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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Boehner back surgery Friday

John Boehner, House Minority Leader and 8th District rep from West Chester, is scheduled for back surgery Friday at Bethesda Naval Hospital.

Here's the release:


Congressman Boehner to Undergo Back Surgery Friday Morning

Will Resume Full Work Schedule Next Week

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman John Boehner (R-West Chester) is scheduled to undergo back surgery Friday morning at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. Boehner will have an MRI Thursday afternoon to provide the surgical team with the most up-to-date picture of his condition.

Due to the surgery and physical limitations during a brief recovery period, Boehner will be unable to attend the 17th Annual Eighth District Farm Forum on Saturday, March 1. This event will go on as planned.

Boehner expects to resume his full work schedule next week.

Boehner represents Ohio’s 8th District, which includes all of Darke, Miami and Preble counties, most of Butler and Mercer counties, and the northeastern corner of Montgomery County. He was first elected to Congress in 1990.


19 Comments:

at 5:16 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Are we paying for this?????

 
at 5:31 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

If Boner quit smoking and being a Toadie for Bush his back pain would miraculously disappear. . .like votes in '04

 
at 5:46 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

We are paying the bill.

Nonetheless, I hope everything goes okay for him.

Stay tuned.

 
at 6:21 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Boehner needs to take down his illegal website.

 
at 7:23 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Uh - I'm an Obama supporter but don't we pay for all of the Congress people's health insurance and expenses? I wouldn't think someone would just choose to have back surgery for fun.

Maybe those with health insurance splurge a little. Free back surgery! Yeah!

Hopefully his injury or problem isn't too serious or disabling. I also hope I can get health insurance one day.

 
at 7:43 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

7:23 BO will give you insurance for free. Also, free college tuition, Social Security for illegals, and free housing.
Who is going to foot the bills?
Of course, those of us who paid for or own education, worked hard, invested smart and now have some wealth.
We achieved the American dream and now BO wants to take it away.

 
at 7:50 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous - 7:43. I have a graduate education and close to $80,000 in student loans.

So speak for yourself.... Those without health insurance aren't all uneducated 1-toothed losers like the few people you know in Ohio & Kentucky. Your friends and family might fit that description but don't include others in your ignorant assumptions.

 
at 7:55 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous - 7:43. I have a graduate education and close to $80,000 in student loans.

Those without health insurance aren't all uneducated 1-toothed losers like the few people you know in Ohio & Kentucky. Your friends and family might fit that description but don't include others in your ignorant assumptions.

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/18204.html

 
at 7:57 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous - 7:43. I have a graduate education and close to $80,000 in student loans.

Those without health insurance aren't all uneducated 1-toothed losers as you may want to sterotype. That is part of the ignorance of Cincinnati.

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/18204.html

 
at 8:52 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anon 7:50, 7:55 & 7:57
If you have 80K in loans to get a 20K job, you're in deep trouble.
I paid for my education by working from the time I was 16.
After I started working, my company paid for my Master's degree going to night school.
I never took a loan, nor looked for a hand out. America is in trouble because people think succeeding should come easily.
We have kids without parents running around that will never achieve the American Dream that think the government will provide. Something has to change and people need to look at the stark truth.

 
at 9:03 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yeah so the students who need student loans are freeloading. Get a grip and put the vodka away. You lost this one - sorry.

 
at 9:39 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

7:43 PM, who is going to foot the bills for McInsane's 100 year war, corporate tax cuts, continued tax cuts for the top 1% income earners and continued deficit spending? The disappearing middle class, and our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, that's who.

A vote for McCain is a vote for a 3rd Bush term.

 
at 10:39 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Liberals are angry, bitter, hateful losers. Just read their comments above.

Liberals hate their lives, are under-educated, and they know that nothing will ever get better in their pathetic existences. Thus, they try to tear down everyone else who is more successful.

 
at 11:34 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Anonymous 8:52. When the hell did you go to college? It sure wasn't after 1995. The cheapest colleges in Ohio charge $7,000 or $8,000 for tuition ONLY, a year. That doesn't include dorm rooms, meals, books, fees etc. You tell me how many kids can do it without taking out loans, and working $10-an-hour jobs on the side?!?!?! And now banks aren't even loaning students money -- at decent interest rates -- without their parents co-signing the loans. Glad to hear your EMPLOYER paid for your master's. That's no longer common today either. What decade did that happen in? You probably work for a bank, hospital, insurance company or the government, right?

 
at 11:35 PM, February 26, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey 10:39. Liberals wouldn't be whining if the GOP and Conservatives hadn't driven this country deep into a debt-ridden, fearmongering, China-owned hole.

 
at 12:39 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wasn't this a blog about Boehner's back operation?
Here's my question >> John said on Day 1 that he wouldn't do earmarks, ever... and he lived up to it. Ask that same question of every pretender!
That's all I really need to know.

 
at 10:53 AM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hopefully Boehner is having a spine implanted. Since he's been in Washington he along with every other so-called "conservative" has done absolutely nothing meaningful to reduce the size, scope or cost of the federal operation. Shouldn't there be some kind of "where in the Constitution does it say we have to do this" test every time they want a new rule, agency, law or program?

 
at 1:49 PM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

11:34 No, I didn't go to college after 1995, so what's your point?
You that feel they are entitled are always whining and making excuses.
Most better companies will gladly pay for you to educate yourself because it ultimately helps their business and promotes employee loyalty.
I worked for a company part time who helped me with my tuition to get my Bachelor's degree. After graduation, I worked full time and they paid for my Master's.
After 22 years, I was promoted to Director and managed plants around the world. If you think my story is unique, you truly do think you are entitled.
If you aim low, you will probably succeed in hitting your target.
Proud to be an American!

 
at 7:35 PM, February 27, 2008 Anonymous Anonymous said...

The Enquirer should ask Boehner if he disavows the political extortion tactics that are being considered by some Republicans.

 
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