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John Boehner Implies He May Step Down As House Speaker
Western Journalism ^ | 05-12-2014 | F. Peter Brown

Posted on 05/12/2014 10:30:13 PM PDT by Kevin in California

John Boehner won’t say if he will be serving another two years as the House Speaker.

“Listen, I’m going to be 65 years old in November,” Boehner stated. “I’d never thought I’d live to be 60. So I’m living on borrowed time.” In addition to his age, Boehner has had to deal with a large number of rebellious House conservative Republicans. How large a number? According to conservatives involved in the deliberations, 40 to 50 new members have already verbally committed to electing a new Speaker. Conservative organizers say that they could force Boehner to step aside as Speaker in late November, when the incoming GOP conference meets.


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Do us all a favor Boner and step down now.
1 posted on 05/12/2014 10:30:13 PM PDT by Kevin in California
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To: Kevin in California

2 posted on 05/12/2014 10:31:53 PM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Kevin in California

I figure that he’s going to dump amnesty on us as payback to the American people and then leave.


3 posted on 05/12/2014 10:33:45 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Kevin in California

Yippee!.


4 posted on 05/12/2014 10:33:47 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ((Brilliant, Profound Tag Line Goes Here, just as soon as I can think of one..))
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To: Kevin in California

“I’d never thought I’d live to be 60. So I’m living on borrowed time.”

That is a weird statement does he have health issues?


5 posted on 05/12/2014 10:35:23 PM PDT by funfan
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To: Kevin in California

No Cantor.


6 posted on 05/12/2014 10:36:12 PM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: funfan
That is a weird statement does he have health issues?

I think he's a heavy drinker.

7 posted on 05/12/2014 10:37:16 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Kevin in California

Go away you despicable POS!!!!!
I called it at your outset as a piece of liberal garbage, and here we are…


8 posted on 05/12/2014 10:39:09 PM PDT by DanielRedfoot (Creepy Ass Cracker)
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To: Kevin in California

Screen door; Good L-rd.


9 posted on 05/12/2014 10:40:26 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Kevin in California

Well....bye!!!!


10 posted on 05/12/2014 10:42:56 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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Finally something we agree on John...


11 posted on 05/12/2014 10:44:11 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Cementjungle; funfan
"That is a weird statement does he have health issues?"

"I think he's a heavy drinker."

From a lot of personal observations and experiences I can say that he has all the "tells" of an alcoholic.

He is also slightly past the age when cirrhosis rears it's ugly head and there are numerous other complications to consider.

Remember Ted Kennedy's last years? That's what he has to look forward to as hepatic encephalopathy takes its toll.

Putting aside that he's a total sellout to the Libs, it would be best for all concerned if he got out of the public eye. Now.

12 posted on 05/12/2014 10:50:27 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: funfan
That is a weird statement does he have health issues?

It has been inferred that he is a chain smoker and heavy boozer, so poor health would be a good guess.

13 posted on 05/12/2014 10:51:03 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: DoughtyOne

....and take the McCainiac with you


14 posted on 05/12/2014 10:51:06 PM PDT by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: Kevin in California
At the mythical intersection of K St. and Wall Street is located the geographical heart of support for amnesty.


15 posted on 05/12/2014 10:57:17 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Something is out of sync with Boehner. He was never “good” at his job, but now he is strange. Maybe he IS more bitter and angry than he is motivated. Or, he waits for the Blue Republican, Cantor, to scratch and claw in enough votes to drag himself into the Speakership.

Boehner may want to stay just long enough to ward off conservative challengers.

At his age, it looks like he retires to a home in Florida, asap, otherwise, why buy one in the first place?


16 posted on 05/12/2014 10:59:33 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Kevin in California

Yesterday wouldn’t be quick enough!


17 posted on 05/12/2014 10:59:53 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: funfan
None of the men in my family,that's my Dad,grandfather and six uncles ever made it to 60.

I'll be 75 in July so I understand how he feels.

