By The Right Scoop


Looks like Boehner may be on his way out, which is great news, but I don’t like the idea of replacing him with Cantor or anyone else from the current House leadership. We need fresh blood in the form of someone with backbone.

And House members don’t just need to look within the chamber. According to Mark Levin they can also appoint an outsider like Scott Walker who would make a great Speaker. Either way, we need someone who will not compromise their principles!

BREITBART – American Majority Action spokesman Ron Meyer told Breitbart News late Tuesday that enough House Republicans have banded together in an effort to unseat House Speaker John Boehner from his position–they just need a leader to take up the mantle.

“At least 20 House Republican members have gotten together, discussed this and want to unseat Speaker Boehner–and are willing to do what it takes to do it,” Meyer said. “That’s more than enough to get the job done, but the one problem these guys face is they need a leader to coalesce behind.”

Meyer said the conservatives have considered House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) to take the helm after Boehner is knocked out. His opposition from the right to the Senate fiscal cliff deal that Vice President Joe Biden cut with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is a sign Cantor may try for the job.

AMA is hardly the only conservative entity aware of the rekindled effort afoot to unseat Boehner. Another conservative with inside knowledge of the effort told Breitbart News that the movement has “new focus and juice,” and if enough members go to Boehner telling him they won’t support his re-election, that Americans should “watch for him to resign gracefully.”

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  • Islam_Sucks

    This sounds too good to be true

  • Nukeman60

    I don’t see getting anyone in the Speaker slot who is any different than Boehner, although I want to see him gone and gone now. If they can’t get enough Republicans in the House to stand up against this ‘fiscal cliff’ fiasco vote, then how could we ever hope to have a responsible person in that seat?

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

      Allen West would be GREAT!!!

      • sjmom

        He’s gone as of today. Tomorrow the new Congress is sworn in.

        • Orangeone

          That opens West up for Speaker since you do not have to be a sitting member of the House. Now wouldn’t Pelosi and the progressive black caucus piddle…..

          • joyfulgiver

            Allen West or even Sarah Palin are on my short list. Both of them have what it takes to stand up to the mob on the other side.

            • Orangeone

              If only We The Conservative People could vote :(  I did tweet Michele Bachmann and encouraged her to seek it.

          • unclesamnephew

            that is something i would pay to see!!!!

            • Orangeone

              Me too :)

        • johnos2112

          No where in the constitution does it say that the speaker has to an elected congressman to be speaker of the house! Having said that it would never happen anyway!

          • Rightstuff1

            You’re right, it doesn’t. However, despite not being a gambling man I will take any bet that the person elected will be a sitting member and it will NOT be Allen West, mores the pity.

            The Rep Party has been played. Played! played! played! They look a shambles, they look like fools and they just got schooled on politics by the Left. I for one am heartily sick of the lot of them. We give them big salaries, we give em all kinds of perks, we fund their wretched election campaigns and for this we demand that they be half-way freaking competent to do what we send them there to do. But they are not competent. If they worked for my company I would fire ‘em and select a new management team.

            • johnos2112

              It is all about the money.  True conservatives have no say anymore.

              Sent from my Galaxy S®III

              ——– Original message ——–

            • joyfulgiver

              Actually we didn’t “give” them anything. They have manipulated the system to their advantage. They have TAKEN all they receive. So much for their “Service” to America. They have created a career for themselves and the minions that follow them. And, the thought that the president, through “Executive Order”, wanted to give them all a raise is a disgrace!

              • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

                Great point!!! NO WAY IN HELL did we GIVE them a $175,000+ salary and medical benefits out the wa-zoo! They most definitely STOLE that, since even WE don’t have those benefits! WHY would we give THEM those things when we have to pay a fortune for anything even remotely similar to their perks?!?

              • RighteousCrow_JustCaws

                “Actually we didn’t “give” them anything.”
                ———————-
                We certainly don’t give them a health plan that even we don’t get! Special interests and big labor provide most of their wealth.

                Just keep replacing them with true conservatives, one by one.

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

          YOU could be chosen as Speaker of the House if they wanted to. Speaker of the House does NOT have to be a Congressman.

      • Nukeman60

        I agree, but voting someone in who is leaving won’t happen (although it’s legal, the Repub RINOs have shown they don’t want a true conservative).

        • serfer62

          151 GOP voted against the bill, only 85 Establishment voted for it…there’s your majority

          • Nukeman60

            It isn’t just a majority party vote for Speaker of the House:

            “The House of Representatives elects the speaker of the house on the first day of every new Congress. The incumbent Clerk of the House of Representatives requests nominations: there are normally two, one from each major party (each party will have previously met to decide on its nominee). The Clerk then calls the roll of the Representatives-elect, each Representative-elect indicating the surname of the candidate he or she is supporting.

            Representatives-elect are not restricted to voting for one of the nominated candidates: they may vote for any person, even for someone who is not a member (or member-elect) of the House at all. They may also abstain by voting “present”.[“To be elected, a candidate must receive an absolute majority of all votes cast for individuals (i.e. excluding Representatives who abstain or are absent). If no candidate wins such a majority, then the roll-call is repeated until a Speaker is elected.”

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speaker_of_the_United_States_House_of_Representatives

      • ApplePie101

        Mark Levin would be best of all.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1254810689 Pete L-man

      As I said multiple times. As a young person, I would love to see someone like Justin Amash. A young constitutional conservative, who explains his reasoning behind every single of his votes. He was challenged by Boehner and stood his ground.

