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Boehner Tells House
G.O.P. to Fall in Line

New York Times, by Jonathan Weisman*

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 11/11/2012 1:02:46 AM

Washington - On a conference call with House Republicans a day after the party’s electoral battering last week, Speaker John A. Boehner dished out some bitter medicine, and for the first time in the 112th Congress, most members took their dose. Their party lost, badly, Mr. Boehner said, and while Republicans would still control the House and would continue to staunchly oppose tax rate increases as Congress grapples with the impending fiscal battle, they had to avoid the nasty showdowns that marked so much of the last two years. Members on the call, subdued and dark

*[w/ Jennifer Steinhauer].

The mouth that ''finally'' roared. Too little, too late? We shall see. This is going to be a long and extremely painful four more years.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jond, 11/11/2012 1:06:55 AM     (No. 9006383)

Consider the source.

Reply 2 - Posted by: bob913, 11/11/2012 1:11:02 AM     (No. 9006388)

The party did not lose badly.




Reply 3 - Posted by: cmardh, 11/11/2012 1:17:23 AM     (No. 9006390)

He´s part of the problem.

Reply 4 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 11/11/2012 1:18:28 AM     (No. 9006391)

Seems people just never learn. Regardless of the rhetoric from Obama, the administration will plow full steam ahead and accuse the Republicans of obstruction if the House doesn´t acquiesce to every demand they make. I say let them have it. It´s either that or be a shameful party to the disaster coming.

Reply 5 - Posted by: TruthandJustice, 11/11/2012 1:20:28 AM     (No. 9006393)

Make Bachman the speaker...lets watch the left attack a woman...and she is a lot tougher..ans isn´t a drunk and doesn´t have girlfriends on the side

Reply 6 - Posted by: aasilver, 11/11/2012 1:22:56 AM     (No. 9006394)

Bonehead should have resigned the speakership after BO cut off his bxxxs.

Reply 7 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/11/2012 1:27:30 AM     (No. 9006396)

Hopefully John is just playing games -- setting the table for letting B HO tax his base and own the depression.




Reply 8 - Posted by: thelmalou, 11/11/2012 1:28:39 AM     (No. 9006398)

Oh, bless your heart, #7 - you´re so cute. You just keep right on thinking that.

Reply 9 - Posted by: janylou, 11/11/2012 1:33:56 AM     (No. 9006400)

If Boehner thinks going along with Obomination is going to win points among the base, he´d better think again. The base will dump republicans big time. We´ve done it before. If he doesn´t go along with Obominatiom, there could be gridlock and the republicans will be blamed by the admin. Of course if there is a disaster from going along, which there will, the admin will blame republicans too. So why not just out and out oppose it and keep your base happy because in the end, they are the ones who vote for you, not the loons on the left!

Reply 10 - Posted by: TXknitter, 11/11/2012 1:41:23 AM     (No. 9006406)

This man is so unfit for the office he holds. Now THAT is something he truly has in common ith Barack Obama.

Reply 11 - Posted by: byzantine, 11/11/2012 2:15:03 AM     (No. 9006426)

And herein lies one of the major problems with the Republican Party and the country club sect that runs it... NO GUTS... Every time the Republicans lose an election they sit around moping and wondering "what went wrong????", and contend they have to go along with the Democraps and play ball. They never want to take a stand and FIGHT.

I´m tired of this BS!!! Conservatives are always having to hold their noses and vote for idiots like this, and go along with their weak spineless compromising. And those TRUE conservative members we do have in the party are being shunned constantly, and often times distanced from the party once someone in the left-wing media machine brands them as an "extremist".

Enough of this already! it´s time that people like Boenher and his fellow RINOs be thrown out on their ***es and some TRUE conservatives and people who want a fight, be put in. The only way the Republicans can hope to win at this game, is to play as dirty and aggressive as the Democraps. Otherwise you can look to wandering in the political wilderness a long long time.

And who cares what the (left wing) media thinks? If there are any honest investigative reporters on the right, they should be investigating the people behind that propaganda circus, for starters.

Reply 12 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 11/11/2012 2:24:09 AM     (No. 9006429)

What #11 said.

Time to drain the swamp of Rinos. They do not represent us.




Reply 13 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 11/11/2012 2:41:49 AM     (No. 9006442)

A, consider the soure. B, he pretty much has to say this for a couple of weeks after the election.

Every Republican and Democrat will be watching the Presidential approval ratings like a hawk. Barring another Sandy style photo it is likely to tank. Hard and soon. Most Presidents are lucky to have one year to get their second term agenda accomplished. Barry´s going to be lucky if he has one month.

