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Nancy Pelosi Wants Bedroom on Jet
newsmax.com ^ | newsmax staff

Posted on 02/08/2007 7:32:14 PM PST by do the dhue

Critics charge that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is abusing the perks of power by asking for a jumbo military jet with sleeping accommodations for her flights across the country.

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Pentagon agreed to provide the speaker, who is second in the line of presidential succession, with a military plane for added security during trips back home.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, an Illinois Republican, flew in a small commuter-sized Air Force jet.

Pelosi wants a larger aircraft that can fly to her San Francisco district without stopping to refuel.

Some sources are claiming that Pelosi demanded access to the C-32, which seats 45 and has a stateroom for the primary passenger, a conference facility, an entertainment system and three convertible beds.

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I know this story has been out for a day or so, but do we realize what all she is asking here?

Besides, you don't have to refuel a broom. What is the matter with her broom?

Even better, get her an ox and a cart. Maybe she will make it to Washington before the 110th Congress ends.

1 posted on 02/08/2007 7:32:15 PM PST by do the dhue
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2 posted on 02/08/2007 7:34:25 PM PST by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: xcamel

MAN we Freepers had way too much fun on Nancy expense

ROFL


3 posted on 02/08/2007 7:35:30 PM PST by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: do the dhue

Pelosi wants to join the mile high club Ewwwwwww!!!


4 posted on 02/08/2007 7:35:30 PM PST by al baby (Hi mom)
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To: do the dhue

Mile High Club members are already resigning......


5 posted on 02/08/2007 7:35:42 PM PST by edpc (Don't just accept what's Left.....work for what's Right)
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To: do the dhue
She got her plane:
6 posted on 02/08/2007 7:36:12 PM PST by WBL 1952
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To: do the dhue

This is so hot.


7 posted on 02/08/2007 7:36:32 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really needed?)
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To: do the dhue
seriously? I don't care if she gets a large jet or not. I personally can see her argument for having a jet. Christ she is the 3rd most powerful person in the world. She does disgust me and makes me sick.
8 posted on 02/08/2007 7:36:35 PM PST by Porterville (Through experience I have discovered that Yoda is a dumbass and Karma is a lie.)
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To: do the dhue

I have yet to see the specifics of what she actually asked for.


9 posted on 02/08/2007 7:37:03 PM PST by plain talk
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To: do the dhue

So Stretch is really exposing her LIMOSINE LIBERAL blood. What a pathetic wench. Talk about sick, arrogant elitism. If she does not get the bed, it will become a SEXIST issue. Her Highness has already played the gender card...this is really getting good. Just give her a supersonic broom, and be done with it.


10 posted on 02/08/2007 7:37:27 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: do the dhue
I don't think she realizes how that looks to the country. The New Democrats are the Old Democrats. Living it high on the hog.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

11 posted on 02/08/2007 7:37:28 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: xcamel
I cracked a rib (wheeeeeze)
12 posted on 02/08/2007 7:37:47 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: SevenofNine

"...MAN we Freepers had way too much fun on Nancy expense..."

And that is a bad thing because...?

;-)


13 posted on 02/08/2007 7:38:00 PM PST by NCC-1701 (PUT AN END TO ORGANIZED CRIME. ABOLISH THE IRS.)
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To: plain talk

a military version of a luxury 757-200
info enough?


14 posted on 02/08/2007 7:38:24 PM PST by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: do the dhue

And whatever plane she gets, make sure it has the proper insignia on it --- A RED STAR.


15 posted on 02/08/2007 7:38:29 PM PST by EagleUSA
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To: edpc
Mile High Club members are already resigning...... I am on the floor over here. You folks are killin' me!
16 posted on 02/08/2007 7:38:46 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Porterville

She ain't the third-most powerful person in the world if the air force doesn't want to give her a luxury jet on demand for her and 42 of her best friends, any time she wants, $300,000 a flight, all on taxpayer dime. Somehow, she doesn't have that much power. She doesn't have a printing press for moneyprinting either, somehow she missed out on that power, too. But she certainly thinks she does, and assumes all these things are her entitlement and whines when the law says she doesn't get them. Dollars to donuts she will try to put the air force in jail for not accomodating her as her servants. But I doubt she will succeed. She just doesn't have that much power.


17 posted on 02/08/2007 7:39:46 PM PST by Kitten Festival
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To: do the dhue

A bed? doesnt she hang from a perch upside down?


18 posted on 02/08/2007 7:39:56 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Defeat liberalism, its the right thing to do for America.)
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To: plain talk

This is the one Pelosi wants:

http://www.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?fsID=90

The C-32 is a specially configured version of the Boeing 757-200 commercial intercontinental airliner. The C-32 body is identical to that of the Boeing 757-200, but has different interior furnishings and 21st century avionics. The passenger cabin is divided into four sections:

-- The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business class seats.
-- The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed.
-- The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business class seats.
-- The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets.

Because the C-32 is a high-standing aircraft, it is easier to see under and around it -- an important security factor for protecting the plane and its passengers.

