There will be no Weekly Republican Address this weekend so that President Obama can speak for the entire nation at this time of mourning. I join the president — and all Americans — in sending prayers and condolences to the victims’ loved ones. The horror of this day seems so unbearable, but we will lock arms and unite as citizens, for that is how Americans rise above unspeakable evil.
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Fiesta del sol, 12/15/2012 9:53:18 AM (No. 9067174)
Great job, Boehner. Obama just used is address to Oliticize this even further and tell us to put politics aside. Whenever Obama tells us to put politics aside,it means "shut up conservatives, and let me have my way." And Boehner didn´t see that coming?
Speaker Boehner should simply say something about President Obama’s stunningly hypocritical speech about the shooting. At one point this demon said "The majority of those who died today were children -- beautiful little kids between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. They had their entire lives ahead of them -- birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own.” While we certainly mourn these 20 precious children and pray for solace for their parents and relatives, we must never forget that what Obama had to say about these children applies in exactly the same way to the 50 million children who have been aborted. While this really isn’t the time to bring abortion into the mix, nevertheless to hear these words from the most pro-abortion president in history is sickening.
Boehner is just hopeless. I guess it never occurred to this dolt that fully one-half of the nation is not comforted by ANYTHING this man has to say. In fact, his lecturing tone is down right offensive to millions of Americans.
I only wish O had also had the class to refrain from using families´ private tragedy to advance his own political ends. Instead we get the Crocodile Rock from an unprincipled man, who is trying to force decent folk to PAY for the mass murder of innocent children 5 to 10 years younger than the victims of yesterday´s tragedy. Who the bleep does he think he´s fooling???
Come on, posters! The media would have had a field day with anything Boehner might have said. They would have torn it apart and used it against conservatives as one more example of crass politicization of a national tragedy.
#14-- Good move by Boehner. No one is in the mood to hear political arguments now. Yeah, right! than why didn`t the bast@@d squatting in the WH cancel his political speech??? There is nothing as sicking as the ´evil won´ pretending to cry...DD
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