Reply 14 - Posted by: suedotsue, 11/11/2012 2:45:54 AM     (No. 9006444)

Was the NY Times permitted to listen in on the call? They don´t say but it sounds like it was. Did Boehner allow them to listen in? How did this happen? In any case they were given humiliating details. Also, if elections count, what about the House members who won elections? The people who elected them don´t matter? The truth is an Obama victory is a GOP victory. The GOP´s #1 goal is to silence right of center Americans. I´m changing my registration to Independent. The GOP can do whatever it wants.

Reply 15 - Posted by: JAN, 11/11/2012 2:47:52 AM     (No. 9006446)

Anything written in the Slimes is hardly worth the time to read the first sentence.

Reply 16 - Posted by: PChristopher, 11/11/2012 3:02:40 AM     (No. 9006460)

How soon can we elect a new speaker? This guy´s a total loser.

Reply 17 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/11/2012 3:11:14 AM     (No. 9006463)

Tough call. He may be the best possible leader. I have to judge indirectly.

I don´t see Boehner will ever be effective. After the the lame duck session the GOP caucus should select a new Speaker.

Until then block as much as possible of the crap Obama will try.

It is well and good to call for unity when things are bad. But John demands a unity which helps him. He should step aside and support his successor. He can demonstrate unity by helping his party, not himself.




Reply 18 - Posted by: 4Justice, 11/11/2012 3:18:18 AM     (No. 9006465)

Cry-baby needs to step down..

Reply 19 - Posted by: country boy, 11/11/2012 4:33:38 AM     (No. 9006480)

At this point, the job title is still President, and is NOT Dictator.

Grow a pair Boehner.

Reply 20 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 11/11/2012 5:12:55 AM     (No. 9006498)

Can´t they vote for SOME ONE ELSE for Speaker?

Reply 21 - Posted by: Alynnmcw, 11/11/2012 5:40:04 AM     (No. 9006518)

The one from OK that said its his job to represent the people who elected him, he understands his job description. He is a credit to the House. Bonner is not he is playing politics. He needs to be overthrown. We need leadership. Otherwise just rename The House of Barak because representative is a joke. Sad sad sad!

Reply 22 - Posted by: Alynnmcw, 11/11/2012 5:43:39 AM     (No. 9006520)

Boehner. a little sleepy. Just because the mans a dolt doesn´t mean I shouldn´t spell his name right.



Reply 23 - Posted by: frenesi1, 11/11/2012 6:41:28 AM     (No. 9006557)

I am leaving the Republican party because of this man.

Reply 24 - Posted by: altoona, 11/11/2012 7:03:55 AM     (No. 9006577)

I once had hopes for this guy--stupid me. He´s willing to provide cover and coerce other reps to absorb blame for O because he must know that the opposition research they have on him would sink his ship. Okay, I get that, but trying to engineer losses for Michele Bachmann and Allen West crosses the line from the venal self-interest to full bore evil.

Reply 25 - Posted by: redmom, 11/11/2012 7:26:56 AM     (No. 9006602)

Translation: "Will you TEA Party candidates get in line and go along to get along? How am I ever going to get invited to the WH Wednesdays with Jay-Z and Beyonce? You´re embarrassing me. Now, get out of here. It´s time for cocktails with Harry."

It´s time for Boehner to feel our wrath. We didn´t win the election, but it´s about time our ´representation´ remembers who put them there.

Time for a RINO hunt, and purging the GOP. (Figuratively speaking, of course.) They don´t want us, fine. Let´s see them win without us.

Reply 26 - Posted by: lizzee1, 11/11/2012 7:33:21 AM     (No. 9006613)

Why block anything? Then we will be the obstructionists, ´´oh what we could have done if not for the republicans in the house´´ etc etc--no let them own it all, vote ´´present´´ and they have no out, no one to blame when it all falls down. Yes it will be very painful, but maybe just what is needed to make the 51% wake up and see who is doing the direct damage to their pocketbooks and their country.

Reply 27 - Posted by: judy, 11/11/2012 7:36:42 AM     (No. 9006614)

Boehner makes me ill....he golfs more than the won.

Reply 28 - Posted by: BarryNo, 11/11/2012 7:50:11 AM     (No. 9006634)

Mr. Noehner, GET OUT!!

Reply 29 - Posted by: dittohead, 11/11/2012 8:03:36 AM     (No. 9006656)

Maybe they should all vote "present" on everything and let the dems pass all their trash and get us over the cliff faster. Of course, even if they all vote "present" on all legislation they will still be blamed for the mess - the power of the media.

Reply 30 - Posted by: andyboy, 11/11/2012 8:07:56 AM     (No. 9006663)

No matter what the GOP does, no matter how much they grovel and reach across the aisle, the Dems and their MSM will still smear them.