The C-32 is more fuel efficient and has improved capabilities over its C-137 predecessor. It can travel twice the distance on the same amount of fuel, and operate on shorter runways down to 5,000 feet (1,524 meters) in length. Its 92,000-pound (41,731 kilogram) fuel capacity allows the aircraft to travel 5,500 nautical miles unrefueled.

Heading the safety equipment list is the Traffic Collision Avoidance System and Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System that gives advance warning of possible air and ground threats. Weather systems are enhanced with a Predictive Windshear Warning System. Other items include the future air navigation system with Global Positioning System and Flight Management System/Electronic Flight Instrument System.

Inside the C-32, communications are paramount. The vice president, heads of state and other decision-makers can conduct business anywhere around the world using improved telephones, satellites, television monitors, facsimiles and copy machines. The C-32 has state-of-the-art avionics equipment.

Background
The C-32 is a military version of the Boeing 757-200 extended range aircraft, selected along with the C-37A to replace the aging fleet of C-137 aircraft. Active-duty aircrews from the 1st Airlift Squadron, 89th Airlift Wing at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., fly the aircraft.

The contract was awarded for the C-32 in August 1996. By using commercial off-the-shelf acquisition practices, a new record has been set from contract award to aircraft delivery -- less than two years. The C-32 is the first military aircraft ever to be acquired in this manner. The 89th Airlift Wing acquired the first of four aircraft in late June 1998.

General Characteristics
Primary Function: High-priority personnel transport
Builder: Boeing Company
Power Plant: Two Pratt and Whitney 2040 engines
Thrust: 41,700 pounds static thrust each engine
Length: 155 feet, 3 inches (47.32 meters)
Height: 44 feet, 6 inches (11.02 meters)
Wingspan: 124 feet, 8 inches (37.99 meters)
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 255,000 pounds (115,668 kilograms)
Range: 5,500 nautical miles unrefueled range
Ceiling: 42,000 feet (12,727 meters)
Speed: 530 miles per hour (Mach 0.8)
Load: 45 passengers
Unit Cost: Unavailable
Crew: 16 (varies with mission)
Date Deployed: June 19, 1998
Inventory: Active force, 4; ANG: 0; Reserve: 0


19 posted on 02/08/2007 7:40:35 PM PST by LibFreeOrDie (L'Chaim!)
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To: Kitten Festival
It just isn't worth arguing about. Makes us look petty.
20 posted on 02/08/2007 7:40:52 PM PST by Porterville (Through experience I have discovered that Yoda is a dumbass and Karma is a lie.)
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To: plain talk
'Some sources are claiming that Pelosi demanded access to the C-32, which seats 45 and has a stateroom for the primary passenger, a conference facility, an entertainment system and three convertible beds.

But the Los Angeles Times reports that the military passenger plane that can make a cross-country flight in any weather and also provide the communications needed to stay in contact with the White House is the C-40, which is described by the Air Force as an "office in the sky.”

Derived from the Boeing 737-700C, it can seat up to 120 passengers and has beds and two galleys.'


And don't forget, 'Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, an Illinois Republican, flew in a small commuter-sized Air Force jet.'
21 posted on 02/08/2007 7:41:08 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: goldstategop

I don't think she realizes how that looks to the country.
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She is as stupid as Kerry when it comes to appearances. Total dolts. I had the high honor of hearing her speak one time (the last time) and saw her virtually get laughed off the podium when she started in about the "vast right wing conspiracy"...such fools the empty socialists are. (chuckle)

Thank you voters for this nice gift for America.


22 posted on 02/08/2007 7:41:39 PM PST by EagleUSA
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It just isn't worth arguing about. Makes us look petty.

'Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, an Illinois Republican, flew in a small commuter-sized Air Force jet.'

I think her actions make demorats look gaudy.
23 posted on 02/08/2007 7:42:16 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Porterville
Nancy Pelosi Wants Bedroom on Jet

and kinda kinky too.
24 posted on 02/08/2007 7:43:29 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue
I think that what bothers me the most is that she is stressing the war on terror in order to obtain a larger plane while she has gone on record downplaying the war on terror. I guess she only wants us at war for her convenience.
25 posted on 02/08/2007 7:44:01 PM PST by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: plain talk

Is this specific enough?

-- The forward area has a communications center, galley, lavatory and 10 business class seats.
-- The second section is a fully enclosed stateroom for the use of the primary passenger. It includes a changing area, private lavatory, separate entertainment system, two first-class swivel seats and a convertible divan that seats three and folds out to a bed.
-- The third section contains the conference and staff facility with eight business class seats.
-- The rear section of the cabin contains general seating with 32 business-class seats, galley, two lavatories and closets.


