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  • Nancy Pelosi Uses Holy Thursday Foot Washing Service to Raise Immigration Issue

    04/18/2014 12:22:15 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 04/18/2014 | BY JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND
    Pope Francis inspired Catholics across the world last year when he visited a juvenile detention center in Rome to celebrate Holy Thursday, and tenderly washed the feel of a young  Muslim woman. This year, he washed the feet disabled people in a ceremony that recalls Jesus' humble service and challenging message to the apostles--the "Servant of the servants" takes the path of radical sel-sacrifice that leads to the Cross. Last night, a Rome's  Don Gnocchi facility, which provides services for the elderly and disabled, Pope Francis celebrated the Mass of the Lord's Supper, and his homily  recalled Jesus'  striking actions: He did it this way out of love....
  • Pelosi assists in Holy Week ....foot-washing......ritual

    04/18/2014 7:50:11 AM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 100 replies
    S.F. Gate ^ | April 18 2014 | Not Attributed
    To "honor the dignity and work of immigrants," Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi helps Bishop Marc Andrus wash the feet of two children Thursday at Saint John the Evangelist Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Pelosi also used the occasion to talk about passing HR15 - bipartisan immigration legislation that her office says would "reduce the deficit by nearly $1 trillion, secure our borders, unite our families, protect our workers and provide an earned pathway to citizenship."
  • DCCC Chair: We Care More about Amnesty Than Midterm Elections

    04/14/2014 4:19:15 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 11 replies ^ | 4/14/14 | Tony Lee
    The top Democrat who is leading the effort to help the party elect more members to Congress said he cares more about amnesty than the midterm elections. Appearing on CNN's State of the Union with Candy Crowley on Sunday, Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY), the head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said the midterm elections are taking a backseat to the amnesty legislation Democrats and establishment Republicans desperately want. "We'd rather pass an immigration bill than worry about the election. We have got 190 Democrats ready to vote on a comprehensive immigration bill today," Israel said while also accusing Republicans...
  • Pelosi: Race playing role in GOP's reluctance to move immigration bill

    04/10/2014 10:19:52 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies
    Pelosi: Race playing role in GOP's reluctance to move immigration bill Greg Nash By Mike Lillis - 04/10/14 01:00 PM EDT Issues of race have made GOP leaders reluctant to back immigration reform, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) charged Thursday. The Democratic leader suggested that the Republicans would have moved a reform bill long ago if whites were the only beneficiaries. "I think race has something to do with the fact that they're not bringing up an immigration bill," Pelosi told reporters in the Capitol. "I've heard them say to the Irish, 'If it were just you, this would be easy.'...
  • Liberal Tolerance on Display

    04/09/2014 1:45:22 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 5 replies ^ | April 9, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    One of the most fascinating things about human nature is that when a person usually boasts of something, they tend to be the exact opposite. Those who profess to be charitable usually turn out to be stingy, and those who claim humility as their greatest virtue tend to rub their achievements in your face. This trait is also true with progressive liberals. They claim to be the most tolerant group of people on the planet, but their actions say the exact opposite. There have been a number of events recently that show the so-called liberal tolerance on display. Our first...
  • Pelosi and Schumer: Read the Constitution

    04/08/2014 10:39:45 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 9, 2014 | Betsy McCaughey
    Democrats are hyperventilating over a U. S. Supreme Court ruling on April 2, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi claims the ruling will turn politics into a "money war." Sorry, that happened a long time ago. For the past two decades, unions have poured massive amounts into super PACs and other legal vehicles for advertising and get-out-the-vote efforts, which favor Democrats. What's got Pelosi and other Democrats worried is competition. Last week's high court ruling could mean more money for Republican candidates, even tea party activists. The Supreme Court split 5-4 on the hot-button issue of...
  • Were Pelosi, Feinstein, Boxer, etc given chance to scrub Internet of pic's with Sen. Leland Yee?

