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Retirement Watch: Boehner Buys FL Condo
Breitbart Big Government, by Jonathan Strong

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Posted By:ScarletPimpernel, 2/20/2014 8:41:22 AM

It´ll be a bit easier for Speaker John Boehner to get that famous tan now that he has a place in Florida. The Ohio Republican just bought a condo in tony Marco Island, FL, known for its tropical climate and white sand beaches. "This area of Florida has been the Boehners´ family vacation spot for many years, and rather than continue to put money into vacation rentals year after year, they decided to buy a condo. Their home is in West Chester, Ohio, and will continue to be,” Michael Steel, Boehner´s spokesman said.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: pineledger, 2/20/2014 8:59:10 AM     (No. 9739552)

Hey, he can play golf and FL´s lack of a state income tax is a big plus. I wish people would quit picking on Boehner. If we keep doing this to ourselves, the Dims get the upper hand. You don´t see them undercutting each other, do you?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 2/20/2014 9:00:57 AM     (No. 9739555)

Hmm, son of a bartender, that took 7 years to finish college because he had to work to pay for school, and there after enters politics, ends up in a tony Marco Island. Not bad on a WTP salary.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: sternben, 2/20/2014 9:17:13 AM     (No. 9739577)

When he retires he´ll move to Florida and cut all ties to Ohio so as not to be subjected to their draconian estate taxes. This was done by the late Howard Metzenbaum, who spent his political career giving away other people´s money.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: geoguy, 2/20/2014 9:19:53 AM     (No. 9739579)

Poster #2, although I´m not a Boehner fan, in all fairness I understand Boehner was a millionaire prior to coming to the House.

From Wikipedia: "Shortly after his graduation in 1977, Boehner accepted a position with Nucite Sales, a small sales business in the packaging and plastics industry. He was steadily promoted and eventually became president of the firm, resigning in 1990 when he was elected to Congress."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LtE126, 2/20/2014 9:20:19 AM     (No. 9739581)

retirement´s too good for him. He should be drummed out in disgrace.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 2/20/2014 9:25:16 AM     (No. 9739584)

"Speaker of the House"; the title implies the ability to compose, communicate, and rally members around policies important to the voters who put them there. When boehner demonstrates the ability to exercise the duties of the title then,and only then, I will stop the criticism.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bubby, 2/20/2014 9:35:00 AM     (No. 9739599)

That means to me that he is going to push amnesty and knows he will be voted out as Speaker as a result but he doesn´t care. He can always get on the Board of some large corporation wanting cheap labor and make easy money for just attending a meeting. Good grief there are so few elected politicians that are willing to abide in the Constitution and look out for the good of country.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stymie82, 2/20/2014 9:41:40 AM     (No. 9739607)

May all RINOS retire to the Sunshine State to fight over who gets in first to the earlybird buffet. ASAP!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/20/2014 9:50:52 AM     (No. 9739620)

I can see it now, he retires, moves in and the other oldsters beat the crap out of him for screwing them!



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Reply 10 - Posted by: joew9, 2/20/2014 10:22:43 AM     (No. 9739688)

If you´re going to buy a house in Southwest Florida now is the time. It is a buyers market. So he might simply be thinking that if he ever retires to Florida it would be a good time to buy now. And he might me able to use it as vacation rental for four months per year to pay for the upkeep.

Sounds like a good move to me but personally I wouldn´t want a condo. But he is probably buying a condo that has security that he will need that would be difficult to implement for a house.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: oldsfc, 2/20/2014 5:19:22 PM     (No. 9740279)

"Oh dear" said Poo as another liberal from the peoples republic comes south to destroy another State..

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Jennie C., 2/20/2014 7:13:25 PM     (No. 9740391)

An Ohioan planning to retire to Florida is hardly a man-bites-dog story.

Me, if I could, I´d retire to south Texas, but multitudes of Ohioans are in Florida

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