Not ready to debate.Michele Bachmann claims she's not afraid to debate President Barack Obama, but she's not sure she's ready for a prime time debate with other Republicans first, in what she calls the key stepping stone state of South Carolina. But in order to qualify as a serious White Ho ... More >>
Bachmann finds another way to make a buck.When the Obama administration announced that it would no longer defend the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act, Michele Bachmann didn't take to her microphone at Fox News, and she didn't rant on the House floor. She asked supporters for ... More >>
KFC ChinaColonel Sanders teams up with Obama in ChinaThe launch of the new Fish Filet Soft Roll at KFC in China gained a worldly spokesperson: Barack Obama. OK, so it's an Obama impersonator who promotes the "change" from fried chicken to fried fish. In one commercial, the fake president ho ... More >>
Obama smashes Jacob Volkmann's head into a wall.By now you've heard of the UFC fighter who decided to call out the President after winning a fight--a decision that earned him a visit from the Secret Service.This video shows what might happen if Obama decided to get medieval on Volkmann's ass.
Wingnut of the Year.Rep. Michele Bachmann took us all on another ride aboard the crazy train this year, questioning the president's patriotism, defending BP, proclaiming herself the queen tea partier -- and winning re-election in the 6th congressional district. Here's a look back.
Minnesotans kinda, sorta like this guy.Just a hair more than half of Minnesotans approved of Barack Obama's job as president as of last week, according to a new Star Tribune poll. That's the highest poll rating Obama's seen in Minnesota in more than a year.
Screen grab via TheUptakeObama rallies at the UMark Dayton's campaign for governor got two big boosts this weekend: Yet another lead in another poll, and a pat on the back from Barack Obama. Obama flew in for a Dayton rally at the U of M, where he said Republicans would drive the economy bac ... More >>
Barack Obama will lead a rally at the University of Minnesota on Oct. 23.President Barack Obama will headline an Oct. 23 rally on the University of Minnesota campus to boost Democrat Mark Dayton's run for governor. The White House won't confirm or deny the exact location, but all indications ... More >>
Obama, or Bachmann? No contest.A Humphrey Institute/MPR poll out this morning finds that President Barack Obama could struggle in Minnesota on Election Day 2012. Maybe. But Minnesotans sound pretty sure that he's a much better bet in the White House than, say, congresswoman Michele Bachmann ... More >>
Tea Party hip-hop. God help us all.Minnesota Majority may bill itself as "Standing for Traditional Values," but that doesn't mean they're boring old sticks-in-the-mud. Far from it! They've got their ears to the street! If there was any doubt that Minnesota's favorite conservative noise machine w ... More >>
And the feeling is mutual.Apparently, Barack Obama is a huge fan of Bob Dylan. In a Q & A featured in the Oct. 15 issue of Rolling Stone, Obama tells magazine co-founder Jann Wenner that Dylan is a perennial on the presidential iPod. That is, of course, when he's not listening to Nas and Li ... More >>
We're a "nation of slaves," Michele Bachmann insists. No. We're not. We stopped that brutality a long time ago. But what would prompt her to make such a crazy claim? Because the Obama administration has doubled the national debt from $5.8 trillion to $13.1 trillion -- that's what she told a ... More >>
Up for re-election in November, congresswoman Michele Bachmann must figure it's time to haul out the scare tactics again. Two weeks ago the White House was fomenting socialism and One World Government. Now, we're back to Obama creating death panels with health care reform and opening a politi ... More >>
Image via YouTubeObama's no miracle worker, Ellison tells UnitariansThe first Muslim elected to Congress told a gathering of Unitarians recently that President Barack Obama is no miracle worker --especially when it comes to waging peace over war -- and that any of them who labor under that mi ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, she of "gangster government" fame, continues to draw national media mocking for insisting that President Barack Obama should have commandeered boats to combat the drill-baby-drill BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. First, Hardball weighed in. Now, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann ... More >>
Rep. Michele Bachmann is happy to tar President Barack Obama as the anti-American leader of a gangster government. But evidently there are times when she's all in favor of a little gangster action -- such as Friday on the floor of the House of Representatives when she accused Obama of havin ... More >>
Photo: Laura K. GibbsWe seem a little confusedAlmost half of Minnesotans in a new MPR poll -- let's call them the Bachmann Block -- say they think president Barack Obama is steering the country toward socialism. Most of them don't trust the government. And most of them think it has too much p ... More >>
Via michelebachmannsaidwhat.comAll the greatest hits in one fun packageJust in time for her paranoia road show in California, Michele Bachmann's crazy conspiracy theories have all been gathered in one neat interactive package by her DFL challenger, Tarryl Clark. Whether in fun quiz form, nif ... More >>
Bachmann's repeal effort has a long way to go.Michele Bachmann is going to kill health care reform if it's the last thing she does. And it may well be the last thing she does, because it may take forever. Her congressional colleagues are not exactly beating a path to sign on to her bill see ... More >>
Black is white. Peace is war. Up is down. Michele Bachmann is now asserting that the issue of Internet network neutrality, known as "net neutrality," is an evil Obama administration plot to censor the Internet. But it's exactly the opposite: Network neutrality (also net neutrality, Inter ... More >>
Getting labelled "anti-American" in her kind of company is easy.
The minority Republicans are licking their wounds and figuring out what to do next.
That would be a big deal in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, yes? Never mind that it's poppycock.
She also accused Obama of tyranny and declared that, "The government is working against us."
A lawyer representing the company readily admits the President Barack Obama has done nothing impeachable.
The governor sounds like he's turning his back on the teabaggers, not to mention Michele Bachmann.
Obama vows to to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation.
She may not have time, between rants about the usual radical-leftist-takeover jabbering, but it sure would be refreshing, wouldn't it?
We celebrate the big names who've copped to their love of herb.
New York Times reveals concerns over al-Qaeda-inspired terrorists blowing up the President.
Does this mean Tim Pawlenty will be out of the state even more, trying to boost his national profile?
The District 6 congresswoman holds forth with some startling, and questionable, assertions.
Used to be that George W. Bush was the target of anti-war protesters. Times have changed.
Administration lax on cleaning up AIG, Bear Stearns, and Lehman Brothers
In case you're wondering why you may have trouble accessing Twitter this morning, it's because Twitter is, well, all a-twitter with the news.
Gov. Tim Pawlenty's latest money quote to ponder: "There's a joke out now that says the main value of the Cash for Clunkers program may be that we'll get a lot of cars with Obama stickers off the road."
Now she is doing some really awesome fear mongering by claiming that Obama might someday control how many calories you consume. Yes, your diet will be rationed by the president. Totally logical.
My full chat with the righteous babe of folk.
Republicans and some Democrats spoke out this weekend against the plan, citing lack of details or unease with the public option.
One sign in particular stuck out as being particularly representative of the inanity of the teabaggers' debate.
Huh? Leftover cold pizza is the best type of pizza there is.
Watch Obama's speech Saturday at 12:30 p.m. from the comfort of your basement dungeon.
President Obama will be in Minnesota Saturday to speak about health care reform, Minnesota Public Radio confirmed.
Does this suggest that Obama won't return to the site of the historic fist bump?
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for the 12:30 p.m. speech on Saturday.
Obama will speak at 12:30 p.m. at the rally, which is free and open to the public. Access is first come, first served.
The White House released the text of his speech Monday and it was clean of any potentially evil rhetoric.
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