Category Archives: John Boehner

A Vicious Dog, Don’t Say “Rape” Tutoring, Homophobic Campaigning and a Potential Gubernatorial Candidate with Bad Hair

Since I stopped writing regularly on Foolocracy, several people have written to me expressing that they will miss the regular updates on the absurd in politics. Like a Toronto mayor on crack, I must admit that making regular posts is … Continue reading

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John Boehner Fails at Not Signing Up for Obamacare

House Speaker John Boehner made a big deal about not being able to sign up for Obamacare last week. He even tweeted his frustration. Actually, he conducted a successful application and health care representatives tried to contact him to confirm … Continue reading

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John Boehner’s Office Suggests that Equal Rights for Gays in Workplace Will Lead to “Frivolous” Lawsuits

House Speaker John Boehner doesn’t have control of extremists in the Republican caucus in the House. It now appears that he also doesn’t have much control over what is going on in his office or at least fails to grasp … Continue reading

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John Boehner’s Inopportune Political Attack

If House Speaker John Boehner’s office had any idea that young children would be slaughtered at an elementary school, they would not have run a graphic showing the huge federal debt and it’s burden on children. Obviously, the debt is … Continue reading

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What if Politicians had to Wear NASCAR Racing Suits?

This is Jesse Ventura’s idea, which was taken to heart by crandyj1220 at Pininterest. “I think that all congressman, senators, when they campaign should wear Nascar racing suits,” Ventura says, only half-joking. “They have their sponsors, or donors, on big … Continue reading

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No Shortage of Fools in Washington

After weeks of negotiations, the President and Congressional leaders came up with a plan to cut a trillion dollars and kick the rest of the responsibility to a bipartisan Congressional group to report back with more cuts in a few … Continue reading

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“Don’t Call My Bluff” — Looks Like Obama is Folding

A couple of weeks ago, Barack Obama stormed out of the budget meetings, particularly disgusted with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. “Eric, don’t call my bluff. I’m going to the American people on this,” the president said, according to both … Continue reading

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Boehner to Republicans: “Get Your Ass in Line”

The Speaker is getting testy. Of course, he has been squaring off with Barack Obama for weeks, defending his flanks from debt busters in the GOP caucus, so he has reason to be in a less than cheerful mood. Boehner … Continue reading

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Boehner Confuses His Job with the President’s

As the Washington soap opera continues, House Speaker John Boehner expressed his frustration with Barack Obama, but he also made a remarkable gaffe. “I can tell that you [House Majority Leader Eric] Cantor and I were very disappointed in this … Continue reading

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Boehner States that He is not a Birther

House Speaker John Boehner: “The state of Hawaii has said that President Obama was born there. That’s good enough for me.” That seems simple enough, but not everyone gets it.

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