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Pelosi jabs DeMint on his way out
The Hill ^ | December 6, 2012 | Mike Lillis

Posted on 12/06/2012 7:09:45 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday linked outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) to one of the “saddest” Senate votes in years and suggested DeMint’s values won't be missed on Capitol Hill.

Pelosi criticized the resigning South Carolina lawmaker and other GOP senators for voting Tuesday against Senate ratification of a United Nations treaty on rights for the disabled.

“For them [DeMint and other treaty opponents] to slap the face of our veterans, of people with disabilities, of families with children with disabilities, that was one of the saddest days,” Pelosi said in the Capitol, taking care to avoid DeMint's name. “So anyone who was a party to that, well, I wish them well wherever they are going, and hope that we can have more of our values represented [by his replacement].”

Just hours before, DeMint shocked Capitol Hill by announcing that he's leaving the Senate to take over the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank that had lobbied hard against the U.N. treaty on the disabled.

The treaty would have extended the rights granted under the Americans with Disabilities Act to all nations. It was voted down in a 61-38 vote.

The measure was backed most prominently by former-Senate Majority Leader Robert Dole (R-Kansas), 89, a World War II veteran who came to the Senate chamber in a wheelchair Tuesday night to drum up support from his fellow Republicans.

He fell short...

(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...


TOPICS: California; Kansas; South Carolina; Issues; U.S. Congress; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: congress; demint; disabled; pelosi; senate; unitednations
As if the Democrats give a flying fig for veterans! LOL
1 posted on 12/06/2012 7:09:59 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She HATES patriotic Americans.


2 posted on 12/06/2012 7:10:54 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think it best I keep my mouth shut.


3 posted on 12/06/2012 7:11:43 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

DeMint can make the best of his lame-duck status, if he becomes the one Senator required to question the acclimation of the Electoral College vote in January.

Only one Representative and one Senator are required, to throw the Presidential election to the House.


4 posted on 12/06/2012 7:14:36 PM PST by research99
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Counterculture File.


5 posted on 12/06/2012 7:15:20 PM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: bgill

grrrrrrrrrrr

me too


6 posted on 12/06/2012 7:15:28 PM PST by onona (It's a good day to celebrate life, so I shall !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I really despise that harpy.


7 posted on 12/06/2012 7:16:05 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: bgill

I am with you..words that can possibly be proper simply defy me.


8 posted on 12/06/2012 7:17:08 PM PST by acapesket
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
“For them [DeMint and other treaty opponents] to slap the face of our veterans,

This from the party that axed Tricare for our Vets.

9 posted on 12/06/2012 7:17:27 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: research99

I don’t believe that that is true. You have a url pointer to where it says only 1 house and 1 Senator needed to object?

It think it would require the majority, if not super majority of the whole body to object.


10 posted on 12/06/2012 7:19:09 PM PST by Usagi_yo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As if the treaty has anything to do with rights of the disabled. It’s about transfer of control and wealth, to our detriment.


11 posted on 12/06/2012 7:21:10 PM PST by ntnychik
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

what a contrast in class between Pelosi and DeMint. Pelosi trashes him in such a crude way. On the other hand Rush asked DeMint about Harry Reid. DeMint said Reid was his friend and that Reid wasn’t the problem. He said the problem is that conservatives need to get their message out etc etc I don’t particularly like this chummy kind of stuff but must admit DeMint has a lot of class and disciplined restraint to make such a statement


12 posted on 12/06/2012 7:37:01 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

Out of curiosity, when was the last time you saw a Republican behaving the way Nancy Pelosi is behaving?

Part of me questions why our side doesn’t behave this way. The other half questions how such a vile woman has any stake in the realm of political power. She’s truly disgusting in every way.


13 posted on 12/06/2012 7:37:47 PM PST by CaspersGh0sts
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Where is a giant gavel when you need one?


14 posted on 12/06/2012 7:48:59 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; alrea; Amanda King; americanophile; Babsig; be-baw; BlessingsofLiberty; ...
  
Jim
DeMint
Ping!

Want on or off this ping list? GET WITH THE PROGRAM! Just FReepmail me.

Follow Sen. DeMint on Twitter.

