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Palin: Pelosi telling 'tight-faced lie' on healthcare reform law waivers
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Posted on 05/19/2011 7:24:24 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Palin: Pelosi telling 'tight-faced lie' on healthcare reform law waivers By Jordan Fabian - 05/19/11 06:30 AM ET

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) on Wednesday accused House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) of telling a "tight-faced lie" in saying she had nothing to do with healthcare reform waivers granted to companies in her district.

During an appearance on Fox News's "Hannity," Palin echoed a quip made by comedian Dennis Miller that Pelosi was telling "a tight-faced lie" on the issue of the waivers — a reference to speculation that she had undergone plastic surgery.

"In the words of Dennis Miller today, who said on Fox in reference to something Nancy Pelosi said, what she is saying is a tight-faced lie," Palin said. "We cannot believe what it is she tells us now."

Palin is continuing her offensive against the former House Speaker over reports that a large number of San Francisco-area businesses got waivers, arguing they're an example of "crony capitalism."

But according to the company that managed the waiver applications, which is owned by a Republican, Pelosi had no influence over the waiver process.

Miller, a right-leaning comic and former "Saturday Night Live" star, originally made his joke on Fox News's "O'Reilly Factor."

"At this point in time, I can't tell if Nancy Pelosi is telling a bold-faced lie, or a two-faced lie, or a tight-faced lie. But I'll tell you this, I consider her to be the preeminent liar of her generation," he said.


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cultureofcorruption; miller; obamacare; palin; pelosi; waivers
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1 posted on 05/19/2011 7:24:27 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Pelosi is a prevaricator....


2 posted on 05/19/2011 7:25:31 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Sub-Driver

More like ...botox-faced lie... =.=


3 posted on 05/19/2011 7:26:17 AM PDT by cranked
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To: Sub-Driver

Is that a not-so-subtle reference to Nancy’s “enhancements”?


4 posted on 05/19/2011 7:26:46 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Sub-Driver

Palin needs to expand on the theme, explaining how unequal application of laws is how corrupt/leftist politicians derive their power.


5 posted on 05/19/2011 7:27:58 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

6 posted on 05/19/2011 7:30:45 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Sub-Driver

What a great line!


7 posted on 05/19/2011 7:32:17 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: Sub-Driver
But according to the company that managed the waiver applications, which is owned by a Republican, Pelosi had no influence over the waiver process.

Of course he has to say that. Otherwise he's admitting to a crime.............

8 posted on 05/19/2011 7:32:30 AM PDT by Red Badger (Jesus said there is no marriage in Heaven. That's why they call it Heaven............)
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9 posted on 05/19/2011 7:32:32 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: Sub-Driver

Finally, Sarah is learning. fight fire with fire.

Now if she would address the Leftist like JAY LENO referring to American ingenuity as WHITE TRASH.


10 posted on 05/19/2011 7:32:32 AM PDT by Marty62 (Marty60)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Yes. Absolutely. I can lie, I mean 'talk', without losing my smile."
11 posted on 05/19/2011 7:32:41 AM PDT by The Bronze Titan
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Miller hates Pelosi with a passion.

This is funny.


12 posted on 05/19/2011 7:33:17 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: Sub-Driver
But according to the company that managed the waiver applications, which is owned by a Republican, Pelosi had no influence over the waiver process.

Company that managed the applications? WTH does that mean?

13 posted on 05/19/2011 7:33:47 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: MrB
Is that a not-so-subtle reference to Nancy’s “enhancements”?

Like a vampire needs a steady supply of blood, the bloodsucker from San Fran needs a steady supply of botox. Or this happens:


14 posted on 05/19/2011 7:36:20 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: MrB
Is that a not-so-subtle reference to Nancy’s “enhancements”?

"Bald-faced lie" would be the common term... and I'm noticing Sarah using more common vernacular lately. "Lame-stream media" etc. I love Sarah, but that's not terribly Presidential. I always saw her as being better than that. Maybe 3 straight years of unconscionable media attacks will do that to a person. Sad.

15 posted on 05/19/2011 7:38:56 AM PDT by Teacher317 (really?)
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To: Sub-Driver
But according to the company that managed the waiver applications, which is owned by a Republican, Pelosi had no influence over the waiver process.

Someone who managed the applications has ZERO meaningful insight into the waiver approval process.

16 posted on 05/19/2011 7:39:34 AM PDT by VRWCmember
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To: Sub-Driver

Sarah, please, leave the clever insults to the comedians. Dennis Miller got it out there. You be above all that. You’re better than that... and Lord knows we need a Lady in the White House again.


