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Boehner and Cantor versus
Augustus Barack I

American Thinker, by J. Robert Smith

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Posted By:DW626, 12/15/2012 5:40:40 AM

Now the great Augustus, Barack Hussein Obama, announced to ABC News´ Barbara Walters that he´s "pretty confident" that Republicans will cave on taxes. Okay, so our jaunty Augustus didn´t use the word "cave," but he might as well have skipped the niceties and used the C-word. Why not rub it in? One doubts that the empurpled leader of the erstwhile American Republic would say on national TV "I´m pretty confident that Republicans would not hold middle class taxes hostage to trying to protect tax cuts for high-income individuals" unless he had a good read on his adversaries

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: privateer, 12/15/2012 5:58:26 AM     (No. 9066792)

It´s hard to argue with his assessment. I am reminded of Hitler´s quote: :Our enemies are worms; I saw them at Munich."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: suedotsue, 12/15/2012 6:08:00 AM     (No. 9066796)

They´re not Obama´s opponents, the premise is false. Boehner made clear via detailed accounts in the NY Times that Obama won the election and it´s Republicans´ job to give him what he wants. Cantor is just as bad. At least the author suggests House members focus their energy on removing Boehner as Speaker.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: shamus, 12/15/2012 7:04:51 AM     (No. 9066829)

Bringing a knife to a gun fight.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 12/15/2012 8:32:57 AM     (No. 9066954)

They should cave. Give oblamer what he wants and just vote "present". Let him completely own a crashing economy. Maybe then the honey booboo crowd will pay attention.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: fireman28, 12/15/2012 8:55:09 AM     (No. 9067009)

Of course they will cave.

Obama wants to destroy the GOP and having internal fights within will accomplish part of it.

Already Conservative and TeaParty Repubs are being ousted from their committee seats.

Its the GOP way.
Too bad for us Conservatives out here in the nation.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: janylou, 12/15/2012 9:08:08 AM     (No. 9067042)

One can´t help but wonder if Benedict Boehner isn´t the reason we lost in November. I doubt many republicans were impressed with the republican congress and thought we´d only get more of the same.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Lonestar Jack, 12/15/2012 9:27:44 AM     (No. 9067094)

It seems to me that Obama is also holding the middle class hostage by his uncompromising stance. It takes two to tango bubba.

It brings to mind the word "fullofbs"

Where are his spending cuts? Has he ever streamlined the gubmt like he promised?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 49 Ford, 12/15/2012 10:22:12 AM     (No. 9067241)

Something to consider: is it possible that Boehner knows Obama at least as well as we do, and is playing the "moderate" role for now because he knows that O will overplay his hand and thereby give him - Boehner - an excuse to walk away and pin the blame on O when we go over the so-called fiscal cliff?

Or am I just grasping at a straw?




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Reply 9 - Posted by: southernboy, 12/15/2012 10:32:00 AM     (No. 9067259)

I think all it takes is a vague statement of policy to the effect ´anyone who opposes me on my policies had well be prepared to have your private and public life exposed in all it´s imperfections…´ That might well be what happened to Roberts….and any number of others who might try to fight the empire.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Yephora, 12/15/2012 10:33:23 AM     (No. 9067264)

Seems 0bama knows his puppy dog well.
´Cave´ boy Boneless will soon obediently roll over for a belly tickle and lick his owner´s hand.
Good puppy!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/15/2012 10:42:40 AM     (No. 9067279)

I understand the desire to be optimistic but well, yes, #8, I think you are probably grasping at a straw.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 12/15/2012 2:23:32 PM     (No. 9067749)

Yes, thus go the way of Tyrants. Arrogance, self assurance, disregard for opponents, jaunty dismissal of other points of view, a hatred for democratic process, and a secret, personal goal for all those around him. This is the same personality cult our non-citizen leader has. So with Augustus, Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo- they and they alone are anointed by greater power- they and they alone understand the will of the Gods and only they have the endowment of history. They are above the law because their grand mission is so important- even above the very lives of their countrymen- they will sacrifice anyone and anything (except themselves) to the cause they alone understand.

Øbama´s legacy with Americans is only beginning!

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