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jayrad1957

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Message Posted: Sep 10, 2013 8:34:48 PM

This woman's time in Congress can't come to an end soon enough.

[Edited by: jayrad1957 at 9/10/2013 8:35:48 PM EST]
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worryfree
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Message Posted: Oct 19, 2013 2:32:35 AM

Sorry Zim-not every voter in the 6th is dim witted. Interesting that when Bachmann dropped out so did Graves knowing that a sane Republican was probably unbeatable in the 6th.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 11:42:49 PM

"I did my part voting for Graves, and Clark before that, and whomever it was before that."

Kudos for that! Do you have one of those "Don't blame me: I didn't vote for Bachmann" stickers on your bumper? :)))
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theTower
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 9:19:58 PM

You should quit while you 're behind.
Your issue is with worry free.
I simply agreed with his assessment of the voters in your state.
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 8:58:22 PM

Yes we don't have nearly as many backwards hicks like y'all do.

We do have voters who will do some eclectic things though. Ventura was actually a breath of fresh air as governor before it went to his very large head.
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theTower
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 3:20:09 PM

"At least we're not filled with Hoosiers"

I am sorry.
You probably wouldnt have had to suffer a Ventura, Bachman, or Franken if your state was filled with Hoosiers.
But as worryfree pointed out, reality is reality.

[Edited by: theTower at 10/18/2013 3:21:21 PM EST]
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theTower
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 3:18:22 PM

"I don't care who wins her seat (D or R),

Neither do I really.
I care alot about my own Rep though.


[Edited by: theTower at 10/18/2013 3:18:56 PM EST]
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 3:15:21 PM

"Getting back to the topic - yet again - at least Minnestoa voters won't have to suffer Bachmann too much longer. I don't care who wins her seat (D or R), just as long as it is somebody willing to do their job rather than say idiodic things on National TV over and over and over and over and... "

Amen to that, though I wouldn't put it past her to run for the Senate or President again.

It will probably be an R, like Tom Emmer or someone, unless Graves decides to run again and capitalizes on his efforts from 2012.
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 3:14:03 PM

"It sure is.
They put Franken in the Senate."

At least we're not filled with Hoosiers, and Franken has not nearly said so many crazy things as Bachmann during his time in the Senate.
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Zimcity
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 3:13:18 PM

"Bachmann has done nothing. She is from a district in Minnesota filled with dim witted clueless voters. Obviously. "

No, she is from a district that is probably the most conservative in the state, and yet only slightly favored her in the last election. I did my part voting for Graves, and Clark before that, and whomever it was before that.

I think she got funding for a bridge near Stillwater and some Vets Hospitals, when she wasn't showing up on talk shows or running for President.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 8:19:16 AM

"It sure is.
They put Franken in the Senate."

Which tells you what Minnesota voters thought about the GOP offering.

Getting back to the topic - yet again - at least Minnestoa voters won't have to suffer Bachmann too much longer. I don't care who wins her seat (D or R), just as long as it is somebody willing to do their job rather than say idiodic things on National TV over and over and over and over and...
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 8:14:08 AM

"It's funny, when the left makes an attack, they are the ones doing it!"

Uh, is this supposed to be existential or something?
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theTower
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 5:48:01 AM

"Minnesota filled with dim witted clueless voters. Obviously."

It sure is.
They put Franken in the Senate.
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 5:13:49 AM

It's funny, when the left makes an attack, they are the ones doing it!
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BabeTruth
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 1:00:21 AM

So, since you attempt to derail the thread didn't work, let's get back to the topic of this thread.

How about answering the question. Do you think everything Bachmann has done has been of quality? Do you have examples of something of quality Bachmann has done?
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BabeTruth
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Message Posted: Oct 18, 2013 12:56:31 AM

runningmp, in defending your hero Bachmann, all your last post does is attack Pelosi and Obama.

Regardless of what you think of those two, what do they have to do with Bachmann?

Bachmann is an embarrassment in her own right. She doesn't need Obama or Pelosi to embarrass herself. She can do that be herself.

So saying that you think Pelosi or Obama are an embarrassment, whether you can make the case against them or not, has absolutely nothing to do with Bachmann.

The only thing your comments about Obama and Pelosi do is attempt to divert attention away from Bachmann, a typical conservative ploy.

If you want to talk about Pelosi as an embarrassment, you're welcome to start another thread. But it's off topic for this thread.

[Edited by: BabeTruth at 10/18/2013 12:58:26 AM EST]
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2013 11:33:13 PM

"Bachmann has done nothing."

Besides make a fool of herself on National TV...
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worryfree
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2013 11:23:09 PM

Bachmann has done nothing. She is from a district in Minnesota filled with dim witted clueless voters. Obviously.
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runningmp
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Message Posted: Oct 17, 2013 10:17:13 PM

Babe and Weasle, you obviously missed the point. My mistake is what I decided to quote from you but my original response still stands which I was using for Franken.

"There's a difference between the quantity of legislation and the quality of said legislation."

With that being said it can apply to every single Congressmen/women that is in D.C. Want a shining example? Look at the funding from the CR that was just passed. Wasn't the legislation suppose to be clean. I remember President Obama and Nancy Pelosi talking about a clean CR...sure had a lot of pork in it that went to both sides.

Here's what Pelosi had to say about it today "what difference does it make? Why are we talking about this? We’re talking about a bill that as I said last night, I’m not asking anybody to vote for this bill on the merits.” This was here response on the pork barrel spending that was included.

[Edited by: runningmp at 10/17/2013 10:20:53 PM EST]
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 1:39:55 PM

The flip side.

ZERO!
NADA!
NINE!

