Unilateral: Pelosi to meet with Assad next week in Syria; Update: “A really bad idea,” says White House

posted at 1:58 pm on March 30, 2007 by Allahpundit

This makes three prominent Democrats who have gone abroad to undermine our foreign policy in the past three months. Kerry’s done it twice, Dean-o’s boasted of having done it repeatedly, and now, by far and away the most high profile of the lot, Madam Speaker herself’s going to Damascus to meet with the proprietor of the launching pad for 85-90% of the suicide bombers in Iraq, according to the State Department’s estimation.

ABC News has learned Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi plans to visit Syria next week to meet with Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. The visit will make Pelosi the most senior U.S. official ever to meet with President Assad…

Pelosi’s visit to Syria would come as the United States has severed high-level contacts with Assad’s government…

Traveling with Pelosi will be Congressmen Keith Ellison (D-MN), Nick Rahall (D-WV), Tom Lantos (D-CA), Henry Waxman (D-CA), and David Hobson (R-OH).

Mind you, Assad and his terror apparatus are also the prime suspects in the assassination of Rafiq Hariri, whose pro-western political heirs are currently deadlocked with Hezbollah in Lebanon. If she’s not loyal enough to her own country to refrain from handing one of its biggest enemies a propaganda windfall, you’d think she’d at least be decent enough not to legitimize a suspected killer under UN investigation by doing meet and greets with him.

Repulsive. As usual.

Exit question: Which Democratic presidential candidate will be the first to assume the position for Assad? It won’t be Hillary; she’s too consumed with projecting an image of toughness.

You know who it’ll be.

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Update: Oh, and lest I forget — David Hobson, the Republican member of Pelosi’s team, is a g-ddamned disgrace if he attends any meetings with Assad. And he’ll hear about it again on this site, at least, if he does.

Update: Perino lowers the boom.

“We don’t think it’s a good idea,” said White House spokeswoman Dana Perino. “This is a country that is a state sponsor of terror, one that is trying to disrupt the Siniora government in Lebanon and one that is allowing foreign fighters to flow into Iraq from its borders.”…

Pelosi was expected to visit Damascus and Beirut next week, but her office declined to comment on any travel plans beyond Israel…

“I’m not sure what she’s hoping to accomplish there, I know that Assad probably really loves people to come and have a photo opportunity and have tea with him and have discussions about where they’re coming from,” Perino said, referring to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

“But we do think it’s a really bad idea,” she said.

Update: Al Jazeera’s making hay of it. Wonderful.


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She has her muslim congressman with her, so I guess she’s negotiating the terms of our surrender. Time to remove those red stripes and blue background from our flag once and for all.

pistolero on March 30, 2007 at 2:01 PM

Repulsive. As usual.

You are far to kind, Allah.

KelliD on March 30, 2007 at 2:01 PM

You know who it’ll be.

Yup.

And then he’ll set up a fundraising page about his visit.

Slublog on March 30, 2007 at 2:05 PM

Reminds me of what happened after Khrushchev met Kennedy for the first time (he concluded Kennedy was a light weight and started putting nuclear missiles in Cuba). After meeting her they are going to conclude the US can and will be defeated. If meeting here doesn’t embolden them, nothing will.

TheBigOldDog on March 30, 2007 at 2:06 PM

Will she wear a headscarf?

amerpundit on March 30, 2007 at 2:08 PM

You have to wonder if they’ll insist she wear a burqua…

mojo on March 30, 2007 at 2:08 PM

I’ve never heard of Hobson, but Lantos is a good guy (for a Democrat). I disagree with him a lot of the time, but he’s no terror apologist. I’d be surprised if he lets her do anything too stupid. In fact, he’s probably going along to make sure Pelosi and Ellison don’t do anything that would get them charged with treason when they return.

The Apologist on March 30, 2007 at 2:10 PM

Twiddle Dum and Twiddle Dee

Wade on March 30, 2007 at 2:10 PM

Allah I take back all the ‘cornpone’ fun I have been having with you lately……you NuYawkers are still welcome here in Texas. Glad to see your dander up.

