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Can We Replace John Boehner With Paul Ryan?

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John Boehner has been willing to throw his conference under the bus repeatedly. We know from the Bob Woodward book that he was willing to raise taxes. We know he cut a deal with Barack Obama without consulting the rest of his conference. We know it blew up in his face.

We know he now doesn’t even want to fight Obamacare, calling it the “law of the land.” We know he only walked back that statement because of the outrage that ensued.

We know he wants to start putting moderates into leadership positions like Cathy McMorris Rodgers instead of Tom Price. We know he is demanding conservatives “get in line”.

House Republicans are being badly served by John Boehner.

Paul Ryan managed to get through a brutal Presidential campaign with higher favorables than the incumbent Vice President, saw senior citizens actually gravitate to him instead of runaway from him and his proposals, and Paul Ryan is actually speaking up defending conservative values, ideals, and principles while John Boehner is trying to muddy them and compromise them away.

House Republicans should think very carefully if the faux-tanned face of John Boehner is the face they want for their party in the next two years. They should consider Paul Ryan as their Speaker.

 

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  1. I'm Your Huckleberry

    November 15th, 2012

    I HOPE the Hell YES..or we are doomed

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  2. Diann

    November 15th, 2012

    Speaker: Paul Ryan
    Majority Leader: Michelle Bachmann
    GOP Head: Sarah Palin
    Senate Minority Leader: Rand Paul

    A girl can dream, can’t she?

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  3. thirdtwin

    November 15th, 2012

    Done with the cryin’, time for Paul Ryan!

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  4. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    November 15th, 2012

    @Diann- Unless, of course, Allen West learned enough in one term to run the place, in which case I’d nominate him for Speaker (and POTUS if Biden chokes on a hairball or something.)

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  5. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    November 15th, 2012

    Allen West would be better than Ryan because he has the necessary fighting spirit and anti-Obama animus that nice-guy Ryan lacks.

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  6. super toe

    November 15th, 2012

    No.
    I want new true Conservative blood. I’m done with this Congress and Washington.
    I want someone who is publicly going to bitch-slap this turd in occupying our White House and walk the walk.
    I want a tough-ass who isn’t going to pull any punches.
    It’s time we face the music. Our elected Republicans suck.

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  7. super toe

    November 15th, 2012

    No.
    I want new true Conservative blood. I’m done with this Congress and Washington.
    I want someone who is publicly going to bitch-slap this turd in occupying our White House and walk the walk.
    I want a tough-ass Constitutionalist who isn’t going to pull any punches.
    It’s time we face the music. Our elected Republicans suck.

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  8. super toe

    November 15th, 2012

    ^^^^ cool that posted twice. Someone upstairs must like what I am saying ! LOL

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  9. Boobie the Rocket Dog

    November 15th, 2012

    @ toe – You can say that again!

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  10. thirdtwin

    November 15th, 2012

    Super toe, you need to go tell that to Conservative Insider at Ulsterman.

    I guess WHI is retiring, WSI is about to kick the bucket and MI is probably embroiled in a sex scandal lol.

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  11. MM

    November 15th, 2012

    I have been making myself a pain in the ass to my Rep, Doug Lamborn.

    Yesterday it was DO NOT RAISE THE DEBT CEILING-let the damn government shut down. We take in around $200B/month which is enough to pay SS, DOD, MediCare and Medicaid. If the government shuts down for a couple weeks, people will see for themselves it’s not such a scary thing.

    Today it’s gonna be DO NOT VOTE FOR BOEHNER-Obama is letting him negotiate with himself, he’s pitiful. My first choice is Allen West if he can survive the massive voter fraud. But the leadership must change, these guys are disgraceful.

    I tell Rep Lamborn that the House is going to be the object of incredible demonization REGARDLESS of what they do. It’s going to be a tag team, pile on by Obama & the left dominated media. They are seeking to label the House Republicans EXACTLY the same way they labeled Romney.

    The House is it. It’s our last firewall and the REgressives know if they can flip it in 2014, we are fucked even if they only hold it until 2016.

    Why do we elect these pols? Man up for cripes’ sake. If we lose fighting rather than by going along, I can live with that. Damn, use the Constitution-the House has the power, USE IT!

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  12. Joe

    November 15th, 2012

    Louis Gohmert has nominated Newt Gingrich for speaker. He would take care of Obambi in true form.

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  13. Xavier

    November 15th, 2012

    The GOP will not change direction; they’re not afraid of us yet. Although they should be.

