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Pelosi Counters GOP Accusations
Talk Radio News Service ^ | July 8, 2011 | By Philip Bunnell

Posted on 07/09/2011 6:39:00 AM PDT by Son House

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a briefing Friday and countered many of the claims made by House Republicans in another briefing held earlier in the day.

“It’s been day 185 of the Republican majority in the Congress and we have still not seen one jobs bill come to the floor,” said Pelosi. “This is obviously reflected in jobs number this morning.” The Democrats, on the other hand, “have put probably twenty job initiatives on the floor and the Republicans have rejected every one of them,” declared Pelosi.

The former Speaker of the House also pointed to the number of bills signed into law during the Democratic majority versus the Republican majority as an explanation for the dismal unemployment numbers.

House Republicans had held a briefing a few hours earlier where they claimed to have passed nine job creating initiatives, all of which were ignored or stalled in the Democrat controlled Senate.

Pelosi described the cuts proposed by the GOP as “austerity measures” several times, and cautioned that things would only get worse if “we continue down a path that is cost shifting to the states in order to reduce the federal budget.”

The California Democrat was very critical of the catch 22 that GOP cuts would allegedly produce. Pelosi said that CEOs told her that “they will create jobs when they have customers.” However, Pelosi warned, “when you fire a policeman, a firefighter, and a teacher, and a public worker because of austerity programs, you are not only hurting the safety of your neighborhoods, the education of your children … you are reducing the number of consumers.”

Pelosi did say that she was “optimistic that we can come together.” Striving for a tone of conciliation, the Minority Leader said that “I don’t like to have a situation where we’re saying, well, you need our votes so you better have this in the bill.” An issue like the deficit, “a big deal,” should rise above partisan bickering, said Pelosi.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: accusations; counters; job; pelosi
“It’s been day 185 of the Republican majority in the Congress and we have still not seen one jobs bill come to the floor,” said Pelosi

Democrats don't get that it is the private sector that is going to 'create jobs'. 4 years of Speaker Pelosi jobs bills, and the result is higher unemployment.
1 posted on 07/09/2011 6:39:01 AM PDT by Son House
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To: Son House

This woman is incredibly stupid or dishonest (or both).

The Republicans do not control Congress. They control the House of Representatives.


2 posted on 07/09/2011 6:42:11 AM PDT by bwc2221
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To: Son House
Ahhh...but you forgot to mention that Pelosi has said that in order to boost the economy, unemployment checks are one of the best things going.
3 posted on 07/09/2011 6:45:53 AM PDT by JPG (Elect Sarah Palin in '12. America won't get another chance.)
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To: JPG

Exactly. Pelosi’s idea of a jobs bill is unemployment benefits.


4 posted on 07/09/2011 6:48:25 AM PDT by Brilliant
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To: Son House

She’s an idiot! The only legislation that can create jobs is a tax break for business owners so we can hire people instead of sending our money to nancy who will spend it to create votes for dumbocrats.


5 posted on 07/09/2011 6:51:41 AM PDT by duckworth (Perhaps instant karma's going to get you. Perhaps not.)
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To: Son House
The only jobs bill that will work is one that castrates the DC regulatory apparatus...and radically restructures how we tax one another.

Given that in general, the same minds that created the mess, are not capable of the solution...we're in for a long haul of misery.

6 posted on 07/09/2011 6:54:56 AM PDT by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: bwc2221
This woman is incredibly stupid or dishonest (or both).

Both. And ugly to boot!

7 posted on 07/09/2011 6:59:01 AM PDT by Rapscallion
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To: Son House
It seems for every jobs bill the dems have produced, their housepets, EPA and other dictatorial government agencies, managed to come up with a rule to kill it.

The obama administration, pelosi, and their complicit agencies have done for the economy what panty hose did for heavy petting...made it near impossible.

Democrat jobs bills are part of the problems...legislation is part of the problem, for it seems everything the democrats pass, or do, is totally opposite what needs to happen for the private sector to create jobs.

America's business is seeing what the democrats and obama have done and they are sitting it out...waiting to get these nation-killers out of office and let the private sector take over.

This is why the GOP votes against all of the dems job bills, because they are worthless and end up killing more jobs than they create...like obama's stimulus which cost over $200 thousand for each job it created.

You can't buya jobs...the nature of jobs is that it creates and makes its own way, when business/sales are good, you can afford to put on more people to make it better...that's the way it works, almost perpetual, and nutcase pelosi and commiebama don't have a clue as to how it works, their policies will never work...probably by design.


