Blog Posts - John Boehner



CBC Chair Marcia Fudge Defends Cummings, Asks For Issa’s Removal (VIDEO)

The smoke is still rising from the U.S. Capitol in Washington after Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) blew up on Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) in the House Oversight & Government Reform committee hearing on Wednesday. After cameras captured Cummings putting...
by Prune Juice Media on Mar 6, 2014

Obama the Lawless

That time has arrived.O.K., you can put me down as pretty much anti-government, that is, anti-Obama Administration. This administration's continuous power grabs and attacks on constitutional freedom must be stopped. The Administration's outrageous ac...
by Something You Might Like on Feb 21, 2014

Petition Calls For Lazy Congressional GOP to Give Up Paychecks

MoveOn.org is not playing with Congress these days and they have involved the American people, as usual. The progressive action group started a petition after several media reports of Congressional Republicans saying they were finished legislating fo...
by Prune Juice Media on Feb 20, 2014

Do the establishment Republicans want the IRS to target the Tea Party?

 Do the establishment Republicans actually secretly approve of the IRS’s targeting of conservatives and Tea Party organizations? Is this why the establishment Republicans seem to be unwilling to call for an independent investigation into this...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 17, 2014

House Republicans blame Ted Cruz for killing immigration reform

 After pushing for immigration reform on and off for weeks John Boehner reluctantly had to back off from the legislation claiming that Barack Obama could not be trusted to enforce the parts of the law with which he disagreed.    Now, according t...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 13, 2014

The failed Tea Party experiment

I’ve been writing about the Tea Party’s lunacies on here since the spring of 2009 (Here is my first substantive post about it). As I’ve tracked the trajectory of this experiment in political unrest, I think it’s safe to say th...
by Our Daily Train on Feb 12, 2014

POLITICS - Debt Ceiling Fight Done

Seeing the hand-writing on the wall, are we."Boehner throws in the towel on debt ceiling fight" by Terence Burlij and Simone Pathe, PBS Newshour 2/12/2014Excerpt“You got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ‘em.”House Speaker John Boeh...
by Mage Soapbox on Feb 12, 2014

Republican led House passes clean debt ceiling bill

 Today 28 Republican sided with the Democrats in the House to pass a clean debt ceiling bill with no spending cuts and without reinstating the military pensions which were cut when Paul Ryan compromised on a budget deal with Patty Murray.   Once a...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 11, 2014

Do Nothing Congress Strikes Again: We Hold Immigration Reform Hostage Until Trust is Rebuild

Boehner: No immigration reform until Obama rebuilds trust (via AFP) House Speaker John Boehner threw cold water on the prospects of near-term immigration reform, saying Thursday that Barack Obama... Visit "IU News & Talk" right now to read more of t...

Trustworthless

“It is a popular delusion that the government wastes vast amounts of money through inefficiency and sloth. Enormous effort and elaborate planning are required to waste this much money.” -- P.J. O’Rourke __________ “Never trust anyone...

The Top Ten Best (and Worst) Communicators of 2013

Announcing the 18th Annual Top Ten Best (and Worst) Communicators of the Year! The list is diverse, including business and global leaders, athletes, politicians and celebrities, with specific examples and tangible takeaways. See how these lessons tra...

Cartoon of the Day – Paul Ryan’s Budget Deal

by Fire Jim Moran on Dec 17, 2013

First the good news, then the better news, then the bad news

The good news is this: Congress has reached a budget deal.  Yes, the U.S. Congress.  And not when facing a deadline.  America’s guests have done a thing that is rare in this day—their jobs.  Here are the details; I’m most &#...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Dec 14, 2013

First the good news, then the better news, then the bad news

The good news is this: Congress has reached a budget deal.  Yes, the U.S. Congress.  And not when facing a deadline.  America’s guests have done a thing that is rare in this day—their jobs.  Here are the details; I’m most &#...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on Dec 14, 2013

A Vicious Dog, Don’t Say “Rape” Tutoring, Homophobic Campaigning and a Potential Gubernatorial Candidate with Bad Hair

Since I stopped writing regularly on Foolocracy, several people have written to me expressing that they will miss the regular updates on the absurd in politics. Like a Toronto mayor on crack, I must admit that making regular posts is … Continue...
by Foolocracy on Dec 6, 2013

Boehner’s Do-Nothing Congress

Weakest, least effective speaker in the history of the House. House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) defended his chamber against charges of inaction Wednesday, suggesting that the Democratic-controlled Senate is the reason that Congress has passed b...
by Mario Piperni dot Com on Dec 5, 2013

John Boehner Fails at Not Signing Up for Obamacare

House Speaker John Boehner made a big deal about not being able to sign up for Obamacare last week. He even tweeted his frustration. Actually, he conducted a successful application and health care representatives tried to contact him to confirm ̷...
by Foolocracy on Nov 25, 2013

John Boehner’s Office Suggests that Equal Rights for Gays in Workplace Will Lead to “Frivolous” Lawsuits

House Speaker John Boehner doesn’t have control of extremists in the Republican caucus in the House. It now appears that he also doesn’t have much control over what is going on in his office or at least fails to grasp … Continue reading ...
by Foolocracy on Nov 5, 2013

John Boehner Nixes Workplace Protections for LGBT Employees

Boehner confirms what most of us already knew. He runs scared. Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) revealed Monday that he opposes the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, quashing hopes for the bill as it secures the votes to pass the Senate. “The Speak...
by Mario Piperni dot Com on Nov 4, 2013

10 Reasons Why Congress Reduced The Number Of Their Work Days

The Republican leadership of the House of Representatives has released the work schedule for the House in 2014, which reduced the number of days the Congress will be in session to 113, compared to 126 days in 2013.  The change … Continue readi...
by List of X on Nov 3, 2013


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