Wonderful news this morning, ladies!! According to Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL), abortion is no longer needed to save the life or health of the mother, thanks to advances in modern technology and science. Tea Party Rep. Joe Walsh: Abortion Never Needed To Save Life Of Mother
Nurses Say Letting Uninsured Patients Die Is No Laughing Matter Following Abhorrent Audience Cheers | National Nurses United Press Release Press Release, 9/13/11 Contact Information | Media Center For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 13, 2011Contact: Charles Idelson, (510) 273-2246, Carl Ginsburg, (917) 405-1060, or Donna Smith, (773) 617-4493 Nurses Say Letting Uninsured Patients Die Is No Laughing Matter Following Abhorrent Audience Cheers at CNN-Tea Party Debate
Debt deal: anger and deceit has led the US into a billionaires' coup | George Monbiot | Comment is free Illustration by Daniel Pudles There are two ways of cutting a deficit: raising taxes or reducing spending. Raising taxes means taking money from the rich. Cutting spending means taking money from the poor. Not in all cases of course: some taxation is regressive; some state spending takes money from ordinary citizens and gives it to banks, arms companies, oil barons and farmers.
Tea party to GOP: We could make 'examples' of you over debt ceiling Tea party activists are closely watching the talks over raising the debt ceiling and putting the squeeze on moderate Republicans. Republicans and Democrats are locked in tense negotiations on raising the debt ceiling Republicans, especially tea party-backed ones, are dead set against a plan to raise revenue Tea Party Patriots co-founder: "It's time for Congress to get its fiscal house in order" Washington (CNN) -- Right now, some Republican lawmakers in Washington may be wondering how to wiggle out from between a rock and a hard place. On one hand, they're staring at a possible financial nightmare if the nation's debt limit isn't raised.
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The wrong John Wayne Rep. Michele Bachmann kicked off her presidential campaign on Monday in Waterloo, Iowa, and in one interview surrounding the official event she promised to mimic the spirit of Waterloo’s own John Wayne. The only problem, as one eagle-eyed reader notes: Waterloo’s John Wayne was not the beloved movie star, but rather John Wayne Gacy, the serial killer. Mrs. Bachmann grew up in Waterloo, and used the town as the backdrop for her campaign announcement, where she told Fox News: “Well what I want them to know is just like, John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa. That’s the kind of spirit that I have, too.”
CBS' Bob Schieffer calls out Bachmann for her lies on 'Face The Nation'. She responds by prevaricating.
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Fourty four out of the 52 Republican members the official 'Tea Party Caucus' voted to renew expiring provisions of the Patriot Act on February 8th. Seven out of the 26 Republican Congressmen who voted NO on the Patriot Act yeterday are listed on Michelle Bachmann's official 'Tea Party Caucus' list. The seven were Roscoe Bartlett [MD],Rob Bishop [UT], Paul Broun [GA], Tom Graves [GA], Kenny Marchant [TX], Tom McClintock [CA], and Denny Rehberg [MT]. Doug Lamborn of Colorado, another Tea Party Caucus member, is one of five Republicans who did not vote on the bill. The official published list posted on Bachmann's website includes 52 members. The list has not been updated since July 21, 2010. 44 ’Tea Party Caucus’ Members voted to renew Patriot Act - Los Angeles LA County Libertarian
Sarah Palin Fans Trying To Rewrite Wikipedia History Of Paul Revere's Ride To Match Her Crazy Version
“We saw where Paul Revere hung out as a teenager, which was something new to learn. He who warned, uh, the British that they weren’t going to be taking away our arms, uh, by ringing those bells and making sure as he’s riding his horse through town to send those warning shots and bells that we were going to be secure and we were going to be free and we were going to be armed.” — Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin, June 2 "You know what? I didn’t mess up about Paul Revere. Sarah Palin’s midnight ride, twice over - The Fact Checker
High schooler challenges Bachmann to debate on U.S. Constitution | Minnesota Independent: News. Politics. Media. A high school sophomore from New Jersey is challenging Rep.
In 2009, Sarah Palin’s daughter Bristol joined a teen pregnancy prevention nonprofit called the Candie’s Foundation. Today, the Associated Press reported that the Candie’s Foundation released its 2009 tax information, revealing that Bristol was paid a salary of $262,500. But a closer examination of the tax form by ThinkProgress shows that the group disbursed only $35,000 in grants to actual teen pregnancy health and counseling clinics: $25,000 to the Mt. Bristol Palin’s Nonprofit Paid Her Seven Times What It Spent On Actual Teen Pregnancy Prevention
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Tea Partiers Requested More than $1 Billion in Earmarks - Political Hotsheet Tea Party caucus leader Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., center, speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington Wednesday, July 21, 2010.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Alex Brandon Influenced largely by the Tea Party, Republicans in Congress this year have taken a firm stance against earmarks to show their commitment to cutting back government spending. It turns out, however, that members of the House Tea Party Caucus requested more than $1 billion in earmarks in the 2010 fiscal year, the National Journal reports. After reviewing data compiled by Citizens Against Government Waste, the National Journal found that several of the 52 Tea Party caucus members made requests for earmarks -- federal funds that go to specific districts for specific companies or projects.
Why the "birther" myth refuses to die. - By Christopher Beam President Barack Obama The "birther" myth is the political equivalent of a horror-movie villain: Not only does it refuse to die, but every time someone tries to kill it, it only comes back stronger. The latest incarnation: a bill approved 31-22 by the Arizona House of Representatives on Monday that would require 2012 presidential candidates to offer proof of citizenship in order to qualify for the ballot. The proposal has little chance of becoming law. For that to happen, the state Senate would have to pass it and the governor would have to sign it.
Rand Paul Supporter Stomps Head Of Female MoveOn Member Outside KY Debate (VIDEO) Josh Green flagged an incident that occurred outside of the Rand Paul-Jack Conway debate in Lexington, Kentucky Monday night that's already dominating the news in Kentucky and could easily make headlines nationally. As the candidates arrived, a group of Paul supporters pulled a female MoveOn member to the ground and held her there as another Paul supporter stomped on the back of her head and neck. According to the Louisville Courier Journal, "Lauren Valle of MoveOn.org approached Paul and tried to give him an "employee of the month award" from Republicorp...a fake business MoveOn created to symbolize what it says is the merger of the GOP and business interests controlling political speech." The whole thing was caught on video. Watch: At the end of the clip, Valle is alert and speaking with the press.
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