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1 posted on 05/28/2011 8:26:18 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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MORE HERE:

http://www.religiondispatches.org/dispatches/laurilebo/4675/hey_michele_bachmann,_i_got_your_nobel_laureates_right_here/

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It’s gotta suck for Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann. All she wants to do is go around the country trumping up support for a presidential run by making a bunch of unsubstantiated assertions disconnected from reality.

Exhibit A:

…we also know that the very founders that wrote those documents worked tirelessly until slavery was no more in the United States … men like John Quincy Adams... would not rest until slavery was extinguished in the country.

Quite often, she gets away with saying stuff like this. But lately some meddling kids have been calling her out, asking her to back up her assertions with actual evidence.

Last month, a New Jersey high school student challenged Bachmann to a debate about the US Constitution. Ann Myers said the congresswoman frequently distorts facts about the document and the Founding Fathers. In response, commenters on tea party web sites started making threats of violence against the student for having the audacity to question Bachmann.

The 16-year-old Myers says that some commenters have called her “a whore.”

Bachmann has not responded to the challenge, nor has she issued a statement condemning the threats.

This week, 17-year-old Baton Rouge high school student Zack Kopplin called on Bachmann to back up her statement from 2006 in which she said lots of Nobel Prize winners support intelligent design.

Exhibit B: “There is a controversy among scientists about whether evolution is a fact… hundreds and hundreds of scientists, many of them holding Nobel prizes, believe in intelligent design.”

Kopplin is leading a charge to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act, an anti-evolution law that would sneak the teaching of creationism into science class. I’ve analyzed the purpose of the law here.

What’s really cool about Kopplin’s campaign is that he has lined up support for the repeal from 43 Nobel Laureates.

So Kopplin, in an open letter on his web site Wednesday, basically said, “I’ve shown mine, now you, Congresswoman Bachmann, show me yours.”

He writes:

Does Congresswoman Bachmann really think the public will fall for her sleight of hand and believe she has Nobel Laureate scientists who support these unscientific theories?

Congresswoman Bachmann, I see your “hundreds” of scientists, and raise you millions of scientists.

For the next hand, I raise you 43 Nobel Laureate scientists. That’s right: 43 Nobel Laureate scientists have endorsed our effort to repeal Louisiana’s creationism law.

Major science organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which represents over 10 million scientists, have publicly endorsed the repeal.

Congresswoman Bachmann, you claim that Nobel Laureates support creationism. Show me your hand. If you want to be taken seriously by voters while you run for President, back up your claims with facts. Can you match 43 Nobel Laureates, or do you fold?

Kopplin is testifying before Louisiana lawmakers today urging them to repeal the Louisiana Science Education Act.


2 posted on 05/28/2011 8:28:05 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (u)
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To: SeekAndFind

Democrats, using a child to attack.


3 posted on 05/28/2011 8:31:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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****"As one of a handful of women in Congress, you hold a distinct privilege and responsibility to better represent your gender nationally. The statements you make help to serve an injustice to not only the position of Congresswoman, but women everywhere." ****

Translation: since she's not yipee and yahoo for abortion she's anti-woman.

4 posted on 05/28/2011 8:32:37 PM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule
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Bachman really needs to get the facts right or shut up. I like her stance on many issues but everything we say is subject to microscopic analysis. A liberal can get away with slinging BS but we can’t.


8 posted on 05/28/2011 8:36:38 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a matter of fact, not a matter of opinion)
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>> “A lot of them are calling me a whore,” Myers said

Clearly offensive, and unnecessary. Ironically, Myers criticism of Bachmann is based in sexism.


10 posted on 05/28/2011 8:37:58 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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Michelle said “forefathers” not “Founding Fathers” in her statement about the end of slavery.BIG difference but CBS can't edit a Leftist lie—ain't in them.
The 105 “hidden” billion WAS hidden along with thousands of other things in a massive bill that had to be passed before we could see what's in it. An unread bill being voted on has near unlimited “hidden” details.
Now does the Little MSM controlled Marxist bobby-soxer have even ONE documented incident where Rep Bachman was wrong about the US Constitution?
No! the Bieber bait bimbette is as brain dead and pliant as all liberal tools.
12 posted on 05/28/2011 8:40:15 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("I speak LOUD and I carry an even BIGGER stick! And I use it too-WHACK!!!"-candidate Yosemite Sam.)
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In New Jersey? I find this very hard to believe.