Waxman, Ellison, Pelosi, Assad……if I had the ways and the means I swear I would spray paint ‘Chamberlain’ on the side of the friggin plane, right after I bugged every seat.

Limerick on March 30, 2007 at 2:11 PM

Is there an any of the US that the democrats won’t open up a dialogue with and become pawns for? Nope.

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 2:11 PM

Democrats will push their agenda, stopping at nothing, even destroying the country.

BTW, amish, if you’re on here, is it better, now?

amerpundit on March 30, 2007 at 2:13 PM

Looks like the Breck Girl is holding that mike the way the Chinless Opthamologist likes to be caressed.

Maybe Waxman and Little Bashie can discuss strange facial features.

JammieWearingFool on March 30, 2007 at 2:15 PM

Your site still hosed in IE, 1 column.

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 2:15 PM

Lorien, thanks. I can’t figure out why the heck its doing that.

amerpundit on March 30, 2007 at 2:17 PM

…right after I bugged every seat.

Hopefully with real bugs.

James on March 30, 2007 at 2:18 PM

Lorien, thanks. I can’t figure out why the heck its doing that.

Punishment for people who use IE?

A secret campaign to promote Firefox and Opera?

Slublog on March 30, 2007 at 2:19 PM

Guys, she’s only going to broker a deal on tarrifs regarding US Toasters being exported to Syria.

I mean, really, you act like Democrats give a damn about foreign policy. They need to pay for Spinach and Sugar Cane.

Ringmaster on March 30, 2007 at 2:21 PM

Your site still hosed in IE, 1 column.

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 2:15 PM

It was like that for me, until I restored default fonts. Try that.

Ringmaster on March 30, 2007 at 2:22 PM

One word: “hostages”

spd rdr on March 30, 2007 at 2:27 PM

Pelosi is simply hobnobbing with her own kind . . . she is a despicable woman.

rplat on March 30, 2007 at 2:29 PM

I am getting sick and tired of pelosi and co. thinking they were elected president. These congresspeople should not be allowed to meet with rogue nations behind the president’s back. They are selling out our country.

Highrise on March 30, 2007 at 2:29 PM

Slublog, yes all part of the Right Wing Conspiracy! Ha Ha Ha!

Ringmaster, thanks I’ll try that.

amerpundit on March 30, 2007 at 2:29 PM

One word: “hostages”

spd rdr on March 30, 2007 at 2:27 PM

Two words: Keep Them.

James on March 30, 2007 at 2:30 PM

I am getting sick and tired of pelosi and co. thinking they were elected president. These congresspeople should not be allowed to meet with rogue nations behind the president’s back. They are selling out our country.

Highrise on March 30, 2007 at 2:29 PM

They shouldn’t be allowed to meet with ANY nation!! That’s the Sate Department’s job, at the direction of the President.

V5

V5 on March 30, 2007 at 2:33 PM

You have to wonder if they’ll insist she wear a burqua…

mojo on March 30, 2007 at 2:08 PM

I’d require it of her, were she meeting with me ;^)

db on March 30, 2007 at 2:43 PM

They shouldn’t be allowed to meet with ANY nation!! That’s the State Department’s job, at the direction of the President.

V5

V5 on March 30, 2007 at 2:33 PM

But that would make it harder for them to give aid and comfort to the enemy! Oh, wait–you mean they’re supposed to be working for our side? /sarc off

Is it any wonder our enemies are emboldened, with willing fifth columnists like Pelousi undermining this country and doing everything within their power to guarantee defeat? If she gets in bed with Assad, then she shares all the American and Israeli blood that’s on his hands–not that she’d care.

ReubenJCogburn on March 30, 2007 at 2:50 PM

She really is welcoming our new Muslim overlords…..

Can we question her patriotism now?

Actually I have no questions about her patriotism – she has none.

CrazyFool on March 30, 2007 at 2:59 PM

You have to wonder if they’ll insist she wear a burqua…

mojo on March 30, 2007 at 2:08 PM

Please, please, PLEASE give the Republicans a photo op like that for 2008 . . .

