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Palin stylist draws higher pay than policy adviser (BREAKING HAIR NEWS ALERT!)
ap on San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 10/24/08 | Jim Kuhnhenn - ap

Posted on 10/24/2008 11:11:57 AM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (AP) -- An acclaimed celebrity makeup artist for Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin collected more money from John McCain's campaign than his foreign policy adviser.

Amy Strozzi, who works on the reality show "So You Think You Can Dance" and has been Palin's traveling stylist, was paid $22,800, according to campaign finance reports for the first two weeks in October. In contrast, McCain's foreign policy adviser, Randy Scheunemann, was paid $12,500, the report showed.

In recent days, McCain and his running mate have tried to douse a furor over how their side spent their money. The Republican National Committee came under scrutiny after the party committee reported earlier this week that it had spent about $150,000 in September on wardrobe and cosmetics after Palin joined the GOP ticket.

In an interview with the Chicago Tribune and Fox News on Thursday, Palin said the clothes bought for the Republican National Convention were not worth $150,000 and said most have not left her campaign plane. She also said the family shops frugally.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: campaignfinance; electionpresident; fashion; higherpay; palin; policyadviser; propagandawingofdnc; stylist
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1 posted on 10/24/2008 11:11:58 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

And how much does Joe Biden’s hair stylist ma.......................................never mind.


2 posted on 10/24/2008 11:13:59 AM PDT by jla (Sarah!)
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U.S. Republican vice-presidential nominee Alaska Governor Sarah Palin introduces U.S. Republican presidential nominee
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) at a campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 22, 2008. (Brian Snyder/Reuters)


3 posted on 10/24/2008 11:14:39 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... "You know, when you can't ask a question of your leaders anymore, that gets scary,")
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To: NormsRevenge

Well this shows that women do get higher pay than men.


4 posted on 10/24/2008 11:14:46 AM PDT by DallasBiff
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To: NormsRevenge

Whatever that pay to keep Palin looking great, they are getting their money’s worth.


5 posted on 10/24/2008 11:15:06 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“McCain and his running mate have tried to douse a furor over how their side spent their money.”

Who’s business is this? Ask Hussein to produce his BIRTH CERTIFICATE. (Or find his Indonesian passport)


6 posted on 10/24/2008 11:15:09 AM PDT by aroostook war
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To: jla

Biden spends more on booze than his hair.


7 posted on 10/24/2008 11:15:26 AM PDT by library user
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To: NormsRevenge

where is this info coming from and why is it coming out now?

any information on where Nobama’s money is going??


8 posted on 10/24/2008 11:15:43 AM PDT by zwerni (*** PALIN/mccain 2008 ***)
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To: NormsRevenge

Policy advisors are cheap in Washington. Good stylists are hard to find.


9 posted on 10/24/2008 11:16:04 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Somewhere in Illinois, a community is missing its organizer.)
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To: jla

Never mind the stylists, how much did OBiden’s hair cost?


10 posted on 10/24/2008 11:16:28 AM PDT by Tarpon (Barack Obama will ban all the guns he has the votes for ...)
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To: NormsRevenge

So we were chided for joking about John Edwards’ haircuts because those were distractions....but the MSM now finds relevance in Palin’s hair and wardrobe


11 posted on 10/24/2008 11:16:50 AM PDT by Def Conservative (Run and hide 08)
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To: NormsRevenge

I fully expect to read tommorrow about how the Obama campaign is spending their money... NOT!


12 posted on 10/24/2008 11:16:57 AM PDT by SolidWood
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To: DallasBiff

Maybe this is the stylist who used to work for Edwards.


13 posted on 10/24/2008 11:17:08 AM PDT by skimbell (Life, Liberty and the pursuit of all who threaten either.)
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To: NormsRevenge

They’ve really painted themselves into a corner on this one. Attacking a woman’s hair and wardrobe looks sexist. Besides, every man knows that women’s hair and clothes cost more. It’s not news. By the same token, remember Kerry’s hair stylist flap? It just make the dems look like girly men.


14 posted on 10/24/2008 11:17:08 AM PDT by neodad (USS Vincennes (CG 49) "Freedom's Fortress")
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To: NormsRevenge

first her clothes and now her hair

just when you think the media couldn’t go any more to the sewer they do

obama is sitting in a terrorist home

obama used tax money to go to Kenya to support a radical killer

the list is endless but no wait Palins hairstylists got so much money

what a pathetic bunch of idiots we have now in the media


15 posted on 10/24/2008 11:18:57 AM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: NormsRevenge

The foreign policy adviser makes up the difference in tips.


16 posted on 10/24/2008 11:19:08 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: NormsRevenge

What is with all the hokie attacks??? We were told that THE ONE is going to win by over 500 electoral votes...so what is with all the panic from the Pravda media???


17 posted on 10/24/2008 11:19:40 AM PDT by Fred (The Democrat Party is the Nadir of Nihilism)
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To: SolidWood

$5.3 million for the Barackopolis. The libs should worry about their guy. We’ll worry about Sarah, thanks.


