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(Politico)   Boehner's biggest problem in negotiating with Obama? His own caucus   (politico.com) divider line 12
    More: Ironic, Boehner, David Schweikert, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Financial Services Committee, House Financial Services Committee, GOP leadership  
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2012-12-12 09:24:06 AM  
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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.

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Bonus: You know where I sampled the orange for that text from, right?
2012-12-12 08:09:31 AM  
2 votes:
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2012-12-12 11:01:23 AM  
1 votes:
My Congressman once explained the difference between a cactus and a caucus:
"With a cactus, all the pricks are on the outside."
2012-12-12 10:22:07 AM  
1 votes:

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.
2012-12-12 09:51:49 AM  
1 votes:
Ya know, you stick your Boenher in crazy, and sometimes crazy won't let you pull out......
2012-12-12 09:42:41 AM  
1 votes:
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.
2012-12-12 09:31:56 AM  
1 votes:

Dimensio: How is this preventing negotiation?


Well, I'd explain, but the details are a bit prickly.
2012-12-12 09:29:10 AM  
1 votes:
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How is this preventing negotiation?
2012-12-12 09:12:04 AM  
1 votes:

incendi: If you don't have a side of the bargain that you can actually deliver, then you shouldn't be the one bargaining.


It is like sending your 8 year old kid in to negotiate a price with a car salesman when not even the parents can agree that they want a car.
2012-12-12 09:07:58 AM  
1 votes:
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.
2012-12-12 08:47:56 AM  
1 votes:
"And there's always friction within a party, between your conservatives, your moderates, even your liberals."

Won't someone think of the Republican liberals?
2012-12-12 08:28:08 AM  
1 votes:
Hah! "Caucus".
 
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