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Democrats and private jets

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The Senate kept the stimulus bill open for vote until 11 PM last night while the White House sent a government jet to pick up an Ohio senator who was attending I believe his mother's wake. So what is good for the gander isn't necessarily good for the goose.
 

gutshotdraw

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What, politicians are hypocrites? Say it isn't so.....
 

gutshotdraw

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By the way, I spell hypocrite P-E-L-O-S-I.
 

rettofly

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By the way, I spell hypocrite P-E-L-O-S-I.

Term limits or bust! This bunch will destroy us if they stay in power.
 

gutshotdraw

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Sorry bud. Too late......
 

amaineiac

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What, politicians are hypocrites? Say it isn't so.....

Next he's going to tell us the Easter bunny doesn't exist!

I wonder how those blue collar union guys in ICT that are laid off from the demonized corporate aviation industry will vote next election.
 

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The C-20(GIII) was just not good enough for Nancy(the mouth) Pelosi. It just couldn't go non-stop from DC to San Fran. Security concerns after 9-11 also made the GIII just not good enough. Now she flies the C-32(757) each week round trip. At the price of approx $60,000 each way, she is costing the US taxpayers $480,000 per month.

I think we should demand that she put up or shut up!
 

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The President, Vice President and numerous democrats in congress (Senate, and House) and some cabinet members have launched a brutal assault on the corporate jet. Don't they realize they could put millions in this country out of work just because they don't think anyone deserves this luxury?

All the small airports and their surrounding communities that rely on corporations and their jets helping their local business and economy. Very short sighted and ignorant of these politicians.
 

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The goal of Socialism is for everyone but the ruling elite to be equally miserable and dependent on the government.

Let's start now to work on throwing them out of office the next time we go to the polls.
 

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The C-20(GIII) was just not good enough for Nancy(the mouth) Pelosi. It just couldn't go non-stop from DC to San Fran. Security concerns after 9-11 also made the GIII just not good enough. Now she flies the C-32(757) each week round trip. At the price of approx $60,000 each way, she is costing the US taxpayers $480,000 per month.

I think we should demand that she put up or shut up!
Time to update that spam filter?

http://www.snopes.com/politics/pelosi/jet.asp
 
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transpac

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Although Snopes.com (who put a left-wing spin on everything) says it's a false story, they continue on to confirm it. The cover story that the Sgt at Arms forced the poor congresslady to fly on a bigger airplane makes no sense. She doesn't accept orders from him and would tell him to pound sand if she wanted to save the taxpayers money. Most people would gladly accept a free Glll for travel, especially since she's only the second Speaker in history to be provided a government airplane for personal travel. I guess a fuel stop is a tremendous hardship on the Madam, but most people could learn to live with it.
 

Captainzero1

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The C-20(GIII) was just not good enough for Nancy(the mouth) Pelosi. It just couldn't go non-stop from DC to San Fran. Security concerns after 9-11 also made the GIII just not good enough. Now she flies the C-32(757) each week round trip. At the price of approx $60,000 each way, she is costing the US taxpayers $480,000 per month.

I think we should demand that she put up or shut up!

Torch, that story has been debunked over and over. I'll save you the trouble, everything that has ever gone wrong in this country has been a democrats fault, satisfied.
 

skyaddict

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The President, Vice President and numerous democrats in congress (Senate, and House) and some cabinet members have launched a brutal assault on the corporate jet. Don't they realize they could put millions in this country out of work just because they don't think anyone deserves this luxury?

All the small airports and their surrounding communities that rely on corporations and their jets helping their local business and economy. Very short sighted and ignorant of these politicians.

Ditto for the hotel and resort industry which have been pummeled by corporations' last minute cancellations for corporate retreats, training seminars and business meetings, with cascading ripple effects. The whole "cigar smoking CEO fatcats" image has been pushed beyond belief by these hypocrites and now the cost to the wider economy is coming home to roost for a travel industry that is a huge sector in our country. Hopefully the affected industries will at the very least lobby for the politicians to cool it with the rhetoric.
 

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I forgot to add

As I understood it the reason Senator Pelosi had to stop for fuel in the Gulfstream is because her entourage was so large.
 

TORCH67

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Do a search about snopes and you will find that it is full of lies and half truths slanted to the left. It is a guy and his wife from LA that spew left wing talking points. It doesn't really discredit the story. It just passes the buck for who requested the 757.
 
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