    03/28/2014 7:37:02 PM PDT · by dragnet2 · 86 replies
    For some odd reason, they seem as rare as public pay phones and customer services. If someone can find one or two, I appreciate it if they could provide a couple. Thank you.
  • Democrats blast Breitbart Nancy Pelosi posters

    04/07/2014 1:31:38 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 76 replies
    Democrats blast Breitbart Nancy Pelosi posters By: Tal Kopan April 7, 2014 02:04 PM EDT Democrats are slamming an ad campaign from Breitbart to promote its new California coverage that features a graphic illustration of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s face on a scantily clad woman’s body in a suggestive position. “To say the least, the Breitbart News ad is foul, offensive, and disrespectful to all women,” Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said in a statement. “It is a disgusting new low and would be reprehensible against any woman – regardless of party.” The conservative news outlet launched...
  • Pelosi: Cheney is ‘proud’ of Bush-era CIA that misled public

    04/06/2014 8:56:00 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 31 replies
    April 6th, 2014 11:10 AM ET 39 minutes ago Pelosi: Cheney is ‘proud’ of Bush-era CIA that misled public Posted by CNN's Dana Davidsen (CNN) – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said former Vice President Dick Cheney "set a tone and attitude for the CIA" that allowed for the controversial techniques used by the agency in the Bush-era detention and interrogation program. Her comments follow a Senate Intelligence Committee vote last week to release key parts of a report that concludes the CIA misled the government and public about aspects of the agency’s practices in the post-9/11 program. The California...
  • Democrats say White House won’t delay Obamacare employer mandate again (penalty “integral”)

    04/06/2014 2:38:36 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 4/06/14 | Adam Edelman
    Democrats fought back Sunday against claims from a former Obama aide that the White House might delay Obamacare’s employer mandate. House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi called the mandate, which requires businesses with between 50 and 100 employees to provide health insurance for workers or face a penalty, “integral.” “Of all the things I want to say about the Affordable Care Act, Robert Gibbs' opinion, I don't know who his clients are or what his perspective is, but we are celebrating the fact that we have over 7 million who have signed up,” the California Democrat said on CNN’s “State...
  • Obama gives Pelosi rosary beads blessed by Pope Francis

    04/01/2014 9:43:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 136 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | April 1, 2014 | Caroline May
    President Obama gave House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi rosary beads blessed by Pope Francis during lunch Tuesday at the White House, according to an NBC News reporter. Carrie Dann @CarrieNBCNews Pelosi says she received a rosary blessed by Pope Francis from Obama at lunch today 12:24 PM - 1 Apr 2014 Obama met Pope Francis at the Vatican for the first time last week. Pelosi, a Catholic, has been criticized for her support of abortion — a practice which she has called “sacred ground” — by other Catholics. Last year, a Vatican official in Rome said that the California lawmaker...
  • Pelosi won’t run on Obamacare: ‘While we’re proud of the Affordable Care Act, we now pivot to jobs’

    04/02/2014 1:32:25 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 25 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Aril 2 2014 | No Attribution
    While Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took an Obamacare victory lap Tuesday afternoon, she appeared hesitant to make the law the central plank in her party’s push to win in 2014, telling reporters that “while we’re proud of the Affordable Care Act, we now pivot to jobs.”
  • Democrats bash SCOTUS ruling on campaign contributions (Harry Reid bashes Koch Brothers again)

    04/02/2014 12:22:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | 04/02/2014 | By SEUNG MIN KIM
    Democratic lawmakers and campaign finance reform advocates quickly bashed Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision to strike down total limits on individual campaign contributions, warning of future corruption in elections. Meanwhile, Republicans largely cheered the ruling from the narrowly divided court, which found it unconstitutional to impose caps on the aggregate amounts that one person can donate to campaigns, parties and political action committees. Calling himself “all for freedom,” Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Wednesday commended the ruling, saying “donors ought to have the freedom to give what they want to give.” And Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who had filed...
  • Mainstream Media Runs Away from Democratic Chinatown Gangster/Gun-Controller Story

    03/29/2014 9:02:48 PM PDT · by Libloather · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/28/14 | Alec Torres
    Leland Yee should be making national headlines. A Democratic state senator from San Francisco, a statewide candidate until this week, and a rising member of Nancy Pelosi and Diane Feinstein’s Democratic political machine, was arrested on Wednesday by the Justice Department for wire fraud, corruption, and his alleged involvement in illegal gun deal between Chinatown gangsters and Islamist militants. **SNIP** Yet four of the most prominent news outlets in America — CNN, USA Today, Politico and the Chicago Sun-Times — made no mention of the Leland Yee scandal within two days of the story breaking. When Politico finally ran a...
  • Nancy Pelosi: Pro-Lifers are “Dumb” For Believing Life Begins at Conception

