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Boehner on the Brink: House Speakership Coup Brewing

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/feb/5/rep-raul-labr...

Rep. Raul Labrador said House Speaker John Boehner should lose his leadership post if he pushes forward with immigration reform this year, CQ Roll Call reported.

“I think it should cost him his speakership,” Mr. Labrador, Idaho Republican, said in an interview with the Capitol Hill news organization.

Mr. Labrador also refused to rule out running to replace Mr. Boehner — even if the Ohio Republican put the brakes on immigration bills.

“There is a hunger in the conference for bold, visionary leaders, and this is not just conservatives — you talk to more middle-of-the-road members of the conference, they’re kind of frustrated with the direction of this leadership, and they’re looking for ways to change that,” he told CQ Roll Call.

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at best

boehner has zero negotiating skills. At best he has no spine. Personally I cant make up my mind about whether most of congress is simply incompetent, or wicked. or both.

They'd be wicked incompetent (in Bostonese)

What..

Leadership, what direction, the R/party has neither, and what is more, have no intention of fostering any. The concept is completely foreign to their role of token resistance and support of the Democratic Sociopaths.

There's the challenge, the first shot fired of the first battle within. So who responds, is the real slim shady going to stand up.
Rand is that you..got what it takes.

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RP 2012~ Intellectual Revolution.

Immigration Reform and Biometric Identification

Unfortunately, the article still fails to mention Biometric Identification, at a cost of more than $25 billion to implement.

It would only be a matter of time that this corrupt govt. would claim that Bio-ID'ing immigrants isn't working, and require Americans to be ID'd in order to differentiate legals from illegals.

I OPPOSE immigration reform not only because of Bio-ID, but for other reasons going back to the founding fathers.

People are born free and independent, and should travel freely upon this earth, American or otherwise. Take welfare, IRS and other government intrusions out of the equation, there would be no problem in returning to the great melting pot this once great nation was.

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meekandmild's picture

Contact your congress critter

Tell them to remove House Speaker John Boehner from his speaker ship.
See if they can remove him from congress without congressional retirement benefits.

bigmikedude's picture

As if the rest

of these forked tongue establishment corporate ass kisser taxpayer parasites, aside from a small few, are worth anything themselves?

Remember 2012?

Remember all the "follow the Constitution" rhetoric and even the reading it out loud in congress dog and pony show they gave us?

Did they follow it?

Remember the "Repeal Obamacare" smoke they all promised?

Have they?

Remember all the "We must get this spending under control" horse shit?

After caving on the rest what did they do? They allowed for another 1.1 Trillion - Without even attempting to fight.