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Only 16 Members Can Unseat Boehner, Group Says
Breitbart.com/Big-Government ^ | 12/05/12 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 12/05/2012 4:06:39 PM PST by Fred

The president and CEO of conservative group American Majority Action (AMA) is demanding Republicans band together to fire House Speaker John Boehner.

“Speaker Boehner has been an abysmal failure as speaker, and his latest purge is the nail in the coffin for conservatives,” AMA’s Ned Ryun said in a statement. “Boehner has never won a negation battle with the White House or Senate—and he’s been nothing short of an embarrassing spokesman for the Conservative Movement. It’s time for him to go.”

Ryun pointed out, too, that if conservatives want to unseat Boehner, they’d only need 16 members to abstain from supporting him in January.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: blackmailed; boehner; compromised; fireboehner; fired; greed; lobbywhore; oldfool; resign; sellout; senile; speaker; teaparty; wallof16; wetbrain
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fellow freepers we can do this...
1 posted on 12/05/2012 4:06:51 PM PST by Fred
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To: Fred

This would be awesome.

Somebody ping somebody and let’s get this thing done.


2 posted on 12/05/2012 4:10:31 PM PST by NYCslicker
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To: Fred

THIS is change you can believe in.


3 posted on 12/05/2012 4:11:15 PM PST by NYCslicker
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To: Fred

...and do what? Have Nazi Pelozi as Speaker? Are you series?


4 posted on 12/05/2012 4:12:22 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Fred

Allen West for Speaker of the House.

Change you can believe in.

Walker/West 2016


5 posted on 12/05/2012 4:14:10 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Fred

Yes we can. This is doable.

If Only 16 members vote present, and Bonehead does not elected outright,
It could open the door and buy time to replace him.

At the very least, it would send a message back to Bonehead.
At best, it could provide a real chance to remove him.


6 posted on 12/05/2012 4:14:23 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Fred

FU Boner.

You are demonstrably and painfully the worst speaker ever.

I wonder why you are even called speaker. You mumble so much about nothing, contest vociferously nothing and at the end of it all you are nothing.

Bring back Tip O’neil. Hell his dead corpse could outperform you and I’d at least get a laugh out of sharp humor.

The only reason people laugh around you is because .....well they are around you.

Embarrassing and mill stone on the necks of all good Americans.

Guess we’ll have to keep doing our version of Sysyphus while you ham it up with that ridiculous spray tan.

Friggin idiot. You have the intellectual grasp of a newborn.


7 posted on 12/05/2012 4:15:54 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Fred

I’m not as upset with him as many here. However, I believe it would be in the best interests of the GOP and country to remove him from being Speaker.

I think Paul Ryan would be a serious slap in Obama’s face and send a serious message to Obama....to “knock off the arrogance and deal...you didn’t win a mandate.”


8 posted on 12/05/2012 4:15:59 PM PST by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: SoFloFreeper
The Republicrats control the House. They will elect the Speaker.

Nancy is a Demican. Can't happen.

9 posted on 12/05/2012 4:16:07 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: SoFloFreeper

There ain’t but a tick’s nose hair of a difference between the two.


10 posted on 12/05/2012 4:16:12 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

SOFLO,

The majority party in the House holds the speakership. Sweet Nancy can only be the minority leader. Boehner needs 218 votes. We need 16 Pubbies to say no or abstain from voting for him.


11 posted on 12/05/2012 4:16:22 PM PST by Faith
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To: SoFloFreeper

a little remedial education - the SPEAKER COMES FROM THE MAJORITY!!! example Ryan, West Bachmann etc etc etc


12 posted on 12/05/2012 4:16:32 PM PST by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: Fred

How many FReepers are Members of the House?


13 posted on 12/05/2012 4:16:32 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: SoFloFreeper

I think the idea is that if Bonehead is not elected outright, it would send a
message and possibly start the ball rolling to replace him.


14 posted on 12/05/2012 4:16:57 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: SoFloFreeper

lol, Pelozi wouldn’t get it.

If she did get it, she would be powerless.


15 posted on 12/05/2012 4:17:14 PM PST by NYCslicker
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To: NFHale

Agreed!!!!

Allen West for speaker.

Hmmm...maybe West “lost” his election for a good REASON.


16 posted on 12/05/2012 4:17:29 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Fred

If 16 Republicans refuse to support Boehner, Nancy will find a few votes for him in exchange for tactical favors like bringing to the floor legislation that can be passed with a minority of the GOP caucus plus Democrat votes.


17 posted on 12/05/2012 4:17:29 PM PST by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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To: Fred

“fellow freepers we can do this...”

So, are there any Freepers that live in Boner’s district? If there are, you need to tell us why he’s been continually re-elected, and if there are any weaknesses in his appeal to his constituents. I would propose that the dissatisfied voters in his district start making noises about primarying him. This would be, of course, on top of efforts to topple him as speaker. He is the biggest pantload in the Congress today.


