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Pelosi Says Dems Focusing on 3 Rs to Win Midterms: Recruiting, Raising Cash, Raising Issues
PJ Media ^ | 1-9-2014 | Bridget Johnson

Posted on 01/10/2014 4:54:19 AM PST by Sir Napsalot

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Pelosi told reporters today, stressing that they’re focusing on the three “R”s: “the recruiting of candidates, the raising of the resources, and of course, the raising of the issues that are part of the debate.”

“So we feel pretty confident about it and that confidence some, as I say, the caliber of the candidates that we have and the support that we have at the grass-roots level that has enabled us to attract, as I say, candidate, resources, volunteers and the rest,” she added.

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After today’s caucus meeting, Pelosi called it “disappointing that the House Republicans are continuing their obsession with the Affordable Care Act in this new year” yet was open to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) moving immigration reform in a piecemeal fashion as long as the goals of comprehensive immigration reform were eventually agreed to in conference. “And that’s why we have the three Bs — the Bible, the religious community; the badges, the law enforcement community; and B, the business community — supporting an effort for comprehensive immigration reform.” ......

Pelosi was asked if the political climate “stacked against moderates” could work against Democrats and put taking back the House out of reach.

“I certainly hope not, in terms of moderates on both sides of the aisle. We feel very confident. We think 2014′s going to be a great year, for these reasons. One is that the issues that I mentioned, whether it’s immigration, raising the minimum wage, background checks, all the rest of that are the priorities the American people want to see us act upon and so that’s what our debate will be about,” she replied.

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Pelosi will never retire herself. And SF won't do it either. We are stuck with this bwitch.

One of the three "R" is certainly - Race baiting.

1 posted on 01/10/2014 4:54:19 AM PST by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot

She forgot RIGGING ballot boxes.


2 posted on 01/10/2014 4:55:48 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: Sir Napsalot

More like....Raping our paychecks, raping our paychecks and raping our paychecks...


3 posted on 01/10/2014 4:56:00 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Sir Napsalot

>>> One of the three “R” is certainly - Race baiting.

A second “R” is the usual ‘Racketeering’ (Chicago style)


4 posted on 01/10/2014 4:58:29 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Russ

Good one.


5 posted on 01/10/2014 4:59:11 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
One of the three "R" is certainly - Race baiting.

And resentment.

6 posted on 01/10/2014 4:59:40 AM PST by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: Sir Napsalot
She forgot Razing the country to the ground.

7 posted on 01/10/2014 5:00:00 AM PST by BitWielder1 (Corporate Profits are better than Government Waste)
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To: Sir Napsalot

All grist from their abortion mills.


8 posted on 01/10/2014 5:04:39 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Sir Napsalot

Someday pelosi is just going to float away from all the air in her brain. OR she is going to liquify from an overdose of botox.


9 posted on 01/10/2014 5:08:45 AM PST by MestaMachine (My caps work. You gotta earn them.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The only way the Dems are going to win in 2014 is if the GOP implodes and does something stupid like pass immigration reform, which it looks like they are going to do because the GOPe has no desire for conservatives to be in the majority.


10 posted on 01/10/2014 5:13:53 AM PST by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: Sir Napsalot

One thing about the dems for which I have grudging admiration. They set a goal and fight at all costs to reach it.. contrast to the dithering, self-defeating, squabbling Repubs. The estabs in the GOP would much rather trash and destroy the TEA Party than take the fight to the dems.


11 posted on 01/10/2014 5:17:01 AM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: erod
GOPe has no desire for conservatives to be in the majority.

Exactly. They have Bob Michel disease, i.e., they'd rather sit quietly and blissfully in the minority and not have to take responsibility for anything. Power and responsibility scare them.

12 posted on 01/10/2014 5:18:27 AM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I just love these satire articles.


13 posted on 01/10/2014 5:26:22 AM PST by UCANSEE2 (I forgot what my tagline was supposed to say)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Of course they need to recruit. They need to convince people to vote for them who have previously been non-political. Anyone that pays attention to politics knows that liberal democrats are a disaster in power. So they need new dupes.

