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To: Buddy Sorrell

Save face?

How bout save his ass.

Get rid of this POS promptly.


4 posted on 01/02/2013 6:58:57 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: unixfox

I’ve never been a fan of Boener either but I found this on the web and it could get really bad really fast it this were to happen.

“The process for the vote is a bit complicated. For the time being, the only candidates for nomination would be Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi.

The only way for someone to win the speakership is to win a majority (more than 50 percent) of all votes cast. If everybody votes, that means the winner must ultimately attract 218 votes. There are 234 Republicans in the new Congress, but if Boehner loses 17 of them, it’s enough to kick the vote to a second ballot — something that hasn’t happened since 1923.

Pelosi could conceivably win the speakership, but only if Republicans cross over to vote for her or if enough Republicans actually abstain from voting.”

With as many spineless Republicans in the House I could this nightmare happening.


31 posted on 01/02/2013 8:24:55 PM PST by repubpub ("History, in general, only informs us of what bad government is." Thomas Jefferson)
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