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    Nancy Pelosi or Captain Renault? You Be the Judge

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Gf8NK1WAOc[/youtube] Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s press conference yesterday reminded a friend of ours of a particular scene from Casablanca.  The great Claude Rains was nominated for an Oscar for this role.  Will the Speaker be so honored by the Academy?

    Video of the Week: Peter Brookes

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    I See Dead People

    What happens when Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid and President Obama get together to pass a trillion dollar “stimulus” bill without anyone reading it, and without any regard for government’s ability to handle that type of unprecedented spending? It turns out one thing that happens is that dead people get stimulated.

    The Press Conference Nancy Pelosi Hopes You Forget

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qz-rWNgAcXo[/youtube] This morning Nancy Pelosi briefed the media on her knowledge of enhanced interrogation techniques, and we are guessing spent the rest of the day trying to unspill the milk. Aside from the torture inflicted on viewers of this disaster of a news conference, Nancy Pelosi created a brand new … More

    The Global Warming Debates Aren’t Over. (Part 5 in a 10-part series)

    When it comes global warming, two debates are currently taking place. At the forefront is the political debate. Current legislation introduced by House Democrats Ed Markey and Henry Waxman includes a cap-and-trade plan to attempt to reduce carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. But the debate unfortunately (and like most … More

    Defending the Country is Hard

    The Washington Post reports today: Intelligence officials released documents this evening saying that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) was briefed in September 2002 about the use of harsh interrogation tactics against al-Qaeda prisoners, seemingly contradicting her repeated statements over the past 18 months that she was never told that these … More

    The Energy Tax Threat to Our Natural Gas Future

    The Wall Street Journal reports: A massive natural-gas discovery here in northern Louisiana heralds a big shift in the nation’s energy landscape. After an era of declining production, the U.S. is now swimming in natural gas. Even conservative estimates suggest the Louisiana discovery — known as the Haynesville Shale, for … More

    Rep. Nunes: Calif. Radicals Set To Storm Rest Of America

    Washington – Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), whom we have previously profiled on the Foundry, visited the Conservative Bloggers’ Briefing today and warned against radical environmental regulations cutting off the livelihoods of millions of Americans, just as thousands have lost jobs in his home district. “If you want to see the bellwether … More

    A Second Stimulus or a No Cost Stimulus?

    Proponents of the $787 stimulus bill had only one complaint when President Obama signed the bill into law. It wasn’t big enough. While Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi acknowledged yesterday that the stimulus plan needs time to work she also said, “You have to keep the door open” for … More

    Pelosi’s Big Bad Energy Idea

    Instead of a bunch of small, bad energy bills, why not have one, large bad energy bill? That seems to be the sentiment coming from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Cap-and-trade. A National Renewable Portfolio Standard. A New Smart Grid. Throw it all in there. Pelosi told reporters yesterday … More