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Nancy Pelosi: ‘We Avow the
First Amendment…People
Have a Right to Have a Gun’

Cybercast News Service, by Melanie Hunter

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/12/2013 2:13:18 PM

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) confused the First Amendment with the Second Amendment when talking about gun rights on on Fox News Sunday. “We’re talking about background checks, which is very popular even among gun owners and hunters. We avow the First Amendment. We stand with that and say that people have a right to have a gun to protect themselves in their homes, in their jobs, wherever, in their workplace…for recreation and hunting and the rest,” Pelosi told Fox News host Chris Wallace when he challenged

Here we have more brilliance from the illustrious Pelosi. s/o That´s enough to make you sick.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator, 2/12/2013 2:17:54 PM     (No. 9172471)

She cares nothing about the Constitution, so why should she bother with knowing the amendments

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 2/12/2013 2:18:08 PM     (No. 9172472)

The botox has soaked her brain to the point of befuddlement. Go home Nancy, your room at the home is ready.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: paulfromTexas, 2/12/2013 2:19:01 PM     (No. 9172474)

The words, any words, spoken by this woman are just more lies.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: CharlyG, 2/12/2013 2:19:44 PM     (No. 9172477)

Hey Nance, can you spell idiot?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 2/12/2013 2:21:14 PM     (No. 9172481)

And the libtards thought Bush was a dunce.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hicksvillekid59, 2/12/2013 2:28:20 PM     (No. 9172493)

She´s drunk.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JSanders, 2/12/2013 2:29:20 PM     (No. 9172497)

The Bill of Rights has already passed, you botoxed dunce, so it´s ok to find out what´s in it.

How embarrassing for this nation.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 2/12/2013 2:31:17 PM     (No. 9172502)

Idiots on parade. We must pass this bill to see what is in it. Was there ever a dumber statement made by a member of congress?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enuf8, 2/12/2013 2:32:13 PM     (No. 9172504)

Botox has migrated to the brain cells and is freezing them rapidly just like Biden´s botox and hair plugs.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: artman1746, 2/12/2013 2:38:05 PM     (No. 9172515)

The usual liberal tactic...... Little by little, inch by inch until the day they feel they have the power to tell the truth. Which is why we see things becoming clearer as Obama now has the election out of the way. Pelosi hopes to calm the furor. But, of course you never can pin down that "living Constitution" they pledge an oath to defend. Next it could mean that no one has a right to a gun! After all it changes with the needs of the country, right? So when THEY think it should change then it "lives" and changes to whatever THEY want it to mean!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: trapper, 2/12/2013 2:39:09 PM     (No. 9172517)

Sounds like he Stupid Fairie flew off of Hank Johnson´s head and alighted on Nancy´s melon. The old joke? They´ve got only one brain that they pass around between them, and the only question is who has it today?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/12/2013 2:41:45 PM     (No. 9172521)

We know that Michelle believes in the right to bare arms.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/12/2013 2:42:25 PM     (No. 9172523)

It just kills these people to admit that the guns are for protection against intrusive government.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mustang flyer, 2/12/2013 2:50:16 PM     (No. 9172531)

She no longer knows the difference between Clorox and Botox...ease her out the door and point her away from Washington...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 2/12/2013 2:55:17 PM     (No. 9172542)

The Bill of Rights was written to limit, limit the goobernment. The Bill doesn´t say a person has a right to bear arms based on Naci and others ideas of who should own arms. It says we all have the right. And Naci and her goose-stepping minions want to restrict our rights with ´popular´ background checks. The Bill of Rights don´t protect just those that met Naci criteria based on a background check, it limits the goobernment from infringing on our rights. If popular was the criteria to infringe on rights, then Naci can kiss homosexual marriage, abortion and Miranda rights good-bye.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/12/2013 2:58:39 PM     (No. 9172552)

Enjoying all the above comments by those who got here before... so true and funny!

Obviously Nancy extended her usual "Open Wine and Whine Friday" all the way to
Sunday and her appearance on Fox.

Relegate her to her wine/whine cellar near San Francisco, where people think like her.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: caddyjak, 2/12/2013 3:18:30 PM     (No. 9172572)

Peeloosey stated flatly, twice in one day, during Bush´s last year that 500 million workers had lost their jobs. Her election should have automatically disenfranchised California voters.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/12/2013 3:19:06 PM     (No. 9172573)

What if a Republican congressional leader had made this gaffe?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Democracy First, 2/12/2013 3:22:47 PM     (No. 9172579)

I picture a hag screeching " what difference does it maaaaake???"

