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Pelosi sketches strategy on key issues
SF Chronicle ^ | 1/22/09 | Zachary Coile, Chronicle Washington Bureau

Posted on 01/22/2009 7:54:36 AM PST by bestintxas

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in a post-inauguration interview with Bay Area reporters Wednesday, said she will move far-reaching climate change legislation this year, but opposes - at least for now - the idea of Congress approving another costly bailout for troubled banks.

The San Francisco Democrat, arguably the second most powerful person in Washington, with immense power to shape the legislative agenda, sought to tamp down expectations about how quickly Congress and President Obama will address vexing problems, from a weak economy to an ailing health care system.

"We can't fix it all overnight," she said from her Capitol office overlooking the Mall, "but we have to begin."

Pelosi said one of her favorite moments from Inauguration Day was when Marine One lifted off the Capitol grounds, signifying former President George W. Bush's exit from Washington. "It felt like a 10-pound anvil was lifted off my head," she said.

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


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To: bestintxas

The worst part is that Republicans bend over backwards to be kind and considerate to these turds. For the last 8 years, Republicancs and conservatives have been crapped on by the democRATS. Why? Because it works. Lies and trash talk, when done persistently, are effective. Obviously the public eats it up and asks for more.

The Republican party - conservatives in general - need to swat back at this filth. They need to do so with just as much piss and vinegar as has been applied against them.

It is sickening to watch the Republicans and conservatives stand back and do nothing while the RATS pile it on...again and again.


51 posted on 01/22/2009 8:34:40 AM PST by KeyesPlease
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To: JFC

“we need to bombard her email with our dislike of her remarks.”

Who are we? Just little people. And besides, I think her common sense has evaporated.


52 posted on 01/22/2009 8:40:24 AM PST by hoe_cake (" 'We the people' tell the government what to do, it doesn't tell us." Ronald Reagan)
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To: bestintxas
"We can't fix it all overnight," she said from her Capitol office overlooking the Mall,

Well san fran nan, please don't do any more fix'in like you have since 2007. Your past two years have been nothing but "EPIC FAIL".

"but we have to begin."

You did san fran nan - Jan. 2007.

53 posted on 01/22/2009 8:45:55 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dissent is patriotic - Hussein is not and will never be my president.)
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To: bestintxas

Everyone seems to be focused on the “anvil” comment. I found the more telling comment to be later in the article, relating to proposing a “Cap-and-trade” system to reduce greenhouse gases.

“I believe we have to because we see that as a source of revenue,” she said, noting that proposed cap-and-trade bills would raise billions of dollars by forcing major emitters to buy credits to release greenhouse gases. “Cap-and-trade is there for a reason. You cap and you trade so you can pay for some of these investments in energy independence and renewables.”

Its never been about saving the planet, its about funding the government. They simply want to drive their agenda and this is as good a way to fund it, as any other.


54 posted on 01/22/2009 9:35:53 AM PST by Tandem (Multiculturalism is the dying breath at the end of any culture)
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To: Allegra

http://www.house.gov/pelosi/contact/contact.html

Let the emailing begin. If not us.. WHO? If not now ... When?

It is up to us to let them know they don’t have a free ride.


55 posted on 01/22/2009 10:46:06 AM PST by JFC
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To: MTMS; All

http://www.house.gov/pelosi/contact/contact.html


56 posted on 01/22/2009 10:47:08 AM PST by JFC
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To: JFC

Thank you, I guess I got lazy, I googled her info and got her phone number, too, and left a message. Also sent an email but it came back to me. My senator is getting about 2 letters a day from me. He will know me by the time this is over...or at least his staff will know me. I want replies on each letter I write, too.


57 posted on 01/22/2009 10:51:29 AM PST by MTMS
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http://speaker.house.gov/contact/

This one will go direct to her. I just sent her my email saying how much of a classless clown she is as a leadership role.


58 posted on 01/22/2009 10:53:48 AM PST by JFC
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To: MTMS; All

http://speaker.house.gov/contact/

This one will go direct to her. I just sent her my email saying how much of a classless clown she is as a leadership role.


59 posted on 01/22/2009 10:53:52 AM PST by JFC
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