I'm far from a supporter of the speaker or her policies, but you are
absolutely correct about the BS rumor mill going in this country. I would
caution however that this pendulum does swing both ways..... Some pretty
nasty BS went around about people in the previous administration too. I hope
you stood up against that as well... ;-)
Jim - seeking to be independent...
On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 6:51 AM, Larry Daniels <email@example.com>wrote:
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> From: "Mark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>; "Spridgets" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 10:35 PM
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Huh???
> You can't just "staple" Pelosi, you will need to drive a stake through her
> heart. She did stand proudly and applauded at the notion that company
> executives should not have their private jets, yet she through a fit until
> she got a 757 for the "long trip home" every weekend. I would approve of
> her riding in the bomb bay of B1B and just dropping her off when they got
> close to the Golden Gate.
> If you are going to shoot your mouth off, you need to get your facts
> The Speaker of the House is required to fly on military aircraft -- not
> private jets -- for security reasons since 9-11. The aircraft is required
> to be able to make the trip non-stop.
> The then Speaker, Dennis Hastert, flew a Gulfstream C-20B back and forth to
> IL. That plane is not capable of making the trip non-stop to California
> when there is a strong headwind. Therefore, the House Sergeant-at-Arms,
> Pelosi, requested the availability of a larger plane "when needed". To
> she has only needed to use the larger plane, a C32, once and that was when
> there was no smaller plane available. She has never flown a 757.
> Whatever you think of any of our wonderful public servants (?), making up
> crap makes you look bad, not them. God knows there is enough truth out
> there to nail them with.
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