    • Cindy09

      Louis Gohmert, Michele Bachman or bring me back some Newt!!

    • pdxlady

      He only got 1/3 of the House R’s to go along with him on the vote. So, 2/3 didn’t go along w/ him.

      I think he would be gone in a heartbeat if they had a secret ballot. I do wish it wasn’t Cantor though. He and McCarthy showed their hand at splitting w/ Boehner by both of them voting against the bill.

  • Joengima

    For me, it should be 1 of the 3 to replace Boehner:

    1: Newt Gingrich
    2: Allen West
    3: Michele Bachmann

    • http://www.therightscoop.com/ The Right Scoop

      Allen, not Alan.

      • Joengima

        Thanks, I knew something was wrong with my post lol.

        • Dukehoopsfan

          If West will not do it I would like to see Trey Gowdy take the spot. He is conservative and not afraid to speak his mind.

          • Orangeone

            I love Trey Gowdy but he needs to stay on the Oversight Committee so we get answers in Fast and Furious, Benghazi and Holder contempt. He is strong when he interrogates.

          • Jazzee

            YES GOWDY even though LT West was my favorite………believe election was stolen from him
            GOWDY…..sharp speaks fast and truth………………………………………….not cantor too slow speaking and has no spark

            • cabensg

              No spark and a Boehner clone.

            • Dukehoopsfan

              Cantor is also too entrenched with the establishment rinos. He is not a conservative.

      • BlueGood

        I know it’s off topic Scoop, however, I feel it may be well worth posting the below U-tube.

        Hollywood A-listers called hypocrites on issue of gun violence in ‘Demand a Plan’ response video

        Published January 02, 2013

        FoxNews.com

        Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2013/01/02/hollywood-listers-called-hypocrites-on-issue-gun-violence-in-demand-plan/#ixzz2Gq95Du00

        500,000 hits since Dec. 25 compared to 5 Mil for the Hollywireds version.

        • badbadlibs

          Good video. The hypocrisy of the left seems to grow leaps and bounds. I know they’re actors, but can they really be that good? I mean, to make that video knowing the types of roles they’ve played and what their industry produces by the score???

          Here’s another good one:

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

      I like it!!! That’s pretty much my list too (except for Bachmann…I don’t like her at all…she’s too petty)

      • Orangeone

        Funny, yes for the men and no for the woman. Bachmann has more manparts than most Republicans in the House. She had the guts to call ObamaCare exactly what it is, a backroom tax bill. She had the guts to call out the moooslims in Barky Boy’s administration and Hitlary’s closest aide. Not a peep about that from Boehner or Cantor.

        • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

          So…West and Newt WOULDN’T be good??? I just don’t happen to like Bachmann…I’m assuming you’re not accusing me of being sexist, so I suppose I’ll just assume I misunderstood your post…

          • Orangeone

            I noticed Sarah Palin was also omitted from your list.  Just sayin’ Both Bachmann and Palin are strong and intelligent women and each would do an outstanding job as SOH. Republicans already have the reputation of older white men so it’s upon us to show the MSM that it is not the case.

            • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1396855720 Brian Jones

              So because I’m a man that happens to dislike Michelle Bachman, I’m sexist…my mom also STRONGLY dislikes Michelle Bachmann…is she sexist too? Fact is, I have an immense amount of respect for Newt Gingrich based on his past performance as Speaker of the House, and I have an immense amount of respect for Allen West (for an innumerable number of reasons).

              And since I posted simply to say that I agree with the original poster’s list (rather than to suggest my own nominees), I’m not sure why you’re posting to me assuming I’M sexist, simply because I stated I didn’t like Michelle Bachman…same old same old, I guess. Whenever a man dislikes a female politician (or a WHITE man dislikes a BLACK politician) it MUST be because of some stupid characteristic such as sex or race (DEFINITELY couldn’t be because of a character flaw…)

    • MarkLeisNjConservative

      How about Sarah Palin?

      • Joengima

        No. Sarah Palin needs to have a different Role. Only legislative position I can see her in is if she runs for a Senate seat.

        IMHO Sarah Palin, Newt Gingrich, Mark Levin, Allen West, and Rush Limbaugh should have a meeting and create the Conservative National Committee which should replace the RNC. Sarah Palin is more of a leader of the grassroots, real leader of the people and deserves a leadership role promoting the values of conservatism, help light the fire in our bellies to demand change.

        • Orangeone

          That’s a GREAT idea!

        • MarkLeisNjConservative

          Terrific idea and that is a great role for SP.

          The reason I like her as Speaker is:
          1) She is not afraid of the press or “public opinion”. She FORMS public opinion with her leadership.
          2) She has been one of the most articulate and consistent voices regarding fiscal responsibility and constraint.
          3) She has proven herself very capable in getting bi-partisan support for what is truly needed because of her ability to go directly to the people with a clear argument supporting her position that the people can relate to.
          4) As speaker, she would have the microphone and be the focal point for the counter-position to Obama and Reid and would be awesome in leveraging that opportunity.
          5) She knows how to negotiate.

    • bornfreeamerican

      My same choices!!

    • davienne

      my faves
      1] Steve King
      2]Michelle Bachmann
      3] Justin Amish

      • jlbs

        I would second the motion for Steve King, too.

  • marketcomp

    Wait, why Eric Cantor? Is it because he is second in command? Well that’s what got us Boehner. We need someone who is a Conservative, articulate, and a fighter! If Cantor is choosen we have been played because he was allowed to vote NO on the fiscal cliff to give him cover.

