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LeDaro: Michele Bachmann for the president of U.S

The well qualified candidate for the president is missing this time. She would have defeated Donald Trump. . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Michele Bachmann for the president of U.S

LeDaro: Does Michele Bachman have Swiss citizenship or not?

Ed Shultz of MSNBC clarifies the confusion. He does a good job of it. Watch the video below:

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Does Michele Bachman have Swiss citizenship or not?

Progressive Proselytizing: The importance of fundamentals for a stable nomination race

For any analyst, covering this GOP Presidential Nominee race is a humbling experience. Almost everybody – myself included – has made bad predictions. It has been so wildly unpredictable and erratic experiencing swings up and down in the polls for almost every candidate. While the eventual winner, Mitt Romney, has long been relatively clear, exactly . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: The importance of fundamentals for a stable nomination race

One Town’s War on Gay Teens | #uspoli #lgbt

One Town’s War on Gay Teens | Politics News | Rolling Stone:

“Asked on a radio program whether the anti-gay agenda of her ilk bore any responsibility for the bullying and suicides, Barb Anderson, co-author of the original “No Homo Promo,” held fast to her principles, blaming pro-gay groups for the tragedies. She explained that . . . → Read More: One Town’s War on Gay Teens | #uspoli #lgbt

gay persons of color: The Great American Republican Bully Movement

Sometimes the complexity of the American Republican circus can be more readily understood by clearing the pollution of campaign rhetoric and seeing a consistent strategy present in most Republican candidates currently hoping to lead the party into victory at the 2012 U.S. presidential elections. This approach, at its rudimentary level, is nothing short of an . . . → Read More: gay persons of color: The Great American Republican Bully Movement

Progressive Proselytizing: Iowa ABC GOP Nomination Debate Analysis

The following is an assortment of unordered commentary on the people, politics and policies from the Iowa ABC/Yahoo GOP nomination debate.

Gingrich vs Romney et al: This was the first debate where Gingrich was now a clear front runner and it showed by many people going after him much as they did against Herman . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Iowa ABC GOP Nomination Debate Analysis

Progressive Proselytizing: GOP Leadership Contest: The Likeability Factor

Pundits seem to love to profess multitudes of differing explanations for the see-sawing GOP leadership contest that has seen, respectively, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, Herman Cain and now Newt Gingrich surge to the front of the pack in challenging Mitt Romney. These alternative explanations range from the simple to the complex, the realistic to . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: GOP Leadership Contest: The Likeability Factor

Montreal Simon: What do Bachmann and Kenney Have in Common?

Michele Bachmann believes that gays should be able to get married as long as they marry somebody of the opposite sex.

Jane Schmidt, a student at Waverly High School, in Waverly, Iowa, recently asked Michele Bachmann, “Why can’t same-sex couples get married?”

“They can get married,” Bachmann responded, “but they abide by the same . . . → Read More: Montreal Simon: What do Bachmann and Kenney Have in Common?

Michele Bachmann theme on Fallon: ‘Lyin’ Ass Bitch’

Somehow I think Fallon, his producer and especially song chooser and band leader ?uestlove are in big trouble. Aside from the obvious sexism of the title, Bachmann and her aides, rightbloggers, and conservative pundits are bound to jump on this as a sign not just of a ‘liberal bias’ but further proof to the right . . . → Read More: Michele Bachmann theme on Fallon: ‘Lyin’ Ass Bitch’

Progressive Proselytizing: Thoughts on the Nevada GOP debate

This post is a collection of miscellaneous thoughts regarding the Nevada GOP nomination debate. There is no particular order or theme.  Cain and 9-9-9: In the previous New Hampshire debate, just after Herman Cain’s ascendancy in the polls, he sp… . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Thoughts on the Nevada GOP debate

Red Tory v.3.0.3: 999 = 666?

Like a stopped clock, it turns out that Michele Bachmann may well have been correct when she awkwardly quipped in the most recent Republican debate that “the devil is in the details” regarding Herman Cain’s ludicrous “9-9-9” plan for overhauling … Continue reading . . . → Read More: Red Tory v.3.0.3: 999 = 666?