Welcome BlessingsofLiberty.

15 posted on 12/06/2012 7:49:38 PM PST by upchuck (America's at an awkward stage. Too late to work within the system, too early to shoot the bastards.)
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To: CaspersGh0sts

I don’t remember anybody from the GOP standing up , on the day of Sen. Byrd’s death, to celebrate the departure of the Klan from the Senate.


16 posted on 12/06/2012 7:53:42 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: Usagi_yo

3 U.S.C. section 15. is what Research99 is referring to, but he doesn’t understand it. It’s not going to happen.


17 posted on 12/06/2012 7:55:30 PM PST by Melas (u)
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To: Usagi_yo

At the reading of the votes of the Electoral College, it only requires one house member (with sponsorship of one Senator) to object to the acceptance of the votes.

Then Congress is obligated to discuss the matter.

This would be a prime opportunity to finally bring up the eligibility issue, in a forum too prominent to ignore!

Disputes regarding the Electoral College vote for President are resolved within the House, where Republicans retain a majority. That is, unless someone “pulls” a Boehner there.


18 posted on 12/06/2012 7:56:50 PM PST by research99
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To: jospehm20

That Harpy helped construct a bill that directly hurts the parents of special needs children. The Affordable Care Act is going to make care affordable by raising taxes on those parents who used to take advantage of Flexible Spending Accounts offered by employers. Many of those parents would put pre-tax dollars away to cover the enormous out of pocket expenses associated with raising disabled children. The ACA put a limit of $2500 a year on those accounts.


19 posted on 12/06/2012 7:58:51 PM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nancy Pelosi was walking one day when a squirrel ran up under her skirt. The squirrel’s tail hung out from under her skirt, so she grabbed the squirrel’s tail to try to pull him out. She was shrieking, “get out of there you whiskered wretch!”
Two winos were sitting on a bench watching her when one said to the other, “

They’ll ban me again. You figure out the punch line.


20 posted on 12/06/2012 7:59:32 PM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: bgill

If I could, I’d tell her to her face “shut up beotch!”


21 posted on 12/06/2012 8:12:37 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

I’m calling my Senator ( Demint) tomorrow to ask if there are any laws that were broken when Pelosi traded on insider information.


22 posted on 12/06/2012 8:36:30 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (Actually, they lie when it suits them! The crooked MS media must be defeated any way it can be done!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just can’t understand why some good little girl hasn’t thrown a bucket of water on this bitch yet.


23 posted on 12/06/2012 9:15:40 PM PST by MCH
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pelosi doesn’t have the courage and/or brains to leave the hill. She’s going to live off the taxpayers until she croaks. DemocRATS are like that. They just don’t know when it’s time to go home. Pigs.


24 posted on 12/06/2012 9:18:08 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Don't tax me bro! Tax that guy over there!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pelozi is one nasty old commie moonbat.


25 posted on 12/06/2012 10:04:56 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My local news here in MN literally referred to him as a “conservative firebrand.”


26 posted on 12/06/2012 10:07:55 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s just showing what serves as “class” for the average Dim, but what we all recognize as showing of ones ass..


27 posted on 12/07/2012 3:07:32 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One can only hope that the very people who believe her lies will eventually eat her alive and that goes for the rest of them as well.


28 posted on 12/10/2012 6:41:17 AM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: research99

Might be fun to see....especially since Boehner decided to do an early purge of Tea Party folks from key committees...

hmm.....


29 posted on 12/10/2012 6:48:38 AM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: CaspersGh0sts

If everybody watched cspan, they would quickly become disgusted with her and all the other extremists but few people watch cspan, that is the problem. When Pelosi is seen on her local tv she is probably shown as a warm and smiling grandmother, kind of like Mother Theresa with lipstick. These Dem phonies all put on a fake face to the media when they are campaigning and the liberal media is all to happy to go along.


30 posted on 12/10/2012 9:10:11 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: MCH

Where is Dorothy when we need her? :^)


31 posted on 12/10/2012 9:14:58 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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To: USNBandit

We should refer to her as the harpy from now on. What a perfect name for her.


32 posted on 12/10/2012 9:17:54 PM PST by cradle of freedom (Long live the Republic !)
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