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Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:37 am
by Magritte
Looks like Boehner's out as speaker. I'm sure the new guy will be a paragon of reason, sanity and moderation.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:06 am
by mdsimpson92
Magritte wrote:Looks like Boehner's out as speaker. I'm sure the new guy will be a paragon of reason, sanity and moderation.
I see what you did there. ;)

The winner of this affair seems to be Obama. He has pretty much broken the Republican party in the short run.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:10 am
by mdsimpson92
http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/02/opinion/a ... ?hpt=hp_c2

Also there's this bit of rage against the House Majority from Governor Christie.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:18 am
by Magritte
mdsimpson92 wrote:http://www.cnn.com/2013/01/02/opinion/a ... ?hpt=hp_c2

Also there's this bit of rage against the House Majority from Governor Christie.
Traitor!

Thank God there are still voices of reason in America:

http://youtu.be/qY1i4CXKukk

edit: huh, that's weird. The board won't linkify URLs and on the right it says "[url] is OFF"

edit2: ohhh, I bet it's because my post count isn't high enough yet... probably to discourage spammers from joining and linking to crap with their new accounts.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:22 am
by mdsimpson92
I got the message (clears throat): WHAT THE FREAKING HELL!!!! :evil:

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:24 am
by mdsimpson92
Actually, you know what, I know we all generally agree on this, but how about I put up an educational video by Michael Sandel dealing with income distribution and John Rawls on a new thread.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 9:52 pm
by Magritte
Awww, he managed to hang on by his fingernails. I was hoping they'd choose someone more colorful, like Donald Trump or a rabid dog.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:01 pm
by Metacrock
Magritte wrote:Awww, he managed to hang on by his fingernails. I was hoping they'd choose someone more colorful, like Donald Trump or a rabid dog.
too bad. then again better the devil we know.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:28 pm
by mdsimpson92
I'm prediction a temporary implosion of the Republican Party.

Re: Boehner kind of gives in.

Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:25 pm
by Magritte
They may take the rest of you with them.

http://www.salon.com/2013/01/04/lesson_ ... th_idiots/