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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    As the old saying goes, "Boehner is as useful as tits on a boar hog." Now that I think about it. That can be said for 434 other people in Congress.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

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    And which tactics, specifically, are they?


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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Drake McHugh View Post
    I don't have a link. It's common sense. The very poorest people vote Democrat in very large numbers. That's indisputable. Their education levels are very low.
    Another term for that line of reasoning is "conventional wisdom."
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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by TheNextEra View Post
    While I agree bad decisions are being made, don't you Cons ever get tired of saying "ruin the United States" by now? I mean you use it for everything. First it was, "The United States is finished if we do Obamacare", then it was "The United States is finished if we re-elect Obama" and now this.

    It's like the Doomsdayers that keep predicting the End of the World and continuously get proven wrong.

    Look, I agree that there are many bad decisions, but when you guys keep going into "Doom and Gloom" mode it just gets old and sounds more like whining.
    C'mon, now. If you look at it objectively, you will see that both sides engage in hyperbole.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Another term for that line of reasoning is "conventional wisdom."
    No,it's pretty obvious. The Democrat base are a weird combo of highly educated and those of VERY low educational levels.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Quote Originally Posted by Drake McHugh View Post
    No,it's pretty obvious. The Democrat base are a weird combo of highly educated and those of VERY low educational levels.
    I'm not so sure that those very lows vote in any big numbers anyway.

    Just speculation, of course, based on what and who I see around here.
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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    They're shooting themselves in the foot.
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    Is there a reason you shouldnt be free to?
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    Obamacare wants to put a chip inside people. There is a video of it on youtube.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Wouldn't you love to see A. West run against M. Rubio in a senate primary? Since Repubs have the House until at least 2022, please continue to strangle the Country with your dysfunction.
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    I think if he tries to pass this immigration bill he will be ousted. Hardly any house Republicans want it.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    You missed the long lines in key states eh? Virginia, Florida, Ohio
    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    I'm not so sure that those very lows vote in any big numbers anyway.

    Just speculation, of course, based on what and who I see around here.

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    Re: Revolt Among Republicans: 70 Members Plan Showdown with Boehner

    Gerry-mandered states currently favor RepubLies 2-1. Yes this is the Dems' lost decade due to not voting in 2010 and the FOX invention of the TEApees in 2009 along with the coordinated disruptive townhalls.
    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    As the old saying goes, "Boehner is as useful as tits on a boar hog." Now that I think about it. That can be said for 434 other people in Congress.

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