They need cash to get their message out. Money talks. With enough of it they can buy time and repeat their lies. Repeated often enough, people start to believe them.

Sure they are going to raise issues, all kinds of issues. Anything they can evoke an emotional response on - that will all of a sudden become the most important issue. They'll be trying to distract from the many real and serious issues that they have completely screwed the pooch on.

It is a typical, even predictable strategy. On the other side, we just have to keep hammering them on the real issues, not let them set the stage for the debate.

14 posted on 01/10/2014 5:30:44 AM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Sir Napsalot
The Republicans have a winning motto for ANYTHING the dumbocrats say they are going to "fix"

Just say "The Government will fix [it] just like they fixed health care!"

15 posted on 01/10/2014 5:35:18 AM PST by Mr. K (If you like your constitution, you can keep it...Period.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Retards; Ridiculous;Repulsive


16 posted on 01/10/2014 5:53:18 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“raising issues” - what a laugher.

Leftists avoid discussing issues based on their merits at all costs, because their position on issues either never works, or is simply illogical.


17 posted on 01/10/2014 5:55:01 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sir Napsalot

How about these three Rs:

Resistance
Restoration
Retribution


18 posted on 01/10/2014 5:56:41 AM PST by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: Noumenon

How about “Revolution?”


19 posted on 01/10/2014 7:08:26 AM PST by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: Sir Napsalot

“Recruiting, Raising Cash, Raising Issues”

Voter fraud, making slush funds from tax revenues, lying


20 posted on 01/10/2014 7:17:15 AM PST by unlearner (You will never come to know that which you do not know until you first know that you do not know it.)
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To: Lou L

Not to pick nits, but we’re really talking counter-revolution. Counter to the ‘fundamental transformation’ we’ve undergone courtesy of the wrecking crew in the Get Whitey House.


21 posted on 01/10/2014 7:31:22 AM PST by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Nancy Pelosi...stuck in the 70s with her Mary Tyler Moore haircut.

“Who can turn the world on with her smile?
Who can take a nothing day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile?
Well, it’s you girl, and you should know it!
With each glance and every little movement you show it!
Love is all around no need to waste it.
You can never tell why don’t you taste it!
You’re going to make it after all.
You’re going to make it after all!”

Who can lie right to your face and smile?
Who can take a great nation and throw it on a rock pile?
Well, it’s you girl and you should know it!
With each speech the world knows that you’ve blown it!
Tax money’s all around you need to waste it.
Put some in your purse you lush you’re wasted.
You’re going to pass out after all.
You’re going to pass out after all!


22 posted on 01/10/2014 7:35:14 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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Pelosi said moving immigration reform is crucial for winning 2014---"We Democrats have the Bible, the religious community;law enforcement and the business community — supporting our effort for comprehensive immigration reform.” ......

Pelosi added: "And sucking up to latinos every chance we get will make me Majority Leader, again."

NANCY SUCKS UP at the Ntl Assoc of Latino Elected
and Appointedt Officials Gala
in DC. Pictured left to right:
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ);
Dr Salomon Melgen, VOXXI Chman (now under federal investigation);
Rep Nancy Pelosi (Dimwit-CAL);
Francisco J. Sanchez, US Under Secy of Commerce for Intl Trade,
Emilio Sanchez, Pres/CEO of VOXXI.
(Photo/ Voxxi---Melgen's ethnic solidarity web site)

BTW, the Senate Immigration Reform Bill Nancy is pushing protects slimy, corrupt Latino Public Officials in US positions of power (like the ones pictured) from prosecution for crimes committed in office.

23 posted on 01/10/2014 1:44:48 PM PST by Liz
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To: All
Pelosi Says Dems Focusing on 3 ‘R’s to Win 2014
Midterms: Recruiting, Raising Cash, Raising Issues...

Yoo hoo, Nancy you forgot "Obamacare"---the signature legislation of your president----how come you Dems forget that, Nance? Huh?

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Maybe this is why Dems wont run on Obamacare?

