After 9 p.m. Wednesday evening, a 19 Bar patron who had been denied service opened fire outside the the bar's entry, injuring the general manager, Barak Evertsen, and a bystander named JJ Jarvis. The gunman, who entered the bar with a dog on a leash, left the scene before authorities arrived.Bar sta ... More >>
We don't often give Michele Bachmann props (though this isn't the first time) but we do like to dole out credit when it's due.That said, at the recent Values Voter Summit -- you know, the same one where she gave this speech -- Bachmann had some surprisingly shrewd things to say about gay marriage an ... More >>
We already know Michele Bachmann isn't a big fan of gay people. It's also not a surprise to hear her say outrageous right-wing things on the radio. But during an appearance on the conservative Faith & Liberty show last week, Bachmann proved she still has the capacity to open her mouth and stun u ... More >>
After the U.S. Supreme Court repealed the Defense of Marriage Act earlier today, Michele Bachmann released a statement reiterating the same ol' anti-gay marriage talking points."Marriage was created by the hand of God. No man, not even a Supreme Court, can undo what a holy God has instituted," Bachm ... More >>
Here are the facts: Michele Bachmann is under federal investigation for allegedly violating campaign finance laws during her ill-fated presidential run. The investigation began after Bachmann's former National Field Coordinator, Peter Waldron, filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission. ... More >>
When Obama announced his gun law reform agenda this morning, R.T. Rybak was at the White House.The Minneapolis mayor, who co-hosted a Regional Gun Summit here just last week, is in D.C. for the day to lobby in support of the president's proposal.See Also:- Andy Parrish says he has "no intention of a ... More >>
Two weeks before election day, Michele Bachmann is pressing her advantage over her Democratic challenger Jim Graves.SEE ALSO:-- Jim Graves to Bradlee Dean: "Michele Bachmann is a wonderful person"-- Star Tribune stands by Bachmann coverage, reporter's "butthurt" response to criticismToday, Bachmann' ... More >>
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Chris Fields calls Keith Ellison a reverse racist Chris Fields says Keith Ellison isn't doing enough for black people I wasn't very surprised when I came into work this morning to find I already had three voicemails. Two hangups and one message, all from the same caller: Chris Fields, the GOP-endo ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: Consistently crazy. Michele Bachmann's campaign ads have continued to be a mind-boggling facet of this presidential race. A couple months ago, she released four minutes of what looked like a bad Power Point presentation that made us think her campaign was running on fumes. ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal knows Ronald Reagan, and says Bachmann is no Ronald Reagan.America's Craziest Congresswoman passes herself off as a constitutional conservative, but the Wall Street Journal's editorial page, a bullwark of real conservative thinking, has lumped her in with a bunch of ot ... More >>
She can't say yes and she can't no.Greta Van Susteren asked Rep. Michele Bachmann last night on Fox News flat out: Are you going to run for president in 2012? Bachmann couldn't say, "No," even though she dismissed the idea just a few days ago. Instead, she dodged into some fast talking about th ... More >>
How's that tingle, Mr. Matthews?A little more than two years ago, Michele Bachmann blurted out to MSNBC's Chris Matthews that various congressional Democrats held anti-American views and ought to be investigated. Her Joe McCarthy moment almost cost her her re-election. Well, the Hardball ho ... More >>
Michele Bachmann may not have, as Tarryl Clark put it, done @#%! for the 6th congressional district. But the incumbent Republican is now wallowing in so much money that it probably doesn't matter what Clark has to say.
Marcus Bachmann's feelings are hurt.Marcus Bachmann is shocked, offended and saddened that Tarryl Clark would stoop so low as to use a "profanity-laced attack" against his wife in a campaign ad. And if you'd just write her a check today, Michele Bachmann would feel so much better. In Fact, ... More >>
Michele Bachmann: Pants on fire.Michele Bachmann told the Values Voters last weekend that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dropped $100,000 on a bar tab while jet-setting around the globe. PolitiFact has concluded that Bachmann -- yet again - isn't telling the truth. How ironic that she broke the ... More >>
It's not as if Michele Bachmann actually needs anymore cash; she sits on mountains of greenbacks ready for the good spendin' to keep her congressional seat and personalized studio chair at Fox News. But by golly that Walter Mondale guy has a bull's-eye on her back now. Pelosi too! And don't f ... More >>
Nice try, Nancy Pelosi. We're all on to you.Yesterday we reported on local rapper G-Biz's "Fuck Michele Bachmann 2010" concert fliers that irked the congresswoman's campaign staff. Bachmann later responded to the poster on Sean Hannity's radio show, where she accused the media of holding a ... More >>
Keith Ellison, Nancy Pelosi and John McCain are among the "Most Wanted"Looks like Rep. Keith Ellison's in trouble with some self-described constitutional experts at something called the Shenandoah Valley Tea Party Patriots in Virginia. He's one of 54 members of Congress, "Republicans and De ... More >>
It was open mic night again for Michele Bachmann last night on the Hannity show. The theme: How dare Betty McCollum and Bill Clinton fight back when we tar them and their party as anti-American socialists doing the bidding of a Chicago gangster running the White House? McCollum, you remember ... More >>
You know that annoying friend of yours who is really into her birthday?She walks around all day in a tiara and demands everybody pay extra attention to her, because its her day?Michele Bachmann is that annoying friend.April 6 was the Crazy Congresswoman's 54th birthday, and she celebrated with a ... More >>
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Rep. Michele Bachmann's hyped noontime "House call" on Capitol Hill happens today and she made sure to get protesters pumped for some serious Democratic ass-kicking in order to kill the planned health care reform bill.
Calling the health care bill the "crown jewel of socialism," "socialized medicine," and "unconstitutional," she rallied the troops on Fox News's Hannity Show for Thursday's mayhem.
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