CUCKOO


8 posted on 07/09/2011 6:59:49 AM PDT by FrankR (A people that values its privileges above its principles will soon lose both.)
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To: Son House
After what legislation was there more hiring, Mrs Jobs Pelosi?

a. February 13, 2008 — Economic Stimulus Act of 2008
b. October 3, 2008 — Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
c. February 17, 2009: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

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9 posted on 07/09/2011 7:06:02 AM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Son House.
Pelousy: "It's been day 185 of the Republican majority in the Congress"
No it hasn't you lying POS.
10 posted on 07/09/2011 7:06:27 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Son House

THIS is what we had in ‘06 when Republicans held both houses of congress and the WH, and dem0s were running for control of congress promising “CHANGE.” How’re yall liking the “CHANGE?”

2006 unemployment #s
4.7...jan.
4.8...feb.
4.7...march
4.7...april
4.7...may
4.6...june
4.7...july
4.7...aug.
4.5...sep.
4.4...oct.
4.5...nov.
4.4...dec.

________________________________________http://data.bls.gov/PDQ/servlet/SurveyOutputServlet?data_tool=latest_numbers&series_id=LNS14000000

When Republicans had both houses and the WH.........................http://www.icmarc.org/xp/rc/marketview/ ... oduct.html

The 1st quarter of ‘06 saw 4.8% growth in GDP. Then came demos running for control of congress promising “CHANGE.” They won, and after 2 years in power, things HAVE “CHANGED” GDP growth dropped to negative 6%. Happy with your “CHANGE?”

12,600 12,621.77 January 24, 2007
DOW open and close
Deficit in january ‘07, 1.2%


11 posted on 07/09/2011 7:09:19 AM PDT by weezel
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To: Son House
"“It’s been day 185 of the Republican majority in the Congress and we have still not seen one jobs bill come to the floor,” said Pelosi."

A jobs bill? As if Congress can write something on a piece of paper, have it pass Congress and then signed by a president, and PRESTO... jobs are created. Pathetic!!! They have no clue as to who creates jobs.

12 posted on 07/09/2011 7:10:15 AM PDT by avacado
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To: FrankR
A Job Bill is the Following Ms. Pelsoi:

Lower taxes on Job Creators

Less regulations by unelected bureaucrats at the EPA, NLRB and OSHA

The releasing of energy resources by allowing high paid workers and support industries to tap our unlimited Energy resources.

Allow Government Contracts to be bid on by non union businesses.

That is not a Job Bill it is allowing this country to produce jobs and revenues.

13 posted on 07/09/2011 7:11:31 AM PDT by scooby321
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To: Son House

Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid are two of the reasons why I despair for the American Public - it takes real idiots to elect them and most of their Democrat cronies. Without that kind of apathetic stupidity, Obama would still be a “community organizer” in Chicago.


14 posted on 07/09/2011 7:13:20 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Son House

Nasty P-Louse, How many jobs did you create in the private sector VS the number YOU destroyed, with the NO drill Bullcrap?


15 posted on 07/09/2011 7:17:22 AM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date that will live in Infamy.)
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To: Son House

You want a jobs bill? Here’s one.

On January 1, the following Departments are abolished and terminated:
1. Department of Energy
2. Department of Commerce
3. Department of Education
4. Environmental Protection Agency

In addition:
1. Obamacare is repealed effective immediately.
2. All further discussions of increasing CAFE standards are to be terminated
3. Energy standards requiring the abolition of the Edison light bulb are repealed.

The President is encouraged to urge the States to follow the federal lead.


16 posted on 07/09/2011 7:19:33 AM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: bwc2221
This woman is incredibly stupid or dishonest (or both).

I'm going with evil...

17 posted on 07/09/2011 7:27:19 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: Son House
This woman is as dumb as a sack of rocks. If you listen to what she says it pretty much boils down to this: *We in the political class, Republican and Democrat alike, initiated and passed over the decades numerous pieces of deficit and debt generating legislation to help the special interest groups we needed to get reelected. Now the rest of the country has sent non ruling class members to Congress who want to change that and that's the reason we in the ruling class can't shove our agenda down the throat of the rest of the country.*

Her complaint, it seems, is that the elitist establishment in the Republican Party cannot deliver their usual “Go along to get along” vote and she is sending a message to that elitist establishment to get back to business as usual or pay a huge price in the inside the beltway MSM.

