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Boehner Posts Easy Victory in Ohio GOP Primary
WSJ ^ | 5-6-2014 | Reid J. Epstein

Posted on 05/06/2014 7:21:11 PM PDT by bimboeruption

House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) coasted to a primary election victory Tuesday over tea party-aligned challenger J.D. Winteregg and two other opponents.

The Associated Press declared Mr. Boehner the primary victor with about 8,600 votes cast — about 6% of precincts reporting.

Mr. Winteregg, a high school teacher who raised less than $50,000, represented Mr. Boehner’s most robust primary challenge in years, prompting the speaker to air television ads for himself. Mr. Winteregg’s campaign was aided by $350,000 in third-party spending, but it was hardly enough to give the speaker a scare.

Democrats Tom Poetter and Matthew Guyette are competing for nomination to face Mr. Boehner in the November general election.

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: boehner; congress; ohio; speaker
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8th. District of Ohio Republican voters...My God in Heaven, what is wrong with you people?

Haven't you had enough corruption? You people are an embarrassment to the rest of us Buckeyes.

1 posted on 05/06/2014 7:21:11 PM PDT by bimboeruption
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To: bimboeruption

Amen!


2 posted on 05/06/2014 7:22:32 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: bimboeruption

Aw hell! Rove and his buddies need to really break out the champagne now


3 posted on 05/06/2014 7:22:36 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: bimboeruption

4 posted on 05/06/2014 7:25:05 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: bimboeruption

They said only 6% of precincts reporting. How in blazes can you call an election that early?


5 posted on 05/06/2014 7:26:24 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: bimboeruption

I feel the same as you.


6 posted on 05/06/2014 7:26:34 PM PDT by ohiobushman ( If people evolved from apes, why are there still apes?)
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To: bimboeruption

Well, that’s really too bad. If you vote for John Boehner you really do get the government you deserve.


7 posted on 05/06/2014 7:27:30 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: bimboeruption

So why do they declare it such an easy win without including any percentages in the article... not even unofficial totals?


8 posted on 05/06/2014 7:27:55 PM PDT by Stingray51
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To: Viennacon

Right...and we need to bring out the puke bags and pitchforks.

What total idiots!

Ohio is full of idiots who keep voting for RINO after RINO. The Governor, Lt, Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General (remember that whiny, little twerp who used to be our Senator...Mike DeWine?), Treasurer...ALL RINOs.


9 posted on 05/06/2014 7:28:44 PM PDT by bimboeruption ("We Recognize No Sovereign But God, And No King But Jesus!" - John Adams & John Hancock)
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To: bimboeruption

Too many people vote with little thought other than ticking the familiar name. Hopefully, Bonehead will have a lot tougher go if he seeks reelection to speaker.


10 posted on 05/06/2014 7:29:37 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: bimboeruption
I have a feeling we won't see much change this primary season.

The entrenched interests are too well dug in and financed, and I guess people aren't hurting enough to take a good hard look at the two card monte scam the politicians of both parties are running on them.

I'm not quite sure how much more it will take to wake people up. Maybe they can't be.

11 posted on 05/06/2014 7:29:56 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Absolutely...but it’s tragic that we have to suffer the consequences of other people’s stupidity.


12 posted on 05/06/2014 7:30:07 PM PDT by bimboeruption ("We Recognize No Sovereign But God, And No King But Jesus!" - John Adams & John Hancock)
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To: bimboeruption
And people wonder why the Republican brand in America is such a turn-off.

Democrats who vote Democrat know exactly what they're voting for.

For Republicans who vote Republican, it's a total crap shoot.

13 posted on 05/06/2014 7:30:15 PM PDT by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: bimboeruption

“Ohio is full of idiots who keep voting for RINO”

FR has its own group of RINO supporters. If they’re here, its clear we are outnumbered by the Juan McShame’s of the world.


14 posted on 05/06/2014 7:30:27 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Stingray51
Bonehead 71% to his nearest opponent's 23% with 77% of precincts reporting. Results posted here on Ohio Secretary of State's website.
15 posted on 05/06/2014 7:32:42 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: dontreadthis

16 posted on 05/06/2014 7:34:02 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Viennacon

Yep, I’ve noticed that over the years, the amount of “moderate” posters has increased on this site.

What a shame.


17 posted on 05/06/2014 7:34:41 PM PDT by bimboeruption ("We Recognize No Sovereign But God, And No King But Jesus!" - John Adams & John Hancock)
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To: Viennacon

Notice that they’re not reluctant RINOs. They are willing to compromise with the left BEFORE any negotiations even begin. Start out from a compromised position, and then compromise more when negotiation gets serious. Where does that end up?

Right here, where we are now.


18 posted on 05/06/2014 7:35:18 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: bimboeruption

further evidence to fuel my paranoia about election fraud


19 posted on 05/06/2014 7:36:23 PM PDT by KTM rider
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

Because it’s a blowout. Boehner got about 75% of the vote.

http://vote.ohio.gov/Results.aspx?race=U.S.%20House%20of%20Representatives%20-%20District%2008%20(R)&cnty=yes


20 posted on 05/06/2014 7:38:16 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: bimboeruption

Well, I’ll keep flying the flag for conservatism. Maybe we can wake these people up.


