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Tag: Nancy Pelosi
By JGillman, Section News
Some of you may be aware that in 2008, I broke the story about Nancy Pelosi's criminal pursuits and relationship with a T-Boone Pickens' enterprise.
Her efforts of course, crushed the middle class and working poor who had to dish out the $4 a gallon for their transportation to work. All in the name of "Clean Energy", not only a term for green energy pursuits, but also the name of the company she bought into May 25 of 2007, at its IPO. The country suffered long and hard for the sake of a few more shekels in the purse of the former speaker, while much of the media looked in the other direction. A weak interview on the subject by Tom Brokaw is available, where she poo-poos the insignificant amounts invested in the company which spent over $3,000,000 towards promoting a contract that could have rewarded her on the order of facebook or Ebay.(if it had succeeded.)
Heaven forbid the hundreds of millions of dollars the networks (including a presumed fair and balanced FOX) that Mr Pickens was shoveling out be interrupted by a negative look in his direction.
And now, with congress being looked at for its insider trading element, will we see a rewind and look back at the votes that put the bling on blinky, in ways we could only dream of for ourselves?
And Now Michelle Malkin notes Pickens is back with a Pelosi Deal, and our Republican lawmakers might help her along.
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Ah, if the GOP only had the stones...
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With the blessing of the current MIGOP chair, Ron Weiser, and the new Governor-elect, Rick Snyder, Bobby Schostak is poised to become our next GOP chair.
All across the state, new members have been elected to positions within the Republican Party, who came to the party through frustration with the system and the tea party movement. They are all being massaged to support Schostak because, he, after all, raised so much money for the GOP in the last election cycle, and it is believed that is what helped put the GOP over the top.
This attitude rankles tea partiers and campaigners for conservatism, especially since, according to the Detroit News, Schostak has given personal contributions "to Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, former Vice President Al Gore and Gov. Jennifer Granholm."
The MIGOP has some work to do. The convention in late January will most likely be as cantankerous as the last one, with the tea party factions all looking for a conservative to lead the party forward, and they will not go quietly into the night.
What I see happening is that the moderates in the party, willing to accept anything to continue what they perceive as what they did right, pushing for one of their own.
So, the GOP in Michigan has a fight on their hands, will we sit by and believe that money is the reason the GOP won? Or is it because of the tea party that came in full force to elect conservatives, and where they failed, they will hold those that won accountable? "Principle Over Party," was the mantra, perhaps that will be changed to "Money or Soul?"
Cross-posted at jenkuznicki.com
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If you have flown before, this analogy will resonate. At the beginning of every flight as the plane is taxiing away from the gate, the flight attendants jump into action and regiment a set of procedures that we all could probably recite right now. First they tell us to, "Return your seat back and tray tables to their upright position." Then they tell us what to do if there is a crash landing on water (they never tell us what to do if it crashes into a mountain; however, I wonder why). At some later time in the presentation we are told what to do if we are to lose cabin pressure; pull the oxygen mask towards you and place it over your nose. If you have kids or if there is a young child next to you (which gets to the point of my analogy), first place the oxygen mask over the child's nose then tend to your own needs. Am I right about that? Those of you who are frequent flyers are saying right now, "Actually Danian, you are wrong about that; first the adult puts the oxygen mask on and then attends to the child." If you noticed my dyslexia in reversing who gets the oxygen mask first in the adult-child scenario; my hats off to you, because you may be the only person actually paying attention (we all should be) in the whole flying community.
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Last weekend, while Michiganders were busy enjoying their weekend, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats were using every procedural trick at their disposal to pass a $2.5 trillion government-run health care experiment that Michigan simply doesn't want.
Michigan Democrats like Mark Schauer and Gary Peters are on board with Pelosi and her gamesmanship to pass the job killing measure even though Michigan consistently struggles with the highest unemployment rate in the country.
While the Democrats claim their number one priority is the economy and creating jobs, we have yet to see it as they continue to push an unpopular job-killing health care bill down our throats. Every day they talked about health care over the past year, Representatives Schauer and Peters weren't talking about how to bring much-needed jobs to Michigan.
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Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) may need a course in mathematics as well economics and statistics. Watch this video, http://crippy.me/2009/02/04/nancy-pelosis-fuzzy-math.aspx. In case you had a hard time understanding her, Ms. Pelosi says that every month that congress fails to pass a stimulus bill, 500 MILLION Americans lose their job. Considering there are only 360 million people in the country, including illegal aliens, I'm not sure Ms. Pelosi's claim is possible.
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