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Boehner gets teary amid threat of a government shutdown
AP The Ticket ^ | Wed Apr 6, 2011 | Holly Bailey

Posted on 04/06/2011 7:26:41 PM PDT by JustAnotherOne

Amid the threat of a looming government shutdown, House Speaker John Boehner is getting emotional again.

Per ABC News's Jon Karl, the Republican leader, who is known for his tears, was updating the House GOP caucus this morning on the ongoing budget stand-off when his emotions got the best of him. As he was thanking fellow Republicans for sticking with him amid the tense negotiations, the GOP lawmakers rose to give him a standing ovation, prompting Boehner to weep.

"Yes," a person at the private meeting tells ABC. "He cried, but only briefly."

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The crying jags are not winning any points. It seems that this speaker is sold out to the Democrats. Paralyzed by emotion and fear.
1 posted on 04/06/2011 7:26:43 PM PDT by JustAnotherOne
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To: JustAnotherOne

He caves he goes.


2 posted on 04/06/2011 7:28:07 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (Obama Sucks)
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To: JustAnotherOne

The AP just reports this to make conservatives crazy.


3 posted on 04/06/2011 7:28:34 PM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: JustAnotherOne

Hey, I understand where he’s coming from. But it’s looking like we need a Tea Party Speaker.


4 posted on 04/06/2011 7:28:54 PM PDT by PieterCasparzen (Huguenot)
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To: JustAnotherOne
He's an embarrassment. Paul Ryan needs to lead a mutiny against Boehner.

Boehner is such a milquetoast weenie. Does he have mental issues? I get the thing that it's OK for a man to cry at times (loss of child, loss of parent, loss of etc. etc.), but this guy is becoming a caricature of himself.

5 posted on 04/06/2011 7:30:08 PM PDT by Carling (Obama: Inexperienced and incompetent, yet ego maniacal. God help us all.)
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To: JustAnotherOne

Jeez, John, get a grip!


6 posted on 04/06/2011 7:31:17 PM PDT by chuckee
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To: JustAnotherOne

How in the Hell, did we get this weak kneed crybaby foisted upon us??


7 posted on 04/06/2011 7:32:13 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: kittymyrib

It’s working.

Every time I hear about bhonehead puddling up, I want to take a baseball bat...

Ye gads!!! How in the WORLD did we end up with this hamster as our Majority leader?


8 posted on 04/06/2011 7:32:27 PM PDT by Ronin (Tokyo Hot -- Looking forward to saving money on night lights!!!)
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To: JustAnotherOne

The Grim Weeper...


9 posted on 04/06/2011 7:33:13 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Sarah Palin is America's Margaret Thatcher)
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To: JustAnotherOne
Boehner is a fool. I despise him more than Obama.

At least Obama stands for something (everything wrong).

Boehner is a liar who only wanted to cut 30 Billion and is constantly crying and whimpering.

The GOP purposely but this idiot in charge instead if Bachmann so Obama would look good.
10 posted on 04/06/2011 7:33:13 PM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: JustAnotherOne
The AP just reports this to make conservatives crazy.

And it does. Now I am envisioning him welling up and boo-hooing at this very moment in front of Reid and Obama. All they have to do is tell him how much they respect and admire him. They'll have him down to one billion in cuts by eleven p.m.!
11 posted on 04/06/2011 7:33:17 PM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: JustAnotherOne

So is he crying in the Oval office right now?


12 posted on 04/06/2011 7:33:23 PM PDT by tioga ( Proud Proofer)
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To: JustAnotherOne

Unstable lib, get rid of the SOB, let’s get some LEADERSHIP, once again boys and girls, from the top.


13 posted on 04/06/2011 7:33:56 PM PDT by brushcop
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To: brushcop; All

I see his continual weeping as a symptom of excessive alcohol abuse. He looks the part...and his emotions betray him......too many “3 cocktail lunches”...He is not unstable...he is a drinker.