So why not just do the right thing, GOP -- the thing we elected you to do? FIGHT!

The GOP House had a much bigger electoral victory than Obama. How about acting like winners for a change?

Reply 31 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/11/2012 8:23:57 AM     (No. 9006691)

I love this consensus of posters. Yay #5 - Bachman for speaker!

Reply 32 - Posted by: curious1, 11/11/2012 8:26:24 AM     (No. 9006695)

Put Bachman or West in as speaker. They´re fighters. (West has gotten Fl to recount those St Lucie County early ballots.) At least they have the backbone to fight. Of course, there may still be too many pubbies controlled by the libtards (such as Boehner) who would be told to vote for Boehner as speaker again.

Reply 33 - Posted by: billp, 11/11/2012 9:23:18 AM     (No. 9006812)

I think maybe it´s ´Tea Party´ time or perhaps conservatives should get behind the Constitution Party. Either way, the Repblican party, sans massive reform, is dead to me.

Reply 34 - Posted by: chance_232, 11/11/2012 9:26:49 AM     (No. 9006822)

Boehner is Speaker of the House. He is elected to that position and thus represents the ENTIRE House of Representatives and ALL of the American People. It´s Boehner´s job to work the deals and seek compromise.

Eric Cantor is the Majority Leader. Eric Cantor represents republican interests in the house and it´s his job to represent the likes of us.

Obama and the dems won the election. Not by a lot....not that it really matters. The voters, dumb as they are, decided that the dems are still the guys to fix the problems...that they most likely caused. So....Im conflicted. Do we obstruct everything, thus saving the republic and get all the blame and further punished for being obstructionists? Do we let Obama get what he wants and then the dems own it? Or do we set aside partisanship short term and give Obama something while minimizing the damage?

Personally, I think that Ft Sumpter should be fired on again. /s/

Reply 35 - Posted by: angelesgift, 11/11/2012 11:52:05 AM     (No. 9007144)

Oh well, I guess you guys will get me told, also, because I agree with Boehner. They should go along with what the Dems want and let them see what progressive policies really do. Let them own the depression, as #7 says.

Growing a pair only delays the inevitable. WE CAN´T STOP IT. We are literally living out the book of Judges where "everyone did what was right in their own eyes". The Lord God let the Israelites in Judges have their way until they were miserable and finally ready to see reason.

Reply 36 - Posted by: OhMy, 11/11/2012 2:58:33 PM     (No. 9007474)

This proposal to just vote present and give Obama everything he wants in the column "Enduring Ignorance" seems very popular. The problem is that we will still be blamed for everything that goes wrong. Bush is still blamed by a majority in the electorate for the economy. With an electorate this stupid you will never escape the blame for problems so lets obstruct Obama as best we can and so have fewer problems to take the blame for.

Reply 37 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/11/2012 7:49:09 PM     (No. 9007958)

One thing is for sure, the wimpy Republicans, becoming what amounts to a new Democrat Lite Party and doing crazy things like handing the liberal Democrats millions of prospective new foreign born voters through liberal Democrat written amnesty programs, will never be able to win national elections again.

Remember the liberal Democrats will always be able to out bid the Republicans for those legalized alien votes. If the liberal Democrats thought that they was a chance that more then a few legalized aliens would ever vote conservative Republican, they would never spend the time and energy to pass such an amnesty, but would be demanding that the illegal alien population be deported instead.

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Daily Mail [UK], by Alex Greig    Original Article
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A dart game that used President Obama´s face for target practice at a county fair in New York state is being dismantled today. Fairgoer Abigail Czapsky submitted photos of the booth at Otsego County Fair to HuffPost yesterday, which show President Obama´s face lined up alongside yellow stars in a dart game. According to Czapsky´s Facebook page, following yesterday´s HuffPost story the booth has now taken down the offensive targets. Czapsky says the Otsego County Fair Board called her to apologize about the booth and explain that it was being taken down. Not one individual on the fair board

New York Times Sells
Boston Globe at 93% Loss

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Breitbart.com, by John Nolte    Original Article
Posted By: LadyVet- 8/3/2013 9:23:01 AM     Post Reply
After purchasing the Boston Globe in 1993 for a then-record $1.1 billion, the financially troubled New York Times just announced it sold the 141 year-old paper to Boston Red Sox owner John Henry for a mere $70 million. That´s a straight 93% loss. Figuring in two decades of inflation would only make it worse -- as does the fact the Times retains the Globe´s pension liabilities, estimated at over $100 million. (snip) What might have sweetened the lower offer for the Times is that Henry offered a straight cash deal, which is expected to close sometime in September or October.

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