21 posted on 05/06/2014 7:38:18 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: bimboeruption

maybe the drunken lush will fall down the stairs and break his neck.


22 posted on 05/06/2014 7:40:03 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: bimboeruption

I still think his opponent’s viagra satire ad was funny.


23 posted on 05/06/2014 7:40:44 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: bimboeruption

I couldn’t agree more. Same with Senate races.


24 posted on 05/06/2014 7:41:00 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: Viennacon

We’ve got a long and bumpy road ahead of us...but we can NEVER give up.


25 posted on 05/06/2014 7:41:13 PM PDT by bimboeruption ("We Recognize No Sovereign But God, And No King But Jesus!" - John Adams & John Hancock)
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To: skeeter

There’s virtually zero chance of beating a sitting Speaker in primary. It would be nice in this case, but I would guess it’s never happened.

I do agree with you. It looks like this primary season is going to be mostly a bust. The money interests are dumping major money into primaries to protect the favored ones. We should pick up a good one in Nebraska with Sasse, who’s a really good quality candidate. We have not seen very many super high quality candidates this round, and too few who raised the funds needed. Bannon looked like a possibility in NC, but he never got into the needed groove. I was hopeful there with the open seat. Bevin is a great candidate, but is up against too much this cycle against a sitting party leader.


26 posted on 05/06/2014 7:42:09 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: KTM rider
further evidence to fuel my paranoia about election fraud

Yup. You think the Republican Oligarchy will fight voter fraud if they are included in the game?

27 posted on 05/06/2014 7:42:58 PM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: All

Pray his days as speaker are coming to an end.


28 posted on 05/06/2014 7:45:33 PM PDT by bimboeruption ("We Recognize No Sovereign But God, And No King But Jesus!" - John Adams & John Hancock)
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To: bimboeruption

Perhaps Conservatives should give this Boehner the treatment John Warner and Richard Lugar is giving the Conservatives...endorse the democrat. Its not like Boehner is advancing Conservative policies.


29 posted on 05/06/2014 7:52:54 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: ilgipper
There’s virtually zero chance of beating a sitting Speaker in primary. It would be nice in this case, but I would guess it’s never happened.

Tom Foley

30 posted on 05/06/2014 7:55:34 PM PDT by okie01
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To: okie01

I think that was the general election in November, could be wrong.


31 posted on 05/06/2014 7:58:48 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: dontreadthis

The difference is that the frog-eating surrender sissy really had something to cry about.


32 posted on 05/06/2014 7:59:22 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: bimboeruption

Proof positive that lesser evil voting is the mindset of morons. He had challengers, including a Freeper and people chose him again.

After all this crying, avoiding the oath of office, demanding amnesty and the rest, people went to a PRIMARY and reelected him.

America deserves what it gets. I am sorry that a handful of us still married to the idea of principle will suffer with the rest, but it deserves what it just did to itself.


33 posted on 05/06/2014 8:00:02 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: dsc
frog eating
34 posted on 05/06/2014 8:03:50 PM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: ilgipper

Excuse. You specified “primary”.


35 posted on 05/06/2014 8:06:28 PM PDT by okie01
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To: bimboeruption

What you said. How ANYONE could vote for the Weeper Clown, or ANY of the entrenched, career politician RINO’s, is beyond me.


36 posted on 05/06/2014 8:08:51 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: bimboeruption

Oh oh. I guess he can go ahead and pass his amnesty BS for the Mexican government now. I’ll bet the boys are partying hardy tonight in Mexico City. They just unloaded all of their poverty on America.


37 posted on 05/06/2014 8:11:11 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: okie01

I was sneaky! It’s not easy to pickoff top leadership at anytime, but especially in the primary. Too many allies, money, etc. the power to bring home tax money, too. A candidate would have to really screw up with all those factors. It’s darn near impossible in the fall, and I would say we will never see it in a primary.


38 posted on 05/06/2014 8:11:41 PM PDT by ilgipper
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To: RginTN

We dont need more House Republicans. We need them to be scared at any time they could lose.


39 posted on 05/06/2014 8:52:01 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

The results were known before the first vote was cast. The people don’t elect anyone. They’re selected by the powers that be. They love to get the people all upset and excited. That tells them the voters are still buying into their tricks. I got suckered back into it during the 2000 recount. It won’t happen again.

I fear it’s too late to stop the juggernaut that’s taken over this country and the world.


40 posted on 05/06/2014 9:06:28 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: dontreadthis

Eats Shoots and Leaves


41 posted on 05/06/2014 9:18:23 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: bimboeruption
Yep, I’ve noticed that over the years, the amount of “moderate” posters has increased on this site. What a shame.

