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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Nancy Pelosi Wants Bedroom on Jet

"Critics charge that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is abusing the perks of power by asking for a jumbo military jet with sleeping accommodations for her flights across the country.

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Pentagon agreed to provide the speaker, who is second in the line of presidential succession, with a military plane for added security during trips back home.

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, an Illinois Republican, flew in a small commuter-sized Air Force jet.

Pelosi wants a larger aircraft that can fly to her San Francisco district without stopping to refuel.

Some sources are claiming that Pelosi demanded access to the C-32, which seats 45 and has a stateroom for the primary passenger, a conference facility, an entertainment system and three convertible beds." More....

I actually heard someone today trying to defend this colossal waste of taxpayers money by trying to weave in Jack Abramoff, for crying out loud, as a defense. One has nothing to do with the other. They're not even remotely related.


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