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Politico: Amash, Huelskamp, and Schweikert are "egregious a-holes"

Politico: Did Amash and the others get purged from their committee positions due to their principled stances on tough issues (that were often at ends with the Republican Establishment)? Nope, it is actually much more reasonable. According to certain sources, it was simply because they are big fat meanies.

"Back-bench freshmen Justin Amash, Tim Huelskamp and David Schweikert are gaining martyr status among conservative activists after they were “purged” from House committees for what they say is a matter of sticking to their principles on tough votes.

But some of their colleagues say the trio got yanked by the leadership-driven Republican Steering Committee because they’re jerks — or worse.

In an interview with POLITICO, one member of the Steering Committee called them “the most egregious a—holes” in the House Republican Conference."

Continue reading this load of garbage at http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/house-leaders-make-exa...

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Yeeeaaahh....Walter Jones is

Yeeeaaahh....Walter Jones is just SUCH an a-hole.....Okay, every single one of the principled and anti-war Republicans are booted, and this hack says they're just a-holes.

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Homogenization of Conscience

I think this quote (from the article) sums it all up.

“The guys who are taking heat for taking tough votes back home don’t understand why there aren't consequences for people who don’t do the same thing,” explained one leadership aide."

In other words, the republicans who sold out their voters to 'co-operate' with other republican's agendas, think it is unfair for some republicans to vote their conscience without being punished.

I think that's what a 'united' party produces.
In the end, the voters are misrepresented by the motives of a homogenized party.

Boehner had justification for this...here's why...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAC2xeT2yOg

"Liberty tastes sweetest to those who fight for it, and most bitter to those who work to deny it!"

LearnRonPaul

"So the people handing out the checks won"

I know it won't happen, but Ron Paul as speaker would bring integrity and honesty back to the house of representatives.

So that's why John Boener cries so much.

He must have had a stern talking to about principles that left him feeling guilty, so he teared up & started name calling.

They won't cut anything, and

They won't cut anything, and will agree to tax citizens and grow government at an accelerated pace, but fiscal conservatives are the a**holes...

The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. - Heinlein

The republican hatred of dissenters

sure does show when they feel threatened! Oh Politico, how hard you work to distort the world. You deserve a medal (for being the "most egregious a-holes" in the news business.)
Strange how a liberal news organization works so hard to defend those poor republicans against such outrageous claims from their own dissenters. Perhaps this should tell people something about the establishment Reds.

So Boehner and Cantor are the judges

who are jerks/"a-holes"now.They must not shave themselves in the morning...

Of course Politico is an Establishment rag anyway.

House leadership is running out of excuses to justify corruption

They are now at the name-calling stage.

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It's amazing how angry people

It's amazing how angry people become. Even if you don't agree with them and they know it, they still have this huge expectation of assimilating. This makes me want to look at other parties, but as the GOP starts to kick people out of their committees, they are losing teammates and I can see a future when we kick them out of the decision making altogether of the party.

So "jerk" is the new "kook" now?

Oh you kids and your music.

The partisan democratic comments on that article

just goes to show how screwed up the grassroots Democrats have become.

Budgets, deficits, debt? What are those? Go blue team go! Equality for all!

I bet that King George...

I bet that King George thought Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were a-holes.

At the local GOP convention, I stood up to the powers to be and insisted that they follow the rules and guess what; many now consider me an a-hole.

What higher praise can Amash get then being considered to be an a-hole by Speaker Boehner, a man who’s picture should reside next to the dictionary definition of “a-hole?”

I bet that King George...

I bet that King George thought Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were a-holes.

At the local GOP convention, I stood up to the powers to be and insisted that they follow the rules and guess what; many now consider me an a-hole.

What higher praise can Amash get then being considered to be an a-hole by Speaker Boehner, a man who’s picture should reside next to the dictionary definition of “a-hole?”

The GOP establishment thinks they are "martyrs?"

They really learned a lesson when Romney lost, didn't they?
While I am pleased to learn there are THREE people in Congress making waves, I just can't see the GOP being salvaged.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

Steering committee

Steering us into what???

hey now

Careful who you're calling "us"...

DPers

time to set the comments straight on this article. A bunch of demotards and neocon farts are once again spewing out a bunch of garbage without even knowing what the hell they are talking about.....As usual

Egregious a hole = Saying no to big government

saying no to more spending
saying no to the 'party' that wants one to bend their principles for party.

These fellas can and should be this type of A hole at all times.

The ones calling them a holes are party sucking neocon, big gov., progressives, I would bet.

Politico, oh politico how you amuse me

"According to certain sources, it was simply because they are big fat meanies."

A kid in high school could write better then this

After we hang the global bankers lets hang most of the corporate media writeers and pundits that they own

"A kid in high school could

"A kid in high school could write better then this"

This sentence is actually kind of funny.

lol

I added that line, I was making fun of the tone of the article.
Everything in quotes is from politico.

oh lol

I c, well u got me!

Will you ship them to me first?

I really think hanging is just too quick. I'd like to see how they fare under their "non-torture" policies.

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

go old school on them tar and

go old school on them tar and feathers!

Ron Paul 2016

They did not get along, because they did not play along

Since when do the representatives have to like each other? What's important is that the voters like them and they do the job they were sent for.

Yes, they did play along

Thay have played along and got along and I think Boehner made a deal with Obama, and that's why we're into name calling rathr than reasons why they were purged.

Consider the source

and yes in this fucked up turned upside down world where war is peace, it's fitting that bucking an out of control group of thugs seemingly hellbent on destroying our country, they would where the scarlet letter of A for asshole.

Boner is the real asshole.

Patriot Cell #345,168
I don't respond to emails or pm's.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=qo8CmO...
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

A-holes to Boehner = Heroes to Libertarians and Conservatives

Sounds like the "a-holes" weren't willing to work with Boehner to raise taxes and grow government. They may be a-holes to party leadership, but they are heroes to the American people.

"Where liberty is, there is my country." -Benjamin Franklin

If these guys are "a**holes" looks like we need about 400+

more of them in Congress!

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix