It’s the end of an era. On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that she will not seek another leadership position in the Democrat Party when her Speakership ends in January.
While she will no longer be the leader of her party, she will continue to serve as a member of Congress representing California’s 12th Congressional District.
It has been quite a ride for Pelosi. She has served two four-year stints as Speaker of the House, and has been a thorn in the side of Republicans.
Nancy Pelosi has presided over some of the most expensive pieces for legislation ever conceived, costing American taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars. She has also given Republicans plenty of comedy fodder over the years. Sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying.
It’s time to take a look back at some of Nancy Pelosi’s greatest hits – to your wallet that is, if you happen to be a taxpayer.
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Nancy Pelosi, in her first stint as speaker, was instrumental in ramming through the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a., Obamacare. Pelosi’s wheeling and dealing began in November of 2009, and culminated with enough votes for it to pass the House in March of 2010.
The Obamacare episode produced one of her most famous quotes. Actually, it’s probably one of the most famous American political quotes at this point.
Prior to the monstrosity that was Obamacare being passed, in her zeal to push all 906 pages down the throats of Americans, Pelosi stated, “We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.”
At the time, Rep. Bill Posey (R-FL) responded to Pelosi’s lack of knowledge of how the process might work, saying, “I think America would rather know what’s in the bill before it’s passed and becomes law.”
During the financial crisis in 2008, Pelosi also made sure to get the votes for a $700 billion bail out of Wall Street financial institutions. At the time Pelosi characterized the bill not as a bail out, but a “bail in.” Right.
One of the highlights of the bill, limiting so-called “golden parachutes” for executives. While ironically, making money on Wall Street herself, Pelosi announced that “the party is over.”
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Among some of Nancy Pelosi’s more recent stand-out events, the August passage of what was billed as the “Inflation Reduction Act,” that many economists said would do anything but reduce inflation.
Nancy Pelosi and Joe Biden celebrated being able to fund all of their favorite things, like taxing corporations, who only pass their costs on to consumers, hiring 87,000 IRS agents, and something called “energy focused climate programs.”
Pelosi said of the legislation, which mysteriously became the “climate, tax, and healthcare” bill, that it was “life-changing legislation.”
But perhaps nothing was a better illustration of Nancy Pelosi herself, and how she operates, than what came at the end of President Donald Trump’s 2020 State of the Union speech.
As the audience stood up to applaud, Pelosi, in a heightened state of Trump derangement syndrome, began to tear up her copy of the President’s speech, very methodically, before the television cameras. When asked about it, she stated that it was, “the courteous thing to do considering the alternative.” There was no explanation as to what the “alternative” might be.
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Democratic Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC) also announced on Thursday they would not seek election to leadership roles in the new Congress.
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YOU PEOPLE JUST DON'T GET IT...IT'S NOT the democrats...it's republicans too!
Politicians are lying self-centered greedy clowns, that tell people what they think they want to hear.
Their loyalty is to themselves, first and foremost...then to the rich people and evil greedy corporations that gave them huge donations. They don't care about the citizens or the country
It's not the "Republicans" but the RINOs (AKA democrats posing as Republicans) that are guilty of what you are saying..And please stop the nonsense of blaming:"evil corporations and rich people." The democrats keep changing the definition of what "rich" is so that's absolutely meaningless and corporations only get away with what democrats allow them to get away with (which you can see, is a lot).
Go Away and Retire. You made a mess of this Country and now Biden is trying to finish the job For You.
Isn't that the truth...............Supreme Court -Americans wants to see NANCY PELOSIS' TAXES FOR A CHANGE AND REMEMBER WHY DO THE DEMS NEED ANYONE'S TAXES??? THEY ARE ALL LEAVING SOON...AND THEE IS NO LAWS THAT SAYS ANYONE SERVING HAS TO SHOWS THEIR TAXES...........................THANK GOD FOR LITTLE MIRACLES.............
Where will the gallons of vodka be stored when she leaves on her broom?
Thank the Good Lord she is gone! Long overdue answer to prayer!
Good bye and good riddance. Take Slithery away with you IF and when you actually leave!
Pelosi should be fired for real from Congress. She should be stripped of her continued salary and all benefits. She has stolen a lot so American dreams to make herself very rich. How about an incitement and investigation?
Clyburn is a leach on the USA and a lap dog for Pelosi. I live in SC, and he is reelected every time, not because he is a good public servant but because he is black and feeds the welfare state with more handouts for people that are healthy and fit to work. This is the problem with our system of democracy, we allow these people to stay in office for a lifetime, growing rich off the tax payer and lobbying thieves. We elect people that have NO REAL LIFE EXPERIENCE, so they can tell us, the people what's best for us. Really, these people have NEVER, ever had a job, most can't tell you what a carton of eggs cost, or a gallon of milk, gas or a pack of hamburger cost and we expect change, let's get real.
I'm more worried about the upcoming global AI which if you look for it the elite plans should scare the living daylights out of you.
We would've had it happen under Trump due to the improved economy but ironically the liberal crap actually delayed it but the global people on both Republicans and Liberal parties want this super AI to run everything and they can sit back on their yacht and let the world run itself. They don't realize the fallacy of trusting the computer to do everything but programmers did in the 60s/80s hence the term 'garbage in = garbage out' and no AI can overcome that.
The BIG problem is the super human AI has no spiritual connection which is what makes true innovation such as thoughts/concepts which don't come from this reality but get applied.
You can have the most realistic AI but it will lack the human connection our brains store which we only use up to 10 percent of our brain AT THE MOST and that's the most sophisticated mindsets. Most of us use far less .
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That's why you're here making asinine posts that no one buys?