    03/28/2014 6:30:49 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 125 replies
    Life News ^ | 3-28-2014 | Steven Ertelt
    Nancy Pelosi: Pro-Lifers are “Dumb” For Believing Life Begins at Conception by Steven Ertelt | Washington, DC | | 3/28/14 12:29 PM Never mind that science has confirmed for some time that human life begins at conception and the union of sperm and egg creates a unique human being with a DNA code that matches no one else ever conceived.Nancy Pelosi believes pro-life advocates who think human life starts at conception are just “dumb.”Politico has the quote: At Planned Parenthood’s annual gala last night, attendees and your PULSEr stopped laughing at comedian and emcee Tig Notaro just long enough...
  • Pelosi:Passing Immigration Reform is More Important Than Democrats' Winning in November

    03/28/2014 5:25:26 AM PDT · by lbryce · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 27, 2014 | Mike Lillis
    Full Title:Passing Comprehensive Immigration Reform is More Important Than Democrats' Success at the Polls in November, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Passing comprehensive immigration reform is more important than Democrats' success at the polls in November, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday. A number of Republicans and other conservative voices have accused Pelosi and the Democrats of using the immigration reform issue as a political crutch, suggesting the Democrats would rather keep the issue alive for campaign purposes than actually pass a bill. But Pelosi on Thursday rejected that notion outright, and she didn't mince words. "I believe,...
  • Nancy Pelosi moves to force immigration vote

    03/26/2014 3:09:47 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | March 26, 2014 | By Carolyn Lochhead
    House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco opened on Wednesday an effort to force House Republicans to bring an immigration overhaul to a vote. Most observers think the effort is doomed. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, a San Jose Democrat who is the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee’s immigration panel, spoke passionately on the floor about a potentially “truly historic” day, but so far it remains just that. President Obama likewise issued a statement encouraging the effort.
  • Top Dem Hints at Forbidden Entitlement Cuts (Steny Hoyer)

    03/25/2014 11:36:24 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | Rob Garver - The Fiscal Times
    The Republican Party is currently trying to sort out an internal battle between its dwindling stock of moderates who are occasionally willing to work with Democrats, and its hard-right base, which views compromise with Democrats in general, and President Obama in particular, as heresy. But in a speech Monday, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), the second-ranking Democrat in the House showed that there are significant fissures in the Democratic Party as well. Hoyer, though nominally Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s second-in-command, is starkly different from Pelosi and many others on the party’s left wing when it comes to economic and fiscal issues....
  • Boehner Spokesman Calls Reid’s GOP/Crimea Comments ‘Unhinged’(PJ tops that!)

    03/24/2014 10:13:32 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 11 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 3-24-2014 | STEPHEN KRUISER
    March 24, 2014 Boehner Spokesman Calls Reid’s GOP/Crimea Comments ‘Unhinged’ STEPHEN KRUISER Somebody had to say it. “The Senate Majority Leader sounds completely unhinged,” Boehner spokesman Michael Steel told Business Insider in an email. “The House has acted, and is continuing to act, in a reasonable and responsible way to give the White House the tools it needs to hold President Putin accountable.”Every time Reid opens his mouth something remarkably ignorant comes out of it. Nancy Pelosi may be devious and an awful person, but she’s not stupid (she does dumb it down for the cameras, I believe). Reid, however,...
  • Mary Landrieu runs from Nancy Pelosi & Obamacare

    03/24/2014 5:03:38 PM PDT · by Trueblackman · 19 replies ^ | 24 March 2014 | Trueblackman
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi boasted at last Thursday's weekly House Democrat News Conference that Obamacare was indeed a winning issue for Democrats, but Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu’s actions that same day indicated otherwise. While leader Pelosi was trying to convince reporters that Obamacare was actually affordable, Senator Landrieu refuse to appear with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who was in New Orleans to promote Obamacare as the March 31st deadline fast approaches. Both the Times-Picayune and Bayou Buzz pointed out that Senator Landrieu was not mentioned on the official schedule sent out by HHS, while Senator Landrieu’s...
  • WELL, THAT MAKES SENSE: Nancy Pelosi to Accept Award Named After KKK Advocate and Race Eugenicist

    03/23/2014 11:47:27 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 32 replies
    March 22, 2014, 2014 WELL, THAT MAKES SENSE: Nancy Pelosi to Accept Award Named After KKK Advocate and Race Eugenicist Doug Ross Just when you think the Democrat Party has hit rock bottom, they break out the jackhammer and start digging a new sub-basement: Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PP) announced that House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, an alleged Roman Catholic, will be given “the Margaret Sanger Award, the organization’s highest honor, in recognition of her leadership, excellence, and outstanding contributions to the reproductive health and rights movement over the course of her career,” according to a Planned Parenthood website...
  • Pelosi Laughably Claims Democrats Are The Jobs Party (She's beyond help)

