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GOP REP: BOEHNER MAY 'TARGET' MORE CONSERVATIVES
Breitbart ^ | Wednesday December 5, 2012

Posted on 12/05/2012 2:22:54 PM PST by Bigtigermike

House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday warned his House Republican conference against dissent from GOP leadership – and threatened retaliation similar to that against the already-purged conservatives if anyone else breaks from his pack.

The Hill reports that, according to Kansas Republican Rep. Tim Huelskamp, Boehner used his weekly GOP conference meeting to “note that we [leadership] have punished four members, he claimed that it had nothing to do with their conservative ideology, but had to do with their voting patterns."

Huelskamp also said Boehner threatened “there may be more folks that will be targeted” and that Boehner told the caucus that “‘we're watching all your votes.’”

It’s unclear what criteria Boehner and GOP leadership plan to use in the weeks and months ahead. Boehner spokesman Michael Steel wouldn’t provide specifics on what criteria or votes on which the Speaker is “watching” conservative Republicans.

Instead, when asked, Steel provided Breitbart News with the exact quote another Boehner spokesman gave two nights ago for a response to a completely different question. “The Steering Committee makes decisions based on a range of factors,” Steel said.

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; conservatives; establishment; fiscalcliff; gopcivilwar; gope; nomorerinos; norinos; obama; rino; rinotraitor
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For those of you that love Paul Ryan....I mean 'Silent' Paul. What do you say now? Why is he sitting quiet about members being either threaten or thrown off his committee that he chairs, who just wanted conservatives to be principle fiscally?
1 posted on 12/05/2012 2:23:01 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

Is Boehner that stupid? Doesnt ones ideology determine their voting patterns?


2 posted on 12/05/2012 2:23:49 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike
LOL - You can BE a conservative, you just can't VOTE like a conservative.

he claimed that it had nothing to do with their conservative ideology, but had to do with their voting patterns."

3 posted on 12/05/2012 2:25:29 PM PST by DManA
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To: Bigtigermike

Boehner needs to switch parties. He’s working for the Dems, might as well make it official.


4 posted on 12/05/2012 2:25:29 PM PST by Disambiguator (America chose...poorly.)
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To: Bigtigermike

If I were a member, I would leave Boehner’s caucus and see how he wins without the dissidents. Who needs Boehner or his worthless committees, for he has already surrendered to Obama?


5 posted on 12/05/2012 2:25:49 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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To: Bigtigermike

More proof that the GOP is the Judenrat for the MarxoFascists.

If Conservatives want to survive - and I mean that literally - it’s time to divorce the Collaborators with the Enemy.

Conservatives are being purged politically now. History shows that shortly after such things occur - the targets of tyrants begin to be purged in other ways as well.

Prepare to Defend Yourselves.


7 posted on 12/05/2012 2:26:55 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Bigtigermike

Go to hell Boner!...You damn surrender monkey!


8 posted on 12/05/2012 2:27:37 PM PST by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Bigtigermike
Maybe its time the conservatives in the house target Boehner. His term as Speaker of the House only lasts through this session.
9 posted on 12/05/2012 2:27:51 PM PST by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: Bigtigermike

To the headline: we are surprised, why?


10 posted on 12/05/2012 2:28:11 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Threatening people with loss of power and privilege, marginalizing people’s voices, based on “failure to toe the Party Line”. Demanding lockstep voting.

The GOP has become the Democrats. Soon, like the dems, the pubbies will have a cadre of seatwarmers in the legislature whose job it is to vote the Party line.


11 posted on 12/05/2012 2:30:32 PM PST by DBrow
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To: Bigtigermike

I can’t wait to watch you lose your gavel, you crying coward.


12 posted on 12/05/2012 2:31:13 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Hey Butthead, you need to be watching OUR votes. RINOS ESAD!


13 posted on 12/05/2012 2:31:13 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: INVAR

and they will still demand that we vote for them

I see the GOP being wiped out in 2014

might as well


14 posted on 12/05/2012 2:31:35 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Bigtigermike

I couldn’t think of a more perfect name for this jack a$$.


15 posted on 12/05/2012 2:31:41 PM PST by DManA
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To: INVAR

GOP establishment = Vichy Republicans. Accord them all the respect they deserve.


16 posted on 12/05/2012 2:31:55 PM PST by Noumenon (As long as you have a rifle, you STILL have a vote.)
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To: Traveler59

The boy has offered him a position if that should happen.


17 posted on 12/05/2012 2:31:55 PM PST by easternsky
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To: Bigtigermike

18 posted on 12/05/2012 2:32:10 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Bigtigermike

19 posted on 12/05/2012 2:33:40 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: Bigtigermike

I don’t know why Breitbart.com put scare quotes around the word target. Target is EXACTLY what Boehner is doing.