    • sjmom

      IMO I think Cantor has been auditioning for this part behind the scenes. Read something not long ago he wouldn’t go against Boehner. However, last night maybe he’s changed his mind.

  • WI4Walker

    Don’t you dare suggest Walker’s name for this position. We have too much work to do in WI for him to leave.

    • Orangeone

      Agreed! See my post below. I’m next door and WI is much too critical in the midwest to lose with Walker in DC

    • Amy

      I know! Everytime I hear someone trying to woo Walker into a national position it torques me off. One of the answers to this mess we’re in is strong conservative STATE leadership as it was intended to be. Leave the strong governor’s right where they are. They can neuter the federal government.

      • badbadlibs

        Any idea why the good people of WI would vote Walker in twice and then vote for bo to be prez? I can’t figure that out. I thought bo would never take WI. I hope people aren’t souring on Gov. Walker.

        • Amy

          I don’t think that’s the case. We went even further into Red territory and now have an even bigger Republican majority in our state legislature than we had before the recalls. It’s odd and I’ve spoken to several people but there doesn’t seem to be a concensus on what happened. My personal $.02 is that there was a combo of massive voter fraud in Racine, Kenosha & Milwaukee and lack of support for a couple of RHINO’s. Tommy Thompson lost to a HUGE liberal as well. Thompson may have been a great governor back in the day – but he’s an establishment guy now and it was used against him in a big way. If Eric Hovde or Scott Fitzgerald had won the primary we might have seen a very different turn out. I think we can say the same thing about the Republican primary. Had we been given a true conservative, I think WI would have gone red rather than blue.

          • BikerHoop

            You nailed it, Amy. The fraud in the southeastern part of the state was no less than massive… buses from Chicago, Chicago lawyers watching to make sure nobody interfered… ridiculous.

          • badbadlibs

            Thanks for your insight. Makes sense. :)

    • BikerHoop

      Absolutely! We’re not done here yet… we’ll let you know when he’s available.

  • sjmom

    Two points: will Boehner resign gracefully and will we have to live with Cantor????? If I had my way I’d nominate Louie Gohmert. He’s reliable but he won’t get it and Michelle Bachmann would be great also. There are a few and I mean a few who would be good but at this point I doubt any of them would be chosen. :(

    • Rshill7

      On November 14th, 2012, Louie Gohmert nominated Newt for Speaker*. No one seconded it. Maybe someone would second it now.

      *http://www.nationaljournal.com/blogs/influencealley/2012/11/louie-gohmert-wants-newt-gingrich-to-serve-as-speaker-14

    • Orangeone

      I LOVE Louis Gohmert! He might be able to get it because he is a tough fighting man who has the ability to pound the whimpies into the ground.

  • my2centshere

    Wish we could do this with Supreme John Roberts too!

    • sjmom

      Amen.

  • davienne

    Scott Walker would be AWSOME…

    • Orangeone

      He needs to remain in WI and continue the stronghold on conservative principles.

      • davienne

        he can whoop the libtards and unions in WI, i think he can multitask… we need a strong speaker in congress… im afraid they would pick another wimpy fool with no backbone… what do you think about Darrel Issa… or Louie Gohmert… or Steve King

        • Orangeone

          I heart Louie Gohmert, Issa tends to be a bit whimpish but is stronger leading the Oversight Committee.  I don’t know much about Steve King, can you enlighten me?  The one thing you cannot do is turn your back on unions. They are out for blood in WI given their butt kicking.  Walker has much to do yet and with more bizzes moving to WI he will get even busier :)

          • davienne

            Ok … you are right about the union thugs… if he turns his back on them for a second they will start their thuggery… i hadnt thought of it that way… Steve King is congressman out of Iawa… very conservative….

            • Orangeone

              It’s great to have an enlightening conversation about our true conservatives.  IA is my southern border state and Steve King sounds like a great candidate for SOH!  Yeah, being in MN we saw the thuggery up close and personal at our Capitol after the damage was done in WI.  Many MN union thugs crossed the border and lined up on bridges between the states and the MSM failed to tell the truth about that intimidation.

              • poljunkie

                Steve King would be great. He is conservative but just as important, he is consistent.

        • Orangeone

          Just saw this on Breitbart about Issa. He is backing Boehner to remain as Speaker. Guess that says it all about Issa.

          http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/01/02/Issa-supports-Boehner?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

          • davienne

            thnx… SCRATCH ISSA.. i guess he cant get the oversite commity right either… look how they handled fast and furious… i guess we will have to keep sifting thru the trash to find an exceptable speaker…. well its back to the trash heap to keep searching…
            How about Jason Chavetts…

            • Orangeone

              Jason Chaffetz is also a good conservative although he originally was willing to vote Yes on the Senate bill until Gohmert talked him out of it.  He’s on the Oversight Committee and plays pretty darn good 2nd base to Gowdy’s pitching!  poljunkie suggested Steve King from IA and he’s a good conservative.

              • davienne

                THIS IS FROM THE DESK OF STEVE KING>>>It is not fair for the children of illegal aliens to receive birthright citizenship. The rest of the industrialized world has moved past this archaic system and I hope you’ll become an original cosponsor of Rep. Steve King’s Birthright Citizenship Act, so that America is able to move past it as well.

                8 U.S.C. § 1401 : US Code – Section 1401 currently says that “a person born in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof shall be nationals and citizens of the United States at birth.” Clearly, the Constitution does not need to be changed in order to prevent the children of illegal aliens from receiving birthright citizenship; a simple piece of legislation will do.

