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Pelosi's Can't Let Go
Examiner.com ^ | 01/19/2009 | Arthur Bruzzone

Posted on 01/19/2009 3:19:58 PM PST by PrairieFireConservative

While the nation's capitol buzzes with inaugural fever, party crasher Nancy Pelosi has used the air waves to demand prosecuting the outgoing president. She's at odds with her party's leader and the President-elect, again.

"I don't believe that anybody is above the law," Obama said in a recent television interview. "On the other hand, I also have a belief that we need to look forward, as opposed to looking backwards."

But there was Pelosi, on the eve of the Inaugural, harping over an investigation she wants started into whether the Bush administration broke the law when it fired a group of federal prosecutors.

"I think that we have to learn from the past, and we cannot let the politicizing of, for example, the Justice Department, go unreviewed," she said. "Past is prologue."

Really. The most recent Democrat president, Bill Clinton, fired the entire lot of federal prosecutors a few days after taking office.

But why now at this historic moment, on the weekend before the inauguration of her party's president.

House Democrats last week recommended a criminal investigation to determine whether administration officials broke the law in the name of national security. Along with the fired prosecutors, the report cited interrogation of foreign detainees, warrantless wiretaps, retribution against critics and manipulation of intelligence.

It's clear Speaker Pelosi has basked in the national spotlight.

She apparently can't face the reality of politics in D.C. Once Barack Obama is sworn into office, the house speaker will fade into the background.

Barack Obama isn't just another new president.

He brings a multi-million person grassroots force with him into the office.

Pelosi, on the other hand, has been elected by a couple hundred thousand San Franciscan voters. Her Republican opponent received up 10% of the vote, and Cindy Sheehan (you remember her) received 16% of the vote. Madame Speaker only received 70% of the vote. Then there's Congress' high approval ratings --- 15%.

She has only a few more hours to hold the reigns of power. Then it moves again to the White House.


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; inaugural; nancypelosi; pelosi
She needs to be pushed out of the media spotlight. She's annoying, arrogant, and tyrannical. At this point, Obama is arrogant, heading towardst he tyrannical, but not annoying.
1 posted on 01/19/2009 3:20:02 PM PST by PrairieFireConservative
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To: PrairieFireConservative

They pretty much deserve each other.


2 posted on 01/19/2009 3:22:31 PM PST by bergmeid (2012 - someone please fast forward.)
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To: PrairieFireConservative

“She needs to be pushed out of the media spotlight. She’s annoying, arrogant, and tyrannical. At this point, Obama is arrogant, heading towardst he tyrannical, but not annoying.”

“She needs to be pushed out of the House..Period” There, Fixed it.


3 posted on 01/19/2009 3:25:29 PM PST by blueyon (Every one will have their 15 mins under the bus)
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To: PrairieFireConservative

OH YES HE IS!!!


4 posted on 01/19/2009 3:26:30 PM PST by peace with honor
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To: PrairieFireConservative

These actions by Pelosi is simply her way of ensuring re-election by the liberal whack job constituents that elect her.


5 posted on 01/19/2009 3:26:39 PM PST by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: PrairieFireConservative
You're right Madame Speaker. No one is above the law. Accordingly, I expect an investigation into your family's business dealings, in particular, the transactions involving land at the Presidio and ownership and financial transactions involving Star Kist (in light of the generous tax considerations which you rammed through on their behalf). That should be a good start.
6 posted on 01/19/2009 3:28:05 PM PST by Corporate Law (<>< - Xavier Basketball: Perennial Slayers of #1 Ranked Teams)
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To: PrairieFireConservative

Ask her about Starkist Tuna, her hubby’s $14MM business interest where she fought minimum wage increases and gave a nice government economic development grant to American Samoa, where processing operations are housed.

Not really news for the MSM.


7 posted on 01/19/2009 3:31:28 PM PST by wac3rd (In the end, we all are Conservative, some just need their lives jolted to realize that fact.)
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To: PrairieFireConservative

People like this creature have no judgement and lack any weight in public counsels. It is unfortunate that their degenerate electorate keep returning them to office. They are increasing the risk of Social War and hopefully they will be ignored.


8 posted on 01/19/2009 3:35:25 PM PST by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: PrairieFireConservative
If Pelosi really believed that "nobody is above the law" stuff she would have turned in her own father. "The Greatest Menace" by Lee Bernstein has this to say about him (page 56): "Baltimore mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr. became the "Siciliano protector" of "madames, gambling dens, and dope-peddlers"
9 posted on 01/19/2009 3:36:55 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: PrairieFireConservative
Oh Arthur, you silly boy...

Thee Democrat House and Senate leadership supported Obie over Hillary because they view him as easily manipulated.

Perhaps they know where literally the bodies are buried. I believe him to be compromised and easily blackmailed. Maybe they have a copy of the real birth certificate. Who knows? It doesn't matter. Bottom line is Nancy and Harry are effectively running things now. Obie is just window dressing.

10 posted on 01/19/2009 3:38:17 PM PST by gov_bean_ counter ( Barak Obama: Pontificator in Chief and Poster Child for the Peter Principle)
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To: PrairieFireConservative

There’s only room for one tyrant in DC, and Nine Percent Peloser isn’t it any more.


11 posted on 01/19/2009 3:39:54 PM PST by Post Toasties (It's not a smear if it's true.)
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To: muawiyah

Multiple pools of sewage sludge wished for you Nancy Pelosi...and your little miscreants too.


