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  • Pelosi Continues Book Tour While Nation Teeters on Economic Calamity

    09/22/2008 12:49:34 PM PDT · by kristinn · 16 replies · 322+ views
    Monday, September 22, 2008 | Kristinn
    What's more important to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, saving the nation's economy from collapse or promoting her book?Judging from her decision to promote her book, "Know Your Power, A Message To America's Daughters", tomorrow night in her native Baltimore, the California Democrat, who is second in line to the presidency, decided the fate of the nation can wait.Baltimore TV station WJZ reported today that Pelosi is scheduled to appear at the the Enoch Pratt Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday night.According to the library's website, copies of Pelosi's book will be available for sale at her appearance.
  • Speaker Pelosi, Tear Down This Wall ( Vote on drilling )

    08/21/2008 5:05:23 AM PDT · by kellynla · 7 replies · 123+ views ^ | 08/21/2008 | Rep. Jeb Hensarling
    For weeks (since the House abruptly adjourned for the summer), Republicans have been in Washington demanding Speaker Pelosi to allow an up or down vote to free America’s own energy from the Democrats’ embargo and ease the pain that Americans currently face at the pump. Rather than offer solutions, Speaker Pelosi continues to insult the intelligence of hardworking Americans struggling to pay historically high energy prices. Members of Congress ought to do the jobs they were sent to do and remain in Washington until a solution to the country’s energy crisis is passed. Instead, Speaker Pelosi adjourned the House of...
  • New Left Wing Anti-Energy Strategy: Drill Nothing, Tax Everything ( Newt Gingrich )

    08/21/2008 5:16:20 AM PDT · by kellynla · 11 replies · 190+ views ^ | 08/19/2008 | Newt Gingrich
    The last few days have seen left wing anti-energy Democrats scrambling to find a survivable position. When we first launched the Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less petition drive at American Solutions, left wing anti-energy Democrats were deeply and decisively opposed. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced that she was "saving the planet" by stopping drilling. Senator Obama made fun of drilling and announced that inflating your tires would increase energy availability as much as drilling. Congressman Mark Udall (D-CO), a hard line environmental extremist and anti-energy Democrat (and the author in the House of the ban on developing oil...
  • Politics, not principles, behind Pelosi's turnabout on oil drilling (WORTHLESS NAN FEELS THE PINCH!)

    08/19/2008 9:16:27 PM PDT · by Libloather · 9 replies · 142+ views
    Deseret News ^ | 8/19/08 | Dan K. Thomasson
    Politics, not principles, behind Pelosi's turnabout on oil drillingBy Dan K. Thomasson Scripps Howard News Service Published: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008 12:45 a.m. MDT WASHINGTON — Never let it be said that Nancy Pelosi isn't principled. Actually, her main principle seems to be that when politics dictate, give up the principles and go with the politics. So the speaker of the House has decided that a vote on drilling off the nation's coasts might have to happen despite her year of adamant opposition that was still in place only a few weeks ago before Congress left for its August recess....
  • Pelosi Spins and Smears on Drilling

    08/19/2008 4:45:27 AM PDT · by kellynla · 26 replies · 209+ views ^ | August 19, 2008 | William Murchison
    One major problem with politics -- as we've all probably figured out by now -- is that politicians view every human challenge as political in nature, meaning, particularly these last few years. Objective No. 1 in the political trade is sticking to it The Other Party. What else could explain Democratic obstinacy and obfuscation over offshore oil drilling? The national interest certainly couldn't explain it. A basic principle of oil exploration is that you look for oil where it is, instead of where you'd like it to be. Assuming, in the Democrats' case, there's any place they would like it...
  • President Bush Meets with Coalition for Affordable American Energy

    08/18/2008 1:58:29 PM PDT · by Delacon · 5 replies · 244+ views
    The White House ^ | August 12, 2008 | POTUS
    THE PRESIDENT: I want to thank members of the Coalition for Affordable American Energy for joining me today. We just had a very interesting and informative discussion. I heard from businesses, large and small. They -- these folks are representing a lot of workers, people who are really concerned about the energy situation here in America, a lot of people wondering why their government is not doing something about the supply of crude oil. One of the things that came out in this discussion was there's a lot of folks in our country who understand we could be doing something...
  • Still Blocking Vote on the American Energy Act, Speaker Pelosi Crafts “No Energy” Bill Loaded...