                The United States is almost the only industrialized nation to still practice jus soli — birthright citizenship. I expect you to help America get with the times by supporting legislation that would change our nation’s laws and prevent the children of illegal aliens from receiving birthright citizenship. When this is done, illegal aliens will have one less anchor keeping them in this country, thereby opening of millions of jobs for America’s unemployed

                • Orangeone

                  I am liking him more and more!

              • poljunkie

                Hi Orange! I didnt suggest Steve King—-but I said he was a good choice, based on past comments and positions he has taken.

                :-)

                OK, im running to the market. Really I am.

                • Orangeone

                  Sorry, saw your post first as I was re-reviewing….kudos to whomever suggested Steve King, I think he is an awesome suggestion!  Now, if only the repubs would be reading this thread.

                • davienne

                  it was me who sugested Steve King…

                • Orangeone

                  Sorry, didn’t read far enough in the thread.  And you have an excellent suggestion!  Now how can we help make it happen?

                • davienne

                  call your congress email them write to them and tell them to nominate Steve King

                • Orangeone

                  I will tweet them right now!  Any indication if Steve King would accept?

                • davienne

                  yes he is on the short list

                • Orangeone

                  I just tweeted out.  I’ll call Bachmann’s office tomorrow.

  • CO2isGood

    Michele Bachman.

    • davienne

      Michelle Bachmann would be good too

  • deTocqueville1

    Yes Bonehead should go and certainly not be replaced by Cantor or any other current member of the ‘leadership’. A housecleaning (pun intended) should occur. However I doubt there is sufficient support for a Speaker from outside. Who would want it?

    • sjmom

      We the people would which therefore would nix any chance of DC giving it to us.

  • Army_Pilot1967

    See ya, John, don’ let the door hit you on the azzzzzzzzzz on the way out!!!!!!!!!

  • steveegg

    Two problems:

    – As Islam_Sucks says, it sounds too good to be true.
    – Even if it isn’t, it’s far more likely to give us Speaker Pelosi as Bo(eh)ner’s Boyz deliver their final betrayal.

    That said, screw it – we may as well get some honesty and laughter out of Congress, and we’ll get a 2-year head start on saying Speaker Pelosi.

    • aposematic

      Heard some simmilar squawk on some other sites this morning. With the House vote that just took place forcing America further over the fiscal cliff, I’m not doubting it is possible.

    • Orangeone

      That’s my fear exactly! Look at how many Repubs bent over for Barky Boy last night and sold us out.

  • Orangeone

    Saw on Breitbart that Cantor supports the “Sandy relief” bill that has pork for Alaska fisheries and other pet projects in it. Cantor is a RINO with a different name.

    As for Scott Walker, he needs to remain right where he is. He has done a great job in Wisconsin and needs to continue as its Governor. Minnesota businesses will quickly flee across the border to WI when the Dem Legislature convenes, passes gay marriage and massive tax hikes they’ve promised all while increasing welfare benefits.

  • MiketheMarine

    How about Trey Gowdy. I like his fire and fight.

    • Orangeone

      Best to remain on the Oversight Committee. He is the best interrogator we have and leaves battle scars on those falsely testifying under oath. We know what we know about Fast and Furious and Benghazi because of Trey Gowdy, Sandy Adams (now unseated) and Jason Chaffetz.

      I’m for Newt, Mark Levin, Allen West or Louis Gohmert

      • MiketheMarine

        But what’s the point of the Oversite committee if the Senate will never impeach or prosecute anyone? The overisight committee has become impotent, unfortunately.

        • Orangeone

          The impeachment proceedings need to move forward despite the Senate.  To do otherwise is to say murder by pResident is A-Okay.  The impeachment proceedings can be run to an extent that the 2014 elected Senate can take it up and be a great political weapon to use against the current sitting idiots up for re-election.

          • colliemum

            “Murder by pResident” – that’s a keeper, thanks!

            • Orangeone

              You know sometimes the fingers just fly…but it reflects exactly what I believe.  Hundreds died in Fast and Furious, 4 more in Benghazi and how many hundreds in HIS war under HIS watch because of HIS rules of engagement?

    • davienne

      Trey gowdy would be a good one too… he really is a spitfire…

  • Rocco11

    The Speaker can literally be anybody, why not Mark Levin?

  • Kelly60

    I like the Scott Walker choice…not bad at all.

    • Joengima

      Keep him in Wisconsin, lets get him re-elected as a second term gov and then we have a great Presidential candidate from him.

      We can’t let these great Conservative leaders be tainted by DC corruption.

      • Kelly60

        You know, You’re absolutely right…wasn’t thinking correctly…

  • Conniption Fitz

    Nothing like shutting the barn door when all the animals have gotten out.

    2 little/2 late

  • http://navalwarfare.blogspot.com/ Libertyship46

    Pity Allen West won’t be there. I would pay good money to see Obama forced to negotiate with Allen West. To be a fly on the wall that day! The only reason I like Cantor is because Obama thoroughly detests him. Can’t think of a better person to put into a room with Obama than guy he hates. And I know Cantor doesn’t have good things to say about Obama, either. So their negotiations will at least be entertaining, even if they don’t produce anything of substance.

  • Orangeone

    Did everyone catch that Barky Boy immediately departed back to HI at the cost of another $3 million and didn’t sign the bill first? Now he’s squawking for the Sandy pork bill to be passed.

    • poljunkie

      I couldnt believe it when I heard it Orange.

