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Boehner plans to leave Washington amid "fiscal cliff" stalemate
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Posted on 12/13/2012 11:49:50 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Boehner plans to leave Washington amid "fiscal cliff" stalemate Reuters – 29 mins ago

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner plans to go home to Ohio on Friday, his office said, in a sign that there is no deal in sight to avert the looming "fiscal cliff."

Spokesman Michael Steel added, however, that should President Barack Obama decide he needs to talk or meet with Boehner again, "Ohio has both cell phone service and airports - so ... it won't be a problem."

Steel said Boehner - the top Republican in Congress - will likely return to Washington on Monday.....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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1 posted on 12/13/2012 11:49:55 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
sounds good....just take it or leave it.

2 posted on 12/13/2012 11:52:05 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today; who can take your income & tax it all away..0Bama man can :)
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To: Sub-Driver

Anyone interested in a Christmas FReep of his home offices?


3 posted on 12/13/2012 11:57:00 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Given that Bonehead Boehner is a dork.

However, at least he’s been in Washington lately...unlike the Dork-in-Chief, the Alien-in-Residence, the leader of the West Wing Clown Show of Felon/Cretins YOUR very own Obamadork.

Nice try, Yahoo, but it’s your guy that’s a complete piece of excrement - complete with flies (Pelosi & Reid) and the inevitable smell.


4 posted on 12/13/2012 12:00:37 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Sub-Driver

His weeping will be missed while the Present gets another paid Vacation

TT


5 posted on 12/13/2012 12:01:49 PM PST by TexasTransplant (Radical islam is islam. Moderate islam is the Trojan Horse.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Good !


6 posted on 12/13/2012 12:02:32 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: skinkinthegrass

Yawn.

The article assures us he will be back on Monday...

To have a holiday beer with his puppet master and make excuses for caving.

... unless it’s time to play another round of golf, cry, or talk about a super-dooper “bi-partisan” committee to fix everything.


7 posted on 12/13/2012 12:03:12 PM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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Boehner leaving Washington for the session is actually good news. Bad for the military, very bad. But raising taxes, stifling the economy, then spending more on unemployment and other necessary social safety net expenses, then needing to raise taxes again(those Dems)...turns into a cycle which will grind America down into what these socialist/communists want.

Perhaps only a world war,...much more so God, can shake us out of where we are headed.


8 posted on 12/13/2012 12:04:59 PM PST by RBStealth
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To: Sub-Driver
Boehner goes home every weekend.

This is not really news.

9 posted on 12/13/2012 12:08:31 PM PST by what's up
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

I would never wish this on anyone, but if he wants to, Boner has my permission to now go on a three week AWOL binge.

Heck I would buy the booze and provide the cheap hotel fare.


10 posted on 12/13/2012 12:09:22 PM PST by freedomlover
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To: Sub-Driver

“Spokesman Michael Steel added....”

And just for whom is this jerk speaking?

I am honestly puzzled.


11 posted on 12/13/2012 12:09:27 PM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Sub-Driver

Michelle will be leaving for Hawaii soon, will Obama go with her or stay until later?


12 posted on 12/13/2012 12:09:33 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Sub-Driver

Boehner is losing his f-ing mind:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2968159/posts


13 posted on 12/13/2012 12:14:14 PM PST by DManA
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To: Sub-Driver

FU Yahoo. Your reporting double standard is laughable.


14 posted on 12/13/2012 12:15:06 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Sub-Driver

Best thing he’s done since becoming speaker. Only thing.


15 posted on 12/13/2012 12:19:09 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Sub-Driver

It doesn’t matter where he goes this president isn’t budging so why sit around for him to make another bashing commercial on how the GOP is letting us go over the cliff. Pathetic. Half the country glorifies every word this president says so if he says the GOP won’t cooperate that’s what they will believe anyway. We’re in a pickle.


16 posted on 12/13/2012 12:19:19 PM PST by Bitsy
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To: Sub-Driver
I have no problem with this.

He needs to have some photo-ops playing golf, like the Sodomite-in-Chief.

Show the press for hypocrites they are.

17 posted on 12/13/2012 12:22:02 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the state." - Cornelius Tacitus, Roman Senator)
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To: Venturer

Obama typically leaves for Hawaii on December 23rd after Boner’s annual surrender.


18 posted on 12/13/2012 12:24:45 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

{Spokesman Michael Steel added....”

And just for whom is this jerk speaking?

I am honestly puzzled.}

steele speaks for the harry belafonte wing of the republican party.

LLS


19 posted on 12/13/2012 12:30:54 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Of course, When it gets rough run for the hills.


20 posted on 12/13/2012 12:36:54 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: jimbo123

Think what the negotiations might look like if we could have Messrs. Ryan and Cantor representing working, taxpaying Americans. Why not use the best we have?

I’m WAITING for a Republican to suggest that we include ALL social programs in a spending reduction aimed to help us live within our means as a nation. I might make some exceptions in Social Security, especially when people have contributed more to the program than they can ever hope to receive in monthly payments after age 65.

And one more suggestion: let’s cut out this business of every legal immigrant getting off the boat and sending for his entire family/village, who then apply for and receive Social Security or whatever other program appeals to them.


21 posted on 12/13/2012 12:40:31 PM PST by July4 (Remember the price paid for your freedom.)
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To: treetopsandroofs; what's up
The article assures us he will be back on Monday...
unless it’s time to play another round of golf, cry
Boehner goes home every weekend.
This is not really news.
yhea..Caving; while crying..must always must be back for the Golf w/ Queen 0Bozo..
Then..Why? doesn't he see why/what they're doing the country and his..the GOP's political future

22 posted on 12/13/2012 12:47:04 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today; who can take your income & tax it all away..0Bama man can :)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s good for John Boehner to be leaving town, AS LONG AS he stays away from Washington until Obama has left for his Hawaian vacation.

People need to realize that a President has significantly greater responsibilities, particularly during a looming fiscal crisis, than a Speaker of the House.

John Boehner and his Republican anti-tax-increasing colleagues were elected to represent individual districts, which they’ve been doing by refusing to agree to tax increases.

Obama, on the other hand, was elected to serve the entire country, particularly by averting looming crises. If Obama leaves for his vacation before the fiscal-cliff issue has been resolved, he will be neglecting his responsibilities to the American people.

We know it would not be difficult for Obama to agree to not raise taxes on the wealthy, since when he and the Democrats had full power in Washington during 2009 and ‘10, they did not vote for raising such taxes.

Yet Obama is now willing to allow a fiscal crisis to go forward by refusing to do something — keeping the Bush tax cuts for everyone — that he WAS willing to do for two years when there wasn’t a crisis looming.

At the very least, as Americans watch Obama golfing, swimming and partying in Hawaii for three weeks while all hell is about to break loose here, it will become clear that Obama is not even a competent negotiator much less the messiah he pretends to be, or the fiscal cliff would have been dealt with before he started spending $4 million of taxpayers’ money on his selfish pleasures halfway around the world.


23 posted on 12/13/2012 1:24:10 PM PST by Bluestocking
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To: LibLieSlayer

Thank you.


24 posted on 12/13/2012 4:33:42 PM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: GatĂșn(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)

You are most welcome.

LLS


25 posted on 12/14/2012 4:37:28 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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