18 posted on 05/12/2014 11:01:48 PM PDT by oldsalt (There's no such thing as a free lunch.)
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To: spokeshave

Yes, we should give him a list.


19 posted on 05/12/2014 11:02:53 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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To: Kevin in California

Whatever he does it will be what he figures is good for him. Probably lots of money lobbying or maybe a spot in Obama’s cabinet.


20 posted on 05/12/2014 11:07:36 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican
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To: Kevin in California

Translation: Soros chose Obama’s successor and it’s not Boehner.

As heat dials up on NWO (via Benghazi) Hussein will be removed.

Arpaio revelations triggering Hussein’s removal as usurper is too damaging to NWO, so they’ll usher Hussein out because of ‘scandal, scandal.’

When Arpaio fraud announcements hit, Biden will be toast too. Next in line is Boehner but sounds like he took the money and he’s headed to the beach.


21 posted on 05/12/2014 11:07:44 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Kevin in California
No rejoicing from me yet. Given that liberals control the entire Republican party, Boehner’s successor could be even more of a lefty and a traitor.
22 posted on 05/12/2014 11:13:41 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Kevin in California
Uh Oh!
Polling must show BoneHead is going to loose drastically!
23 posted on 05/12/2014 11:18:07 PM PDT by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Kevin in California

Some good news for once. Cannot happen sooner.


24 posted on 05/12/2014 11:31:47 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: Kevin in California

Boehner and the rest of the liberals and RINOs should all be thrown into military detention centers for the crime of treason; otherwise, the cycle will continue.


25 posted on 05/13/2014 12:11:34 AM PDT by Objective Scrutator (All liberals are criminals, and all criminals are liberals)
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To: Kevin in California

Step down and step off.


26 posted on 05/13/2014 1:18:17 AM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Kevin in California

Slow clap.

Fast clap if it happens.


27 posted on 05/13/2014 1:27:49 AM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (God punishes Conservatives by making them argue with fools.)
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To: Kevin in California

Bye crybaby.


28 posted on 05/13/2014 1:37:14 AM PDT by kik5150
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To: Kevin in California

You can color a turd orange but it is still an orange turd - that weeps.


29 posted on 05/13/2014 2:10:01 AM PDT by WMarshal (Free citizen, never a subject or a civilian)
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To: Kevin in California

Sort of like to see ole Boehner go up on the capitol building where they run American flags up and down a pole and jump.


30 posted on 05/13/2014 2:56:30 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: Kevin in California

For his undying loyalty to the GOP-E & DEMs plight since the mid 1990’s even if he left congress he would be well rewarded with lobbying or other corporate positions. Boehner is the man behind the ouster of Newt as S.O.H. and the handing over control of the party to the GOP-E. He was Teddy K and now Reid’s Useful Idiot.


31 posted on 05/13/2014 3:04:19 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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To: Kevin in California
The problem here is that Boehner isn't really just waxing philosophical about stepping down. He's threatening to, believing that it will strengthen his position as Speaker.

The guy looks in the mirror every day and sees someone he believes is completely indispensable to holding the GOP Caucus together, and assumes everyone else (at least in the GOP caucus) knows it. This probably has more to do with Boehner pushing the caucus towards immigration reform than any alleged "health issues" he may/may not be having.

IOW, what we're seeing is him trying to pull this:


32 posted on 05/13/2014 3:15:12 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Kevin in California

Never put off to tomorrow what you can do today. In other words, don’t let the door hit your A.. on the way out.


33 posted on 05/13/2014 3:16:00 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: NeoCaveman; North Coast Conservative; ADemocratNoMore; Akron Al; arbee4bush; agrace; ATOMIC_PUNK; ..

Of possible interest ping?


34 posted on 05/13/2014 3:24:35 AM PDT by Las Vegas Dave (The democRATic party preys on the ignorant..!)
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To: Kevin in California

Boehner stepping down next term will not accomplish what we want.

