Boehner Speaks... Again

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Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:05 | 1491821 JohnG
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O goody the Boner show again!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:15 | 1491860 Cognitive Dissonance
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Were all those colorful ties voter tested for a positive response rate?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:22 | 1491913 JohnG
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Of course, $100MM polls are necessary for these important issues.  Like pastel colors.  And shades of tan.  And which hairspray is best.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:25 | 1491931 DoChenRollingBearing
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I had to go out and get some lunch.

Did Boehner say anything?  Or just the S.O.S.?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:31 | 1491961 JohnG
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All I heard was the "parent voice" from Charlie Brown.

Wah wah wa wa wah wa.....

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:35 | 1491977 DoChenRollingBearing
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Thx JohnG!  Glad I didn't miss anything

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:38 | 1491996 TruthInSunshine
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There's something seriously wrong with me b/c I immaturely laugh now whenever ZH runs any headline with 'Boehner' in the title.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 20:55 | 1492640 tekhneek
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Yeah. I caught myself saying 'boner' in a conversation with a co-worker today, talking shit and realized that's not what his last name really is, but, like you, I can't help myself but laugh every time I read it.

I really think the pinnacle was seeing 'Weiner' and a 'Bo(eh)ner' at the same time on the ZH home page.

Every time it got me. Every frickin' time.

Tue, 07/26/2011 - 01:49 | 1493598 StychoKiller
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Money McBags has trained you well, now, join me on the Dark Side!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:24 | 1491922 Ahmeexnal
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Bullish for stocks.

NFLX just gained around 10% right after the close.

Robotrader must be happy.

Hmm...wait, iPad was upside down.

Robotrader must be shitting his panties.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:30 | 1491956 Yen Cross
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  You made my day! That was funny!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:36 | 1491984 DoChenRollingBearing
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Second great laugh of the day Ahmeexnal, thanks!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:38 | 1491994 SteveNYC
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You had me going for a minute there, I've been had! LOL!!! Great comment.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:24 | 1491923 Dr. Richard Head
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Those ties represent the color noose the respective politico wishes to have when the whole Amerikan board game is finally flipped up from the playing table. 

Boehner: "What the fuck do you mean faith has been lost in our currency?  I'm going home."

"Tosses the game board from the table,"


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:17 | 1491893 Spirit Of Truth
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Background music....again!:

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:25 | 1491930 dracos_ghost
Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:08 | 1491833 HelluvaEngineer
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When Boner talks, p*ssy listens

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:13 | 1491871 Sudden Debt
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Hard talk on a wet day

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:21 | 1491907 TheFourthStooge-ing
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Bhoaner keeps pulling out at the last second. He'd better be careful, because if he makes one mistake, this whole mess will be his baby.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:23 | 1491915 Sudden Debt
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+10 ;)

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:27 | 1491942 DoChenRollingBearing
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I get a good laugh almost every day around here.

Yet Another Reason (YAR) I like Zero Hedge.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:25 | 1491932 Cleanclog
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And he is against abortion, pro-life, anti-choice . . . except the rules don't apply to anyone in Congress.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:48 | 1492039 Shell Game
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lol!  too funny.


It's all about control..

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 20:56 | 1492644 tekhneek
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Yep. He's a "hard one" to beat.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:08 | 1491836 Frog-And-Toad
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I was thinking about it, these people can't be this stupid.  This is simply too much like a play or game.  Are they that ignorant to the waking tide in this country that they don't realize how transpartent this whole charade is?!?  Are they simply that bad at gauging the mass' awareness?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:19 | 1491898 john39
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No, they don't understand that the masses are awakening.  The ground is changing under their feet, and they don't have any other playbook.  One easy example, take a close look at the pics of the alleged Oslo killer that came out a few days ago, the military uniform, the frogman uniform... obvious fakes.  The entire event is transparent, and people get it.  Three years, people would not see...  but that has changed.  TPTB are in deep shit.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:28 | 1491939 Cole Younger
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"I was thinking about it, these people can't be this stupid."

I have to ask if these people are not that stupid, how did they get into this debt mess to begin with?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:30 | 1491959 Frog-And-Toad
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*Crickets* (10 second pause)



Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:48 | 1492036 MacGruber
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Reminds me of the time I was at a fundraiser and met one of these congressional asshats. It's all summed up by our brief encounter. Me: "so what did you do before you were a congressman" CM: "I'm a U.S. congressman" Me: "Yes, I know. I was asking what you did before that." Awkward stare. Then his pissant aide, all of 21 is about to interject when suddenly "I used to sell vinyl siding"

So you see, the reason they seem unsophisticated is because they are. No need to over analyze tactics or search for some grand strategy. These douchebags are really just vinyl siding salesmen.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 18:58 | 1492338 disabledvet
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it's been a tough road, i agree. but look at how far they've come and ask "will they make it? will they make it?"

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:09 | 1491841 RobotTrader
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Nobody cares about the debt ceiling, they are more interested in the NFL and NBA lockouts.

I heard that Philly Eagles fans are already walking around with Brett Favre No. 4 jerseys already...


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:11 | 1491857 DonnieD
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Nobody cares about the NBA lockout.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:14 | 1491877 Whatta
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That's right. End the NBA with the Mav's as the last recorded NBA Champion....woooooo!!!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:25 | 1491925 redpill
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I care about the lockout.  I'd love to have a year when I didn't have to watch basketball at the local watering hole!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 17:05 | 1492098 Logans_Run
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Agreed, but the idea of a Congressional lockout is really beginning to grow on me!

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:43 | 1492015 RmcAZ
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There's an NBA lockout?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 19:27 | 1492413 i-dog
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What's an NBA?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:10 | 1491849 Cognitive Dissonance
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I wonder if these asshats practice (in front of the mirror of course) that "concerned look" everyone standing behind the speaker has hanging on their puss?

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:15 | 1491884 fuu
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Lucky for them all they had on their face during the boner meeting was a concerned look.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:23 | 1491920 TheFourthStooge-ing
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They definitely weren't wearing their O face.


Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:29 | 1491953 DoChenRollingBearing
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EXCELLENT, fuu!  LOL...  LOL...

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:37 | 1491987 fuu
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Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:21 | 1491909 nodhannum
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I can empathize with your cynicism CD; however, sometimes a cigar is just a cigar even with dear leader.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:30 | 1491954 johny2
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CD got it right, Boehner is obviously enjoying screwing around with Obama. The concernd look is faked. 

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:49 | 1492042 Dr. Richard Head
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As fake as his Ohio tan.  Most of us non-fake bakers look like albinos until August really.

Boehnor's political career shows that left/right paradigm still exists in the minds of the masses, in Ohio at least.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:23 | 1491919 wisefool
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Slight off center behind the camera is $350k/yr junior consultant on lease from PWC, BDO, etc That performs the same gestures that animal trainers do in hollywood movies, before all those movies went CGI.

It really is interesting to see those types on set with "the talent."

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:45 | 1492020 Cognitive Dissonance
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Wait a minute. Is "the talent" the monkeys or the monkey trainer? I forget.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:10 | 1491851 FunkyMonkeyBoy
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Let's here what Boner's masters have told him to pass on to the sheeple.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:10 | 1491854 Chief KnocAHoma
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He has painted O into a corner. Now the question is, will the Prez take us all over the cliff, or swallow his massive ego and be Boner's bitch.

I am The Chief.

Mon, 07/25/2011 - 16:17 | 1491883 Hearst
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Obama will cave.  He has only two choices now.  He must bow to Boehner or else default will be blamed on him.  His ony other option?  Executive order XXXXX eliminating the debt ceiling.  Think it can't be done?  Just watch.

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