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Jun 4th, 2010

Michele Bachmann Proposes Socialist Solution
to Gulf Oil Spill

Bachmann wants government takeover of clean-up effort; her call to seize private property raises specter of tyranny, gangster government

Rep. Michele Bachmann, speaking about the BP oil spill off the Louisiana coast on the  floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday, May 28, 2010:

The administration, they were hands off. They didn’t do anything. Where were the boats that could have been commandeered by the government to be sent into this region to deal with that oil plume as it was coming up in the water and destroying marine life? Nowhere to be found. Why? The administration was hands off on this policy.


Related reports

Hardball Takes on Michele Bachmann

By Kevin Hoffman
City Pages
June 2, 2010

Chris Matthews stuck it to Congresswoman Michele Bachmann today, echoing Hart Van Denburg’s eloquently worded headline: Michele Bachmann demands gangster president commandeer boats.

Keith Olbermann Mocks Michele Bachmann on “Commandeer” Comment

By Hart Van Denburg
City Pages
June 3, 2010

Michele Bachmann, she of “gangster government” fame, continues to draw national media mocking for insisting that President Barack Obama should have commandeered boats to combat the drill-baby-drill BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. First, Hardball weighed in. Now, MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann takes a shot:


FROM THE ARCHIVES: One Year Ago — June 4, 2009

Bin Laden Rails Against Obama


Bin Laden emerges from the shadows (NBC Nightly News, June 3, 2009) — Shortly after President Obama landed in Saudi Arabia Wednesday, new audio messages surfaced from al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, claiming Obama is planting seeds of hatred. NBC Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklaszewski reports. (02:18)

One year ago today, I reported that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden released two messages to convince Muslims they should hate President Barack Obama, in a PR offensive that analysts said showed the terrorist organization worried the new president would succeed in improving America’s image in the Muslim world and undermine the group’s jihad, or holy war.

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