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Summary: A Bachmann constituent writes a letter to the editor of the St. Cloud Times, outlining why Rep. Michele Bachmann is an embarrassment to the people of Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District (where Bachmann is running for reelection) and telling her to “go home” to her “golf course mansion” in the 6th Congressional District (where Bachmann lives). … Also: Compilation of Michele Bachmann’s most controversial statements and blunders.

Jan 27th, 2011

Summary: MSNBC Hardball’s Chris Matthews was so outraged about Michele Bachmann’s ignorance about the U.S. Constitution and American history that he called her a “balloon head” and lambasted Tea Party Express co-founder Sal Russo for inviting the airheaded Bachmann to give a televised response to President Obama’s 2011 State of the Union address. One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on January 27, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that Americans were becoming increasingly fed up with Congress, the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, and the federal government.

Sep 2nd, 2009

Summary: In a fiery speech at an Independence Institute fundraiser in Denver that at times sounded more like the plot of a slasher movie, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann railed against the dangers of health care reform and other Democratic initiatives, warning the proposals “have the strength to destroy this country forever” and calling on her audience to “make a covenant, to slit our wrists, be blood brothers on this thing.” … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on the 50th day of his campaign against U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination as House of Representatives candidate in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District, Aubrey Immelman reminded voters that there was just one week left until the Tuesday, September 9, 2008 Minnesota state primary election, offering disaffected Republicans, independents, and Democrats an opportunity to vote Rep. Bachmann out of office.