As far back as 2008, at the presidential debate in Nashville, Democrat candidate Obama advanced his signature plan that was ultimately enacted (by an historic straight Democrat party-line vote) into the "Affordable Care Act :

OBAMA: "No. 1, let me just repeat, if you’ve got a health care plan that you like, you can keep it. All I’m going to do is help you to lower the premiums on it. You’ll still have choice of doctor.”

Repeated over and over ---- with the promise that every American family would be saving $2500.00 on healthcare costs.

LOCK-STEPPING PARTY LOYALTY NOT SEEN SINCE 1940's ERA EUROPE Obama And The Dumbos marching in lockstep. The persistent Dumbocrat drumbeat ---- in obeisance to Obama ---- kept ringing reassuringly in our ears: "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan."

SEN. HARRY REID (D-Nev.): “In fact, one of our core principles is that if you like the health care you have, you can keep it.” (Sen. Reid, Congressional Record, S.8642, 8/3/09)

SEN. RICHARD DURBIN: “We believe — and we stand by this — if you like your current health insurance plan, you will be able to keep it, plain and simple, straightforward.” (Sen. Durbin, Congressional Record, S.6401, 6/10/09)

SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): “If you like your insurance, you keep it.” (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Bill Mark-Up, 9/29/09)

SEN. PATTY MURRAY (D-Wash.): “Again, if you like what you have, you will be able to keep it. Let me say this again: If you like what you have, when our legislation is passed and signed by the President, you will be able to keep it.” (Sen. Murray, Congressional Record, S.6400, 6/10/09)

SEN. MAX BAUCUS (D-Mont.): “That is why one of the central promises of health care reform has been and is: If you like what you have, you can keep it. That is critically important. If a person has a plan, and he or she likes it, he or she can keep it.” (Sen. Baucus, Congressional Record, S.7676, 9/29/10)

SEN. TOM HARKIN (D-Iowa): “One of the things we put in the health care bill when we designed it was the protection for consumers to keep the plan they have if they like it; thus, the term ‘grandfathered plans.’ If you have a plan you like — existing policies — you can keep them. … we said, if you like a plan, you get to keep it, and you can grandfather it in.” (Sen. Harkin, Congressional Record, S.7675-6, 9/29/10)

THEN-REP. TAMMY BALDWIN (D-Wis.): “Under the bill, if you like the insurance you have now, you may keep it and it will improve.” (Rep. Baldwin, Press Release, 3/18/10)

SEN. MARK BEGICH (D-Alaska): “If you got a doctor now, you got a medical professional you want, you get to keep that. If you have an insurance program or a health care policy you want of ideas, make sure you keep it. That you can keep who you want.” (Sen. Begich, Townhall Event, 7/27/09)

SEN. MICHAEL BENNET (D-Colo.): “We should begin with a basic principle: if you have coverage and you like it, you can keep it. If you have your doctor, and you like him or her, you should be able to keep them as well. We will not take that choice away from you.” (Sen. Bennet, Press Release, 6/11/09)

SEN. BARBARA BOXER (D-Calif.): “So we Democrats want people to be able to keep the health care they have. And the answer to that is choice of plans. And in the exchange, we’re going to have lots of different plans, and people will be able to keep the health care coverage they need and they want.” (Sen. Boxer, Press Release, 2/8/11)

SEN. SHERROD BROWN (D-Ohio): “Our Democrat bill says if you have health insurance and you like it, you can keep it…”(Sen. Brown, Congressional Record, S.12612, 12/7/09)

SEN. BEN CARDIN (D-Md.): “For the people of Maryland, this bill will provide a rational way in which they can maintain their existing coverage…” (Sen. Cardin, Congressional Record, S.13798, 12/23/09)

SEN. BOB CASEY (D-Pa.): “I also believe this Democrat legislation and the bill we are going to send to President Obama this fall will also have secure choices. If you like what you have, you like the plan you have, you can keep it. It is not going to change.” (Sen. Casey, Congressional Record, S.8070, 7/24/09)

SEN. KAY HAGAN (D-N.C.): ‘People who have insurance they’re happy with can keep it’ “We need to support the private insurance industry so that people who have insurance they’re happy with can keep it while also providing a backstop option for people without access to affordable coverage.” (“Republicans Vent As Other Compromise Plans Get Aired,” National Journal’s Congress Daily, 6/18/09)

