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Pelosi, Rangel Smell the Coffee
The News | 9/21/06 | ltn72

Posted on 09/21/2006 1:26:33 PM PDT by pabianice

Watching Nancy pelosi and Charlie Rangel defend Bush against the psychotic rantings of Chavez makes me laugh. One can come to only one conclusion: with the midterms seven weeks away and with the public making a quick turn to the right over recent events, even stone leftists like Pelosi and Rangel know when it's time to sing a different tune. Weren't these two only recently parroting all the nutbag slogans? "Bush lied, people died;" "Bush is the world's greatest terrorist;" "Bush is destroying the planet for his business buddies;" "Bush is manipulating oil prices;" etc. etc. How sweet to hear the Left's tunes change so suddenly. The next seven weeks are going to be a carnival.


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1 posted on 09/21/2006 1:26:34 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: pabianice

The first of many Democratic "Sistah Souljah" moments that will happen between now and November.


2 posted on 09/21/2006 1:27:27 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: pabianice

Soundbite, News at 11pm. Business as usual tomm.


3 posted on 09/21/2006 1:28:35 PM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature (Samsonite! I was WAAAYYY off!)
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To: dfwgator

I thought their Bush-hatred was their only authentic attribute. Now we can't even trust them on that...


4 posted on 09/21/2006 1:29:32 PM PDT by linear (Taxonomy is a willing and pliant mistress but Reality waits at home, sharpening her knife.)
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To: pabianice

More like short-term damage control. Nothing to see here... move along.


5 posted on 09/21/2006 1:29:44 PM PDT by RedCell ("...thou shalt kill thine enemy before he killeth you by any means available" - Dick Marcinko)
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To: dfwgator
I have been watching these clowns, they could win if they stopped the continual war bad, hate Bush talk and moved on to issues. If they talked bread and butter issues they could win but they have now new ideas. They will lose.
6 posted on 09/21/2006 1:29:49 PM PDT by Hydroshock ( (Proverbs 22:7). The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.)
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To: pabianice

Jimmah isn't going to like hearing Nancy call his pal a thug.


7 posted on 09/21/2006 1:30:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (If stupidity got us into this mess, then why can't it get us out?)
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To: pabianice

As Michael Medved said today, all Rangel was essentially saying is that "We don't need your help, Mr. Chavez, in criticizing the president. If we need helping in calling Bush a devil, we'll let you know."


8 posted on 09/21/2006 1:30:15 PM PDT by Colofornian
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To: pabianice

Y'all give them far too much credit for doing the right thing. They are simply pissed at Chavez for stealing their lines and enabling Rush Limbaugh and co. to juxtapose Chavez's rant with their own. It's purely self-interest.


9 posted on 09/21/2006 1:30:38 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Treaty Fetishism: "[The] belief that a piece of paper will alter the behavior of thugs." R. Lowry.)
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To: pabianice

They were against him before they were for him.


10 posted on 09/21/2006 1:31:17 PM PDT by billhilly (DU Funnies pingee # 911)
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To: pabianice
They'd better watch out. Showing insufficient hatred of Bush or actually recovering from Bush Derangement Syndrome can result in the moonbat base serving a Lieberman on them.
11 posted on 09/21/2006 1:31:19 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: pabianice

To cite Common Tator, the party that changes its tactics is the party that's losing.


12 posted on 09/21/2006 1:31:33 PM PDT by Irene Adler
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To: pabianice
Too little, too late.

They courted the crap bed called chavez, time for them to lay in it.

13 posted on 09/21/2006 1:33:09 PM PDT by Dane ("Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" Ronald Reagan, 1987)
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To: pabianice
It doesn't matter what the democRATS say now. They can't take back what they said before.

The TERRORISTS and the DEMOCRATS have the same talking points. Even to those who don't pay much attention to politics must have noticed that FACT over the last 2 days.
14 posted on 09/21/2006 1:35:34 PM PDT by BMC1 (DEMOCRATS AND RINO'S ARE STUCK ON STUPID, MASTERS OF DECEPTION AND CULTURE OF TREASON.)
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To: pabianice

They are worried that these two speeches may be the death knell for the UN, and all that UN pork that Rangel's state gets may move to Caracas.

Otherwise, they could care less.


15 posted on 09/21/2006 1:36:15 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: BMC1

You can bet ABCNBCCBSCNNMSNBC will be playing the Rats condemnation of Chavez ad nauseum.


16 posted on 09/21/2006 1:36:21 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Dane

Right. How much is this going to back fire? I think a lot.


