSULTED A TAX LAWYER FIRST. He paid $300,000 dollars because he hadn’t gotten a lawyer even though he obviously hadn’t needed one!

IMO this accusation is on a par with the Republican “war on women”. IOW bullshit. The $300,000 was not a fine, it was repayment for the expenses of the committee making this fabricated attack. But yes, TomGuy you are right that Republicans joined in with the Democrats in making it.

For the record, I don’t like a lot of things Gingrich has done (Scuzzyfava, Pelosi on the couch, zipper problems etc.), but he did more to turn this country back to our founding principles than anyone but Reagan.

He was intimidated after all this and somewhat neutered. However, in the primaries this year it looked to me like the old, effective, aggressive and bold Newt was back. What a thunderbolt of justice it would be if he replaced John Lewinski Boehner!

20 posted on 12/08/2012 8:55:21 AM PST by Sal (Pres and State watched our people get raped and murdered in REAL TIME and did nothing!)
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To: Sal
Or maybe they’re just all on the same team after all.

Voila! From the article:

"Please, please, don't hurt us, Mr. President," goes Roskam's tiny squeaky voice. "We triple-promise to be good little establishment monkeys and play along. You're so big and brawny and buffed, why, us 98-pound weaklings just want to get along -- for the sake of the country, of course." (Steve Schmidt, cue "Dueling Banjos.")

The better question is: "Who and what are stopping Mr. Obama's drive now toward greater statism, pumped up tyranny, and not-far-off national ruin? You, Mr. Speaker? Or your craven, obsequious followers in the U.S. House?

21 posted on 12/08/2012 9:34:37 AM PST by MamaDearest
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To: upchuck

Boehner Orchestrating the GOP’s Demise

That’s the purpose of the Judenrat. It is empowered for the purpose to help exterminate the enemies of the State from within, because the targets of extermination will see the Judenrat as their own and more readily accepts their efforts - even though the Judenrat are just tools of extermination for the Fascists.

The GOP are today’s Judenrat for the MarxoFascists.


22 posted on 12/08/2012 9:47:09 AM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: upchuck
‘Your suggestions as to who that might be?’

I didn't have anyone specific in mind, unfortunately. I admittedly don't have a very good feel for the current landscape regarding the GOP and conservative politicians.

I think it has to be someone relatively young who has all of the ‘credentials’ the left values - yet dismisses these credentials as unimportant and trite. I think it is very important to ridicule the left publicly. I think this is an absolute requirement and is definitively necessary to plant seeds of doubt in at least a portion of their base. I also wonder whether it might be a good idea to rebrand ourselves to nullify the negative connotations the left has been able to associate with the term ‘conservatism’.

They have successfully labeled conservatives as ‘throwbacks’, ‘non-progressive’ (meaning not current or modern), ‘anti-science’, ‘anti-intellectual - or outright ‘dumb’, etc. I know it will sound trivial to some here, but I really believe that we start defining ourselves as “protectors of personal justice and freedom”, “modernists beyond the inevitable failures of socialism”, “anti-totalitarian”, “Defenders of individual spirituality’”. I think we should also reemphasize the idea that all of individual rights go only as far as the tip of our fellow citizen's nose. This is conceptually important because it defines why voting yourself the fruits of someone else’s labor and success is not your right, but a form of organized theft. The bottom line is that we have to characterize ourselves as what we are, the more intelligent, fair, and compassionate choice for voters.

23 posted on 12/08/2012 10:04:03 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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