SEN. MARY LANDRIEU (D-La.): “If you like the insurance that you have, you’ll be able to keep it.” (MSNBC’s Hardball, 12/16/09)

SEN. PAT LEAHY (D-Vt.): “[I]f you like the insurance you now have, keep the insurance you have.” (CNN’s “Newsroom,” 10/22/09)

SEN. BOB MENENDEZ (D-N.J.): “If you like what you have, you get to keep it” “Menendez is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which is expected to release a bill later this week. He stressed that consumers who are satisfied with their plans won’t have to change. ‘If you like what you have, you get to keep it,’ he said.” (“Health Care Plan Would Help N.J., Menendez Says,” The Record, 6/19/09)

SEN. JEFF MERKLEY (D-Oreg.): “[E]nsuring that those who like their insurance get to keep it” “The HELP Committee bill sets forward a historic Democrat plan that will, for the first time in American history, give every American access to affordable health coverage, reduce costs, and increase choice, while ensuring that those who like their insurance get to keep it.” (Sen. Merkley, Press Release, 7/15/09)

SEN. BARBARA MIKULSKI (D-Md.): “It means that if you like the insurance you have now, you can keep it.” (Sen. Mikulski, Press Release, 12/24/09)

SEN. JAY ROCKEFELLER (D-W.Va.): “I want people to know, the President’s promise that if you like the coverage you have today you can keep it is a pledge we intend to keep.” (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Hearing, 9/23/09)

SEN. JACK REED (D-R.I.): “If you like the insurance you have, you can choose to keep it.” (Sen. Reed, Town Hall Event, 6/25/09)

SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-Vt.): “‘If you have coverage you like, you can keep it,’ says Sen. Sanders.” (“Sick And Wrong,” Rolling Stone, 4/5/10)

SEN. JEANNE SHAHEEN (D-N.H.): ‘if you have health coverage that you like, you get to keep it’ “My understanding … is that … if you have health coverage that you like you can keep it. As I said, you may have missed my remarks at the beginning of the call, but one of the things I that I said as a requirement that I have for supporting a Democrat bill is that if you have health coverage that you like you should be able to keep that. …under every scenario that I’ve seen, if you have health coverage that you like, you get to keep it.” (Sen. Shaheen, “Health Care Questions From Across New Hampshire,” Accessed 11/13/13)

SEN. DEBBIE STABENOW (D-Mich.): “As someone who has a large number of large employers in my state, one of the things I appreciate about the Democrat chairman’s remark is — is the grandfathering provisions, the fact that the people in my state, 60 percent of whom have insurance, are going to be able to keep it. And Mr. Chairman, I appreciate that. That’s a strong commitment. It’s clear in the bill … I appreciate the strong commitment on your part and the president to make sure that if you have your insurance you can keep it. That’s the bottom line for me.” (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Bill Mark-Up, 9/24/09)

SEN. JON TESTER (D-Mont.): “‘If you like your coverage, you’ll be able to keep it,’ Tester said, adding that if Medicare changes, it will only become stronger”. (“Tester In Baker To Discuss Health Care,” The Fallon County Times, 11/20/09)

SEN. TOM UDALL (D-N.Mex.): “Some worried reform would alter their current coverage. It won’t. If you like your current plan, you can keep it.” (“What I Learned: About Health Care Reform This Summer, By Your Lawmakers In Congress,” Albuquerque Journal, 9/8/09)

SEN. SHELDON WHITEHOUSE (D-R.I.): “..it honors President Obama’s programs and the promise of all of the Presidential candidates that if you like the plan you have, you get to keep it. You are not forced out of anything.” (Sen. Whitehouse, Congressional Record, S.8668, 8/3/09)

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) the 60th vote on Obamacare: "people who are happy with their current plan, wouldn't need to change it."

FRANKEN YOUTUBE SOUND BITE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCZmAYYNz8Ihttp://www.youtube.com/watch? v=UCZmAYYNz8I

24 posted on 01/10/2014 1:51:19 PM PST by Liz
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