Pelosi. Knew. [Bumped.]
[UPDATE] You’d think that they thought that none of this would ever come out. —– (See also Aaron Gardner’s RedHot on this topic.) Pelosi knew about the waterboarding. She knew all along. According to the memo the very first briefing listed is 9/4/02 with then Rep. Porter Goss & Pelosi. The summary of the briefing says: “Briefing on EITs including use of EITs on Abu | Read More »
Nancy Pelocchio The Liar – No Surprise
With each passing day pictures of Nancy Pelosi have looked as if her nose were growing at an alarming rate. As it turns out the reason is that just as the beloved fictional character Pinocchio, when Pelosi lies her nose grows…..or at least her spin on the lie grows. Several weeks ago when the Obama administration released the CIA memos revealing Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, Nancy | Read More »
Harman Letter Exposes Pelosi’s Waterboarding Hypocrisy
The American people have good reason to question the leadership qualities of the sunshine patriots of the Democratic party – those whose views on national security are wholly dictated by the mood of the times. They clearly include people like Nancy Pelosi, who was repeatedly briefed on the methods for interrogating detainees, but never raised any concerns she may have had. She was content to | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi promised to “Drain the Swamp” in Washington but apparently that doesn’t include the protected species of Democrats.
www.thepoliticalclass.com Nancy Pelosi promised to “Drain the Swamp” in Washington but apparently that doesn’t include the protected species of Democrats. As the new Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi promised to “Drain the Swamp” after more than ten years of Republican rule in Washington. Now it appears that Nancy Pelosi is actively working to block federal investigations of corrupt democrats in Congress. The Washington | Read More »
Anti-corruption groups want PMA probe.
This will do. For a start. Via Geraghty: Watchdog Groups Join Calls for PMA Probe House Democratic leaders face new pressure from four watchdog groups usually allied with them to open an investigation into the ties between three powerful Democrats and the now-defunct lobbying firm The PMA Group. Democracy 21, Common Cause, Public Citizen and U.S. PIRG on Thursday called on the House Committee on | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi Was Briefed On Waterboarding But Says She Didn’t Inhale
One of the occupational hazards of partisan politics is attacking the other side for something people on your own side knew about or participated in. Of course, that’s politics; but it becomes a serious problem when you raise the rhetorical temperature to the point of calling your political opponents war criminals … and it turns out your own people knew about the “war crimes” and | Read More »
Of *course* ‘Leaders balk at setting up truth panel.’
‘Truth’ is precisely what the Democrats don’t want right now. Senate Democratic leaders oppose the immediate establishment of a “Truth Commission” to probe harsh interrogation tactics as they face pressure to reveal what they knew of practices the Obama administration has since labeled “torture.” While nearly all Democrats this week backed the creation of a special commission to probe the causes of the financial crisis, | Read More »
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 says | Read More »
Interrogation Techniques Round-Up – Democrat Leaders Briefed 30 Times!
Update: The Tale of Two Headlines ~ Both from Politico ~ Pelosi: I Didn’t Know About Waterboarding Quote: 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 | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi’s Stunning Lack of Curiosity
When the Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a court-authorized raid of the office of Congressman Bill Jefferson, Nancy Pelosi said: The Justice Department was wrong to seize records from Congressman Jefferson’s office in violation of the Constitutional principle of Separation of Powers, the Speech or Debate Clause of the Constitution, and the practice of the last 219 years. These constitutional principles were not designed by | Read More »
Speaker Pelosi wants to register your guns
On “Good Morning America” last week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared: “We don’t want to take their guns away. We want them registered.” Somehow, I don’t think America’s 80 million firearms owners feel reassured. People have, in fact, been buying guns and ammo at such a rapid pace since the election of President Obama that there is now an ammunition shortage in the U.S. Johnny | Read More »
The Pelosi-Mobile is Here
Barack Obama dismissed Rick Wagoner, and he is reportedly planning to dismiss a majority of GM’s Board of Directors. He also says he wants bold reform, so that General Motors offers the sort of cutting-edge products that the car buyers of today and tomorrow want. He also doesn’t like the Chevy Volt. So what does Barack Obama expect us to drive? Today’s news gives us | Read More »
I Weally Weally Mean It, Don’t You Shoot That Big Rocket
I mean it this time. I weally, weally mean it. I told them all if you shoot that big rocket into the air I will tell Hillary. Hillary won’t like that. She told me if you do that and I tell her she will tell on you to the UN, whatever that is. This UN must be a weally fun place. Every time I say | Read More »
Is Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the Senate, Too?
Surely Democrats have not forgotten the debate over the stimulus, and the different experiences in the House and Senate. In the House, Democrats locked Republicans out and drafted a stimulus bill that got not a single vote from the other side – in fact, they lost some Democrats on the vote. In the Senate, Democrat leaders brought several Republicans into the room, bought off three | Read More »
LAT Torn: Do We Cover for Obama or Puff Pelosi? Let’s Try BOTH!
The L.A. Times took upon itself a difficult task. The chore: to make it seem like Obama is in control of Congress at the same time that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is still a powerhouse there. The truth of the matter is that Barack Obama has revealed little influence over the Democrat majority in the House of Representatives but the Times wants to | Read More »