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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

OMG, the American economy is in worse shape than I thought

Here's Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, and House Speaker.

500 MILLION jobs lost per month unless the stimulus package is passed? The economy is worse than I thought: even the dead are losing their jobs. And people yet to be born. And... oh, hell, I can't make sense of her statement. Can you?

H/T: Timothy Sandefur

Posted by Terrence Watson on February 4, 2009 | Permalink


She is pretty much the American female equivalent of Layton. Need one say more?

Posted by: Alain | 2009-02-04 3:43:21 PM


Heh, except she has more power than Layton. But, yes, I see the resemblance.

Shave Layton's stache, put him in a wig, and you basically get Pelosi.

Posted by: Terrence Watson | 2009-02-04 3:54:30 PM

I'd prefer Pelosi to Layton - she at least can be reasoned with and controlled.

Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2009-02-04 3:58:06 PM

Nancy Pelosi...one word...DUH!

Posted by: JC | 2009-02-04 4:50:39 PM

I did not know there were 500 million Americans that could lose their jobs-but I know one lady that is not up to her job.

Posted by: Mark Ramshaw | 2009-02-04 4:56:03 PM

If the dead can vote, they can surely lose their job.

Posted by: David Gagnon | 2009-02-04 7:10:06 PM

Can you imagine if a right-winger like Palin had made such a statement? It would have already been played on CNN 100 times.

Posted by: Elizabeth | 2009-02-05 8:01:02 AM

Glenn Beck with his "Comrade Update"


Posted by: The Stig | 2009-02-05 11:13:58 AM

Stig- I don't get Fox news. Apparently, it's bad. I decided not to pay extra for it. Maybe I should reconsider. I sort of miss Glenn Beck.

Posted by: dp | 2009-02-05 11:34:53 AM


I've been watching very little TV for the last few weeks, but when I was watching more, in the weeks leading up to the Obamanauguration, Fox News was the only US News network I could actually watch without feeling a visceral sense of disgust from the self congratulation and arrogant left-liberal conceit.

I say this as someone who came to regard Fox News during the Bush years as an inane and laughable propaganda channel for the regime. Now that they're not apologists for the powers that be, I find they're actually not all that bad. I even find the blindly-partisan oppositional tone a tad endearing.

Yes, Glenn Beck's new program is sometimes a genuine delight, but the crown jewel of the channel is the king of the blowhards, Bill O'Reilly. But then again, I watch MSNBC for the Rachel Maddow Show, so maybe I'm just a glutton for punishment.

BTW, PBS may be a state-sponsored monstrosity whose taxpayer funding I would eliminate yesterday -- but Bill Moyers, Jim Lehrer and Charlie Rose just keep me coming back for more.

Posted by: Kalim Kassam | 2009-02-05 12:12:10 PM

Funny, I seem to recall people making a lot of hay over Bush's verbal gaffes. Could it be that...SHOCKER! everybody makes them?

Posted by: Shane Matthews | 2009-02-05 1:40:59 PM

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