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    Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) kicked blame for the insertion of a provision allowing for AIG bonuses to go forward to the White House and the Senate on Thursday morning, saying House Democrats bore no responsibility for the bonus language at the center of the AIG storm.

    The revelation that the $787 billion economic stimulus bill included language paving the way for AIG to award executive bonuses — which totaled $165 million and have caused an uproar in Washington and across the country — came to forefront of the debate on Wednesday.

    And on Wednesday Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.), chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, said his own executive compensation limitation language was substituted for looser language at the behest of Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.

    Asked to explain what her understanding was of how the looser language came to pass through Congress, Pelosi pointed back at the Senate and the Obama White House.

    “This is Senate-White House language,” Pelosi said, referring to the now-radioactive provision. “That is what we are talking about here.

    “If you want to talk about what happened in the Senate, go to the Senate and talk to them,” she added.
    TheHill.com - Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Correct me if I am wrong, but for legislation to make it to the President’s desk, the house has to pass it.

    So, in ramming the bill through the House, over objection that no one had time to read it, were Nancy and the House Dems complicit, or simply neglectful?

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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    She is so full of ****, she must think we're all stupid.
    Neither side in an argument can find the truth when both make an absolute claim on it.

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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    The Democrats are not blameless, they signed the bailout package.And whoever else signed it is also to blame.
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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Stolen from an e-mail sent to me...

    Of course, the President can hardly be expected to notice everything, what between his late-night comedy appearances, his $500K book deals, and his NCAA bracket wonking on ESPN.

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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Quote Originally Posted by Goobieman View Post
    TheHill.com - Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Correct me if I am wrong, but for legislation to make it to the President’s desk, the house has to pass it.

    So, in ramming the bill through the House, over objection that no one had time to read it, were Nancy and the House Dems complicit, or simply neglectful?
    They scream for it to be passed.

    This is what they deemed as critical "stimulus".

    And these Marxists are screaming about a trickle compared to what they have pissed away.
    A trickle.
    The Clintons are what happens...
    when you have NO MORAL COMPASS.

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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Democrats are screaming because this is what they believe the Public wants them to do, rather like in a theatre the comedian plays to the audience.
    The Public are screaming because they see nothing in it for them as well as having an intense dislike of people who broke AIG being subsequently rewarded.
    As has already been stated the Bail out stimulus Bill was rushed through Congress with very few people other than those who wrote it, having the time to be able to read the Bill in it's entirety.
    Fortunately for those citizens who may have long memories, in districts where an incumbent will be seeking re election in 2010 may be able to unseat those who supported this Bill.

    However it is my experience that the Public have short memories, so probably nothing will upset the status quo.

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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

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    Quote Originally Posted by jujuman13 View Post
    Democrats are screaming because this is what they believe the Public wants them to do, rather like in a theatre the comedian plays to the audience.
    The Court Jesters.

    This is where the role of the press should come in to present cold facts, ask hard questions and put an end to the Bull**** parade.

    Instead they pour fuel on the fire.

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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Congress is viewed as a joke right now. People like Pelosi are the reason why.
    "An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it." - Gandhi

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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    She is a walking asshat, with ovaries!




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    Re: Pelosi says House Dems blameless in AIG scandal

    Quote Originally Posted by Pitwolfy View Post
    She is a walking asshat, with ovaries!




    Are you sure? About the ovaries, I mean.

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