26 posted on 02/08/2007 7:44:02 PM PST by PAR35
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To: EagleUSA

Yeah she get her bedroom she want taxpaper to decorate HEY NANCY I am not Chris Madden or Martha Stewart HELLO she want probably many frilly pillows if she doesn't like size of it she b***h on that she complain and MSN media would play OH POOR YOU GAME


27 posted on 02/08/2007 7:44:32 PM PST by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: NCC-1701

OH NOOOO It not ROFL

FR the photoshop forum that goof on Demos ROFL


28 posted on 02/08/2007 7:45:14 PM PST by SevenofNine ("We are Freepers, all your media belong to us, resistence is futile")
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To: armymarinemom

Good show. That is a angle that I didn't view. Thanks.


29 posted on 02/08/2007 7:45:16 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: 1riot1ranger; al baby; albee; Argh; AtomicBuffaloWings; Bacon Man; beaureguard; bedolido; ...
Salacious Ping List ping!
30 posted on 02/08/2007 7:45:59 PM PST by pax_et_bonum (I will always love you, Flyer.)
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exactly the opposite, it makes her look like exactly what she is - just another limousine liberal, drunk on power and perceived status. A damned legend in her own mind.
When she gets to be POTUS she can have what ever plane she wants - as long as it's AF-1
31 posted on 02/08/2007 7:46:09 PM PST by xcamel (Press to Test, Release to Detonate)
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To: NCC-1701
And that is a bad thing because...?

  It may lead to dancing     ;-)
32 posted on 02/08/2007 7:46:39 PM PST by grjr21
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To: imahawk
I just got to this one.... callin' 911, shattered all my ribs laughin....can't breath...gunna die .....
33 posted on 02/08/2007 7:48:05 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: EagleUSA
Just give her a supersonic broom, and be done with it.

Yea, one that will go to the moon, Alice.
34 posted on 02/08/2007 7:49:12 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue
This plane can get Queen Nancy to the west coast from D.C. non-stop if she just keeps on pushing the pedals! :-)

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35 posted on 02/08/2007 7:51:15 PM PST by smoothsailing
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Has anyone did the numbers to see how much this would cost? Compared to other speakers, how much would this cost taxpayers? How many times has Pelosi traveled home in past years?

To think these are democrats they are expensive. This money could be used to fund this war.


36 posted on 02/08/2007 7:51:30 PM PST by swheats
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To: smoothsailing

LOL


37 posted on 02/08/2007 7:52:01 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Kitten Festival
Dollars to donuts she will try to put the air force in jail for not accommodating her as her servants.

She's already got Murtha making noise about cutting funding to the Pentagon if they don't accede to her demands.

38 posted on 02/08/2007 7:52:45 PM PST by CFC__VRWC (Go Gators! NCAA Football and Basketball Champions!)
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To: do the dhue
It's about the BLING BLING, y'all
39 posted on 02/08/2007 7:53:09 PM PST by right-wingin_It
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To: al baby
"Pelosi wants to join the mile high club Ewwwwwww!!!"

Maybe Bill Clinton would do her; I can't think of anyone else with so little taste or so strong a stomach.

40 posted on 02/08/2007 7:53:12 PM PST by D.P.Roberts
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To: do the dhue
Maybe Mama Theresa will sell you Lurch's plane:


41 posted on 02/08/2007 7:53:57 PM PST by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: CFC__VRWC

The queen will not be denied.


42 posted on 02/08/2007 7:54:19 PM PST by Kitten Festival
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To: swheats
I concur. Our Troops are lucky to get a good nights sleep on a cot.

She can't wait until her big broom gets her to San Fransnickersbar to do what ever she does in a bed.
43 posted on 02/08/2007 7:54:34 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue
This is what she expectd to have:

Air Force C-32A

44 posted on 02/08/2007 7:54:59 PM PST by Michael.SF. (It's time our lawmakers paid more attention to their responsibilities, and less to their privileges.)
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To: Kitten Festival

...$300,000 a flight, all on taxpayer dime.

Truth in that. It costs $22,000/Hr to operate a 757. I think the real issue, tho', is her absolute demand for a bidet....

45 posted on 02/08/2007 7:55:01 PM PST by GoldCountryRedneck ("God made liquor and God made brew, so ugly people could have sex too" - unknown)
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To: do the dhue

46 posted on 02/08/2007 7:55:25 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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To: Miss Didi

LOL

I gotta git off this thread. My eyes are watered. I got a smile plastered on my face that I can not get off. My gut hurts. And I am wearing out my L and O on my keyboard.


47 posted on 02/08/2007 7:56:05 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: do the dhue
Pelosi wants a larger aircraft that can fly to her San Francisco district without stopping to refuel.

You can't expect her to set foot in flyover country.

48 posted on 02/08/2007 7:56:51 PM PST by Paleo Conservative
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That's freaky. I just imaged her and the Captain in her bedroom while the plane is on auto pilot.


49 posted on 02/08/2007 7:57:20 PM PST by do the dhue (DEM ARE RATS!!!!!)
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To: Porterville

I agree w you P-ville.

Yours are the most sensible comments on this thread


50 posted on 02/08/2007 7:57:53 PM PST by Ludicrous
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