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Five Boehner Quotes--From One Interview--That Explain Everything - (TEXT and VIDEO)

US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Boehner, congress, dishonesty, lies, corruption, ethics, government, propaganda )

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Wonder why the government is still shuttered? You may have missed this interview, in which the speaker issued talking points from another dimension. Jamelle Bouie has the blow-by-blow.

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Nancy M. (195)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 10:04 am
Thanks Carrie. Good information, I had actually believed one of things false statements. Now I know better.

Birgit W. (155)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 11:45 am
Thanks Carrie.

Lona Goudswaard (83)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 12:24 pm
No wonder Americans are so disenchanted with politics. Within the course of an hour or so, the speaker of the house tells 5 mayor lies and undoubtedly a number of fibs without blinking an eye. I just can't get used to it that this has become acceptable behaviour to Americans and the man is still in office.

DORIS L. (61)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 12:26 pm
He defies reality.

James Maynard (81)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 1:03 pm
His head is so far up his ego he can't
even speak straight.

Robert K. (31)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 1:19 pm
When a worse speaker is elected....Oh, wait.

sheila l. (109)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 2:07 pm

Fiona Ogilvie (1019)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 4:37 pm
Not worthy of quoting but more than worthy of hanging.

Jason S. (50)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 6:35 pm
Good posting, thanks

Susanne R. (249)
Tuesday October 8, 2013, 10:50 pm
Let Boehner dig his own political grave. If he's so sure he doesn't have the votes for a clean C.R., then why isn't he calling for a vote? I don't know what or who he's so afraid of, but a real patriot would do what's best for his country --not himself and his benefactors.

Elizabeth M. (68)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 11:03 am
Noted This was the most important part of the article to me -.Not only is this not true—as we discussed earlier—but it’s a terrifying promise of future dysfunction, which explains President Obama’s decision to hold firm. If he bends to Republican demands, he guarantees a future where legislative minorities are free to threaten the economy and demand concessions from the majority. It’s a full assault on our Constitutional norms, and Obama is right to challenge it.
Thanks Carrielll.


Pat A. (117)
Wednesday October 9, 2013, 11:15 am
Stars where I could send them - but some like Lona have just made so many good comments that I have come across today and have already had a star so I can't send another - sorry!

Excellent comments, and utterly excellent article - many thanks Carrie and (of course) a green star for showing us this piece which I would otherwise have missed - and I am VERY glad that I didn't!
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