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Boehner tells members to dress appropriately—you know who you are
The Hill ^ | January 23, 2012 | Pete Kasperowicz

Posted on 01/24/2012 4:26:25 AM PST by billorites

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday told members to dress appropriately on the House floor.

He did so while giving members a three-minute reminder of how they can ensure adherence to proper floor procedures, including the dress code.

"Members should wear appropriate business attire during all sittings of the House, however brief their presence on the floor might be," Boehner said. He then added mischievously, "You know who you are," drawing laughter from the seated House members.

An injured Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) recently garnered widespread headlines and media attention when he appeared on the House floor in a sling and a t-shirt with a sports coat over it.

Boehner also reminded members not to move about in the well of the House when others are speaking, and to speak only after obtaining recognition, which he said helps ensure accurate transcriptions of House proceedings. He also warned against playing to the audience, and to address comments to the chair, not others or "some perceived viewing audience."

House members are often reminded of these rules as they break them during the legislative process, and Boehner called on all members to follow them more closely.

"Following these basic standards of practice I think will foster an atmosphere of mutual institutional respect," he said. "It will also insure against personal confrontation amongst individual members or between members and the presiding officer."

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Oh, I dunno...

I rather like the casual look in a Congresscritter.


1 posted on 01/24/2012 4:26:31 AM PST by billorites
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To: billorites

Who is that?


2 posted on 01/24/2012 4:30:21 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Psalm 73

looks like some dude waiting for a ride


3 posted on 01/24/2012 4:32:48 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: ari-freedom

If you think that is a dude.....you need glasses....


4 posted on 01/24/2012 4:34:59 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: billorites

Much better.
5 posted on 01/24/2012 4:35:04 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Psalm 73

Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD)


6 posted on 01/24/2012 4:35:17 AM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

“If you think that is a dude.....you need glasses....”

No, I think it is the worst possible pic of Kristi I have ever seen!


7 posted on 01/24/2012 4:36:23 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: ari-freedom
Photobucket

A very pretty dude, that I would give a ride anywhere.
8 posted on 01/24/2012 4:37:17 AM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 !)
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To: Psalm 73

It is Kristy!

SD Girl.


9 posted on 01/24/2012 4:37:27 AM PST by wita
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To: ari-freedom

On that we can agree! She’s a fox for sure.


10 posted on 01/24/2012 4:38:14 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: wita

ackkkk, watch that spelling bud!!!


11 posted on 01/24/2012 4:39:35 AM PST by wita
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To: billorites

I have no respect for anyone that works in a suit!!!

They are total phoneys!


12 posted on 01/24/2012 4:39:38 AM PST by dalereed
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To: dalereed

Should I call and bitch about the broad brush concerning those in suits?

Naw, our FR birthdates are much too close for that.


13 posted on 01/24/2012 4:42:44 AM PST by wita
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To: ZX12R
"Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD)"

I think its time she broke into the "Top Ten (Hot) Conservative Women" list.

14 posted on 01/24/2012 4:43:11 AM PST by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: dalereed

Reagan always worked in a suit...


15 posted on 01/24/2012 4:43:42 AM PST by ari-freedom (If SOPA passes, we will lose our Free Republic.)
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To: Psalm 73

So a koofy, out of respect for the fraud and chief is out of the question?


16 posted on 01/24/2012 4:44:08 AM PST by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: billorites
I think they should all come to work dressed like this:

OK, maybe not. : ),

17 posted on 01/24/2012 4:44:28 AM PST by MD Expat in PA
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To: billorites
I like my governors dressed a less stuffy, too....


18 posted on 01/24/2012 4:45:34 AM PST by Vaquero ("an armed society is a polite society" Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: ari-freedom

“Reagan always worked in a suit...”

He was a phoney also!


19 posted on 01/24/2012 4:52:28 AM PST by dalereed
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To: ari-freedom
Reagan always usually worked in a suit...


20 posted on 01/24/2012 5:05:04 AM PST by thackney (life is fragile, handle with prayer)
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To: billorites
Here's Barney Frank in his . . . er, revealing attire:


21 posted on 01/24/2012 5:14:35 AM PST by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: dalereed

You must really crave attention to make such a moronic comment. At least you put your ignorance out there for all to see...


22 posted on 01/24/2012 5:21:24 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: MD Expat in PA

White wigs for them all. I would love a picture of Obama in a white wig.


23 posted on 01/24/2012 5:23:59 AM PST by Baseballguy (If we knew what we know now in Oct would we do anything different?)
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To: billorites

She can wear anything she wants.


24 posted on 01/24/2012 5:27:55 AM PST by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Nice boobs.


25 posted on 01/24/2012 5:33:52 AM PST by Future Snake Eater (Don't stop. Keep moving!)
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To: billorites

Someone needs to tell Boehner that there are bigger fish to fry than a dress code. The Country is falling apart thanks to 0bama and he’s worried about proper attire!?!


26 posted on 01/24/2012 5:35:45 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: billorites

You mean you don't like this?

27 posted on 01/24/2012 5:41:21 AM PST by Skeez (O)
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To: The Sons of Liberty

That was going to be my comment.

Boehner hasn’t brought up anything to stop Obama from running wild with his recess appointments why is he worried about their not wearing a suit?


28 posted on 01/24/2012 5:41:47 AM PST by Venturer
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To: billorites
"Boehner tells members to dress appropriately—you know who you are"

Panty-waist Boner wants to make sure everyone's got a pink tie on to signal their submission to the Obama administratioin according to his own example?