Most arrived on FR in early 2000 as Bush supporters. Some of us here before then remember Freepers who were afterward forced out because they wouldn't drink the Bush Kool Aide. Bush like his dad was a NWO Globalist and a United States Chamber of Commerce Shill of which the Bush Family had very close ties. GW Bush has the unprecedented distinction though of being a GOP POTUS with a two house majority that did the DEM's work for them. We have Obama thanks mainly to the GOP House and Senate and Obama has expanded powers thanks to them as well.

Between Bush and his buddy Rove supporting "Long Time Family Friend"'s AKA RINO's and if they lost in the primaries then abandoning the winning Conservatives, the GOP-E Take Over by the likes of John Boehner which started in 1996 was completed. It was Boehner who was one of the ones behind the GOP-E Takeover of the GOP including forcing Newt out. Look up Bill Paxon former Congressman from NY and his ties to it as well.

Make no mistake about it the GOP-E which Rove is organizing funding for is not a friend of Conservatism. Worse the Conservatives do not have a serious Cable TV News Network to get out their message and no FOX News in not in any way shape of form pro-Conservative.

42 posted on 05/06/2014 9:30:12 PM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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To: cva66snipe

That post is dead on.


43 posted on 05/06/2014 9:32:27 PM PDT by Pelham (If you do not deport it is amnesty by default.)
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To: bimboeruption

These were not serious challengers (and there were THREE of them, including one who dropped out but who’s named stayed on the ballot). If you expected Boner to lose or for it to even be close then you were not realistically following the race.

To have a realistic chance at beating him what was needed was ONE, WELL FUNDED challenger, not a trio of nobodies.


44 posted on 05/06/2014 9:48:15 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: bimboeruption

Too bad. I wonder if this seat is losable.


45 posted on 05/06/2014 9:55:30 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBP

It’s not.


46 posted on 05/06/2014 10:23:17 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: cva66snipe

GW Bush has the unprecedented distinction though of being a GOP POTUS with a two house majority ...
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I agree most of your posting, with the exception of what you stated above.

Dubya only had a GOP House and Senate his first six years. The last two years of his term, all of Congress was controlled by the Rats and his hands were essentially tied behind his back.

Don’t misunderstand me; I couldn’t stand 43’s squishy policies (like pushing shamnesty in 2006-07). However, he did respect our military personnel and didn’t take crap off of foreign nations that threatened the US.


47 posted on 05/07/2014 1:38:08 AM PDT by octex
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To: octex

I agree about the foreign relations. Foreign leaders knew what they were getting with him. Putin would never try this stuff under Bush. At least that is my fond memory of the time.


48 posted on 05/07/2014 1:44:47 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: jjotto

There is a radio host in Denver - Mike Rosen - who insists “party trumps person.” That you have to vote for the most likely Republican to win regardless if they really support Republican values. Because they will do less harm than a Democrat.

But... this household has decided no more. We will spend prayerful consideration of candidates and vote for the candidate who most represents the Constitution and would protect our freedoms.

Voting for the “Republican” has burned us for far too long.


49 posted on 05/07/2014 1:50:17 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit
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To: octex
He didn't even handle that part right. Sorry. But his Iraq policy stunk to high heavens and was U.N. driven. It didn't take a military strategist to understand that by the third night we were into a war fought by P.C. rules with end agenda as Nation Building an issue he campaigned against. OH BTW Bagdad Bob was not funny. Why wasn't it? Because orders were given to leave infrastructure intact. Wrong!, Wrong!, Wrong! Bridges, Utilities, and Communications are all military targets and should be hit first after air bases and missile systems etc.

You go to war for unconditional victory ASAP at minimal cost in lives and money to your own nation not the enemies. Go in, destroy quickly to point of threat elimination and unconditional surrender or otherwise unconditional destruction of the enemy nation. By night two Bagdad BOB's ability to go on air in any capacity should have been eliminated.

His downfall was he became obsessed with TRADE even dragging the W.O.T. into trying to give his beloved China MFNTS. BTW China did what to us his first few weeks as POTUS? And where was Uncle Prescott?

As for our military? He might have respected them but that respect did not turn into HELP for them in the way of much needed increases in Active Duty End Troop Strengths. He missed the Golden Opportunity to rebuild a military both his dad, Clinton, along with a two house GOP Majority helped to defund and decrease to a point of 4-5 deployments per almost unending enlistment obligations.

9/11 was the golden chance to say hey our nations defenses were down due to cuts. WE WERE DEPENDENT UPON FOREIGN MILITARU AID after that attack. What did he doo about that? NOTHING! He took us to war with a peace time military level ad never increased or rather asked for the needed significant increase in Active Duty Military End Troop Strengths. But perhaps the most revealing about his lack of military policies was the selection of two Sec of Defense neither of which should have ever gotten the job.

If Bush loved our military then why were our troops facing Court Martials based on the accusations of the enemies? Remember the Court Martials? Remember what Rummy did? neither do I because he did nothing. Most forget that Rummy was one of the reasons the military began the decline known as The Hollow Carter Military.

50 posted on 05/07/2014 3:18:21 AM PDT by cva66snipe ((Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?))
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