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BOEHNER WINS REELECTION
Cspan ^ | 1/03/12 | struggle

Posted on 01/03/2013 10:33:01 AM PST by struggle

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To: RC one
If he doesn’t find a way to hold the line on the AWB and the Dream Act, he’s done in 2014-one way or the other. there’s no reason for voting anymore at that point.

I'm honestly much more worried about the Dream Act (or even a much more comprehensive Amnesty) because I fear a lot of Republicans have bought the media line that they must pander for the Hispanic vote. As for the Assault Weapons Ban, It barely passed in 1994 with a huge democrat majority, I don't see it going anywhere in a majority Republican house. In fact I don't see it even making it to the floor, considering the committee where it must originate is stacked with some of the most pro-gun Republicans. In fact I will be surprised if it makes it through the Senate without being severely gutted, if at all, the Senate has 7 democrat senators from red states that are up for reelection in 2014, who won't want to touch gun control with a ten foot poll.

51 posted on 01/03/2013 10:53:54 AM PST by apillar
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To: tennmountainman
The Republican Party should just change their name to the "Washington Generals"


52 posted on 01/03/2013 10:54:00 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: RC one

I hope that Rep. Boehner won’t run, in 2014. He’s been in Congress since 1991, and 24 years is too long for anyone to be in Congress. Ken Blackwell could win that seat, if he runs. If he doesn’t run, I hope that a conservative state senator will run.


53 posted on 01/03/2013 10:54:53 AM PST by PhilCollins
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To: struggle

I would like to see a large voter registration change campaign to send a message to the stupid party. I’m going to start mine today by changing from GOP to independent.


54 posted on 01/03/2013 10:56:27 AM PST by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: dfwgator

Yep. I have never seen such a leadership vacuum in the GOP
in my 55 years of life.


55 posted on 01/03/2013 10:56:58 AM PST by tennmountainman
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To: struggle

Here we go again.


56 posted on 01/03/2013 10:57:30 AM PST by novemberslady
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To: Red Badger
"Round up the usual suspects."

GOPe's and others. We need to see the count and shame the ones who voted for Boehner and get them unelected during their next campaigns.

What a sorry lot.

57 posted on 01/03/2013 10:57:55 AM PST by hummingbird (Support Hummingbird Migration!)
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To: Teacher317

You’re under the impression that the goal of the GOP is to be a conservative governing party rather than just frustration outlet for conservatives in a leftist oligarchy. No one is more surprised than the GOP than when they actually win power and have to govern.


58 posted on 01/03/2013 10:58:18 AM PST by garbanzo (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine)
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To: Teacher317
Agreed.

The GOP doesn't stand for anything, it is all talk.

59 posted on 01/03/2013 10:58:24 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: TexasCajun
How did that happen?

..two FR windows open. hehe

Belongs here: Objet's Largest 3D Printer Doesn't Lose Precision

60 posted on 01/03/2013 10:59:33 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: Political Junkie Too
Republicans behave like battered spouses. They always seem to run back to the only form of love that they know, and then keep making excuses for why it's okay.

I was thinking along those same lines, yesterday. It's like supporting/living with an addict. You know they're sick and lying, but you keep giving them $$, car keys, etc., anyways. We're the enabling party.

61 posted on 01/03/2013 10:59:52 AM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: struggle

!#%#!#@!!@!!!@#%#^&!%^**!!!!


62 posted on 01/03/2013 11:00:13 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: struggle

Congratulations. Now get to work and cut cut cut. A flat tax would be a good beginning....cut 3 departments...any 3 you want. Cut all government aid to foreign countries....cut all government aid to non profits....and that is on the first day.


63 posted on 01/03/2013 11:00:13 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: Trod Upon

I left after “read my lips, no new taxes” became a broken promise. Yeah, I’ve still voted for the republican candidate for Pres, but I won’t do that and hold my nose any longer.

Re electing Bonehead was spitting in our Conservative faces. I say EFF ‘EM all and EFF ‘EM hard.


64 posted on 01/03/2013 11:00:47 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: struggle
I saw the signs this morning.

The GOP is as much my enemy, and an enemy of American freedom, as the Democrats are.

Every little bit.

Guarentee you that sweeping and complete gun control is 100% likely to pass, and that in the end, our gun laws will be much more stringent than Russias.

65 posted on 01/03/2013 11:00:58 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: hummingbird

Primary them all!......................


66 posted on 01/03/2013 11:01:00 AM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: struggle

The order of finish:

First: Boehner
Second: Pelosi
Third: Cantor
Fourth: West


67 posted on 01/03/2013 11:01:01 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: GeronL

I hope you didn’t seriously think that corn dog eating tramp wasn’t bought and paid for long before she started doing her tea party song and dance?
She saw a parade and got out in front of it. That’s what these people do.

