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John Boehner's Bizarre Arrogance Feeds Tea Party Revolution
conservativehq.com ^ | 4/25/14 | George Rasley

Posted on 04/25/2014 11:06:23 AM PDT by cotton1706

Establishment Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner is taking a lot of well-deserved heat for mocking conservative House Republicans who are opposed to amnesty for illegal aliens.

Boehner’s mocking imitation of opponents of immigration “reform,” that is anything but a “reform” and more like an abandonment of American sovereignty in favor of a policy of open borders, was indicative of why, under Boehner’s arrogant “leadership,” the House Republican Conference has floundered from crisis to crisis.

But buried in Boehner’s remarks was an even more bizarre example of establishment Republican “leadership” that explains the great fault line in American politics today; the divide between the “ruling class” of Washington’s inside elite and what Angelo Codevilla called “the country class” of Americans who believe in the rule of law and limited constitutional government.

Here’s the quote according to Sheila McLaughlin’s reporting for The Cincinnati Enquirer:

"I've gone to hundreds of tea party events over the last four years. The makeup is pretty much the same. You've got some disaffected Republicans, disaffected Democrats. You always have a handful of anarchists. They are against everything. Eighty percent of the people at these events, are the most ordinary Americans you've ever met. None of whom have ever been involved in politics. We in public service respect the fact that they brought energy to the political process.”

We in public service?

We the People have a message for Speaker Boehner; in a republic, such as ours, there’s not supposed to be a difference between those “in public service” and “ordinary Americans.”

We the People (ordinary Americans) are sovereign and those “in public service” come from our ranks to serve us, and their contract is up for review every Election Day.

(Excerpt) Read more at conservativehq.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: agitprop; elections; johnboehner; ntsa; ohio

1 posted on 04/25/2014 11:06:23 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

The caddy is starting to crack. He is caught between the ire of the base, and whatever it is that has compromised him and made him servile to the dems.


2 posted on 04/25/2014 11:11:21 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: cotton1706

Bonehead is the reason I changed my affiliation from Republican to Independent. I’ll not give a penny to any Republican cause as long as that drunk cretin is in the house (very very small “h” intended).


3 posted on 04/25/2014 11:12:43 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Psalm 144

He is caught between the ire of the base, and whatever it is that has compromised him and made him servile to the dems.

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The very intense spectacle of the WWII, Vietnam memorials being shut down denying veterans visitation on trumped up reasons, and a rally for illegal aliens taking place on the Washington Mall during the government shutdown, and NO POLITICAL PUSHBACK whatsoever from the Republicans and Boehner, has me convinced that conservative patriots have no representation in Washington. Whatever it is they have on Boehner, it must be powerful. Picture with the goat?


4 posted on 04/25/2014 11:18:12 AM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: cotton1706

The problem is that you cannot beat someone with nobody. This article talks about the race and Boner’s opponents:
http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/boehners-reelection-the-beginning-of-the-end/

Unfortunately it looks like Boner is going to win, particularly since there are three opponents and all it takes is getting the most votes to win. There is no runoff system if someone does not get more than 50%.

According to the article, the only hope is that Boner does poorly enough in the primary that a conservative will challenge him for the Speaker job. Not likely. If no big name Republican like Trey Gowdy will challenge Lindsey Graham for the Senate in South Carolina, I don’t think anyone with a chance to win will challenge Boner.


5 posted on 04/25/2014 11:23:23 AM PDT by fifedom
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To: The_Media_never_lie

Whatever it is they have on Boehner, it must be powerful.

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I have an intuitive conviction. If that suspicion is accurate, it will come out eventually.


6 posted on 04/25/2014 11:24:42 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (FIGHT! FIGHT! SEVERE CONSERVATIVE AND THE WILD RIGHT!)
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To: cotton1706

For the last 40 years, the traitors in DC have done all they cam to replace American voters with Mexicans.

They aren’t about to give up now — when they are so close to achieving their goal.


7 posted on 04/25/2014 11:25:18 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: cotton1706
I live in Ohio Congressional District 8 and John Boehner is my Congressman.

I’ve seen plenty of signs on lawns that simply state “Fire Boehner”.