17 posted on 09/21/2006 1:36:30 PM PDT by unkus
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To: pabianice

I guess Harkin didn't get the word.


18 posted on 09/21/2006 1:36:34 PM PDT by Ikemeister
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To: pabianice

The Republicans and “red” America appear to be able to maintain great respect for the values that delivered this country into the 21st Century, arguably, the most powerful and benevolent empire the world has ever seen; despite our turbulent and ugly past.

It appears that Democratic politicians and “left” leaning voters possess a guilty conscious about the path our Nation took to the 21st Century, and thus are uncomfortable with American supremacy; perhaps thinking/feeling that America is not deserving of the vanguard role it plays on the world stage and espousing its values as synonymous with “universal” values

I wonder, how are the past atrocities that America committed in the name of Manifest Destiny, its participation in Slavery, its reluctance to embrace emancipation, its well intentioned, but tragically misguided effort in Vietnam, any more vile than;

• 16th through 19th Century history of the Western European Monarchies
• French and German lack of racial and ethnic diversity in modern times
• China’s long history of human rights abuses
• The oppressive regimes of all Middle Eastern Totalitarian Dynasties
• Czarist, Stalinist, or Putins’ Russia

Is seems by comparison, that at the dawn of the 21st Century, the United States stands alone as a Nation that allows for both the full expression of human freedom while successfully assimilating all races, religions and genders into its society.

Republican politicians and “red” American voters seem to have a profound appreciation of our nation being the only in recorded history to be founded on an “idea”, with its expression finding a sacrosanct home in the Declaration of Independence. I suspect those supportive of Bush’s foreign policy think and feel that this country has lived up to that founding ideal, and therefore can be an example to all nations; in other words, we have become, that “City on a Hill”

The politicians and voters on the “left” appear to be mired in seeing what’s wrong with America, more than seeing what’s right, and thus find themselves turning away from joining the fight to win the global WOT; there also appears to be an all consuming “2000 Election” temper tantrum that manifests in sophomoric demagogic exhortations geared toward reclaiming the White House.

I wish these shenanigans could fall innocently into the historical bin of political self flagellation and rabid partisanship. The vituperative journalism of 1789 demonstrates that political nastiness is indigenous to our Republic; the stakes were high; so thus too was the rhetoric; however, in that era, the cycle of war amongst Nations was quite regular, and despite the horror of those wars, none of the great military powers faced extinction as a result of their never ending declarations of war.

Today, we face a starkly different paradigm.

“Toto…we’re not in Kansas anymore” could be the literary equivalent of the global economy and weapons capability of the 18th Century compared to the petrodollars that fund global terrorism in the 21st Century, and the nexus between terrorists’ interest in obtaining WMD, and their financial interlocutors.


19 posted on 09/21/2006 1:37:49 PM PDT by douglas-from-nyc
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To: pabianice

What is needed around the country, in lots of Congressional races, are side by side pictures of Hugo and Local Rep. Moonbat using the same rhetoric. Tagline: What country does Rep. Moonbat really represent?

Or a Hugo/Dean ad, with the tag: The Voice of today's Democratic Party. Why are you a member?


20 posted on 09/21/2006 1:37:59 PM PDT by LexBaird (Another member of the Bush/Halliburton/Zionist/CIA/NWO/Illuminati conspiracy for global domination!)
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To: K4Harty

"Soundbite, News at 11pm. Business as usual tomm."

Agreed. Let's not get two excited about Rangel and Pelosi sounding like they have common sense and got overcome with a streak of patriotism.

I think Rangel got worked up because an out of towner took over the porch of his plantation in Harlem and a Democratic strategy team likely told the brainless Pelosi that this was a Churchillian moment for her to look Speaker-like.


21 posted on 09/21/2006 1:38:26 PM PDT by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: dfwgator
If they think they are going to make demoCRATS look good, they better think again. It will only bring the hypocrisy to the fore.
22 posted on 09/21/2006 1:38:51 PM PDT by BMC1 (DEMOCRATS AND RINO'S ARE STUCK ON STUPID, MASTERS OF DECEPTION AND CULTURE OF TREASON.)
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To: pabianice

Anyone got a tent for this circus?


23 posted on 09/21/2006 1:38:59 PM PDT by ladtx ("It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it." -- -- General Douglas MacArthur)
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To: pabianice
Too late for both....

They've shown the world "how to do it"...
They've shown no character as the "loyal opposition"..
They've already been seen as the enemy within...
They've already shown the DNC to be more interested in power than upholding their oath of office..

