Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: Hah! "Caucus".
Therion: "And there's always friction within a party, between your conservatives, your moderates, even your liberals."Won't someone think of the Republican liberals?
incendi: If you don't have a side of the bargain that you can actually deliver, then you shouldn't be the one bargaining.
Karac: You can call Nancy Pelosi an evil socialist battleaxe all you want, but you have to acknowledge that at least she was damn good at her job.
Sock Ruh Tease: Boehner's medicine will make all his problems go away.[www.thebettermousetrap.me image 305x200]
Dimensio: How is this preventing negotiation?
Crabs_Can_Polevault: Karac: You can call Nancy Pelosi an evil socialist battleaxe all you want, but you have to acknowledge that at least she was damn good at her job.Oh, goody. I thought this one had outlived its usefulness.[imageshack.us image 400x277]Bonus: You know where I sampled the orange for that text from, right?
Muta: It his "majority of the majority" policy that is kicking his ass. He won't let anything go to the floor for a vote unless the majority of the Republicans support it. If he works with all the Representatives who represent all of America then Boner would have an easier time finding a consensus.
sprawl15: That's his second biggest problem. His biggest problem is that he's Boehner who couldn't negotiate his way into free waffles on free waffle day.
incendi: Muta: It his "majority of the majority" policy that is kicking his ass. He won't let anything go to the floor for a vote unless the majority of the Republicans support it. If he works with all the Representatives who represent all of America then Boner would have an easier time finding a consensus.The funny thing is, we've all been begging for a third party to arise, and it sort of did, and now we hate it because we're incapable of effectively running a coalition government under the current rules.
incendi: Sometimes I think it'd be nice if we could have a "vote of no confidence" that would result in the dissolution of the house of representatives and new elections.
StopLurkListen: We do. Every two years.And incumbents have a 98% re-election rate.
MindStalker: No, its more of an internal coup. Imagine if your living in a Dictatorship and wishing a second party arises so you could have a Democracy. Then a second party appears, it kills the Dictator and sets itself up as the new Dictator. That's called a coup, not Democracy, and not really a second party, just a replacement.
Dimensio: [1.bp.blogspot.com image 392x389]How is this preventing negotiation?
lilbjorn: My Congressman once explained the difference between a cactus and a caucus:"With a cactus, all the pricks are on the outside."
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