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THROW PELOSI AND THE BUMS OUT

Updated on November 3, 2012

When Nancy Pelosi was speaker of the House in 2008 the watchdog group Judicial Watch often reported her extravagances. She often flew back and forth between DC and her home in California on a government planes, ordering delicacies such as chocolate covered strawberries and fine liquor spending hundreds of thousands of dollars of taxpayer money. The idea of this queen flying a commercial airline for oh, maybe a $300.00 one-way ticket, is absolutely out of the question.

According to receipts obtained by Judicial Watch in the months prior to the House gavel being passed to the Republicans, Pelosi spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on things such as popcorn cheese puffs, chocolate kisses, peanuts, Snickers, caramels, M&M peanuts and so forth. Within a few months Pelosi spent nearly $3000.00 on flowers.

Pelosi is among the wealthiest women in politics, estimated worth as much as $174 million. She and her husband own real estate, vineyards and so forth yet Pelosi rails against capitalism.

In fairness all our representatives seem to feel free to squander money on luxuries, fancy meals, fine liquor, entertainment while the American people are struggling. House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) racked up about $24,617 in catering costs and House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) spent about $24,116 on food and beverage. Cantor and Boehner together spent $69,832.50 on publications – Boehner spent $48,085 on CQ publications. These two need to go along with Pelosi.

Of course we've all read about the incredible extravagance of Michelle Obama and their family vacations. Judicial Watch reports that the first lady's trip to Spain was almost l/2 million dollars. A weekend skiing trip is reported to have cost taxpayers almost $90 thousand dollars. The entire Obama family needs to leave and go back to Chicago.

There are plenty of reasons to really dislike Nancy Pelosi, from her statement that the health care bill should be read after it was passed to her flagrant disregard for real people.

It is her ties to Muslim terrorists. In May Pelosi held a secret fund raising event with terrorists. Here how it was reported by Liberty News On Line:

“Democratic leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi headlined a high-dollar fundraiser in May that was attended by U.S.-based Islamist groups and individuals linked by the U.S. government to the Hamas jihad group and to the Egypt-based Muslim Brotherhood movement.”

Rep. Steve Israel and two Muslim representatives Keith Ellison and Andre Carson, democrats, hosted the event

Pelosi with  Awad at fund raiser
Pelosi with Awad at fund raiser
Allen West
Allen West

Donors included Nihad Awad, co founder of CAIR a group belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood with ties to terrorist group Hamas.

The terrorist linked donations were given to Democratic candidates running for office including Elizabeth Esty, Iowa’s Christie Vilsack, Maryland’s John Delaney and Florida’s Patrick Murphy. Murphy is running against Florida Republican Rep. Allen West, an outspoken opponent of the Islamist groups.

Let’s hope Rep Allen West wins and is appointed to defense and security for our country, We need him and he is amazing.

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      elizabeth 5 years ago from Buncombe County, NC

      I know how you feel. West is however contesting it, because let's face it, the democrats cheat like crazy. Thanks Pamla99

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      Pamela Oglesby 5 years ago from United States

      I am so sad West lost and to a man who has proven to be an idiot in the past! Of course, its all over for the time being but I'm sure not happy about it.

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      elizabeth 5 years ago from Buncombe County, NC

      Liberals anyone? Thanks anyway Krillco

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      William E Krill Jr 5 years ago from Hollidaysburg, PA

      hyperbole, anyone?

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      elizabeth 5 years ago from Buncombe County, NC

      Thank you Conservative: Allen West is he only candidate I've ever contributed to. He gets it. He is a man of integrity and honor and I pray that he wins his contest.

      Hi billdo1603: So many of our politicians are in politics for their own enrichment, both democrats and republicans. They go there with I suppose good intentions and quickly become corrupted by the system.

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      billd01603 5 years ago from Worcester

      Good , interesting Hub. Maybe it's my own niavete, but how can people like her be thought of being for the people and do things like this? How do they sleep at nite? What huge egos!

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      Sheila 5 years ago from Surprise Arizona - formerly resided in Washington State

      Allen West makes Pelosi look like the caricature she really is - HOW on Earth does she keep getting elected? She is the most inept and corrupt there is - behind Dirty Harry Reid of course. She is dispicable

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