Dudley Smith on March 30, 2007 at 3:03 PM

It’s amazing – Pelosi’s script for Assad has already been written: “We’re beginning a conversation – with you. We all need to be part of the discussion if we’re all going to be part of the solution. Let the conversation begin. We have a feeling it’s going to be very interesting…”

The only time she’ll show an ounce of toughness is when she spits out to Assad that he needs to know that George Bush isn’t going to be able to do just what he wants, that there’s a new Congress in town. Show ‘em, Nan!

Then she’ll give him the “windblown” grin.

eeyore on March 30, 2007 at 3:15 PM

“There’s new Leadership in Washington, D.C.” she said two days ago, regarding the Iraq funding bill. She is that leadership.

I’d be banned, probably, if I’d share what’s really on my mind. You’re all missing out.

Entelechy on March 30, 2007 at 3:16 PM

What happens if she doesn’t have enough fuel over the ocean? Now we know why she wanted the bigger and longer distance plane. She’s had this planned for a long time. Maybe some patriotic mechanic can have that plane grounded before she attmpts to leave and stab us in the back. Good time for a pilot strike?

roninacreage on March 30, 2007 at 3:23 PM

You have to wonder if they’ll insist she wear a burqua…

mojo on March 30, 2007 at 2:08 PM

They won’t have to insist. She will wear one enthusiastically as soon as she crosses Syrian air space.

roninacreage on March 30, 2007 at 3:25 PM

Once again, is the Logan Act just for decoration? Freaking enforce the law already – this is ridiculous! Congressmen/women who negotiate with our enemies on unsanctioned missions during wartime ought to be impeached and prosecuted.

CP on March 30, 2007 at 3:30 PM

Will AG Gonzales grab her while boarding Error Force One, cuff her and lock her up for treason?

Uh …… nope.

fogw on March 30, 2007 at 3:30 PM

Exit question: Which Democratic presidential candidate will be the first to assume the position for Assad? It won’t be Hillary; she’s too consumed with projecting an image of toughness.

You know who it’ll be.

First of all, showing an Edwards picture right after that? How is that different than Coulter calling him a fa**ot? Because somehow that “f-word” is worse than saying “assume the position”?

Anyway, the real exit question should be: When are people going to wake up and recognize that the Democratic Party is part of the enemy. Just as the enemy isn’t strictly Al Qaeda, it’s other terrorist groups, it’s insurgent groups in Iraq, Shiite Militias, etc. The Democrats are pretty much part of that group. Sure, you can’t justify physical action against them, because they haven’t taken it on us yet (well, unless you count whacked out liberal protestors), but would anyone here even attempt to argue that the rhetoric and actions of top Democrats are not more impactful on the outcome of the war on terror, Iraq, and our country in the long run, than any actual fighting going on anywhere? These are policy makers dividing the country, emboldening the enemy, promising surrender, hoping for defeat, all so that they can win elections… while at the same time doing the unheard of – traveling to countries to talk to our enemies, effectively putting out two foreign policies which simply is not acceptable. I’m not sure what the breaking point is, but we’ve got to stop sitting here and taking this sh**.

Another exit question: How badly with the MSM bury this? You know they don’t want Americans opening up their paper tomorrow and seeing “The Nation’s Top Democrat Meets With Head Of Terrorist State”, and recognizing what evil bastards these people are.

RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 3:33 PM

Sigh…. we need a candidate who will run on a Law and Order platform…

You know… prosecute those who leak secrets to the Times..

Enforce the border laws…

Enforce the dang Constitution!!!

And… enforce the Logan Act.