8 posted on 04/25/2014 11:27:50 AM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Da Coyote

I bailed from the GOP when Lindsey voted for Sotomayor.


9 posted on 04/25/2014 11:28:41 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: cotton1706

Boehner has neutralized the Republicans. In fact, he is ushering in their demise.


10 posted on 04/25/2014 11:37:11 AM PDT by Ray76 (Take over the GOP? You still beg! Forget them. Second Party Now.)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

>> I’ve seen plenty of signs on lawns that simply state “Fire Boehner”.

That needs to be upped to fiery effigies.


11 posted on 04/25/2014 11:39:25 AM PDT by Ray76 (Take over the GOP? You still beg! Forget them. Second Party Now.)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag

“I bailed from the GOP when Lindsey voted for Sotomayor.”
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So, you’ve surrendered to the likes of Little Lindsey Graham and Boehner?

Well, some of us continue the fight for the Republican Party and we are having more and more success-—such as Ted Cruz. But that’s with no thanks for those who have surrendered in the fight and have abandoned the battlefield.


12 posted on 04/25/2014 11:47:35 AM PDT by House Atreides
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To: cotton1706

If the republican caucus doesn’t figure out a way to get rid of him in the next month, then he will have 18 squish republicans back from their primaries ready to vote for amnesty with all the dems, and amnesty will become the law of the land unless Americans stage a revolt of historic proportions.

And amnesty will usher in ‘coaches’ and community organizers who will guide and instruct amnestied illegals to get id cards and register to vote under motor voter even though they are not citizens.

Boehner must be removed now.


13 posted on 04/25/2014 11:54:39 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: cotton1706


14 posted on 04/25/2014 11:55:13 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: cotton1706
Republicans in this traitors district should prepare to vote for his democratic opponent if they can not primary him out. In fact I would not oppose doing the same to Cantor and Ryan.

The loss of three seats will not lead to loss of majority, but would be a shot heard round DC.

15 posted on 04/25/2014 12:12:26 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: fifedom
The problem is that you cannot beat someone with nobody.

Sure you can just vote for his Democratic opponent, it would be a big improvement. He has to go one way or the other.

16 posted on 04/25/2014 12:14:26 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: The_Media_never_lie
Whatever it is they have on Boehner, it must be powerful.

I don't think they have anything on Boner. He is acting they way he does because he wants to. I think he is a willing Globalist because that is what he believes. I think he's an Elitist. I think he is a power hungry jerk who sold his soul to Mammon and he likes it.

17 posted on 04/25/2014 12:14:52 PM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: BenLurkin

“Gerrymandering” has been described as the process by which politicians select their voters, rather than the other way around.

What we’ve seen over the last 40 years has been gerrymandering on an international scale.


18 posted on 04/25/2014 12:25:26 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: cotton1706

Boner got bent out of shape when the Tea Party Rally in Fresno wouldn’t agree to have him or any other politician speak from the dais.

The man is an alcoholic who is incapable of doing anything other than surrendering. Time for John to retire


19 posted on 04/25/2014 12:25:43 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: cotton1706

I have two words for Boehner, and they are not Happy Birthday.

Either this guy is a Democrat masquerading as a Republican, or the Dems have a highly comprising photo of him. Regardless, for sure, he is in no way representing Republican voters.

For me, the one word that describes Boehner is: Disgusting.


20 posted on 04/25/2014 12:41:22 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: itsahoot

Thank you for an excellent idea. Now, not being a Democrat, can you advise as to how I get to vote in three Congressional districts??? LOL


21 posted on 04/25/2014 12:45:03 PM PDT by CdMGuy
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To: Count of Monte Fisto

Your tagline? Seems it’s true.


22 posted on 04/25/2014 1:45:02 PM PDT by Resettozero
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Rand Paul's immigration speech
...The Republican Party must embrace more legal immigration.

Unfortunately, like many of the major debates in Washington, immigration has become a stalemate-where both sides are imprisoned by their own rhetoric or attachment to sacred cows that prevent the possibility of a balanced solution.

Immigration Reform will not occur until Conservative Republicans, like myself, become part of the solution. I am here today to begin that conversation.

