Code Pink, Al Gore and Nancy Pelosi at Netroots Nation
Nancy Pelosi talked about reaching out to evangelicals:
Speaker Pelosi describes global warming as an issue of the environment, the economy, national security - and as a moral issue. “It is a moral responsibility. We work with the evangelicals to protect God’s creation.”
Code Pink anti-war protesters showed up for Pelosi's speech. NN organizer Gina Cooper laid down the rules:[More...]
Before Speaker Pelosi hits the stage, moderator Gina Cooper makes an announcement that any organized protests will result in the program being stopped and the protesters escorted out. She does give the crowd ten seconds to make their feelings known, which results in one shout: "Where's our &%#$@ impeachment?"
Al Gore was a surprise guest this morning:, discussing his book "The Assault on Reason." On lifting the oil drilling ban:
“The idea that we can drill our way out of this is so absurd…” said Gore of the proposal to increase domestic oil production. "When you’re in a hole, stop digging.”
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