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It’s not that they don’t know their history, it’s that it doesn’t fit their narrative

As I noted a few posts ago, Tea Party favorite, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann of Minnesota, mentioned in a speech this past weekend that our founding fathers had worked tirelessly to end slavery in America. Her exact words, as she was going on about the sanctity of the Constitution, were, “(W)e also know that the very […]

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“Calling all John Galts in Georgia”

I don’t want to make light of the tragedy taking place in Georgia right now, but I couldn’t help but chuckle at this Daily Kos post asking for principled teabaggers to stand up for what they believe in and demand that the federal government not intrude into their personal lives by providing emergency aid. I […]

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