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Nancy Pelosi retreating from insinuations of new dirt on Newt Gingrich.
Redstate ^ | 12/5/2011 | Moe Lane

Posted on 12/05/2011 6:46:50 PM PST by TBBT

For those who missed it:

Last Friday Nancy Pelosi told Talking Points Memo that she had all sorts of investigative dirt available on current GOP frontrunner Newt Gingrich. Specifically, “I know a lot about him. I served on the investigative committee that investigated him, four of us locked in a room in an undisclosed location for a year. A thousand pages of his stuff.” So… Newt Gingrich responded today by thanking Pelosi for the early Christmas present and noting “…if she’s suggesting she’s going to use material that she developed while she was on the ethics committee, that is a fundamental violation of the rules of the House and I would hope that members would immediately file charges against her the second she does it.” Annnnnd now we’re being told (via Weasel Zippers) – it would be cruel* of me to use the word ‘frantically’ – that what the former Speaker of the House really meant by her comments to TPM was that there was plenty of public record information about Newt Gingrich available. Not that there was any private dirt. Nope. Not at all. Representative Pelosi then went on to reveal that the Red Sox had won the 2004 World Series and that Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been indicted on felony charges.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: newt; pelosi
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Pelosi. Mental Midget....

Oh, and let's not forget those Crazy Eyes...

1 posted on 12/05/2011 6:46:53 PM PST by TBBT
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Hey Bela, how much money did you and your husband make with "insider trading" info while you were "deeming" health care laws?
2 posted on 12/05/2011 6:51:07 PM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: TBBT

I’m having so much fun tonight! LOL!!!! Pelosio takes her broom and retreats with her flying monkeys! YAHOOO!


3 posted on 12/05/2011 6:55:08 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather ("Kick The Communists Out Of Your Govt. And Don't Accept Their Goodies"-Yuri Bezmenov-KGB Defector)
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To: TBBT

Botox poisoning does terrible things to the brain.


4 posted on 12/05/2011 6:55:19 PM PST by txrefugee
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To: TBBT

The community college I work for sent out a paper to inform us of words we can no longer use and I’m afraid the the terms “mental” and “midget” were on the list.

The politically correct term would be “intellectually challenged” and “person of short stature”

So , Nancy Pelosi is an intellectually challenged individual of short stature.

Doesn’t have quite the same feel now, does it.


5 posted on 12/05/2011 6:55:36 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: TBBT

Nanners should stay out of it for her own self interest. That mud slinging goes both ways and she’s not ivory snow clean either.


6 posted on 12/05/2011 6:57:12 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: TBBT

Some FReepers mentioned yesterday that Pelosi was breaking the law if she released anything from the meeting she was talking. FReepers, for the most part, know of what they speak.


7 posted on 12/05/2011 6:57:19 PM PST by calex59
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Pelosi's Deer in the Headlight Look
8 posted on 12/05/2011 6:57:32 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: TBBT

Isn’t it refreshing to have someone who hits back at Pelosi, and within a half day?? Now THAT is HARDBALL. Good for Newt! Call her on her threat to illegally disclose investigation materials, and throwing her weight around as if Newt should give her pass like the RINO establishment does. Not one of the establishment defends Newt against dirty tricks Nancy, yet it was he who paved their careers in 1994 with a blow out victory after FORTY YEARS of socialist control!!!!


9 posted on 12/05/2011 6:57:32 PM PST by RitaOK (Rasmussen- the polling standard for accuracy.)
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To: TBBT

I hate her with the fire of a thousand suns.


10 posted on 12/05/2011 6:58:56 PM PST by steel_resolve
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To: calex59

Nancy forgets that Newt knows the laws. She isn’t messing around with some idiot.


11 posted on 12/05/2011 6:59:50 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: steel_resolve

Let’s whack her upside the head with the gavel:)


12 posted on 12/05/2011 7:01:08 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: TBBT

The Queen of White Liberal Trash...


13 posted on 12/05/2011 7:01:56 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland ( Obama, President of the Democrats and Joe Biden, VP are the top morons of the DNC.)
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To: TBBT

Nan should have learned to be more cautious around wringers


14 posted on 12/05/2011 7:02:11 PM PST by bigbob
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To: KosmicKitty

Cerebrial fecalosis should work as those are precise medical terms.