      But then I thought, it’s 0, so I guess I can.

      • Orangeone

        I don’t think he will sign the bill.  I think he will hold it until the debt ceiling bill and threaten not to sign this one unless he is given an unlimited credit card.

  • Sober_Thinking

    This would be a HUGE step in the right direction… if they do it and IF they choose a serious person for his replacement. I’m thinking Bachman… but there are several solid choices out there (other than Cantor).

    I hope this happens and I hope they choose the right person. It’s their only hope for survival.

  • TruLevinian

    So Cantor votes no and somehow he’s now a leading conservative for the speakership? He’s been with Boehner all along, and his vote last night does not grant him viability for the type of leadership we need. Let’s be serious here… Hell no on Cantor!

    • marketcomp

      Amen! That vote from Cantor was a play for speaker. I like Tom Price! He did say that we need a speaker from a Red State and Georgia is certainly a Red State. Price understands the health care mess and how to defund that beast which is the reason for this fiscal cliff bs.

      • TruLevinian

        I agree with Levin and a few others who are exposing the fact that the speakership position doesn’t require a member of congress necessarily. This is one of those times that we may need to step outside the box of tradition (lowercase t) and shake it up! When you consider that, the pool of candidates breaks wide open and there are certainly some really great pics out there!

    • cabensg

      I read Cantor voted no after he was sure there were enough yes votes it would pass. Sorry don’t remember the site.

  • pryrplz

    Organize.

    Organize.

    We are not too weak.

    Organize:

    1) Prayer vigils every morning on every capital and town hall building for a call to rational conservatism.

    2) Prayer vigils to protect the nation from violence in schools

    Do more.

    They will replace whoever needs to be replaced. They will.

    But they need the people outside to do something more to help.

    Please think about this.

    12 people Liked comments on prayer.

    We can do more?

  • Spartan4Palin

    Can Allen West be named?

    Didnt see that this was already mentioned. But still a great idea, though!

    • Brad

      Allen West is not qualified to be the Speaker of the House. He’s not a smart guy, he’s not honest and he doesn’t have any class.

      • Joengima

        You’re talking about the President of the United States not Allen West

      • cabensg

        Can’t say I agree with that summary but just because he isn’t afraid to speak out against Obama doesn’t mean he’d be a good speaker.

      • nibblesyble

        er Brad…please qualify your post with some examples…..what? You have none…mmm thought so. Don’t be coming on here and bad-mouthing West or I may get ugly..just sayin!

      • BikerHoop

        Wow! Are you ever on the wrong page. Either that or your liberal upbringing has you holding the book upside down.

      • c4pfan

        That’s not true!

  • Arrrggghhh

    I’m nominating Zo. How sweet would that be?

  • conservative58

    I would like to see Sheriff Joe bring some ‘order’ to the House.
    I think Boehner and Obama would look good in ‘pink’ jumpsuits.

    • poljunkie

      Sheriff Joe rocks.

      Did you know hes 80?

      • conservative58

        I’ll take an 80+ year old Sheriff Joe over the wimpy RINOs any day of the week!

        Yes indeed, Sheriff Joe rocks!

        • poljunkie

          We love him in Arizona.

          The thing about Sheriff Joe is that even his inmates like him. They respect him.

          He is doing his job.

    • nibblesyble

      ahahahaah….perfect!

    • CitizenVetUSA

      Sheriff Joe Arpaio sending Highly Trained Armed Posse to Patrol Perimeter of Arizona schools within seven days at no cost to taxpayers.

      This will cause Maricopa County to change any school zone signs from: “Gun Free Zones” to “Crime Free Zones”.

      • poljunkie

        Thats great.

        My son is a teacher at our local high school – last year the school lost its funding for the resource officer.
        He went from being on campus full time 7am-4pm ( an hour before school until an hour after) to nothing. He was also at most of the school activities.
        Within a week, kids were caught smoking pot in their cars, and they also had incidences of fighting, and some bullying via text message. NONE of this occurred when he was physically on campus.
        Needless to say- even without the budget over ride this semester: he’s back
        My son says its great to have him walking the hall ways, and stopping by his class. The kids really like him- he is approachable, and has gotten to know nearly every student by name.

  • Jazzee

    not sure cantor is the ideal candidate they need someone who talks faster and has star power to compete with the lying idiot fake arrogant obama
    please repubs WAKE UP.

  • Rshill7

    On a positive note. Only 19 more shopping days till Martin Loofer King Day.

    Too excited to sleep tonight…unless I can get an audio of a John Boehner speech.

    That’ll put me out like a hammer to the head.

    Disclaimer: Martin Luther King was truly a great man. What he stood for and how he stood for it has been revisited by revisionism…much like the formation of the KKK etc. has been revised, and liberally whitewashed.

  • Brad

    It doesn’t matter who republicans pick as the Speaker of the House. This is liberal America now. Obama won and the democrats won even bigger majority in the Senate. Same-sex marriage and marijuana legalized in several states. This is not a conservative country anymore, deal with it.

    • Martin2717

      If that’s the case, then you can kiss this country goodbye.

    • BikerHoop

      Well, Grasshopper, I’m gonna have to disagree with you. You and your liberal fool buddies may THINK it’s a liberal country now, but the final curtain hasn’t fallen yet. Liberals are in a definite MINORITY, and we’re just getting warmed up. You just hold onto your panties and get ready for the ride, okay Scooter?

