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Thu Jul 11, 2013, 05:25 PM

The Boehner Boner

Maybe I can help put things in perspective. I don’t like you John. Amercia doesn’t like you either. But we are a good nation and know that it’s our job to help make your job more effective and beneficial to all of us. So if this sounds selfish, it is. You’re not doing your job effectively for us but we’re going pitch in and help you. That’s what Americans do.

You suffer from an Achilles heel. The people of Ohio’s 8th district have trusted you to do right by them. The members of your party were convinced you were the person to lead them. So you should be confident. As Speaker of the House, you have added responsibilities. Not just to your immediate constituents but to your party and America as a whole. Why not take the pressure off yourself and let America tell you what they want? That’s your flaw. You don’t listen.

How can you tell what our wishes are if you don’t pay any attention to us? Maybe if you looked at some recent polls.You claim to be a conservative. Well, then consider that these results from Americans for a Conservative Direction.

Their nationwide poll, conducted July 8 by Basswood Research, was based on telephone interviews with 1,000 people who have voted in Republican primaries. It’s one of many surveys that show that voters want to see Congress address immigration reform — 79 percent called it “very important,” while 17 percent said it was “somewhat important” — and are open to a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, if it includes conditions.

Most of the voters surveyed in this poll — 70 percent — said they are open to a bill that bolsters border security resources, requires employers to check on potential hires’ legal status and allows undocumented immigrants eventually to gain citizenship. If border security is coupled with legalization, 65 percent of Republican voters said they would support a path to citizenship, according to the poll.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/10/republican-voters-immigration_n_3572590.html?utm_hp_ref=politics


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Here, you thought this was a tough decision.You’re never going to get 100% of voters to agree on anything. So why not shoot for the largest numbers and represent them.You’re stuck in a little bit of a trap as you gerrymandered voting districts and now you have to pay the price for cheating. Some of your ultra conservative right-wingers won’t be happy. But they’re a minority. And they won’t change your elect-ability. But failing the rest of us on not allowing a vote will. You already know that there’s two women who are considering a run for the presidency from the Democratic party — Hillary and Elizabeth Warren — and both will wipe any Republican candidate off the map. The only chance the GOP has for a national win is to bring back women who you’re driving away with radical anti-women’s rights laws and minorities who view immigration as a vote up or down on their rights. If you lose Latinos, Blacks, Women and the believers in science, you don’t have any voters left who can bring you to the top. So kiss your party, the presidency and your ass good-bye.

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http://thepoliticalcarnival.net/2013/07/11/the-boehner-boner/

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 05:36 PM

1. Boehner needs to wise up and tell the tail dragging TP menmbers to vote or he is

going to leave them behind in the dust. WTH do the TP thinks their job is, they are not in the majority and it is time to explain it to them.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 05:38 PM

2. Don't Forget Student's/Former Student's With Loans..........nt

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 05:48 PM

3. This is dead on from PoliticalCarnival, she!

But, will boner listen? Will he even consider being a "hero" or will he only settle for serving his Koch master like he always does?

Mahalo, she~

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Response to Cha (Reply #3)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 05:53 PM

4. My guess, Cha.

He is tone deaf. As is the rest of the party.

May they all rot in everlasting hell for what they have done to our Country.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 06:12 PM

6. Yeah, who needs Latino voters, she..

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Thu Jul 11, 2013, 06:05 PM

5. 70% may favor a path to citizenship, but the tea party clique wants no part of "amnesty".

And Boner is afraid of them. This bill is, unfortunately, going nowhere as is, fortunately, the republican party.

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