By The Right Scoop

I’m so confused. Boehner makes it sound like immigration reform under this president is dead because Obama can’t be trusted. But then he goes around mocking his colleagues in the House who don’t want to do immigration reform:

CINCINNATI – House Speaker John Boehner theatrically mocked his fellow Republican Congressmen for being afraid to reform immigration policy when he spoke Thursday before the Middletown Rotary Club in his home district.

“Here’s the attitude. Ohhhh. Don’t make me do this. Ohhhh. This is too hard,” Boehner whined before a luncheon crowd at Brown’s Run County Club in Madison Township.

“We get elected to make choices. We get elected to solve problems and it’s remarkable to me how many of my colleagues just don’t want to … They’ll take the path of least resistance.”

Boehner said he’s been working for 16 or 17 months trying to push Congress to deal with immigration reform.

“I’ve had every brick and bat and arrow shot at me over this issue just because I wanted to deal with it. I didn’t say it was going to be easy,” he said.

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  • Wigglesworth

    No Boehner, you’re the one taking the path of least resistance. The big donors and 99% of the media want so-called immigration reform so you are going along with that rather than representing your constituents.

    • marketcomp

      Yeah the chamber of Commerce who bought that condo in Florida for old man Boehner.

  • Mark1971

    I don’t really hear a lot of people saying it is too hard. I hear a lot saying it is a bad idea.

  • marketcomp

    It’s funny how this incompetent old man can call out Republicans who won’t assist him in destroying the Republican Party. But Boehner, I
    have a question for you, who is always crying? Whose the cry baby? You are! This is the man who will not even stand-up to Obama but he wants call out Republicans who won’t go along with him. Boehner, they have constituents who voted for them and they are doing what their voters sent them there to do.

    Perhaps you don’t recognize that which is a primary reason that Cantor,
    McCarthy, and you need to go because you
    are embarrassing and incapable of understanding the Constitution of why you are there and that is NOT to support the democrat Party, loser.

  • c4pfan

    Let’s get real. Bonehead is going to pass amnesty.

    • serfer62

      Boenher is speaking for votes. Non-Establisment are also looking at same with different outlooks…

  • c4pfan

    Scoop, please put the rally for TW Shannon!

    • Dr. Strangelove

      Did you click on “Send us a news tip” at the top of the page?

  • Rick2340

    Three thoughts:
    1) He shouldn’t be making fun about people who cry about anything. This guy cries at a Taco Bell grand opening.
    2) He was probably drunk when he made this comment.
    3) The only reason this corrupt jerk wants amnesty is because he wants more corporate campaign money now and a seven figure per year lobbying gig when he either retires or gets kicked out of that corrupt institution he is a member of.

  • Laurel

    He tried to dance a little side step and tripped over his own feet.

    • Dr. Strangelove

      And he looked relatively sober in the video.

      • Laurel

        Maybe he does better drunk.

  • SisterMary

    Wait. What? I thought HE was holding back because HE didn’t think the president was trustworthy.

    Keeping up with his stories is getting a little confusing.

    • Stehekin912

      “…what a tangled web we weave…”

  • Stehekin912

    Scoop, it’s not you who is confused, Boehner is (I know your comment was rhetorical).
    At the very first of all this focus on “immigration reform”, I wondered if he might be trying to say he is pushing “immigration reform this year” so that when the Democrats criticize the Republican members for not doing anything on it, he can say that is not true and point to these comments, and also to make the Dems come out officially with their unpalatable stance on amnesty. But it didn’t take long to put kindness aside and see that Boehner’s comments, and this one in particular, are designed to make Conservative Congressmen (and Conservatives in general) look cowardly, stupid and maybe even bigoted because they will not cave on this critical issue.
    Speaker Boehner is such a profound disappointment.

  • nobsvet

    Was he wearing his flip flops?

    • Dragomance

      No, I think he was wearing crocs.