    03/22/2014 12:16:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 48 replies ^ | March 21, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Election '14: Chief House Democrat Nancy Pelosi says her party can win this November by asking, "Where are the jobs?" That's like Bill Clinton running for re-election asking, "Where are the interns?" Former House Speaker Pelosi supposedly had been celebrating the fourth anniversary of the enactment of ObamaCare last week. She was, after all, standing before a placard touting "The Affordable Care Act Four Years Later," which featured photos of happy-looking, satisfied patients. "We just couldn't be prouder," she said of the health reform that has been separating Americans from their preferred doctors, their health plans and lots more of...
  • Pelosi: Democrats Not Running On Obamacare; We're Running On Job Creation

    03/20/2014 3:11:54 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 53 replies
    RCP Video ^ | 3-20-2014
    <p>REP. NANCY PELOSI (D-CA): This isn't about politics; this is about the health of America. This is about standing tall as the country did on Social Security, Medicare, the Affordable Care Act. So this isn't -- we don't weigh its value as to what it means politically. We weigh its value as to what it means to the health/well-being, economic and health security of America's families.</p>
  • Pelosi: It's Not "Obamacare"

    03/20/2014 4:03:40 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 64 replies
    KFBK News ^ | March 20th 2014 | Mike Simpson
    The President has embraced the term, but Nancy Pelosi is still a bit annoyed by that people keep referring to The Affordable Care Act as "Obamacare." The Democratic Congresswoman chided a reporter who asked her if the new law will be a "winner or loser" for Democrats facing re-election in 2014."I believe it's a winner, and by the way, it's called, 'The Affordable Care Act,' it's called, 'The Affordable Care Act.' I know you didn't intend any compliment, or's called, 'The Affordable Care Act,'" she replied.Pelosi joked that she'd gladly tell President Obama the same thing before criticizing Republicans in...
  • Pelosi: Health law is a ‘winner’ for Democrats

    03/20/2014 9:25:02 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver
    U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) will appear with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) and Gov. Bill Haslam (R-TN) Wednesday at an education roundtable discussion sponsored by pro-Common Core Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Tennessee Business Roundtable. A press release by the election campaign of Tennessee state Rep. Joe Carr (R), who is challenging Alexander in his reelection bid, announced the fact that Alexander will join Bush and Haslam in support of the Common Core. The roundtable event comes in the midst of a fierce battle waged by Carr and other conservatives in the Tennessee state legislature...
  • Pelosi: Health law is a ‘winner’ for Democrats

    03/20/2014 9:26:31 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 50 replies
    Pelosi: Health law is a ‘winner’ for Democrats By: Paige Winfield Cunningham March 20, 2014 11:22 AM EDT House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said the health care law is a “winner,” when asked whether it’s a winning or losing issue for Democrats in swing districts this year. “You’ll have to ask the member, but I believe it’s a winner,” she told reporters as she marked this Sunday’s fourth anniversary of the law’s passage. Pelosi maintained that the Florida House special election last week, in which Democrat Alex Sink was defeated by a Republican in a race where the health care...
  • Inside the Republican Database Behind Jolly's Upset Victory (invoking "Pelosi" spurs voters)

    03/19/2014 12:52:40 PM PDT · by Liz · 18 replies
    NATIONAL JOURNAL ^ | 3/18/14 | Alex Roarty
    David Jolly's campaign says he owes his victory to a "Honeybadger." That's what NRCC officials call their new voter database--- tirelessly built from scratch--a system they argue was essential to Jolly's surprising win in Florida. In details shared exclusively with National Journal, leaders at the NRCC described a first-of-its-kind political operation deployed on behalf of a candidate. Led by Honeybadger, a continually updating system that integrates real-time data with existing voter files, they say they were able to track voters they had to target, discover what messages would motivate them to go to the polls, and project exactly how much...
  • Pelosi and Obamacare (vanity)

    03/15/2014 2:30:04 PM PDT · by BobL · 7 replies
    (none) | March 15, 2014 | (self)
    Ok, I'll come out of my hole in the ground (as Bugs Bunny once said) and make a vanity post here on Obamacare. The first thing to keep in mind is what the Dems say and do in public does not necessarily have anything to do with what they say and think in private. In private, the Democrats love Obamacare. Sure, they wish the president hadn't hired Affirmative Action types to put the website together, but the idea of millions of new people going to a government website for something other than downloading their tax forms is a huge deal...
  • Hypothetical Scenario:If Harry Reid Or Pelosi Were Asked About Flight 370,How Would They Respond?

