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John Boehner: Sometimes I'm 'Gestapo'
politico.com ^ | 1/24/14 | Tal Kopan

Posted on 01/24/2014 11:21:43 AM PST by cotton1706

House Speaker John Boehner says in his job, he has to be many things, from a father figure to the Gestapo.

“People think, all right, you’re the speaker, you’re the leader,” Boehner told Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show” on Thursday night. “They don’t realize I’ve got a lot of other roles that I play. You know, some members, I have to be the big brother figure. Some I have to be the father figure. Others I have to be the dean of students or the principal. Some of them I have to be the Gestapo.”

The Ohio Republican, who grew up in a family with 11 siblings and a father that owned a bar, said he learned the skills he needs in Congress at a young age, including dealing with unsavory characters.

“I grew up in a big family. You have to learn to get along with each other … get things done as a a family,” Boehner said. “When you grow up at a bar — I mopped floors, did dishes, waited tables, tended bar. And you have to learn to deal with every jack—s that walks in the door. Trust me, I need all the skills I learned growing up to do my job.”

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; elections; leno
Both Boehner and McConnell are aristocratic tyrants!
1 posted on 01/24/2014 11:21:43 AM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

Too bad he’s completely useless.


2 posted on 01/24/2014 11:23:24 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: cotton1706

His favorite roles are traitor and jackass.


3 posted on 01/24/2014 11:24:09 AM PST by Ray76 (How modern liberals think: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaE98w1KZ-c)
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To: cotton1706
...The Ohio Republican, who grew up in a family with 11 siblings and a father that owned a bar

Distant, disconnected trivia from a lying, colluding, weasel appeasing RINO traitor. His origin is not the problem; his current entrenchment in the lap of accepted second-tier power appeasing is. A damned traitor to America.

4 posted on 01/24/2014 11:24:55 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: cotton1706

I have heard him talking about mopping that floor about 10,000 times. Get over it. Mopping the floor isn’t that bad.


5 posted on 01/24/2014 11:25:48 AM PST by DManA
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To: cotton1706
“When you grow up at a bar — I mopped floors, did dishes, waited tables, tended bar. And you have to learn to deal with every jack—s that walks in the door. Trust me, I need all the skills I learned growing up to do my job.”

Let me guess. The Tea Party members are the jack--s he's referring to. I guess you also have to deal with mobsters like Obama and Reid with a smile and try not to let them see that you've wet yourself.

6 posted on 01/24/2014 11:25:56 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: cotton1706

He looked pathetic on Leno last night. “Our guy” is a pasty wishy-washy inside-the-beltway career politician playing softball with a fledgling junta.


7 posted on 01/24/2014 11:26:29 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: cotton1706
Boner has come a long way from his initial immaculation into the House:

"Elected to Congress in 1990, John quickly became a voice for reform. First, he adopted a "no earmarks" policy that he carries with him to this day. And as part of the "Gang of Seven," he and fellow lawmakers took on the House establishment – Democrats and Republicans. Together, they successfully closed the scandal-riddled House Bank, uncovered "dine-and-dash" practices at the House Restaurant, and exposed drug sales and cozy cash-for-stamps deals at the House Post Office.

Not so much now.... In 1994, John was instrumental in crafting the landmark Contract with America. One of the Contract's cornerstones - the Congressional Accountability Act, which required lawmakers to live under the same rules and regulations as the rest of the nation – bears the unmistakable print of his drive to change the way Congress works."

8 posted on 01/24/2014 11:26:30 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: cotton1706

maybe he’s GAY-stapo


9 posted on 01/24/2014 11:26:30 AM PST by jrg
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To: cotton1706

He gives himself far too much credit and dignity. He and his kind are groveling kapos.


10 posted on 01/24/2014 11:26:50 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cotton1706

If he wasn’t already a widely know ‘tard, this might have had some negative impact on him...


11 posted on 01/24/2014 11:27:56 AM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: cotton1706

What skills were those? Learning to be stupid and then corrupt.


12 posted on 01/24/2014 11:27:59 AM PST by mulligan
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To: mulligan

I was doing something else in another room when I heard the sound of stupidity coming from the TV. I ran in to look and I wasn’t disappointed.


13 posted on 01/24/2014 11:32:17 AM PST by beelzepug (if any alphabets are watchin', I'll be coming home right after the meetin')
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To: cotton1706

sometimes he is x and sometimes he is y
but he is a great disappointment, and totally useless, all of the time

alas (I liked him, too...but he’s just a rubber stamp for the Obama/Pelosi/Reid/Soros/communist machine)


14 posted on 01/24/2014 11:33:21 AM PST by faithhopecharity (C)
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To: cotton1706
They don’t realize I’ve got a lot of other roles that I play

“I have to promise my constituency that I'll stop funding of NPR, stop funding for Planned Predators, and promise to totally stop funding and repeal Obambicare . . . as I did in the last election, and then I have to shove it right up my constituencies' arses, lie to them, and then do nothing. Yep, I gotta' do that . . . and then keep a straight face!" Ain't easy to do that without crying, ya' know.

