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House GOP Advance Boehner’s Lawsuit Which He May or May Not Even Care About

The House Rules Committee authorized John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Obama today in a part-line vote. The House Rules Committee vote was 7 in favor, 4 against. All the Republicans voted for it; all the Democrats voted against it. The … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Man Suing President for Using Executive Power Wishes He Would Use More Executive Power

It’s still not entirely clear how or if House Republicans will deal with the influx of undocumented children across the southern border, and if they don’t act before the August recces one or more federal agencies tasked with managing the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Thank You, Racism

Colbert is back from vacation and he’s talking about the Republican lawsuit against President Obama no his “long, award-losing segment: Thank You, Racism.” If there’s one thing I’ve always said about our President Barack Obama is that he’s an ineffectual … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Serious Business

Artist – John Cole In other news, the Treasury Department recorded a budget surplus of $71 billion for the month of June. Meanwhile, Senator Marco Rubio is back to supporting his own immigration bill again. Maybe. Let’s see if this … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Boehner Says No to Impeachment, Still Doesn’t Know What His Lawsuit is About

John Boenhner said no to impeachment today which I’d call a smart move given recent events. Asked about former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s comments that Obama should be impeached over the influx of child migrants illegally crossing the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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John Boehner Still Doesn’t Know What He’s Suing For

Offering no specifics whatsoever, Speaker of the House John Boehner attacked the president for his “flippant dismissal” of the House Republicans’ supposedly-impending lawsuit in an Op-Ed written for CNN. That’s why, later this month, we will bring legislation to the … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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John Boehner Isn’t Fooling Anyone

I highly doubt Boehner himself believes this bullshit much less anyone else. “The crisis at our southern border reminds us all of the critical importance of fixing our broken immigration system. It is sad and disappointing that – faced with … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Party of No

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Wisconsin Republican state congressional candidate Karen Mueller warns us that, if we accept gay marriage, pretty soon sisters will be marrying each other. “We’ve got, for instance, two sisters, and these two sisters … Continue reading
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Frivolous

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, the Army says they have no evidence that Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl engaged in misconduct during the time he spent in enemy captivity. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court ruled today that stalking and terrorizing women … Continue reading
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John Boehner Wants to Sue the President for… Something

A spokesman for the speaker of the House has reportedly confirmed to The Hill that Boehner is considering a lawsuit against President Obama for signing executive orders. Just don’t ask which executive order. Press secretary Michael Steel provided no other … Continue reading
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John Boehner’s Latest Excuse For Himself

You know the routine Republican party line on immigration reform is that we can’t pass reform because we “can’t trust the president” to enforce the law. Republicans have previously cited the Department of Homeland Security’s re-prioritizing of deportations to protect … Continue reading
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Wheel of Political Fortune

Let us spin. Artist – Steve Artley The first thing I saw when I got up today was a poll showing that people don’t like Bowe Bergdahl (fuck your poll) which was immediately followed by John Boehner refusing to use … Continue reading
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Boehner: We Can’t Do Immigration Reform Because Obamacare

When pressed by Fusion’s Jorge Ramos yesterday, Speaker of the House John Boehner said he can’t bring immigration reform to the floor because something something Obamacare. Boehner said Republicans don’t trust President Obama to properly an enforce an immigration law … Continue reading
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Just Plain Wacko

Artist – David Horsey In other news, both Fort Hood shooters reportedly purchased their guns at the same store, an establishment called Guns Galore. Must be quite a place. Meanwhile, a federal judge has ruled that the state of Ohio … Continue reading
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Boehner: States Helping Poor People Are “Cheating”

After House Republicans finally managed to cut food stamps, something they desperately sought for over a year, some states responded by increasing heating assistance for SNAP recipients to counter the loss of SNAP benefits. To you or I that may … Continue reading
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GOP House Won’t Condemn Issa

Not surprisingly, House Republicans, and more specifically Eric Cantor, shielded Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa from condemnation today one day after rudely cutting off Rep. Elijah Cummings during a committee hearing. The Hill has a brief summary of how it … Continue reading
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Do Nothing

Speaker of the House John Boehner says his caucus is prepared to lead except they don’t have any plans to actually lead. Or something. “We’ll lead,” Boehner pledged, “and our members will not shy away from advancing better solutions for … Continue reading
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Tell Us How You Really Feel

“I’ll commit suicide before I vote on a clean minimum-wage bill.” -House Republican Conference Chairman John Boehner, April 1996 Have Speaker Boehner’s views evolved since the Clinton administration? Hopefully someone will stick a microphone in his face as soon as … Continue reading
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Tea Party Valentine to House Speaker

Artist — R.J. Matson In related news, what better way to say “I love you” than with a semi-automatic killing machine? And Pope Francis has some relationship advice for all you lovers out there. In short, “Be excellent to each … Continue reading
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Outreach

Artist – Joel Pett Speaker of the House John Boehner says there’s “no way” the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) will pass in 2014. We must preserve discrimination to improve our election prospects, of course. Continue reading
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