18 posted on 12/05/2012 4:17:54 PM PST by vette6387
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To: Sola Veritas
I think Paul Ryan would be a serious slap in Obama’s face and send a serious message to Obama

Agree. Ryan would be great and would stick it to O on the budget/debt.

19 posted on 12/05/2012 4:19:11 PM PST by Faith
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To: Mortrey

God works in weird ways, brother...

Keep saying it.

Allen West for Speaker of the House.

Change you can believe in.

Walker/West 2016


20 posted on 12/05/2012 4:19:11 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Fred

Calling Paul Ryan ... or somebody ... we HAVE to get Boehner out of that job.

For those that do Twitter. #FireBoehner

http://twitchy.com/2012/12/05/frustrated-at-house-conservative-purge-some-activists-hope-to-fireboehner/


21 posted on 12/05/2012 4:19:38 PM PST by plain talk
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To: SoFloFreeper

Why would you say that?


22 posted on 12/05/2012 4:19:47 PM PST by Former Proud Canadian (Obamanomics-We don't need your stinking tar sands oil, we'll just grow algae.)
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To: Fred

The problem isn’t Boehner. The problem is Obama.


23 posted on 12/05/2012 4:20:43 PM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Fred

“a little remedial education - the SPEAKER COMES FROM THE MAJORITY!!”

NO, that is not true! The speaker is whomever the majority of all the House members vote for! He doesn’t even have to be a member of the House! If some of the RINOs were pissed off enough, they could vote for Pelousey if they chose.


24 posted on 12/05/2012 4:21:19 PM PST by vette6387
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To: NYCslicker

Maybe Bonehead will remove 12 more conservatives from committees.

Those 12 and the 4 would be the 16 who could vote present.
I urge Nazi Bonehead to go ahead and purge 12 more conservative
members. Go ahead Bonehead, continue on with the purge.


25 posted on 12/05/2012 4:21:41 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Sola Veritas

Once Boehner has used up his usefulness to the DEMS, they will thank him by releasing the GOODS they have on him and then he will be forced to resign as Speaker. Been here before with Newt...

http://dailycaller.com/2012/12/05/conservative-group-launches-campaign-to-depose-boehner-from-speakership


26 posted on 12/05/2012 4:21:41 PM PST by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: Fred

No way the democrats will let Boehner lose. He may get every democrat vote lol.


27 posted on 12/05/2012 4:21:52 PM PST by lwoodham (I am Andrew Breitbart. Don't doubt me on this.)
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To: Fred

In early January, all of the members of the House for for speaker and who has the most votes wins. If a number of republicans abstain, Nancy Pelosi could be elected as speaker.

Nobody chose to challenge Boehner or the other leadership members within the republican caucus. Otherwise there would have been a vote for who would be the republican candidate for speaker.


28 posted on 12/05/2012 4:21:52 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: Fred

YES! That would wake them up.


29 posted on 12/05/2012 4:22:12 PM PST by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Sacajaweau

What’s the difference?


30 posted on 12/05/2012 4:22:49 PM PST by Sporke (USS Iowa BB-61)
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To: Sacajaweau

“The problem isn’t Boehner. The problem is Obama.”

NO, the problem is both of them! Boner isn’t the leader of the opposition, he’s a lap dog who rolls over and shows Obama his belly every time they meet.


31 posted on 12/05/2012 4:23:52 PM PST by vette6387
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To: Fred

Agree. A scandal is the only option left to remove him.
Why let the democrats get all the fun from releasing Bones in Boneheads
closet? I would take so much pleasure in see him follow Jim Wright in disgrace.


32 posted on 12/05/2012 4:24:34 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: Fred
Boehner is such a fool.

He is the easiest of easy marks (and the Marxists know what a patsy he is.)

Put Boehner out to pasture, let's have someone young, dynamic, and willing to stand up for American (meaning conservative) principles, and willing to do a little homework. (Cantor comes to mind, so do some others.)

Let us not forget that it was none other than Boehner who traded away 500 Billion dollars in defense money for literally nothing (not even a handful of "magic beans").

I won't say that Boehner is a bad person. Oh, he may appear as if he is perennially battling a hangover, but I don't know that for sure. He is, however, an incompetent fool, he is parsecs out of his league, and he has no (zero) business negotiating with the dark side on America's behalf.

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33 posted on 12/05/2012 4:24:50 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Fred
Seeing as there are 233 House Republicans next Congress, and assuming no Democrats would vote for Boehner as Speaker, if 16 conservative Republicans abstain from voting, Boehner wouldn’t regain the Speakership.

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Sounds like the democrats may have a say as to whom the next Speaker may be. If Boehner is their choice over knowing no democrat will be elected then they can put Boehner back in the Speaker position should they desire.

