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Boss vs. Leader


Republican Barry Goldwater: "Mark my word,...."

“Let’s stop fighting with each other:" says the man who gave us Sarah Palin

“Let’s stop fighting with each other. Let’s sit down together and work out our differences with a common agenda to elect the next president of the United States, keep our majorities in the House and Senate, and put the brakes on this internecine strife.”

— Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), quoted by Politico, on the GOP civil war that led to Speaker John Boehner’s resignation.

I bet this gets in on the Sunday Talk Shows, clever little man

"Hate Thy Neighbor"


Congressman swiped pope's water glass

Rep. Robert Brady (D-Pa.) scored a souvenir from Pope Francis’s congressional address on Thursday.

During the commotion following the pontiff’s remarks, the Pennsylvania lawmaker sneaked up to the lectern and swiped the pope’s water glass.

“Anything the pope touches becomes blessed,” Brady told The Washington Post. “I think so and no one is going to change my mind.”

Brady took the half-full glass back to his office, where he, his wife, and two staffers took turns taking sips.


Boehner: "This Was MY Idea"

After 4 Years As Speaker...

NRA News

During the Defending Our America episode, co-host Del Wilber said, "When I was growing up, part of the curriculum at high schools was firearm safety and marksmanship. And we didn't have 'Columbines' or 'Newtowns' because kids were taught to respect firearms, they were taught how to handle them safely and taught what their purpose was for, and that's been long gone."

so there it is:

Lest We Forget: Boehner PERSONALLY handed out tobacco industry campaign checks on House floor


Like Jesus, all the carpenters are now Democrats.

Furious Boehner allies lash out


A fired-up House Ethics Committee Chairman Charlie Dent (R-Pa.), speaking not long after Boehner dropped the bombshell at a Friday conference meeting that he’ll leave Congress at the end of next month, ripped into hard-line conservatives.

He accused them of opposing Boehner at every turn, and noted they have “never had a horse of their own.”

“Any jackass can kick down a barn door. It takes a carpenter to hang one. We need a few more carpenters around here. Everybody knows it,” Dent said off the House floor.

Leadership allies are frustrated by what they see as a repeated exercise in futility.

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