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Video: NPR's Mara Liasson Compares Pelosi To Winston Churchill
Eyeblast TV ( Media Research Center) ^ | 11/8/2010 | Joe S.

Posted on 11/08/2010 12:48:17 PM PST by blog.Eyeblast.tv

Mara Liasson, the national political correspondent for National Public Radio, appeared on Fox News Sunday and compared Nancy Pelosi to Winston Churchill.

She said, “Nancy Pelosi did two things for which she will go down in history; she was an incredibly effective Majority Leader- and speaker- when there was an opposition president, she helped make a majority, and when she was in the majority she was the hammer that got through President Obama’s agenda and sent it to the Senate. However, that is a completely different role from what she wants to do now for which, I think, she’s kind of like Winston Churchill.”

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TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: maraliasson; nancypelosi; npr; winstonchurchill

1 posted on 11/08/2010 12:48:24 PM PST by blog.Eyeblast.tv
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LOL. The Churchill of Gallopoli.


2 posted on 11/08/2010 12:51:25 PM PST by AU72
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Mara’s been guzzling the bong water again.


3 posted on 11/08/2010 12:51:55 PM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

I heard/saw some thing about Liasson deathly afraid of being “Juaned” out of NPR, and really went out of her way to pander to the moonbats in charge at NPR.


4 posted on 11/08/2010 12:52:47 PM PST by Calvin Locke
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Hmph. “The Hammer.”


5 posted on 11/08/2010 12:52:56 PM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

On those two points, how could one not agree? However, if she starts comparing Churchill and Pelosi on ideology of what’s best for their respective countries, Churchill wins hands down.


6 posted on 11/08/2010 12:52:56 PM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Is Liarson expecting BO to chuck Pelosi’s bust outta the WH?

‘cos that would be the only similarity!


7 posted on 11/08/2010 12:53:15 PM PST by sodpoodle (Despair; man's surrender. Laughter; God 's redemption.)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

More like Freddie Kruger!


8 posted on 11/08/2010 12:53:15 PM PST by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Mara is not the sharpest bulb in the drawer.


9 posted on 11/08/2010 12:53:28 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks (Stick your gravitas Tokyo Rove! SeeBS are "corrupt Bastards"! (Palin/Cheney 2012)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv

Someone point me to the vomitorium.


10 posted on 11/08/2010 12:53:40 PM PST by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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She’s the exact opposite of Churchill who always bucked whatever party he was in. Partisans hated Churchill.


11 posted on 11/08/2010 12:54:03 PM PST by bkepley
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Not...even...close


12 posted on 11/08/2010 12:54:43 PM PST by jersey117
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Mara was joking?


13 posted on 11/08/2010 12:55:23 PM PST by apocalypto
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To: Doulos1

More like the card Queen in Alice’s nightmare.


14 posted on 11/08/2010 12:55:23 PM PST by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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The left have lost what little brain they had left


15 posted on 11/08/2010 12:55:37 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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I was watching when this was said and I just could not stop laughing. I thought no more like Stalin. He was and still is beloved by communist ideologues. Pelosi saw nothing wrong in putting people in jail who refused to buy insurance. Stalin?


16 posted on 11/08/2010 12:56:05 PM PST by wmap
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To: AU72

I think LOL is the appropriate way to approach idiots like this. Laughter and mockery.


17 posted on 11/08/2010 12:57:05 PM PST by DManA
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This election was to Pelosi as...



18 posted on 11/08/2010 12:57:43 PM PST by Red Steel
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Do NPR’s policies cover insanity of their analysts?


19 posted on 11/08/2010 1:00:09 PM PST by Loyal Buckeye
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Mara is ensuring her job security with NPR.


20 posted on 11/08/2010 1:00:30 PM PST by PeanutbutterandJellybean
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To: MHGinTN

Good one.


21 posted on 11/08/2010 1:00:36 PM PST by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
Sir Winston was a stunningly literate, brilliant orator of uncommon courage who loved both his own nation and the United States and who did perhaps more than any other single person in the 20th century to help secure the blessings of liberty for the peoples of both.

To compare such a great man with an arrogant, superficial and power-hungry little twit like Nancy Pelosi is to equate a mighty mountain with a steaming pile of equine effluence.

22 posted on 11/08/2010 1:02:26 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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If pelosi is like Churchill... then gollum is like Churchill... and obama is like Churchill for that fact... which proves that the only npr employee DUMBER than juan williams is mara LIARson.

LLS

23 posted on 11/08/2010 1:02:45 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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That’s a terrible thing to say. I think Sir Winston is a LOT better looking and more capable than Pelosi.