Boehner has shown a recent tendency to ignore the Hastert rule and has again sided with democrats to pass legislation.

He has also promised that the House will pass amnesty and send it on to the Senate THIS TERM.

When would that be? It is possible that he’ll betray his own party and do it before this election and throw the House to Nancy Pelosi. That is less likely.

He’ll do it during the lame duck session after the mid-terms in November. He and the democrats will quickly pass it in the House. Then it will be quickly passed to the Senate, and Reid will use another expansion of the nuclear option if he has to, but I suspect the rinos there have numbers enough to prevent a filibuster.

We need to replace Boehner prior to November of this year.


35 posted on 05/13/2014 3:30:04 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Kevin in California

He should step down off the Empire State Building. THAT’S RIGHT I SAID IT!


36 posted on 05/13/2014 3:34:40 AM PDT by Captainpaintball (Immigration without assimilation is the death of a nation)
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To: funfan
That is a weird statement does he have health issues?

Really, you have to ask.....

No spine

Over active tear ducts.

lack of a working moral compass.

Bent over backwards to subjugate the Constitution... so Slipped disk, and a cranial rectal inversion impaction.

Although I am not a licensed doctor, I did practice medicine for 16 years without the restrictions of a license....

And stayed in a Holiday Inn Express in the UAE, several times.

37 posted on 05/13/2014 3:41:24 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: Kevin in California

I FEEL A 3 DAY PARTY COMING ON !!!!! Farewell establishment rino ,, go do nothing somewhere else .


38 posted on 05/13/2014 4:28:42 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: 0bamanomics is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Kevin in California

I FEEL A 3 DAY PARTY COMING ON !!!!! Farewell establishment rino ,, go do nothing somewhere else .


39 posted on 05/13/2014 4:29:11 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: 0bamanomics is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Kevin in California

It’s too late. The damage has been done.


40 posted on 05/13/2014 4:30:00 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: nathanbedford

...the heart of capitalism!


41 posted on 05/13/2014 5:06:20 AM PDT by swampfox101 (l)
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To: Kevin in California

Hello!

We are ALL living on borrowed time!


Luke 12:16-21   Douay-Rheims 1899 American Edition (DRA)

16 And he spoke a similitude to them, saying: The land of a certain rich man brought forth plenty of fruits.

17 And he thought within himself, saying: What shall I do, because I have no room where to bestow my fruits?

18 And he said: This will I do: I will pull down my barns, and will build greater; and into them will I gather all things that are grown to me, and my goods.

19 And I will say to my soul: Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years take thy rest; eat, drink, make good cheer.

20 But God said to him: Thou fool, this night do they require thy soul of thee: and whose shall those things be which thou hast provided?

21 So is he that layeth up treasure for himself, and is not rich towards God.

 

 

 

42 posted on 05/13/2014 5:06:41 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Objective Scrutator
Boehner and the rest of the liberals and RINOs should all be thrown into military detention centers for the crime of treason; otherwise, the cycle will continue.

Who VOTED for these guys?

43 posted on 05/13/2014 5:08:42 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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To: Kevin in California

The job is distracting and interferes with his drinking.


44 posted on 05/13/2014 5:16:54 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: doorgunner69

He is a heavy chain smoker and he loves to imbibe.


45 posted on 05/13/2014 5:21:33 AM PDT by Hyman Roth
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To: tanknetter

I think you pegged it.


46 posted on 05/13/2014 5:24:47 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Kevin in California

It’s the only thing left to surrender!


47 posted on 05/13/2014 5:27:48 AM PDT by Theophilus (.)
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To: Kevin in California

Step down Boehner, Trey Gowdy for Speaker!


48 posted on 05/13/2014 5:32:09 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: 2001convSVT

Gowdy would be my choice as well


49 posted on 05/13/2014 5:42:15 AM PDT by kjam22 (my music video "If My People" at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74b20RjILy4)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

WINNER!


50 posted on 05/13/2014 5:44:52 AM PDT by mad_as_he$$
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