CONGRESSWOMAN MICHELE BACHMANN LEAVING CONGRESS
Michele Marie Bachmann ( R-MINN - 6th District) has held office since 2007, which only proves some voters are stupider than the candidate serving on the Permanent "Intelligence" Committee of the House. Bachmann and Intelligence are not words that can be freely used in the same sentence.
Fortunately she announced on her site she will not seek re-election. Many believe due to indiscretions about to surface from one or more Congressional investigative committees. Champagne sales soared in Washington!
Her spouse is a wacko too. His religious Gay cult transformation school, specialized in curing Gays by “Jesus Injections”, a program supported by money from your taxes through Medicaid has been so far recently banned in California as a scam. Her state might be next. Hopefully other states will follow as Federal funds will stop supporting this private, religious and controversial fraud.
She also receives money from the Gov't for farmland she does nothing on. But she is the first to knock government. Thats why the second part of the term oxymoronic contains the word "moron". The don't plant farm grants. Truly a loud-mouther really stupid at times for mis-information she spews. I rate her a strong 3 in imbecile strength and I’m being kind. See what others had to say further on.
FAITH, BELFRIES, BATS and CRAZIES
Oh, did I mention, She is a Person of Faith, big time. She bases a lot of her thinking on faith with the exception of truth, love, and anything thats not her way. Her critics simply refer to her as Batshit Crazy. A person who is batshit crazy is certifiably nuts. The phrase has origins in the old fashioned term "bats in the belfry." Old churches had a structure at the top called a belfry, which housed the bells. Bats are extremely sensitive to sound and would never inhabit a belfry of an active church where the bell was rung frequently.
Occasionally, when a church was abandoned and many years passed without the bell being rung, bats would eventually come and inhabit the belfry. So, when somebody said that an individual had "bats in the belfry" it meant that there was "nothing going on upstairs" (as in that person's brain). To be BATSHIT CRAZY is to take this even a step further.
WASHINGTON DC (DC stands for Doesn't do Crap) — The beautiful and incredibly ignorant Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, a conservative firehose, but like cat spore gets it on everything, announced her not running for re-election. She has been a supreme bagger for the TEA Party which she claimed as her own brand, just as valid as Earl Grey Tea. There is no Earl of Grey, it is really an Indian Dark blend with very rich flavor. Other than green tea, and coffee thats all I drink.
Wednesday, she announced on her website, she will not run for another term in the U.S. House. The applause was heard around the world and even in the space station.
“My decision was not influenced by any concerns about my being re-elected,” Bachmann said. She narrowly won a fourth term in 2012 over Democrat Jim Graves, so narrow had the cows milked themselves that morning, she might of lost by a few votes had the farmers voted. “This decision was not impacted in any way by the recent inquiries into the activities of my former presidential campaign.”
But in January, a former Bachmann aide Peter Waldron had filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission, claiming the candidate made improper payments to an Iowa State senator who was the state chairman of her 2012 presidential run.
Republicans should be celebrating as many have learned to live with her, just like in a bad marriage. I feel that they no longer might be subjected to comments like, "You in the same party with that idiot". Or outlandish comments that she tutored Sarah Palin.
“I will continue to work overtime for the next 18 months in Congress defending the same Constitutional Conservative values we have worked so hard on together.” “There is no future option or opportunity, be it directly in the political arena or otherwise, that I won’t be giving serious consideration if it can help save and protect our great nation.”
Don’t hold your breath, I don’t think the Country is in that much trouble but I will miss her, she is very pretty and supplies Journalists with an amazing array of stupidity which is easy to report. Certainly looks better than some of our big hair Congressmen telling the same lies.
Her gaffs go beyond common sense and her fake anger leaches out like chlorine. The comedy writers will need to find someone else to joke about. Saturday night live sent condolence cards… I mailed a bouquet of Jersey Tall Ragweed in a bed of Poison Ivy and wished her well… done. Hell gets warm for blasphemers.
GOOD LOOKS NO BRAINS
Bachman also shares Sarah’s love of God, as long as it is her God, country, her country and her spiritual thinking. All others need not apply. Left winger, right winger, nope Church and State winger with a lot of thumping, yes.
She has claimed she is the Tea Party. Michele Bachmann, a clear winner in the no-brains department. Religiously, she is a Devout Prejudist, which is an offshoot of the Latent Imbeciles of Minnesota Prefect (LIMP). Probably the biggest evangelical despot in Congress, and if and when she meets Jesus, he'll get Donald trump to fire her.