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/12/2013 3:42:44 PM     (No. 9172614)

Not being a Troll... but anyone can make such an innocent confusion - Palin does it, Bush does it. The real point is that this woman and her ilk have no respect for the fundamental nature of the Constitution and the Rulers/Ruled relationship it implies. What she is paying is hypocritical lip service to further her ideological intentions. The Constituion was NOT created to enable the government to do anything for a free and sovereign people but to restrain and corral it so that it may not trample their natural rights. Skepticism about the intentions of authority is its guiding principle. This is where there is real divide in this country. The basic dispute between Tea Party and the RINO establishment also exists along this fault line. "Moderate" Republicans - McCain, Romney, Rove have no real objection to the Democrats´ idea of the role of government they merely dispute the degree. Thats why we need nothing short of a Second American Revolution. Interesting to watch Rand Paul´s response tonight.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: august9, 2/12/2013 3:48:32 PM     (No. 9172628)

She made a simple mistake---that´s all!

It´s not as if she misspelled "potato(e)!


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Reply 22 - Posted by: Jonr, 2/12/2013 3:55:40 PM     (No. 9172639)

And Pelosi is what passes for a leader in this country. The only thing worse than Pelosi is the damn fools that vote her into office time and time again! We just met the enemy and it is us!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: jerseyden, 2/12/2013 4:04:44 PM     (No. 9172652)

I used to think the worse for Pelosi, but now I´m beginning to feel sorry for her. I wouldn´t be surprised to hear she has Alshiemers or some other nuerological problem.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: shamrock, 2/12/2013 4:08:24 PM     (No. 9172656)

The only thing dumber than those three broads from Kali is the dumber Kali voter. If I lived in Kali, I´d wear a bag on my head and beg forgiveness from the real Americans.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: erv, 2/12/2013 4:10:19 PM     (No. 9172661)

Sure Nancy. Waiting around for more than two hours to get a background check done to buy a gun is real popular. If this is required for private purchases as well, the wait is going to be even longer and will cost the law abinding citizens money as I do not see this being done for free.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: snapper451, 2/12/2013 4:21:15 PM     (No. 9172680)

You have to pass the Constitution to find out what´s in the the Constitution. Her comment on Obamacare ("you have to pass the bill to find out what is in the bill...") should be the all time idiotic statement from a politician. This woman was Speaker of the House and the MSM hailed her. Need further proof as to why the country is going down the toilet?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/12/2013 4:21:20 PM     (No. 9172681)

I guess she´s just as ignorant as her voting supporters, legal and illegal. My God! And the media just lets her get by with this stupidity.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: realrep, 2/12/2013 4:44:07 PM     (No. 9172715)

#27 IMHO, another stupid saying is the Anita Hill mantra (with regard to Clarence Thomas): ´It´s the seriousness of the charge, not the nature of the evidence.´

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Reply 29 - Posted by: 4freedom, 2/12/2013 5:00:59 PM     (No. 9172739)

Barry was making some noise about her being speaker of the house again, Good Lord help us all.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: nimby, 2/12/2013 5:12:59 PM     (No. 9172772)

Alzheimer´s at its worst due to Botox!!

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Pinons, 2/12/2013 5:26:11 PM     (No. 9172808)

#22, it was no simple mistake. Everything that comes out of this dingbat´s mouth is idiotic!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: GoodGrief, 2/12/2013 5:36:07 PM     (No. 9172827)

Where the heck is the press?

Can´t they see the terrible results of their failure to do their duty?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: mitzi, 2/12/2013 5:42:36 PM     (No. 9172837)

Her family must be so proud.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 2/12/2013 7:03:34 PM     (No. 9172997)

Nancy is getting kind old near 80 . If she won´t resign and retire maybe someone can drop a banana peel under her feet.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: udanja99, 2/12/2013 7:20:22 PM     (No. 9173028)

#29, that quote was not from the Clarence Thomas hearings; it was from the myth that Bush 41 flew to Iran to broker a deal to keep the hostages imprisoned until after Reagan´s election.

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