    08/18/2008 10:53:16 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 24 replies · 256+ views
    Still Blocking Vote on the American Energy Act, Speaker Pelosi Crafts “No Energy” Bill Loaded With Poison Pills Dow Jones News: Instead Of Allowing Vote on All-of-the-Above Energy Reforms, Speaker to Load Bill With Killer Provisions “Dooming the Election-Year Effort to Failure” Washington, Aug 18 - All year long, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has blocked a meaningful vote on the “all of the above” energy reforms the American people want – and she’s still blocking one. Congress’ five-week summer break continues to drag on – and there’s been no indication from the Speaker that she will allow an honest...
  • Pickens says oil won't go below $100

    08/14/2008 11:24:29 AM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 51 replies · 356+ views
    Reuters ^ | Aug 14, 2008 | Timothy Gardner
    Texas oil billionaire T. Boone Pickens said on Thursday crude prices may soon fall as low as $110 a barrel amid falling gasoline demand, but should not sink below $100 because the United States depends heavily on oil imports. "I don't think it'll drop below $100," Pickens told Reuters in a telephone interview. "I would say $110 is where it might go, something like that." ~snip~ Pickens' hedge fund BP Capital, which manages about $7 billion in assets, sank about 35 percent in July, according to a report this week in the New York Post. Pickens declined to comment in...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Pelosi Clashes With Protesters Over Impeachment

    08/14/2008 5:22:30 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 14 replies · 214+ views ^ | August 12, 2008 | By Jason Leopold and Alan Breslauer
    In November 2006, Pelosi explained the significance behind the record voter turnout that helped shift the balance of power in Washington for the first time in 12 years. “People voted for change and they voted for Democrats who will take our country in a new direction,” Pelosi said during a victory speech in San Francisco on Nov. 8, 2006. But Pelosi, who became House Speaker, never managed to exact the change she promised. She explained that she and her colleagues tried vigorously to pass legislation to end the war in Iraq. "The public doesn’t want to know about process and...
  • Call Nancy Pelosi at (202) 225-4965 and Tell Her to Get Back to Work

    If your sick and tired of paying an arm and a leg for gas then please call Nancy “Nine Percent” Pelosi at (202) 225-4965 and ask her to return the House to session NOW to consider serious energy legislation that not only pursues a greater investment in renewable energies and technologies, but also provides for increased domestic drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), the oil shale areas, and the 10-02 Area of ANWR. Feel free to pass her number on to everyone you know. Call Nancy Pelosi at (202) 225-4965 and Tell Her to Get Back to Work
  • Nan and the Big Wind Boone-doggle

    08/14/2008 6:16:26 AM PDT · by autumnraine · 44 replies · 127+ views
    Michelle Malkin online ^ | 08-13-2008 | Michelle Malkin
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called congressional Republicans who want up-or-down drilling votes “hand maidens of the oil companies.” Let’s call Pelosi what she is: House girl of the Big Wind boondogglers. Though she seemingly backtracked on labeling drilling a “hoax” this week, Pelosi refuses to consider GOP energy proposals that don’t include massive government subsidies for eco-fantastical alternatives that have never panned out. Which brings us to Madame Speaker’s 2007 financial disclosure form. Schedule III lists “assets and ‘unearned income’” of between $100,001-$250,000 from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. - Public Common Stock.” Clean Energy Fuels Corp. is a natural gas...
  • U.S. Inflation Hits 17-Year High As Increases Move Beyond Food, Oil [Consumer prices jumped 5.6%]

    08/14/2008 6:18:42 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 45 replies · 127+ views
    U.S. Inflation Hits 17-Year High As Increases Move Beyond Food, Oil By BRIAN BLACKSTONE August 14, 2008 9:15 a.m. WASHINGTON -- U.S. inflation soared to a 17-year-high annual rate in July, a government report showed, led by gains in food, energy, airline fares and apparel. Separately, the number of U.S. workers filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly as expected last week but remained at high levels consistent with a rapid erosion in labor markets.
  • 61% say Congress Should Vote on Offshore Drilling Right Now

    08/13/2008 12:37:00 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 25 replies · 247+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | August 13, 2008 | Rasmussen Reports
    Six out of 10 Americans (61%) say Congress should return to Washington immediately to vote on lifting the ban on offshore oil drilling, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. But voters overwhelmingly expect Congress to adjourn this year without taking action. Even more (67%) recognize that Republicans are the ones pushing for offshore drilling, and 77% say the issue is important to them in terms of how they will vote for Congress this November. Forty-five percent (45%) of voters say it is Very Important. Voters see a clear difference between the political parties on this issue as...
  • GOP strikes energetic pose on energy policy