20 posted on 12/05/2012 2:35:37 PM PST by DManA
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To: Bigtigermike

Target Boehner instead, call, fax, visit:

Washington, D.C. Office
1011 Longworth H.O.B.
Washington, DC 20515
(202) 225-6205
(202) 225-0704 fax


21 posted on 12/05/2012 2:36:53 PM PST by Truth29
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To: Bigtigermike

The only people that can do anything about is Boner’s constituency. They need to vote this guy out once and for all.


22 posted on 12/05/2012 2:37:03 PM PST by TheRhinelander
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To: jimbo123
Hey, Boehner…Obama and Biden aren't laughing with you, they're laughing at you!
23 posted on 12/05/2012 2:37:12 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Bigtigermike
I mean 'Silent' Paul. What do you say now?

I say why is everyone turning against Ryan when he succeeded in passing the most conservative budget in years?

That's not a small feat.

And why is every suddenly hero-worhipping 4 House reps who no one every heard of before this week?

24 posted on 12/05/2012 2:37:17 PM PST by what's up
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To: DManA
Target is EXACTLY what Boehner is doing.

If it were Michelle Bachmann I might take notice.

But who are these 4 and why does everyone automatically believe every word they say?

25 posted on 12/05/2012 2:39:02 PM PST by what's up
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To: Bigtigermike

It would appear to be way past time to get a new Speaker.


26 posted on 12/05/2012 2:40:12 PM PST by Behind the Blue Wall
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To: Bigtigermike

Boehner needs to be primaried starting NOW!


27 posted on 12/05/2012 2:40:12 PM PST by Fledermaus (The Republic is Dead: Collapse the system. Let the Dems destroy the economy!)
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To: GeronL
and they will still demand that we vote for them

I see the GOP being wiped out in 2014

We've seen our 'last' honest elections. It's all a rigged regime show now.

If history is repeating - it will not be just the GOP 'wiped out'.

Political purges are almost always followed by criminalization and REAL purges of people who do not bow to the State.

I contend history is repeating.

Prepare to defend yourselves.

28 posted on 12/05/2012 2:40:20 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: what's up

Because they won’t stand against the traitorous GOP.

Ryan’s budget is as meaningless as the GOP.


29 posted on 12/05/2012 2:40:20 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: what's up
I say why is everyone turning against Ryan when he succeeded in passing the most conservative budget in years? That's not a small feat.

If I recall correctly, even Ryan was surprised about that.

The only reason the "Ryan Plan" passed was that it was on the table at the time that Boehner needed a plan (any plan) to use as a bludgeon to hit Harry Reid with in the Senate. Boehner wanted the House to pass SOMETHING just to say that they passed a budget bill.

Ryan's plan was the low-hanging fruit at the time. Right place, right time. That's all.

-PJ

30 posted on 12/05/2012 2:40:59 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Bigtigermike

BUMP for further info.


31 posted on 12/05/2012 2:42:11 PM PST by kitkat
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To: DBrow
The GOP has become the Democrats.

I was thinking just the other day about the difference between the Nazis and the Communists. The Communists were global socialists, and the Nazis were national socialists (hence the name nazionale socialista or however it was said in German. It seems to me that the Democrats are now our Communist party. They hate America, want to weaken it and force us to submit to the UN and other global oversight.

Republicans, on the other hand, stand for maintaining American supremacy in the world, but do not differ much from the Democrats in terms of the march towards socialism. Slower perhaps, but not much lately. They need a new name to describe their brand of socialism. The American brand of national socialism could perhaps be called "nashism" to distinguish it from Nazism, what with all the bad press and all.

Now, with that said, we need an American constitution and freedom party. Those words have been taken by minor parties that have their own issues. Maybe we can just make up a word, the way that car companies do, and go with that. "Freeper Party" is as good as any, it stands for a Free Republic. And we already have a web site. I hope Jim had the foresight to trademark "freeper" at some point in the last 15 years.

32 posted on 12/05/2012 2:43:02 PM PST by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: TheRhinelander

The only people The Boner is tough on are those in his own caucus. It’s bad enough he doesn’t have the ability, the resources or the courage to behave and act like a leader.


33 posted on 12/05/2012 2:43:52 PM PST by glennaro
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To: Noumenon
GOP establishment = Vichy Republicans. Accord them all the respect they deserve.

I say the GOP is going to prove they are worse than Vichy. They are Obama's Judenrat. And they WILL assist in the MarxoFascist regime's pogrom to annihilate Conservatives.

Hell, they have already begun.

34 posted on 12/05/2012 2:44:21 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Truth29

You can e-mail as well.


