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Pelosi's Planet
IBD Editorials ^ | July 30, 2008

Posted on 07/30/2008 5:05:45 PM PDT by Kaslin

Politics: "I'm trying to save the planet," declares House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, which is a lot for one person. Maybe she should just try to save herself from the embarrassment that comes with spouting such inanities.


When challenged in an interview with Politico.com about her bullheaded refusal to let Republicans submit energy policies for approval, Pelosi resorted to risible hyperbole to justify her iron-fisted rule of the House parliamentary process.

"I'm trying to save the planet; I'm trying to save the planet," she responded. "I will not have this debate trivialized by their excuse for their failed policy."

If the San Francisco Democrat's magisterial narcissism isn't off-putting enough, her intent should be. She's saying that her importance to the survival of Earth transcends our system of open government, elections and power-sharing. Because she's trying to save the world, she can't be challenged and dissent will not be tolerated.

Pelosi's arrogation of power is not unlike that of the monarchs of old who claimed a divine right to rule. And, just as queens had kings, the speaker has a male imperial sitting on the adjacent throne: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Obstructionism by Reid, D-Nev., who freely uses the trite phrase "we cannot drill our way out of the problem," is also costing Americans at the pump.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: 110th; bizarroworld; bizzaro; congress; drilling; energy; pelosi; pelousy; piglosi; planetsavior
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1 posted on 07/30/2008 5:05:45 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

  She's an elitist, socialist a**hole.

Okay, that's redundant,

2 posted on 07/30/2008 5:10:49 PM PDT by Fintan (Lisa? Lisa??? Wake up, you gotta leave...)
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To: Kaslin

Thank you 2006 voters for enabling this radical, moron socialist nutcase take over our House. She should be in a straight jacket and put on large doses of Prozac. The radical left, again thanks to those voters who really showed the Repub party what they thought of them, now has a choke-hold on America that is doing, and will continue to do, major damage to this country.

And just look ahead to the horrifying possibility of these nutcases teaming with another radical socialist nutcase in the White House who will sell out America in a heartbeat.

Just imagine how much damage such a “team” will do, and has already said it would do, to America. The Dream Team is coming your way America.


3 posted on 07/30/2008 5:12:01 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Kaslin

Pitchfork the despot bitch.


4 posted on 07/30/2008 5:16:08 PM PDT by DGHoodini (Nor shall my sword sleep in my hand)
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To: Kaslin
The sad thing is that Anwar is less than 80 miles from the present pipeline.

The 30 years old pipeline will stop pumping if the volume per day drops below 300,000 barrels per day. It's at 700,000 now down from over 2 million per day.

There is a lot riding on keeping the pipeline up and pumping.
Best estimates are that with everything “fast tracked” oil could be flowing to the pipeline in 2-3 years from start to finish.

5 posted on 07/30/2008 5:16:37 PM PDT by rodguy911 (LAND OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE)
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To: Kaslin

Bush missed a golden opportunity to use the “Bully Pulpit” today to call Pelosi and Ried out by name as obstructionists along with the whole Dem party. What the hell is he afraid of?


6 posted on 07/30/2008 5:17:52 PM PDT by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: Kaslin
"I'm trying to save the planet; I'm trying to save the planet," she responded.

No. You are not, you are saving Obama ass.

The House cannot pass a drilling bill until the magnificent one, messiah Obama flip flops on his drilling position

Otherwise he will be left open to flapping in the breeze which is a dangerous place to be if you are an empty suit.

You might blow away

7 posted on 07/30/2008 5:19:18 PM PDT by Popman (McCain as POTUS is odious, Obama as POTUS is unthinkable.)
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To: EagleUSA
It is scary, piglosi and her band of losers have blocked every conceivable entrance to energy in the entire country and offshore as well.

they have blocked coal, nukes, gas, oil they are even giving Boone pIckens a hard time about his windmills!

This is an all out attack on Capitalism,nothing less.