Try not to feel too bad about getting snookered by their type. It happens to the best of us. Took me awhile to give up on the smaller, less intrusive government and the 76 trombones that gingrich promised me back in 1994.


68 posted on 01/03/2013 11:02:31 AM PST by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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To: struggle

That should not surprise anyone. When push comes to shove, the system protects its own. The Republican Party serves two purposes: 1. To prevent the formation of a legitimate political party. 2. To serve as a whipping boy for the actual Socialists Party, a/k/a, the Democrat Party. And to act as straight men for the Democrats


69 posted on 01/03/2013 11:02:53 AM PST by sport
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To: napscoordinator
Now get to work and cut cut cut. A flat tax would be a good beginning....cut 3 departments...any 3 you want. Cut all government aid to foreign countries....

Oh, Naps....that's hilarious. You've given me my laugh for the day!

70 posted on 01/03/2013 11:03:02 AM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: struggle

Told ya this was guaranteed.


71 posted on 01/03/2013 11:03:11 AM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: struggle

Good God the whole GOP party has to go...


72 posted on 01/03/2013 11:04:02 AM PST by angelcindy ("If you follow the crowd ,you get no further than the crowd!")
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To: longfellow

” The TEA PARTY is our only hope.”

***

How many Tea Party-endorsed congress folks voted for the fiscal cliff crap? And how many voted to re-elect Boehner?

At this point, I don’t trust any of the Tea Party darlings. Oh, they all talk a good game. But when it comes right down to it, they, like the liberal republicans, will betray their principles too. That is, if they ever really had any.


73 posted on 01/03/2013 11:04:02 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: longfellow

” The TEA PARTY is our only hope.”

***

How many Tea Party-endorsed congress folks voted for the fiscal cliff crap? And how many voted to re-elect Boehner?

At this point, I don’t trust any of the Tea Party darlings. Oh, they all talk a good game. But when it comes right down to it, they, like the liberal republicans, will betray their principles too. That is, if they ever really had any.


74 posted on 01/03/2013 11:04:16 AM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: SeminoleCounty
"Only a Liberal continues the charade that the GOP is “conservative”. We need a Conservative Third Party immediately"

Conservative, Constitutional Third Party.

75 posted on 01/03/2013 11:04:18 AM PST by hummingbird (Support Hummingbird Migration!)
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To: struggle

I was pretty much done with the turncoats of the GOP already, and this just cements.

GOODBYE FOREVER, YOU STINKING RINOS.


76 posted on 01/03/2013 11:04:41 AM PST by Hilda
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To: struggle

It’s over. Now just a matter of time before the GOP loses 2014 midterms, Pelosi is put back into power and its game over. Zero will come after us w a vengeance and w/o fear of impeachment.


77 posted on 01/03/2013 11:04:41 AM PST by DownInFlames
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To: Lazamataz

and amnesty for illegals too


78 posted on 01/03/2013 11:04:53 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Vendome

I intend on supporting whoever runs against you just to get rid of you.

lol. Boehner won with 99.99 percent of the vote in his district....what you are going to work to make it 97? lol. These Congressman have their districts so gerrymandered that they will never lose and only leave when they retire or die. You lost this one and really no way to make any headway. Use energy on something else.


79 posted on 01/03/2013 11:05:04 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: smoothsailing

Wow...West placed 4th!! Thanks for posting this...at least it sends a message to these drunken fools.


80 posted on 01/03/2013 11:05:11 AM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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He’s on now. . .wonder if he’ll cry?

http://www.c-span.org/Events/House-Gavels-In-First-Session-of-113th-Congress/10737436964-3/


81 posted on 01/03/2013 11:05:29 AM PST by deks ("...the battle...liberty against the overreach of the federal government" Ken Cuccinelli)
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To: struggle

It’s official.

Boehner stays.

The GOP can kiss my ass.

I’m done with them.


82 posted on 01/03/2013 11:06:14 AM PST by servo1969
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To: struggle

HOW??!??!!?


83 posted on 01/03/2013 11:06:39 AM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: Lazamataz

Welcome Laz ;) Good to have you on board the bus to reality.


84 posted on 01/03/2013 11:06:59 AM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: struggle

Tomorrow I will be changing my party affiliation from GOP to Libertarian. I have lots of issues with the Libertarian party but they pale in comparison to thx problems I now have with the GOP.

I bit my tongue and voted for Bush/Dole/Bush/McCain/Romney but no more. Libertarians are often wrong but they are consistent and much more honest about their policies than the GOP. I urge every Republican on this site and all who agree with me to abandon the GOP and join a third party in the next two weeks. Let Boehner and Graham see what their perfidy has caused.


85 posted on 01/03/2013 11:08:44 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: DownInFlames

the collaborators will pretend to be clueless as to the reason when they get creamed in 2014


86 posted on 01/03/2013 11:09:30 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: TexasCajun

Re your picture of zeta jones. She’s as crazy as a house cat thrown into the ghetto. What’s your point?