The Leftist Democrats can NEVER again be entrusted with the security of the Republic.......NEVER.

They have become as real an enemy of the Republic as have the Communists, Islamists, U.N. Turd World Thugocracies and French Euroweanies...

Semper Fi
24 posted on 09/21/2006 1:40:21 PM PDT by river rat (You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: pabianice

I called the offices of both of these socialist knobs and told their staffers that I was offended at their disingenous and hypocritical comments re: Chavez and his blatherings, since they both had made the same kind of comments consistently over the past 5 years.

Both of the staffers told me that I was full of crap and hung up on me.

Oh, well!


25 posted on 09/21/2006 1:40:36 PM PDT by Howie66 ("America will never seek a permission slip to defend the security of our people.")
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To: unkus
Right. How much is this going to back fire? I think a lot.

More than a lot it's a sh!t load, kinda of reminds me of when in the movie "Back To the Future", Biff and co.(pelosi and co.) go after Marty McFly, and they run into a manure truck.

26 posted on 09/21/2006 1:40:50 PM PDT by Dane ("Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" Ronald Reagan, 1987)
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To: dfwgator

I guess Piglossi (Skeletor) and wrangle are true believers? Halluejah and come to Jesus.


27 posted on 09/21/2006 1:42:20 PM PDT by tigtog
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To: Dane

DId you hear the (D) City Counselman from Rangel's district......Went on an on about how great Chaves was and really put down both Rangel and Pulosi.


28 posted on 09/21/2006 1:43:52 PM PDT by hoosiermama
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To: pabianice
Pelosi, Rangel smell the acidic smell of the November elections.

Although I am happy with their comments and must give them kudos for saying what they said and with such definitive clarity.

29 posted on 09/21/2006 1:44:46 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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Pelosi and Rangel today have condemed Chavez now. Why? Because he said the same type of rhetoric donks have been saying for the last 5 years and he sounded like one of them. The donks have to try and distance themselves from this because voters are waking up to this fact how looney the left can be. Cindy Sheehan has given Chavez lap dances and the donks have wrapped their arms tightly around her, so there is a connection now to Chavez that can be seen in the dark.

The donks know that Chavez's comments are only going to favor GW and the Republicans with voters. They are trying to wave off the coming tidal wave. Too late.
30 posted on 09/21/2006 1:44:54 PM PDT by jrooney ( Hold your cards close.)
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Smell the coffee?

No, they feel some pressure from the electorate that Chavez's attack was on the Presidency and they felt bound to say something in that regard.

As Rush said, Rangel (and Pelosi) are in safe districts, so it is politically obligatory for them to step up and say someting.

It is politics more than them waking up to 'coffee'.


31 posted on 09/21/2006 1:46:17 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: Dane

When people see the Dims for what they are, they reject them. It always backfires when they are found out.


32 posted on 09/21/2006 1:48:15 PM PDT by unkus
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To: pabianice

Can they be more obvious??? What a joke! They say the same thing in so many words every day.


33 posted on 09/21/2006 1:49:10 PM PDT by jackv (just shakin' my head)
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To: pabianice

Huey did the one thing that they're really afraid of - he got them laughed at.


34 posted on 09/21/2006 1:49:19 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: pabianice
Saw Bill Richardson speaking here in Albuquerque on Monday.

I know he was speaking to a Chamber of Commerce, but it was a Hispano Chamber of Commerce, so it wasn't a Republican crowd by any measure.

Anyway, he spoke primarily about lowering taxes (!) and encouraging Government breaks for businesses (!!)

Then our lefty mayor took the podium and said how he used to be leftist, but being mayor has shown him how we have to cut taxes (!) and support traditional family (Hispanic) values!

When Democrats start sounding like Republicans, you know we are on the right side of the argument. Thing is, (real) Republican believe it and Democrats just say it to get elected. But the fact that they are saying it at all means that they are worried.

35 posted on 09/21/2006 1:51:05 PM PDT by Crusher138 ("Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just")
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To: GOP Poet
Although I am happy with their comments and must give them kudos for saying what they said and with such definitive clarity.

I'll pass on kudos, for they will quickly turn around and say the very same things about President Bush themselves.

36 posted on 09/21/2006 1:51:36 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: hoosiermama
DId you hear the (D) City Counselman from Rangel's district......Went on an on about how great Chaves was and really put down both Rangel and Pulosi.

As usual the democrats are playing Twister.

