At a town hall protest in San Diego over the weekend a town hall protester tried to say that healthcare reform is unconstitutional, but it didn't quite come out that way. He said, "I got a book here called the U.S.S. Constitution." Ahoy, matey, the U.S.S. Constitution may not give the government authority to reform healthcare, but the U.S. Constitution does.
Three Republican members of the House Census Oversight Subcommittee, Rep. Patrick McHenry (NC), Rep. Lynn Westmoreland (GA), and Rep. John Mica (FL) released a statement today urging Rep. Michele Bachmann to end her boycott of the 2010 Census. They said, "Boycotting the constitutionally-mandated census is illogical, illegal and not in the best interest of our country."
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) has been relatively quiet, until today when she bragged in a radio interview that she will be breaking the law by not participating in the census next year. Bachmann claimed that ACORN is involved in the census, and that are going to collect personal information to use to stuff ballot boxes.
Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann was on the Northern Alliance Radio Network, where she warned that President Obama's cap and trade system to lower greenhouse gas emissions will turn Americans into slaves to the government. She said that cap and trade will give the government control over all of the activities of our daily lives.
During an appearance of the Sue Jeffers show, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) claimed that the recent expansion the Americorps program is a dream comes true for those who want to rid America of capitalism because the Americorps program is really reeducation camps for young people.
According to Think Progress, GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann went on Glenn Beck's radio show today and peddled the conspiracy theory that that the world is moving towards a global currency. Interestingly, Bachmann defended herself by saying, "This isn't Michele Bachmann being a kook." Is this in comparison to the other times when she was being a kook?
During an interview over the weekend, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) called for armed overthrow of the U.S. government. What is the issue that has Bachmann calling for marches in the streets? She is worried about the danger of a cap and trade system to combat global warming which she denied as a human caused problem.
After Sen. Ted Stevens of Alaska was found guilty on seven counts of corruption charges today, Alaska governor, and McCain running mate, Sarah Palin put out a statement distancing her from Stevens. The problem is that Palin headed up an organization dedicated to raising corporate money for Ted Stevens.