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Nancy Pelosi's clout for Bay Area will be missed
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 3, 2010 | Phillip Matier,Andrew Ross

Posted on 11/03/2010 6:12:34 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Nowhere will Nancy Pelosi's loss of the House speakership be felt more acutely than here in the Bay Area, where her power has been used to help steer hundreds of millions of dollars into infrastructure projects.

"It's difficult working the halls of Congress when you don't have the speaker of the House who understands specific facets of your region, and isn't there to help set up meetings," said Jim Wunderman, head of the Bay Area Council business group. "There will be a price to pay."

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said the loss would be felt in the South Bay as well.

"To the extent that there was an innovation agenda in the U.S. Congress, it really came out of Pelosi's office, along with Reps. Anna Eshoo and Zoe Lofgren," Reed said. "I doubt the new guy, John Boehner, is even going to understand what Silicon Valley is all about."

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


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: 2010midterms; election2010; failure; fired; nanananagoodbye; nancypelosi; pelosi; pelosicongress; sfvalues; yourefired

1 posted on 11/03/2010 6:12:39 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hahahahahahahahahahahah!


2 posted on 11/03/2010 6:14:26 AM PDT by freebilly (No wonder the left has a boner for Obama. There's CIALIS in soCIALISt....)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

You got that right! Boo Frickin’ Hoo!


3 posted on 11/03/2010 6:17:42 AM PDT by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

More like no more pork for nancy’s hubby.


4 posted on 11/03/2010 6:18:13 AM PDT by Carley (VOTE AS IF YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT, BECAUSE IT DOES)
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To: freebilly

“To the extent that there was an innovation agenda in the U.S. Congress, it really came out of Pelosi’s office”

Also known as 5 trillion in deficit spending


5 posted on 11/03/2010 6:18:13 AM PDT by y6162
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To: freebilly
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said the loss would be felt in the South Bay as well.

So.......your city can't function unless Nancy is squirting some mother's milk in your mouths? Friggin' ridiculous. Figure it out San Jose. Washington is not your sugar daddy.

6 posted on 11/03/2010 6:18:35 AM PDT by The Iceman Cometh (What do Snap-On and Obama have in common? They're both tools.)
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To: freebilly
"It's difficult working the halls of Congress when you don't have the speaker of the House who understands specific facets of your region, and isn't there to help set up meetings," said Jim Wunderman, head of the Bay Area Council business group. "There will be a price to pay."

Poor Jimmy. Poor, poor Jimmy.

/s

7 posted on 11/03/2010 6:18:46 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: freebilly

Yeah, no more support from a speaker for those who do not wish to have a world war 2 museum, no more cover for those who ban the ROTC, no more watching her jump up and down like an organ grinders monkey when (o)bama visits the Congress. Yeah, I am really going to miss that.


8 posted on 11/03/2010 6:18:46 AM PDT by Mouton
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Dear Nancy and her family will miss the perks of the Speakers aircraft with all its goodies.


9 posted on 11/03/2010 6:20:40 AM PDT by FourPeas (Pester not the geek, for the electrons are his friends.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
It's difficult working the halls of Congress when you don't have the speaker of the House

So how do the other 434 districts do it?
10 posted on 11/03/2010 6:21:04 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Worst. Post-Racial. And Post-Partisan. Agent Of Hope And Change. EVER.)
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To: Carley

BUMP.

Take away her gavel and her private jet.


11 posted on 11/03/2010 6:21:34 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The establishment clause isn't just against my OWN government establishing state religion in America)
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To: freebilly

Maybe the mayor of San Jose and the San Fran wackos will miss the botox queen, but with her favorable rating of 8 percent, I don’t think anyone else will.


12 posted on 11/03/2010 6:21:41 AM PDT by Schatze (It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.)
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To: The Iceman Cometh
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed said the loss would be felt in the South Bay as well.

Meg Whitman has strong ties to San Jose. Maybe you should have voted for her.
13 posted on 11/03/2010 6:22:33 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Worst. Post-Racial. And Post-Partisan. Agent Of Hope And Change. EVER.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"I doubt the new guy, John Boehner, is even going to understand what Silicon Valley is all about."

Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina are very well acquainted with Silicon Valley.
14 posted on 11/03/2010 6:23:46 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Worst. Post-Racial. And Post-Partisan. Agent Of Hope And Change. EVER.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So, are they saying that the San Fran Bay area can’t compete against others without their having an insider’s advantage?


15 posted on 11/03/2010 6:27:07 AM PDT by Real Cynic No More (The mighty zero, obama,does not warrant the respect necessary for his name to be capitalized.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
There. There. All's not lost.

