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U.S. Representative, MN District 6
Write-in Aubrey Immelman


Defeating Michele Bachmann
Minnesota Daily
October 22, 2008

In one of the strangest political interviews in recent memory, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told Chris Matthews on “Hardball” that she believed Barack Obama might have “anti-American views,” and called on the media to investigate whether Congressional members also hold anti-American views. …

[We] call on University of Minnesota students to donate money to her DFL opponent Elwyn Tinklenberg — who has received roughly $800,000 in donations from across the nation since Bachmann made the comments Sunday — or Aubrey Immelman, the Republican runner-up in the primaries who, because Bachmann’s comments “dishonored her office,” is rejuvenating his campaign. …

Let’s show Bachmann — who voted against the same Pell grant increases in 2007 that President George W. Bush signed into law — that if she’s going to continue voicing her politically and intellectually backward vitriol, it’s not going to be on behalf of Minnesota.

Why I’m running . . .

Rep. Bachmann has dishonored her office and brought shame to the Sixth District and the State of Minnesota by calling for a media investigation reminiscent of McCarthy-era witch hunts to “find out [which members of Congress] are pro-America or anti-America.”

We cannot let that stand.

We cannot tolerate this festering brand of neo-McCarthyism in our midst.

We cannot and must not tolerate elected representatives who abuse their high office and play into the hands of our enemies by sowing the seeds of discord and dividing America against itself.


Security Developments in Iraq

Following are security developments in Iraq on Oct. 27, 2008, as reported by Reuters.

DOUR – A roadside bomb killed a government employee and wounded six others when it struck a minibus in Dour, a small town near Tikrit, 100 miles north of Baghdad, police Captain Anwar Mohammed said.

BAGHDAD – U.S. forces killed five suspected gunmen after coming under small arms fire in eastern Baghdad’s New Baghdad district, the U.S. military said.

BAGHDAD – Two people were killed and seven others wounded when a bomb that had been attached to a car exploded in the al-Sinak district of central Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD – Four militants were killed and seven suspected militants detained during operations targeting al Qaeda in Iraq on Sunday and Monday, the U.S. military said.

MOSUL – A dead body was found bearing gunshot wounds in western Mosul, 240 miles north of Baghdad, police said.

MOSUL – A suicide car bomber, targeting a police checkpoint in western Mosul, wounded one policeman and one civilian, police said.

BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb killed three people and wounded five others on Monday when it exploded in the New Baghdad district of eastern Baghdad, police said.

TUZ KHURMATO – An Iraqi soldier was killed on Monday by a bomb that had been planted on his personal car in Tuz Khurmato, 105 miles north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD – A roadside bomb wounded four people on Monday in the Nahda district of central Baghdad, police said.

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