  • MaxineCA

    This is just an observation today from you old friend Maxine. First thing this a.m. was all the hub bub about the NYT article and Mr. Bundy. My first thought was, what did he say now? Oh dear. When I read his words, heard him explain his words, I really couldn’t understand the frenzy. He only stated in an inarticulate manner the same thing black conservatives have been stating for a long time (Allen West, Dr. Carson…. this list is long). I knew exactly what he was saying.

    Personally, I find the Boner comments to be much more offensive as a American. While he’s dining at the country club and making light of a very important topic relating to national security, he mocks all of us. I think I should send an invitation to Cry Baby for a picnic in the SW desert. Not to worry Johnny Boy, no need to bring a picnic blanket, we’ll just pull up a prayer rug left behind by those loving immigrants.

    • PVG

      Amen sister!

  • Charles Hurst

    When us conservatives dare to state that the law should be enforced the Progressive immediately reacts in one of two ways. It seems many in GOP do now as well. He states you are a racist which has no base in logic whatsoever but that’s what a Progressive does when he can’t find any solid argument. It’s kind of
    like a five-year-old screaming he hates his parents in a temper tantrum.

    Or he gives you the “what if” scenarios. What if the illegal has been here for ten years? What if the illegal got married and now has a family? What if he bought a house years after crossing? What if he went to college and is now a lawyer?

    Here is my answer to the great tear jerk “what if.” Deportation. The consequences fall on the lawbreaker not the law abiding. If he is married and has children then they can go with him or he can leave them. He is the one who came illegally. Do we let a bank robber caught ten years later off because he is now married and has children? Nope. Any assets the illegal gained here are his problem to contend with after deportation. He broke the law and it falls on him.

    Of course that is using the word law and reason so the Progressive doesn’t like to acknowledge it. The Progressive wants to acknowledge that there should be no law if there is an emotional component. We should all cater to the lawbreaker according to the almighty Progressive.

    The illegal should be living here in fear. Fear of being pulled over for threat of deportation. Fear his neighbors will turn him in with threat of deportation. Fear of going to the hospital as he will be treated—then deported. Fear. The emotion associated with one who has broken the law.

    If we do not reverse this course our nation will fall as my fiction predicts. You cannot allow foreign invaders to gain entry illegally and then allow them to start taking benefits and voting rights. As they will support other invaders and entitlement. And then it is only a matter of time before you have a nation no more.

    Charles Hurst. Author of THE SECOND FALL. An offbeat story of Armageddon. And creator of THE RUNNINGWOLF EZINE

  • sjmom

    Mocking others is doesn’t behoove someone in your position Mr. Speaker.

  • Foxmuldar

    Oh come on now guys, Illegals coming here breaking our laws, leaching off the system to get free food stamps, free education, free healthcare, free college education while your sons and daughters have to go to the back of the line in many states. Its really an act of love that brings them here.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Precisely. And we should say that it’s an act of love sending them back!

  • K-Bob

    Note that Bohner is only talking about the Rockerfeller and cotton Conservatives who are actually with him on this.

    The reason they’re whining is because they know what the conservatives are going to say.

  • E. Lee Zimmerman

    Well, if there’s any man who’d know how to cry, it’s John Boehner.

  • Sentinel

    The sun has gotten to this idiot. Not that the sun had much to work with from the start… Boner is baked. What a fool this putz is.

    • JacksonPearson

      Speaker Bone-Head has gotta go…:

      • ApplePie101

        He should have gone 3 years ago. Now the whole gangrened party must go.

  • sDee

    Tonight I learned the the RNC has told North Carolina’s state and local GOP leaders that it will provide ZERO election funds to defeat incumbent democrat Kay Hagan if constitutionalist and conservative Greg Brannon, wins the GOP primary.

    Now I have said many times that the GOP would rather lose a Senate seat than to see a true conservative win it. Confirmed.

    • ryanomaniac

      Nice to know.

    • marketcomp

      That won’t stop anyone. A great message will trump money anytime. Just ask Senators, Cruz and Lee.

      • sDee

        This is Karl Rove. He has lost more elections than anyone yet they still send him in for dirty tricks.

