Skip to comments.Bachmann, Garrett, and Blackburn votes re-elect Boehner
Posted on 01/03/2013 10:31:45 AM PST by Perdogg
What drama: Bachmann, Garrett, Blackburn wait till LAST MIN to cast vote for Boehner, bring the vote from 17 defections down at final second— Robert Costa (@robertcostaNRO) January 3, 2013
The smartest thing we can do is work hard at growing Tea Party influence.
Every day another part of me just doesn’t care. It’s a heavy realization that Reagan and now his ideals are openly mocked by the wing of the party he created.
Nothing but excuses for failure and ‘pragmatism over principle.
Exit, at this rate I’m going to end up either politically agnostic oe an anarchist. I try to maintain that there are good people left in the conservative movement. I KNOW there are. But we are outnumbered 50-1 even on conservative sites by the go along get along GOP fanboys.
I want to fight. Need to actually. But it’s getting closer by the day to saying to hell with it, and just living the rest of my life and watching it all burn.
I wouldn’t call her a RINO.
However, I don’t feel that she is who people thinks she is. She’s our very own Nancy Pelosi. She says what gets her the money and the election. She doesn’t really do much else.
She’ll make noise, but what does she accomplish? Nothing really.
She’s like John Edwards.
I may have been wrong about Newt this past election, but I was RIGHT about that harpy Bachmann.
What little trust I have left for “conservative” politicians is rapidly eroding.
Bonehead has done their dirty work for them.
For the Rats, it’s like having two Pelosi’s.
Especially if you try and write to her about something. Reply? Yeah... not even a form letter.
The only things that stands between freedom and a new gun ban - IS US!!!
I concur. Much over due.
Anyone who thought bockman was in it for anyone other than herself was misled.
bockman votes for bockman period.
The issue, Norm, is that people need to put their money where their mouths are. You know this.
Even on this site, we have people telling us we *have* to support the status quo even though it’s a known loser, or else we’ll ... wait for it ... lose.
When enough people finally get tired of watching John Boehner and Mitch McConnell playing ‘spin the bottle’ with Baraq, we’ll see the kind of grass-roots energy that will solve the problem one way or the other.
But you’re quite right. The fanboys are running the show now. Today, they seem to have gotten more than a little help from people we thought we could trust.
For honest conservatives, the last trust in the Republican Party is gone. It’s every man for himself now.
Yes, the third party thing didn't work in the last election. And the Tea Party cannot even come up with a name they like for Speaker...only "no Boehner". The fact that AZ increase their Dem delegation is HORRIBLE.
The division is NOT working.
Trey Gowdy, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul(if he can shake his father’s influence), Mike Lee. “Tea Party, Conservatives are the lifeblood of the Republic”.
Yes it is.
I guess this is what it will take. Mass defection by actual conservatives, followed by collapse and the chance the idiots destroy each other in the aftermath so we can rebuild.
History has shown us all this before. And all the fanboys and their excuses will not stop it from happening again.
Stupidity can only get people so far. Then natural law takes over. And it’s pretty intolerant of stupidity and those who worship it as a God.
There is no Tea Party caucus in Congress.They just voted to reelect this pathetic doormat John Francois Boehner.
“The only things that stands between freedom and a new gun ban are the House Republicans; heaven help us.”
NO. Let me fix that for you...
The only things that stands between freedom and a new gun ban are the gun owners with enough balls to hang on to their guns and use them if necessary; heaven help us.
I’ve been telling the Freepers for years now that the Repukelicans are NOT our friends and I have been called all sorts of nasty things for it. Perhaps now some more Freepers will see the truth.
I agree with you Norm.
Never liked Bachmann or trusted her. I observed her behavior up close and personal before she announced her run for POTUS.
She was operating from a place of extreme caution to ensure her candidacy would be successful....at the expense of no longer embracing Constitutional values toward the end of her campaign.
Also, that papilloma thing about the teenage girls was this side of ridiculous~
Ignore him. He’s a GOP fanboy that will excuse any horror they manage. His post history is filled with examples.
I'd like a list of all the great things our House of Reps have accomplished since the Tea Party Supported legislators were elected to office. Best I can tell, they have been swept out of the way by the "establishment RINOS." This seemed like a pretty big opportunity for some of those Tea Party supported House Members to really shift The House to a battle ready Right.
If they are "choosing their battles" I can't think of a better one to fight than to get the house going more conservative with the fresh blood we just put in there in 2010.
“It is truly time to think about forming a new party and dismantling the corrupt Grand Old Party.”
I already changed my voter registration today after I read this. We need to rally around the Tea Party as an alternative.
Bachmann doesn’t surprise me as she is just an actress. Blackburn is an establishment chick, so not surprise there either. What really shocks me is Scott Garrett, who famously told uberdouche Tom DeLay to go f**k himself on the House floor after DeLay left the Medicare Part D vote open for 2 extra hours to bribe and threaten every resisting member on the floor. Why battle the establishment pigs like that only to bend over for a Boner? I don’t get it.
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