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  • Pelosi 'Swears' Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Spoke to Her in White House

    08/09/2012 3:32:28 PM PDT · by outinyellowdogcountry · 45 replies ^ | August 8, 2012 | Eric Scheiner
    ( House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) told a recent gathering of the Women’s Political Committee that the spirits of suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul spoke to her at the White House. Pelosi said she heard them say: “At last we have a seat at the table”. A video recently posted on Youtube shows Pelosi speaking in May describing her first meeting with President Bush in the White House after becoming part of the Democratic House leadership. In the video Pelosi says, “He’s (Bush) saying something to the effect of we’re so glad to welcome...
  • Is Nancy Pelosi right that the U.S. would be better off if Allen West loses? (A poll is available)

    08/09/2012 6:45:01 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | August 9, 2012 | Gary Stein
    I am certainly no fan of tea party and Fox News darling Allen West, but - my God, this hurts but I have to do it – I am coming to – wow, this hurts so much – his defense today.
  • Pelosi 'Swears' Spirit of Susan B. Anthony Spoke to Her in White House

    08/08/2012 8:48:29 PM PDT · by Justaham · 74 replies ^ | 8/8/12 | Eric Scheiner
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) told a recent gathering of the Women’s Political Committee that the spirits of suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Alice Paul spoke to her at the White House. Pelosi said she heard them say: “At last we have a seat at the table”. A video recently posted on Youtube shows Pelosi speaking in May describing her first meeting with President Bush in the White House after becoming part of the Democratic House leadership.
  • Pelosi: 'How Sweet Would It Be For The Country' Not To Have Allen West In Congress (video)

    08/07/2012 5:16:20 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 26 replies
    Conservative Nation News ^ | August. 7, 2012 | FreeThinkerNY
    Nasty Pelosi at a press event yesterday in Florida. How sweet would it be for the country to have Pelosi fly back to Oz on her broom?
  • Democrats, White House wage coordinated attack on Romney taxes

    08/07/2012 4:35:51 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 7, 2012 | By Richard Cowan
    (Reuters) - Senator Harry Reid and the White House may be taking different roads, but when it comes to Mitt Romney and his taxes, the destination is the same. [snip] The strategy is a familiar one in modern campaigns, with extreme accusations from outside a campaign serving as a way for the campaign itself to highlight its message without embracing the inflammatory rhetoric. In the 2004 presidential campaign, it was the "swift boat" attack ads that became a central theme in the drive to defeat President George W. Bush's Democratic challenger, John Kerry. Four years later, when Barack Obama first...
  • Pelosi to Florida seniors: Republicans are ‘E. coli club’, they don't care about food safety

    08/06/2012 2:26:40 PM PDT · by T.O.K. · 24 replies ^ | August 6, 2012 | Michele Kirk
    Former U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Monday threw her political weight behind former West Palm Beach Mayor Lois Frankel’s bid for Congress. In a scheduled visit to the Veranda Club, an assisted-living facility in Boca Raton, the Democratic leader briefly spoke to a small crowd of mostly seniors about her admiration for Frankel as a “woman of courage.” She then launched into a familiar speech on Medicare.
  • Pelosi Comes To Defense Of Reid Over Comments On Romney’s Taxes

    08/06/2012 12:38:26 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August. 6, 2012
    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is coming to Sen. Harry Reid’s defense in his comments on Mitt Romney’s taxes. Reid has outraged some Republicans by saying he’s been told Romney didn’t pay taxes for 10 years.
  • Does anyone get the impression that Obama, Emmanuel etc. want to overthrow the American way?

    08/06/2012 9:20:49 AM PDT · by GilGil · 39 replies
    Tea Party Tribune ^ | 2012-08-06 09:02:39 | Gil Guignat
     [caption id="attachment_57176" align="alignleft" width="259"] Emmanuel tells us what he thinks of Constitution picture source:[/caption]Does anyone get the impression that the American left will use anything and anyone to further its cause? Today it's the gay flash mob tomorrow who knows what it will be. The end result will be total failure but at what price?Without a shot being fired, is it that they want to launch a coup against the United States? Maybe calling it a coup is too much for those who cannot deal with reality. Maybe we should call it a soft coup the dream of the progressive...
  • San Francisco Hypocrite Alert: Yosemite's lost valley will be subject of vote

    08/05/2012 12:11:27 PM PDT · by jwsea55 · 72 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 5, 2012 | TRACIE CONE and JASON DEAREN
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — This fall San Franciscans will vote on a local measure with national implications: It could return to the American people a flooded gorge described as the twin of breathtaking Yosemite Valley. Voters will decide whether they want a plan for draining the 117-billion-gallon Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite National Park, exposing for the first time in 80 years a glacially carved, granite-ringed valley of towering waterfalls 17 miles north of its more famous geologic sibling. The November ballot measure asks: Should city officials devise a modern water plan that incorporates recycling and study expansion...
  • Pelosi, Dems push Homeland Security for clarity on LGBT deportations

    08/02/2012 2:01:58 AM PDT · by Libloather · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/01/12 | Mike Lillis
    Pelosi, Dems push Homeland Security for clarity on LGBT deportationsBy Mike Lillis - 08/01/12 06:42 PM ET Scores of House Democrats called on the Obama administration this week to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) couples when considering deportations. Behind Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the lawmakers want the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to state explicitly that LGBT "family ties" will be deemed "a positive factor" discouraging deportation as DHS agents gauge whether to pursue cases. "Without specific, written guidance, there remains the very real risk agency officers, agents, and attorneys making decisions...
  • Contemplating a Post-Pelosi House (San-Fran-Gran-Nan to retire after elections?)