34 posted on 12/05/2012 4:24:50 PM PST by deport
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To: Fred

I actually wouldn’t have a problem with this if it becomes necessary. We just don’t know yet and besides, who would replace him?


35 posted on 12/05/2012 4:26:21 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: Sacajaweau

Disagree

Bonehead is the lobbyists
Front man and nothing more .
He is working hard for all his ex aides that run all these huge KStreet lobbyist groups .
Keeping the cash flowing to them
Is his source of power and control !
It’s an old known fact in DC.
He is the last person to clean our spending mess .


36 posted on 12/05/2012 4:27:16 PM PST by ncalburt (Axelrod Psych OPS has gone to 24/7 non stop - "The election is over " status until Nov)
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To: Faith

IIRC, the Speaker of the House is the person who gets the majority of votes.

So why couldn’t Nazi get the votes? I s’pose it could end in a deadlock...but how tight do we want to make that?

And who would we put in his place? I think Paul Ryan is a decent guy.

Look at the effing ADVANTAGE that would give to Obamugabe...all he has to do to assume even more dictatorial powers is to say to the media and the public, “Look, the opposition cannot even decide who their leadership is going to be...this is a crisis, and I must take over all decision making.”

And the media would applaud him like the Senate applauded Palpatin in “Star Wars”.

I agree Boehner might have some problems...I’m not certain this is the best solution.

The best thing for Obamugabe right now is division of his opposition. And he is definitely getting that...which delights him to no end.

Again, it takes two sides to fight, and while Boehner is being a bit of a capitulator, I can’t believe he alone is to blame...

Regardless, I know the happiest people on earth—happy because of this division in the opposition to Obamugabe— right now are, in no certain order:

our enemies overseas
the Democrat leadership—our enemies here in America.


37 posted on 12/05/2012 4:28:46 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Fred

We just need 16 members of congress - Write a letter to Boehner informing him that their vote for speaker will be West.

He should get on board and rally the party, as his last act as speaker. If not his last act as speaker will be to reveal to the world that he would rather have Pelosi as speaker than West.

His choice.

Hardball, come on conservatives, rise to the occasion. If you don’t, the republican party will forever be know as Democrats light.


38 posted on 12/05/2012 4:29:00 PM PST by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: vette6387

This is why we lose over and over and over... good grief


39 posted on 12/05/2012 4:29:38 PM PST by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: Sacajaweau

When Boehner lovingly pats The Problem’s arm...he becomes one with, and part of, The Problem.


40 posted on 12/05/2012 4:30:05 PM PST by GilesB
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel

As I recall it Nancy Pelosi is a lot different than Boehner. For one thing she’s had so many face lifts she has hair on her chest.


41 posted on 12/05/2012 4:30:29 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Fred
That's only because the members stick together to vote for one of their own. I don't know if it has ever happened in the US House, but occasionally state houses get minority party speakers when some members flip. Would Boehner need a majority of the House, a majority of the voting members or would a plurality do it? If enough Republicans abstain, could Pelosi get that plurality? Or would some RINOs even vote for Pelosi just to smack down the conservative representatives?
42 posted on 12/05/2012 4:31:07 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Big Bird is a brood parasite: laid in our nest 43 years ago and we are still feeding him.)
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To: muawiyah

One more and she’ll have to shave that goatee!


43 posted on 12/05/2012 4:32:14 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: vette6387

But they would be shot on sight


44 posted on 12/05/2012 4:32:35 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: ncalburt

Precisely, you all listen and make this happen. Demand a no vote on Boehner.


45 posted on 12/05/2012 4:32:38 PM PST by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: Sola Veritas

Sola Veritas~:” I think Paul Ryan would be a serious slap in Obama’s face and send a serious message to Obama....to “knock off the arrogance and deal...you didn’t win a mandate.”

I agree !
Also , 49% vs. 51 % IS NOT a mandate !
OBummer has gotten confused : a mandate is what happens in the bathouse !


46 posted on 12/05/2012 4:32:43 PM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt
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To: Fred
Considering the way Boner's been stabbing patriots in the back for quite a while now, it would be best to destroy him now, and deliver an object lesson to GOP-E scum that they can lose everything, too.

Loyalty goes both ways.

47 posted on 12/05/2012 4:33:02 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

You bring up some good points. Unfortunately, Boehner only seems to get tough with his fellow Repubs, and NOT with the Dems. Republicans always seem to be their own worst enemies. Here’s more about Boehner’s tactics:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2966005/posts


48 posted on 12/05/2012 4:33:16 PM PST by Faith
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To: Fred
Okay if you get your sixteen votes, Boehner gets 217, and Pelosi gets 202.

Now what?

49 posted on 12/05/2012 4:34:02 PM PST by oldbrowser (Put Obama in check, now.)
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To: Sacajaweau

When Boehner lovingly pats The Problem’s arm...he becomes one with, and part of, The Problem.


50 posted on 12/05/2012 4:34:06 PM PST by GilesB
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