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  14. A Casual Observer

    November 15th, 2012

    Can We Replace John Boehner With Paul Ryan?

    Not a chance.

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  15. Gryph

    November 15th, 2012

    I’ve been saying this for years. Nobody listens to me. It’s always, “Gryph, we have to give him a chance!” Bullshit. He had too many chances to begin with.

    And mark my words, conservatives. Paul Ryan will cave just as quickly once he assumes a position of real power.

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  16. Dr. Tar

    November 15th, 2012

    Has anyone seen Ryan blubber in public? The guy is a freaking bow hunter. That means getting close and usually having to track your deer after you’ve put the arrow into Bambi’s mom.

    And, Obigtalk has made it personal for Ryan multiple times over the last 4 years. Anyone recall the insult dealt during the run up to Obamacare? Let me remind you. Ofullofit has a sit down for the cameras with the Repubs. In good faith Ryan puts forth his recommendations for improving Obamacare. Teh Crumb then invites Ryan to sit at the front of the room for a press conference afterwards and then proceeds to completely reject the recommendations and insult him personally. Then there were was the election and the debates. So I would expect Mr. Ryan has a burning rage to take the Bastard.

    Oh, yeah one other point of contention – Packer / Bears, Brewers / Cubs and or White Socks. We Cheeseheads have been duking it out with the Flat landers or FIBS (F*cking Illinois Bastards) for years and we are not about to make nice now.

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  17. Stirrin the B.S.

    November 15th, 2012

    As badly as I want Boner out of there, I doubt there are enough true conservative rebubs with a set big enough to pull it off.

    Having said though, those that do, ought to give it a try – send a fuggin message that we’re tired of politics as usual.

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  18. A Casual Observer

    November 15th, 2012

    If Republicans had control of both the House and the Senare, John Boehner would have the wrong temperament to remain as the Speaker Of The House, imho.

    But under current circumstances, he is the right man for the job, and his peers in Congress know it, imho.

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  19. Gryph

    November 15th, 2012

    Boehner’s the right man for the job when he CAN’T actually do anything?! REALLY?!

    /facepalm

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  20. Reaganite Republican

    November 15th, 2012

    Best idea I’ve heard all day

    Linked @ RR:

    ‘Machiavellian GOP Establishment Putz
    Karl Rove ‘Kept Santorum Alive Until He Could Kill Rick Perry First… THEN Newt Gingrich’

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  21. A Casual Observer

    November 15th, 2012

    Now, as for the Senate, another somewhat interesting development is that there are indications that Utah’s sweet silver tongued devil, Mike Lee, is being groomed for a leadership post with the Republicans.

    Have you seen that dynamo in action at committee hearings? He baits unprepared and unsuspecting, arrogant Democrats, slyly draws them in and then slams the trap shut on them befoe they even realize what’s happening, cleaning their clock in every debate, and what is funny is that he keeps making fools out of them time after time after time, aqnd they just never learn. Now there is someone who is “cool”, and he’s one of ours of who, we can be proud.

    Just a thought.

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  22. RANDO

    November 15th, 2012

    Couldn’t be any worse, and might be a lot better.

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  23. Four .45's

    November 15th, 2012

    It couldn’t hurt.

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  24. Blink

    November 15th, 2012

    When John Boehner said Obamacare is the “law of the land.” It was another indication he lacks what it takes to limit damage to the nation from four more years of Obama and Reid.

    A lot of other bills have been passed and signed by the president. Becoming the “law of the land”. Yet Obama doesn’t hesitate to override the “law of the land” with executive orders. The congress ought to fight back against any “law of the land” that is harmful to the country. Boehner isn’t a leader up to the fight.

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  25. AbigailAdams

    November 15th, 2012

    I believe this is a moot question. I read yesterday that Gomert nominated Gingrich with no second and that Boehner was seconded and is expected to be re-elected as Speaker.

    http://triblive.com/usworld/nation/2959378-74/elected-pelosi-senate-leader-republican-leaders-congress-democrats-ended-january#axzz2CJJ96wj2

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  26. muddjuice (Absolutist)

    November 15th, 2012

    What? Replace Boner? Don’t tell JennofArc (or whatever name the troll is currently using).

    According to her, he’s doing a great job because…….well…..just because he is. The facts don’t matter……just believe it….

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  27. Anne

    November 15th, 2012

    That Mudjuice is one wild ‘n crazy, mixed up kid. :)

    He is always making screwy assumptions, even screwier conjectures and extremely irresponsible accusations, NONE of which are EVER supported by ANY facts, perhaps because his reading comprehension is below kindergarten level, or more likely because he is severely retarded and just a plain, old fashioned, garden variety, run-of-the-mill jerk …., imho.

