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Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:01 AM

 

Why are we letting a drunk lead the House of Representatives?



Does anyone have the video source for this picture, I want to see the context....

Everyone is upset about the bystanders who watched the rape crew...

Why are millions of people watching the rape and pillaging of our nation, the blaming of the victims for the crimes of the perpetrators, the bullying of our nation's elderly and disabled....

Who are we that we just keep watching this like a bad movie?

Aren't we the bystanders to the biggest crime in History in the greatest nation on earth?

Shouldn't we do something about this, the whole world is watching...

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Reply Why are we letting a drunk lead the House of Representatives? (Original post)
No Compromise Jan 2013 OP
hack89 Jan 2013 #1
BlueStreak Jan 2013 #15
slackmaster Jan 2013 #2
Tutonic Jan 2013 #3
slackmaster Jan 2013 #8
Laura PourMeADrink Jan 2013 #4
No Compromise Jan 2013 #11
Tutonic Jan 2013 #14
fleur-de-lisa Jan 2013 #17
hootinholler Jan 2013 #18
Laura PourMeADrink Jan 2013 #28
Fumesucker Jan 2013 #5
Marrah_G Jan 2013 #6
Dyedinthewoolliberal Jan 2013 #7
lunatica Jan 2013 #9
RevStPatrick Jan 2013 #10
No Compromise Jan 2013 #20
No Compromise Jan 2013 #12
farminator3000 Jan 2013 #13
GoCubsGo Jan 2013 #16
hootinholler Jan 2013 #19
lpbk2713 Jan 2013 #21
pwb Jan 2013 #22
No Compromise Jan 2013 #24
jmowreader Jan 2013 #23
liberal N proud Jan 2013 #26
HughBeaumont Jan 2013 #25
WI_DEM Jan 2013 #27
Earth_First Jan 2013 #29
ChisolmTrailDem Jan 2013 #30
Guy Whitey Corngood Jan 2013 #31
Freddie Stubbs Jan 2013 #32

Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:03 AM

1. Because the pot heads are lying low? nt

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Response to hack89 (Reply #1)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:52 AM

15. Because the Oxycontin guy would rather do a radio show

that stand for election

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:06 AM

2. Because we don't have a say in it right now

 

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Response to slackmaster (Reply #2)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:07 AM

3. We the people????

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Response to Tutonic (Reply #3)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:10 AM

8. We the Democrats.

 

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:07 AM

4. why do you say he is a drunk? is that a metaphor of some sort? nt

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:19 AM

11. a metaphor?

 



Boehner Needs to Sober Up or Go Home
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022138743

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Response to Laura PourMeADrink (Reply #4)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:34 AM

14. Call Foggy Bottom after 6:30 p.m. ET

Also don't forget his annual Boehner 'Beach Party' fundraiser which actually is just another reason to get drunk with K Street and chase tail. ALso loves to throw lavish open bar drink fests at Republican conventions. Allegedly his father owned a bar in Cincinnati and Boehner learned to "sip as a lad". Also from the conservative Fix: Boehner is known to be a heavy-drinking, hard-partying pol who likes bars so much that Joe Scarborough, the host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, has called him a bar fly. “Every Republican I talk to says John Boehner, by 5 or 6 p.m., you can see him at bars. He is not a hard worker,” said Scarborough, a fellow Republican who served with Boehner in the House. His drinking is such an open secret on Capitol Hill that it has inspired an online Boehner Booze watch. Boehner reportedly turned down President Obama’s offer of a Slurpee Summit because alcohol would not be served. Boehner was pals with former Cal. Rep. Gary Condit because both were allegedly skirt chasers. Now do I have pictures or first person accounts? No, but it is a pretty open secret on the hill that they guy likes his booze after 5.

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Response to Tutonic (Reply #14)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 02:04 PM

17. Boehner Booze Watch . . .

From the website:

"During his previous stint as Majority Leader, Representative John Boehner’s (R-OH) outlined his three main goals for his first year in leadership which may best be summed up in his own words:

One is to keep the majority in the House. The second goal is to stay close to my colleagues, and the third goal is to be the same old jackass I’ve always been.

If he had a fourth goal, I’m pretty sure it would have something to do with him staying drunk as often as humanly possible. Part of Boehner’s prideful jackass-ism stems from his incessant thirst for the booze. And no, I’m not talking about the lampshade on your head, hit on your girlfriend and pass out on your bathroom floor after vomiting in your shower jackass variety; but the man’s boozing skills are that of legend.

He’s an informal guy, one who often pokes fun at reporters’ clothes and haircuts and who is always ready with a quick quip.

