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  Topic: Rep. Gohmert Nominates Newt
Gingrich Over John Boehner
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Rep. Gohmert Nominates Newt
Gingrich Over John Boehner
for House Speaker

Cybercast News Service, by Matt Cover

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/15/2012 9:16:24 AM

Conservative House member Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) nominated former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) to replace current Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) in a closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Wednesday. Gohmert reportedly felt it was time to halt "business as usual" in Congress. His nomination of Gingrich did not receive a second and Boehner was reelected. House Republicans held a closed-door meeting at the Capitol on Wednesday to elect their leaders for the upcoming Congress in January. Gohmert nominated Gingrich – who led House Republicans during the Clinton presidency –

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That would certainly shake things up! The Democrats would never know what hit them. You know it will never happen.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lylacat, 11/15/2012 9:21:00 AM     (No. 9015752)

Boehner is weak and useless. The Republicans need to find a stronger candidate. Many of us are losing faith in these guys. Boehner has to go; he is no match for 0bama.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 11/15/2012 9:25:21 AM     (No. 9015762)

Gohmert is 100% correct. But Dems are terrified of Gingrich. Not gonna happen.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 11/15/2012 9:28:52 AM     (No. 9015770)

OK, but who IS a match for Obama, and how would he better play a weak hand?


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Reply 4 - Posted by: FunOne, 11/15/2012 9:29:22 AM     (No. 9015772)

It seems like the favorite game of republicans is Wack-A-Mole--but only if they get to be the mole.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pros7767, 11/15/2012 9:33:22 AM     (No. 9015787)

I hate the Congressional Republicans. How caan they leave Mr. Worthless in place?

#3, Mickey Mouse would do a better job of standing up to Obama. Boehner is completely useless!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fireman28, 11/15/2012 10:13:20 AM     (No. 9015886)

The spineless House Repubs failed to elect an honorable Conservative, Doctor Tom Price (GA) to a leadership position yesterday.

At least Rep Gohmert had the cojones to stand up and say it loud.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: andyboy, 11/15/2012 10:13:39 AM     (No. 9015887)

Better to lose gracefully again and again and again and again and again, than to win and offend Democrats.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 11/15/2012 10:13:39 AM     (No. 9015888)

Well, on the bright side, maybe the Speaker can help Zippy brush up on his golf.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: redmom, 11/15/2012 10:13:47 AM     (No. 9015889)

Is there anything we can do to influence the vote? Does calling or writing do any good? Protesting? What do we have to do to let our ´leaders´ know we are not willing to back down because Romney lost. MILLIONS did not agree with Obama, and millions more stayed home rather than vote for either.

Enough playing nice with the party. Time to purge the amoebas in Congress, and get some leadership with spine.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 11/15/2012 10:26:03 AM     (No. 9015921)

I agree with you all but it is hard to stand up to a president who thinks he is Emperor and can do any thing he wants, and does!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: grambo, 11/15/2012 10:28:03 AM     (No. 9015927)

Newt would be terrific. The Republican establishment has got to go. Sending them against the Democrats is like sending the volleyball team into an NHL game.

The Democrats with Obama in the WH are tearing the country apart, using dirty tactics and lawlessness at every turn. This isn’t your father’s politics anymore; it’s a street fight for the country. Put some street fighters in the fight.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: Judith, 11/15/2012 10:39:50 AM     (No. 9015973)

What was the definition of insanity?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: tisHimself, 11/15/2012 10:42:12 AM     (No. 9015985)

We need a wartime consigliere.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Sanspeur, 11/15/2012 10:47:14 AM     (No. 9016005)

Yeh, when republicans are to go to the mattresses they pillow fight....

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Reply 15 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 11/15/2012 11:24:23 AM     (No. 9016145)

Not much fight in this bunch. This doesn´t bode well for the fight we face. Who was it who said the Republicans like being the losers? Can we expect another tearful speech of acceptance?

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