Romeo13 on March 30, 2007 at 3:37 PM

Edwards looks like he’s hiding his gerbil.

roninacreage on March 30, 2007 at 3:38 PM

How badly with the MSM bury this? [T]hey don’t want Americans opening up their paper tomorrow and seeing “The Nation’s Top Democrat Meets With Head Of Terrorist State”, and recognizing what evil bastards these people are.
RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 3:33 PM

They won’t bury it at all. “The Nation’s Top Democrat Meets With Head Of Terrorist State” Syrian Leader, Looking For Peaceful Means To Bring End To Mideast Crisis”

eeyore on March 30, 2007 at 3:42 PM

…not that there’s anything right with that.

eeyore on March 30, 2007 at 3:43 PM

Squeaker Pelosi,

Have you ever read the Constitution? Article 1 section 8 lays out the powers of Congress. It can not find anywhere in that section which says that you have foreign policy duties. After that, read Article 2 section 2. The President is afforded that duty, along with being the Commander-in-Chief.

All you are doing is showboating and trying to sell us out to our enemies.

Traitor!

JohnnyD on March 30, 2007 at 3:49 PM

AP, you forgot that Florida Senator Bill Nelson went to Syria to meet with Assad in December. He had a pretty good reputation as a “moderate Democrat” in Florida up until then.

So that’s four copperhead traitors sucking up to the Syrians despite the State Department telling them to keep out.

Anton on March 30, 2007 at 3:49 PM

You’ve got it all wrong. She’s going to him for laser eye surgery. It’s his special “Road to Damascus” Package.

Coyote D. on March 30, 2007 at 3:50 PM

PS: Harris in ’12!

Anton on March 30, 2007 at 3:50 PM

Yet another example of why Rep. Rahall is known in some circles in his district as ‘The Syrian King of Bling’. No friend of Israel, that guy.

I guess Nancy needed a tour guide who’s familiar with the area.

Readymade on March 30, 2007 at 3:56 PM

I’m kinda surprised to see Tom Lantos in that group. I do(did) have some respect for him and didn’t figure him to be one to leave his integrity in the coat check room. Guess we’ll see.

grahsco on March 30, 2007 at 3:58 PM

Aside from the blunderous stupidity of this traitorous enemies’ a-s-kissing trip, what are the eco-offsets for all that jet-fuel and what are Messrs Gore/Edwards’ takes on it?

Entelechy on March 30, 2007 at 4:00 PM

Henry Waxman (D-CA),

Pig man. As a Jew and a constituent I feel the need to say the Waxman is a dirty secular JINO b@st@rd. F**king terrorist enabler POS.

Andy in Agoura Hills on March 30, 2007 at 4:01 PM

There is no need for anyone from Congress to make a pilgrimage to Syria. None. Zip. Zero. Nada. These people are traitors and should be shot the minute they get off the plane from their return flight. I sure in the hell question their patriotism now.

Andy in Agoura Hills on March 30, 2007 at 4:04 PM

Nancy will be bringing our troops battle plans for Assad to review.
A second point of view would be prudent.
What could go wrong?

Kini on March 30, 2007 at 4:04 PM

Assad will look into Nancy’s rabidly blinking eyes and reveal the location of the 12th Iman.

It’s hypnotic I tell you.

Kini on March 30, 2007 at 4:07 PM

Wouldn’t surprise me if she’s trying to cut a deal whereas the terrorist activity in Iraq abates long enough for the dems to demand we pull out. After that, everything resumes.

darwin on March 30, 2007 at 4:08 PM

Too bad were not sending Webb, we know he is totin’ what Mr. Ass-ad really needs.

mbell33 on March 30, 2007 at 4:16 PM

Ahmed and Massoud, Al Qaeda soldiers overheard talking in Baghdad safe house …..

Ahmed: “Massoud, I never thought this day would come so soon.”

Massoud: “Yes, it is frightening, this surge, more troops, and now our fellow Sunnis turning us in.”

Ahmed: “No Massoud, I mean the day when Democrats regained power and insisted all American troops leave Iraq.

Massoud: “You gotta love those wussy Dems, huh Ahmed?”

Ahmed: “It’s just like having Carter or Clinton back in the White House.”

Massoud: “Osama was right. We can count on the Dems and America’s MSM to help us defeat Bush.”

Ahmed: “I don’t think we will need to fire another shot, we can wait them out now.”

Massoud: “Praise Allah!”

