Tag Archive for Pelosi

SCHIP Myths vs. Truth

HT to Speaker Pelosi’s office for this:  TOP MYTHS ABOUT THE BIPARTISAN CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE BILL 1.  MYTH: Does not target poor kids and extends coverage to kids in families earning $83,000. BUT THE TRUTH IS… The bipartisan children’s health insurance bill puts poor kids first, just as the President claims it should.  The bill specifically targets…

from Speaker Pelosi: Highlights from Greenspan’s New Book

Gotta love the fact the Speaker is playing hardball:   Former Fed Chief Alan Greenspan Denounces Republican Fiscal Irresponsibility “Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan sharply criticizes President George W. Bush’s administration and Republican congressional leaders in his memoir for putting political imperatives ahead of sound economic policies . . .” [Reuters, 9/15/07] “In the…

CA Teachers Oppose No Child Left Behind Changes

Among the many campaign themes of Democrats running for Congress in 2006 was the failed policies of the Bush led Republicans regarding publicly funded education.  In particular, the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act.  I remember the sound bites like “We need to fully fund No Child Left Behind;” or “We need to stop teaching…

Pelosi on Gonzo

Washington – Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today on the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales:  “The resignation of Attorney General Gonzales is long overdue.  The rampant politicization of federal law enforcement that occurred under his tenure seriously eroded public confidence in our justice system.”  “The President must now restore credibility to the…

Olbermann: The entire government has failed us

Tonight, Keith Olbermann said what has been on the minds of all of us who oppose the occupation of Iraq.  He has articulated our distress at the betrayal of our trust by the leadership of the Democrats in Congress.  Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Reid; no matter how much lipstick you put on this pig, it is still…

Exporting American Jobs

Are Democratic leaders sleeping with the enemy?  THE NATION – “DEMS SELL OUT ON TRADE”: In a scathing editorial, The Nation magazine tears apart the handful of senior Democrats who negotiated the trade deal with the Bush administration in secret. “When Democratic and Republican leaders announce they have fashioned a ‘historic’ bipartisan compromise on trade, put…