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MCCARTHYISM? GOP SOURCE SAYS MAJORITY WHIP DRAFTED BOEHNER PURGE LIST
Breitbart ^ | 121212 | Matthew Boyle

Posted on 12/11/2012 10:53:59 PM PST by Fred

A House GOP source has confirmed to Breitbart News that House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy was the one who drafted the secret criteria list House Speaker John Boehner used in his purge of conservatives from House committees. The source, someone with inside knowledge of how Boehner conducted the purge, told Breitbart News that McCarthy crafted the list, which included a scorecard of where several conservative members stood on certain votes. According to the source, it’s unclear at this time whether McCarthy made the list of his own accord or if he did so at the request of somebody else in GOP leadership – like Boehner or House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; cantor; kevinmccarthy; losers; rino
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To: Vaquero
Tail-gunner Joe McCarthy was a PATRIOT!

That's a fact!

21 posted on 12/12/2012 5:33:31 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Vaquero

I was in elementary school in the 60’s and was indoctrinated about how evil McCarthy was.


22 posted on 12/12/2012 6:21:02 AM PST by huldah1776
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To: Fred

I fail to see the controversy here.


23 posted on 12/12/2012 6:26:56 AM PST by DBrow
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To: redgolum
That is what I want to know. Why now? What is Boehner getting ready to do?

My guess would be, he's going to come out of the closet wearing an evening dress singing "it's raining men".....

Roberts sides with Obama on Obamacare and now Boehner is getting rid of conservatives.... Makes you think....

24 posted on 12/12/2012 6:47:57 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Vaquero; All

Who benefits from outing Mc Carthy? It seems to be Cantor, who can now work both sides.


25 posted on 12/12/2012 6:47:57 AM PST by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: Fred

Boner is a piece of work. GOP popularity is in the toliet even worse. Rinos like being the minority liberal party.


26 posted on 12/12/2012 6:58:54 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: dragonblustar

“Roberts sides with Obama on Obamacare”

And he set up the “private inauguration with no photos or recordings” back when 0bama took the oath of office.


27 posted on 12/12/2012 7:12:31 AM PST by DBrow
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To: Fred
The powerful only care about one thing - keeping their power.
Absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Many people around the world are starting to figure this out. Some are still lagging behind.

28 posted on 12/12/2012 7:37:14 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Flintlock

BINGO!


29 posted on 12/12/2012 7:47:18 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: DBrow

Not controversy, RINO idiocy. The only reason the GOP has a majority in the House, and therefore Boehner is Speaker and not Minority Leader, is that the Tea Party drove re-taking the House in 2010. Boehner and RINOs are attacking the very people who put them back in power in the first place.


30 posted on 12/12/2012 7:50:35 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dirtboy

Why is it a big deal that McCarthy prepared the list? Was it expected that Boehner wrote it himself?


31 posted on 12/12/2012 8:08:22 AM PST by DBrow
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To: DBrow

I think it shows this is a pathology of larger GOP House leadership.


32 posted on 12/12/2012 8:20:47 AM PST by dirtboy
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To: dragonblustar
Roberts sides with Obama on Obamacare and now Boehner is getting rid of conservatives.... Makes you think....

It makes perfect sense. These guys are addicted to power. They don't want to lose it. The other side has pictures.

33 posted on 12/12/2012 8:26:36 AM PST by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: jobim; hosepipe

You old-timers think that just because you’ve been here for a while, you get special privileges! What about us noobies?


34 posted on 12/12/2012 8:29:37 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: Fred

DBrow ~:” I think it shows this is a pathology of larger GOP House leadership.”

EXACTLY !!
There is collusion in the halls of Congress and the ‘leader’ who proports to represent us is in truth a ‘follower’ .
It is time for removal.

“Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.” George Washington


35 posted on 12/12/2012 8:32:12 AM PST by Tilted Irish Kilt ("A Nation of Sheep will beget a Government of Wolves." --- Edward R. Murrow)
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To: Fred

If 16 repubublicans voted against Boner, there would be 16 democrats who would vote for him. They’re all in this together.

As for the whip, “Kramer” said the whip is the guy who actually whips the other congressmen if they don’t vote the way they’re told”. He must have been right.


36 posted on 12/12/2012 8:35:51 AM PST by Terry Mross (I don't watch the "news". Someone ping me if something big happens.)
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To: dragonblustar

Convinces me just how much of a deceiver the guy was who appointed Roberts.


37 posted on 12/12/2012 8:46:35 AM PST by Terry Mross (I don't watch the "news". Someone ping me if something big happens.)
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To: jobim; Lazamataz; Whosoever

Isn’t that cute... noobys can be so cute...


38 posted on 12/12/2012 9:02:05 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: presently no screen name

Hi P


39 posted on 12/12/2012 9:03:58 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Fred
There are more RINOs than conservatives or TEA Party representatives. Always, always remember and never forget, contrary to the lies they tell in public and the lip service they pay to conservatives, the elite establishment Republican wing of the ruling political class hates, detests, loathes and despises conservatives and it began with Ronald Reagan, who they saw as an embarrassment to the GOP. Their candidates, Dole, Bush (father and son), McCain and Romney are demonstrably Progressives. If they ran on their beliefs, they would have just as much trouble being elected as a Liberal DemocRat does when they tell the truth about what they stand for (Humphrey and Mondale come to mind).
40 posted on 12/12/2012 9:10:24 AM PST by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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