Republicans who say Obama disses Israel ignore Reagan’s far worse record

  Michele Bachmann said the other day that she can’t understand why so many American Jews have supported Barack Obama in light of  his record of working “against Israel’s best interest.” Bachmann’s principal bugaboo is that Obama favors a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli dispute, which she thinks would be disastrous for Israel. “What has been shocking has been seeing and observing Jewish organizations who it appears have made it their priority to support the political priority and the...

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Michele Bachmann says Obama is paving the way for the End Times

A certain lame-duck congresswoman from Minnesota, the reigning queen of the fanatically-religious branch of the Tea Party movement, is sounding more deranged than usual these days, as we see HERE: In an interview with Understanding the Times host Jan Markell on Saturday, Rep. Michele Bachmann accused President Obama of giving aid to Al Qaeda, which she said is proof that we are living in the Last Days. Of course, on the same day Bachmann gave the interview, a Delta Force operation approved by Obama nabbed a key Al Qaeda figure in Libya. But...

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Fact-checking the claim that 30 million people will lose their insurance under Obamacare

Michele Bachmann said this the other day on CNN: “We know now the estimates from the government that about 30 million people are going to be cut off their employer health insurance because of Obamacare.” The network put its fact-checkers to work on the claim, and HERE‘s their report: We asked Ms. Bachmann’s office for clarification after her appearance. Her office sent us a link to this story in The Hill newspaper. The story, which is more than a year old, cites a Congressional Budget Office study that estimates that as many as 20...

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When are decent Republicans going to speak out against the offensive rhetoric of the extremists?

Ted Cruz says Republican lawmakers who don’t emulate his style of slash-and-burn opposition  to Obamacare are no better than the Nazi-appeasers of 75 years ago. Michele Bachmann says on the floor of the House of Representatives that Obamacare must be stopped before “it literally kills women, kills children, kills senior citizens.” Not so long ago, this kind of over-the-top rhetoric would have prompted more than a few Republicans to demand that the offenders cease and desist. But I guess times have...

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The Three Stooges visit Egypt

Here’s a video of Jon Stewart & Co. deftly skewering U.S. Reps. Michele Bachmann, Steve King and Louie Gohmert. (Don’t miss the last few minutes of this clip.)...

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