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Pelosi’s House: $5.34 Trillion in New Debt, thats $3.66 Billion Per Day

January 7, 2011 politisite 0

In the 1,461 days that Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D.-Calif.) served as speaker of the House, the national debt increased by a total of $5.343 trillion ($5,343,452,800,321.37) or $3.66 billion per day ($3.657,394,113.84), according to official debt numbers published by the U.S. Treasury. Pelosi was the 52nd speaker of the House. During her tenure, she amassed more debt than the first 49 speakers combined. The total national debt did not climb […]

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Pelosi: No One noticed I was a Woman

November 19, 2010 politisite 0

From the New York Times, a softball question: “In what ways is politics harder for women than men?” From Nancy Pelosi: “For example, when I became the speaker, we won 30 seats. It was a victorious thing — I was the first woman speaker. It didn’t get that much play. And I’m not a publicity seeker, so it was O.K. with me. Boehner, before the election, they had him on […]

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Coup in Democratic Party over who will be House speaker: Skelton or Pelosi

September 26, 2010 politisite 0

The chances of the Democratic party retaining the House of Representatives is about 1 in 3 according to polls.  Even so,  folks in the the conservative wing of the Democratic party don’t think Nancy Pelosi represents their values.  Some say that if the House remains in the hands of the Democratic party, Pelosi should be out and Ike Skelton should be in. If Rep. Gene Taylor had his way, Rep. […]