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Pelosi booed, heckled over Snowden comments during speech

SAN JOSE, Calif. — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was booed by progressive activists Saturday for defending President Obama on the NSA’s surveillance programs and suggesting that alleged leaker Edward Snowden broke the law.

Speaking in a wide-ranging Q&A session at this year’s Netroots Nation conference, Pelosi said it’s unfair to equate Obama and former President George W. Bush on the issue of surveillance.

“People on the far right are saying oh, this is the fourth term of President Bush,” the California Democrat said. “Absolutely, positively not so.”

As Pelosi was saying the country needs a “balance” between security and privacy, Marc Perkel, a 57-year-old activist from Gilroy, Calif., started shouting at Pelosi during her answer and was escorted out of the room.



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She should be heckled. Always. Not just for this.

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a 'progressive activist'? Not a freaking libertarian or anarchist? Why TF not?

Anyway it's about GD time people starting waking up and calling BS and booing out loud - that is, speaking truth to power. A few rotten tomatoes and the occassional shoe wouldn't hurt, either, but there you're likely to get keelhauled for assault.

Pelosi=sellout traitor


I pray that evil whore dies

I pray that evil whore dies of old age soon.

Right there with ya, although I'd much prefer

that she hang for treason during wartime and for desertion of her post / Oath.

What would the Founders do?

Partisanship on Politico

Partisans still seem to fill up Politico, it seems, although I see lots of people attack Pelosi on a normally "left" leading website.

One guy said:
Notice how few Republicans actually address any of the underlying issues here, and instead simply call Nancy Pelosi a witch, or ugly, or some other personal insult. Of course, the reason for this is that they're afraid to even try to address any of the underlying issues, and that's because they know exactly who are they are.

My response
One doesn't need to be a Republican to insult her with ad hominem attacks. I think she looks and acts like a witch the same way I think that Dick Cheney sucks human blood as a Draculian vampire. I hate corruption in ALL parties, and most National Politicians are corrupt.

Snowden didn't break the law---he upheld his Constitutional Oath. All other oaths are meaningless when you take an oath to uphold the Constitution of the United States of America, because THAT is the Supreme Law of the Land.

"Protect from all enemies, foreign and DOMESTIC." This man upheld an oath to uphold the Supreme Law of the Land, and that is exactly what he did.

Obama should be the one in prison, along with Bush, Cheney, Pelosi, Boehner, McCain, Graham, Reid, Greenspan, Bernanke, Paulson---should I go on?

Please don't lump ALL people that don't like democrats with Republicans. Republicans are dying. Non-Partisan Independents are on the rise.

Maybe this is the turning point at last

HuffPost seems to be picking up stories from InfoWars, a sure sign that the end is nigh.

Gilroy Ca.Is 30 Minutes South of San Jose ..It is Conservative!

She messed with the wrong people down in rural Gilroy, Ca. Garlic capitol of the world. When the wind is right you can smell the Gilroy garlic 35-40 miles away...

I think it's time that the

I think it's time that the Wicked Witch Of The West took a trip up Tornado Ally, I hope the Left starts waking up again.....

I can't believe I'm saying this,

California you make me feel proud to be an American!!!!

"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown

That's not the only place that she got heckled:

My son came to me the other day and said "Dad, you would be proud of me".
He went to the congressional baseball game with his mother and told me that when she walked by, he screamed out to her calling her an evil bitch. She looked up at him and he said "That's right, I'm talking to you. You're an evil bitch".
Then he smiled at the crowds applause to his comments.
Well, I told him that I am proud that he knows enough to realize what an evil bitch she really is, but that I was not so proud that he acted that way. Not to mention how insulting that is to wonderful female dogs everywhere.

I love my country
I am appalled by my government

I see your point about insulting female dogs...

it would be equally insulting to them to call Barbara Boxer one (even though a Boxer is a dog breed ;)...Now Jezebel and witch.....

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

How old is your son?

Tell him he is a man that I would be proud to shake the hand of, on the one hand, I think we should be polite to all Lady's, on the other if any woman has lost her Lady card it is that Jezebel serpent.

What did the young mans Moma think :)

or is this just a joke? it sounds too good to be true

Great Kid:

Not a joke.
He is 18, home schooled, and angry as can be that his future seems so bleak because of what has been done to this country by people like her.
His momma? Who knows. Haven't talked to her in a long time.

I love my country
I am appalled by my government

well, here's for the angry

well, here's for the angry among us: Beer for my horses Toby Keith/Willie Nelson

Grandpappy told my pappy, back in my day, son
A man had to answer for the wicked that he done
Take all the rope in Texas
Find a tall oak tree, round up all of them bad boys
Hang them high in the street for all the people to see that

Justice is the one thing you should always find
You got to saddle up your boys
You got to draw a hard line
When the gun smoke settles we'll sing a victory tune
We'll all meet back at the local saloon
We'll raise up our glasses against evil forces
Singing whiskey for my men, beer for my horses

We got too many gangsters doing dirty deeds
We've got too much corruption, too much crime in the streets
It's time the long arm of the law put a few more in the ground
Send 'em all to their maker and he'll settle 'em down
You can bet he'll set 'em down 'cause


vile pile of bile

“Now that the public knows more – it gives us an opportunity for some of the things we’ve been advocating for a while.”

Nancy Pelosi is scarier than Rahm Emanuel.

“The real problem is outsourcing...
...When you outsource, you lose a lot of that strength.”

She's either clueless or evil. She's not clueless. For Pelosi, public ignorance and state secrecy are strengths. What she is saying is that outsourcing increases the likelihood of whistleblowers.

Good for the silicon valley

Good for the silicon valley progressives, except it sounds like they fell for her distraction:

She continued by saying the real problem is the vast outsourcing of government programs to contractors like Booz Allen Hamilton, where Snowden worked —a line that earned her applause from the audience and allowed her to recover control of the crowd.

“The real problem is outsourcing our national security,” she said, to applause from the audience. “When you outsource, you lose a lot of that strength.”

Stupid people. What's outsourcing got to do with what the govt is doing, or having private companies do on their behalf? If it weren't for outsourcing in this case we wouldn't have even heard about what they're doing, would we? Idiots.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Upvoted, and spot-on

Upvoted, and spot-on assessment. I cannot believe they would cheer that deflection. Nothing could be further from the truth. Outsourcing has nothing to do with the real problem. "Idiots" is correct.


So she is saying she (Pelosi) wants bigger GOV. instead of outsourcing from private co. And they cheered that. SICK

Always cheer for The Deflections

(Sounds like a Motown band circa 1966?)

But seriously, folks, that's the whole point of shiboleths and buzzwords like "outsourcing" and "the troops". Sadly, ca. 90% of most crowds ARE mindless sheep, and will generally bleet on command.

YOU - ESS - EH?!

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a novel of another america

Cheer on those who dissent


"It is difficult to free fools from the chains they revere".

It's hard not to be a menace to society when half the population is happy on their knees. - unknown