Charle you pur your hand on green, nance the spinner says you put your hand on red, howie no where does it say on the spinner that you put your hand on your crouch even though hugo chavez is in the house.

37 posted on 09/21/2006 1:51:44 PM PDT by Dane ("Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall" Ronald Reagan, 1987)
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To: dfwgator
I'll pass on kudos, for they will quickly turn around and say the very same things about President Bush themselves.

Good point.

38 posted on 09/21/2006 1:53:33 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: pabianice

The Rangel and Pelosi method: Step 1...wet index finger...Step 2...hold finger up in air....Step 3....check wind direction...etc.


39 posted on 09/21/2006 1:54:12 PM PDT by rippingmyhairout
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To: Billthedrill

Rush was all over this today. Playing sound bites of the Dems previous rants that were the same as Hugo's rants. I didn't hear all of it because I was in and out of the car but what I did hear was great.


40 posted on 09/21/2006 1:55:29 PM PDT by tsmith130
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To: cripplecreek
Jimmy Carter: a disgrace to Southerners, Baptists, Americans, men, farmers, politicians, charitable organizations, the Nobel Peace Prize (if it could be disgraced), and humanity in general.

Not to mention dogs, pigs, mosquitoes, and houseflies. Everyone of which has a more accurate idea of the way the world works than he does.
41 posted on 09/21/2006 1:55:44 PM PDT by chesley (Republicans don't deserve to win, but America does not deserve the Dhimmicrats.)
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42 posted on 09/21/2006 1:56:09 PM PDT by Gritty (Liberals are like speeding New York cabdrivers who never see the red light coming - Ann Coulter)
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To: Ikemeister
Jerry Nadler was spewing yesterday about the president.

I dont think he saw the new poll numbers.

43 posted on 09/21/2006 1:59:17 PM PDT by mware (Americans in armchairs doing the job of the media.)
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To: pabianice
These two cadavers are revealing the flaws of those who don't want to lead, but want to dictate--they have no core which guides them, they merely react to their skin-deep feelings about personalities they don't like. They're guided from the OUTside, not the INside. True, even bad politicians have core convictions, but that's not what these two are about. They are money- and power-driven morons who check the prevailing wind direction of the moment and that's how they decide what they believe today.

If Bush stopped being President today, these two goofballs would need WEEKS or MONTHS to decide what they "really" believed, because they are children, reacting to momentary personal feelings. If either of them had deeply-held ideals other than feel-goody free-floating feeelings about "justice" or whatever, they would be tough competitors. But they don't, so they are only thugs.

44 posted on 09/21/2006 2:00:25 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Republican, atheist, pro-life, anti-illegal, book-reading no-goodnik!)
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To: jackv

The only reason a Dim hasn't called him 'the devil' is because they don't believe in the Devil. Have to believe in God to believe in the Devil. They have called him "Hitler", whom the very smart Winston Churchill considered worse. I don't, myself agree, I think Hitler was one of Satan's greatest disciples, though.

But election time is coming, can't have the truth getting out about Dims and Dhimms


45 posted on 09/21/2006 2:00:40 PM PDT by chesley (Republicans don't deserve to win, but America does not deserve the Dhimmicrats.)
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To: pabianice

Whistling out their fanny's.


46 posted on 09/21/2006 2:14:57 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (The Internet is the samizdat of liberty..)
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To: K4Harty

Speaking of sound bites, if you didn't listen to Rush today
you missed the sound bites.
Rush had sound bites from the phony two faced, Rangel saying inesance, the same thing Chavez has been saying for the past two days on American soil.
Rangel got his talking points from Jesse Jackass.
Why do the American Blacks put up with these Black trash? They do more harm than good for the Black cause in America.


47 posted on 09/21/2006 2:19:25 PM PDT by buck61
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To: pabianice

RNC ads should show Danny Glover, Cindy Sheehan, and other leftists, hugging Hugo Chavez.


48 posted on 09/21/2006 2:20:37 PM PDT by Mogollon
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To: billhilly

They were against him, then they were for him and, then they don't have enough brains to know what they are for and, this is why they are going to loose next election.
I swear, I believe the American people are slowly waking up. The more the left speaks, the deeper they dig their own graves.


49 posted on 09/21/2006 2:24:13 PM PDT by buck61
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"I demand to know who the scoundrel is who's been saying they smell the Kofi."

50 posted on 09/21/2006 2:29:15 PM PDT by Enterprise (Let's not enforce laws that are already on the books, let's just write new laws we won't enforce.)
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