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Nov 23rd, 2009

Summary: After leading the charge in Minnesota earlier this year to set a new standard for calling U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann out for her radical extremism, the St. Cloud Times on Sunday backslid into the longstanding pattern of Minnesota media to gloss over or simply fail to report the full extent of Bachmann’s political paranoia and extremism. … Text of interview, annotated and supplemented by critical content missing from the St. Cloud Times fluff-piece. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on November 23, 2008, Aubrey Immelman took a break from reporting on events relevant to his campaign issues and filed no report.

Aug 17th, 2009

Summary: U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) expressed criticism of those comparing Democratic leaders to Nazis in the healthcare debate. … U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Bill Cahir, 40, a journalist who enlisted at the age of 34 after 9/11, has been killed by enemy gunfire in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on the 34th 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 attended the annual St. Francis Xavier Parish Fall Festival in Sartell, Minn.