    03/12/2014 3:37:56 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 16 replies
    Considering the lies,arrogance and hidden anger of Harry Reid we have been seeing lately,can you just imagine if a reporter were to ask him what his theory/explanation/opinion is of flight 370?,It would be beyond obvious what he would likely say.Just like when Liberals were blaming the GOP and Sarah Palin for all of the mass shootings since 2009.Rush made a comical comment that the Kock Brothers hijacked the plane.Although it is a little odd that the far left hasn't said anything yet regarding the tragedy being they are always the first ones to blame all tragic events on the GOP&Conservatives.
  • Cohen: Thanks, Obamacare — my health costs spiked

    03/04/2014 5:10:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Boston Herald ^ | March 4, 2014 | Adriana Cohen
    SPENDY: Adriana Cohen shows off her Mass Connector statement showing a big increase in her premium. Here’s a letter I hope your family never has to open. I just found out that due to Obamacare, my health insurance plan has been canceled. The replacement plan is going to cost my family $7,750 more each year! And that’s not counting all the other piled-on costs. Wait, there’s more. I need to enroll for new health insurance I don’t want by the end of the month on a malfunctioning website state officials may scrap. Whatever happened to President Obama’s pledge that “if...
  • Pelosi Statement on the GOP’s 50th Vote to Repeal or Undermine the Affordable Care Act

    03/03/2014 3:22:55 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    The Idiot's Very Own Webpage ^ | 2/28/14 | Pelosi Galore
    **SNIP** “The House Republican agenda feels like déjŕ vu all over again. As if the first 49 votes were not enough to satisfy the Republican fixation on undoing health reform, the Republican leadership is prepared to make yet another attempt – their 50th try – to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act. Americans deserve better. “On the same day that Republicans gathered to discuss an alternative to the health care law, five years later, the proponents of repeal still can’t help themselves. This latest Republican proposal would drive up premiums for millions of Americans. All the while, Republicans ignore...
  • Nancy and Johnny were Sweethearts (Happy Valentines Day, you crazy kids!)

    02/12/2014 11:34:31 AM PST · by Noremac · 9 replies
    Blasted Fools ^ | February 12, 2014 | Richard Cameron
    I guess I don't need to tell you what John Boehner can kiss next! No, on second thought, I wouldn't want either one of their DNA - even on my... The image that you just saw, had such a visceral impact on me that I had to spontaneously react to it. First of all, this really should come as no surprise to anyone among us that have been awake during this whole nightmare. I've written over and over, how the alleged 'two party system' at it's core, is a charade - a phony pageant. It is a bit of theatre...
  • Flashback: Nancy Pelosi Says Obamacare Will Create 400,000 Jobs “Almost Immediately!”

    02/04/2014 6:01:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 2/4/14 | Jim Hoft
    At the Health Care Summit in February 2010, Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed Obamacare would increase 400,000 jobs “almost immediately.” “It’s about jobs. In it’s life, it [the health bill] will create 4 million jobs — 400,000 jobs almost immediately.”
  • 12 Captions for this picture of Obama in a mysteriously silly pose...

    02/04/2014 9:34:12 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 14 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-4-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Posted a blank of this photo over the weekend, here are 12 of the best/favorite captions people came up with.
  • Nancy Pelosi Will Receive Planned Parenthood’s Top Margaret Sanger Award

    02/01/2014 10:02:10 PM PST · by Morgana · 29 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Nancy Pelosi will receive the Margaret Sanger award — the top honor given out by the Planned Parenthood abortion business. Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced today that House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will deliver remarks at the organization’s Annual Gala in Washington on march 27, where she will receive the award. Planned Parenthood is awarding Leader Pelosi the Margaret Sanger Award, the organization’s highest honor, “in recognition of her leadership, excellence, and outstanding contributions to” the pro-abortion movement during her career. nancypelosipic3The president of the abortion business announced the award today, though she never mentioned abortion — instead couching...
  • Former Clinton aide to Pelosi: Apologize