15 posted on 12/05/2011 7:03:20 PM PST by dmcnash (y)
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To: TBBT

Heh heh heh. Newt basically said “bring it on be-ay-tch.” And she’s left saying “never mind.” Love it.


16 posted on 12/05/2011 7:04:07 PM PST by mockingbyrd
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"..four of us locked in a room in an undisclosed location for a year. A thousand pages of his stuff.”

Wow four people spent a year going over 1,000 pages of his 'stuff'. They must be some real sharp cookies to get through almost three pages a day.

17 posted on 12/05/2011 7:04:52 PM PST by Baynative (The penalty for not participating in politics is you will be governed by your inferiors.)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

The Queen of White Liberal Trash...
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Yep. But in her case. She doesn’t come ‘cheap’. You would have to tie a ‘McKinley’ on a string and drag it through The Hamptons. ;-) No different, really.


18 posted on 12/05/2011 7:07:06 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (A MUST WATCH: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KeOLurcQaqI)
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To: TBBT

All Newt has to do is promise a detailed investigation on Nanzi’s financial dealings since coming to Washington.


19 posted on 12/05/2011 7:07:51 PM PST by ez ("Abashed the Devil stood and felt how awful goodness is." - Milton, "Paradise Lost")
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To: katiedidit1

” Nancy forgets that Newt knows the laws. She isn’t messing around with some idiot. “ <<

Two Titans. Two Speakers.
Refreshing, I say again, REFRESHING! Isn’t if a wonderful thing to have someone, FINALLY, who is willing and able to play smash mouth politics, within the hour practically, who has the inside track on knowledge and timing. Newt is just the coolest Speaker for our side in half a century?


20 posted on 12/05/2011 7:08:11 PM PST by RitaOK (Rasmussen- the polling standard for accuracy.)
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To: katiedidit1
wickedwitch
21 posted on 12/05/2011 7:08:36 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather ("Kick The Communists Out Of Your Govt. And Don't Accept Their Goodies"-Yuri Bezmenov-KGB Defector)
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To: TBBT

Neut whining about someone else’s ethical lapses is nothing short of comical.


22 posted on 12/05/2011 7:08:53 PM PST by stormer
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To: TBBT

Checked.


23 posted on 12/05/2011 7:10:13 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: KosmicKitty
So , Nancy Pelosi is an intellectually challenged individual of short stature. Doesn’t have quite the same feel now, does it.Actually, in this case, they do.

Actually, in this case it does.

24 posted on 12/05/2011 7:10:18 PM PST by paudio (0bama is like a bad mechanic who couldn't fix your car - he just makes it worse. Get somebody else!)
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To: Baynative

union work


25 posted on 12/05/2011 7:10:58 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: TBBT
Pelosi. Mental Midget....
Oh, and let's not forget those Crazy Eyes...

And let's not forget those disjointed, irritating hand gestures which never seem to be sinc'd to her mouth. A cyborg?

26 posted on 12/05/2011 7:15:15 PM PST by Publius6961 (My world was lovely, until it was taken over by parasites.)
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To: TBBT

Newt Pelosi can Biden me.


27 posted on 12/05/2011 7:16:55 PM PST by Fester Chugabrew (minds change)
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She deserves Newt. Newt is channeling Cujo now.


28 posted on 12/05/2011 7:19:41 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (Sometimes progressives find their scripture in the penumbra of sacred bathroom stall writings (Tzar))
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To: TBBT

OMG Shivers that thought “four of us locked in a room in an undisclosed location for a year.” I think being locked up with her can drive a person to jump out the window or do something drastic.


29 posted on 12/05/2011 7:19:44 PM PST by Patriot Babe
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I remember that photo as if it were yesterday...OBAMACARE. They were so “open” and fair including republicans...I detest Pelosi


30 posted on 12/05/2011 7:20:47 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: TBBT

For anyone wondering why Newt is at the top of the heap (for the time being) - just read how he took Pelosi apart in this episode.


