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BeyondGeography Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-15-10 04:06 PM
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34. Can't see how this helps
I can see how it hurts.
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  -Pelosi's new office is House's costliest by far alp227  Jun-15-10 11:51 AM   #0 
  - "Qu'ils mangent de la brioche"  Oregone   Jun-15-10 11:52 AM   #1 
  - a saute aux yeux  saigon68   Jun-15-10 12:06 PM   #7 
  - Why does the federal govt charge Congresscritters so much???  BrklynLiberal   Jun-15-10 11:53 AM   #2 
  - That's our girl!  Catherina   Jun-15-10 12:00 PM   #3 
  - Do the tax payers pay this bill? If so this is an outrage. if we don't pay for it then who cares.  no limit   Jun-15-10 12:01 PM   #4 
  - We do  bergie321   Jun-15-10 12:03 PM   #5 
     - we could be collecting that rent from a private party instead, no?  no limit   Jun-15-10 12:05 PM   #6 
        - It houses federal offices  jdlh8894   Jun-15-10 12:12 PM   #9 
           - Was not aware of that.  bergie321   Jun-15-10 12:25 PM   #11 
              - The selling of federal government buildings started with Reagan  Tempest   Jun-15-10 01:03 PM   #21 
              - No, it's cheaper and more efficient to lease office space  Titanothere   Jun-15-10 02:20 PM   #29 
  - commercial real estate is assessed in square feet and as Speaker, she might actually need more space  nashville_brook   Jun-15-10 12:08 PM   #8 
  - Office space in some cities is far more expensive than in others.  MineralMan   Jun-15-10 12:19 PM   #10 
  - On edit from #9  jdlh8894   Jun-15-10 12:26 PM   #12 
  - It's a budgetary thing. Every agency in the building pays rent.  MineralMan   Jun-15-10 12:30 PM   #14 
  - thank you Mineral Man  CatWoman   Jun-15-10 01:51 PM   #26 
     - I try. And the blows just roll off my shoulders.  MineralMan   Jun-15-10 02:18 PM   #28 
  - Also San Francisco is very high rent. Location. Location. n/t  Cleita   Jun-15-10 12:30 PM   #13 
  - 3075 ft/$225,000 per year = > $70/ft/yr  Psephos   Jun-15-10 12:51 PM   #16 
  - The MP and MLA offices Ive driven by here in BC are dumps  Oregone   Jun-15-10 02:14 PM   #27 
  - She pays the rent to the General Services Administration - we, the taxpayers  BR_Parkway   Jun-15-10 12:31 PM   #15 
  - Where in that article does it say  jdlh8894   Jun-15-10 12:54 PM   #17 
  - It's owned by GSA  Tempest   Jun-15-10 01:06 PM   #22 
  - Not sure if you mean the OP or the article I posted - but pretty much  BR_Parkway   Jun-15-10 01:31 PM   #23 
     - Thanks.  jdlh8894   Jun-15-10 01:44 PM   #25 
        - I'm confused - would you rather these payments go to a private-for profit  BR_Parkway   Jun-16-10 11:13 AM   #37 
  - Yes we are known for our circular firing squads on the left  SargeUNN   Jun-15-10 01:00 PM   #19 
  - Yup. She probably makes up for it in lower energy and utility costs.  w4rma   Jun-15-10 02:25 PM   #30 
  - It's good to be queen..........  Beacool   Jun-15-10 12:59 PM   #18 
  - Weren't you supporting Hillary in the primary? (nt)  w4rma   Jun-15-10 02:26 PM   #31 
     - Is this post about Hillary's office space?  Beacool   Jun-15-10 02:57 PM   #33 
        - Remember the bruhaha about President Clinton's office space? We could go there. (nt)  w4rma   Jun-15-10 05:11 PM   #36 
  - This is a matter of accounting. One federal agency is paying another.  JDPriestly   Jun-15-10 01:02 PM   #20 
  - In 2006, Pelosi parlayed her congressional seat....  bvar22   Jun-15-10 01:33 PM   #24 
  - "$10,600 a month for his Manhattan office" That is cheap for Manhattan  UndertheOcean   Jun-15-10 02:41 PM   #32 
  - Can't see how this helps  BeyondGeography   Jun-15-10 04:06 PM   #34 
  - I think that the dems should be leading the way in frugality...  Dappleganger   Jun-15-10 04:22 PM   #35 
  - Sure, why not? It's in line with what our troops get for housing allowances,  24601   Jun-16-10 12:10 PM   #38 
  - Kinda says it all. n/t  Psephos   Jun-17-10 12:30 AM   #44 
  - it's SF and she has a high level position  JI7   Jun-16-10 06:13 PM   #39 
  - How is that compared to other office space in the heart of San Francisco?  baldguy   Jun-16-10 08:32 PM   #40 
  - This is for rent in a FEDERAL building? Why the outrage toward Nancy? Seems to me...  Hekate   Jun-16-10 08:57 PM   #41 
  - that's the new federal courthouse in SF  davidinalameda   Jun-16-10 09:00 PM   #42 
  - OK. That's more than 10 times my mortgage. Of course she deserves it!  Old Troop   Jun-16-10 09:12 PM   #43 
 

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