Pelosi is Kissed by a Star
19, 2009 -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi's home district
includes San Francisco. Star-Kist Tuna's
headquarters are in San Francisco, Pelosi's home district. Star-Kist is owned
by Del Monte Foods and is a major contributor to Pelosi. Star-Kist is the
major employer in American
Samoa employing 75% of the Samoan
Pelosi, Nancy's husband, owns $17 million dollars of Star-Kist
stock. In January, 2007
when the minimum wage was increased from $5.15 to $7.25, Pelosi had
American Samoa exempted from the increase so Del Monte would not have to pay
the higher wage. This would make Del Monte products less
expensive than their competition's.
week when the huge bailout bill was passed, Pelosi added an earmark to
bill, providing $33 million dollars for an economic development
credit in American Samoa.
called the Bush Administration CORRUPT?
you spell "HYPOCRISY"?
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