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BREAKING: Boehner Re-Elected House Speaker

JoJoXXX Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:08 PM
Boehner "promises' and McConnell 'demands'...then, Boehner & McConnell cave to ObaMao, as usual, as typical, as predicted. Lots of tough talk, no tough action. Same old, same old, same old... old sad men and paper tigers...today's GOP.
Ress Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:14 PM
They support the Democrats by providing an incompetent imitation of opposition, which the Dems and the media can then skewer in order to make the Dem policies look more reasonable.
Marie150 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:27 PM
I wonder if any of the Republicans understand that they are supposed to stop Marxism.
Becca in TX Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:33 PM
Marie-Do you understand that they're outnumbered?
Marie150 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:46 PM
Yes. But they worried more about strategy than about doing what is right. It will come back and bite them in their Republican butts. It appears to me that they have no core.
Carlos_7 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:14 PM
Yep!

It is the difference between 'Flexing' and 'Being Flexible' on one's Principles.

Remember all of this?  Just a bump in the road, it seems.  With relatively little drama, Ohio Republican John A. Boehner has been re-elected as Speaker of the US House of Representatives:
 

The 113th Congress is now in session. The gavels have been dropped in both the House and Senate. So, work on the People's Business has begun. The first bit of news was election of the speaker in the House., and at 1:20 p.m. ET the incumbent — Rep. John Boehner of Ohio — had enough votes to keep that post. Democrats, with...