        The GOP loses more and more of its base.

        • Steve Angell

          Indeed the Tea Party lost two because of Rove talking against them from day 1. Rove over lost a dozen seats. All the GOP talks about is those two.

          • BearNJ

            Great point Steve. The Rinos talk about unity but when they lose they take their ball and money home.
            For them its about power and a seat at the Big Government table. It’s why with 25 million unemployed they lie to us about the need for amnesty. Its why Boehner openly mocks conservatives.

            Rove lost 97% of the races he backed in 2012. He’s twice helped the Bush family wipe out the GOP. Yet he claims he knows who is “electable” like Jeb Bush? Please.

    • Dragomance

      Here’s hoping that DeMint’s Senate Conservative Fund helps out Brannon.

      • sDee

        I hope they have Sarah Palin lined up too!

    • Guest

      The Bush Mafia’s motto is, “Better a Democrat than someone who is not one of us.”

    • PopTheLid

      The establishment is killing the GOP, they think RINOs are the answer.

    • Steve Angell

      Every GOP leader in Nevada endorsed Harry Reid. You are absolutely correct. They did the same with Communist Chris Coons in Deleware basically endorsing him as well. Making it very clear he was the better choice in their idiotic opinion. Then in Alaska they actually went third party to forbid a conservative.

    • Patriot077

      I guess that means that we will need to dig deep and work harder to help a winner get to DC.

  • ryanomaniac

    “We get elected to make choices. We get elected to solve problems and it’s remarkable to me how many of my colleagues just don’t want to … They’ll take the path of least resistance.” Shut the hell up you hypocritical piece donkey ****. Yes, donkey ****. Liberals, Democrats, progressives have all eaten you alive and crapped you all over DC. Take the path of least resistance?? Really? This guy has got some nerve and a rude awakening.

    • Guest

      Boehner’s PROJECTION!

      Sure seems like he’s taking the path of least resistance and selling out to the US Chamber of Corrupt Crony Capitalism.

  • Booker

    This guy needs a good butt-whipping.

  • John Queue

    How many martinis did he have before that speech? LOLOL SOT… BONER, you’re a SOT!!!

  • Guest

    Speaker Boehner and his House of ill repute.

  • PopTheLid

    I have completely had it with Boehner and all his merry gang of Rinos.

    Sure Boehner, we know some things are too hard, like all the fiscal
    responsibility matters you asked for leeway on, until after the
    midterms…bear with us…..let us vote with the Democrats and keep raising the debt uncontrollably, we need to win in Nov 2014.

    Not anymore you don’t.

    Boehner voted WITH Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama and against 199 Republicans in passing a debt ceiling increase with no strings attached!

    Boehner’s made no effort to attach reasonable spending cuts to the debt-ceiling increase.

    Boehner’s didn’t demand a concession on the Keystone XL pipeline or any other pressing issue.

    Boehner’s gang voted in opposition to their own party (nearly nine in ten Republicans voted against the debt-ceiling increase).

    Debt now at 17.6 Trillion and counting.

    All RINO’s need to go, no excuses and if that means giving the house to the Democrats, so be it…what’s the point of electing RINO’s who don’t even know their own base and betray the people who got him the speakership to begin with.

  • Steve Angell

    This proves beyond a doubt. RINOs are far more evil than Democrats. No Democrat can damage the GOP anywhere near as much as John has. Both Johns actually McCain as well.

    Vote the Dang RINOs out. If not the primary vote against these POS in the general.

  • Chester Simms

    Come on Ohio, send this fool to the cesspool that is known as K-street. You know he won’t ever come back to Ohio.

  • Jyn60

    I hope Ohio votes this man out . Since he has been Speaker he has done nothing to support all other GOP members unless they are kiss up’s like him

    • Lady_Penguin

      Too many low-information voters who pay no attention to anything about politics so they just vote for the familiar name with the party affiliation after it. Boehner’s district is heavily Republican.

      • tvlgds

        But, are they heavily CONSERVATIVE?

