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Rep. Van Hollen: Boehner Has Given “Veto Power” to “Extreme” Tea Party
Cybercast News Service ^ | December 28, 2012 | Eric Scheiner

Posted on 12/28/2012 10:42:14 PM PST by Olog-hai

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) told a crowd gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has given “veto power to the most extreme members of the Tea Party caucus.”

Van Hollen called on the House to vote on a Senate measure that would raise taxes on individuals making more than $200,000 in order to avoid the fiscal cliff. The Democrat claimed that the Republican Boehner will not call for the vote because of the Tea Party caucus …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: 112th; chrisvanhollen; fiscalcliff; spending; taxtherich; teaparty

1 posted on 12/28/2012 10:42:29 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

If only.


2 posted on 12/28/2012 10:46:55 PM PST by Amberdawn
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To: Olog-hai

It seems to me that the reduced size of the Republican caucus has given the extreme tea party members more weight at this juncture. Boehner needs 218 votes to become the speaker in the 114th congress, and with a smaller number of pubs he can’t write very many off. This is one benefit to the last election.


3 posted on 12/28/2012 10:48:43 PM PST by Hieronymus ( (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged. --G.K. Chesterton))
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah, abiding by the Constitution, living within your means, and wanting smaller, acountable government is really “extreme.”

These libs are such morons.

As for Boehner, since when does he give the TEA Party the time of day?


4 posted on 12/28/2012 10:51:40 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: Olog-hai

Yep. Standard Proggie Playbook. Those who wish to limit government are “extreme”: those who wish to grow the welfare state are “common-sense”.

Why can’t we flip it on it’s head: we’re “worker bees” and they are “useless eaters”. Oops, that would require some intestinal fortitude on the part of the GOP-E. . . and we all know better than to expect THAT. . .


5 posted on 12/28/2012 10:55:50 PM PST by Salgak (Acme Lasers presents: The Energizer Border. I **DARE** you to cross it. . . .)
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To: Olog-hai

has given “veto power to the most extreme members of the Tea Party caucus.”

Do you know who they are Mr Van Hollen?
They are people ELECTED by citizens of the United States to protect us (citizens of the United States) fromextreme left wing people such as Obama and you.........
Its called America Mr Van Hollen. It is how our founders set up our form of Government......


6 posted on 12/28/2012 10:56:51 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the American Revolution 2013 and the Crusades 2013?)
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To: Olog-hai; All

What I want to know is why Republicans have given veto power to a man with known and suspect Islamic ties. Is it possible that Grover Norquist is working for the economic destruction of the US, and the military weakness that sequestration holds in store?


7 posted on 12/28/2012 10:57:19 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: Olog-hai

CvH, Fo&D

TP oksan #1

love, Rabin


8 posted on 12/28/2012 10:58:23 PM PST by Rabin
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To: Salgak

“Why can’t we flip it on it’s head: we’re “worker bees” and they are “useless eaters”. “

I’ve always believed that everyone should make their own way in this world or quit taking up space on the planet!!!


9 posted on 12/28/2012 10:59:47 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Olog-hai

So bohner has “given” power to the Tea Party?

Why?

Think about this, and remember kabuki theater,


10 posted on 12/28/2012 11:14:04 PM PST by KittenClaws (You may have to fight a battle more than once in order to win it." - Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Olog-hai

Remarkable is the degree of terror the party of dope and champagne seems to have for the ordinary taxpaying participants of the Tea Party.


11 posted on 12/28/2012 11:17:40 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Olog-hai

Remarkable is the degree of terror the party of dope and champagne seems to have for the ordinary taxpaying participants of the Tea Party.


12 posted on 12/28/2012 11:18:06 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Olog-hai

Marxist Van Hallen has sold his soul to the devil. Far outweighs anything the GOP did with the Tea Party, even if it was only in Chris’ warped mind.

He should have stuck with Eddie and the band.


13 posted on 12/28/2012 11:28:54 PM PST by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Olog-hai

Rep. Chris Van Hollen has always struck me as a cheesy liar. A guy with really bad breath.

Sorry for this diversion...back to the topic of this thread.


14 posted on 12/29/2012 12:01:48 AM PST by BlessingsofLiberty (Remember Brian Terry...)
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To: Olog-hai

The Dems call the Tea Party extreme but I bet they think Occupy Wall Street(Where you need protection from being raped) are nice and normal..yep, having Hitler quotes on their facebook page, totally normal..whenever a Dem hears someone talk about limited Govt and fiscal responsibility they think that’s nuts..because Dems believe in Communism and Socialism..they know nothing else


15 posted on 12/29/2012 12:23:42 AM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: KittenClaws

I love it when the democrats see extreme everywhere except in their party....they are so far left Stalin would be a right winger....Its especially nice when they give republicans or conservatives advice on how wrong they are...if they believed it, they’d keep their mouth shut or encourage conservative to continue doing what ever they are doing. Cause they sure do want to help us.....idiots


16 posted on 12/29/2012 2:13:26 AM PST by goat granny
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To: Olog-hai

Let the idiot RINOs and liberal fascists in Washington try to enforce their arcane laws , and executive orders.

Who said anyone would obey them?

We have a so called president who has not proven himself under article II of the Constitution. We do not have to obey a thing he has signed.Indeed it is our duty NOT to obey anything Obama has signed.


17 posted on 12/29/2012 3:02:41 AM PST by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: gleeaikin
Grover Norquist has been agreeing with Boehner lately against the Tea Party. His Islamist ties are not making him any friends with the Tea Party, only with the Republican elite. If anyone is working for the economic destruction of the US and its military weakness, it’s Obama.

