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Witch hunter Michele Bachmann

Quotes From Michele Bachmann

Michelle Bachmann announced her candidacy for President yesterday. Right now polls show that Mitt Romney and Bachmann are the two front-runners for the Republican nomination. Not many people are familiar with Michelle Bachmann, so we thought we’d share some of her positions with you, in her own words.

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Enough, Again, about 9/11

We should not use, nor should we ever have used, 9/11 as a justification for U.S. atrocities overseas and the curtailing of civil rights at home.

Why Won’t Republicans Discuss Raising Taxes?

Why Won’t Republicans Discuss Raising Taxes?

Why won’t Republicans discuss raising tax revenues in their budget talks? There is an obvious, but overlooked answer. It’s not that the Republicans stand for lower taxes and smaller government, as they once did. But rather their reason is much more childish, simplistic, and sinister.

Many States Fail To Pass ‘Eligibility Requirements’ Laws To Run For President

Many States Fail To Pass ‘Eligibility Requirements’ Laws To Run For President

Legislatures across the country, many who don’t believe Obama is eligible to be President, have tried and failed to pass legislation that would make it harder for Presidential candidates to prove their citizenship. Many of the legislators attempting to pass these bills don’t believe President Obama is an American citizen.

Who should resign?

Who should resign?

President Ronald Reagan funneled money to death squads to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. Thousands of peasant farmers, native people, and others were killed in the process. I guess he resigned after that, right?

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The Children Republicans Leave Behind

Republicans claim to be the ‘pro-life’ party, but based on the policies they support it would seem they’re the ‘pro-birth’ party, since they continually cut from programs that help women and children who are living in poverty.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Our society treats politicians like celebrities, but is that a bad thing? Is treating our politicians like celebrities actually hurting our political process?

What A ‘Party’

What A ‘Party’

A timeline from the last 10 years showing how the Republican party is weak on terror, and on National Security.

Bad Bill of Goods: Why the Deficit?

Bad Bill of Goods: Why the Deficit?

According to the deficit-hawk’s version of conventional wisdom, any time the government borrows it must be bad for the nation. The small government zealot goes even further and declares that anytime the govt spends at all, it detracts from private enterprise. These ideas have overtaken much of our national debate. […]

Newt Gingrich: 23 Years of Quotes

Newt Gingrich: 23 Years of Quotes

Newt Gingrich has said some pretty wild things throughout his career. Here’s a list of some of the wacky things he’s said.

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America’s Enemies.

There is a surprising amount of people who do not know what or who OPEC is… so here it is… OPEC ( Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) is an intergovernmental organization of twelve developing countries made up of Algeria, Angola, Ecuador, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela.

Testing Force, from http://www.kidney-bingos.demon.co.uk/LPW2009/

How to Promote High Stakes Testing: Lie

The lies used to promote high takes testing and the liars who gain from lying to promote testing.

David Duke And The Problem With White Pride

David Duke And The Problem With White Pride

White Pride, white privilege, white prejudice and why it’s impossible to separate them..

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The Strangling Of Voting Rights

The Strangling Of Voting Rights

It’s happening in cities and states across the country. In 22 states, Republicans are determined to pass legislation that would effectively kill the voting rights of minorities, the poor, and college students.

The World Loves Obama

The World Loves Obama

Foreign Relations are becoming more and more important every day, as globalization proceeds faster than anyone could have ever imagined. After the eight disastrous Bush years, nearly the entire world hated the United States. From an immoral and illegal war to refusing to take part in climate change agreements, Bush generally made a mockery of everything people once saw the United States as standing for.

A Permanent Idiot Versus A “Temporary” President

A Permanent Idiot Versus A “Temporary” President

Sarah Palin referred to President Obama as a ‘temporary President’. What is worse, being a ‘temporary President’ or a permanent idiot?

Obama and Gaddafi from http://www.bruceonpolitics.com/2011/03/16/are-we-going-to-let-gaddafi-win/

Gaddafi is a Free Mason, Obama is Irish, and Progressives want Peace and Jobs for Everyone

We all see things through our own lens of perception, and current events are tinted not only by those that present the news, but those that perceive the news.

Republican Antichrists?

Republican Antichrists?

Well, after the buzz about the end of the world and the Rapture and all that, I guess I am feeling a bit ‘Bibley’ so this is my take on the ‘Republican Revolution’…

Huckabee and Nugent Wango Tango from http://thedailydeets.com/archives/47449

Republicans are Losing Their Best and Their Brightest

A satirical take on the ridiculous Republican options for President and why some have already dropped out.

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‘Deathers’ And Other Treasonous Republicans Embrace Bin Laden…

They are truly disgusting…these Republicans…these jealous ‘sour grapes’ Republicans. They are so mad that President Obama rubbed their faces in their own mess again…as he has done many times before.