18 posted on 10/24/2008 11:20:13 AM PDT by Loyolas Mattman ("Oh, God Love Ya'...Stand Up for Chuck!!!" - Joe Biden)
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To: NormsRevenge

And the average female on McCain’s staff has higher salary than the average male and has a higher position. Why hasn’t our crack MSM discovered that?


19 posted on 10/24/2008 11:20:44 AM PDT by Chaguito
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To: neodad
$830,000.00 for stage and Lighting for Obama

Until Hillary called him out and its VOTER FRAUD TO ACORN.

20 posted on 10/24/2008 11:21:04 AM PDT by scooby321 (Cai)
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To: NormsRevenge

And Joe Biden still said something he should not have said. Talking about Sarah Palin will not change that.


21 posted on 10/24/2008 11:21:34 AM PDT by truthluva ("Character is doing the right thing even when no one is looking" - JC Watts)
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To: NormsRevenge

RUSH: Drive-By elites attack Sarah Palin and all of you.

Who Paid for Hillary's Pantsuits, Pelosi's Pearls, or Biden's Plugs?
22 posted on 10/24/2008 11:22:00 AM PDT by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: NormsRevenge

Gore hired a fashion stylist for 180,000.00 a year. Donna Brazille cut her pay to “only” 60,000.00.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2114316/posts


23 posted on 10/24/2008 11:22:19 AM PDT by icwhatudo (PALIN VID=========>>>>>http://www.overstream.net/view.php?oid=n1ronxelmtin<++++++++)
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To: aroostook war

produce his BIRTH CERTIFICATE. (Or find his Indonesian passport)

EXACTLY
how about the tax money to Kenya, how did he use money to go back to HI yesterday

what about supporting a killer and radical in Kenya

infact why no Kenya facts have been told

what about obama unable to produce where all of his money came from

the list is endless but the media go after her hair

this is just now pathetic


24 posted on 10/24/2008 11:22:24 AM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: jla
Palin Derangement Syndrome!

It's a series disease.

25 posted on 10/24/2008 11:22:37 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local House Republicans. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: zwerni

Well, we know for sure that michelle’s spending obama’s money on champagne and caviar brunches while lounging in ritzy hotels.


26 posted on 10/24/2008 11:23:40 AM PDT by Schnucki (Did acorn disenfranchise hillary primaries voters?)
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To: NormsRevenge
Her stylists know what they are doing . The policy advisers are McCain interpreters . Vote McCain he is not Hussein .
27 posted on 10/24/2008 11:24:03 AM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F/8 Cav)
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To: NormsRevenge

Actually that is a pretty smart campaign. The stylist will probably get more votes for the ticket than the policy wonks.


28 posted on 10/24/2008 11:24:57 AM PDT by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: NormsRevenge

Policy wonks are a dime a dozen.

A great Hairdresser should be coddled - tipped in gold - set on a pedestal and worshipped.

It is truly a crisis of major proportions when the person you trust with your hair, quits the salon and goes 50 miles away.

Viva All (really good) Hairdressers!

*tongue-in-cheek


29 posted on 10/24/2008 11:26:08 AM PDT by OpusatFR (Neither Republican or Democrat. Monarchist with allegience to The Only One.)
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To: Schnucki
Well, we know for sure that michelle’s spending obama’s money on champagne and caviar brunches while lounging in ritzy hotels.

FYI, the NY Post later had to print a retraction, since the story was not true.
30 posted on 10/24/2008 11:27:25 AM PDT by drjimmy
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To: NormsRevenge

Excuse me, but is this really important???????


31 posted on 10/24/2008 11:28:21 AM PDT by Cricket24 (Just one of those Conservative women!)
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To: NormsRevenge

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9B0DE3DB133BF930A35752C1A96F958260


32 posted on 10/24/2008 11:28:39 AM PDT by anniegetyourgun
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To: drjimmy

Yikes. I guess we don’t know that after all. :/


33 posted on 10/24/2008 11:31:15 AM PDT by Schnucki (Did acorn disenfranchise hillary primaries voters?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Is the stylist a contractor who hires additional contractors to complete other functions?

For example, Stylist A is paid by the McCain campaign for her services like a construction contractor. That person then pays 5 people to do X, 3 people to do Y, etc. Although on the report, it looks like you are hiring one person, you are actually hiring a service that employs many people.

Versus a campaign adviser is one person.


34 posted on 10/24/2008 11:33:01 AM PDT by mnehring (We Are Joe!)
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To: NormsRevenge

I’ll gladly pay twice as much for a skill rather than an opinion. Lefties think opinions are of value inherently rather than value judged.


35 posted on 10/24/2008 11:33:11 AM PDT by numberonepal (Don't Even Think About Treading On Me)
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To: NormsRevenge

Hairgate 2008 continues...