    08/01/2012 2:52:56 AM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 7/31/12 | Jonathan Strong
    Contemplating a Post-Pelosi HouseWho Would Take Up Leadership Mantle in Her Wake? By Jonathan Strong Roll Call Staff July 31, 2012, Midnight Facing an uphill battle to reclaim the House in November, many Democrats are speculating whether Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi might leave Congress after the elections and are wondering what sort of fallout the leadership structure would face if she did. While the California lawmaker’s intentions are essentially unknowable — her top aides had no idea she would stay on in the wake of Republicans winning the House in 2010, when it was widely expected she would step down...
  • Nancy Pelosi Prefers Her Chicken To Be Kentucky Fried

    07/31/2012 3:20:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 32 replies
    SF Weekly ^ | 7/30/12 | Albert Samaha
    Nancy Pelosi Prefers Her Chicken To Be Kentucky FriedBy Albert Samaha Mon., Jul. 30 2012 at 5:09 PM Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi put in her two cents on the Chick-fil-A controversy where the fast-food chain's president admitted the company gives millions of dollars to the anti-gay marriage cause. On Friday, the San Francisco democrat tweeted the following: "For the record, I prefer Kentucky Fried Chicken. #ChickFilA," she tweeted. **SNIP** In January 2010, KFC pulled an ad in Australia after American critics lambasted it as racist.
  • Nancy Pelosi at college conference: President Obama has signed many ‘expansions of freedom’ into law

    07/31/2012 1:42:00 PM PDT · by oliverdarcy · 38 replies
    Former Speaker of the House and current Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told an audience of more than 600 college students last week that President Obama has signed many “expansions of freedom” into law since he took office in 2008.Pelosi, speaking at a youth conference hosted by the George Soros funded Campus Progress, said the President’s work with health care best illustrates his agenda to increase civil liberties for American citizens. “Central to all is the Affordable Care Act, which we think is about life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,” said Pelosi. “A healthier life, for liberty, to pursue your...
  • Dems dump Pelosi just like Obama

    07/31/2012 4:13:53 AM PDT · by Liz · 37 replies
    NY POST ^ | July 23, 2012 | Abby W. Schachter
  • Shorter vile Pelosi: Republican Jews don’t support Israel, they just want tax breaks

    07/30/2012 4:52:45 PM PDT · by republicangel · 26 replies ^ | July 30, 2012 | Twitchy Staff
    RB@RBPundit Nancy Pelosi thinks Republican Jews are only in it for the money. WOW. #tcot #p2 30 Jul 12 Reply Retweet Favorite No, really. She disgustingly said that. Former Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims that Republican Jews are “being exploited,” and they don’t really care about Israel. What do they care about? Only tax breaks.
  • Cantor calls Pelosi’s comments on Jewish Republicans ‘insulting’

    07/30/2012 3:34:23 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 17 replies
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s recent suggestion that Jewish voters are “being exploited” by Republican leaders for political gain drew a sharp response Sunday from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the country’s highest-ranking Jewish Republican, who said the remarks were “patronizing” and “insulting.” The California Democrat suggested that Jewish voters were “being exploited” by Republican leaders trying to portray President Obama as un-supportive of Israel’s national security efforts. Pelosi made the comment when asked during a weekend interview with Bloomberg TV whether she thought Obama would win the Jewish vote, which historically goes to Democrat candidates.
  • If a Republican said this, the media would rightfully brand it anti-Semitism

    07/29/2012 10:59:37 AM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/29/12 | Carl in Jerusalem
    If a Republican accused Jews of voting for a Democrat because they're rich people and want a tax cut, what do you think the reaction would be? I think that Republican would rightfully be branded an anti-Semite. But when a Democrat makes a comment like that, it slips right under the media's radar range. Especially when the Democrat is none other than Queen Nancy Pelosi. Let's go to the videotape. The part I want you to see is between 6:00 and 7:50. More below the fold.
  • Pelosi Says Pope Unqualified to Have an Opinion on Abortion

    07/29/2012 11:40:13 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 38 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 28 July 2012 | John Semmens
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif) demanded that Pope Benedict XVI “stop meddling in America’s health care debate.” “It’s a question of experience and perspective,” Pelosi asserted. “I’ve had five children. I know what it’s like to bring a child into the world. And so has every woman who’s given birth. It’s pure Hell.” “On the other hand, there’s never been a female Pope,” Pelosi pointed out. “No Pope has every had to suffer the pains of child birth. So, with the Pope lacking this crucial life experience, why should we consider his views on abortion sacrosanct when it is...
  • Democrats Backpedal as China Readies $15.1 Billion Canadian Oil Deal

    07/29/2012 6:11:44 AM PDT · by hfartalot · 42 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 07/28/12 | Wynton Hall
    When President Barack Obama blocked the Keystone Pipeline, Republicans said the move would encourage Canada to pursue oil deals with China instead of the United States and cede a massive chunk of North American oil assets to the communist nation. Now, with China's state-run oil company CNOOC poised to cut a $15.1 billion deal--the largest ever foreign acquisition for a Chinese company--with Canadian oil company Nexen, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) are in full backpedal mode.
  • Pelosi: Republicans using Israel policy to distract Jewish voters

    07/29/2012 4:03:10 AM PDT · by Libloather · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/28/12 | Meghashyam Mali
    Pelosi: Republicans using Israel policy to distract Jewish votersBy Meghashyam Mali - 07/28/12 04:31 PM ET House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) defended President Obama’s record on Israel, accusing Republicans of using the issue to distract Jewish voters from the party’s economic policies. “Many of the Republicans are using Israel as an excuse, what they really want are tax cuts for the wealthy. So Israel, that can be one reason they put forth,” said Pelosi on Bloomberg’s “Political Capital,” according to a transcript of her remarks. “That’s why some of the Republican Jewish supporters are really active,” replied host Al...