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Speaker Boehner spotted
´having a good time´ downing
margaritas and Mexican food
hours after White House
fiscal cliff meeting

Daily Mail (UK), by Hayley Peterson

Original Article

Posted By:pineledger, 12/30/2012 5:39:27 AM

In the midst of a grueling, final-hour push by Congress to rescue the economy from the looming fiscal cliff, House Speaker John Boehner sought brief reprieve with an evening of margaritas and Mexican fare in Arlington, a source told Mail Online. Dressed in a festive, bright red sweater, a cheery Boehner arrived through a side door at Guapo´s in Shirlington around 7:15 p.m. Friday - about three hours after he left stone-faced from a meeting at the White House with other congressional leaders and President Obama -

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Last time I looked, margaritas were not a controlled substance. One wonders what they were doing at the WH.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Anner40, 12/30/2012 5:45:44 AM     (No. 9089537)

At least he wasn´t on the golf course....
is he not supposed to eat until Zippy says its OK...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bigken2, 12/30/2012 5:48:34 AM     (No. 9089540)

speaker boehner is not the problem our supreem leader obozo is

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Reply 3 - Posted by: FilAm, 12/30/2012 6:10:06 AM     (No. 9089555)

Boehner eats at a Mexican restaurant,it is bad.Obama goes to Hawaii,not a peep.So Boehner is supposed to eat at Mcdonald and dressed like a hobo from now on.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 12/30/2012 7:04:17 AM     (No. 9089598)

Not to mention Obama going over budget on extravagant, over the top spending on WH parties.

Boehner,to me,is a problem drinker to begin with and maybe his judgement in a deal is being clouded by his sauce intake.

I´m more comfortable with McConnell being the front man in negotiations,even though it probably won´t make a difference.Nothings going to stop these people from rushing home in time for NY´s eve party.

Spend a holics and boozeaholics running the country isn´t a good mix.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JimS, 12/30/2012 7:21:37 AM     (No. 9089613)

Big Deal.
And Obama blew town last week to go where? Hawaii?
For his, what, 18th vacation on taxpayer expense?
Shaddup, lefty rag Daily Mail.

I would be happy to have Boehner down margaritas continuously between now and New Year´s, and go off the cliff, rather than concede to the Communist-in-Chief

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hxbuff, 12/30/2012 7:25:15 AM     (No. 9089616)

I eat at that restaurant all the time. Great Mexican food. Wish I had been there. But, not sure if I would have been as friendly to the Speaker.

BTW--FilAm and Spidey, standard practice is a single space after punctuation marks. There is a double space after a period. Please use them as it makes your excellent posts much easier to read.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Malia2012, 12/30/2012 7:31:08 AM     (No. 9089625)

Pathetic attempt from the useful idiots at the D.M. to make Boehner look foolish for wearing a red sweater at CHRISTMAS time.. Fortunately, the dear Leader of the demonrats, and the "msm" obama, only spent about 4+ million of OUR money, on his vacay to Hawaii this year and the poor guy had to cut it short to come back and thrash Republicans, (moochelle and the kiddies and the rest of the homies are still there and will fly back at OUR expense at a later date ). Not that it matters to the brain-trusts in the "media". BTW, who says John Boehner is a "problem" drinker? IMHO, It would appear that Mz. Hillary has the drinking problem. How many "concussions" has John Boehner had?.....never mind.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: JAN, 12/30/2012 7:34:10 AM     (No. 9089631)

#2

Thank you.

Too many of us have forgotten that the enemy is the maoist.

We spend all our time attacking Boehner. Giving aid and comfort to our enemies.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/30/2012 7:37:20 AM     (No. 9089637)

Boehner just got his pay raise, so why not dinner out?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Judith, 12/30/2012 7:41:34 AM     (No. 9089646)

Come on, Boehner knows enough that the dems and obama are our new rulers and the republicans must obey. I´m thinking that since 2007 when the dems took control of this country and it started its downward spiral, a lot of people have been increasing their alcohol consumption.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steveracer, 12/30/2012 8:24:33 AM     (No. 9089705)

But it is okay for King Barry to spend 4 million dollars on a vacation... Got it.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dittohead, 12/30/2012 8:48:04 AM     (No. 9089741)

Quite frankly I think all of them, on both sides of the aisle, are quite comfortable partying and could not care less about "we the people".

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Echohawk, 12/30/2012 8:48:14 AM     (No. 9089743)

Excellent! This is called psy-ops, and Speaker Boehner is making the most of it.
He did exactly what he was supposed to do--pass a tax hike/spending cut in the House and send it to the Senate.
Let Reid whine into his pomogranate tea-"He´s not here." Boo hoo.
(Spidey, listen to poster #6. Leave one space after a period or a comma. Your posts are very hard to read and your excellent analysis is marred by bad punctuation.)