87 posted on 01/03/2013 11:09:30 AM PST by LouAvul
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To: struggle

I’m laughing at the people who are offended when I tell them that the GOP is our generation’s Judenrat.


88 posted on 01/03/2013 11:09:32 AM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Jane Long

West was my choice.

I was in good company, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) voted for Allen West!


89 posted on 01/03/2013 11:11:06 AM PST by smoothsailing
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To: struggle
If I said exactly what I'd like for the Whig Republican Party to do to itself, I would draw the ire of the Admin Mod. So let's just say it's an act that is both disgusting and physically impossible.
90 posted on 01/03/2013 11:11:55 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some cultures are destined to remain stupid and we need to quit trying to uplift them.)
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To: dfwgator

Opportunity didn’t knock hard enough, I guess. Sigh.


91 posted on 01/03/2013 11:12:05 AM PST by AFPhys ((Praying for our troops, our citizens, that the Bible and Freedom become basis of the US law again))
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To: struggle
BOHICA indeed. Just in time to help ‘compromise’ ‘common sense’ gun control and immigration. I'm giving up on this country. Our government has become so corrupt and inept that there is no hope in my lifetime....indeed my grand children’s lifetime. We already resemble a banana republic and freak show more than the country I grew up in
92 posted on 01/03/2013 11:12:48 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: fatnotlazy

Patrick Henry’s speech in that church in Virginia is almost as relevant now as when he gave it. We have but two options, fight or get comfortable in slavery. We’re dealing with a tyrant. Elections don’t work with a tyrant. R’s are destined to lose because they still think there is a political solution. The Tea Party thinks their is a political solution. There is not. You can’t negotiate with a despot. This needs to be shouted from the rooftops.


93 posted on 01/03/2013 11:12:48 AM PST by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: struggle
BOHICA indeed. Just in time to help ‘compromise’ ‘common sense’ gun control and immigration. I'm giving up on this country. Our government has become so corrupt and inept that there is no hope in my lifetime....indeed my grand children’s lifetime. We already resemble a banana republic and freak show more than the country I grew up in
94 posted on 01/03/2013 11:13:12 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: struggle

that’s it , I am done with the republicans. the newly enfused spine of the teaparty couldnt get enough sack up to toss the boneless weeper of the house. and I have my doubts with the teaparty movement sinces some of their water carriers voted for boehner. my guess is the gop is cheerleading obama to bring down the country.


95 posted on 01/03/2013 11:13:41 AM PST by 09Patriot (your freedom to be you, includes my freedom to be from you.--Wilkow)
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To: INVAR

GOP=Gullible Old Progressives


96 posted on 01/03/2013 11:14:23 AM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: struggle

The country’s finished. I’m in survival mode now.

We know what needs to be done to fix it, but who has the guts to make the first move?


97 posted on 01/03/2013 11:14:29 AM PST by meyer (Proud member of the 53%.)
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To: muir_redwoods

Tomorrow I will be changing my party affiliation from GOP to Libertarian. I have lots of issues with the Libertarian party but they pale in comparison to thx problems I now have with the GOP.

I bit my tongue and voted for Bush/Dole/Bush/McCain/Romney but no more. Libertarians are often wrong but they are consistent and much more honest about their policies than the GOP. I urge every Republican on this site and all who agree with me to abandon the GOP and join a third party in the next two weeks. Let Boehner and Graham see what their perfidy has caused.

We need to revive the “Conservative Blue Dog Democrats” if the Libs can run RINOS we need to start manufacturing DINOs!!!


98 posted on 01/03/2013 11:15:31 AM PST by GraceG
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To: RC one
If he doesn’t find a way to hold the line on the AWB and the Dream Act, he’s done in 2014-one way or the other. there’s no reason for voting anymore at that point

If the number of RINOs on freerepublic are any indication, the current Repugnant party won't be any worse off.

99 posted on 01/03/2013 11:16:07 AM PST by LouAvul
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To: TexasCajun; ExTexasRedhead
IMHO Ron Paul had some things right (except for his stance on foreign policy and the military).....

Ron Paul: Democrats and Republicans are the same party

Snip: The notion that Republicans and Democrats are diametrically opposed political parties. You know, the idea that they're bitter political opponents. They fight over everything. They hate each other. 

But the truth is, Paul said, they're the same party. 

"We don’t have a good democratic process," Paul said. "What happens if you come to the conclusion, as millions of Americans have, these parties aren’t different, they’re all the same. The monetary policy stays the same. The welfare system stays the same. The foreign policy stays the same. They get pretty disgusted. There is but one party." 

100 posted on 01/03/2013 11:16:30 AM PST by MamaDearest
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