14 posted on 04/06/2011 7:36:59 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: JustAnotherOne
God help us. We need someone with ice water in his veins, not mother's milk. Krikey.
15 posted on 04/06/2011 7:37:55 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: JustAnotherOne

Come on, GOP; dump this guy. He is an embarrassment. He’s wishy washy and doesn’t have the steel necessary to run the House. Retire him as Speaker and let him return to being just a weepy congressman who can be seen and not heard.

My God; how did we get stuck with this guy as Speaker?


16 posted on 04/06/2011 7:38:44 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Cheetahcat

“How in the Hell, did we get this weak kneed crybaby foisted upon us?”

Well, he is a Republican, right?

The only Republicans who have any balls are the women. The men may be chestbeaters on the election trail, but when it comes to the warpath, they are cowardly eunuchs.


17 posted on 04/06/2011 7:38:59 PM PDT by dsc
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To: JustAnotherOne

At a time, probably more than any other in history, when we need clear, strong, articulate, fearless leadership, we have a sobby, squishy, emotional crybaby as speaker ...

Boehner has got to go. He is not an opposition leader.


18 posted on 04/06/2011 7:40:27 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: JustAnotherOne
God help us. We need someone with ice water in his veins, not mother's milk. Krikey.
19 posted on 04/06/2011 7:41:30 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: JustAnotherOne

Stable, sturdy leadership. There is so much to undo that crying fits would make the job virtually impossible. What are they feeding these people?


20 posted on 04/06/2011 7:41:55 PM PDT by allmost
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To: JustAnotherOne

C’mon man, enough with the damn crying.


21 posted on 04/06/2011 7:43:21 PM PDT by RockinRight ([insert tagline here])
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To: LostInBayport
Recall how obama threw him a bone during the SOTU message. He didn't dry up for a day afterward. sheesh.
22 posted on 04/06/2011 7:44:01 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: dsc
“The only Republicans who have any balls are the women. The men may be chestbeaters on the election trail, but when it comes to the warpath, they are cowardly eunuchs.”

Exactly the Capons cluck,like Bush curling up in a ball and not fighting back,unless it was to slam us, over his immigration crapola.

23 posted on 04/06/2011 7:44:10 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: JustAnotherOne
I may join him.
24 posted on 04/06/2011 7:44:34 PM PDT by jpf (phillies)
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To: JustAnotherOne

Oh Geez. Get a Grip, Boner!


25 posted on 04/06/2011 7:45:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: JustAnotherOne
Yeah, well go ahead and cry but don't cave. Obama's not crying. In fact...there's an article about what Obama's doing while you cry... Obama's Working On His Campaign Budget Instead Of Government Budget
26 posted on 04/06/2011 7:46:36 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: JustAnotherOne

27 posted on 04/06/2011 7:47:11 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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Dude’s on his period again???


28 posted on 04/06/2011 7:48:51 PM PDT by Michael Barnes
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To: Snickering Hound

YOU CAN ACT LIKE A MAN! *SLAP* What's the matter with you? Is this what you've become, a Hollywood finocchio who cries like a woman? "Oh, what do I do? What do I do?" What is that nonsense? Ridiculous!

29 posted on 04/06/2011 7:49:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: tioga
Maybe this works
30 posted on 04/06/2011 7:51:31 PM PDT by JustAnotherOne
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To: MagUSNRET

“too many “3 cocktail lunches”...He is not unstable...he is a drinker”

I don’t know but I’m not going to argue with you because maybe Tammy Faye has a slight lisp but I’ve noticed him slurring a bit myself. If you cannot control your emotions to the point of conducting business like an adult then you need to get another line of work. I was in a pressure cooker job for 17 years and if I had broken down and cried I would have been eaten alive. The whole thing is unseemly.

Our country is on the brink of collapse and the Speaker of the House is either boo hooing in his hanky or telegraphing that they are going to cave in on the debt ceiling. Its insane. I’m about of a mind to vote for Trump.


31 posted on 04/06/2011 7:51:37 PM PDT 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: kittymyrib

Yes, the managed media puts their spin on these kinds of things. The appeal seems to be for a base of Americans that do not research issues. Fiscal conservatives, regardless of the social conviction; see through this theater. Stop spending what is not there. Taxed Enough Already!