She is also married to the leader of the biggest jerk-off homophobic Christian Conversion groups in the country. He converts gays to straight through immersion Christianity and accepts Government money for his helping of gays as a medical procedure. She accepts government support for her farm, She would bring a lot to the White-house, maybe as the upstairs Chamber Pot Maid.
NO FAIRY TALES, BACHMANN DIRECT
OCT 2013 - Said Bachmann: "This happened and as of today the United States is willingly, knowingly, intentionally sending arms to terrorists. Now what this says to me, I’m a believer in Jesus Christ, as I look at the End Times scripture, this says to me that the leaf is on the fig tree and we are to understand the signs of the times, which is your ministry, we are to understand where we are in God’s end times history.” This devotional started when she opened the New Heights Charter School in Stillwater, Minnesota. The school’s curriculum featured creationism and advocated that the "12 Christian Principles" similar to the Bill of Rights. What happened to the First Amendment, and most likened it to a cult mentality. She and the other heaven wingers refused to allow the movie "Aladdin," because it depicted witchcraft and promoted paganism. She better not watch the Simpson’s or pro Football. The Stillwater School Board called a meeting and by the end of the meeting, had her resignation.
October 2008: Bachmann appeared on MSNBC's "Hardball" with Chris Matthews. When talking about Obama's association with Bill Ayers and Jeremiah Wright, she stated “He and his wife, Michelle, held anti-American views and couldn't be trusted in the White House”. No one can forget the look on Chris’s face and imagined what he was thinking. Something like where did she buy the stuff she’s smoking and how much a lid.
Oh, did I mention, She is a Person of Faith, big time. she bases a lot of her thinking on faith with the exception of truth, love, and anything thats not her way. Her critics simply refer to her as Batshit Crazy.
A person who is batshit crazy is certifiably nuts. The phrase has origins in the old fashioned term "bats in the belfry." Old churches had a structure at the top called a belfry, which housed the bells. Bats are extremely sensitive to sound and would never inhabit a belfry of an active church where the bell was rung frequently. Occasionally, when a church was abandoned and many years passed without the bell being rung, bats would eventually come and inhabit the belfry.
So, when somebody said that an individual had "bats in the belfry" it meant that there was "nothing going on upstairs" (as in that person's brain). To be BATSHIT CRAZY is to take this even a step further. A person who is batshit crazy is so nuts that not only is their belfry full of bats, but so many bats have been there for so long that the belfry is coated in batshit. Hence, the craziest of crazy people are BATSHIT CRAZY.
HER BRILLIANCE EXPOSED - In another moment of brilliance on a conservative talk show host, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has once again embarrassed herself. Posted by the blog Dump Bachmann and the Minnesota progressive Project, the clip has the Minnesota Republican telling KLTK’s Chris Baker that she opposes she stimulus because we’re “ Running out of rich people in this country.”
As if that wasn’t enough, she even called for the major newspapers of the country to investigate other members of Congress to "find out if they are pro-America or anti-America." For the record, Bachmann defines "America" as "stars, bars, and white people." "I don't think its geography. I think its people who don't like America, who detest America." The reactions to her statements were overwhelmingly negative, with even Republicans distancing themselves from this crazy lady.
Fall 2003: Bachmann began her yearly assault on gay rights, proposing a constitutional amendment that would ban same-sex marriage. Fall 2004: In 2004, Bachmann and a coalition of religious leaders announced plans for what was billed as a "Minnesota for Marriage" rally. Thousands of people attended, holding signs that read, "Gays Should Not Be Married, Dontchya Know." It goes on and on.
Busy 2005 protest of her proposed constitutional ban of same-sex marriage, Bachmann and her cronies were spying on the rally. Bachmann has been on record saying that homosexuals specifically target children and that “Our children…are the prize for this community.” Surprisingly though that Michele Bachmann’s stepsister is a lesbian.
THE 2015 BATHROOM ATTACK - During a 2005 community meeting in Scandia, Minnesota, Bachmann was seen running out of a public bathroom crying, “I was being held against my will.” In a report filed with the country sheriff, Bachmann claimed that two women "believed to be part of a LGBT group" detained her in the bathroom. She apparently was terrified and feared for her life. The women in question claimed they were simply making conversation with their local Senator while waiting in line. The case was dismissed.