She has been all talk and no work.
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 12:45:24 PM

she has done that is quality work
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Let's hear the flip side...
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 10:58:50 AM

"Your making an assumption and the problem with that assumption is your wrong."

Feel free to link what you feel she has done that is quality work and I will be more than happy to look it over.
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BabeTruth
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 8:27:36 AM

So then runningmp, since you dispute what Weaslespit said that " 'anything Bachmann has done is of quality", are you then saying that you think everything Bachmann has done is of quality?
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runningmp
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Message Posted: Oct 14, 2013 1:29:21 AM

>>Weasle, That would imply that 'anything' Bachmann has done is of quality... I would dispute that assertion!..<<

Your making an assumption and the problem with that assumption is your wrong.
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BabeTruth
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 12:37:51 PM

Weaskespit "Don't kid yourself - just accept you are in the minority on many issues and deal with it."

Accepting reality (in this case that they're in the minority) and dealing with it are two things that today's conservatives seem incapable of doing.

Greed is everything for the fascist conservatives here.
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:38:48 AM

weasle, your last post, agreed.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:34:05 AM

"Sorry, I'm fighting for our country, not like the socialist libs here."

No, you're actually fighting for your own selfish interests even though the majority has spoken - on more than one occasion. Don't kid yourself - just accept you are in the minority on many issues and deal with it.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 11:32:13 AM

"There's a difference between the quantity of legislation and the quality of said legislation."

That would imply that 'anything' Bachmann has done is of quality... I would dispute that assertion!
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 13, 2013 5:57:22 AM

When is your plane leaving for another country?
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Sorry, I'm fighting for our country, not like the socialist libs here.
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runningmp
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 11:39:12 PM

>>worry, Franken has authored and/or co sponsored infinitely more legislation that has become law than Bachman has...<<

So what does authoring or co-sponsoring more legislation that has become law accomplish? There's a difference between the quantity of legislation and the quality of said legislation.

>>She has accomplished nothing...<<

She was elected to Congress...have you held a federal or state elected office?
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:46:25 PM

"I'm sure not going to wait until he becomes a dictator..."

When is your plane leaving for another country?
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 12:26:48 PM

Michele Bachmann, the gift that keeps on giving.
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I'm sure not going to wait until he becomes a dictator...

And that is a real progressive rag as your source...

[Edited by: Tru2psu2 at 10/12/2013 12:27:41 PM EST]
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jayrad1957
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 11:27:15 AM

Michele Bachmann, the gift that keeps on giving.
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 12, 2013 9:59:35 AM

Bacmann says "We aren’t going to let World War II vets used as political pawns" - as she uses them as political pawns...
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 10, 2013 12:54:44 PM

"Similarly, Pelosi had to leave the bluest state on the East Coast to find supporters on the Left Coast."

I would agree that Pelosi is a dividing force in Congress these days and wouldn't mind seeing her go, but why the defelction?

Is it too difficult for Cons to just agree that Bachmann is an embarrassment?
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 10:36:02 PM

Similarly, Pelosi had to leave the bluest state on the East Coast to find supporters on the Left Coast.
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worryfree
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 9:35:36 PM

Bachmann was elected in the only district in Minnesota with people stupid enough to elect her and she almost lost last time anyways.
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 9:20:26 PM

Fortunately, the Democrats have a response; Nancy Pelosi.
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 9:04:34 PM

You guys are probably right about Bachmann, I'm sure she did nothing that would satisfy a Lib. Her work was on the Conservative side of the street!
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 9:03:06 PM

Too bad you don't live in Minnesota. You could have voted against him.
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No thanks...I was in MN a couple of times-once for a seminar (3M) in September..it was already pretty cool.

You can have your frost-bitten hands and feet...and shoveling....I had my fill of that when I lived in Illinois.
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MiddletownMarty
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 7:48:59 PM

Too bad you don't live in Minnesota. You could have voted against him.
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 6:42:08 PM

Franken didn't do anything for MN...either...

he and his compatriot were really bad on SNL...
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 6:41:21 PM

Just like rats, they come out of the woodwork..

I wonder if they are sharks...smelling blood?

[Edited by: Tru2psu2 at 10/9/2013 6:43:03 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 6:38:08 PM

Oh My God! Al Franken just getting elected has done more for Minnesota than everything Michelle has done for it.
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 5:40:29 PM

"It's funny-but characteristic-how the libs will viciously target those that are doing the most good..."

Too bad you don't live in Minnesota. You could have voted for her.
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 12:52:37 PM

"It's funny-but characteristic-how the libs will viciously target those that are doing the most good..."

It is sad if you are referring to Bachmann...

"Franken is a total joke and he was'nt even funny on SNL..."

Still deflecting?
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 12:49:54 PM

Franken is a total joke and he was'nt even funny on SNL...
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Tru2psu2
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 12:49:01 PM

It's funny-but characteristic-how the libs will viciously target those that are doing the most good...

But what can one expect.....
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Weaslespit
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Message Posted: Oct 9, 2013 12:41:05 PM

"The invisible man."

That is a compliment. He is actually doing his job (working on legislation) rather than spending time in the media braying like an idiot...

We just aren't used to what it actually looks like when people in Congress actually work rather than throw tantrums every week.
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2013 11:38:45 PM

"Franken has authored and/or co sponsored infinitely more legislation that has become law than Bachman has. She has accomplished nothing."

But she and Marcus do seem to be a remarkable dancing pair.
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Message Posted: Oct 5, 2013 7:04:31 PM

Franken has authored and/or co sponsored infinitely more legislation that has become law than Bachman has. She has accomplished nothing.
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