Tag Archives: Speaker of the House

Former Speaker of the House Goes On Ludicrous Witch Hunt

Well, this is something that you don’t hear everyday: a former Speaker of the House of Representatives uses language from the Spanish Inquisition or from the Salem witch trials to describe someone that he simply doesn’t like. Don’t they teach basic diplomacy in Congress anymore? John Boehner, talking about Republican Presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, called Cruz “Lucifer in… Read More »

He’s Not Even a Member of Congress – Yet They Want Him to Be Speaker of the House

Now that John Boehner has put in his resignation from Congress, the House of Representatives will need to get down to the dirty work of selecting a new Speaker of the House. What many people don’t know is the specific rules around what qualifies a person to be Speaker of the House. Essentially, the qualifications are the same… Read More »

If Boehner Caves on Either of These 2 Issues, Guess What House Republicans Are Going to Do?

John Boehner drives me up the wall. To be fair, I don’t know the man on a personal level, but his policies and his politicking make me want to throw up. So, it’s nice to hear when he may get his comeuppance. It seems that many Republicans in Congress have had it with centrist Boehner’s ways, too, and… Read More »

Boehner Learns from McCain, Makes a “Mafia Move” of His Own

John Boehner received the most votes against an incumbent Speaker of the House in any election of the Speaker since 1923, and, now, he’s pulling a John McCain Mafia move and seeking to punish those who voted against him. Way to go, John. That’s the way to instill security and confidence in your party base by punishing those… Read More »