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Bur Oak, 12/30/2012 9:26:14 AM     (No. 9089801)

No secret deals. Negotiate on the floors of Congress.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: laotzu, 12/30/2012 9:31:14 AM     (No. 9089812)

Once again, Republicans criticized by the MSM for merely existing.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: distorted, 12/30/2012 9:36:47 AM     (No. 9089825)

I guess he should be wearing a hair-shirt.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: earlybird, 12/30/2012 9:44:45 AM     (No. 9089842)

I´d have needed more than a couple of margaritas and a taco or two after spending that much time with Obie.

Someone needs to tell snarky Hayley Peterson that American men often wear red sweaters at Christmas time.

I am sick of the Brits´ nastiness toward the United States. I lived with it for a few years. That was enough. If they spent as much time on their own sick country as they do picking on ours (as they have ever since they lost it), they´d be performing a useful service.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 12/30/2012 9:46:22 AM     (No. 9089844)

Re #9, didn´t hear about Boehner getting a pay raise.

Obie gave Biden one, though. About 5 grand+ a month.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: clayusmcret, 12/30/2012 9:57:42 AM     (No. 9089877)

If I had to sit in the same room as obama, I´d be hitting the margarita´s afterwards as well.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: LadyVet, 12/30/2012 10:09:26 AM     (No. 9089909)

Source of all this gossip is a "diner who works in government" who did not want to be named. The "worker" just happened to arrive at the same restaurant as Boehner and at the same time, took pictures, and then called a newspaper reporter whose number just happened to be on the "worker´s" phone.

More likely: President Obama sent one of his underlings (probably from the Press Secretary´s office) to stalk the Speaker and release any information that could make the Speaker look like a fool and play into the President´s PR campaign against the GOP House members. Tim Carney gave out the phone numbers. The Daily Mail was the only one who took the bait. Or the female underling was chosen for the covert operations because she already was BFF with Hayley.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/30/2012 10:10:20 AM     (No. 9089910)

I´ve noticed there is not a peep about the money the Grifter Queen is tossing around in Hawaii. Not to mention the HUGE contingent of people she dragged along with her to her own personal Island Paradise.

It´s just not right.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: stymie82, 12/30/2012 11:35:13 AM     (No. 9090043)

At least we can see that the Speaker enjoys what most of us would on an evening after work. Would many be shocked at what Bath House Barry does for a good time, especially when Moochelle is six thousand miles away?

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Reply 23 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/30/2012 4:48:49 PM     (No. 9090378)

#18, yes, Boehner will be getting pay rase as well. The list has been published. All the minority and majority leadership in House and Senate on Obama´s Executive Order for the raises.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: chance_232, 12/30/2012 9:43:21 PM     (No. 9090681)

Gee..... wasn´t Dear Reader recently spotted golfing at a 5 star resort in Hawaii at tax payer expense??????

Boehner can suck down all of the margaritas he wants so long as Im not paying for them,

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Sherlock, 12/30/2012 10:06:01 PM     (No. 9090700)

...at least it wasn`t cocaine...by the boat loads.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: mercedesops, 12/31/2012 1:58:48 AM     (No. 9090846)

Hey wait Arlington is Obama´s stomping ground--he loves to hang out in the predominately white VA suburbs but not on your life will you see him in predominantly black PG county MD..Obama is much more at ease aroung the white people he grew up with than he is around the black people who voted for him.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: 4Justice, 12/31/2012 2:29:32 AM     (No. 9090854)

Big deal! So, he´s blowing off a little steam after work. Who cares??

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Reply 28 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 12/31/2012 3:39:08 AM     (No. 9090872)

In this captivating example of investigative reporting, I always wonder who "the source" is. Dem hack - "Yes, he´s here and he´s eating enchiladas!"

You see, the Speaker should be in sack-cloth bowing outside Harry Reid´s door, begging to take more money from successful wage earners.

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Solar power has won the global argument. Photovoltaic energy is already so cheap that it competes with oil, diesel and liquefied natural gas in much of Asia without subsidies. Roughly 29pc of electricity capacity added in America last year came from solar, rising to 100pc even in Massachusetts and Vermont.[Snip] The technology is improving so fast--helped by the US military--that it has achieved a virtous circle. Michael Parker and Flora Chang, at Sanford Bernstein, say we entering a new order of "global energy deflation" that must ineluctably erode the viability of oil, gas and the fossil fuel nexus over time.


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