17 posted on 05/19/2011 7:41:25 AM PDT by Teacher317 (really?)
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To: Teacher317

I think most conservatives are looking for the “fighter/statesman”. Just look at the attention and support anyone who “mans up” gets from the right.


18 posted on 05/19/2011 7:44:31 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Sub-Driver

I heard it when Palin said it on Hannity. It worked for Miller; it was part of a good zing on a dishonest politician. I didn’t think it worked for Palin, though. It seemed catty, something that will turn-off some women. There’s a fine line to walk when criticizing another woman’s looks, even someone as despicable as Nancy Pelosi.


19 posted on 05/19/2011 7:45:38 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: Sub-Driver
"...a reference to speculation that she had undergone plastic surgery."

Speculation???? Sort of like the "speculation" that the Pope is Catholic.

20 posted on 05/19/2011 7:46:22 AM PDT by circlecity (')
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To: Sub-Driver

A video of Pelosi shown on Fox this AM showed her body language to be one of a person totally smarting under the loss of power that she has experienced lately. She was a mean looking female dog. It would not be nice to get in her way especially since the heat about the San Francisco waivers to ObamaKare flared up.


21 posted on 05/19/2011 7:48:40 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: FourPeas

Face it - no conservative male politician could get away with a reference to a female politician’s looks.


22 posted on 05/19/2011 7:48:43 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Teacher317

You are listening to the ‘lame-stream’ media too much.I have two post-college degrees and find Sarah and her language very refreshing.Too many conservatives are letting the ‘lame-stream’ media set OUR AGENDA.We had enough of this last time.Sarah supports our conservative agenda better than most of the Republican candidates.


23 posted on 05/19/2011 7:54:31 AM PDT by ardara
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To: ardara
Gov Palin will minimize and lampoon the opposition at every opportunity. That is their soft underbelly. Especially Obie. Nancy will get mad, but Obama will eventually explode.
24 posted on 05/19/2011 7:56:58 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: Sub-Driver

Matching the list of waivers with campaign donations to Obama and Democrats in Congress should show a rather large correlation. This is just Chicago politics...we take care of our friends and punish anyone who opposes us.


25 posted on 05/19/2011 7:59:10 AM PDT by The Great RJ (1`1)
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To: Teacher317

So, what term do you use to refer to the “lamestream” media?Seriously, that’s a real question.


26 posted on 05/19/2011 8:00:41 AM PDT by ngat
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To: Teacher317

Oh please! (as my eyes rolled)

The whole interview was great and that small zing was nothing, it’s about time someone tell it like it is


27 posted on 05/19/2011 8:03:41 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Sub-Driver

But according to the company that managed the waiver applications, which is owned by a Republican, Pelosi had no influence over the waiver process.

Did anyone catch this? We have to peel this onion! Why would the government have to hire a firm to handle healthcare waiver applications? How much are they being paid? Who’s vote got bought to establish this company who manages healthcare waiver applications? What do we have DHHS agency for?


28 posted on 05/19/2011 8:05:04 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: blackdog

Yeah, it is a statement without context and needs further explanation.


29 posted on 05/19/2011 8:06:58 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: Sub-Driver

how about pelosi’s lobbyist husband?


30 posted on 05/19/2011 8:09:44 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: The Great RJ

“It’s not what you know, it’s what you can prove” - Training Day


31 posted on 05/19/2011 8:11:01 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Teacher317

I disagree. Candidates and politicians being “above all that” results in what happened to President Bush. The “new tone” and not taking it to the socialist idiots was all about being “above all that”. How did that work out again? Ridiculing the ‘Rat idiots mercilessly at every opportunity is absolutely the way to go.


32 posted on 05/19/2011 8:11:30 AM PDT by jospehm20
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To: blackdog
The company that manages the waiver apps do not grant the waivers...is that right? So,what does it matter what party affiliation the owner espouses? And i'm with you on this one...why is there an outside company to handle waiver apps?
33 posted on 05/19/2011 8:13:23 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee ("Criticism......brings attention to an unhealthy state of things"-Winston Churchill)
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To: longtermmemmory
If you are an employee of company A, and company A requests and is granted a waiver, wouldn't an employee of company A have standing to file suit claiming harm because they cannot participate in Obamacare?

Just asking? I'm sure you would be fired from your job for doing it, but then that's a double suit.

34 posted on 05/19/2011 8:14:46 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: gimme1ibertee
My guess is that if an outside company "manages" healthcare waiver applications, that they are a private company and thus do not have to comply with FOIA requests. Loose lips if ya know............

That company may also be the farm team for a single payer nationalized plan and are just getting practice at making political decisions on individual healthcare which can be shielded from political consequences.