8 posted on 07/30/2008 5:19:47 PM PDT by rodguy911 (LAND OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE)
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To: Kaslin

bill o’reilly said today that both pelosi and reid were influenced by moveon.org.


9 posted on 07/30/2008 5:20:14 PM PDT by ken21 (people die and you never hear from them again.)
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To: Don Corleone

He is speaking out more and more, but I have learned over the years never to expect too much. I just keep getting disappointed.


10 posted on 07/30/2008 5:21:04 PM PDT by rodguy911 (LAND OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE)
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To: Kaslin
Pelosi reminds me of the Joan Rivers Geico Insurance tv commercial where she says "I can't feel my face!"



11 posted on 07/30/2008 5:21:45 PM PDT by vietvet67
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To: vietvet67

SHe really is a loon!


12 posted on 07/30/2008 5:22:30 PM PDT by rodguy911 (LAND OF THE FREE BECAUSE OF THE BRAVE)
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To: Kaslin
“”I'm trying to save the planet,””

Liberal speak for a narcissistic self-absorbed wack-job....not too far of psychologically from some of the famous 20th century nut jobs...and perhaps, passively, just as dangerous.

13 posted on 07/30/2008 5:22:34 PM PDT by mo
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To: vietvet67
That pic cannot be posted without this one: LOL
14 posted on 07/30/2008 5:25:38 PM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: ken21

I heard it, and I am not the least surprised


15 posted on 07/30/2008 5:27:42 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: EagleUSA
The Dream Team is coming your way America.

Only if we let it.

Right?

16 posted on 07/30/2008 5:29:57 PM PDT by LasVegasMac (Islam: Bringing the world death and destruction for 1400 years!)
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To: Fintan; All
Isn't there some way - some means, legal or civil, whether by her peers or the general public - that this hideous, egotistical bitch can be impeached, or otherwise removed as a threat to the common good of the Republic? Is our system so broken, so out of balance and unchecked, that one person can bring the people and their majority will to it's knees in a nation of 300 million?


17 posted on 07/30/2008 5:33:54 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Barak Obama is as inept as a bear cub with his dink.What)
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To: Kaslin

What planet are you trying to save? you ridiculous space cadet..


18 posted on 07/30/2008 5:34:52 PM PDT by Wil H
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To: vietvet67

Waiting for the eyeballs to start rotating in opposite directions. ;-)


19 posted on 07/30/2008 5:35:24 PM PDT by doc1019 (I was taught to respect my elders, but it's getting harder to find one.)
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To: vietvet67
She's a power-drunk, Marxist ecoNazi psychotic. Screw her limp-wristed, immuno-suppressed constituents. Something needs to be done to shut her down. And I'm at a loss as to how without considering measures that are in the extremus.


20 posted on 07/30/2008 5:37:11 PM PDT by Viking2002 (Barak Obama is as inept as a bear cub with his dink.)
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To: Kaslin
I'm trying to save the planet

What idiocy!

That really has to be one of the dumbest statements ever uttered by a politician.

Her way of saving the planet will kill America. And if America is killed, then the planet won't be saved.
21 posted on 07/30/2008 5:38:53 PM PDT by adorno
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To: EagleUSA
And just look ahead to the horrifying possibility of these nutcases teaming with another radical socialist nutcase in the White House who will sell out America in a heartbeat.

I dunno, so far McCain has worked well with democrats ... Kennedy, Feingold, Lieberman, etc.

I do have to agree on one point though, I also think he's a nut-case. It's really too bad we're not fielding a a candidate this election cycle, someone who could/would stop this silliness.

22 posted on 07/30/2008 5:43:06 PM PDT by The Citizen Soldier (Electing a bad Senator will not produce a good President. - Clinton, Obama or McCain)
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To: The Citizen Soldier

It’s really too bad we’re not fielding a a candidate this election cycle, someone who could/would stop this silliness.
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The real tragedy and reality for America is that the stupid and complacent American public will get the goverment they deserve. One way or the other.


