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[[ Report: 40 House Republicans ready to vote against Boehner for Speaker next year? ]]

Can I get 50?
Can I get 60?
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Jeff Duncan has represented the 3rd district since 2011 when he won with 65% of the vote.  In Nov 2012 he got 66%.  He filed to run for re-election on the 19th and the deadline is the 30th for the major parties.  Right now he is not even facing a rat candidate in Nov, however independent parties have until 7/15.

I think either Jeff thinks he's politically invulnerable(got nothing to lose by taking on Boehner), or he has found out he is being challenged by a GOP primary candidate and he's pissed.  Seems risky to attack Boehner 6 days before the filing deadline.
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Cantor is worse than Boehner in my opinion, and that is very disturbing.

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Cantor is worse than Boehner in my opinion, and that is very disturbing.

Why so?

Not disputing - I know little about the guy and a lot more about Boehner.
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Hotair took this story from Breitbart.  One or two Congresspeople do not make a wave. 

There's always lots of noise from a small group, disgruntled with the Speaker.  It happened to Gingrich, too, who resigned on his own.

I doubt Boehner is going to resign, and no alternative is on the horizon.
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Hotair took this story from Breitbart.  One or two Congresspeople do not make a wave. 

There's always lots of noise from a small group, disgruntled with the Speaker.  It happened to Gingrich, too, who resigned on his own.

I doubt Boehner is going to resign, and no alternative is on the horizon.

You never responded to my reply in this thread. (Reply #5)
http://www.gopbriefingroom.com/index.php/topic,133393.msg546054.html#msg546054

Like I said in the other thread. Boehner would never announce a retirement, if planned. It is completely out of protocol and would make him a weak, lame-duck.

Ryan clears path for Cantor Speakership | TheHill
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/196411-ryan-clears-path-for-cantor-speakership

Rep. Raul Labrador: Boehner's speakership at risk over immigration, report says - Washington Times
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/feb/5/rep-raul-labrador-boehners-speakership-risk-over-i/

Will John Boehner Lose the Speakership?
http://prospect.org/article/will-john-boehner-lose-speakership

Eric Cantor's Path to Speaker's Job Opens Up
http://www.newsmax.com/Politics/eric-cantor-john-boehner-speaker-house/2014/01/25/id/549021/
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"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Why so?

Not disputing - I know little about the guy and a lot more about Boehner.

Cantor is even more pro amnesty than Boehner and is not a fiscal Conservative, either.   He was a big cheerleader for Bush's Medicare prescription disaster.   He is a big Neocon.  Add, all that to his lack of charisma and charm, and he makes Boehner look like a hero. 

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Cantor is even more pro amnesty than Boehner and is not a fiscal Conservative, either.   He was a big cheerleader for Bush's Medicare prescription disaster.   He is a big Neocon.  Add, all that to his lack of charisma and charm, and he makes Boehner look like a hero.

Medicare prescription disaster?  According to what I've read, it's been a big success!   :pondering:
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Cantor is even more pro amnesty than Boehner and is not a fiscal Conservative, either.   He was a big cheerleader for Bush's Medicare prescription disaster.   He is a big Neocon.  Add, all that to his lack of charisma and charm, and he makes Boehner look like a hero.

Agreed.

That's scary as hell.
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Medicare prescription disaster?  According to what I've read, it's been a big success!   :pondering:

Exactly.  The Medicare Part D law has been a rousing success and seniors love it.    It has NEVER been a disaster.
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Exactly.  The Medicare Part D law has been a rousing success and seniors love it.    It has NEVER been a disaster.
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It is considered a disaster by those advocating limited spending by the federal government.  It costs US taxpayers approximately 55 billion per year. 
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Cantor is even more pro amnesty than Boehner and is not a fiscal Conservative, either.   He was a big cheerleader for Bush's Medicare prescription disaster.   He is a big Neocon.  Add, all that to his lack of charisma and charm, and he makes Boehner look like a hero.

 :beer:

Appreciate it. Don't have time to dig into everyone. Dude has a bit of a Stallone thing going on with his mouth.
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Exactly.  The Medicare Part D law has been a rousing success and seniors love it.    It has NEVER been a disaster.
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It is considered a disaster by those advocating limited spending by the federal government.  It costs US taxpayers approximately 55 billion per year.

And most of those taxpayers will benefit from the law when they enroll in Medicare. 

Why don't you try to get it repealed and see how successful you'll be.
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And most of those taxpayers will benefit from the law when they enroll in Medicare. 

Why don't you try to get it repealed and see how successful you'll be.

The minuscule prescription benefit the actual taxpayers receive will pale in comparison as to the cost for the freeloaders on the plan that they must pay.    But, hell, we don't care about no stinkin' government spending, just give us MORE entitlements!   :silly:

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Appreciate it. Don't have time to dig into everyone. Dude has a bit of a Stallone thing going on with his mouth.

 :silly:
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Eric Cantor


Jeb Hensarling


Jim Jordon


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Even though it has been reported by TheHill that Paul Ryan has support, he said he does not want the position

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"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Appreciate it. Don't have time to dig into everyone. Dude has a bit of a Stallone thing going on with his mouth.

Really? I was thinking more like Anthony Weiner, myself.  :whistle:
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The minuscule prescription benefit the actual taxpayers receive will pale in comparison as to the cost for the freeloaders on the plan that they must pay.    But, hell, we don't care about no stinkin' government spending, just give us MORE entitlements!   :silly:

Seriously!   :silly:

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Tom Price looks more like a gay Anthony Weiner.
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?


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