Tag: Pelosi

More Financial Chicanery

The Dodd-Frank Bill, which supposedly will bring significant financial reform to banks and Wall Street, has passed Congress and is on its way to the White House for Obama’s signature. Wait a minute, what was the name of that bill again? Dodd? Frank? Sound familiar? Sen. Chris Dodd and Congressman Barney Frank were the architects of the government mismanagement of the economy that led to the current recession. They were the ones who opened the floodgates for Fannie and Freddie to… Read more »

Demonizing Dissent

Remember the scene a couple of weeks ago as the Democratic House leadership left one of the House office buildings to walk outside to the Capitol? Speaker Pelosi was carrying a rather huge gavel. They were in an exultant mood—healthcare was about to pass. This march was obviously intended to go straight through the crowd of protestors who were begging Congress not to pass the bill. It was during this march that an alleged incident occurred. Accusations later were lodged… Read more »

Full Steam Ahead!

Full steam ahead! That’s the word from Democrats on healthcare. And the pressure is on. Three more Democrats in the House have now decided to vote for the bill. One is Dennis Kucinich, who is more than a little flakey anyway. He didn’t vote for it the first time because it was too “conservative.” It’s the other two that bring a feeling of disgust: two House members who said they were prolife have now decided the language of the bill… Read more »

Oh, Really?

There have been some interesting statements made by politicians in the past week. First was President Obama’s declaration that he is a believer in the free market. Either I’ve misunderstood him and all his actions throughout his entire life . . . or he was not exactly telling the truth. I think I’ll opt for the latter explanation. I was also amazed to hear Nancy Pelosi comment that she had common ground with the Tea Party movement. In fact, here are… Read more »