  • clubgitmo

    Boehner is an ass.

    • Wolfie


  • ApplePie101

    Thinking of contacting your representatives? Bear in mind that many of them are Boehner and McConnell loyalists. Think twice before sending personal information to these people, who admit they want to ‘crush’ the Tea party…your name could wind up on an IRS hit list. Don’t put it past them.

    • Dr. Strangelove

      I just wind up on their begging lists. I come home and have a mailbox full of “polls” and official looking envelopes.

      • Lady_Penguin

        Fills my recycle bin nicely. :)

        • Dr. Strangelove

          I miss living in the country where I could burn it.

      • Zephaniah

        A better way to deal with those ‘polls’ and $olicitations is to complete them and then write a short note “We have contributed substantially to Republicans and the GOP in the past and will do so again when you start voting like Republicans and embrace the values of the Tea Party.” I sign my name and address….

        • Dr. Strangelove

          G. Gordon Liddy said once on his radio show he always sent them a dollar because otherwise it gets thrown out without being read.

      • tvlgds

        Me too! I put them right in the shredder and I told the RNC in 2005 to stop calling me!

        • Dr. Strangelove

          Some, like AARP, I stuff all of it back into the return envelope so they can throw it out themselves. Funny, now that I think about it, I haven’t gotten anything from them in a while

          • tvlgds

            LOL! I’ve done that too–put it in their prepaid envelope – they get to PAY for me to send their crap back!

            • Dr. Strangelove

              That’s probably why Sierra Club stopped sending me junk mail. I think I’ll start giving the RINO’s the same treatment.

    • Darrell Griffin

      You have a valid point, but let’s not lump everyone in the “they are all the same” boat. It subjects the “good ones” to the whims of the electoral mob.

      I will put my Congressman up against almost anyone when it comes to positions and actual votes. Congressman Randy Forbes…he’s one of the good guys.

  • Aine

    You’re not confused. Boehner is trying to have it both ways and thinks this is his stick over an uncooperative Obama. He needs to go.

  • DawgfaninFL

    Boehner is the poster child for what went wrong with the GOP.

    • Dr. Strangelove

      Looks like he’s head cheerleader, too.

  • rjcylon

    This is a bit of trivia, but when you look up Boehner’s party affiliation it still says Republican, which is a bit misleading.

  • Dr. Strangelove

    I’m trying real hard to comment on this without using profanity. Cryboehner is taking the path of least resistance himself on this issue. Does he really think he’ll have a political career if this passes? If amnesty goes through, this country will be one party.

  • Lady_Penguin

    Doesn’t say much for him as a principled man or leader to mock his colleagues.

  • tom richardson

    Also john boy, is to “too hard” to stop funding barry and his non sense?

  • Zephaniah

    Mock away, shows real maturity and adolescence … what your colleagues are trying to tell you is that the people you represent want the illegal aliens deported, not given amnesty. It is representatives like you that cause the GOP problems…

  • Conservator1

    I haven’t attacked Boehner as often as I should have. For the most part, my criticism of him was mostly on his incompetence and the need to have a new Speaker. That ends now.

    Just 2 months ago, Boehner said he couldn’t trust Obama to enforce the laws of America and that included immigration. He’s a loathsome lying RINO who’s a hypocrite.

    Watch “John Boehner No Longer Trusts the Obama Administr…” on YouTube

    He may win reelection, but the hypocrite must pay and lose his positition as Speaker.

    • HCTUB

      Agree . We need a new speaker , someone like Newt Gingrich . Someone with principles , unlike what we have today . ME , ME ,ME OR I , I , I . When it should be WE .

      • Conservator1

        I just took a look at House Republicans and not many who appeal to me or would be as strong as Newt, especially those elected in 2000 or earlier. Here’s my list, but there must be more:

        Mac Thornberry (TX-13) – January 3, 1995

        Pete Sessions (TX-32) January 3, 1997

        Joe Wilson (SC-02) – December 18, 2001

        Marsha Blackburn (TN-07) – January 3, 2003

        Louie Gohmert (TX-01) – January 3, 2005

        Tom Price (GA-06) January 3, 2005

        Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) – January 3, 2009

      • SUBVET45

        how about trey………..

