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Tag: Nancy Pelosi
  • ‘Chicken Little’ Obama flip-flops on debt ceiling

    Just recently I wrote about Nancy Pelosi’s odd view that continuously increasing government debt is a necessary precondition to functioning American businesses. Now President Obama is one-upping her, warning of economic armageddon if the debt ceiling is not raised, though like Pelosi he gives no explanation of why he thinks government powers the private sector …

  • On Pelosi’s faith in government as an economic engine

    House Minority Leader and former Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Thursday that Republicans in Congress may hold out on raising the federal debt limit until a severe downturn in the markets wakes them up. “The Republicans may need to see the markets drop 400 points,” she said, and “[the markets] should encourage Republicans to …

  • Great Quotes from Nancy Pelosi

  • Pelosi (after Almost a Year and a Half) Finally Defies Obama

    Election season is almost here. She’s talking the talk again. After a year and a half of Barack Obama in office, Nancy Pelosi finally defies Obama (I smell a rat). On Thursday, Speaker Pelosi dared to defy a veto threat by President Obama on war spending in Afghanistan. Her amendment would have required the president …

  • Nearly Four Million Citizens to Pay Health Insurance Penalty By 2016

    “The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.” — Albert Einstein No, I am not shocked as I know you are not either. However, what does enrage me is that all the ignoramuses that claimed this fascist health care plan would be a descending gift from the heavens REFUSED to read …

  • Pelosi: “There has never been a more open process”

    C-Span asks Democrats to televise hearings: C-SPAN is asking Democrats to open healthcare negotiations to television cameras. Democratic leaders have reportedly decided to skip formal conference and instead talk behind closed doors to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate bills. Which is why… Top House Democrats deflected the request, saying the process has …

  • YAL at the University of California-San Deigo

    The newly updated chapter at USCD conducted a protest of Nancy Pelosi and her policy choices. I will let Ankur Chawla, the new YAL chapter president,  explain the feeling of the day: The Nancy Pelosi protest up in Irvine, CA was our first real event as an official UCSD-YAL club.  It was funny because we …

  • Pelosi wants to “balance” your freedom

    The arrogant  Nancy Pelosi has previously demonstrated that she believes that she deserves “special treatment,” so her disgusting, anti-liberty rant today should hardly surprise. The  subtle implications of censorship, however, shocked even me. You’re just a person, Ms. Pelosi. You are should not be accorded special treatment, let alone given the right to take away our …

  • House Dems: CIA Withheld Secrets

    From the New York Times: Seven House Democrats on the Intelligence Committee wrote that the CIA had misled them over the past 8 years. The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Silvestre Reyes, Democrat of Texas, referred to Mr. Panetta’s disclosure in a letter to the committee’s ranking Republican, Representative Peter Hoekstra of Michigan, …

  • Petition Pelosi!!!!

    It’s time for a debate on H.R. 1207 in Congress! Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is a national government official available to the entire country for petitioning. She has control of what will be debated in the House of Representatives, and it’s time to tell her that we want a debate on this bill! …