35 posted on 12/05/2012 2:44:33 PM PST by mtnwmn (Liberalism leads to Socialism)
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To: Bigtigermike

Boehner is no better than Pelosi. It’s way beyond time to abandon the GOP-E and start a new national Conservative Party from scratch. Leave these hacks where they sit to rot...they’ll never win another election again with garbage like this going on.


36 posted on 12/05/2012 2:44:40 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: what's up

Republicans shouldn’t act like the democrats. Period! If they do then they are different than them


37 posted on 12/05/2012 2:45:09 PM PST by Bigtigermike
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To: Political Junkie Too
So people are turning against Ryan because his budget passed?

This makes no sense whatsoever.

And the fact that the House passed this bill was a good thing. Not a bad thing. Even if it were to be changed later in conference (as every bill is) the rudiments were there.

38 posted on 12/05/2012 2:45:42 PM PST by what's up
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To: Bigtigermike

I sent Speaker Boehner a letter saying that I would support his primary opponent and any democrat who runs against him.


39 posted on 12/05/2012 2:46:15 PM PST by Peter W. Kessler (Dirt is for racing... asphalt is for getting there.)
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To: Traveler59
His term as Speaker of the House only lasts through this session.

I think you will find that he was just re-elected for the next session. Cool how they don't let the incoming reps have a voice.

40 posted on 12/05/2012 2:47:27 PM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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To: Bigtigermike

FU Boehner. I cannot wait to toss you out on your drunk ass in 2014. Enjoy your last two years of this BS.


41 posted on 12/05/2012 2:47:39 PM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Bigtigermike

If Speaker Boehner was disciplining the nominally conservative Republicans to actually vote more conservative, then I’d applaud him. In other words, I don’t see anything wrong per se with enforcing party discipline. It’s how it’s used.

In fact, I admire Nancy Pelosi’s ability to keep her party in line on key (hard left) votes. She’s even managed to force some moderate Democrats to toe the line at the expense of their political careers. We should want Republicans to stick together in much the same way so long as their moving the political football to the right.

THAT’s the real problem! Mr. Boehner is NOT moving to the right. He’s capitulating for more big government.


42 posted on 12/05/2012 2:47:39 PM PST by CitizenUSA (Why celebrate evil? Evil is easy. Good is the goal worth striving for.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Republicans shouldn’t act like the democrats.

Voting for the Ryan budget was acting like the Democrats?

Really?

Odd then that no Democrat voted for it.

43 posted on 12/05/2012 2:49:05 PM PST by what's up
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To: what's up
I haven't been following the details of yesterday's and today's news of the Boehner purge of conservatives. That said, I don't understand the Ryan angle that you brought up. From what I can tell, Ryan wasn't purged. Are you saying that Ryan was, or is complicit in the purge?

What makes you say that people are turning on Ryan?

-PJ

44 posted on 12/05/2012 2:54:14 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: what's up

You can pimp for Boehner and the GOP-E all you want (like you’ve been doing on all the other related threads), but the fact of the matter is that Boehner, Cantor, McCarthy, Hensnarling, and even Ryan are right now threatening and punishing Conservative House members for maintaining TEA party principles and voting accordingly, and thus we are watching the final disintegration of the Republican Party.


45 posted on 12/05/2012 2:54:35 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Political Junkie Too
I've seen people here attacking Ryan because he's not "standing up" for these four.

However, they did not vote for his budget.

They are Ron Paul wannabees. No one ever heard of them before this week yet suddenly they are heroes? Very very odd.

46 posted on 12/05/2012 2:55:45 PM PST by what's up
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To: Traveler59
Maybe its time the conservatives in the house target Boehner.

Now is the time. Boehner must go

47 posted on 12/05/2012 2:56:18 PM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: Bigtigermike
House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday warned his House Republican conference against dissent from GOP leadership

Can someone please run against him??

48 posted on 12/05/2012 2:59:23 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: INVAR

I contacted my Representative and asked him about it. He came across as clueless - but then again, he was just appointed to the House Ways and Means committee... so I’m sure he doesn’t want to rock the boat after that juicy appointment...

What a shame, since he was elected as a TEA Party candidate...


49 posted on 12/05/2012 2:59:58 PM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Bigtigermike; All
Boehner spokesman Michael Steel
Boehner spokesman Michael Steel??

How very interesting.

Steel moved over to the other side and is now a lib commentator on MSNBC.

I had no idea he was still involved with the republicans, just thought he melted into the background after his affirmative action stint as head of the RNC.

The republicans put him in that position for the same reason they gave the election to Obama twice:

Catering to political correctness and "History"

So that's it. MSNBC has one of their guys speaking for Boehner. Figures.

50 posted on 12/05/2012 3:00:47 PM PST by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead-->MSM/Dems/GOP-e -- LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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