Skip to comments.Boehner: Amnesty After GOP Primary Filing Deadlines
Posted on 01/04/2014 10:14:24 AM PST by JeepersFreepers
A new report from the Texas-based Quorum Report, published by longtime Texas journalist Harvey Kronberg, says that House Speaker John Boehner plans to push amnesty legislation through the House, after the primary filing deadline for candidates. The move would prevent Tea Party from challenging GOP lawmakers who support amnesty in 2014.
. . . Boehner hired amnesty advocate Rebecca Tallent as his new immigration policy adviser. Rebecca Tallent will join the office as Assistant to the Speaker for Policy handling immigration issues, Boehners office said in a release on Tuesday. Tallent previously worked for Senate Gang of Eight member Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on immigration policy. She helped him and the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) draft their final immigration proposalone that ultimately failed.
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And we need to push Boner’s ass out of the house quickly.
It sounds like the Republicans are going to sell us out. Well, that’s nothing new.
Don’t wait. We need a real speaker.
If Amnesty passes - and it looks like it will - we are finished. Ohio I hope you’re happy.
What’s to stop them, knowing as they do the treachery of RINO’s, from filing all the same guys they would have had the RINO’s betrayed their oaths before the deadline? Then if they need to oppose the incumbent they can do so, and if the sky splits open and it’s revealed that the guy actually wants to do his job, they can withdraw. But what would have to happen to convince you the RINO’s are reformed??? Is there anything that could do that? Haven’t just the betrayals they’ve perpetrated to date justified their being primaried?? Why is the clock always getting started from scratch as if history never happened?
I cannot wait for him to start a call to Fix O care. This POS has pissed me off now for 3 going on 4 years. He dissed the tea party electees and paid them token gratis for the GOP victory in 2010. From my perspective, he can stick his party designation where the sun don’t shine because any GOPer who votes for this drunk’s idea of immigration refore is not getting any support from me and in fact if they run I have already told them I will vote for the dem candidate hopefully to get them out. I figure, at least they know what they stand up for, I cannot abide a liar.
What if he put all this strategy and power into defeating Democrats?
So frustrated that if this happens I will either refuse to vote (a first for me) or hold my nose and intentionally vote against the GOPe. After all, I’ve been holding my nose while voting RINO for the last several years now...
Boy, now there’s a shocker! (/sarcasm off)
What is the difference between Boehner’s party and the Democrats?
Why is there no select committees for Fast and Furious, the IRS scandal, Benghazi and the ACA web debacle?
Boner has been hanging out with Reid too much.
Gee, isn’t that special.
Thanks for selling out your country for a tanning bed and all the scotch and sodas you can drink.
Ohio is NOT happy. The only people responsible for returning this clown to the House are the voters of his congressional district, the Ohio 8th District.
But, thanks for thinking of us.
Everyone already knows more or less who will vote for amnesty and who won’t so I don’t see the benefit of his strategy. What’s to stop us from being proactive with our votes? At least us smart ones. I know that Kevin McCarthy will vote with Boehner and he is my rep so no vote for him!
Pretty much the same conclusion I came up with.
I made a brochure that illustrates it:
The Tao of Republican Orthodoxy
For tens of millions of conservatives, including myself, this will be the final
straw of supporting the GOP.
Many illegal aliens fight and sometimes injure Border Patrol Agents (my son was one that was injured once by an illegal alien), but yet, Bonehead wants to grant those illegals amnesty. . .to reward them for injuring Border Patrol Agents and then getting away?
What the heck!!!
Oh. . .and not to mention all the illegals that are driving drunk and killing Americans.
MOST illegal aliens are not the poor-suffering-honest-hard-working peasants that the left (and Bonehead) want us to believe they are, they are simply crooks and criminals of no value to even the cesspool called “mexico.”
“Whats to stop them, knowing as they do the treachery of RINOs, from filing all the same guys they would have had the RINOs betrayed their oaths before the deadline? “
Successful house candidates spend $1.5 million dollars on average in the main election. To primary somebody you’ll probably need nearly that much so count it as $3 million dollars. Waiting until after the primary filing robs potential challengers of the impetus needed to generate that first $1.5 million dollars.
Is there profanity adequate to describe what a sleaze bag Boner is? I sure hope Boner, the RINO, has ordered his packing boxes.
Does it look like he will be re-elected? Is there a challenger or might I dare a strong (self- avowed) democrat on the other ticket?
Boehner Toast. It’s what’s for breakfast.
Dont wait. We need a real speaker.”
Havent you figured it out yet? We are not the dumpers we are the dumpees....
nobody is gonna dump boner the drunk..
Judicial Watch’s Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians of 2013
Speaker of the House John Boehner is selected for what Government Accountability Institute President Peter Schweizer calls the Tollbooth Strategy, explaining, You pay money at a tollbooth in order to use a road or bridge.
The methodology in Washington is similar: if someone wants a bill passed, charge them money to allow the bill to move down the legislative highway. Schweizer reported that Boehner apparently used the Tollbooth Strategy to collect more than $200,000 in political donations from executives just days before holding votes on bills critically important to their industries.
Does that mean that the republicans will be moving their home office down to mexico city now? Might as well just drop all of fhe pretenses now and state for the record that LaRaza has re-conquered the US, and all of the politicians made out like banditos. Hope you like beans and tortillas gringos.
Who is his primary challenger in his district?
OK John, not a problem.