Let's start that conversation by acknowledging we aren't going to deport 12 million illegal immigrants.

If you wish to work, if you wish to live and work in America, then we will find a place for you...

This is where prudence, compassion and thrift all point us toward the same goal: bringing these workers out of the shadows and into being taxpaying members of society.

Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers.12 million more people assimilating into society. 12 million more people being productive contributors.
[Posted on 03/19/2013 7:04:07 AM PDT by Perdogg]
Rand Paul calls on conservatives to embrace immigration reform
Latinos, should be a natural constituency for the party, Paul argued, but "Republicans have pushed them away with harsh rhetoric over immigration." ...he would create a bipartisan panel to determine how many visas should be granted for workers already in the United States and those who might follow... [and the buried lead] "Imagine 12 million people who are already here coming out of the shadows to become new taxpayers...
[Posted on 04/21/2013 1:52:42 PM PDT by SoConPubbie]
[but he's not in favor of amnesty, snicker, definition of is is]

23 posted on 04/25/2014 3:24:13 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Rand Paul: Time for GOP to soften war stance
...by softening its edge on some volatile social issues and altering its image as the party always seemingly "eager to go to war... We do need to expand the party and grow the party and that does mean that we don't always all agree on every issue" ... the party needs to become more welcoming to individuals who disagree with basic Republican doctrine on emotional social issues such as gay marriage... "We're going to have to be a little hands off on some of these issues ... and get people into the party," Paul said.
[Posted on 01/31/2013 5:08:50 PM PST by xzins]

24 posted on 04/25/2014 3:24:18 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Rand Slams Congress for Funding Egypt's Generals: 'How Does Your Conscience Feel Now?'
Sen. Rand Paul is hammering his fellow senators for keeping billions in financial aid flowing to Egypt's military -- even as Cairo's security forces massacre anti-government activists. [by "anti-government activists" is meant church-burning Christian-murdering jihadists]
[Posted on 08/15/2013 5:44:10 PM PDT by Hoodat]

25 posted on 04/25/2014 3:24:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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Rand Paul On Shutdown: "Even Though It Appeared I Was Participating In It, It Was A Dumb Idea"
I said throughout the whole battle that shutting down the government was a dumb idea. Even though it did appear as if I was participating in it, I said it was a dumb idea. And the reason I voted for it, though, is that it's a conundrum. Here's the conundrum. We have a $17 trillion debt and people at home tell me you can't give the president a blank check. We just can't keep raising the debt ceiling without conditions. So unconditionally raising the debt ceiling, nobody at home wants me to vote for that and I can't vote for that. But the conundrum is if I don't we do approach these deadlines. So there is an impasse. In 2011, though, we had this impasse and the president did negotiate. We got the sequester. If we were to extend the sequester from discretionary spending to all the entitlements we would actually fix our problem within a few years.
[Posted on 11/19/2013 12:16:51 PM by Third Person]

26 posted on 04/25/2014 3:24:40 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: cotton1706; All

This could cost him his Speaker’s gavel.


27 posted on 04/25/2014 9:16:17 PM PDT by Din Maker (Rand Paul, Rick Perry endorsed McConnell over Bevin. Neither will ever get my vote in 2016.)
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To: House Atreides
Well, some of us continue the fight for the Republican Party and we are having more and more success-—such as Ted Cruz. But that’s with no thanks for those who have surrendered in the fight and have abandoned the battlefield.
We'll I'm fighting AGAINST the Republican Party...it gave us McCain, Romney and therefore, Obama...and will give us Hillary if it continues. The Republican Party has ruined this country. I vote against liberals and neomoderates. My money goes to conservative PACS...not one damned penny is ever again going for one of Karl Roves 'choices.' Giving to the GOP is supporting Lindsey Graham...go ahead if you want but don't ask me to join you...I did that the last two elections...didn't work did it?
28 posted on 04/26/2014 3:21:14 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: CdMGuy
can you advise as to how I get to vote in three Congressional districts???

Change your name to Jose Jimenez, go to those districts and sign up for food stamps which will get you registered under Motor Voter Law, easy peasie.

29 posted on 04/27/2014 3:00:57 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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