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Tag Archives: Boehner

Flood of anti-Boehner calls rattles leadership

Well Boehner won, but he knows there’s an asterisk next to his victory. It seems that those of us in the hinterlands have put the big guy on notice. Word is he’s unnerved by all the grass roots disaffection. Good, let him be unnerved. The only way we are ever going to put this house (pun) in order is by keeping the heat on these guys. Unrelenting heat.

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The Left-Right Anti-Cromnibus Convergence

Interesting bit of politics. The consternation is not driven as much by Elizabeth Warren as the article makes out. Opposition to CROMNIBUS for the most part is coming from the grass roots libertarian/conservative coalition in the provinces. Ms. Warren’s concern has however opened another front in the pre-Christmas lightning war on Capitol Hill and that is a good thing.

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Budget Deal Looks Like Betrayal Of GOP 2014 ‘Wave’ Voters

How many times do we have to do this before people figure out that Boehner and Co. have absolutely no interest in reducing the size of government? Is he (and leadership) going to sell out the millions of voters who thought they were sending a message in the last election? IBD thinks Boehner just might.

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