BOTH SIDES OF HER MOUTH - October 2006, Minneapolis Star Tribune news reporter Pat Kessler quoted a story that whether Bachmann’s church that she belonged to taught that the Pope is the Anti-christ.
Yet read on. Bachmann stated that her church "does not believe that the Pope is the Anti-Christ, that's absolutely false... I'm very grateful that my pastor has come out and been very clear on this matter, and I think it's patently absurd and it's a false statement."
But, research shows that the church in question is part of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod, whose doctrine teaches that the Roman Catholic papacy is the Antichrist identified in Scripture.
However speaking from both sides of her mouth seems totally possible as the picture shows deep-throating a huge sausage.
IRS VIOLATIONS IN HER CHURCH - Bachmann came under scrutiny by the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington for speaking at Living Word Christian Center. They filed a complaint with the IRS against senior pastor, Mac Hammond and took issue with Hammond's using church equipment and facilities to declare; "We can't publicly endorse as a church and would not for any candidate. But I can tell you personally that I'm going to vote for Michele Bachmann."
It was later reported that Hammond does not live in Bachmann's district and could not vote for her anyway. This was a violation of US tax law 501(c)(3) that says if a church wants to be exempt from paying taxes then “religious leaders cannot make partisan comments in official organization publications or at official church functions.”
GOOD COMPANY - Notable Endorsers: Bachmann received support from a fundraising visit in early July 2006 from Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert. On July 21, 2006, Karl Rove visited Minnesota to raise funds for her election. Then they found out Hastert is under Federal Inditement
In August, President George W. Bush was the keynote speaker at her congressional fundraiser, which raised about $500,000. Bachmann also received fundraising support from the Chairman of Vice Dick Cheney. “Bats do colonize and hang together”.
Birds of a feather - The Wacky Bird Bachmann contributed to the "death panel” controversy when she read from a July 24 article written by Betsy McCaughey” from the floor of the House. Sarah Palin said that her "death panel" remark was inspired by what she called the "Orwellian" opinions of Ezekiel Emmanuel as described by Bachmann, who accused him of advocating health care rationing by age and disability.
According to PolitiFact and Time magazine, Bachmann's euthanasia claim distorted Emanuels statement. FactCheck.org asserted, "We agree that Emanuel’s meaning is being twisted." When many doctors wanted to legalize euthanasia or physician-assisted suicide, Emanuel opposed it.
QUESTION ASKED TO: MICHELE BACHMANN - If Republicans take the House in November, Rep. Michele Bachmann of Minnesota says that “All we should do is issue subpoenas and have one hearing after another.” Speaking at a GOP Youth Convention in Washington, she said she hopes to "expose all the nonsense that is going on.” Bachmann also warned the GOP, though, that if they do take power, they must stick to being the “constitutional conservatives” they portray themselves to be. “We have to make sure that we do what the people want us to do,” she said. A spokesman for Bachmann said, “Investigating the administration for their mischief is a big priority,” along with “ Repealing Obamacare, restoring the free markets and making sure we stop the spending spree.”
BACHMANN THE NUMBERS CRUNCHER FABRICATOR - Bachmann went on to claim that while prior to President Obama’s election, "The private economy was 100 percent held in private hands," while "today 65 percent of the economy is now held in government's hands - either through direct ownership or control."
It's not clear where Bachmann got the 65 percent figure. She claimed on CBS’ “ ace the Nation” in March that the government owns or controls 51 percent of the US economy, which her communications director explained by combining an estimate from an economics professor of government ownership and “ he passage of the health care bill, which makes up about 18 percent of the economy."
TWO FACES - She claims she is against Medicare, Medicaid and big government but every year she takes farm subsidies, and her husband is receiving funds from medicaid ($161,000.00 per year) for treating homosexuals with Jesus injections of vacation religious re-thinking. During her run for President where more Republicans ran from her, hubby was out embracing the Gay Community she bashes...
ABC News ran a report on Bachmann & Associates and reparative therapy, which has been determined both ineffective and potentially harmful by the American Psychological Association, among other groups.
TIME - Mark Benjamin - The therapists at Bachmann & Associates aren’t very good at turning gay people straight. I don’t just mean that the Lake Elmo, Minn., based Christian therapy clinic, founded by Rep. Michele Bachmann’s husband, professional counselor Marcus Bachmann, don’t know how to turn gays straight.
