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Tea Party Holds ‘Retirement Party’ For John Boehner

Tea Party Holds ‘Retirement Party’ For John Boehner

The Tea Party really wants to bid adieu to House Speaker John Boehner. Tea party activists are sending out invitations for a “surprise retirement party” for House Speaker John Boehner, targeting inside-the-beltway Boehner backers and reporters. The email invites are paid for by the Tea Party Leadership Fund Political Action Committee, a conservative organization that […]

April 19, 2014 / More... ( comments)

J.D. Winteregg is trying to unseat John Boehner by running against him in a Republican primary. His ad accuses Boehner of being limp because of “electile dysfunction.” And it tells you what to do if you have a “Boehner lasting longer than 23 years.” “If you have a Boehner lasting more than 23 years, seek […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republicans Unwittingly Vote For Obamacare Improvement; Boehner Fecklessly Skulks And Spins In The Shadows

As long as the radical, far-right tea party wing of the GOP continues to exist, the party’s establishment will have no choice but to skulk around in the shadows — the only place where they can act like adults and where they don’t have to be feckless posers, pandering to extremists who have no grasp […]

April 8, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Republicans Agree To Tiny Obamacare Fix; Heads Explode

You see, the only fix to Obamcare that is acceptable to a majority of Republicans is a repeal. It’s all or nothing. But what happened here is they did away with a cap on deductibles for small businesses. It makes it easier for these companies. But House Speaker John Boehner, to calm his teeming masses, […]

April 7, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Boehner: ‘Republicans Will Continue To Work To Repeal This Law’

Of course, by “this law,” House Speaker John Boehner means Obamacare. Never mind that projected signup numbers are being surpassed. Never mind that more and more Americans are supporting the law. All Republicans know is that It Must Be Stopped! “House Republicans will continue to work to repeal this law and protect families and small […]

April 1, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Boehner Vs. Tea Party . . . Again

John Boehner used procedural maneuverings to pass an increase in payments to doctors receiving Medicare money, to bypass the more conservative members of his caucus.  These Tea Party acolytes were not happy: Many Republican House members wre not even on the floor. Here, Rep. Louis Gohmert (R-TX) complains about what transpired, comparing it to what […]

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

That was the Speaker’s reaction to the White House announcement that there would be some extensions for registering for the Affordable Care Act. The Speaker called the move “another deadline made meaningless,” adding it to a litany of unilateral changes that the administration has made to the law. “This is part of a long-term pattern […]

March 26, 2014 / More... ( comments)

The Speaker referred to himself as “Boner” by mistake. His verbal flub happened after a reporter mistakenly called Boehner “Mr. Camp,” a reference to Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.). “Mr. Camp, I mean, sorry, Mr. Speaker,” the reporter said, as he prepared to ask Boehner about tax reform. “….Boner, boner,” said Boehner, who tried to correct […]

February 27, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Obama, Boehner To Have Oval Office Meeting

A win-win for the President: either legislation advances, or he can hang the “do-nothing Congress” albatross around the GOP neck in time for 2014 midterm campaigns. Grab the popcorn: After an acrimonious year where they failed to agree on almost anything, President Barack Obama will host Republican Speaker John Boehner for a rare one-on-one meeting […]

February 25, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Peter King (R-NY) defended Speaker Boehner’s decision to pass a clean debt ceiling bill. King branded as “morons” many conservatives in the GOP caucus who consistently oppose any effort to pass the debt limit, asserting they are the same faction that led to the government shutdown last year. “This is the same group that back […]

February 13, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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