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GOP Fairy Tale: We Came, We Saw, We Surrendered

javapoppa Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 12:44 PM
This whole disgusting process has been a farce with Boehner busily negotiating with himself instead of taking a firm stand and sticking with it.
Fooling Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 3:08 PM
Is he married? Think his wife will stay with him thru this? Yes that is very personal, but he IS a political figure who has power of my personal life via his intrusive laws and taxes . . . just saying, how can he come home and look his family in the eye?
Fooling Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 3:08 PM
Is he married? Think his wife will stay with him thru this? Yes that is very personal, but he IS a political figure who has power of my personal life via his intrusive laws and taxes . . . just saying, how can he come home and look his family in the eye?
atilla4 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 12:51 PM
He doesn't get one of the basic rules of negotiation - you have to be willing to walk away! By continually caving without getting anything in return, he just rewards and emboldens the Libs.

The Republic is safe.

John Boehner’s no national dictator, we now know, set to ruin the economy by forcing it off the fiscal cliff in the same way that Rep. Paul Ryan did to that poor old lady in a wheel chair on TV.

No, Boehner’s got other ways to screw up the economy, ones that have the happy effect- for him- of keeping the government vortex flowing and sucking in all the money it can.  

The modest, emotional, cigarette-smoking Speaker of the House, you see, uses force only against conservatives who wish to stop the vortex, not against...