Doctors say nobody does. Mainstream medicine has pretty much universally rejected the notion that homosexuality is a treatable neurosis – though that theory is the underpinning of Michele Bachmann’s opposition to gay rights.
When I say they aren’t very “good” at it, I mean that Bachmann & Associates counselors don’t seem to know much about the controversial practice, called conversion or reparative therapy. It typically employs a combination of pseudo-Freudian psychoanalysis and lots and lots of prayer in an effort to make gays straight.
But news outlets have pounced on an undercover investigation by the gay rights group Truth Wins Out that suggests otherwise. The group’s John Becker in June used a hidden camera to record five visits to the Bachmann clinic. Becker told a counselor there he was a conflicted Christian who sought to rid himself of his homosexuality.
“Clinics Owned by Michel Bachmann’s Husband Practice Ex-Gay Therapy” blared the headline in The Nation on July 8. The Daily Beast wrote about the Nation story, “If there was any doubt that [Marcus Bachmann] was lying, it disappeared on Friday.” ABC News went with, “Michele Bachmann Clinic: Where You Can Pray Away the Gay?”
But the transcripts from those taping sessions, provided to TIME by Truth Wins Out, offer evidence that while Bachmann & Associates counselors seemed to embrace the notion that homosexuality is a fixable sin, their clinic is no conversion therapy mill.
HER BOTTOM LINE - This woman is just another pretty lady with a big mouth, a vile attitude self gratifying ego needing constant replenishment and a mixed sense of what this country is all about.
Someone commented at times she makes the ayatollahs look good rather than her evangelical version of the world.
She also has no sense of when the camera is around. This sausage picture taken by a friend at the county fair could be used in the trailer for “Big Mouth, Deep Throat”.
She mentions nothing of doing work to help the middle class, create jobs, fix the economy, she just wants the mindset of our elected or populist officials. She is dangerous, a born-againer who would make this country "The United States of Christianity", her version. She believes in no separation of Church and State. She contributes nothing to solving problems, she is not a team player, no skills, wouldn't know truth from fiction, truly a member of the party of NO.
She was a supporter of the trash stories about "birthers", "deathers". What is she doing in Congress? Oh, she is one of the "bitchers"! She bitched her way in. And her are the facts, plain and simple. During her tenure, she offered up fifty-eight (58) Bills in Congress and only ONE, thats ONE that made it through. The rest were trashed. She was internally, the laughing stock of the Republican Party. Its time she accepted a career change… Hollywood with a sequel to deep throat, maybe called "Deeper Throat”.
COMMENTS - WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
JOHN AVLON - THE DAILY BEAST - Labeled Bachmann "the congresswoman who represented the worst of modern American politics more than she ever tried to represent her Minnesota constituents." In Avlon's words, she "degraded national debate, consistently chose fear mongering over facts, and exhibited every impulse of the demagogue and the ideologue." Avlon focused on one particular statement in her farewell announcement:
She wants the world to know that "this decision was not impacted in any way by the recent inquiries into the activities of my former presidential campaign or my former presidential staff. It was clearly understood that compliance with all rules and regulations was an absolute necessity for my presidential campaign."
In a word: The Office of Congressional Ethics labeled it fictitious.
DAVID FREDDOSO - CONSERVATIVE INTELLIGENCE BRIEFINGS - Further notes that Bachmann’s exit removes a huge financial “ lack hole" for conservatives since Bachmann "may hold a lifetime record" for wasting campaign donations from small donors: So if you're a true conservative, do you want more Michele Bachmann's in the House? What you probably want are more people who share your principles but who won't subject them to ridicule; who won't make their re-election races needlessly expensive; and who can hold down a safe congressional seat easily so that they're not competing for money that could go to conservatives running for shakier seats.
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD - Bachmann was a political celebrity who accomplished little (only one of the 58 bills she introduced passed the House) but whose push-the-envelope assertions tapped into partisan resentments, anger, and rage. She created a following, making her famous in the conservative media and infamous in the mainstream media.
Veteran editor and blogger Robert Stein asks: "How did a mouthy back bencher parlay ignorance that made Sarah Palin look like Winston Churchill into such prominence? And does her downfall amid murky misuse of campaign funds portend a continuing descent of the GOP into a diehard faction of the major party it once was?"
