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Boehner defends ´do nothing´ House
The Hill (Washington DC), by Pete Kasperowicz

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Posted By:JoniTx, 12/4/2013 12:20:48 PM

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday defended the legislative record of the House, saying it passed nearly 150 bills aimed at boosting job creation, all of which have been blocked by Senate Democrats. On the House floor, Boehner said House Republicans had passed several bills to ease federal regulations, allow for more energy independence, and scale back or eliminate ObamaCare. He also noted bills aimed at reforming job training programs, boosting protection from cyber attacks, and helping schools recruit and keep good teachers. "Every single one of these bills have been blocked by Washington Democrats," Boehner said. "The Senate and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: janylou, 12/4/2013 12:25:49 PM     (No. 9639907)

If anyone deserves the title of Do Nothings, it is Dirty Harry and his do nothing senate.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/4/2013 12:32:08 PM     (No. 9639932)

I like "do-nothing" legislature. We´d all be better off.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bugger, 12/4/2013 12:48:16 PM     (No. 9639964)

Just why is it that they feel they have to "do something" about immigration reform? Please, do nothing.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 12/4/2013 12:54:11 PM     (No. 9639976)

#3, it´s the Dems, not the GOP, demanding "doing something" about immigration reform.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Clinger, 12/4/2013 1:45:00 PM     (No. 9640075)

Amen #2 when they do something we get screwed. Our government is meant to be stable and not fundamentally transform in a breeze. My skin crawls when I hear people clamor for "getting things done."

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 12/4/2013 1:57:35 PM     (No. 9640088)

Ok, I´ll give Boehner some credit here. The bills he is talking about are what we here have been clamoring for. However, wanna know what the problem is? Look at the headline. Thats our problem, the MSM will do anything to cover for the Dems in the Senate. They know that the LoFo headline grazers will blame the GOP.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jglas, 12/4/2013 2:37:18 PM     (No. 9640132)

I think of them as the ´stop nothing´ House. I mean they didn´t stop, seriously investigate, defund or punish miscreants responsible for TARP, stimulus spending (to ensure union prosperity), Obamacare, F&F, Benghazi, Arab Spring (which was actually the Muslim Brotherhood takeover of the Middle East aided and abetted by Obama . . . thanks for stopping that Putin), IRS political oppression, Snowden, amnesty for illegals, the destruction of the economy via the EPA war on fossil fuels and a whole bunch of stuff I´m sure I´m overlooking at the moment.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 12/4/2013 6:48:58 PM     (No. 9640529)

I think this difference of opinion is between those who just want our side back in the majority and the rest of us not seeing "leadership" as standing around while Obama and the Dems destroy the country ILLEGALLY just so they can keep a list of dirty deeds to run on in the next election.

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