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Huelskamp and his iPad in middle of revolt against Boehner

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U.S. Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Fowler, and his iPad were in the middle of a revolt against House Speaker John Boehner that almost threw the election for speaker to a second ballot. Here is a link to POLITICO's story: http://politi.co/ULaXTJ

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dcrogers 2 years, 6 months ago

Just read that Huelskamp and the other three KS House members voted "NO" against the Sandy hurricane relief package! This after the state of KS received how much relief support for Greensburg tornado??? When are the citizens of KS going to rise up and denounce these idiots and vote them out of office? (BTW, all 67 "no" votes were cast by Republicans).

FlintHawk 2 years, 6 months ago

If they had been Kansas legislators in 2007-08 would they have tried to block the legislation that provided $32 million in State funds to Greensburg? I don't remember if the approx. $80+ million from the feds required Congressional approval. I wonder if Huelskamp & Friends believe that Greensburg should have turned down the federal money? What would Greensburg look like today without that State and federal aid?

cowboy 2 years, 6 months ago

Congressman Niedermeyer at it again !

PS: Niedermeyer was fragged by his own troops in Vietnam

Bob Forer 2 years, 6 months ago

Neidermeyer: Dress that line. Dress that line, mister! Dress that line, soldier. Mister, hold my mount. [to Flounder] You fat, disgusting slob! You're a goddamned disgrace! Boon: [watching from afar] A vicious mother, isn't he? Otter: He can't do that to our pledges. Boon: Only we can do that to our pledges. Neidermeyer: [to Flounder] Redo those buttons! Dress that belt buckle! Straighten that cap! And goddamn it, tuck up those pajamas! Attention! Eyes front! What's that on your chest, mister? Flounder: It's a pledge pin, sir. Neidermeyer: A pledge pin! On your uniform? Just tell me, mister, what fraternity would pledge a man like you? Flounder: It's a Delta pin, sir.

cowboy 2 years, 6 months ago

All Kansas reps voted no as well. Send an email to these losers.

yourworstnightmare 2 years, 6 months ago

Republicans have used right wing populism to get elected for decades. Now that they have empowered it, it is taking over.

Something about chickens coming home to roost, playing with the bull and getting the horns, laying with dogs and getting fleas.

Tea, anyone? I'll have popcorn!

Bob Forer 2 years, 6 months ago

Boehner is by no means a moderate. Instead, he is the quintessential Conservative Republican. Anyone who thinks he is not conservative enough is a far out, deranged crazy man. .

Nice to know we have a few of these folks in Kansas . Job creator magnets, I 'm sure.

fancy80 2 years, 6 months ago

I don't know if the "no" votes had anything to do with the pork that was added to the bill. my understanding was that there was money for NASA and money for someplace in Mississippi or Alabama in the bill. Let me be clear that I am not defending a no vote, okay?

chootspa 2 years, 6 months ago

The bill that just went through the House was strictly to FEMA for flood insurance. That's the bill they voted "no" on.

The "pork" claims are over the much larger relief package that Boehner killed in the House by not bringing to a vote before the last session ended. That's the one that had Christ Christie tearing him a new one.

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