35 posted on 05/19/2011 8:20:29 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Company that managed the applications? WTH does that mean?

Good catch. What does it mean? Is is a private company? or a government agency? If private, who owns it? Affiliation? Has this company/ agency handled ALL waiver applications? I wonder how we can get some answers.


36 posted on 05/19/2011 8:32:16 AM PDT by Josephat
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To: Teacher317

Sarah is REAL and reacts like most of us do to the daily assaults inflicted on our once great nation. She speaks for us AND she speaks like us AND a whole lot of us like her for it. Style over substance has has us in a world of hurt. I’ll take substance over style every time and Sarah is a woman of substance. Pray that we are smart enough to give her the chance to lead us back to a world of sanity.


37 posted on 05/19/2011 8:42:12 AM PDT by Josephat
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To: Teacher317

Sad!?! Sad was GWB ‘being above it all’ and NEVER fighting back. Sad is any and all criticisms of the Regime being called ‘RAAACIST!’ Sad is $4 a gallon gas and milk.

Calling out the crony capitilism and quid pro quos of the left, is happy! Using the Alinsky tactic of isolating; ridiculing Nancy Pelosi is, in addition to great theatre, politically brilliant. Put the dimmest Dims on the defensive side for a change..

As always...Well done Palin.


38 posted on 05/19/2011 8:45:17 AM PDT by PennsylvaniaMom (Just call me SOME WOMAN with an email account.)
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To: Teacher317

I disagree. She simply told it like it is. “Tight-faced lie” is just exactly what it is, so why sugar coat it? It’s about time someone uses the leftist Alinsy-drones’ own tactics on these evil people! For too long conservatives had always tried to play nice and “be above it” and where has that gotten us? I put Sarah’s calling Nancy a “tight-faced liar” in the same category as Andrew Breitbart telling the union thugs and leftist counter-protesters in Madison to “go to hell. No seariously, go to hell.” Harsh words that needed to be said without the sugar coating.


39 posted on 05/19/2011 8:49:43 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: FourPeas

My wife laughed her arse off!


40 posted on 05/19/2011 8:50:37 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: FourPeas

My wife laughed her arse off!


41 posted on 05/19/2011 8:51:01 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: PennsylvaniaMom

I am starting to think that Palin is the most astute politician we have seen in a long time, if ever. I do believe it is her faith in God and reliance on His guidance that will afford us a glimpse of political genius.


42 posted on 05/19/2011 8:53:25 AM PDT by Josephat
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To: JaguarXKE; FourPeas
My wife laughed her arse off!

So did mine... And I find it funny that the PDSers are relegated to defending Pelsoi over Palin. LOL!
43 posted on 05/19/2011 9:01:15 AM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: Red Badger
Of course he has to say that. Otherwise he's admitting to a crime.............

He also does not know all the points in the line at which pressure can be applied, nor by how many people removed from Pelosi. To see that many waiver from her pig pen, and to suggest no influence on the process, is simply to willfully deny the obvious.

It's raining out, my floor is wet ... nah, my roof doesn't leak.

44 posted on 05/19/2011 9:03:51 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (An election is not a (national) suicide pact.)
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To: Teacher317

Maybe, but I don’t mind a mean lady when it comes to Obama and his many cronies.


45 posted on 05/19/2011 9:05:43 AM PDT by altura ( Palin/Ryan--or Palin/Cain ---or Palin/anybody .)
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To: Sub-Driver

Waivers you have to be in the Obama club to obtain them.


46 posted on 05/19/2011 9:09:38 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: CyberAnt; libbylu; gymbeau; JerseyDvl; Absolutely Nobama; Aroostook25; taildragger; Bockscar; ...
(((((PING)))))
47 posted on 05/19/2011 9:10:07 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: FourPeas

The fine lines get filled with Botox - fake and artificial - “To each his own”.
But society has this weird view of what is “Presidential”.
Personally I see through the face mask of one trying to be “Presidential”. I prefer the little wrinkles because it shows the real person. Try not to view Sarah’s wrinkles as catty, but see them as honesty!


48 posted on 05/19/2011 9:26:48 AM PDT by savage woman
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To: nutmeg

bookmark


49 posted on 05/19/2011 9:27:47 AM PDT by nutmeg
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To: Sub-Driver
say what you want about Palin but she does know how to drive a media cycle. this I think is one of her greatest weapons if nominated. she has the ability to frame the narrative regardless of what the MSM wishes that narrative to be. and she has this ability because of her 520k tweeter followers and 3 million facebook friends. regardless of if the media reports on it or not the truth gets out.
50 posted on 05/19/2011 9:29:59 AM PDT by unseen1
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