Herein lies the difference between the ruling class Republicans versus the ruling class Democrats. Within the Democrat ruling class, you vote as the leaders tell you to vote knowing that the leadership will find a way to gloss over your profligate spending the first year of your term and find a way to make you look like a deficit fighter in the second year, your reelection year. The Republicans do the same thing. The difference is that the members of the Republican party have the latitude to vote against their leadership without the impending doom a Democrat would have if ever they strayed from the party line. It has been this way for a long time, in my estimation. The bottom line is that the new members of Congress have yet to be corrupted and are doing something totally unheard of in American politics in over 150 years, that is standing by the promises made during their campaigns. It remains to be seen if they can retain their integrity. A test for America is 2012. Will the non ruling class, referred to by Angelo Codevilla as the Country class (July August 2010 The American Spectator), once again purge more of the progressive/socialists from our government or will they just send the same destroyers back to Washington?

18 posted on 07/09/2011 7:32:41 AM PDT by cashless (Unlike Obama and his supporters, I'd rather be a TEA BAGGER thaln a TEA BAGGEE.)
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To: Son House
Ms. Pelosi is the "leader" of a bunch of losers....

...why does anyone give a rat's ass what she says...

...she had her chance, blew it, and drove the 'rats into a loser status.

...she has no idea what she is doing...

...and never forget....her "wealth" is generated from "Mr. Pelosi" in spite of her...I bet even he hates her ideology.

19 posted on 07/09/2011 7:34:23 AM PDT by B.O. Plenty (Give war a chance...)
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To: Son House
The Dems proposed job bills only create more jobs for the government bureaucracy. The better one can lie equates to achieving a higher level in politics and this hag is too close to top.
20 posted on 07/09/2011 7:34:34 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: Son House
"we have still not seen one jobs bill come to the floor,” said Pelosi.

only media types and Pelosicrats are silly enough to believe that a "jobs bill" is going to help the economy!
21 posted on 07/09/2011 8:08:33 AM PDT by Enchante (May 1, 2011: Death to Bin Laden, Death to Bin Laden..... al Zawahiri is next!)
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To: Son House

Her parrots are out there this morning echoing the same line. Demwits, all of them.


22 posted on 07/09/2011 8:10:10 AM PDT by Chandalier (Obama is a Chicken Hawk!)
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To: weezel

Thanks for the numbers!

http://www.newsrealblog.com/2010/12/27/top-10-most-outrageous-quotes-from-nancy-pelosi/

The very thought of allowing this idiot and her fellow idiots to write Any more bills sends me running for the projectile proof vomit can.


23 posted on 07/09/2011 8:24:34 AM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: SunkenCiv

She’s a piece of something, all right. What? Don’t know. It’s too alien to identify. Stinks, too.


24 posted on 07/09/2011 8:26:51 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: All; Son House
Her "jobs bill" schemes have been a total failure.

The only kind of jobs you can create through legislation are government jobs but those are not going to solve the problem, just make it worse since each one is a net drain on the economy.

If you want more jobs, Ms. Pelosi, you need to cut the regulatory burden, halt ObamaCare, cut corporate tax rates and stop double taxation of money earned off-shore. Stop demonizing small business $200,000-earning "millionaires and billionaires" while scaring the living hell out of them with monstrous cost obligations and threats of even more taxation.

Yesterday the golfer-in-chief strode out to the podium and said some really stupid things. Changing to first-to-file patents from first-to-invent will help large corporations, not small businesses. I don't care what the rest of the world does. They are not the United States. If you want to dis-incentivize entrepreneurial risk and innovation, make the change.

Another asinine thing he said was if we "invest" in "infrastructure" like "roads, highways and railways" all those jobless homebuilders can work on that as if all construction skills are interchangeable!

25 posted on 07/09/2011 8:46:33 AM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Throw in BATF, HHS, privatize USPS, eliminate all foreign aid, cap all federal employees and elected officials at $100K, no pensions or benefits for elected officials and we are serious.


26 posted on 07/09/2011 9:01:31 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: Son House

27 posted on 06/21/2012 10:24:20 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Son House

Of course, Nancy is the same woman who, after having attended the 2002 CIA brief on enhanced interrogations (her recorded voice heard commenting positively about the process)... then, seven years later, denied even being at the meeting.

She also believes she had the power to arrest Karl Rove.

It’s time for Nancy to retire in luxury to “the home.”


28 posted on 06/21/2012 10:29:51 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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