23 posted on 07/30/2008 5:45:02 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: Kaslin
"I will not have this debate trivialized by their excuse for their failed policy."

Gosh - that pretty much defines the Democrat position, Mess Speaker.
Offshore oil? Out-of-bounds, courtesy of Mess Pelosi.
ANWR? Out-of-bounds, courtesy of Mess Pelosi.
Nuclear? Out-of-bounds, courtesy of Mess Pelosi.
Coal? Out-of-bounds, courtesy of Mess Pelosi.
Coal-to-liquids? Out-of-bounds, courtesy of Mess Pelosi.
Oil shale? Out-of-bounds, courtesy of Mess Pelosi.
Anything proven and cheap? Out-of-bounds, courtesy of Mess Pelosi.

Mess Pelosi is just an extreme religious fanatic, abusing her position of trust to force her irrational Gaia-worshipping religion on the rest of us. And we pay the price, literally, every time we fill up...

24 posted on 07/30/2008 5:45:23 PM PDT by Who is John Galt? ("Sometimes I have to break the law in order to meet my management objectives." - Bill Calkins, BLM)
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To: adorno

What do you expect from the worst Speaker of the House this country has ever had and will ever have?


25 posted on 07/30/2008 5:46:03 PM PDT by Kaslin (Vote Democrat if you like high gas prices at the pump)
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To: penelopesire
You're right..



26 posted on 07/30/2008 5:46:24 PM PDT by vietvet67
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To: vietvet67

LOL!! Definately better side by side!!


27 posted on 07/30/2008 5:52:25 PM PDT by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: Fintan

she really thinks she is that important?


28 posted on 07/30/2008 5:56:07 PM PDT by television is just wrong
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To: television is just wrong

She is Superwoman!

Obviously the most ineffectual speaker in a long time. Yet the American people will reward her and the grating Harry Reid by giving them even bigger majorities. I suppose the people voting Democrat this year will be sure to complain about higher taxes, higher gas prices, more vulnerability to terror attacks, etc. Then somehow they’ll blame Republicans.


29 posted on 07/30/2008 6:06:05 PM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: Kaslin

She kills the planet with her every action. She harms it with every move.


30 posted on 07/30/2008 6:20:13 PM PDT by jimfree (Freep and Ye shall find.)
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31 posted on 07/30/2008 6:23:57 PM PDT by rlmorel (Clinging bitterly to Guns and God in Massachusetts...:)
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To: TNCMAXQ
No word exists in the English language that describes the existence of such a collection of cells that has engulfed a body that is identified as Nancy Pelosi.
32 posted on 07/30/2008 6:33:39 PM PDT by Murp
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To: Kaslin

I have never in all my years seen such a pathetic bunch of mornic loosers Time to get involved people. The icing on the cake for these morons is on November 4th.


33 posted on 07/30/2008 6:56:58 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (IF YOU ARE NOT CONSERVATIVE BY 35 YOU HAVE NO BRAIN. W CHURCHILL)
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To: Kaslin

I thought saving the planet was “The Obamessiah’s” job. She’s stealing his thunder.


34 posted on 07/30/2008 7:05:15 PM PDT by mombrown1 (PA Coordinatior SAS The Second Amendment is the reset button for the Constitution)
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To: Kaslin

Rather than just calling Pelosi names on Free Republic posts we need to be encouraging everyone to call every Democrat legislator to let them know we’ve had enough and are prepared to vote them out of office. Thousands of phone calls will cool Pelosi down in a hurry as her fellow Dems start harping on her.


35 posted on 07/30/2008 7:07:41 PM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: Fintan

She’s mad.


36 posted on 07/30/2008 7:15:00 PM PDT by muawiyah (We need a "Gastank For America" to win back Congress)
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To: EagleUSA
Thank you 2006 voters for enabling this radical, moron socialist nutcase take over our House.