31 posted on 12/05/2011 7:23:00 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright (Moderator of Florida Tea Party Convention Presidential Debate)
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To: RitaOK

Hi RitaOK, LOOK at the difference in Newt’s speech when he became Speaker of the House and his actions vs what we know Nancy Pelosi did.
Sorry it is a bit long...but talk about a refreshing reminder of the man Newt is..
On the first day of the 104th Congress the new Republican majority will immediately pass the following reforms aimed at restoring the faith and trust of the American people in their government: •
First, require all laws that apply to the rest of the country also to apply equally to the Congress.


Second, select a major, independent auditing firm to conduct a comprehensive audit of the Congress for waste, fraud or abuse.


Third, cut the number of House committees and cut committee staffs by a third.


Fourth, limit the terms of all committee chairs.


Fifth, ban the casting of proxy votes in committees.


Sixth, require committee meetings to be open to the public.


Seven, require a three-fifths majority vote to pass a tax increase.


Eight, guarantee an honest accounting of our federal budget by implementing zero baseline budgeting.


We then say that within the first 100 days of the 104th Congress we shall bring to the House floor the following bills, each to be given full and open debate, each to be given a full and clear vote, and each to be immediately available for inspection. We made it available that day. We listed 10 items.

A balanced budget amendment and line-item veto,


A bill to stop violent criminals, emphasizing among other things an effective and enforceable death penalty.


Third was welfare reform.


Fourth, legislation protecting our kids.


Fifth was to provide tax cuts for families.


Sixth was a bill to strengthen our national defense.


Seventh was a bill to raise the senior citizens` earning limit.


Eighth was legislation rolling back Government regulations.


Ninth was a commonsense legal reform bill, and


tenth was congressional term limits legislation.

Our commitment on our side, and this is an absolute obligation, is first of all to work today until we are done. I know that is going to inconvenience people who have families and supporters. But we were hired to do a job, and we have to start today to prove we will do it. Second, I would say to our friends in the Democratic Party that we are going to work with you, and we are really laying out a schedule working with the minority leader to make sure that we can set dates certain to go home. That does mean that if 2 or 3 weeks out we are running short we will, frankly, have longer sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. We will try to work this out on a bipartisan basis to, in a workmanlike way, get it done. It is going to mean the busiest early months since 1933.


32 posted on 12/05/2011 7:23:32 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: RitaOK
"Good for Newt! Call her on her threat to illegally disclose investigation materials, and throwing her weight around"

Wonder how we will stop her from leaking the garbage?

Better to just jail her now and save the trouble of inditing her.

33 posted on 12/05/2011 7:27:51 PM PST by garjog
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To: katiedidit1

I guess that first one should be amended to: First, require all laws (except insider trading) that apply to the rest of the country apply equally to Congress.


34 posted on 12/05/2011 7:29:25 PM PST by Fledermaus (I'll vote for Mitt Romney when Hell freezes over. He's as bad or worse than Zero.)
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To: Patriot Babe

Yeah, I would probably have had to strangle the creature.


35 posted on 12/05/2011 7:34:28 PM PST by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: TBBT

Well, it would be time to keep a close eye on what is public and not-public from those investigations. If there is one whiff of not-public, it’s time to take Nancy’s oversized gavel and play some Whack-A-Mole.


36 posted on 12/05/2011 7:34:50 PM PST by Tench_Coxe
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37 posted on 12/05/2011 7:38:50 PM PST by Razzz42
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To: Tench_Coxe

Just by threatening to reveal confidential information, she has already committed an ethics breach.

Among many other breaches.


38 posted on 12/05/2011 7:41:46 PM PST by zipper (espions sur les occupants)
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To: TBBT

Karma.

39 posted on 12/05/2011 7:42:49 PM PST by 6323cd
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To: katiedidit1

I would think Pelosi might consider there is not much dirt about Newt that has not already been brought up. I would not think there can be much left that would not be a rerun.


40 posted on 12/05/2011 7:44:28 PM PST by handmade
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Wow, you know something the rest of us including the House Ethics Committee don't know?

Nah! Your just making stuff up like most Newt haters.

From Wikipedia--not exactly a bastion of Newt and Republican propaganda--but at least they, unlike you, get this right.
"Eighty-four ethics charges were filed against Speaker Gingrich during his term, including claiming tax-exempt status for a college course run for political purposes. Following an investigation by the House Ethics Committee Gingrich was sanctioned US$300,000. Gingrich acknowledged in January 1997 that "In my name and over my signature, inaccurate, incomplete and unreliable statements were given to the committee". The House Ethics Committee concluded that inaccurate information supplied to investigators represented "intentional or ... reckless" disregard of House rules.