LeDaro: Herman Cain and his 9-9-9 song or plan

I watched the GOP presidential candidates’ debate on October 11, 2011. Herman Cain was at it again. This time he got his song of 9-9-9 right,, or is that his plan? Mike Huckabee is on guitar and Michele Bachmann is in the audience, she joins in the s… . . . → Read More: LeDaro: Herman Cain and his 9-9-9 song or plan

Progressive Proselytizing: Herman Cain’s 9,9,9 plan, concision, and the rest of the GOP nomination field

One of the problems with the mass media is the need for concision; that is, the need to be able to explain oneself within the very short periods of time one gets on TV (and other mediums). One is thus constrained to only saying very simple ideas or by … . . . → Read More: Progressive Proselytizing: Herman Cain’s 9,9,9 plan, concision, and the rest of the GOP nomination field

Small Government!

When people like Michele Bachmann (R-Batshit) jabber inanely about “small government”, what they mean is government so small it can crawl up your vagina and do an ultrasound of the contents of your womb: Republican presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) proposed a bill on Thursday that would force women in the early stages of […] . . . → Read More: Small Government!

Red Tory v.3.0.3: Michele Bachmann: Bad Lip-reading

The crazy-eyed congresswoman from Minnesota tries to stay focused while outlining her campaign “strategy”… I’d love to see some Canadian versions of these BLR videos. Come on tech-savvy political junkies – get on the case! . . . → Read More: Red Tory v.3.0.3: Michele Bachmann: Bad Lip-reading

DeSmogBlog: Michele Bachmann Envisions a World Without Food Industry Safety Standards

shutterstock_79460026.jpg Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann believes that the government needs to stay out of the business of protecting the foods we eat. At a campaign stop this… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Michele Bachmann Envisions a World Without Food Industry Safety Standards

DeSmogBlog: James Powell: Science Denial Is Not Free

Powell-Inquisition of Climate Science.jpeg The following post is from James Powell, author of The Inquisition of Climate Science. This is the first post in a 3-part series. It originall… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: James Powell: Science Denial Is Not Free

DeSmogBlog: Solyndra Solar Panel Corporation Scandal Ablaze – ThinkProgress Sets Record Straight

Obama:Bush.jpg The ongoing scandal continues to blaze at Solyndra. Solyndra Corporation, a San Francisco Bay area solar panel start-up company, is under fire in the immediate aftermath of its Aug… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog: Solyndra Solar Panel Corporation Scandal Ablaze – ThinkProgress Sets Record Straight

Rollins down the river: can’t take the crazy anymore

“Whew.”In a move that will no doubt be a relief to both the departing staff and to Michele Bachmann herself, campaign chief Ed Rollins and a top deputy have left Bachmann’s team.Citing the usual ‘health reasons’, Rollins could no longer hold Bachmann’s… . . . → Read More: Rollins down the river: can’t take the crazy anymore

Red Tory v.3.0.3: God’s Stimulus?

Contrary to Michele Bachmman’s belief that last week’s “Hurriquake” was a sign from God to curb federal government spending, it would seem that tens of billions of dollars will now be required to fix the widespread damage to infrastructure along … Continue reading . . . → Read More: Red Tory v.3.0.3: God’s Stimulus?

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: The Republican War on Science Returns

republican war.jpg As author of the 2005 book The Republican War on Science, I’ve watched recent developments in the presidential race with fascination. It is not exactly news that man… . . . → Read More: DeSmogBlog – Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: The Republican War on Science Returns

Karl Rove: Sarah Palin will run

The shiny mettle that used to be Karl Rove is a bit tarnished these days, what with his grand failure of 2006. Anything he says any more is suspect. But he is one thing and that is resilient – and persistent. But his judgement? Hmm. So w… . . . → Read More: Karl Rove: Sarah Palin will run

Death By Trolley: How homosexuality is destroying the English-speaking world

Cultural anthropologists have observed that a language and culture are keenly intertwined – language being a centrepiece and primary medium of culture – and that as one decays, so too does the other. With this in mind, I come with a warning: ***homosexuality is eroding English-speaking civilizations*** Don’t say another word before you learn about […] . . . → Read More: Death By Trolley: How homosexuality is destroying the English-speaking world

Michele Bachmann can’t help but lie. It’s in her genes.

Whenever I read some journo reprimanding progs to take Bachmann seriously, I sit back and wait for a new lie from her lips. It only takes days. Here’s the latest juicy whopper. She can’t help it.Bachmann told Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday”… . . . → Read More: Michele Bachmann can’t help but lie. It’s in her genes.

Back away slowly, Canada…

Potential next President of the USA: CrazyEyes, come on down! Yes. It’s true. And amidst the squirming-like-a-toad insanity that’s been holding the collective USian brain in its grip lately, it could happen… a lot more easily than we probably think. Saner people are already making a mad dash for the exits, raising the Batshit Index […] . . . → Read More: Back away slowly, Canada…