I voted, and a lot of other conservatives voted as well. We were just outnumbered.

The radical left, again thanks to those voters who really showed the Repub party what they thought of them, now has a choke-hold on America that is doing, and will continue to do, major damage to this country.

You should be glad the GOP lost. The Democratic Congress has the lowest approval ratings in history, and more Americans are waking up and realizing just how bad they are. Had the GOP retained Congress, it would have been business as usual and nothing would have gotten done.

And just look ahead to the horrifying possibility of these nutcases teaming with another radical socialist nutcase in the White House who will sell out America in a heartbeat.

Oh noze! Were you one of those people who screamed that the troops were going to come home if the Democrats took over Congress too? Well, they're still there in Iraq, killing terrorists. Bush is still President. There haven't been any impeachment proceedings.

Just imagine how much damage such a “team” will do, and has already said it would do, to America. The Dream Team is coming your way America.

Stop trying to rationalize for the GOP. They deserved to lose in 2006 and being in the minority is the best thing that can ever happen to them again.

37 posted on 07/30/2008 7:20:29 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (BARACK OBAMA WILL SAVE US! HE HAS RISEN!!)
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To: penelopesire
I saw that, and I had to make this animated gif...:)

I think it fits...like a glove...:)

38 posted on 07/30/2008 7:37:11 PM PDT by rlmorel (Clinging bitterly to Guns and God in Massachusetts...:)
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39 posted on 07/30/2008 7:38:52 PM PDT by rlmorel (Clinging bitterly to Guns and God in Massachusetts...:)
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

Ack. You and I disagree on much, but you stated that very well. I still can’t bring myself to agree, but you sure did make your case.

Kudos.


40 posted on 07/30/2008 7:41:58 PM PDT by rlmorel (Clinging bitterly to Guns and God in Massachusetts...:)
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To: rlmorel
Strangely repulsive, yet I can't look away.

You've got something subliminal in there, don't you - you're hypnotizing me!

41 posted on 07/30/2008 7:42:15 PM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: the anti-liberal

Heh, you caught me...go through it step by step to see the message...:)


42 posted on 07/30/2008 7:48:04 PM PDT by rlmorel (Clinging bitterly to Guns and God in Massachusetts...:)
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To: Viking2002

At some point, it will tip...and I fear for those lowlife Communist swine who lie, cheat and steal to bring us to a world government...this goes for both right and left.


43 posted on 07/30/2008 9:51:15 PM PDT by wac3rd (Carter80/Obama08)
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To: Kaslin
Contact Pelosi!

bumper-sticker
 
 

Contact your Congress critters to let them know that you are tired of high gas prices.

U. S. Senate

U. S. House of Representatives

44 posted on 07/30/2008 9:54:35 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Kaslin

THere once was a movie about Pelosi. It was entitled “Not of this earth”.

Nuff said!


45 posted on 07/30/2008 10:05:04 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Kaslin

THere once was a movie about Pelosi. It was entitled “Not of this earth”.

Nuff said!


46 posted on 07/30/2008 10:06:28 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: rlmorel

Nice graphic. Instead of a line with an arrow at the end...could you make it a hockey stick?

We could then have fun with the Gorebots and IPPC using the chart.


47 posted on 07/30/2008 10:14:56 PM PDT by Amadeo
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To: Kaslin

This is the modern version of “let them eat cake”.

TIME TO GRAB THE PITCHFORKS AND SHOW OUR MARIE ANTOINETTE WHO IS THE BOSS!!!!!


48 posted on 07/30/2008 10:43:51 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Kaslin; All
Photobucket


49 posted on 07/31/2008 2:29:13 AM PDT by backhoe (Just an old keyboard cowboy, ridin' the Trakball in to the Sunset...)
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To: Kaslin

Let’s put her on the Mars mission and shoot her up there to save that planet.


50 posted on 07/31/2008 5:30:16 AM PDT by bestintxas (It's great in Texas)
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