Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner (R-OH), on March 17, 2013, on ABC´s This Week, said that he "absolutely" trusts Obama. Boehner also said that he and Obama have a good relationship, and that they are "open with each other ... honest with each other." I know it sounds unbelievable, so watch this 22-second video. Where to start? Well, how about these specific examples of Dear Leader Barack Hussein Obama not being "absolutely" trustful? I´m sure AT readers can think of others. Obama Reneging on Promises and Telling Out-and-Out Lies:
Boehner is a drunk and if you wish proof go to YouTube and in the search line type: John Boehner Drunk. See what comes up. There are a couple of clips from the floor of the house where he is so inebriated he can hardly speak...let alone make any sense at all.
Yes, this is the man the Republicans elect over and over to lead them. It just doesn´t make sense to send a drunk of this caliber to negotiate with the President behind closed doors.
One has to be adult enough to take these type of statements with a pinch of salt. What was Boehner going to say "I trust him only as far as I can throw him" or something of that order? What would that achieve except a few right wing zealots getting a warm feeling? Or give the MSM another item to distract attention away from the key issues. You can catch more flies with honey than vinegar. We, on this thread must be sophisticated enough to understand that.
#7 He didn´t have to use the word "absolutely" he could of said something like I trust him to represent the Democratic position in our negotiations or some such thing. My problem is I actually believe Boehner trusts Obama "absolutely" so he needs to go. I don´t believe Boehner would agree with Ron Ross that Obama is the "Deceiver in Chief". I don´t think Boehner believes Obama is intentionally destroying this country with his policies and use of Executive powers. You can´t negotiate with a deceiver and that escapes the House Speaker. Could the House Republicans have picked a weaker Speaker?
You can only ´absolutely trust´ someone who has the same goals and philosophies as yo do. If there were any question before about Boehner´s loyalties, this should dispel them. He is as much and as dangerous an enemy of America as Obama is - and is as ready to destroy us.
Maybe Boehner just didn´t complete his sentence. After all, I ABSOLUTELY TRUST Obama to wreck the economy, raise taxes, grow the deficit, incite class warfare, pay off unions, shout "racism", enrich himself and his pals, and generally abuse his office of president.
In view of the presentation made by the author, I am in disbelief that there are people here defending Boehner. I do not want a Speaker of the House - or for that matter any representative - who will not speak up clearly for the truth no matter how controversial it may be. The socialists are not afraid to say, out loud and in public, things that they would never have dared 20 years ago. And we are walking on eggshells, dancing around the issues, in order not to offend? If Boehner wishes to speak softly and carry a big stick (How about cutting off the funding for some of the monstrosities that are killing our nation?) then I will support him to the hilt. I have yet to see a big stick. All I see is appeasement. Stand Up!
He who dares not offend cannot be honest. ~ Thomas Pain ~
If an individual wants to be a leader and isn´t controversial, that means he never stood for anything. ~ Richard M. Nixon ~
They said it was against the rules to take sides on a controversial issue. I said, ´I wish you had told me that during World War II, when I took sides against Hitler.´ ~ Howard K. Smith ~
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O.S. Banker, 3/20/2013 8:28:39 AM (No. 9234501)
I am not a Boehner fan. But when i look at how he managed the sequester, I have acknowledge a degree of admiration. And since I evaluate politicians on what they do or get done rather than what they say, I have stand with Boehner. The world needs schmoozers as well as repo men. Boehner is the schmoozer. Ryan is the repo man.
A wise philosopher once observed..."There´s a sucker born every minute." Welcome to the club Johnny "B":
"This morning I had another talk with the German Chancellor, Herr Hitler, and here is the paper which bears his name upon it as well as mine...We regard the agreement signed last night and the Anglo-German Naval Agreement, as symbolic of the desire of our two people never to go to war with one another again."
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain Speech at Heston Airport September 30, 1938
The repub´s need to dump this guy fast. I have no confidence in the current Republican party to do anything right. As far as thier plans to become more inclusive, where are the principles spelled out the party stands for. Sounds like to me they are comprimising principle jus tto get elected.
A tad disappointing John. Obviously you are in the Chris Christie mode. I knew what the latter wanted, but how can that statement benefit you? I bet your buds are also scratching their heads. Maybe you need to retire and live in New Jersey.
In re: #19, I believe tht both parties want the sequester to end, but each on their own terms. POTUS and the Dems want to continue to expand the Federal Goverment, increasing taxes etc. The Republicans want to curtail government growth and to hold the line on taxes.
I don´t think that either party wants to shrink the Federal Leviathan. Afterall, they are part of the machine and dismantling the machine dismantles their base of power.
So if your are arguing that Boehner was doing Obama´s bidding by sticking to the sequester, I don´t buy it. Each side thought that they had crafted something so obscene that it would never come to fruition. Now both sides know that there really is no limit to what they percieve as the depravity of their adversary.
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