Special Counsel James M. Cole concluded that Gingrich violated federal tax law and had lied to the ethics panel in an effort to force the committee to dismiss the complaint against him. The full committee panel did not agree whether tax law had been violated and left that issue up to the IRS. In 1999, the IRS cleared the organizations connected with the "Renewing American Civilization" courses under investigation for possible tax violations."
All of the ethics charges were dropped and what they finally charged him with is that he filed false statements in response to those charges in at least one case. That's it. He wasn't censured, wasn't found in violation of any ethics rules, and agreed to pay the House the $300,000 to compensate for the expenses incurred by the inaccurate information he provided.
41 posted on 12/05/2011 7:44:35 PM PST by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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This is amazing. It didn’t even occur to her that revealing this information would be prohibited by House rules, let alone, unethical on its face. Yet she sits on the House Ethics Committee. Unbelievable! Newt should call for a House ethics investigation of Pelosi to determine how much confidential information she has improperly (illegally?) disseminated since she has been on the committee.


42 posted on 12/05/2011 7:50:49 PM PST by Avid Coug
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Well, he did say it was an early xmas present.


43 posted on 12/05/2011 7:53:27 PM PST by Razzz42
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To: stormer

But not as comical as your whining about him.


44 posted on 12/05/2011 7:57:54 PM PST by arrogantsob (Obama must Go.)
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To: TBBT
Nancy does kind of serve a purpose during the Winter months.

If she says something that sounds right, it's time to check the batteries in your CO detectors.

45 posted on 12/05/2011 7:58:23 PM PST by tacticalogic
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To: Sudetenland

Why don’t you reread your highlighted text.


46 posted on 12/05/2011 8:01:40 PM PST by stormer
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To: KosmicKitty
The community college I work for sent out a paper to inform us of words we can no longer use...politically correct...

Whatever. I'll bet those "politically correct" speakers feel free to use the most vile filthy invectives with impunity.

Typical RATs.

47 posted on 12/05/2011 8:10:50 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: TBBT
Pelosi, the 60th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has added more to the national debt than the first 57 House speakers combined.

At the close of business on Jan. 4, 2007, Pelosi’s first day as speaker, the national debt was $8,670,596,242,973.04 (8.67 trillion), according to the Bureau of the Public Debt, a division of the U.S. Treasury Department. At the close of business on Oct. 22, it stood at $13,667,983,325,978.31 (13.67 trillion), an increase of 4,997,387,083,005.27 (or approximately $5 trillion).

The $4.997-trillion increase in the national debt since she took the gavel is more debt than the federal government amassed from the speakership of Rep. Frederick Muhlenberg\ of Pennsylvania, who became the first speaker of the House on April 1, 1789, to the start of the speakership of Rep. Newt Gingrich of Georgia, the 58th speaker, who took up the gavel on Jan. 4, 1995.

Under Pelosi’s watch the national debt skyrocketed.

Under Pelosi’s watch Congress adjourned without passing a budget for the first time since 1974.

Under Pelosi’s watch the number of women in congress was reduced to numbers reminiscent of the 1970s.

Under Pelosi’s watch the democRAT party was handed its biggest losses in generations.

By any reasonable or measurable standard, Nancy Pelosi, as a leader, was a colossal failure.

She was great at one thing though, creating jobs for Republican lawmakers.

48 posted on 12/05/2011 8:16:11 PM PST by South40 (Just say NO to pro-ILLEGAL alien RINOS!)
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To: TBBT

Someone told her (Newt I think) that if she discloses some of that information, which is confidential, she could be subject to severe, possibly criminal, penalties.


49 posted on 12/05/2011 8:22:09 PM PST by Signalman
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.”.......Somewhere in Chicago the call went out to get a large dog muzzle and chain with Nancy P engraved on them.”

What Pelosi is doing with that comment is arming her partners the press...who will be taking the Information and hounding Newt with endless questions that have already been answwered many times over. Their work for Bambi will be to stain Newt with the questions over and over until what the uninformed voter will know about Newt is formed by the questions.....

this from a poster on The Hill


50 posted on 12/05/2011 8:32:03 PM PST by caww
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