    Just screwy perceptions and screwy opinions. No substance. No facts. Just bullshit. Take a hike, jerk.

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  28. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    Hey Mudjuice, aka, shit-for-brains, (_X_)

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  29. Anne

    November 15th, 2012

    MJ is a retard, a senile old fool. Ignore him.

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  30. Anonymous

    November 15th, 2012

    comprehension ☑
    conjectures ☑
    jerk ☑
    ditzy ☐ [Please review your vituperation before posting!]

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  31. Anne

    November 15th, 2012

    Here’s a new one for ya, slimeball, (_X_)

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  32. Stranded in Sonoma

    November 15th, 2012

    Of course Boehner will be speaker again. There’s probably some power brokering going on and those that vote for him will get the plum appointments. Those that don’t will be lucky to be on the committee to assist with the selection of the pattern for the new White House dinnerware.

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  33. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    Creeps who agree with you MJ are as slimy as you are. From the list of usual suspecs, the slimiest of slimy low-lifes.

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  34. muddjuice (Absolutist)

    November 15th, 2012

    Wow. I must have whacked the horenets nest there. You morons really got your panties in a twist over that one eh?

    Good.

    Hay Anne and Brian – you left out that I’m a Jew….

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  35. AbigailAdams

    November 15th, 2012

    Hey muddjuice — It was some kind of nest, but probably a rat’s nest, not hornets.

    Anne/Brian/Anon = same person who finds amusement in trolling conservative websites. How pathetic.

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  36. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    Hay Anne and Brian – you left out that I’m a Jew….

    Enough said. That explains it.

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  37. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    Anne/Brian/Anon = same person who finds amusement in trolling conservative websites. How pathetic

    Saying it’s so ain’t going to make it so, and it ain’t going to make you any smarter, and it ain’t going to make you feel any better about yourself either.

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  38. Absolute muddjuice

    November 15th, 2012

    @ Abigail

    We’re both wrong. Hornets and rats have some value…..

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  39. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    comprehension ☑
    conjectures ☑
    jerk ☑
    ditzy ☐ [Please review your vituperation before posting!]

    I’m sure that bizarre post made perfect sense to you.
    It won’t make sense to any rational person, you weirdo.

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  40. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    We’re both wrong. Hornets and rats have some value…..

    Scurry back into your hole, you slimy little cockroach.

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  41. Anonymous

    November 15th, 2012

    I can assure you that this Anon isn’t a troll. I’m merely pointing out the limited vocabulary and repetitious talking points employed by these below average IQ trolls. If this is the best you can do, be ashamed.

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  42. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    Saying it’s so ain’t going to make it so, and it ain’t going to make you any smarter, and it ain’t going to make you feel any better about yourself either.

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  43. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    BTW, dimwits, none of your whininng and boorishness will alter the fact that John Boehner will continue to be The Speaker If The House. Choke on it, subversives.

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  44. AbigailAdams

    November 15th, 2012

    Hey Brian/Anne/Anon – Keep writing. You’re pretty funny. Not the best laugh I’ve have this week, but funny nonetheless.

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  45. Atrpllpasinthru

    November 15th, 2012

    “Anne/Brian/Anon = same person who finds amusement in trolling conservative websites. How pathetic.” – Abigail

    God save us from dense, shallow, ditzy and clueless, but very opinionated woman.

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  46. Atrollpasinthru

    November 15th, 2012

    Get a life, Abigail. You’re the one who is pathetic and obnoxious.

    You’re so old, stupid and set in your ways that you will believe what you want to believe, screwy rationales which reinforce your delusions.

    But Brian and Dianne, aka, Anne, are not the same person.

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  47. Atrollpasinthru

    November 15th, 2012

    Would I lie to you? 8)

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  48. Brian

    November 15th, 2012

    Let the boorish old fool think whatever she wants to think.

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  49. Absolute muddjuice

    November 15th, 2012

    Boner will not step down. And the repubs are just as bad as the libtards.

    Until we get all entrenched politicians out, there will never be another fair election in America.

    As someone here on iOTW said,

    The Constitution is not working, it’s time to use the Declaration……

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  50. AbigailAdams

    November 15th, 2012

    Atrollpassinthrusomeone’sbowelsnodoubt –

    You kinda remind me of a guy who thought that Mitt Romney was the best the GOP could ever come up with.

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