Ahmed: “Praise Nancy”

fogw on March 30, 2007 at 4:19 PM

Wouldn’t surprise me if she’s trying to cut a deal whereas the terrorist activity in Iraq abates long enough for the dems to demand we pull out. After that, everything resumes.

darwin on March 30, 2007 at 4:08 PM

How terribly conspiratorial of you darwin. Sadly, I wouldn’t be surprised either.

CP on March 30, 2007 at 4:19 PM

but Lantos is a good guy (for a Democrat). I disagree with him a lot of the time, but he’s no terror apologist. I’d be surprised if he lets her do anything too stupid. In fact, he’s probably going along to make sure Pelosi and Ellison don’t do anything that would get them charged with treason when they return.

The Apologist on March 30, 2007 at 2:10 PM

He’ll have the easiest job in the world, then.

Not even Benedict Arnold his ignoble self would be able to get himself charged with treason in today’s pussified America.

Misha I on March 30, 2007 at 4:23 PM

“We don’t think it’s a good idea,” said White House spokeswoman Dana Perino. “This is a country that is a state sponsor of terror, one that is trying to disrupt the Siniora government in Lebanon and one that is allowing foreign fighters to flow into Iraq from its borders.”…

I still remember my 12th grade high school teacher saying never to say “I think. . .” or “I believe. . .” in an essay because it weakens the argument. This weak rebuttal to Nancy Pelosi’s treason demonstrates Bush’s wimpy public relations.

Dana- Do you know or just think it is a bad idea for Pelosi to meet with Assad? How about a stronger statement: “It is a terrible idea and sympomatic of how Democrats coddle leaders who sponsor terror. Her visit undermines our security.”

januarius on March 30, 2007 at 4:37 PM

When did Silky start doing the Jack Nicholson impersonation?

KelliD on March 30, 2007 at 4:38 PM

Question: Is the WH even aware of the Logan Act?

Instead of just saying “it’s a bad idea”, they should really look at the legality of these meetings.

If they say they believe it is a violation of the Logan Act and will be taking appropriate measures to enforce it, it might shut trips like this down.

CP on March 30, 2007 at 4:45 PM

“We don’t think it’s a good idea,” said White House spokeswoman Dana Perino. “This is a country that is a state sponsor of terror, one that is trying to disrupt the Siniora government in Lebanon and one that is allowing foreign fighters to flow into Iraq from its borders.”…

What is a good idea? Pictures of Dana Perino… smokin’!

http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070327/480/b148c4568b864c6192a0f095cd8a6ed6

RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 4:47 PM

This is a bad idea, and I know all about bad ideas:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIbK0RHSg2c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lt8fNCRCJfw

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 4:55 PM

What is a good idea? Pictures of Dana Perino… smokin’!

http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070327/480/b148c4568b864c6192a0f095cd8a6ed6

RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 4:47 PM

AP Already has 2 new girlfriends this week. Don’t encourage him!

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 4:56 PM

I wonder how Nancy feels about this?:

The editor of the Syrian government daily Teshreen, ‘Issam Al-Dari, wrote in a February 28, 2007 article: “Yesterday it was Afghanistan’s turn. Today it’s Iraq’s turn, and tomorrow it will be Iran’s turn, if the American reports and data are correct. Thus, the American terrorist mentality leads the world from one destructive war to even more destructive aggression…

“For a long time, information leaked from Washington has pointed to the plans that the White House, U.S. State Department, and the Pentagon have finished preparing, all of which, nearly without exception, deal with military strikes against Iran. [Only] the versions are different: One speaks of attacking the nuclear facilities, a second of a broader attack that will include sites [belonging to] the military and the leadership, while a third speaks of a U.S. military operation that extends to the replacement of the Iranian regime…

“In short, it appears that the atmosphere today is to some extent like that which preceded the American-British aggression against Iraq, and that the target this time is Iran.”
http://www.memri.org/bin/opener_latest.cgi?ID=SD152707#_edn3

mojo on March 30, 2007 at 5:00 PM

NOW can we question her patriotism and call Edwards a faggot?

csdeven on March 30, 2007 at 5:12 PM

Traitorous Bit@h!

