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Pelosi: ‘Many Members of the Republican Caucus Don’t Believe in Government’
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Posted on 01/03/2013 9:38:15 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Pelosi: ‘Many Members of the Republican Caucus Don’t Believe in Government’ By Penny Starr January 3, 2013

(CNSNews.com) – In an interview on Thursday with National Public Radio, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that many Republicans do not “believe in government.”

"There are many members in the Republican caucus who do not believe in government,” Pelosi said in an interview with NPR’s Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep. “And bless their hearts, they act upon their beliefs.

“So day to day, we vote here on issues that eliminate government initiatives for clean air, clean water, food safety, public safety, public education, public transportation, public housing, public health, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security.

"They don't believe in a public role,” Pelosi said. “And if you don't believe in a public role, then why do you even have to have taxes to pay for it? ... They're anti-government ideologues, and that's what the speaker has to deal with."

Pelosi also had praise for the “Grand Old Party,” which she said has made “enormous contributions to the success of our country,” but that the party has changed to be one that wants to destroy government.

“While we may argue about the size of government, the Republican Party has not been a party that says, 'I want to destroy government,” Pelosi said.

She said Republicans should “take back your party.”

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Can't make it up...........
1 posted on 01/03/2013 9:38:18 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

She must be a “medicinal marijuana” user, cuz she says some stuff that one could only be stoned and think is logical...


2 posted on 01/03/2013 9:40:36 AM PST by sassy steel magnolia
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To: Sub-Driver

Beliefs belong in church.


3 posted on 01/03/2013 9:40:36 AM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: Sub-Driver
She said Republicans should “take back your party.”

amen, sister

4 posted on 01/03/2013 9:42:47 AM PST by stormhill
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To: Sub-Driver

Anyone who puts faith in government is an imbecile if you ask me


5 posted on 01/03/2013 9:44:45 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Sub-Driver
Never attempt to analyze insanity.
6 posted on 01/03/2013 9:45:04 AM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sadly, only a small handful even believe in Constitutional government.


7 posted on 01/03/2013 9:45:42 AM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Sub-Driver

I have no objection to a single word Pelosi has said. The government, as currently constituted, with it’s overreaching regulations, incredible limits on natural freedoms, socialist underpinnings, incredible giveaways to the unproductive, and ubiquitous surveillance on citizens... yes, I DO want to destroy that.


8 posted on 01/03/2013 9:49:00 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: mosaicwolf

Unfortunately, Pelosi is not insane. She’s evil.
She blathers lies like this not because she believes them, but because they work.


9 posted on 01/03/2013 9:51:05 AM PST by Little Ray (Waiting for the return of the Gods of the Copybook Headings.)
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To: GeronL
Anyone who puts faith in government is an imbecile if you ask me

Good thing Pelosi said nothing about putting faith in government.

10 posted on 01/03/2013 9:53:31 AM PST by ksen
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To: Sub-Driver

Was looking for the “semi-sarcastic”, it is real.....


11 posted on 01/03/2013 9:56:23 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Believing in LESS government doesn’t mean NOT believing in government.

We could say given Pelosi’s views, the ONLY thing she believes in is government, and ever-expanding government, until government is the only thing left.

Let’s have that as a topic for conversation on our unbiased, objective libtard media some night.


12 posted on 01/03/2013 10:04:22 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Sub-Driver

To copy a business phrase, Government should be ‘right sized’. During war, recession or disasters, the size of government grows. So the way to curtail government growth is to skip elective wars, stop exporting jobs and preventing disasters. Put a expiration date into expansions and when the need ends, government should be reduced. Bring on the good times if a smaller government is desired. But we would have to give up some wars and hire Americans but that is too much to ask, isn’t it.


13 posted on 01/03/2013 10:07:06 AM PST by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Sub-Driver
So does the half wit even realize that a good percentage of the Occupiers she championed were actually hard core anarchists ? Can she actually be so daft ?

Dear Pelosi,

There is a difference between wanting no government and wanting a government that is limited in scope. The more power government has, the less power the people have. The key is finding the balance where a government does not infringe on the peoples pursuit of happiness and where the anarchists do not destroy the peoples pursuit of happiness.

The absolute worse situation a country could have is when covert anarchists run the government. That is you Pelosi. Destruction of the peoples pursuit of happiness, coded into law.

14 posted on 01/03/2013 10:15:04 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: Sub-Driver
We believe in Constitutional rule and not bitch-whore communist tyranny.

LLS

15 posted on 01/03/2013 10:21:13 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I just want to destroy HER government...


16 posted on 01/03/2013 10:33:09 AM PST by tickedoffnow (No more...)
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To: Sub-Driver

What’s your point Nanzi?


17 posted on 01/03/2013 10:39:59 AM PST by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: OldNavyVet
Beliefs belong in church.

Depends on who you worship. As G K Chesterton once said,"Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God".

18 posted on 01/03/2013 11:14:47 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!"Once abolish the God, and the Government becomes the God")
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To: Sub-Driver
Pelosi: ‘Many Members of the Republican Caucus Don’t Believe in Government’

Pelsoi is completely wrong. I believe in evil. I believe in danger. I believe in thugs who want power over others. For those three reasons, I believe in government, and I am concerned by any government under the control of those who think like Pelosi, Reid, and Obama. That is why the founders gave our God-given right to keep and bear arms the absolute legal protection of the Second Amendment.

19 posted on 01/03/2013 11:42:11 AM PST by Pollster1 (Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. - Ronald Reagan)
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To: OldNavyVet

Wow... that did read like a religious zealot.

These people do indeed treat “government” as their god.

Idolatry. Probably the biggest sin that angers the one true God.


20 posted on 01/03/2013 11:45:45 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sub-Driver

To quote prominent American philosopher W.C. Fields, “Everybody’s got to believe in something; I believe I’ll have another drink!”


21 posted on 01/03/2013 11:49:45 AM PST by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: Sub-Driver
"There are many members in the Republican caucus who do not believe in government,”

You mean those that, like President Regan, believe that " Government is not the answer, it is the problem?"

Coming from Nancy "we must pass the bill to see what's in it" Pelosi, bless her, that is a high compliment.

22 posted on 01/03/2013 12:12:37 PM PST by Timocrat (Ingnorantia non excusat)
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To: Sub-Driver

I hear this crap all the time: Because I want the federal government to get back to spending at its modern peacetime average of 17% of GDP instead of the current 25%, I’m JUST LIKE an anarchist who wants “no government” at all.


23 posted on 01/03/2013 12:19:47 PM PST by pogo101
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To: ksen

Pelosi LIVES her faith in government.

Every solution she’s ever offered is “government” - more of it, expanding it, railing against cutting it, putting more government into everyone else’s lives, more taxes to fund it, government welfare benefits are the democrat solution to stimulate the economy, etc.

If you can’t clue in on that, it’s hopeless.


24 posted on 01/03/2013 3:20:22 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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