    02/01/2014 7:18:56 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/01/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    “We’ve got to take ownership that we messed up,” former White House adviser Lanny Davis told Megyn Kelly last night, “and Nancy Pelosi should say that — we messed up.” Bill Clinton’s former aide and counsel in the impeachment fight joked at the beginning of this clip that he’d hoped for a fun segment with Kelly, but that Pelosi’s refusal to take responsibility for the consequences of the bill she shoved down the throats of Americans “is painful.” Was it ever: “Nancy Pelosi should say that — we messed up…We have to take ownership,” Davis said, indicating that admitting fault...
  • Caption this picture of Obama in a mysteriously silly pose...

    02/01/2014 10:58:24 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 55 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-1-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Pictures truly are worth 1000 words. Lets find a few for this one...I found this photo years ago and I've never been able figure out what the heck Obama is doing there...and why there's an applause going on in the background.Help me out...What's going on here? Who's saying what?I'll post the best ones in the next day or so.
  • What now for Pelosi?

    01/31/2014 6:35:54 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 31, 2014 | Mike Lillis
    The retirement of two of Nancy Pelosi's closest confidants is raising questions about whether the House Democratic leader's reign could be nearing an end. The pending departures of Reps. George Miller and Henry Waxman mean Pelosi will have to do without her most trusted lieutenants if she decides to run again as Democratic leader. The two fellow California Democrats helped engineer the major achievements of her speakership on healthcare and climate change, and could be counted on during good times and bad. One former Democratic leadership aide described the loss as “a substantial changing of the guard” – a transition...
  • Stewart Laughs in Pelosi’s Face After She Admits She Doesn’t Know Why Obamacare Site Failed

    01/30/2014 10:28:20 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Mediaite ^ | January 30, 2014 | Noah Rothman
    House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) sat down with The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Thursday for a contentious interview. The interview became tense when Stewart attempted to get Pelosi to explain why government appears to function so poorly to the outside observer. When Pelosi attempted to explain why this was the case, Stewart became even more agitated. “Right now, we have a school of thought in the House Republican caucus that is anti-government, anti-science, anti-Obama,” Pelosi said when asked about the nature of governance in Washington. “They have a trifecta that just enables them to vote against...
  • Will Nancy Pelosi Be the Next to Retire?

    01/30/2014 3:18:38 PM PST · by seanmerc · 60 replies
    National Journal ^ | 30 Jan 2014 | Josh Kraushaar
    With Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement announcement, many of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's top lieutenants are abandoning ship. Waxman joins his California colleague, Rep. George Miller, and Rep. Jim Moran of Virginia as close Pelosi allies to retire after this Congress. And after last year's 2012 elections, Pelosi's leading in-house strategist Jen Crider left her office, later announcing she was working for Microsoft. Their decisions are as strong a signal as any that veteran House Democrats hold little hope of taking the House in 2014, and they probably are pessimistic about their long-term prospects for a congressional majority. Miller and...
  • Year in Review: NRCC Highlights the 'Biggest Democrat Fails of 2013'

    12/28/2013 5:44:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | December 28, 2013 | Leah Barkoukis
    It’s hard to believe the National Republican Congressional Committee was able to narrow the list down to only 35. From the “train wreck” that is Obamacare, to the brilliant idea of solving the debt limit issue with a trillion-dollar platinum coin, 2013 has been, shall we say, less than stellar for Democrats. “Before we ring in 2014, it’s important to look back at some of their biggest failures in the past year,” the post’s author Matt Gorman told Red Alert Politics. “2013 may be rapidly coming to an end, but the Democrats’ troubles are just beginning.” While the complete list...
  • Vatican Chief Justice: Denying Communion to Nancy Pelosi “Makes Perfect Sense”

    12/17/2013 7:07:58 AM PST · by Morgana · 29 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    Catholics across the United States have for years wondered if and when pro-abortion “Catholics” like Nancy Pelosi or John Kerry would be told not to present themselves for Communion because they are out of step with Catholic Church teachings on the sanctity of human life. Cardinal Raymond Burke, the former archbishop of St. Louis and now the chief justice at the Vatican’s highest court saying prohibiting Pelosi and Kerry from receiving Communion”makes perfect sense,” according to a new interview Burke gave to EWTN. As CNS News reports on the interview: In an interview with EWTN’s Raymond Arroyo on Dec. 13,...
  • (Exempt) Nancy Pelosi Says Democrats Won’t Run Only On Obamacare In 2014