How many “offset credits” will she have to buy to cover her rountrip airplane ride?

She needs to see the inside of a dark jail cell, ASAP!

PinkyBigglesworth on March 30, 2007 at 5:20 PM

Does THIS violate the Logan Act?!?!?! For crying out loud!

CrimsonFisted on March 30, 2007 at 5:33 PM

this si really really pushing the concept of treason

Defector01 on March 30, 2007 at 5:40 PM

When are people going to wake up and recognize that the Democratic Party is part of the enemy.

Never. You know why? Because they aren’t. Look I despise socialism, multiculturalism and the crap that goes with it but my sister is a certifiable moonbat and my Dad votes for left-wing candidates. They’re not morally equivalent al-Qaeda just misinformed I would say. They have to be won over by appeals to their intellects and reason. That’s why we have culture wars – so we don’t have to have civil wars.

aengus on March 30, 2007 at 5:50 PM

The President should close Syria to all US citizens the day before eyeballs leaves. Better yet, don’t let them come back.

Wade on March 30, 2007 at 6:00 PM

The Democrats are shooting themselves in the foot by doing this. It sends a message to other countries that you can’t really be sure WHO to talk to when dealing with the US. The Democrats will vote one way one year, and turn right around and vote another way the next. You can’t believe what the Congressional leadership says on these trips because the President will veto. You can believe the President because Congress will obstruct him. It looks to foreign powers like nobody is in charge here. And it will still look that way when the Democrats ever gain the White House because Democrats have a way of saying something one year and saying the opposite the next.

No wonder Saudi is turning on us, with all this talk of a pullout in Iraq and Democrats wandering around the globe like pompous boobs, the Saudis are afraid we are going to leave them with one great big mess on their border to clean up. The Saudis aren’t turning against Bush, they are reacting to what they see is a US Congress that is going to cause a disaster for them.

The Democrats are total morons that have no clue how the actions such as this one now is going to hurt them years down the road, they are just plain morons.

crosspatch on March 30, 2007 at 6:00 PM

Here is Pelosi’s number for her SF office. (415) 556-4862. You can discuss it with the gal that answered the phone. She was nice enough, but completely deluded. She ACTUALLY said that if the President wont speak to Assad, then Pelosi must! She can then transfer you to the speakers DC office. The gal there was totally busy and only had time for a yea or nay opinion on the trip, but she did confirm that the trip to Syria is a go.

I read the Logan Act and I don’t see anything in it that allows her to visit Assad and not be in violation of it. But I am not a lawyer. The only loophole seems to be “with intent to influence”. Why go if she isn’t trying to influence?

csdeven on March 30, 2007 at 6:02 PM

Why go if she isn’t trying to influence?

donations?

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 6:22 PM

donations?

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 6:22 PM

She would!

csdeven on March 30, 2007 at 6:25 PM

She ACTUALLY said that if the President wont speak to Assad, then Pelosi must!

Pelosi is as ignorant of American history, world history, and the Constitution as anyone I have ever witnessed in Congress. She believes all the hype the media have made about herself.

When I think she can go no lower……..

CrimsonFisted on March 30, 2007 at 6:27 PM

As soon as she comes back and says “I’ve made a deal with Syria” throw her in the federal pen.

She does *not* have the authority of the United States Government. Only the president has that authority or the ability to delegate that authority.

CrazyFool on March 30, 2007 at 6:35 PM

Who were those two(?) or was it three (?) democrat congressmen who went to meet Saddam Hussein in Baghdad just before the fighting started? Are they still in congress, I don’t remember? One of them was from Detroit, and he is out, I know. Who was the other?

rockhauler on March 30, 2007 at 6:48 PM

This poor country is at war with itself.

rplat on March 30, 2007 at 7:16 PM

Pelosi’s hatred for Bush has now lead her to betray her country…

As for Waxman, I remember his name popping up on numerous lists back in the early 80′s. He is another “democrat/communist” who has never been careful of the company he keeps.