32 posted on 04/06/2011 7:51:54 PM PDT by JustAnotherOne
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

OMG


33 posted on 04/06/2011 7:51:59 PM PDT by maggief
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To: kittymyrib

“The AP just reports this to make conservatives crazy.”

Schadenfreude.


34 posted on 04/06/2011 7:52:32 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Repudiate the national debt)
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To: JustAnotherOne

It would be nice if he would quit showing his feminine side.

For petes sake Boehner, act like a man.


35 posted on 04/06/2011 7:53:41 PM PDT by dforest
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To: dsc

I was just wondering why the Dems get tough as nails A holes like Nan and Harry and we end up with a ball baby????

Crap Boner, they’ll cut you things off with a rusty knife and laugh all the way to capital hill. Well, I guess they already did.


36 posted on 04/06/2011 7:53:41 PM PDT by biff
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To: JustAnotherOne

Man are you wrong! Listen to PC by Obama now.


37 posted on 04/06/2011 7:54:09 PM PDT by Alissa
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To: MagUSNRET

“I see his continual weeping as a symptom of excessive alcohol abuse. He looks the part...and his emotions betray him......too many “3 cocktail lunches”...He is not unstable...he is a drinker.”

IMO, you are correct.


38 posted on 04/06/2011 7:54:22 PM PDT by maggief
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To: JustAnotherOne

Give the Speaker’s gavel to Ed Royce (R-CA).

He’s an adult who did EXCELLENT work on getting Viktor Bout into Federal custody and away from the Russians.


39 posted on 04/06/2011 7:54:32 PM PDT by bigoil (Study Thy Nixon)
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To: JustAnotherOne

Who was the azzhole that put this whimpering coward in as speaker and not Bachmann??


40 posted on 04/06/2011 7:54:32 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: JustAnotherOne

He has more guts than the president. This is a stupid thread!!!!!!!!!!!!


41 posted on 04/06/2011 7:56:09 PM PDT by Alissa
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To: Snickering Hound

Tito....fetch me a tissue....


42 posted on 04/06/2011 7:56:23 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Repudiate the national debt)
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To: JustAnotherOne
False headline which makes it seem like Boehner was crying in the midst of negotiations to get his way or something.

Nonsense...he got teary at the overwhelming show of support from his caucus...far different.

43 posted on 04/06/2011 7:56:28 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: JustAnotherOne

john boohoo is not the man to lead us out of this disaster. He needs to step down - ASAP!


44 posted on 04/06/2011 7:57:54 PM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Alissa

“He has more guts than the president.”

That’s not setting the bar very high now, is it?


45 posted on 04/06/2011 7:58:33 PM PDT by RKBA Democrat (Repudiate the national debt)
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To: Alissa
He has more guts than the president. This is a stupid thread!!!!!!!!!!!!

Agree COMPLETELY!!

46 posted on 04/06/2011 7:58:55 PM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: JustAnotherOne

WTF? I understand crying once, say at a soldier’s memorial or something, but over every single thing?


47 posted on 04/06/2011 7:59:37 PM PDT by mewykwistmas (We can either have a free market economy or socialism, TARPers, GM and GE can't have it both ways.)
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To: JustAnotherOne

He needs to check out the “Low T” commercial, get some hormone shots, and get back in the game. Man up, dude! We just got done with one lady as Speaker - she was wrong, and had no brains, but she more testicular fortitude.


48 posted on 04/06/2011 8:02:11 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all......)
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To: mewykwistmas

I didn’t note that he was crying tonight. Did you?


49 posted on 04/06/2011 8:02:17 PM PDT by Alissa
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To: Alissa
What am I wrong about? It looks like our Congress has installed weak leadership. We elected these folks with a clearly defined objective: kill the (health-care) bill, and balance the budget. To their credit, they took a swipe at the 1099 requirement. If they lack the fiscal discipline to finish the FY 2011 budget, why on earth should we trust them to handle FY 2012?
50 posted on 04/06/2011 8:02:26 PM PDT by JustAnotherOne
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