  • Conservator1

    “…At least 20 House Republican members have gotten together, discussed this and want to unseat Speaker Boehner–and are willing to do what it takes to do it,” Meyer said…”

    The 113th House will have 234 members. 20 votes is not enough to unseat Boehner who has more votes than he needs to keep his position as Speaker of the House. If anyone should loose their ranking as a leader in the GOP, it should be Minority Leader McConnell.

    Reid walked away from talks with McConnell and that should have been the end of trying to reach a compromise with Democratic leftists in the Senate. That’s when McConnell on his own called Biden which resulted with another BIG WIN for Obama and Democrats.

    • Joengima

      McConnell is the weakest however he doesn’t have the same power as Boehner.

      If Boehner was truly gutsy, the House of Representatives should have passed the full extension with reconciliation, since it is a revenue bill. By making it a Reconciliation, the Senate will only need 51 votes and McConnell could have peeled off 4 Democrats to get it through the Senate over Harry Reid.

      However we don’t have gutsy leadership in the GOP these days.

  • stage9

    There were a few exceptions, but the vast majority of the votes in the House came from BLUE state Republicans! There’s your problem!

    It’s time for CONSERVATIVE leadership!

    • Conservator1

      The majority of House seats are from Blue states with large populations.

  • TxGold

    Cantor would be great!

    • Rocco11

      don’t kid yourself, Cantor has less backbone than Boehner.

    • marketcomp

      I know, what you posted was a joke? Right!

    • BikerHoop

      Absolutely not! He’s nothing more than Boehner-light.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/44F4AB4VSCTOCHBMBG4ZWWD5OU Laurel

    If they value their future they will do it. We shall see.

    Simple fact is this ‘cliff’ problem should of never have been created last year and is one of the many blunders that got Obama re-elected.

  • bongobear

    Here’s hoping this is accurate information. I wondered if Cantor was going to oppose Boehner when I saw he voted against this latest ‘deal’.

    • BikerHoop

      Cantor’s voting against Boehner is nothing but slight of hand. He’s trying to make everyone think he suddenly discovered conservatism so that he can get the gavel.

  • cabensg

    Boehner and Cantor are like two peas in a pod. Cantor has been part of the Boehner leadership team and has been his right hand man in everything. They have no long term strategy for Obama’s second term and no communication lines except the liberal press. Instead they lurch from crisis to crisis while trying to sideline conservative members sent there in 2010. It’s not only their belief system at fault, apparently they don’t have enough brains between them to figure out how to defeat Obama’s agenda. I say that because I think they are actually trying and still can’t come up with anything after 4 years.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JT6RK4NQME54FA3FVYTTHLTRTQ Southnsoul

    “Looks like Boehner may be on his way out, which is great news, but I don’t like the idea of replacing him with Cantor or anyone else from the current House leadership. We need fresh blood in the form of someone with backbone.”
    ——————————————————————————————————
    I couldn’t agree more, Scoop.

  • pmb88

    I’ve read over at Breitbart that Tom Price is demanding “red state leadership.” If Boehner’s support is becoming that weak maybe we will see more people taking a stand against him. One could only hope.

  • WordsFailMe

    Just get him out!

    You recall those Americans who, in the bloom of youth in 1940, marched off to war at 16, worked in factories 6 days a week, sacrificed things like new shoes, butter and milk and bread and gasoline, and who read the names of the dead in the papers for 5 years so a tyrant and his ilk could be purged from the earth—this generation refers to that generation as “the Great Generation.”

    The progeny of the Great generation, the baby boomers,tea partiers, conservatives, and Patrick Henry patriots are the most despised generation.

    Wonder the generation 20 to 30 years hence will call this generation? The Dumb f*** generation, the “laid back and do it to me again” generation? The children of this foul group of abortion survivors will have to face their own children when they are adults and reading about the past Americans and they will have to admit,

    “He gave us a phone and he was gonna do mo…” I”m glad I won’t have to listen to it.

    • nibblesyble

      Amen! Nuff said!

    • poljunkie

      Sadly- its come to this.

    • BikerHoop

      I can’t speak for y’all, but I refuse to have my generation be known as the generation that let American fall. Rather, I want my generation to be known as the generation that saved America

      • WordsFailMe

        Then it’a gonna take somebody more like you to stand up and take the leadership in this-Some body who speaks the lanuguage, knows the moves and believe that these liberals in power are taking all of us strainght to socialisty hell.

        We older folks are tough and can take it but these younger folks and the people of color don’t have much use for us. It’s called being discreditted. It’s what happens when you’re older than George Bush but you voted for him twice. Then yuou voted for that jest McLame, then backed Rominny. That kind of record is eal hard top recover from

        If you’ll stand , I’ll back you. You make me proud BikerHoop!

        • BikerHoop

          Oh, I’ll stand, all right. And I’d be proud to have you and anyone else stand with me. It’s time our generation make itself known and let it BE known that we will no longer tolerate the denigration and disintegration of our beloved country, regardless of how the loud the vocal minority screams. They are, after all, the MINORITY, not the majority. It’s high time they were told that we’ve been listening to them for too long… they’ve done too much harm to our country… now it’s time to sit down and STFU!

          Personally, I don’t care whether the young folks and the people of color have much use for us or not. It’s because of us (and the generation before us) that they even have a place in this world. If they don’t like me, the way I am or the way I talk, that’s just too damn bad… I don’t care. I’m not out to see how many people I can get to like me. That’s not my mission.