Zorro on March 30, 2007 at 7:18 PM

Look I despise socialism, multiculturalism and the crap that goes with it but my sister is a certifiable moonbat and my Dad votes for left-wing candidates. They’re not morally equivalent al-Qaeda just misinformed I would say. They have to be won over by appeals to their intellects and reason.

As soon as you find a specimen with both, please let the rest of us know. I don’t want to miss THAT.

Not to mention how science will freak out. It’ll be like finding a thousand dodos running around in the wild. Dodos with flying cars, mind you.

Misha I on March 30, 2007 at 7:34 PM

When does the line between a terrorist apologist and a terrorist supporter get crossed?

Capitalist Infidel on March 30, 2007 at 7:38 PM

Well folks if there ever was a good reason for getting our troops out of Iraq this is it. It appears the Dems are more devoted to the destruction of this country then they are about fighting the true enemy of the west, not just America. We need the troops here to fight the battles in our streets. WTF is wrong with these people and are they that blinded by BDS that they are willing to sell their souls and all of us down the drain just to prove what? Some sort of playgorund game of gotcha. This ain’t gotcha this is life and death and if they can’t wrap their little drug damaged infantile brains around that somebody had better stand up to them.
I fear more and more for my children everyday.

LakeRuins on March 30, 2007 at 7:41 PM

Unauthorized politician homages to basically hostile countries like Syria is like a card partner leaning over to look at your cards while wearing mirrored sunglasses.

Speakup on March 30, 2007 at 7:48 PM

Am I the only one planning on writing the White House later, telling them Bush needs to stop being a pussy, and blast these traitors publicly. Enough is enough. It’s one thing if it’s an isolated incident… but this is getting worse by the day. This isn’t opposition, this is actively aiding the enemy (see RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 3:33 PM for further explanation). I’ve said it before, and I’ll keep saying it, today’s elected Democrat are evil. There is no other word to better describe these SOBs.

I encourage everyone to write to the White House also. Enough of this “spokesman responding to reporters question”, this likely won’t get coverage outside of the blogosphere. Bush needs to come out with an angry red face, foaming at the mouth borderline yelling about how shameful these Dems are.

RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 8:37 PM

Am I the only one planning on writing the White House later, telling them Bush needs to stop being a pussy,

If your letter contains the text “stop being a pussy” I’ll fire off a similar one LOL

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 8:49 PM

Convict and sentence her and her entourage to the maximum three years with no chance for ealy release.

infidel on March 30, 2007 at 9:12 PM

Nance has ‘jumped the shark’. Her surrender team will pay a political price when we have another major terrorist attack upon our soil. It will happen, only when is the question. The threat from Islamofascists is not recognized or simply ignored by the Democrats in our govt.

geo11 on March 30, 2007 at 9:18 PM

If your letter contains the text “stop being a pussy” I’ll fire off a similar one LOL

lorien1973 on March 30, 2007 at 8:49 PM

Oh, it will. I’ll probably write two though, because I imagine that one will get hung up and tossed by spam filters.

RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 9:25 PM

Okay RightWinged so I haven’t quite convinced you that the Democrats aren’t the enenmy.

I despise them as well so I’m going to quote from The Remains of the Day. It’s a good film and one of the best scenes is when an American senator goes to Britain in the 1930s to try and convince the the European political classes that apeasement will lead to disaster:

“Senator Lewis: You are, all of you, amateurs. And international affairs should never be run by gentlemen amateurs. Do you have any idea of what sort of place the world is becoming all around you? The days when you could just act out of your noble instincts are over. Europe has become the arena of realpolitik, the politics of reality. If you like: real politics. What you need is not gentlemen politicians, but real ones. You need professionals to run your affairs, or you’re headed for disaster!”

aengus on March 30, 2007 at 9:54 PM

Okay RightWinged so I haven’t quite convinced you that the Democrats aren’t the enenmy.

