Tagged: Michele Bachmann

John Boehner’s Bluff

John Boehner’s Bluff

House Speaker John Boehner says he is going to sue President Obama. For what exactly? For… well, he will figure that out later, but it will have something to do with executive orders and...

“Liberal” Press Shows its True Colors

“Liberal” Press Shows its True Colors

For years, conservatives have complained that the American media are “liberal,” and “spin” the news to make them look bad. They have besieged the media with their complaints, demanding that their “facts” be given...

Like a Cornered Rat, Michele Bachmann Bites Back

Like a Cornered Rat, Michele Bachmann Bites Back

Of all the obviously crazy kooks on America’s far right, Michele Bachmann (above) gets my vote for craziest. The Minnesota congresswoman looks crazy, acts crazy and comes up with the craziest conspiracy theories you...

It’s Time to Really Clean House in Washington

It’s Time to Really Clean House in Washington

Despite the Republicans’ bizarre claim that all the polls are wrong, it is becoming clear that Americans are turned off by Mitt Romney. To paraphrase Joni Mitchell, they’ve looked at him from both sides...

If Elected, Romney Promises Another War

If Elected, Romney Promises Another War

Mitt Romney says this and Mitt Romney says that and never the twain shall meet. But every once in a while the Republican presidential candidate says something we should pay attention to. At one...

The Real News from that Depressing “Debate”

The Real News from that Depressing “Debate”

You’ll hear that the headline from last night’s debate featuring eight of the current crop of Republican presidential candidates was Texas Governor Rick Perry’s blustering reiteration of his “Ponzi scheme” attack on Social Security....

The Rise of “Kick-ass” Conservatism in America

The Rise of “Kick-ass” Conservatism in America

Someone said on TV recently that while George Bush was a “compassionate conservative,” presidential candidate Rick Perry is a “kick-ass conservative.” I suppose that means Perry doesn’t try to ingratiate himself with voters but...

Let’s Take the Economic Crisis Seriously

Let’s Take the Economic Crisis Seriously

Even Sandra, who is a faithful follower of the 24-hour-news channels, is getting frustrated. “I wish they’d quit yapping,” she said yesterday, her hands over her ears. Me, too. I don’t care whether Rick...

A Bush by any Other Name? Worse. Much Worse.

A Bush by any Other Name? Worse. Much Worse.

It’s tempting to compare the new darling of the Republican Party with former U.S. president George W. Bush. After all, aren’t they both from Texas? Both governors of the Lone Star State? And wasn’t...

The 2012 Elections: The Good, the Bad and the Bigoted

The 2012 Elections: The Good, the Bad and the Bigoted

In my view, some of the people being considered for nomination as the Republican presidential candidate in 2012 are not just misguided but actually evil. Michele Bachmann for example. The Minnesota congresswoman (pictured above...