          My mission is to ensure that my kids, grandkids and beyond have a country to live in that respects the person and their property. A country in which hard work, perseverance and frugality will help you prosper. A country in which EVERYONE has an equal chance of accomplishing whatever it is they want to accomplish with their life. A country in which pride of exceptionalism and freedom reigns supreme over relying on government hand-outs. A country that Americans can once again be proud to claim they are from… and have the rest of the world respect that.

  • http://www.facebook.com/paul.christian.942 librtifirst

    Who will be the next fall guy for the establishment?

  • Joengima

    Whoever replaces Boehner must:

    1. Be able to negotiate well against Obama/Reid
    2. Must be able to re-frame argument against Liberal Media
    3. Should use Logistics in debates like this.
    4. Extensive knowledge of Congressional Procedure that maybe useful in citations like this.
    5. MUST and most Important: Be able/have reputation so such GOP brand maybe restored and renew conservative’s faith in the GOP.

    We can debate who but take what could have been done with the right leadership.

    For example. Say I replaced Boehner last night and was given the Senate Bill and had to choose what to do with it. I’d admen the damn thing, pass it through reconciliation so all McConnell would had to do is get 4 Dems to side with him and pass in with 51 votes. And force Obama to Veto it.

    • ryanomaniac

      Couldn’t have said that any better. You are elected!

    • CitizenVetUSA

      That sounds like what Newt Gingrich would have done.

    • jrt1031

      NEWT…..he saved us from the demon party when Clinton was in the seat

  • ryanomaniac

    I don’t want Cantor either. How is that any better?? Whoever these people are that want to throw Boehner out surely are the “real” conservatives and would push for someone with our values as conservatives. I would’ve like Paul Ryan myself but that’s not acceptable anymore after this debacle called the fiscal cliff.

  • NJK

    No Cantor, or any other establishment type. Louie Gohmert!

  • Martin2717

    It better not be Cantor if they want to save their party.

  • TENCOLE

    Walker is pretty busy these days. Allen West is available….just saying.

  • hramirez18

    cantor for boehner , what a joke

    • chatterbox365

      it’s like replacing dumb with dumber.

  • Constance

    See the game that was just played? Cantor votes no on the bill, and suddenly, he’s a “conservative”, so he can be put in as the new Speaker. However, Cantor is the same as Boehner – he just had to vote no so that he could provide an alternative to Boehner to make the poor conservative saps happy. It’s a set up. Always was. And, watch the lemmings in the House fall for it and vote in Cantor. Then, watch a whole bunch of conservative voters believe that they have been listened to, when they’ve just been kicked in the face again. Freaking liars, all of them in Washington. Freaking liars.

    • BikerHoop

      Well said, Constance.

  • Conniption Fitz

    DRUDGE: Christie Lashes Out Against Boehner After Vote On Sandy Aid Scrapped… drudge.tw/YTy4uo

    Funniest thing, Christie didn’t put the blame on Obama where it belongs.

    • chatterbox365

      Because he is a brown nosing, RINO and we need to keep him in NJ. We have to neutralize politicians like this.

      • marketcomp

        I know, not a person to represent the republican party.

  • chatterbox365

    This is encouraging news, but as others have expressed, I will believe it when I see it. We need someone with a pair of iron (you fill in the blank)!

  • jrt1031

    Nominate Newt speaker. He is smart and doesn’t have party favorites

    • marketcomp

      Newt would be a diaster for so many reasons that I cannot even list them all here. I would rather give Cantor a chance because what we know is that Obama completely dislikes Cantor and with that at least we know Cantor will not be playing golf with the Marxist-n-Chief!

      • BikerHoop

        I believe the DuhOne/Cantor trials and tribulations to be nothing less than a facade. The way Cantor has fallen into lockstep with Boehner suggests the contrary. Cantor doesn’t have a spine and will give into DuhOne and Reid the same way Boehner has.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/CZSU2D67ODNZOKEZYHXONQ4F5Y John

    this time, you, Boehner, were not invited to play golf with the loafer?
    Tsk, tsk…..how easy it is to fall out of the ruler’s grace, isn’t it???

  • mikeinidaho

    sounds good, but let’s see what happens in real life! Boehner and McConnel both need to go but Boehner is the only realistic coup on the horizon. Either the Repoublican Party has to change its leadership, or we need a new conservative party run by conservatives.
    RINOs MUST go, period!

  • jrt1031

    The R party screwed up when they didn’t nom. Newt to run against bummer now its time to get him on our side as speaker… prayers people

  • poljunkie

    Where can we find a conservative Pelosi? Her management style is like that of no other.
    She’s a hard nosed, tough as nails witch… She may not actually have magical powers but she has been more efficient than any speaker in years.

    AND I don’t say that as a compliment.

    • WordsFailMe

      I think both Marie Antoinette and Marie LeVeaux are dead but either could replace Pelosi on the Democratic side today and you could never tell the difference.

      Lucretia Borgia, and both Madame Nu and Madame Chiang Kai-shek (Cash My Check) are all dead too, so they’re out.

      If Golda Meir were still around, I vote for her in a heartbeat.

      • BikerHoop

        Sorry… I gotta LOL!

      • poljunkie

        Golda Meir was a pistol wasnt she?

        Heres a great quote from her:

        “Don’t be so humble, you’re not that great.”

        –Golda Meir

        Love it!

        • WordsFailMe

          LOL I love it! It’s so….Golda

  • wodiej

    How about Gov. Sarah Palin? Good grief, what is the matter w conservatives? She’s as frugal w budgets and solid on her conservatism as they get. Oops, she’s not an old, white man. She’s not allowed.