I’d rather go over the fiscal cliff now while we still have a chance to recover than to keep kicking the can down the road until it is too late.

18 posted on 12/29/2012 3:46:43 AM PST by FR_addict
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To: BlessingsofLiberty

When I see him getting interviewed on TV. I know his answers will be nothing but the lying talking points from the DNC and White Hut. ‘If’ he is called out on his lie he just repeats the lie and backs it with another lie.


19 posted on 12/29/2012 4:26:55 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: Olog-hai
"Van Hollen called on the House to vote on a Senate measure that would raise taxes on individuals making more than $200,000 in order to avoid the fiscal cliff."

Methinks the Constitution says that all revenue legislation MUST ORIGINATE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Any "Senate measure" to do so is flatly un-Constitutional. But I wouldn't expect any Democrat to know what the Constitution says, much less legislate accordingly.

20 posted on 12/29/2012 4:27:17 AM PST by Wonder Warthog
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To: Olog-hai
So Chrissy Poo is all upset that those members of the TEA party are representing the majority of constituents in their districts that sent them to New Sodom to be conservative???? Why the nerve of those representatives not leaving behind their duties and obligations at the edge of the Beltway and just compromise to the Socialist DemocRat Party's way of economic and political slavery. Look! This is my shocked face.
21 posted on 12/29/2012 4:37:43 AM PST by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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To: july4thfreedomfoundation

Something these extreme spenders will never understand.


22 posted on 12/29/2012 4:48:49 AM PST by jughandle
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To: BlessingsofLiberty

I agree BOL. Every time I see him on TV I feel like I need to take a shower. He exudes slime.


23 posted on 12/29/2012 5:04:18 AM PST by jakota (jakota)
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To: Olog-hai

This is dangerous Hate speech by the Congressman.


24 posted on 12/29/2012 5:08:08 AM PST by AppyPappy (You never see a masscre at a gun show.)
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To: Olog-hai

If only they were this upset about the Senate, where Reid has been doing this stunt since he got power back. Or when Pelosi ran the House.

They’re mad because Boener is FINALLY acting like a Speaker, for the first time in his career. I don’t know if he can keep that up, but it’s fun to see, and the note that the DEMOCRATS are the ones that are freaking out, not the Republicans.

If someone asks, I’ll let you know why the Dems fear the Fiscal Cliff MUCH MORE than the Republicans.


25 posted on 12/29/2012 5:20:55 AM PST by BobL (Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21...Agenda 21... (whatever the hell that is))
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To: Olog-hai

Two things: 1 - Van Hollen is a liberal big government high tax socialist so he’s just falling in line with the rest of them; and, 2 - he could easily beller about Harry Reid who hasn’t passed a budget in 1300 days and won’t bring legislation to the Senate floor proving that HE is the self-appointed czar.


26 posted on 12/29/2012 5:54:47 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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To: Salgak

If taxes are to be raised, raise them on everybody. Kick the 47% freeloading in the wagon out to start pulling their weight.


27 posted on 12/29/2012 6:20:46 AM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: Olog-hai
Rep. Van Hollen is a loonie who should either be expelled from the nation for his pure and open hatred of freedom or committed for life to an asylum for his unwaivering love of the complete and total failure of socialism.

These socialists have gone crazy, they need to be stopped, they pose a physical threat to every single free citizen in this country.

28 posted on 12/29/2012 6:41:56 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Olog-hai
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has given “veto power to the most extreme members of the Tea Party caucus.”

Hitler was an expert in the big lie technique. Democrats love to repeat the big lie. "Tea party extremists" is a Democrat theme that would get no traction without the mass media. The Dems are in full smirk mode because they know the mass media will dutifully carry these lies to the low information voters. Who are the Democrat base

Chuck Schumer loves to parrot these big lie Democrat propaganda themes. Dittos for Reid and Pelosi. Seems Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md) likes it too

29 posted on 12/29/2012 6:46:37 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Caipirabob

I used to “live” in MD. This van hollen fool is the sharpest-pointed pinhead in a DIMocRAT world of many pinheads. The people of MD who keep reelecting this degenerate loser need interred in mental institutions.


30 posted on 12/29/2012 7:27:24 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Olog-hai.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) told a crowd gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has given "veto power to the most extreme members of the Tea Party caucus."
Don't worry, Mr. Speaker, FReepers have your back. Wait, what?


31 posted on 12/29/2012 7:38:52 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Olog-hai; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

I can’t believe this asshole is going to represent me again! Thanks, Martin Owe’Malley!

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


32 posted on 12/29/2012 5:00:49 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Merry Christmas!)
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To: hal ogen

Nah, they just need K-12 remedial schooling again. This state is chock full of dumb liberals.


33 posted on 12/29/2012 5:02:38 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Merry Christmas!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks; All
LOL, Chrissie Van Hollen.
You're next on the list!


TEA PARTY ALL THE WAY

34 posted on 12/29/2012 6:34:05 PM PST by RedMDer (Those that believe in gun free zones should post gun free zone signs on their property and persons.)
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To: Olog-hai
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) told a crowd gathered outside the U.S. Capitol on Friday that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has given “veto power to the most extreme members of the Tea Party caucus.”

He is trying to provoke Boehner into denying it by declaring that the Tea Party members will vote the way they're told to vote. Which, of course, they won't. And anyone who considers any of the Tea Party positions "extreme" is the enemy.

35 posted on 12/30/2012 3:33:02 AM PST by Steve1789 (I miss having a president who loves this country.)
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