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Republicans buck the purity police
Chillicothe News (MO), by Dana Milbank

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Posted By:mikkins2, 1/1/2014 6:56:08 AM

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), addressing the cameras after his weekly meeting with House Republicans, was his usual, courtly self Wednesday morning -- until Nancy Cordes of CBS News found her way under his tanned skin. “Mr. Speaker, most major conservative groups have put out statements blasting this deal,” she said of the compromise that House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., reached Tuesday night with Senate Democrats. Boehner interrupted her. “You mean the groups that came out and opposed it before they ever saw it?” he asked. “Yes, those groups,” she said. Boehner raised his voice. “They -- they’re

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Dana, citing Ryan´s spending bill nicknamed "Budget Deal" as a success is just silly. As soon as fellow Republicans learned that they had been hoodwinked by Ryan over cuts to Veteran benefits, they began to sing a much different tune.

As to "purity police", I have yet to see anyone show me exactly what "purity" is demanded. The only Tea Party demand is its original intent, it name sake even. Its only demand is lower taxes, smaller government, and stopping the reckless spending of taxpayer money for political gain. The "purity" meme was established by defenders of the status-quo.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 1/1/2014 7:04:56 AM     (No. 9675112)

Dana Milbank writes for the Washington Post, not the Chillicothe News.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: keekng, 1/1/2014 7:12:29 AM     (No. 9675118)

I tried to read the article but was so inundated with pop-ups I gave up. Some websites overdo it

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 1/1/2014 7:44:34 AM     (No. 9675135)

FTA: ´´And this first-time willingness among conservatives to buck the ideological purity police is a small ray of hope that their bravery will repeat itself on other occasions.´´

Do you ever...EVER, see anyone in the so-called ´unbiased´ media say anything like this about the lock-step, socialist democrats?



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/1/2014 8:01:37 AM     (No. 9675148)

How many dems do you ever see warming up to a conservative idea. Those type dems are gone unless you want to mention Manchin.They´re all straight line,hardliner leftists but the media would never call them irretractable purists.I can´t figure out why a person is derided for being a conservative when liberals fail at everything,except buying votes and they´re philosophy is never derided.

Why don´t republican stand by the rule of law on immigration? Make is a legal issue instead of a racial one.All you have to do is put a 5 year cap on welfare and the problem would dry up by itself.It´s sensible to say 5 years is plenty of time to find a job or adios.

Why do middle class Americans have to deal with life´s challenges on their own but non citizens get a happy leg up from the government.

A path to citizenship is the sleazeball,harmless sounding way the left is pushing the issue. These people don´t want to be citizens,they want it impossible to be deported.

They don´t appear to be to be concerned about this years election so maybe they´re being reassured by party bosses,not to worry.The same type fundraising they beat republicans up over are now being used by them and untraceable left wing money have virtual bottomless pockets.

Taking deportation off the table is the same as republicans never being able to call a shutdown again.All the tools to keep this country in line are being abolished by the left,almost daily.

But tea partiers are the problem.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mikkins2, 1/1/2014 8:10:53 AM     (No. 9675155)

#1 if you read the article to the end you will see that Dana Milbank writes for the Washington Post Writers Group. He is not exclusive to just the Washington Post.

I did my due diligence and checked before I posted.

But thank you for the comment.

Happy New Year to you and yours!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: judy, 1/1/2014 8:12:43 AM     (No. 9675157)

Typical Boehner, trash the repubs praise the dems. When is the republican party going to wake up ? If Boehner thinks this bill is a success he´s needs help.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MirJoy, 1/1/2014 8:34:43 AM     (No. 9675190)

Really thought Ryan had integrity a few years back and so wonder how his budget cuts veterans benefits, including wounded veterans (supposedly that´s to be corrected BEFORE 2015 - someone should follow-up on that farce). I´m surprised Mr. Milbank doesn´t see this as a lack of compassion - whoops, forgot, military gets no compassion from progressives of either party.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pontificator, 1/1/2014 9:23:07 AM     (No. 9675271)

#2, Get some brower addons/ extensions. Scriptsafe and adblock if you´re using Chrome; Noscript, if you´re using Firefox. They help eliminate popups and the 20-40 cookies the average "news site" wants to leave on your computer.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mikkins2, 1/1/2014 9:43:26 AM     (No. 9675307)

I must give props to Lucianne´s The Connection. I learned of a extension I hadn´t tried before called Ghostery for Firefox from a member named Phooey. (I bow to your Sir/Ma´am whoever you are)

http://www.ghostery.com/download

You need to have it, period.

P.S. I have no connections whatsoever to ghostery. I just am truly amazed at how well it works.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: eoddad, 1/1/2014 10:39:54 AM     (No. 9675405)

Boehner and Ryan have done longterm damage with attack on the Republican Base whether you agree with the budget or not, the attack on conservatives WILL be remembered and the cheering section of Dana Milbank (who ever he works for) only pours salt into the wound. Conservatives real problem with the GOP Establishment is TRUST and this did not help.

Would you ever hear Nancy Pelosi unload on unions, blacks or gay rights community. NEVER.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/1/2014 12:23:53 PM     (No. 9675579)

Well , if Diana Milqetoast likes this budget deal , it has be good.

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