An Open Letter to John Boehner

This is a letter that has been sent to Speaker John Boehner’s office, concerning the extremely light schedule that he and the Republican leadership have arranged for the remainder of the year. Should anyone share my thoughts, I ask you to please contact the Speaker, as well as your personal representatives, by sending them this [...]

VIDEO: John Boehner’s message to furloughed federal workers: “………”

During a press conference on Tuesday morning, Speaker John Boehner was asked by a reporter asked if he had a message to the 800,000 federal workers who are now out of work as a result of the Republican shutdown of the federal government. In response to the question, Speaker Boehner said, “The House has voted [...]

When Will The Department of Justice Arrest John Boehner?

I won’t mind if my lawyer friends weigh in on this…but it seems to me that if I aid and abet someone in the commission of a crime…that I am asking for some legal trouble of my own. But does the same apply if I simply ‘encourage’ someone to break the law? Well here’s why [...]

Rep. Mark Takano corrects anti-immigration reform circulated by fellow Congressman

This is absolutely hilarious…

When Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) started circulating a letter that complained about the Senate’s immigration reform bill, he may have expected some grumbling from Democrats, but he probably did not expect to get a failing grade.

However, when Rep. Mark Takano (D-Calif.) received the letter and found the content to be [...]

House Speaker Has No Spine: No Vote On Immigration Bill

House Speaker John Boehner said he would not bring the current Immigration Bill to the house floor unless a majority of the Republican majority was ready to support the bill. Hiding behind a plaint that the bill was too important to bring to a vote unless a majority of both parties were in support, Speaker [...]

House Speaker John Boehner Throws Representative Paul Ryan Under the Bus or Not?

Speaker of the House, John Boehner continues to hold the line on the policies and positions that helped the GOP lose the election in 2012…saying it wasn’t the policies that the party espouses that are the problem…but the candidates and personalities that the party chose for their ticket! Huh? Isn’t the golden boy of austerity [...]

2016 GOP Election Strategy: Why Appeal When We Can Steal?

In the wake of our President’s re-election, one would think the GOP would engage in deep reflection as to the reason (s) they lost this previous campaign, making every attempt to implement policy changes reflective of the current electoral map. But, oh no! Far from it! Lest you have forgotten: The first thing the GOP [...]

The Republican tradition of ousting the Speaker

This is worth a read… After a painful rejection by his own party in his attempt to pass a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) is at the center of ouster talks. While Boehner is undoubtedly still in a strong position, past history might give him some reasons to worry. House [...]

Medicare and the Fiscal Cliff

Representative John Boehner is trying to include cuts and adjustments to Medicare as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. I won’t deny Medicare needs some serious attention to insure is liquidity for the future. But it is far too important and far too complex to be addressed with sound byte ‘fixes’ during this debate. Medicare [...]

After Hanging Tough Is the President About to Sell You Out?

After hanging tough on his budget proposals for avoiding the supposed ‘fiscal cliff’, it looks like the President is willing to reduce Social Security benefits. Wait, what?

Social Security isn’t even part of the deficit problem. It is self funded and self sustaining and is liquid for quite a few more years without any tweaking [...]

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