    11/20/2013 4:44:14 PM PST · by Libloather · 29 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 11/19/13 | Kate Nocera
    WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said that Democrats would not run only on Obamacare in 2014, but the election would be primarily about the budget and jobs. “Yes they could have done a better job of describing it,” Pelosi said of the White House messaging on the law. “No, they didn’t hurt us for 2014.”
  • Nancy Pelosi: We 'couldn't be more thrilled' about Obamacare

    11/20/2013 7:54:11 AM PST · by theruleshavechanged · 42 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/20/13 | Charlie Spiering
    "This is history and the future and progress," she stated emphatically, "It stands right there as Social Security, Medicare, affordable health care, as a right, not a privilege for the few, but a right for the many." She was speaking Tuesday at an event sponsored by BuzzFeed. Pelosi acknowledged she was "really disappointed" that the technology behind the website failed, but said she was excited to see the program fully implemented. "You can imagine coming from Northern California what I think of that," she said, referring to Silicon Valley. "But none the less, it will work and the policy is...
  • Pelosi: Of course I stand by my “we have to pass it so you can find out what’s in it” remark

    11/18/2013 7:09:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/18/2013 | Erika Johnsen
    If President Obama’s very clearly last-minute, politically desperate, and virtually unworkable faux-”fix” announced last Thursday wasn’t enough to get House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to strike a less defiant tone on her infamously idiotic “we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what’s in it” remark back in 2010, then nothing ever will be, my friends — but kudos to David Gregory for at least asking, I suppose. Isn’t that whole “we have to pass it” mentality, he asks, and the subsequent big rush job to do so on which zero Republicans voted yes, kind of...
  • Pelosi’s painful, embarrassing re-write of her own promise on health care (Video)

    11/17/2013 7:25:23 AM PST · by The Old Hoosier · 13 replies
    Conservative Intel ^ | 11/17/13 | David Freddoso
    When David Gregory brings up her own “if you like your plan you can keep it” pledge, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tries to redefine the promise — and change the subject as quickly as possible. He doesn’t let her.
  • Nancy Pelosi: Obama to propose health fix

    11/14/2013 7:35:27 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | November 14, 2013 | Jose Delreal
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that President Barack Obama will offer a fix to Obamacare problems as soon as today. “I think it can be done administratively. The president will offer a proposal today, is my understanding,” Pelosi said at the World Ideas Forum, hosted by The Atlantic.
  • Boehner’s immigration comments trigger reactions from reform advocates in Congress

    11/13/2013 8:22:25 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 24 replies ^ | November 13, 2013 | Suzanne Gamboa
    House Speaker John Boehner’s declaration Wednesday morning that the House would not negotiate with the Senate on its comprehensive immigration reform bill drew some tough reaction from those who want to see the issue move forward. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., led with a tweet directed at Boehner’s comments to young immigrants that it’s “not easy, not going to be an easy path forward.” Pelosi begged to differ: “Actually it is easy, @Speaker Boehner,” she said. .... Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, one of the eight senators who crafted that chambers’ sweeping immigration bill passed in June,...
  • Obama, insurers make peace in bid to save enrollment site [sounds more like WAR to me]

    11/07/2013 3:10:10 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 7, 2013 | Justin Sink
    The uneasy alliance between President Obama and health insurers is being put to the test by the troubled rollout of ObamaCare. With the botched enrollment website dragging Obama’s approval rating to record lows and threatening to undermine his biggest legislative achievement, some Democrats say the president should deflect blame onto the industry. The healthcare companies in many ways represent an ideal political target, as they are unpopular and intimately involved in the rollout — and Democrats haven’t hesitated to go after them in the past. Democrats highlighted what they said were the heartless business practices of insurers during the debate...
  • Health and Human Services quietly giving unions Obamacare fix

    11/06/2013 4:02:22 PM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/6/2013 | SUSAN CRABTREE
    The Obama administration has found a way to give unions relief from an Obamacare tax nearly three weeks after Republicans rejected a Democratic push to include the labor carve-out in the latest budget deal.The Department of Health and Human Services quietly released a final rule last week that includes an intention to exempt some union insurance plans from a substantial new tax known as the reinsurance fee.As part of Obamacare, the tax was supposed to be levied against all insurance plans to share the risk for insurers taking on the sickest patients next year.But unions, which were among the strongest...