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  • Can You Find Nancy Pelosi in this Picture?

    Back in July 2006, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA) appeared at a gas station in Washington, D.C., to draw attention to the high price of gas under President George W. Bush. Back then, gas at that station was $3.19 per gallon, yet today gas prices in the very same location are a whopping $4.45 per gallon — yet Pelosi is nowhere to be found.

    But Pelosi isn’t the only one missing. Back in 2006, she stood alongside Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Representatives Rahm Emanuel (D-IL) and Ed Markey (D-MA), all of whom criticized Bush for his energy policy, blaming him for high gas prices. Today, gas prices are even higher under President Barack Obama, averaging $3.90 a gallon nationally — double the price from when Obama took office. Strangely, though, neither Pelosi, Schumer nor Markey have stopped by the Congressional Exxon Station to protest this Administration’s policy. (We’ll give Mayor Emanuel a pass since he lives in Chicago, but gas prices are averaging $4.34 per gallon in the Windy City.)

    Taking a ride in the Wayback Machine, we found that along with the press conference, Markey issued a release blasting Bush and Republicans in Congress:

    Oil companies are tipping American families upside down and shaking money out of their pockets and guess who is helping them? The Bush Administration and this GOP Congress. Last week, a gallon of regular gasoline averaged $2.93 nationally, which represents a $0.71 increase over prices at the same time last year, and a whopping $1.66 increase over the $1.26 charged for a gallon of regular gasoline when Bush took office.

    Pelosi had stern words for the President that month, too, protesting that “The Republicans’ failed energy policy has taken us in the wrong direction, leading to record gas prices that exceed $3 a gallon, record oil prices of more than $78 a barrel, record oil profits that have increased 32 percent, and record dependence on foreign oil.” Nevermind the fact that President Bush sought to increase drilling which, if successful, would have been paying dividends today. By contrast, President Obama is opposing efforts to develop domestic energy resources, thereby leaving Americans stuck with high energy prices.

    So where are their stern words for President Obama and his failed energy policy? We haven’t seen them.

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    14 Responses to Can You Find Nancy Pelosi in this Picture?

    1. Bobbie says:

      It's amazing how a person ages in 6 years!

      Spinners amongst spinners, hypocrites amongst hypocrites, fakers amongst fakers and phonies amongst Nancy Pelosi's cosmetic livelihood paid by her constituents!

      Thanks for keeping your word lying to the people, grandma!! It's good to see it on your recent face the ones that need to, won't take time to see through!

    2. Miz L says:

      Don't you just hate two-faced people? You don't know which face to slap first.

    3. R C says:

      Pelosi is an elderly elitist Hag who only cares about getting VOTES. She cannot admit the she is a FAILURE. Her President is a disaster and she loves his policies. I enjoy watching their incompetence and pray for a land slide in november!

    4. Susan says:

      well, what do you expect…. O is their God.

    5. BeagleDawg says:

      No wonder she is so ugly. Doesn't know which mouth to feed. Keeps stabbing her self with the fork.
      Pelosi is a jerk.

    6. Drumbum2112 says:

      "Nevermind the fact that President Bush sought to increase drilling which, if successful, would have been paying dividends today." Gotta call BS on that one, drilling is at record high right now and the only dividends are the 4 billion dollars a year the republicans insist on giving to the oil companies during thier hard times of record profits.

      • Bobbie says:

        that's pretty ignorant to trust what you hear without investigating it's truth and applying logic! if drilling were truly at a record high without government obstruction, there wouldn't be record high gas prices!

    7. Blair Franconia, NH says:

      She's nowhere to be found in this year's picture.

    8. It's all politics isn't it!

    9. Mary Beede says:

      Wake up, America! Vote the libs out in 2012.

    10. That's an interesting Question. The problem is that for a fair minded person to be fair, first that person has to have a mind that works. Alas; poor Princess Nancy is lacking in this critical equation. Jack Nicholson isn't the only one who belongs in the cooky's nest. Babble on Nancy, babble on.

    11. Gloria K says:

      The hypocrisy of the left never ceases to amaze me. Senator "Porky" Schumer would love for us to depend solely on the middle east for oil — wonder why when we have so much in resources here and when we buy foreign, our dollars are worthless!

    12. Doug says:

      She usually disappears when things aren't going her way . Or the picture is OVER her head

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