24 posted on 11/08/2010 1:04:21 PM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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25 posted on 11/08/2010 1:04:57 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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26 posted on 11/08/2010 1:05:33 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: sodpoodle
Is Liarson expecting BO to chuck Pelosi’s bust outta the WH?

Must...resist...

27 posted on 11/08/2010 1:06:34 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin - For uch a time as this...)
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I saw her make this point one night last week on the FOX roundtable. Laughed my ass off! Still laughing.


28 posted on 11/08/2010 1:10:16 PM PST by pgkdan (Protect and Defend America! End the practice of islam on our shores before it's too late!)
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Liberals should be tested for illegal drug use, before and when they write bs like this.


29 posted on 11/08/2010 1:12:32 PM PST by Grampa Dave (ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IS DESTROYING AMERICA-LOOK AT WHAT IT DID TO THE WHITE HOUSE!)
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Can the Fox All-Stars stop taking her seriously now, please?


30 posted on 11/08/2010 1:14:43 PM PST by BelegStrongbow (St. Joseph, patron of fathers, pray for us!)
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Since she said “Winston Churchill” rather than “Sir Winston Churchill,” presumably she means the grandson with the same name (1940-2010) who was also a politician.


31 posted on 11/08/2010 1:21:18 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965)

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.

There is no such thing as a good tax.

Some see private enterprise as a predatory target to be shot, others as a cow to be milked, but few are those who see it as a sturdy horse pulling the wagon.

The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries.

We contend that for a nation to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile—hoping it will eat him last.

The problems of victory are more agreeable than the problems of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I shall not put.

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.

Bessie Braddock: “Sir, you are drunk.”
Churchill: “Madam, you are ugly. In the morning, I shall be sober.”

Nancy Astor: “Sir, if you were my husband, I would give you poison.”
Churchill: “If I were your husband I would take it.”

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.

Once in a while you will stumble upon the truth but most of us manage to pick ourselves up and hurry along as if nothing had happened.

If you are going to go through hell, keep going.

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations.

You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.

If you have ten thousand regulations, you destroy all respect for the law.

You can always count on Americans to do the right thing—after they’ve tried everything else.

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.

Writing a book is an adventure. To begin with, it is a toy and an amusement; then it becomes a mistress, and then it becomes a master, and then a tyrant. The last phase is that just as you are about to be reconciled to your servitude, you kill the monster, and fling him out to the public.

The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.

A sheep in sheep’s clothing. (On Clement Atlee)

A modest man, who has much to be modest about. (On Clement Atlee)

I am ready to meet my Maker. Whether my Maker is prepared for the ordeal of meeting me is another matter.

The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is.

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.

To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often.

Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year. And to have the ability afterwards to explain why it didn’t happen.

Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.

The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all the others that have been tried.

Everyone has his day and some days last longer than others.

The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.

From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
-“The Sinews of Peace” speech, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, March 5, 1945

If Hitler invaded hell I would make at least a favorable reference to the devil in the House of Commons.

Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.

Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality that guarantees all the others.

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.

If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without blood shed; if you will not fight when your victory is sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a precarious chance of survival. There may even be a worse case. You may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to perish than to live as slaves.

You ask, What is our policy? I will say; “It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy.” You ask, What is our aim? I can answer with one word: Victory—victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.

We shall not flag or fail. We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and the oceans, we shall fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.

Hitler knows that he will have to break us in this island or lose the war. If we can stand up to him, all Europe may be free and life of the world may move forward into broad, sunlit uplands. But if we fall, then the whole world, including the United States, including all that we have known and cared for, will sink into the abyss of a new Dark Age made more sinister, and perhaps more protracted, by the lights of perverted science.
Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth lasts for a thousand years, men will still say, “This was their finest hour!”


32 posted on 11/08/2010 1:22:18 PM PST by mirkwood
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To: blog.Eyeblast.tv
And in her world, hamburgers eat people...


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

33 posted on 11/08/2010 1:23:30 PM PST by The Comedian (I really missed you. Next time, I'll adjust for windage.)
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To: theDentist
Mara’s been guzzling the bong water again.
She's more of a rum-soaked-raisin gal, like tah-RAY-sah
34 posted on 11/08/2010 1:29:11 PM PST by samtheman
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Does Pelosi smoke cigars?


35 posted on 11/08/2010 1:29:22 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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Maybe Mara was thinking about the phony Indian from the University of Colorado that called the 9/11 victims in the WTC 'little Eichmanns'.

The same first initial ... yeah, that's the ticket ...

36 posted on 11/08/2010 1:31:06 PM PST by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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Juan’s firing making you nervous, Mara?


37 posted on 11/08/2010 1:38:29 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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More like Ward, not Winston.


38 posted on 11/08/2010 1:42:39 PM PST by rfp1234
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