 

29 posted on 01/24/2012 5:42:29 AM PST by CaptainKrunch
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To: The Sons of Liberty
Someone needs to tell Boehner that there are bigger fish to fry than a dress code. The Country is falling apart thanks to 0bama and he’s worried about proper attire!?!

Exactly what I was thinking. Just more elitism from the country club set. Wear white on the tennis courts, a tie to dinner, and a powdered wig on the House floor.

30 posted on 01/24/2012 5:46:20 AM PST by old and tired
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To: Skeez

Barney nipples...eeeewwwwwww!


31 posted on 01/24/2012 5:48:07 AM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: dalereed

I think you’re hitting the bottle a little early today. Might wanna knock it off before folks start thinking that you just might be a fool.


32 posted on 01/24/2012 5:48:49 AM PST by Larry Lucido (Six months ago I was all "Go away Newt." Now I'm "Eh, he's the best we got, so 'Go Newt.'")
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To: dalereed

You are a phoney! You don’t even understand acronyms! You eat eggs!


33 posted on 01/24/2012 5:51:01 AM PST by Lazamataz (Norm Lenhart knows nothing about reloading.)
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To: Russ

He doubled taxes and trippled the number of state employees when he was governor.

He also balanced the budget in his last year by taking 2 years taxes in one year by giving us witholding taxes!

I sat next to him at the head table at a convention and introduced him when he stated that “he would nevwer allow witholding taxes in California as long as he was governor”.

A few months later he left the state for 3 days and had the Lt. Governor sign the witholding tax bill!

He was as phony as a 3 dollar bill!!!


34 posted on 01/24/2012 5:52:31 AM PST by dalereed
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To: dalereed
I have no respect for anyone that works in a suit!!!

They are total phoneys!

Why? That is an irrational statement.

35 posted on 01/24/2012 6:02:07 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke The Terrorist Savages)
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To: Skeez

Man Boobs! That’s just plain nasty.

That ain’t right, FRiend.

Needs a “graphic warning” next time.


36 posted on 01/24/2012 6:04:55 AM PST by Ernie Kaputnik ((It's a mad, mad, mad world.))
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To: ari-freedom

Your man-card.. Turn it in.


37 posted on 01/24/2012 6:07:27 AM PST by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: billorites
An injured Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) recently garnered widespread headlines and media attention when he appeared on the House floor in a sling and a t-shirtpair of butt-out leather chaps and a black mesh wife-beater with a sports coat over it.
38 posted on 01/24/2012 6:08:19 AM PST by IronJack (=)
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To: ari-freedom
looks like some dude waiting for a ride

Kristi Noem (R-SD)

I wonder if Boehner's dress code includes a pocket hanky for crying sessions.

39 posted on 01/24/2012 6:38:13 AM PST by SlargTarg
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To: Skeez

Thanks for posting the photo of Barney. I was worried for a minute. I thought a “sling” was some kind of underwear for queers.


40 posted on 01/24/2012 6:49:04 AM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: billorites

So, I’m guessing “Obama Sux” T-Shirt Day is cancelled?


41 posted on 01/24/2012 7:32:26 AM PST by moovova (Report my sarcastic, fear-mongering, hate-filled lies to www.AttackWatch.com by clicking HERE.)
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I hardly think that this is appropriate attire------

 

42 posted on 01/24/2012 7:59:10 AM PST by CaptainKrunch
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To: mosaicwolf
I thought a “sling” was some kind of underwear for queers.

'Zackly my thought....

43 posted on 01/24/2012 8:06:27 AM PST by ErnBatavia (Carterize Obama in November)
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights

Is Barney taking female hormones to grow those breasts or are they made up of pure blubber? I bet his boyfriend likes them.


44 posted on 01/24/2012 9:29:19 AM PST by peeps36 (America is being destroyed by filthy traitors in the political establishment)
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To: Skeez

This is a perfect example why vests were invented for men.
If he doesn’t own a vest, he should have at least worn a 1970s tie.

PS: Why is his hand all bundled up? Looks like a paw. Is he hiding a claw or hook?


45 posted on 01/24/2012 12:02:06 PM PST by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: billorites

Maybe Boehner could choke back the tears and act like a man appropriately.


46 posted on 01/24/2012 12:07:20 PM PST by Sloth (If a tax break counts as "spending" then every time I don't rob a bank should be a "deposit.")
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To: Venturer
Oh, baloney. The Republicans are putting together the legislation that will stop Obama and his contempt for the Constitution, right now. In the meantime, I think a single 3 minute speech to remind the Democrats that the House of Representatives isn't a dorm, is not the end of the World.

You malcontents are sooooo boring! You just like to hear yourselves bitch.

47 posted on 01/24/2012 12:09:36 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: CaptainKrunch

What an asinine, childish comment. Grow up.


48 posted on 01/24/2012 12:11:44 PM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Deb; All
You malcontents are sooooo boring! You just like to hear yourselves bitch.

Who has the malcontents ping list? Is there a "I like to bitch" list?

signed,
don-o - a malcontent who sometimes likes (and needs) to bitch

49 posted on 01/24/2012 12:14:20 PM PST by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever.)
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To: thackney

Ok, so maybe Reagan observed Casual Fridays.


50 posted on 01/24/2012 12:18:39 PM PST by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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