Nancy Pelosi Tries to Have It Both Ways
According to Glenn Thrush at the Politico: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pushing back on GOP charges that she knew about waterboarding for years and did nothing. Pelosi says she was briefed by Bush administration officials on the legal justification for using waterboarding — but that they never followed through on promises to inform her when they actually began using “enhanced” interrogation techniques So she | Read More »
The Orchestrated Effort to Start Limbaugh vs. Cantor
I told you yesterday that the ABC News story saying Cantor rebuked Limbaugh was an organized effort on the left. Today we find out why. The Politico publishes a list of the people Nancy Pelosi hates. Rush Limbaugh and Eric Cantor are the top two guys on the right that she hates. It’s kind of sad Boehner and McConnell aren’t up there. But Cantor and | Read More »
Obama Staff Encouraging Democrats to Oppose Pelosi
Well, everyone has been saying she’s gotten on her high horse. In Washington, people have been referring to her as President Pelosi. Obama seemingly has decided to smack her down. But he probably did not expect Congressman Jim Cooper (D-TN) to admit it on the radio. Well, I probably shouldn’t tell you this, but I actually got some quiet encouragement from the Obama folks for | Read More »
BREAKING: Pelosi calls for investigation into Tim Mahoney
ABC News has the story. “I just learned today about the serious allegations concerning Congressman Tim Mahoney,” Pelosi said in a statement. “These charges must be immediately and thoroughly investigated by the House Ethics Committee.” The announcement came just as the advertising company used by Mahoney’s campaign said that it had “permanently” ended its relationship with the West Palm Beach congressmen based on the report | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi’s Hypocrisy: Using Campaign Coffers to Line Her Pocket
This is big news this morning. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has directed nearly $100,000 from her political action committee to her husband’s real estate and investment firm over the past decade, a practice of paying a spouse with political donations that she supported banning last year. Here’s the thing: Paul Pelosi is loaded. He does not even need the money. The Pelosi’s are rich. Nonetheless, | Read More »
The Numbers: Obama, Pelosi, and Frank failed
CNN is in overdrive blaming the Republicans for killing the bailout. This morning they ran a story headlined “The Death of the American Dream” about how angry the public is and how the bailout would have helped people, even though people are so angry and blaming Wall Street the people did not want the bailout. In any event, consider these numbers: Number of additional votes | Read More »
BREAKING: House Dems Put “No Drill Energy Plan” in Continuing Resolution
Human Events has the details. It seems Pelosi is gambling that she can make a deal with the White House. The White House will accept her no energy plan in exchange the White House gets its Wall Street bailout plan. This must be viewed as unacceptable.
House Votes for Energy Freeze. Nancy Pelosi Gets Rich.
The Washington Post reports this morning that the House of Representatives has voted for an energy freeze. No lower gas prices for you. “We’re not trying to give incentives to drill, we’re giving incentives to invest in renewables and natural gas that will take us where we need to go,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) told reporters before the vote. What Nancy does not tell | Read More »
The House GOP Protest is Working. Pelosi Folding Like a Cheap Tent.
The Hill is reporting overnight Nancy Pelosi is caving to the House Republican protest. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday night dropped her staunch opposition to a vote on offshore oil drilling in the House. Republicans, reacting to high gas prices, have demanded a vote on additional oil exploration in the Outer Continental Shelf, where drilling is currently blocked by a moratorium. Until now, Pelosi | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi Live at 3:00 EDT
No, Nancy won’t be discussing energy policy, but she will be discussing her new book that is selling crap poorly. The discussion will be live via the Washington Post’s website. You can ask her a question by going here. Hint: the question can be about why she won’t let energy legislation be voted on instead of about her book. Oh, and why not copy and | Read More »
Rep. Capuano’s Newspeak for Censorship
As the Obama candidacy gains momentum, we should all become more accustomed to “newspeak.” Out is the word “censorship” to be replaced with the phrase “freedom of speech.” The former phrase “freedom of speech’ will be prohibited except in classical texts until such texts can be reprinted wherein all references to actual free speech will be deleted. That, of course, seems the natural progression from | Read More »