        • Wolfie

          Beat me to that suggestion.

        • HCTUB

          I’m with you , and he would be GREAT .

      • BearNJ

        I’d like a SPEAKER who can speak in complete sentences and put two cogent conservative thoughts together. He’s an inarticulate disaster.

        • HCTUB

          How about Trey Gowdy .

          • BearNJ

            I like Trey but I don’t trust him on amnesty either.


    What is so hard if your illegal you don’t belong here . So tell them to leave and come in the right way . All these people in government are just looking for is a new voting base . It’s so hard BULL SH?T , and we should be billing Mexico for they care and transportation back were they do belong and the other country’s should PAY to . This FREE RIDE NEEDS TO END .

  • The 10th Crusader

    Its also why you won’t be Speaker in a few months.

    • tvlgds

      I certainly hope you’re right!!!

      • Wolfie

        Me too!

  • NYGino

    “We get elected to make choices.” No John, you get elected to carry out the will of the people and to uphold and protect the Constitution of the United States.

    • NJK

      He knows nothing. He should be tending bar somewhere. I remember reading on his facebook page, that he had 150 bills to get through the House. He viewed that as a plus. If he has 150 bills to pass, it tells me he’s meddling in things he shouldn’t be. He actually thought that was doing his job.

      • NYGino

        He has more to pass than 150 bills. He’s so full of it he should be on a high fiber diet and take a daily dose of extra strength laxatives.

    • Darrell Griffin

      Listen to him through a set of Turtle Beaches. His place isn’t behind the bar, it’s out in front of it.

  • Skeptic62

    “Here’s the attitude. Ohhhh. Don’t make me do this. Ohhhh. This is too hard,”

    You know, your right, Johnie!!! It IS just too hard to vote for you…

    • Jazzee

      he hasn’t done a hard thing YET so he should shut the hell up wimpy little man

  • Conservative Gen X

    he does it so well, makes you wonder if that’s his cry baby response when having to stand up to liberals in Washington…

  • twmon9816

    Up yours bonehead. I know it won’t happen, but I wish the people of Ohio would vote your spineless butt out of office.

  • USMC 64-68

    Strange – that the RINO known for his tears would project that weakness on those who have taken a principled stand against his lack of integrity and guts.

  • Wolfie

    Just say NO to RINOS!

  • factsobill

    Boehner is up to his eyeballs in deep doo doo! I’m 3rd in line for the WH, do what I tell you, because I’ve got the Juice! What a shill he is for the 1%! I hope he chokes on his pork sandwich!

  • Exodus2011

    uh Boehner

    it isn’t the path of least resistance if your Republican CAUCUS is DOING WHAT THEIR CONSTITUENTS WANT THEM TO DO

    that is their JOB John Boehner – they REPRESENT their home districts, who do NOT WANT AMNESTY

    they were ELECTED to REPRESENT the views of those Americans

    what they want Boehner is:

    1. secure the borders


    2. improve LEGAL immigration


    and so on

  • NJK

    He needs to be removed or resign. He’s hurting this country.

  • ratmandu

    First of all it was in Middletown and not Cincinnati and secondly Bohener did an excellent cry baby imitation of my congressman, John Boehner !

  • Jazzee

    Boehner makes me sick and I emailed him again and told him so
    also emailed the RNC and told them
    he attacks US makes fun of US but never holds obamaer accountable
    Boehner needs to go please before he messes up the entire GOP
    and cantor is a loser……………move him to the back of the bus

  • Darrell Griffin

    I often listen to the news and internet video with a set of Turtle Beaches on. Frees me up to do other tasks. You would be amazed at the distinctions in speech, especially slurs, that one can hear with the right pre-sets.

    Almost every time I hear Boehner, I hear demonstrably slurred speech.

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