Nancy Pelosi Wants Elections To Mean Nothing
April 13, 2011 Leave a comment
Nancy Pelosi spoke at Tuffs University last week. Normally the Soros backed Congressman speaking at a university wouldn’t be cause for pause. However Pelosi’s statements at the school did prove worthy of discussion. Pelosi doesn’t believe elections should mean anything. She clearly longs for the day when progressives dominated both the Democrat and Republican parties. In other words, she wants a return to a time when the parties were largely indistinguishable and progressive socialists were capable of passing whatever they wanted with ease.
Nancy Pelosi is obviously a far left progressive and desires that her far left policies become law. On elections Pelosi said:
Because there are so many things at risk right now — perhaps in another question I’ll go into them, if you want. But the fact is that elections shouldn’t matter as much as they do…But when it comes to a place where there doesn’t seem to be shared values then that can be problematic for the country, as I think you can see right now.
Elections shouldn’t matter as much as they do according to Pelosi. Clearly she longs for the time when progressives dominated both parties. Make no mistake, progressive policies are not historically a purely Democrat Party philosophy. Prior to Ronald Reagan there were conservatives in both the Republican and Democrat Parties. There were also progressives. Teddy Roosevelt was a progressive, Herbert Hoover was a progressive, Richard Nixon was a progressive, Sen. Joe McCarthy was a product of the LaFollete machine of progressive Republicans in Wisconsin. In fact, one reason why the University of Wisconsin is so liberal is because Robert LaFollete used it to push his progressive ideas when he was Governor in the early 20th century.
Until Reagan conservatives were in both parties and were largely muzzled by progressives. Until Gingrich and the GOP revolution of 1994 in Congress conservatives were the vast minority in both parties. We still have the remains of progressive Republicans in the form of Sens. Snowe, Collins and McCain. These days progressive liberals largely reside in the Democrat Party, which has purged most of its conservative elements. So-called blue dog conservative Democrats don’t exist in great numbers, especially after the 2010 election. In the GOP, progressives or so-called RINO’s are becoming harder to come by.
Pelosi longs for the days when members of both parties had shared progressive values and thus could pass progressive bills in a bipartisan fashion. In the 70′s the EPA was created when progressives in both parties pushed for it and a progressive Republican President signed it. Tax increases for much of the 20th century until Reagan were passed in a bipartisan manner. In fact, most progressive policies in the 20th century were passed with bipartisan support. This is because there were progressives in both parties.
Pelsoi wants a return to liberal domination and thus she wants elections to mean less. If there are massive amounts of progressives in both parties, it doesn’t really matter which party controls the Congress or controls the White House. The same progressive bills will become law no matter which party leads the way. In other words, Pelosi wants conservatives muzzled in Congress again. If that were the case it wouldn’t matter if Republicans won the House because the election itself wouldn’t have really meant a whole lot. Progressive laws would still come out of Congress. Instead we have conservatives in control of the GOP and progressive liberals in control of the Democrat Party thus the elections actually matter.
Make no mistake, Pelosi doesn’t want the American people to have a voice in their government. She wants your choice to be between a progressive Republican and a progressive Democrat. Such is really no choice at all and thus the election and your voice is rendered meaningless.