Skip to comments.Obama and Boehner: Who Blinks First?-The GOP faces a president who plays hardball by Alinsky's rules
Posted on 12/04/2012 11:11:23 AM PST by filbert00
Treasury Secretary Tim Geithners opening bid to Speaker John Boehner, a demand for $1.6 trillion in new taxes, was not meant as a serious offer. It was an ultimatum couched in an insult. Translation:
We won the election. We have the whip hand. Not only are you going to sign on to higher tax rates and higher tax revenues, we are going to rub your Tea Party noses in your coming capitulation.
That Boehner did not throw the offer back in Geithners face and tell him, Give me a call, Tim, when youre serious, suggests that the speaker feels he is holding a losing hand.
He wants a deal where the GOP agrees to higher revenues and the White House agrees to cuts in future entitlement outlays. But the Obamaites are looking to dictate terms. They want a triumph. If that means casting Boehner as the Neville Chamberlain of the GOP, so be it.
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Obama doesn’t care. He’s going to Hawaii and spend $4 of our hard-earned money.
The GOP has already blinked.
Of course the Republicans, I’m surprised Boehner isn’t already wearing knee pads.
There is no ‘tails’ on this coin. We’ve already seen the outcome from a few hundred trials, I suspect we can predict the outcome this time.
A new Speaker of the House is called for. Someone who can give it back to the socialists in spades as they say. Just because the republicans did not win the election does NOT mean that they have to cave on every issue. Let the VOTING begin. That is why we have voting. See where the power lies.
Latest Vegas odds on who “blinks first”:
B.O.——1,000 to 1
Crybaby Boehner——1 to 1 (otherwise known as “even money” or “chalk” (horse players know what I’m talking about:)
LEGISLATE - don’t negotiate!!! And if that doesn’t work shut down the funding of government, that will get the Son of Saul’s attention.
Who blinks first?
The GOP just stabbed both of its eyes out with a hot poker.
Say hello to Speaker Nazi Pelosi.
The GOP will surrender every last one of our freedoms and rights before it does anything of the sort.
Boehner is going to fall into the “media’s” trap that “minorities” won’t vote for you GOOBer guys if you don’t obey Barry Benghazi and give him everything he wants. LOL! Fools. Note to Boehner: The commie MSM and the freeloaders will NEVER vote for Americans. They will ALWAYS vote for the commie ‘RATS. Forget about it.
Obama doesnt care. Hes going to Hawaii and spend $4 of our hard-earned money.
I know you meant to say $4 MILLION. But $4 of our hard earned money is also correct.
Every Second. For a MILLION Seconds.
1 000 000 seconds are not as long as you may think, but then time is relative to what you are doing or what is being done to you.
First you change seconds to minutes:
1 000 000 divided by 60 = 1 6666 min. 40 sec.
Now change minutes to hours:
1 6666 divided by 60 = 277 hrs. 46 min.
Then change hours to days:
277 divided by 24 = 11 days. 13 hrs.
Lastly change days to weeks:
11 divided by 7 = 1 wk. 4 days.
Therefore 1000 000 seconds will be the same as:
1 week 4 days 13 hours 46 minutes 40 seconds
Exactly. If his presidency leaves America in ashes, he’s got his $200 grand pension, and his net worth, and whatever else his backers have promised him.
He doesn’t even have an attachment to the country he leads to give him pause. It’s all an academic exercise to him. Great, if it works, but no counting the cost if it fails.
Boner blinked faster than a strobe light.
LOL - yes, $4 million.
Not only will Bonehead blink first, he will cry, as well.
Articles of Impeachment would certainly get the Big O's" attention. I know we can't get it through the Senate but the deliberation would calm down this headlong rush to tyranny that we are taking.If it takes a couple of years there is another election on the docket.
Boehner could use a little of this, Godfather!
If there had been a successful effort to make Allen West speaker of the house America would have a different future. Boehner will put the beltway ahead of the country - bank on it.
Even though I gritted my teeth and voted for Newt in the primary I think he would have been roadkill in the GE....but at least he would have put up a fight and that’s more than Willard the wimp did!
Not only does Boner have his knee pads, he’s holding a jar of vaseline and wearing a dog collar.
What a POS that guy is.
“If that means casting Boehner as the Neville Chamberlain of the GOP, so be it.”
Boehner beat them to it long ago.
Perhaps, but I think it is actually the reverse. Obama intends the country to fail. He wants to leave the country in ashes as payback for all the perceived ills of the world he believes the US caused. He is also advancing Islam at every turn and removal of the US would greatly ease the creation of the Greater Caliphate.
“A new Speaker of the House is called for. Someone who can give it back to the socialists in spades as they say. Just because the republicans did not win the election does NOT mean that they have to cave on every issue. Let the VOTING begin. That is why we have voting. See where the power lies.”
If not Newt then someone like him, but Boehner has to go.
It is really silly to be talking about these things as if there are two different ideologies on what is good for America.
They are one of one mind- and they messing with our heads, as if we are making choices. They all stick together and vote themselves hugely expensive perks and comfortable lives, at our expense- ALL while making us slaves to their lifestyles.