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Boehner says Congress "Ought to be Judged on how many Laws we Repeal" Ay Caramba

One of my pet peeve sound bites from the leftists I always wanted to have addressed and skewered.

Bob Schieffer asks House Speaker John Boehner, "Any way you cut it, you have presided over what is the least productive, and certainly what is the least popular Congresses in history, how do you feel about that?"

The answer surprised me, and happily so. We are a nation of 40,000 laws, codes , rules, and regulations. Perhaps more, I lost count. The Rule of 40,000 Laws seems a bit excessive to me. The Democrats always want more laws because more laws means more government employees needed to enforce those laws, thus the constantly growing size of government. This isn't rocket science, it's cause and effect.

For too long mainstream media news reporters have been throwing this particular sound bite in our face with their hidden agenda behind it. I just explained what that hidden agenda is, and they didn't think we'd catch on. Reduce the total number of laws and you reduce the size of government. It's that simple.

I must give praise to House Speaker John Boehner for uttering these words, especially because he's one of the loudest mouth pieces in DC, if for no other reason. The more laws we repeal, the better off we'll be.

"WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner says Congress “ought to be judged on how many laws we repeal.”

The Ohio Republican makes the comments on an interview aired Sunday on CBS “Face the Nation.” He was responding to a question about how little Congress is doing these days.

Boehner says Congress “should not be judged by how many new laws we create.”

He says the U.S. has “more laws than the administration could ever enforce.”"

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/congress/boehner-judg...

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Boner is a fraud...

Boner has passed many many bills...most all of them bad.

How many laws has boner sought to repeal?

None, that I can think of.

Boner is a top CEO in the

Boner is a top CEO in the Federal Government Corporation. Got to keep the company growing.

The Tea Party and

The Tea Party and Libertarians can make Boner eat his own words and do it.

A little chicken before the egg?

If they aren't constitutional they shouldn't be introduced or passed by the left or right considering that whole oath of office thing. While I would be encouraged to see many of our laws repealed isn't Boehner statement a little chicken before the egg? I'm chalking this up as doublespeak.

Another term for preventive war is aggressive war- starting wars because someday somebody might do something to us. That is not part of the American tradition.
-Ron Paul

How about this, Boehner:

Fully 90% of what you are all doing in DC, you are not authorized to be doing according to the documents you swore an oath to ... at all.

- The modern interpretation of the Commerce Clause is totally fraudulent and straight BS.

- The modern interpretation of the General Welfare Clause is totally fraudulent and straight BS.

- Giving away the "power to coin money" away to PRIVATE INTERESTS (many of them foreign) is totally un-Constitutional and straight BS.

- The blatant violations of the Bill of Rights (obvious, unequivocal) by literally THOUSANDS of federal laws, regulations and states is fraudulent and straight BS.

And you know all of this already.

Open your trap on Corporate Media about any one of these things -- then go after them in the House like a pitbull goes after a rabbit and maybe we'll start taking you seriously.

Otherwise, you and most of the rest of the dirtbags in office can go fk off.

How about repealing those legal tender laws and the Federal

Reserve Act for a start?

meekandmild's picture

Boehner, how many laws have you brought to the floor

to be repealed?

The Tea Party should give

The Tea Party should give major awards to people that repeal the most laws. Always saying you want smaller government just doesn't cut it. First you have to teach them how to cut. Repealing laws cuts the size of government. Who would have thunk it?

The current tea party

is a leading contributor to the problem. The current tea party are neocons with strong socialistic tendencies but ashamed to admit it.

Ask any one of them to dismiss 'rat beck'.

Ask any one of them to oust boehner.

Ask any one of them to pull out of unconstitutional foreign invasions.

Ask any one of them anything you'd like.

The answers are pathetic.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

bigmikedude's picture

Well then Boehner,

Let's talk about NDAA, The Patriot Act, TSA, DHS, and the multitudes of police state laws that the republicans have fully supported and passed and see what your BS words change to then.

This man's tongue is more forked than a mountain road.

So how many laws has Boehner repealed?

We don't need any more law

We don't need any more law makers in congress, we need to elect law repealer's. We should take a good hard look at the book of federal laws and repeal may of those obsolete laws.