CNN columnist L.Z. GRANDERSON - Says her retirement should "help the GOP scrub stupid" away: The fact is, the brand of spitfire politics Bachmann, [Sarah] Palin et al. employ is usually not patient or intelligent. It's often irresponsible hyperbole designed to generate buzz as opposed to inform. If directed properly, it's an effective way to win an election. But the problem with spitfire is that it's sometimes hard to control. [CNN]
DEMOCRATIC STRATEGIST - JAMES CARVILLE - When Morning Joe's Republican Joe Scarborough mentioned Bachmann's retirement, Carvilles response was: "It makes me so sad and you so happy, Joe. God closes one door for Michele Bachmann and opens three to Republican Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert.” Indeed, the GOP still has many high-profile verbal bomb throwers that will hurt its image — particularly Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, who talks like Sen. Joe McCarthy, looks like McCarthy, and even resembles the evil puppet in the movie Magic.
Bachmann built her career on saying no and appealing to hyper-ideologists — thus highlighting the weakness of the House's Republican leadership. She helped solidify a far-right political style and was instrumental in rallying conservative opposition to Obama Care. Her retirement means one more member of the Republican Party's right-wing fringe will pass not-too-quietly into the political night. But many independent and centrist voters will unlikely be impressed if one character has dropped out of political Looney Tunes while the high-visibility series still continues its big-cast-of-characters run.
THE AMERICAN RADICAL DOMINION MOVEMENT (LOTS OF THOUGHT OUT THERE)
Not to defend Bachmann but Bachmann comes from a Lutheran tradition. Lutheran Christians do not believe in the rapture or she went totally off the rails somewhere. She is clearly spouting evangelical nonsense apparently not her "Lutheran tradition" teachings. Did she learn this stuff from her gay husband….No not really, Marcus just does her hair and nails. She is taking God’s name in vain. Then we will be added to the list of nations throughout history that succumbed to religious fanaticism.
We are fighting them now. It is the Christian conservatives who impugn their own religion by wrapping themselves in Christ while acting in such un-Christlike ways. I rather admire true Christians, and I think very few of them are conservative.
Politically, the most dangerous ideological phenomena to arise in the past 25+ years or so is the Christian dominions’ movement. The Far Right, hyper-evangelical charismatic Dominion Theology is a virulent form of theocratic fascism, and we are now seeing the culminating flowering of the Tea-hadist mindset: A willful desire to sabotage all Constitutional balance and global U.S. financial legitimacy in the name of their deluded world-view.
For people such as these, suicide is the gateway to Heaven, just like any two-bit run-of-the-mill messianic cult. Michelle Bachmann, Ted Cruz whose father is a Christian charismatic Dominion Pastor in Texas, Louie Gohmert who brings dialog and stupidity to a new low level, are the Jim Jones’s of the latest wing nut Rapture and they’re doing everything they can to make everybody else drink the Kool-Aid. Problem is....so few Americans really know about the Dominion Movement and what it's all about. Where the hell is the press and media in exposing it. Unless Americans really want a Christian version of Iran or Afghanistan.
Radicals of any religion - Islamic, Jewish, Christian - use their professed love for god to justify hate, violence, and intolerance.
I might want to throw a shoe at her. Waste of good shoes…. Make no mistake, people like Bachman are doing great damage to this country, maybe not on the scale of some of the despots but she and the others are doing great damage.
NEIL CAVUTO HAS HAD IT WITH BACHMANN
Neil Cavuto and Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) engaged in a war of words on Wednesday over a decision to pursue filing a lawsuit over President Barack Obama’s executive actions. Cavuto asked Bachmann “ Why now" for a lawsuit “if this has been going on for a long time now," adding that he considers it “an enormous waste of effort.” “Fix whatever’s wrong right now instead of dragging the other side to court … just do something, you know what I’m saying?” Cavuto said.
Bachmann and Cavuto talked over each other while she was trying to explain her view when she said, “ Criminy, give me a second and I will tell you.” More disruptions ensued, leading Bachmann to say in a high-pitched tone, “Neal, one minute!" Cavuto accused Bachmann of "conflating issues" and "being silly."
Eventually, Bachmann brought up the idea of defunding the Executive Branch, which she had also mentioned earlier. Cavuto brushed off the suggestion, saying “Democrats would be in their right mind to laugh you out right now."