He’s also a closet chain-smoker, fond of the Barclay’s brand, rumored to be able to suck half a pack down in a matter of minutes if given a proper recess."

link to Boehner Booze Watch website . . .

http://boehnerbooze.wordpress.com/2008/11/19/boehner-booze-watch/

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Response to fleur-de-lisa (Reply #17)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 02:41 PM

18. Better than a boozy boner watch n/t

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Response to Tutonic (Reply #14)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 01:57 PM

28. thanks...I researched a bit after I posted this and was amazed

at what I was ignorant about.:>

Other things: Self tanner to hide ruddiness due to excessive drinking; and crying jags.

although he's excessive for sure, I truly do think if Obama was a bit more "one of the guys" he'd probably get more on board with him. I don't think Clinton was a drinker, but he was able to do the 'good ole boy' schmooze.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:08 AM

5. Because it's a position of no responsibility

Obviously the dude couldn't even drive a damn truck for a living, the job entails no real responsibility or it would come with a drug test.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:08 AM

6. What would you suggest we do?

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:10 AM

7. Because we live in a Republic?

We elect people to do the business of government and it's their job to make a change? When did anyone ever give a crap about who the Speaker was anyhow?

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:13 AM

9. The voters put all of them there

So I'm not sure what you want Americans to do other than try to educate their fellow Americans or pay more attention to what our representatives are doing.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:17 AM

10. Meanwhile, the "other side" complains about...

 

...our pothead president.

Whaddya gonna do about it?
I'm not too worried about it if Boehner is a drunk.
I'm more concerned that he's an asshole.
Not every drunk is an asshole, and not every asshole is a drunk...

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Response to RevStPatrick (Reply #10)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 03:34 PM

20. "pothead president"

 

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:20 AM

12. Does anyone have this video?

 

"He was so visibly hammered during his speech at the Republican National Convention (a tradition that goes back at least as far as the 1996 convention in San Diego) that Michael Savage played his whole speech on the radio in order to mock his drunkenness. He was absolutely plastered on election night in 2010 (a year in which Joe Scarborough called him a "lazy drunk" on the air). For years people have been speculating that Boehner weeps so often in public because he is drunk so often in public."

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:26 AM

13. Boehner and his party were laughing and having a good time, the paper said. Diners said he wore a...

Boehner driven to drink

By LEONARD GREENE
Last Updated: 1:43 AM, December 31, 2012
Posted: 1:43 AM, December 31, 2012

His colleagues are trying to avoid the fiscal cliff — but John Boehner may have already gone over the edge.

The negotiations drove the House speaker to Margaritaville Friday night, when he was seen downing a few at an Arlington eatery after talks ended for the day, London’s Daily Mail reported.

Boehner and his six-man security detail hit Guapo’s about three hours after he left a White House meeting with President Obama and other congressional leaders.

Boehner and his party were laughing and having a good time, the paper said. Diners said he wore a festive red sweater.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/boehner_driven_to_drink_hRcNkB7C7NSTETsFahsHtJ

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 11:57 AM

16. "We"aren't.

The members of the House are--at least the majority of them. They are the ones who get to make that decision, not us. "We" have no say-so in the matter.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 02:43 PM

19. Tradition?

I suspect many were hard drinkers.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 03:39 PM

21. Apparently boozers are regarded highly by RWers.








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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Sun Jan 6, 2013, 04:04 PM

22. Explains why republicans are so mean, they are drunk.

Anyone who speaks in the congress should have to take a Breathalyzer test first. Although it is not hard to tell who is drunk when they speak

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Response to pwb (Reply #22)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 11:41 AM

24. very mean drunks

 

I don't think it is too much to ask for a breathalyzer for those making the most important decisions for millions of people.

God knows they watch/regulate every aspect of our lives.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:52 AM

23. Because he is truly the lesser of all evils

Given the choice of John Boehner or any of the teabaggers who want his job, Boehner is definitely the right man for the job.

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Response to jmowreader (Reply #23)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:29 PM

26. Can't imagine how crazy it would be with Cantor.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:20 PM

25. Because Cantor is just THAT big of a dumbshit.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 12:55 PM

27. 'We' aren't the majority Republicans are.

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 01:59 PM

29. Why are we allowing an Alex Jones appologist SPAM DemocraticUnderground?

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 02:01 PM

30. In the Alex Jones threads you spammed GD with, you claimed you had a slow

connection and you couldn't view the Morgan/Jones video but now you are asking for a video link.

So, which is it? Can you view videos or can you not?

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 02:02 PM

31. OK what's the plan chief? I'm all ears. nt

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Response to No Compromise (Original post)

Tue Jan 8, 2013, 02:02 PM

32. Would you rather have a clever, competent conservative as an adversary?

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