All of the base can now safely assume that a candidate is pro-amnesty UNLESS they publicly campaign that they are NOT pro-amnesty and then be vetted by local and state TEA Party organizations.
By making this move the dummy just pushed amnesty out to the front of the campaign issues.
What a moron.
Matthew Boyle, the writer of this article, appears to me to be a typical lazy journalist. First of all, who the hell is Scott Braddock? Are we, Mr. Boyle, to take what ANY person on the face of the earth says as gospel? Just spit out a name and that will suffice for you to make your points??!!
Mr. Boyle further opines that:
“Poe, Johnson and Carter are connected closely with the Texas business community, which Braddock noted in the Quorum Report story are very much in favor of amnesty”.
This statement is really tiresome. I’ve been a member of the Texas business community for 40 years and know many others that have too. I have employed over the same time period hundreds of Mexican laborers and craftsmen. I have stated right here on FR several times that without these hard working guys, there would have been no construction industry in Texas for me to thrive in, and that is a fact.
But, I DO NOT SUPPORT ANY FORM OF AMNESTY AND I DO NOT BELIEVE “THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY IN TEXAS” does either!!! Boyle needs to get off his butt and do a little deeper research.
I do support a bullet proof guest worker program where these people can legally work here but talk of being a citizen is a whole nuther subject! Citizenship must be earned just like any other immigrant has to do. With the technology available today, precise and instant identification can be made of any individual so guest worker programs that work can be put in place.
Finally, a precedent to the guest worker program must be that the border is secure. I prefer an Israeli Style concrete wall that runs the entire length of the border and is patrolled with more drones and much fewer personnel.
So, the wall and a secure guest worker program is the answer and such a program will dramatically reduce the coyote traffic, the drug cartels and terrorist issues!
They are being empowered by the left to destroy the GOP, the Tea Party, our way of life and our country.
Boneless is such a rock sucker.
I see. Apparently you also support the hospitals and public schools subsidizing your foreign laborers because American workers have to pay Social Security and other taxes to cover those costs.
But they don’t need $1.5MM to file. My point is that if they file a guy, they they keep the door open and the deadline becomes meaningless. Later is better still, sure, for the RINO’s, because like you note it hampers fundraising by the TP candidate, but just the exact deadline itself doesn’t have to mean anything so long as the TP is thinking ahead.
Don’t give them a chance to screw us.
Primary ALL of the bastards!
“Nuke the site from orbit. It’s the only way to be sure.”
“But they dont need $1.5MM to file.”
Does the Tea Party have enough viable candidates to cover all bets? And, if they end up filing on the wrong guy they’ve tied up a viable asset who might have been better used elsewhere. It’s my impression that potential viable candidates are few and far between.
Yes, I like the idea.
Does the Tea Party have some overarching strategist who can handicap the odds and put candidates together with funders? If so, I don’t who it is.
I defended Boner for years. Including on FR. But he’s mostly just an enabler, or useful idiot ?, for the Obama/ pelosi/ Reid agenda. What has he accomplished for the betterment of USA? He’s totally squandered the opportunities for good public service that his position has afforded him. I think it is well time for him to take a nice retirement so that some real leadership type person could have a chance at the job.
If this is true, the obvious question presents: What kind of an idiot lets a plan like this leak out? What’s the *real* game here?
What? Treachery out of the gop wing of the uniparty? Surely you jest!
“Haven’t you figured it out yet? We are not the dumpers we are the dumpees....”
WE HAVE A WINNER! Step up and take your prize!
There are two men challenging him. They need to be supported with our time and money
I do not understand why the true conservatives in the HOR didn’t dump Boehner. It makes them complicit in his backstabbing treachery.
I was thinking along some of the same lines. Now that we know Boehner’s plan, it doesn’t make any difference.
Only problem is if amnesty is a tar baby. Do they want us to go near it because most Americans have been cornswaggled into being for it?
I revert to my basic maxim: Do the right thing and let the chips fall where they may. Put this fact (of Boehner’s plan) in the hopper with everything else and run primary candidates who are against amnesty, among other things of course.
So, what if they get the cursed thing through before the elections? Does that harm all our tea party anti-amnesty candidates? Repeat step one: Do the right thing. Their campaigns alone could change the tide, a collateral benefit.
Then our only alternative is to not vote for any republican who goes along with this. Yes, even if that means a democrat wins.
And it will be Bohener’s fault completely.
If the President and members of Congress don’t want to follow the law or simply change the law to suit their corrupt aims, many ordinary Americans might not feel obligated to follow any laws that they don’t like. This is very bad.
What our political leaders are doing is inviting lawlessness and social disorder. We live in dark times. Everything is upside down. None of it makes any sense to me. Going Galt is looking more and more appealing.
If he wins the primary then Patriots should prepare to vote for the democrat because this GOPe leader is an enemy and must be replaced. His defeat probably would not result in loss of majority, and it would give the Patriots one last chance to replace the current traitorous leadership.
If they don’t do that, then it really doesn’t much matter because political solutions are dwindling before our eyes. Walter Williams speaks wisdom.
Anything to protect the statist wing, eh, Boner?
I have had a thought lately that maybe the TEA party Patriots should change their Party affiliation, that could deny the GOPe a majority which would force the GOPe into a coalition type situation, and that could result in a big shakeup in leadership.
That may be the only way to stop this amnesty insanity, because once it is done, it will not be undone.
I wish I could believe in honest elections....sigh.....
I’m on it.