Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

ROOT: Supercommittee sellout?

Timid GOP members may cave to avoid across-the-board cuts

By Wayne Allyn Root – The Washington Times

The congressional supercommittee tasked with cutting the debt is almost out of time. Good. Run out the clock. If its members do not come to an agreement, we’ll be forced to accept automatic across-the-board cuts to spending – including defense spending.… Read more ...

ROOT: George Costanza for President

George Costanza for President
Seinfeld shows the way to save the U.S. economy

Remember “Seinfeld”? It was one of the most successful TV series in the history of American television. The show revolved around Jerry Seinfeld and his buddy George Costanza. George was the ultimate loser. Everything he did was a colossal failure.… Read more ...

Root: Occupy Wall Street Mob Is Partly Right – Offers Wrong Solution

Wall St. Mob Is Partly Right – but Its Solution Is Wrong

By: Wayne Allyn Root

“Occupy Wall Street” is becoming the big news story. But the irony is that nobody understands what is truly going on. The media, both political parties, the experts, even the protesters themselves — they’ve all got it wrong.… Read more ...

Matt Gonzalez Endorses Republican John Dennis in CA-08

Matt Gonzalez has a colorful history as a third party candidate. He is the former President of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors as a Green. In addition, in 2003 he ran against Gavin Newsom for Mayor, losing a hotly contested race. In 2008 Gonzalez left the Green Party, joining Nader to run on his presidential ticket.… Read more ...

Jim Burns: ‘Obama, Pelosi, Reid: Lucifer’s disciples?’

Email from Jim Burns to supporters. Burns is seeking the Libertarian Presidential nomination in 2012.

Dear Paul,

Obama, Pelosi, Reid:

Lucifer’s disciples?

Implementers of the Apocalypse?

The triad of Politics as usual on steroids?

A Motley Crew?

Same stuff, different day?

If you think that change in the LP is needed,

and the changes we need are to water down

what we stand for and find slicker spokespeople,

good luck.… Read more ...

Cindy Sheehan to start camping out at Washington Monument on Monday

In a lengthy piece focusing on Cindy Sheehan’s previous efforts, including her independent run for Congress against Nancy Pelosi, the Hill reports:

Five years and a new president later, however, Sheehan will be sleeping under the stars again, and for the same cause. Her new coalition, Peace of the Action, is launching the Camp OUT NOW!

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My interview with Cindy Sheehan

A few days ago I interviewed Cindy Sheehan, half as an blogger and half as an interested citizen activist.  Below the fold is the audio of the interview.  I’ve also typed up a brief summary of the interview, or at least what I could write down of her answers while holding a tape recorder in my other hand. … Read more ...

Cindy Sheehan, political activist and Peace Mom, sets up web radio

Cindy Sheehan, author of Peace Mom, came to prominence as a mother inspired to activism for peace. Sheehan’s oldest son, Casey, was killed in Iraq.

Cindy Sheehan gradually became involved in third party politics. In 2006, Sheehan endorsed Green Party candidates Michael Berg for Congress and Malachy McCourt for Governor.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party: Pelosi, population and compassion

Via email.

Your Monday Message from the Libertarian Party:

Dear friend,

I was going to chat with today about what we really need to stimulate the economy.

But then Nancy Pelosi had to go and say children are a burden and a lot of the poor ones should never have been born.… Read more ...

Sheehan supporters harrassed, but hopeful

From Market Watch:

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 04, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Katherine Fish, 24, and Renee Davis, 58, both volunteers for Cindy Sheehan’s campaign for Congress, were detained by police this morning at a polling location in San Francisco’s Excelsior district.

“Our volunteers were well outside of the 100 foot limit,” said Tiffany Burns, the Cindy for Congress campaign manager.

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Sheehan supporters protest inside the local public radio station

The video’s description:

Having refused to be a guest on KQED´s public affairs program Forum because she was not allowed equal time, America´s leading peace activist Cindy Sheehan audaciously called in to the program this morning to get a chance to address House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Upon stating that Nancy Pelosi has ducked her responsibility of meeting with her San Francisco constituents since 2006, the impatient program host, Michael Krasny, interrupted Cindy to prod her to ask the question his call screeners had agreed to.

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Sheehan gets her debate

For a long time now, independent congressional candidate Cindy Sheehan has been asking the Democratic incumbent she is challenging, Nancy Pelosi, to a debate. Last Wednesday, Sheehan got to debate Pelosi, even though it only lasted forty seconds.

The San Francisco radio station KQED was having an hour devoted to the congressional race.… Read more ...