Why not put her to work cleaning human excrement from the San Francisco sidewalks--something she might be qualified to do?

16 posted on 11/03/2010 6:27:07 AM PDT by Savage Beast (The Left is the quintessence of hate, greed, and envy. No wonder they're so miserable.)
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To: FourPeas
Dear Nancy and her family will miss the perks of the Speakers aircraft with all its goodies.

They probably slipped a tiny hidden provision into the Stimulus or Obamacare that she gets to keep the plane.

17 posted on 11/03/2010 6:27:27 AM PDT by digger48
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To: a fool in paradise
Take away her gavel and her private jet.

she can have that friggin wooden hammer...just get the keys to those AIRPLANES...

18 posted on 11/03/2010 6:28:04 AM PDT by OBXWanderer
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To: freebilly
where her power has been used to help steer hundreds of millions of dollars into infrastructure projects.

Translation = where her position has been used to facilitate the transfer of wealth looted by the government to her backers.

"Every election is an advanced auction of stolen goods." H. L. Mencken

19 posted on 11/03/2010 6:28:16 AM PDT by from occupied ga (Your most dangerous enemy is your own government,)
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To: Question Liberal Authority
Meg Whitman and Carly Fiorina are very well acquainted with Silicon Valley.

But, of course, the idiot voters were too stupid to elect them. California will soon collapse of its own weight. Memo to Boehner: NO BAILOUTS FOR CALIFORNIA.

20 posted on 11/03/2010 6:29:01 AM PDT by Schatze (It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
No more earmarks to help her husbands huge investment in Star Kist Tuna's operations in American Samoa.
21 posted on 11/03/2010 6:29:35 AM PDT by Mobties (Let the markets work! Reduce the government footprint!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Nothing does the body politic quite so much good as a vigorous (D)elousing.


22 posted on 11/03/2010 6:30:00 AM PDT by Dr.Zoidberg (Warning: Sarcasm/humor is always engaged. Failure to recognize this may lead to misunderstandings.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Welcome to America San Francisco
Enjoy your stay


23 posted on 11/03/2010 6:30:05 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I sincerely hope the new refuge for migrating fowl, formerly known as San Francisco, is well visited by nature’s creatures.


24 posted on 11/03/2010 6:30:15 AM PDT by Tax Government (Democrat: "I'm driving to Socialism at 95 mph." Republican: "Observe the speed limit.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

for the rest of the country,like a dog misses fleas.


25 posted on 11/03/2010 6:32:52 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Well, TOO EFFING BAD!!


26 posted on 11/03/2010 6:34:30 AM PDT by ScottinVA (The West needs to act NOW to aggressively treat its metastasizing islaminoma!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

ummm...she’s still in the House guys. Tell her to work harder ;-)


27 posted on 11/03/2010 6:34:51 AM PDT by evad (Every time a conservative votes, a liberal cries)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Cue the violins.


28 posted on 11/03/2010 6:35:38 AM PDT by madison10
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Title should read... NANCY PELOSI'S CLOUT FOR BAY AREA'S UNIONS. WILL BE MISSED
29 posted on 11/03/2010 6:37:49 AM PDT by tubebender
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Is there a pic of the wicked bwitch of the nether regions after the SElection?


30 posted on 11/03/2010 6:39:44 AM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: OBXWanderer

I can think of a couple of opposite great locations for that wooden hammer head . . .


31 posted on 11/03/2010 6:40:42 AM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Clean your desk out bitch and turn in the keys to that expensive jet you ride home in..Time to save money on Gas..


32 posted on 11/03/2010 6:45:27 AM PDT by PLD (When you receive a kindness,remember it;when you bestow one,forget it)
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To: Savage Beast

or cleaning out the gay bath houses in SF. I’m sure she can open a club in SF and they can have a Pelosi night where the best tranny costume to look like Pelosi gets a free botox treatment


33 posted on 11/03/2010 6:46:08 AM PDT by Blue Highway ("Judge me by the people with whom I surround myself" Barack Obama, Oct 15, 2008 Presidential debate)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Pelosi, right after the house fell ...

34 posted on 11/03/2010 6:48:41 AM PDT by Schnucki
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 at 5:15 am
Fire Nancy Pelosi as Election Results from America’s Votes

By Andrew Zarowny

Yesterday, at long last, the November 2010 mid term elections took place. America voted, America spoke and America said ‘Fire Nancy Pelosi!’ The two-term Speaker of the House was dethroned. Queen Nancy Pelosi won her local reelection for 2010 in Congress. But Ohio Republican John Boehner will most likely be replacing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the next Congress. The election results were also rough on Barack Obama. The Tea Party played a huge role in last night’s victories from South Carolina to Utah. So what happened and why?