15 posted on 01/24/2014 11:33:26 AM PST by laweeks
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To: cotton1706

“Some of them I have to be the Gestapo.”

No you moron the duly elected representatives are all thinking adults sent by their states to represent their constituents in Washington. They are not there to bend to your insane ideas.


16 posted on 01/24/2014 11:36:41 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

He’s alot more like Benedict Arnold than the Gestapo.


17 posted on 01/24/2014 11:42:25 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: cotton1706

Wonderful choice of words from a “Speaker”.


18 posted on 01/24/2014 11:42:49 AM PST by cincinnati65
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To: Paladin2; cripplecreek; Norm Lenhart

Lets think about for one seconf. I was born in 88 and my sister was born in 1990.

Bonehead has been in office for OUR ENTIRE LIVES!!

I don’t even want to think how long some congressial aides have been in power.


19 posted on 01/24/2014 11:42:55 AM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: cotton1706

Aha! That’s where he needs to be! Working in a family bar!


20 posted on 01/24/2014 11:44:16 AM PST by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: KC_Lion

John Dingell has been in office since my mother was in grade school.


21 posted on 01/24/2014 11:44:44 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cotton1706
The weeping Gestapo.
22 posted on 01/24/2014 11:50:26 AM PST by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: DManA

The only thing Boehner ever mopped up were his own tears. If there was ever a position for “The Congressional Crier” Boehner would be an automatic winner.


23 posted on 01/24/2014 12:02:16 PM PST by A_Tradition_Continues (formerly known as Politicalwit ...05/28/98 Class of '98)
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To: KC_Lion
Lets think about for one second. I was born in 88 and my sister was born in 1990.

I am impressed and grateful that you are here. Keep the faith.

24 posted on 01/24/2014 12:10:30 PM PST by onona (The entitlement army doesnÂ’t vote for candidates, they vote for gravy.)
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To: cotton1706

awwww, my heart bleeds for him.


25 posted on 01/24/2014 12:10:41 PM PST by Shimmer1
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To: cotton1706
Bonehead is a pile of crap. There is no compromise with communists. This jackass will never learn. The only thing the communists organization understands is whipping them down with hard hitting truth. No compromise.
26 posted on 01/24/2014 12:12:04 PM PST by Logical me
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To: cotton1706

No John, you are simply a fool. An idiot. A nincompoop. That is what you are John. Stupid.


27 posted on 01/24/2014 12:13:21 PM PST by RetiredArmy (I am proud to be a Christian and follower of my Lord Jesus Christ. Time is short for U to know Him!)
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To: cotton1706

Wow. I’m not a big fan of Godwin’s law, but when you are first to describe YOURSELF as a Nazi, you have REALLY lost the debate.

Couldn’t he have said Napoleon or Attila the Hun?


28 posted on 01/24/2014 12:24:09 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (The only thing that can save us is if Kerry wins the Nobel prize and leaves us alone.--Moshe Yaalon)
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To: cotton1706

If by “gestapo” he means an evil corrupt socialist who uses governmental power to wreak havic, he’s correct.


29 posted on 01/24/2014 12:34:29 PM PST by Jewbacca (The residents of Iroquois territory may not determine whether Jews may live in Jerusalem)
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To: cotton1706

He’s more like “SA”, useful idiots who will be disposed of, once they are no longer useful.


30 posted on 01/24/2014 12:36:41 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Dr. Sivana

[ Wow. I’m not a big fan of Godwin’s law, but when you are first to describe YOURSELF as a Nazi, you have REALLY lost the debate.

Couldn’t he have said Napoleon or Attila the Hun? ]

I wonder how much the Dims paid him to say that?


31 posted on 01/24/2014 12:44:21 PM PST by GraceG
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To: cotton1706

To us you’re just a failure.


32 posted on 01/24/2014 12:45:32 PM PST by Starboard
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To: beelzepug

I heard the sound of stupidity

***********
lol!

The sound of stupidity from the leader of the Stupid Party. Permanently stuck on stupid.


33 posted on 01/24/2014 12:48:22 PM PST by Starboard
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To: onona
" I am impressed and grateful that you are here. Keep the faith. "

Thank You!

I have been here since '08, before I was old enough to drink, or Vote if this was 50 Years Ago.

34 posted on 01/24/2014 7:25:23 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: cotton1706

And all the time he is blackmailed into submission to Barry.


35 posted on 01/24/2014 8:33:17 PM PST by Old Yeller
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To: cotton1706
"Boehner told Jay Leno on “The Tonight Show”

Boehner looked like a falling down drunk.
He slurred his words. He displayed no leadership.

If he is the leader of the GOPe,
they need to reflect on their image.

And find another very soon.


36 posted on 01/27/2014 10:49:46 AM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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