    08/13/2008 12:13:39 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 8 replies · 103+ views
    Minneapolis Star-Tribune ^ | 8/12/08 | Emily Kaiser
    WASHINGTON - Even in the absence of lights, cameras and microphones, Republicans still seem to have a steady crowd of listeners to speak to on the House floor. The people filling the seats aren't members of Congress but a line of tourists sporting shorts, flip-flops and baseball caps, intrigued by the loosened rules that allow them to take a seat and listen to the ongoing GOP performance. Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., led the second week of the House Republican revolt against Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats who adjourned for the month despite congressional gridlock and with no vote on...
  • New Energy Reform Act of 2008 (PONZI SCHEME)

    08/13/2008 11:23:48 AM PDT · by MNJohnnie · 9 replies · 329+ views
    #DontGo ^ | 08-13-08 | #DontGo
    Ponzi Scheme The act as described by Senator Conrad is below, I have added my comments and elucidations. The bottom line is simple: we are in an artificial energy crisis that is being caused almost exclusively by government regulations and laws that defy free market common sense and place a myth, global warming as anthropocentric, above the simple FACT that our economic prosperity relies on CHEAP ENERGY. It is the government’s artificial limits on energy production, which we now know is profit driven in its own way, that is the root cause of our ills. As Ronald Reagan said so...
  • Pelosi: "This Election is Like Death for Life on This Planet as We Know It"

    08/12/2008 7:25:12 PM PDT · by kristinn · 79 replies · 442+ views
    Tuesday, August 12, 2008 | Kristinn
    Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi painted the outcome of this November's election in irrational, apocalyptic terms during a book tour appearance in Los Angeles last night.Pelosi was interviewed by Rabbi Robert Wexler of the American School of Judaism in West Los Angeles before a sometimes hostile crowd of leftist agitators who harangued her for her failure to end the war in Iraq and impeach President Bush and Vice President Cheney.Speaking about the upcoming presidential election between leading candidates Republican John McCain and Democratic Barack Obama, Pelosi let loose with what is may well become her 'Dean scream' moment...
  • Exclusive: The Democrats' Oil-Drilling Flimflam: Betting the Public Is Too Dumb to Catch On

    08/12/2008 1:06:39 PM PDT · by Delacon · 29 replies · 599+ views
    Family Security Matters ^ | August 11, 2008 | Joel Himelfarb
    The mantra from Barack Obama and congressional Democrat leaders is that they represent "change" - and when it comes to gas prices, they certainly have a point. The cost to heat and air-condition American homes is certainly "changing" in very negative ways for the American consumer, as is the cost of getting to work or taking a trip with the family.    Regular readers of this column know that I have been critical of Republicans' performance on many issues. But on energy today, the GOP on Capitol Hill has shown that it understands that oil supply must be increased, and...
  • Newt Gingrich: The Debate the Pelosi-Reid Democrats Don't Want You to Hear

    08/13/2008 5:20:32 AM PDT · by kellynla · 9 replies · 205+ views ^ | 08/12/2008 | Newt Gingrich
    When House Speaker Pelosi abruptly and literally turned off the lights in Congress on August 1st and sent the members on a five-week vacation, she thought she was doing something clever. C-SPAN can only broadcast Congress while Congress is in session. If there was no session, there would be no cameras to cover the debate over providing relief to American families from historically high gas prices. If there were no C-SPAN, Americans would never get to see the Speaker and the anti-energy left's stubborn refusal to lift the ban on offshore drilling, refusal to lift the ban on drilling in...
  • Madam Speaker, Where Are You?

    08/10/2008 10:25:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies · 159+ views ^ | August 11, 2008 | Congressman Thomas Price
    This morning, Republicans will return to the dimmed floor of the House of Representatives to continue to fight on behalf of American families hurting from high gas prices. It has now been ten days since House Democrats turned off the lights and breezed out of Washington for a paid vacation without any meaningful action to bring down energy costs. For months, the American people have demanded more energy production, yet this Democrat majority found the pleas of their constituents just a petty annoyance. But as Speaker Pelosi - off on her self-promoting book tour - has found, when House Republicans...
  • Top 10 Energy Questions For Speaker Pelosi

    08/11/2008 3:44:28 PM PDT · by vietvet67 · 12 replies · 147+ views
    Human Events ^ | 08/11/2008 | U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady
    10. Two years ago, you said, “Democrats have a common-sense plan to lower gas prices.” Since you took over as Speaker of the House fuel prices have nearly doubled, which is punishing American families. Will you be releasing that common-sense plan anytime soon? 9. So far, your Democratic House of Representatives has done nothing but propose gimmicks. Your first energy gimmick was to pass a law that allows America to sue OPEC, apparently so we can become more dependent upon Middle East oil. This is puzzling to most Americans. Remind us again what that accomplishes? 8. Your second gimmick was...