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Boehner’s job now: Be a real leader
NY Daily News ^ | June 11 2014 | NY Daily News

Posted on 06/11/2014 1:14:37 PM PDT by PoloSec

Cantor's loss proves there's no point in being Tea Party Light — so the speaker should lean decisively toward pragmatism Cantor's loss proves there's no point in being Tea Party Light — so the speaker should lean decisively toward pragmatism

Schadenfreude cocktails must have been flowing in Speaker John Boehner’s office as America began practicing saying “Congressman Brat.” You see, for years, the biggest headache for the Republican speaker has not been Nancy Pelosi, George Soros or Mike Bloomberg, but his own second-in-charge, Eric Cantor.

Almost from the moment of the ascent of the GOP in Congress on the wings of the Tea Party movement, the struggle for the soul of the party has been on full display — with the largely pragmatic speaker in nearly daily battles with Cantor, who saw his path to the top job as being the mouthpiece of the obstructionist wing of their caucus.

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1 posted on 06/11/2014 1:14:37 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Boehner’s job now: resign


2 posted on 06/11/2014 1:15:22 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: PoloSec

LOL. Yeah. Right. There might be 10 people in DC that are capable of being “real leaders”.


3 posted on 06/11/2014 1:16:08 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch
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To: Viennacon

I’d say it’s time for Boehner to start packing.

No more talkie, talkie, talkie.

No more golfie, golfie, golfie with The Won.


4 posted on 06/11/2014 1:16:44 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: PoloSec

Boehner’s job now: Take a hike


5 posted on 06/11/2014 1:16:48 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: PoloSec
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6 posted on 06/11/2014 1:18:00 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Viennacon
Boehner’s job now: resign

HOORAY, Viennacon! My thoughts somewhat exactly.

FUJB. RESIGN you POS

7 posted on 06/11/2014 1:18:14 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: PoloSec
Schadenfreude cocktails must have been flowing in Speaker John Boehner’s office....

the only flowing in crybaby's office was tears and JD Black

8 posted on 06/11/2014 1:18:35 PM PDT by kingattax (a real American would rather die on his feet than live on his knees.)
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To: PoloSec

You neglected to note that this article was written by Anthony Weiner, AKA Carlos Danger

BY Anthony Weiner
Boehner’s job now: Be a real leader
Cantor’s loss proves there’s no point in being Tea Party Light — so the speaker should lean decisively toward pragmatism
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 2:43 PM


9 posted on 06/11/2014 1:21:26 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (There's no there there.)
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To: PoloSec

The headline is all wrong. These worthless meatbags are elected to be representatives of their constituents, not their “leaders”. We are a representative republic, not a stinking democracy.


10 posted on 06/11/2014 1:22:43 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: PoloSec
the purist “do nothing” ethos of the Tea Party movement

The TEA Party is NOT advocating doing nothing. We are advocating to secure the border, institute high fines for those who hire illegal aliens and to deport the damned criminals, not let them loose like Obama does. If the illegal aliens can't get jobs or government handouts, they WILL go home.

11 posted on 06/11/2014 1:22:47 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: PoloSec

perhaps the best deal for his party and the country...

is to force amnesty on us?

This article was written by a LIBERAL, why do the Republicans keep accepting advice from their enemies?

I do agree with the previous post about resigning. I can’t recommend Ryan for anything as he’s all in for amnesty also; been listening to “advice” for too long I guess.


12 posted on 06/11/2014 1:23:09 PM PDT by logic101.net (How many more children must die on the altar of gun free zones?)
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To: logic101.net
The writer is Anthony "Carlos Danger Weiner.


13 posted on 06/11/2014 1:26:13 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (There's no there there.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Bingo! For that reason alone, this article deserves no consideration. Were you a leader Mr. Danger? How suddenly now are your words so sagacious?


14 posted on 06/11/2014 1:27:32 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: PoloSec

We need to get rid of John Boehner. We also need to get rid of McConnell in the senate. If we could have “CONSERVATIVE” leaders in both houses, we can put a stop to OBAMAs plans for the destruction of this country. All we have to do is take his money away. Since congress has the “POWER OF THE PURSE”, they have a say on everything that the president can do. I don’t believe that these people realize how much power they have, over the president. Let them begin to show it.


15 posted on 06/11/2014 1:31:35 PM PDT by gingerbread
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To: COUNTrecount

Carlos Danger wrote:

“As an American, a New Yorker and someone who cares about fixing our immigration system I hope he gets this right. As a Democrat, I know that if he doesn’t, my party will be thanking Congressman Brat for some time to come.”
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The only thing broken in the immigration system is the enforcement.


16 posted on 06/11/2014 1:33:31 PM PDT by gasport (Will operate for food.)
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To: PoloSec

The speaker is not a political leader nor does he even care to lead.

He fundamentally sees his job as being that of a good transactional politician and deal maker, not as a political leader.


17 posted on 06/11/2014 1:36:19 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Huskrrrr
"I'm weepy and orange, Mr. T." orange John BOEHNER photo: Weeper of the House main.jpg "Have you no pity? Midol?"
18 posted on 06/11/2014 1:41:33 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: PoloSec

Well, from their description of what was in the pamphlets, it is at least consistent with legitimate racist literature. There is a movement to create a “whites only” nation in the Pacific Northwest, and one sentence they quoted is a fragment of the “14 words”, a White Separatist slogan that they are fond of using.

So, it could be legit, or it could be the product of a hoaxer that did good research. Hoaxers don’t usually follow that M.O. though. They are more likely to spraypaint a swastika the wrong way and then wonder how they got found out.


19 posted on 06/11/2014 1:58:51 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

Oops, wrong thread, disregard that.


20 posted on 06/11/2014 1:59:29 PM PDT by Boogieman
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