36 posted on 10/24/2008 11:33:42 AM PDT by InsensitiveConservative
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To: NormsRevenge

McCain doesn’t desperately NEED foreign policy advisors like Obama does. No wonder they think this is an outrage.

BTW, Sarah’s still as SMOKIN’ HOT as she ever was, SMOKIN’ HOT as she ever was....


37 posted on 10/24/2008 11:34:20 AM PDT by delphirogatio (Obama: Narcissistic Personality Disorder on Parade)
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To: Cricket24

Excuse me, but is this really important???????

To AP, Amalgamated Propaganda, it is. ;-)


38 posted on 10/24/2008 11:36:34 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... "You know, when you can't ask a question of your leaders anymore, that gets scary,")
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To: Miss Didi

I always notice Nancy Pelosi is wearing the largest pearls I’ve ever seen! And she wear the tahitian pearls that are gray, but are shiny and glow with differnt colors.
They are beautiful, and a regular size necklace of that type can cost $1,800.00, with the really good kinds $10,000 plus.
What would the HUGE pearl necklace cost?


39 posted on 10/24/2008 11:38:13 AM PDT by mw19
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To: andy58-in-nh
Policy advisors are cheap in Washington. Good stylists are hard to find.

ROTFLMAO!!! True! Very, very true! I have witnessed first hand what miracles a touch notch Hollywood makeup artist can do. It's worth the money.

40 posted on 10/24/2008 11:38:17 AM PDT by GipperGal
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To: jla

And....how much did John Edwards pay his < airquotes> Videographer < /airquoates>? $100,000?


41 posted on 10/24/2008 11:43:11 AM PDT by StayoutdaBushesWay
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To: NormsRevenge

So Obama is a socialist and Sarah has nice hair. Got it.


42 posted on 10/24/2008 11:45:10 AM PDT by TheFourthMagi
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To: manc

Do you object to Obama funneling American taxpayer dollars to his real native homeland of Kenya?


43 posted on 10/24/2008 11:47:25 AM PDT by TheFourthMagi
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To: NormsRevenge

So, the article is telling us that a white collar worker is always worth more than a blue collar worker...and the irony is that the media is trying to help a friggin MARXIST get elected. Elitism and class warfare is alive and well in the media.


44 posted on 10/24/2008 11:51:50 AM PDT by crazyhorse691 (McCain will screw the conservatives, but, Obama will screw the whole country.)
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To: NormsRevenge
How quickly we forget "Silky Pony" getting $1200 haircuts and holding up aircraft departures.
45 posted on 10/24/2008 11:56:22 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: NormsRevenge
http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2008/06/18/michelle-obama-applauds-hillary-clinton-on-the-view/

Discussing her personal style, Obama said it was “flattering” to be compared to former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. “It’s fun to look pretty,” she said, noting that mixes up her style with the assistance of Chicago-based stylist Maria Pinto.

46 posted on 10/24/2008 12:07:12 PM PDT by COUNTrecount (de Tocqueville ..."In a democracy the people get the government they deserve". ...)
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To: mw19
She has two 13mm South Sea pearl necklaces which are quite stunning and precious. Jackie and Barbara wore fakes, though—and looked just as good. ;)
47 posted on 10/24/2008 12:09:24 PM PDT by Miss Didi ("Good heavens, woman, this is a war not a garden party!" Dr. Meade, Gone with the Wind)
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To: Fred
"What is with all the hokie attacks??? We were told that THE ONE is going to win by over 500 electoral votes...so what is with all the panic from the Pravda media???"

The poor wretches in the media want to destroy Palin's character because she represents the greatest threat on earth to them. Sarah Palin's wonderful, glowing personna reflects on the dark souls of these wretches, and not liking what they see they prefer to extinguish the light rather than live with their guilt. Make no mistake about it, this battle goes beyond politics, it's a battle royale between the forces of good and evil. Now, perhaps, those Americans who wondered to themselves why government and the media have labored together this last generation to extinguish Christianity by criminalizing its public expression and marginalizing its benefit to us are beginning to see why. A country founded on Christian beliefs, morals and values, cannot long survive once those beliefs and values have been supplanted by secular humanism. People thought America was immune from major disasters, especially political upheaval.... now we know better. But is it too late?

48 posted on 10/24/2008 12:15:10 PM PDT by rangeryder (If a man says something in the woods, is he still wrong?)
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To: TheFourthMagi

do I object that obama used tax money to go to Kenya, ?
Do I object that obama would use American tax money to help Odinga?
Do I objest that obama would send American tax money to help Odinga’s govt

ER YES YES and YES


49 posted on 10/24/2008 12:15:12 PM PDT by manc (Marriage is between a man and a woman no sick MA,CT sham marriage end racism end affirmative action)
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To: Cricket24
Excuse me, but is this really important???????

Definitely it is important to the propagand wing of the DNC, the Mainstream Media.

50 posted on 10/24/2008 12:15:40 PM PDT by Travis T. OJustice (Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.)
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