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Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:30 PM

The Final Days of Speaker of the House John Boehner?

Is this it for Boner?
Will the GOP really re-elect this guy Speaker in Jan?
How can they after this last final cluster-f**k?
If they don't trust him to cut deals how can they keep him as Speaker?

The Cheshire Cat smile on Cantor's face last night seemed like he looks ready to pounce.
Plus if I was Cantor and looking forward to 2010 I'd be worried that the GOP will lose the House at this rate and if he wants to be Speaker this upcoming term may be his only chance....
And with the changing demographics of America this chance may be his only chance for a decade or so.

So, will Boner be Speaker again in Jan?



edited that damn typo...
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It's a lock. The Orange One will return as Speaker in Jan.
1 (11%)
Viva La revolution! Eric Cantor will be Speaker and throw Boner to the GOP wolves
0 (0%)
Boner is out but it won't be Cantor that replaces him. There's a Joker in the deck.
5 (56%)
I don't know what will happen but getting the popcorn to watch the fireworks
3 (33%)
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Reply The Final Days of Speaker of the House John Boehner? (Original post)
TeamPooka Dec 2012 OP
ellisonz Dec 2012 #1
TeamPooka Dec 2012 #3
ellisonz Dec 2012 #7
immoderate Dec 2012 #6
TeamPooka Dec 2012 #8
libodem Dec 2012 #2
TeamPooka Dec 2012 #9
libodem Dec 2012 #10
Whovian Dec 2012 #4
TeamPooka Dec 2012 #5
libodem Dec 2012 #11
TeamPooka Dec 2012 #12
1-Old-Man Dec 2012 #13
TeamPooka Dec 2012 #14
CTyankee Dec 2012 #15
TeamPooka Jan 2013 #16

Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:33 PM

1. The Orange Man will return.

Bank on it.

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Response to ellisonz (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:40 PM

3. There's some things about the GOP I would bet on: misogyny, pro-rape statements, racism etc

but this outcome isn't one of them.

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #3)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:35 PM

7. I agree with immoderate below

it's by default. Cantor is a rat, he can't stand the light of day.

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Response to ellisonz (Reply #1)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:12 PM

6. He'll repeat by default.

Republicans may know enough to not trust each other!"

--imm

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Response to immoderate (Reply #6)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 04:46 PM

8. Bazinga!

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:38 PM

2. Cut throat Cantor

Will be there in the wings waiting to dispose of him like an act in a Shakespeare tragedy.

Is this the dagger I see before me, the handle toward my hand?

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Response to libodem (Reply #2)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 08:40 PM

9. alas poor Boner...

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 01:49 PM

10. We knew him, well

Swoon. Back of had against forehead, turns away sharply.

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:40 PM

4. I keep reading the OP title as the last days of Pompeii

 

and visualize the republicans in office today as plaster statues in their death throes.

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Response to Whovian (Reply #4)

Fri Dec 21, 2012, 03:43 PM

5. that or Nixon's final walk to Marine One...

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Response to Whovian (Reply #4)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 02:06 PM

11. The times..they are a changin'

I say start drawing up documents to throw them out if the Republicans don't start governing. They are stalling just because they are not in power. It is the damnedest thing ever. They have dug in their heels and crossed their collective arms and fought everything. No appointments, even.

Do you know the Republicans will not confirm a new head of the ATF? We are ass deep in alligators at this point in history and the House Republicans, want to dick around and play games. Play politics. Stand as a group, a block, and be contrary to the common good, and that is chickenshit. It is their only power and they have been directed to do it. It is sick and wrong. It must be stopped.

They need expelled per their record of noncompliance with the spirit of governing for the people.

Republicans have forgotten WHO they represent.

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Response to libodem (Reply #11)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 03:18 PM

12. They didn't forget: corporations and rich folk.

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 03:44 PM

13. I can't actually imagine why either Cantor or Boehner might want the job to tell the truth

But if I were Boehner I'd sure be careful of Cantor.

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Response to 1-Old-Man (Reply #13)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 04:43 PM

14. et tu Brutus?

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 06:01 PM

15. I voted for the popcorn deal. Sounds better than speculating on truly disgusting people.

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Response to TeamPooka (Original post)

Wed Jan 2, 2013, 04:45 PM

16. maybe it is after all

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