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Secret Parley of Obama, Boehner
Betrays Their Pledges
To Open Government

New York Sun, by Ira Stoll

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Posted By:Drive, 12/10/2012 11:47:40 AM

Here’s one thing President Obama and Speaker Boehner agree on: they don’t want you to know what happened at their meeting Sunday about taxes and spending. “We’re not reading out details of the conversation,” said identical statements issued by the White House and the Speaker’s office. It’s quite a stance from two politicians who profess strong commitments to open and transparent government.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 12/10/2012 11:50:35 AM     (No. 9057751)

"Boner" has been a disappointment from day one, he needs to be replaced.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: viking diver, 12/10/2012 11:55:23 AM     (No. 9057758)

Boehner is too busy crying over split milk, reaching across the isle to make sure he has permission to do his job, zero is too busy playing golf and planning his next vacation.
They are doing smoke and mirrors and in the end we will pay more taxes on the "promises" that the democrapts will cut spending.... makes me want to vomit

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KTWO, 12/10/2012 12:04:42 PM     (No. 9057777)

Have to disagree. If they can´t reach an agreement in private they won´t reach one.

As soon as either side makes a pubic proposal there is an uproar from the other side and various lobbies and special interests.

So public proposals hurt the proposer. And we aren´t seeing them.

Like it or not, I don´t, but Boehner is the only hope. Obi-Wan Kenobi isn´t coming.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 12/10/2012 12:05:25 PM     (No. 9057778)

They both make me sick.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 12/10/2012 12:07:32 PM     (No. 9057782)

"Ain´t no Sunshine when they meet..."
-with apologies to Bill Withers

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 12/10/2012 12:07:44 PM     (No. 9057784)

Maybe we can replace the entire House of Representatives with a ´Gang of Four´ or ´Gaggle of Eight´...
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Reply 7 - Posted by: frenesi1, 12/10/2012 12:16:15 PM     (No. 9057793)

I detest Boehner almost as much as I do Obama.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: yuban, 12/10/2012 12:31:24 PM     (No. 9057814)

I say keep it private. Personally, I do not want to see Boehner getting screwed by BHO and then have Boehner come out and do the same to me.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 12/10/2012 12:43:26 PM     (No. 9057838)

Liars, all of ´em.
The tree of Liberty thirsts.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/10/2012 6:14:09 PM     (No. 9058474)

No one wants to see Boehner bend over for Obozo... please. It´s sick enough knowing he dumped TPers from committees, at Obozo´s request. Next he´ll just hand the gavel to Nancypants.

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