12 posted on 01/19/2009 3:46:56 PM PST by tflabo
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To: PrairieFireConservative
If President Bush broke the law, then so did Bill Clinton. He fired every single U.S. Attorney we had from his first day and replaced them with his own cronies.

What does Nancy have to say to that? Democrat corruption doesn't count?

13 posted on 01/19/2009 3:51:15 PM PST by pray4liberty (Always vote for life!)
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To: PrairieFireConservative
I have an idea, you can prosecute Bush If we can prosicute Dodd, Frank, Ried and you! hypocritical a##wipe
14 posted on 01/19/2009 3:53:48 PM PST by ronnie raygun (Is it time for my medication, reality is starting to set in.)
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To: ronnie raygun

Dodd and Rangel for sure.


15 posted on 01/19/2009 3:58:08 PM PST by csmusaret (Call any Congresscritter at 1-877-762-8762. Tell them what you think.)
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To: PrairieFireConservative
Her Republican opponent received up 10% of the vote, and Cindy Sheehan (you remember her) received 16% of the vote.

I live in the Bay Area, but I didn't pay attention to her district's results. That says a lot about San Francisco, that Sheehan beat the Republican on the ballot.

-PJ

16 posted on 01/19/2009 4:03:37 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (You can never overestimate the Democrats' ability to overplay their hand.)
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To: ronnie raygun
Gotta go futher back. There's unfinished business from the Vietnam War. Robert McNamara is still around, as is Jane Fonda, Tom Hayden, etc., et al. (just about anyone who was a Democrat member of Congress from 1959 to 1975 in fact).

We need to settle those issues with warcrimes trials, convictions, sentencing and hangings on the steps of Congress before we get into any of this later stuff.

Besides, some of these old codgers like Ted Kennedy are close to slipping away from us.

17 posted on 01/19/2009 4:04:29 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: PrairieFireConservative

It will never happen. As someone pointed out earlier, The President knows ALL the dirty little secrets and it goes on both sides of the aisle. Remember how bad the Dems wanted Ashcroft and he threw down the gauntlet and started dropping memos. It seems like they started sniffing up another tree real quick when they realized he wasn’t going down quietly.


18 posted on 01/19/2009 4:18:46 PM PST by lt.america (Looking for a bailout)
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To: PrairieFireConservative

“She needs to be pushed out of the media spotlight”

She needs to be pushed out a window.

I hope the Democrats do pursue war crimes. It will demonstrate that only W was fighting the war on terror.

It will be a PR nightmare for them. Not to mention, we’ll do it to them first chance we get.


19 posted on 01/19/2009 4:21:09 PM PST by y6162
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To: Corporate Law

She should also be prosecuted for violating the Logan act and treason for her visit to Syria.


20 posted on 01/19/2009 4:25:29 PM PST by verklaring (Pyrite is not gold))
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To: verklaring

Forgot that gem. Thanks.


21 posted on 01/19/2009 4:34:14 PM PST by Corporate Law (<>< - Xavier Basketball: Perennial Slayers of #1 Ranked Teams)
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To: PrairieFireConservative

Nine percent Nancy needs to keep the BDS cargo cult going.

Why?

Nancy needs the shrieking from the BDS cargo cult to continue so she and the rest of the Corruptocrats can hide behind it.


22 posted on 01/19/2009 4:43:49 PM PST by Nahanni
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To: PrairieFireConservative

Why not encourage her to keep blabbering?


23 posted on 01/19/2009 4:49:18 PM PST by listenhillary (Socialists ~ Consuming the fruit of capitalists for more than 80 years!)
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To: PrairieFireConservative
Pelosi going for war crimes would unite the conservatives which would not be good for Obama and he knows it. There will be no war crimes investigations.
24 posted on 01/19/2009 5:02:04 PM PST by kempo
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To: PrairieFireConservative
Obama is arrogant, heading towardst he tyrannical, but not annoying.

Oh? And what is the color of the sky on the planet where you live?

Every time I see his "jug-handled" visage and hear is "um-un-ah" syncopated delivery, I'm ready to throw a shoe at my big screen! He da*n well is ANNOYING and has been since he started his two year run for the Presidency.

His carriage, his appearance, his manner of speech, his articulated beliefs, not to mention his choice of friends can be described as nothing except annoying. His disregard for the Constitution and 233 years of established precedent in governing this land is way up the list of things that wizz me off. I could go on but why bother...trust me on this, as time rolls along some three hundred million Americans will have plenty to be annoyed about.

Regards,
GtG

25 posted on 01/19/2009 5:02:09 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: PrairieFireConservative
Barack Obama isn't just another new president.

He brings a multi-million person grassroots force with him into the office.

That's a scary sentence:

Adolf Hitler isn't just another new president.

He brings a multi-million person grassroots force with him into the office.

26 posted on 01/19/2009 9:51:05 PM PST by an amused spectator (Citizen Kenyan: The man who created The Sock-Puppet Constitution.)
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To: muawiyah
We need to settle those issues with warcrimes trials, convictions, sentencing and hangings on the steps of Congress before we get into any of this later stuff.

The Lord loves a hangin'... (with apologies to Ren & Stimpy)

27 posted on 01/19/2009 9:54:40 PM PST by an amused spectator (Citizen Kenyan: The man who created The Sock-Puppet Constitution.)
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To: verklaring

She holds a Constitutional office ~ the Logan act (which is never enforced) would never be extended to the Speaker of the House.


28 posted on 01/20/2009 5:46:58 AM PST by muawiyah
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