Since becoming Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi has presided over the most partisan, the most Progressive-Liberal and the most cowardly Congress in history. Not only that, if all of that were not bad enough, they also spent more money in the four years she reigned over the budget than any other Congress has during a four-year period, adding nearly six trillion dollars of new debt on the backs of American taxpayers. I should also add that her Congress failed miserably to pass vital legislation, such as the budget for this fiscal year, something which was due back on April 15th. Some 13 funding resolutions are still sitting on her desk waiting to be voted on. Dealing with the budget is supposed to be the primary function of Congress!

Tuesday’s election was less about supporting Republicans as it was about stopping the Far-Left agenda of Obama, Reid and Pelosi. They began in 2009 owning it all, the White House plus super majorities in both the House and the Senate. The Democrats could have passed any legislation they wanted to. They certainly did pass bills that the American people opposed, such as the health care take over and the carbon-climate ‘Cap & Tax’ bill. Even their reform bill for Wall Street and the big banks failed to deal with the real causes of our current economic problems; Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Federal Reserve, and the netherworld of the $700 trillion dollar derivatives market.

Despite having plenty of time to act on the soon to be expiring Bush tax breaks, Nancy Pelosi and her colleagues ran away early. Perhaps a compromise will now be resolved during the lame duck session between now and the end of the year. The White House is already floating a willingness to back down on it’s position, but will Nancy act?

Nancy Pelosi won her reelection bid for 2010, which was never in doubt. But the election results of have cost House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of her all-powerful position as John Boehner will most likely replace her. America voted and said ‘Fire Nancy Pelosi’ as the leader of the Congress. There is doubt now that she will even carry on as Minority Leader. The Tea Party helped the GOP win key elections in South Carolina and elsewhere, leaving Barack Obama nervous about 2012. The legacy Nancy Pelosi will leave is one of never before have the so Far-Left Socialist spent so much in so short a time. Rumors that she may consider retiring would be welcome.

http://www.rightpundits.com/?p=7609


35 posted on 11/03/2010 7:01:27 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I hope they make her fly commercial when she goes home.


36 posted on 11/03/2010 7:01:29 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (The only thing the ZerO administration is competent at is bad ideas.)
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To: Schnucki

37 posted on 11/03/2010 7:03:16 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Tex-Con-Man

That’s hilarious. :)


38 posted on 11/03/2010 7:04:33 AM PDT by Schnucki
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To: a fool in paradise
"Take away her gavel and her private jet."
39 posted on 11/03/2010 7:08:50 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Where’s a strong 7.5 earthquake when you need one?

Sorry for the 10 good folks that live there. Keep your insurance current!


40 posted on 11/03/2010 7:22:00 AM PDT by poobear ("The greatest tyrannies are always perpetrated in the name of the noblest causes." -- Thomas Paine)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Spoils system.


41 posted on 11/03/2010 7:25:59 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
What I am waiting for is ...

[satire] when the big earthquake strikes and SF & California needs the entire US to help rebuild, the rest of US AMERICANS ask, "Can't you use your sanctuary aliens? Can't you mobilize your ROTC Cadets? Can't you repair your rubble while puffing pot? Can't you get those buildings rebuilt by chanting Ommm?
We would send in the military but we realize how offensive that would be so we WON'T!"
[/satire]

42 posted on 11/03/2010 7:30:39 AM PDT by SES1066 (If you don't vote in November, quit your bitchin!)
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To: poobear
Where’s a strong 7.5 earthquake when you need one?

You and I must have been 'Channeling' or it is a case of "Great Minds thinking alike" - see my Post #42!

43 posted on 11/03/2010 7:34:01 AM PDT by SES1066 (If you don't vote in November, quit your bitchin!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Die crying.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

44 posted on 11/03/2010 7:54:29 AM PDT by The Comedian (I really missed you. Next time, I'll adjust for windage.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bwahahahaha! Cry me a river! Hey San Francisco, the country doesn’t like your airhead Congresscritter. Why don’t you stop embarrassing yourself, and vote for someone with intelligence? After all, you keep holding yourselves out as the smartest people in the World.


45 posted on 11/03/2010 8:09:49 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Class warfare is Obama's thing.)
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Why don’t you stop embarrassing yourself, and vote for someone with intelligence?

Because it takes someone with intelligence to vote for someone with intelligence. That lets the S.F. tokers out.

46 posted on 11/03/2010 8:20:56 AM PDT by Schatze (It's better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Thank God that annoying wench is going to be out of the House.


47 posted on 11/03/2010 9:54:09 AM PDT by b4its2late (Ignorance allows liberalism to prosper.)
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