I despise them as well so I’m going to quote from The Remains of the Day. It’s a good film and one of the best scenes is when an American senator goes to Britain in the 1930s to try and convince the the European political classes that apeasement will lead to disaster:

“Senator Lewis: You are, all of you, amateurs. And international affairs should never be run by gentlemen amateurs. Do you have any idea of what sort of place the world is becoming all around you? The days when you could just act out of your noble instincts are over. Europe has become the arena of realpolitik, the politics of reality. If you like: real politics. What you need is not gentlemen politicians, but real ones. You need professionals to run your affairs, or you’re headed for disaster!”

aengus on March 30, 2007 at 9:54 PM

aengus, I actually didn’t see your reply to me.. I generally scan, looking for my name (actually I do a ctrl+F or “find” on my name) when looking for replies.

I now see your reply, and I want to clarify something that has us misunderstanding eachother. I mean to say that elected Democrats are evil. I’d say that 50-75% of regular citizen Dems aren’t evil, just uninformed, for which I can’t completely blame them… it’s a culture of brainwashing and bias that starts in grade school and goes on through all levels of education and in to the news media where it’s worse than anywhere else. So when I’m talking about them being truly evil (not just trying to be over the top, I mean that word), I’m talking about Pelosi, I’m talking about Harry Reid, I’m talking about Waxman, I’m talking about Howard Dean, I’m talking about Ted Kennedy, etc. etc. I’m talking about a bunch of people actively fighting the propaganda front in the war (far more important in the long run than actualy physical battles, as it affects policies and tactics even) AGAINST their own country. I’m talking about a bunch of POSs who spent 13 years making the WMD case, only to recognize a political advantage of calling Bush a liar a few months in to the war they argued for, and the media hiding the hypocrisy all the way. etc. etc. These people ARE evil. Not your sister or dad or whoever. They just simply don’t know what’s going on.

RightWinged on March 30, 2007 at 10:12 PM

They’re not morally equivalent al-Qaeda just misinformed I would say. They have to be won over by appeals to their intellects and reason

How’s that workin’ out for ya?

They are ruled by their emotions. Their rhetoric is targeted at feelings and emotions, not reason or intellect. It’s not about facts, it’s about feelings, not matter what the issue.

The ones that can be converted were converted on 911. Maybe a mushroom cloud over a US city will convert some more, but not many I’m afraid. They’ll find a rationale to blame Bush (if we didn’t go into Iraq this would never have happened. yada yada, yada.)

TheBigOldDog on March 30, 2007 at 11:42 PM

Hey Gonzales! Grow a pair and prosecute Pelosi and all the other Democrats for violating Logan.

Then go after Reid and Jefferson and Feinstein.

We could regain control of both Houses just by putting these traitors in prison for their treasonous activities!

georgej on March 30, 2007 at 11:54 PM

Everytime I look at that pic of Assad I wonder who he’s getting ready to sink his teeth into.

Connie on March 31, 2007 at 12:58 AM

Pelosi will soon realize that in order to keep her personal shuttle diplomacy viable the country is going to have to buy her one of those Airbus A380′s.

Stephen M on March 31, 2007 at 1:42 AM

Wasn’t she the one whining about how unsafe she was to transfer flights? Yet she goes and visits our enemy when the West is having issues with Iran and those 15 GB servicemen? Anyone notice with the codepink ladies sitting on her lawn she is within one armsreach of them? That really safe she lives like that as 2nd in line? STOP BEING A HYPOCRITE I say!

She is one messed up old lady. Dementia..for sure.

Highrise on March 31, 2007 at 4:37 AM

If we had a president with balls, he’d arrest them for violating the Logan act.

§ 953. Private correspondence with foreign governments.

Any citizen of the United States, wherever he may be, who, without authority of the United States, directly or indirectly commences or carries on any correspondence or intercourse with any foreign government or any officer or agent thereof, with intent to influence the measures or conduct of any foreign government or of any officer or agent thereof, in relation to any disputes or controversies with the United States, or to defeat the measures of the United States, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than three years, or both.

This section shall not abridge the right of a citizen to apply himself, or his agent, to any foreign government, or the agents thereof, for redress of any injury which he may have sustained from such government or any of its agents or subjects.

18 U.S.C. § 953 (2004).

E L Frederick (Sniper One) on March 31, 2007 at 7:59 AM

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