  • bornfreeamerican

    Michele Bachmann, Allen West, or Newt Gingrich would be terrific!

  • BHliberty

    Doubt they will pick an outsider! Hasn’t happened yet and don’t think when they choose a Speaker tomorrow it will change that record. But Boehner could lose his position to someone who is part of the establishment, ie Cantor! However, Louie Gohmert (R-TX) was bold enough to nominate Newt Gingrich back in November but he got much resistance! I don’t think the incoming reps will have the conjones to do like Gohmert this time around! Just my take! Unless the people in the districts call their reps and give em a piece of their mind about it. I can’t (unfortunately) since I live in CA and the peacniks just voted in a Democrat rep which had been held by a R for years, (thanks to redistricting!).

  • dontdrinkthecoolaid

    The prospect of Boehner being booted out of the Speaker slot is good news. Cantor as speaker is just another progressive political move. We need a real conservative that can communicate our values to all. Communication is key, and once voters undertand conservatism, LIBs don’t have a chance.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_OQI5D66OXO7X2FE4NVCZC7BAMA Joe

    NEWT GINGRICH

    *******************************NEWT GINGRICH

    ***************************************************NEWT GINGRICH

    OR

    ALLEN WEST

    *********************************ALLEN WEST

    ***********************************************ALLEN WEST

    OR BEST YET

    Louis Gohmert

    *******************************Louis Gohmert

    ***********************************************Louis Gohmert

    Pelosi would need diapers !!!!!

    • chatterbox365

      Right on!!!!!!!!!!!

    • BikerHoop

      I’m really liking Gohmert.

    • jrt1031

      Yes…Newt!!!.

    • NCHokie02

      Louie!!

  • PFFV

    Too little too late in my opinion, the damage has been done. The orange cry-baby RINO will go down in history as a giant Pu**y and a coward! Republicans like him need to be given the boot! The bottom line is that government spending is still increasing at a faster rate than it was yesterday and who has the balls to stand up and call out these criminals some call politicians? Crickets…….

  • PFFV

    Too little too late in my opinion, the damage has been done. The orange cry-baby RINO will go down in history as a giant Pu**y and a coward! Republicans like him need to be given the boot! The bottom line is that government spending is still increasing at a faster rate than it was yesterday and who has the balls to stand up and call out these criminals some call politicians? Crickets…….

  • TimeForAnarchy

    We need someone like Howlin’ Mad Smith as Speaker. Someone who has the cahones to get it done. Period.

  • FreeManWalking

    I totally agree Scoop!
    There is too much thinking on the same wave link or mindset with all of the existing leaders.

    If someone will stand up and say they would restore the chairmanship of those Boehner removed would get my support.

    I think Bachmann would make the conservatives proud.

    • BHliberty

      I agree FreeMan, Bachmann would be an excellent choice! I bet should could be tough as nails like a Democrat, Nancy Pelosi. And I think it would be a good move on the part of the republican establishment to nominate a woman, albeit a conservative woman!

  • jrt1031

    Newt is the only man for this JOB….he has experience doesn’t need on the job trainig and knows how to put deems in their place…

  • http://twitter.com/HOUSTONPETITION Stop the Magnet

    Louie Gohmert

    • NCHokie02

      2d that nomination. I was going to write the same thing.

  • 08hayabusa

    Getting rid of Boehner is not going to solve anything other than make you feel good for two minutes. The RINO establishment is not going to chose a Conservative.

    I hate to burst everyone’s bubble but you can take that to the bank.

  • PVG

    Secret Ballot Vote for Speaker: Urge Your Rep. to Support a Secret Ballot Vote for Speaker. Call, email, fax, and tweet tonight and tomorrow morning. Tomorrow the 113th Congress will be sworn in and we need your help tonight and into the morning to help us push for a secret ballot when they elect the Speaker of the House. The House is set to meet at 12 noon tomorrow, so we need to make as many calls between now and then as possible.

    Your Representatives deserve to be able to vote their conscience without fear of retribution from leadership. We know it is getting late, but call your representatives tonight and first thing in the morning to urge them to push for a secret ballot to elect the Speaker of the House. You deserve it and your Representative deserves it!

    Call Congress today and tell your representative to support a secret ballot vote for Speaker.

    http://www.teapartypatriots.org/advocacy/?cid=56
    Congressional Switchboard (202-224-2131) FIND Your House Rep contact information here – http://www.house.gov/representatives/

  • Freedomswatch

    I think Boehner and Co, will be going around threatening everyone tonight to make sure that no-one runs against him. Then it won’t matter if 20 R’s don’t vote for him. He may even get Dems to vote for him so that they can embarass Conservatives by handing them back a humiliated wussy speaker who can’t stand up to Obummer. The establishment want to keep the status quo, they will only replace “their” guy with another one of “their” guys.

  • http://twitter.com/Politicalhack51 Norbert Sichterman

    There is going to be alot of political blood spilled on this one. But it may be worth the cost.

  • ApplePie101

    I’ll believe it when I see it. Cantor or McCarthy as speaker would be no change at all, just another face of the three-headed GOPe monster.

  • deecal

    Hello??
    The only qualified, experienced, principled person – who cannot be bought or comprised is:
    JUDGE ANDREW NAPILOTANO!!
    Let’s do it.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_K4256377VMQCZ6WGPFLM34TG3U kinikia

    I just heard on Fox News that there were two votes for Allen West so far by two Republicans and one vote for Colin Powell by a Democrat.

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