14 posted on 05/28/2011 8:43:03 PM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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Who is the biggest fool, the 16 year old. Are the ones that think this is a news story. Reporter needs to find something to write about. I remember the young man on TV, just graduated from college, that thought the leaning tower of Pisa, was in pizza land.
15 posted on 05/28/2011 8:44:46 PM PDT by org.whodat
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Here is the telling part of the story to me:

Several media outlets reported on Myers' challenge.

A 16-year-old from New Jersey posts an inane challenge to a congresswoman from another state, and "several" media outlets find it NEWSWORTHY? I challenge my own congresscritters all the time, and nobody ever thinks that's newsworthy.

20 posted on 05/28/2011 8:50:42 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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CBS should be criticizing a 16 yr old know-it-all, and especially her parents, for the stupidity and useful idiocy of this silly “debate.” Indeed, how “childish”

And for the Democrats to use a child to further their own political gain

How much press and air time did CBS give the woman who suggested the “everybody draw Mohammed day” and then had to go into permanent hiding?

Where’s the coverage and continuing coverage, on that?


22 posted on 05/28/2011 8:51:09 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Celebrate 'Civility'")
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See-BS News.
Credibility: 0.
‘Nuf said.


23 posted on 05/28/2011 8:51:52 PM PDT by Nevermore (...just a typical cracker, clinging to my Constitutional rights...)
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the journolist knows exactly what she is doing. this is a cleverly disguised form of the alinsky ridicule attack. michele is correct. she comes out fine as long as she ignores it. the statists now need a response, let them debate themselves.


26 posted on 05/28/2011 8:57:04 PM PDT by dadfly
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B.S.
Written by a true leftist. There are terms that a conservative would never use. Probably written by a leftwing teacher or at least with a leftwing’s assistance.


29 posted on 05/28/2011 9:02:05 PM PDT by Outlaw Woman ("...; because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,... "Hosea 4:6)
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To: Jim Robinson; SeekAndFind; cripplecreek; fkabuckeyesrule; RockinRight; Red_Devil 232; ...

It is high time that every Freeper begin urging Jim Rob to publicly challenge Obama to a debate on the constitution.

When Obama tells Jim via his cronies in the MSM that he refuses to accept the challenge, we then get every freeper that has a blog to write stories about the way Obama is afraid to debate him.

Said Freep bloggers should repeat a call to demand Obama debate Jim Rob at least once a Month up to next years election.

Eventually, Google search will have millions of references to Obama being afraid of debating Jim Robinson of FreeRepublic on the constitution.


30 posted on 05/28/2011 9:02:20 PM PDT by Freepmanchew ( <:)))>< Proverbs 30:7-9)
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This kid is a dope and a tool but the fact is Bachmann has been a disappointment as a candidate so far. As for the intelligent design/science thing, I think Dinesh D’Sousa listed scientists who believe in God in What’s So Great About Christianity. Whether they won Nobels or not, I don’t remember.

I’m pretty sure that nowadays belief in God disqualifies a person from winning a Nobel (or an Oscar too!). It’s only where honesty matters that belief in God really rates.

Either way, I don’t think Michele Bachmann (who I really like) is ready for prime time.


31 posted on 05/28/2011 9:02:34 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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First of all, I would point out that I have no opinion on Bachmann at this point.
Second, I wouldn't call this kid a whore...yet - until I find out what the pimps at See-BS or DNC are paying her.
But she's most definitely a whiny brat.

Listen, little girl: you had the temerity to make a public spectacle of yourself, to call out this congresswoman and essentially say she's ignorant & deceitful. Then, when Michelle's friends have the temerity to suggest that they believe your intentions are less than honorable, and that you've been put up to it by a pimping party and pimping network, you want to whine to national media - See-BS News, in particular - and complain, "Ahm juss a widdoo goil and all vees angwy people awe pickin' on me!"

Anybody care to bet about the kind of parent that raised this one?

32 posted on 05/28/2011 9:06:33 PM PDT by Nevermore (...just a typical cracker, clinging to my Constitutional rights...)
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I could swear I read this story about four months ago.


37 posted on 05/28/2011 9:18:48 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 (You can't go! All the plants are gonna die!)
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Maybe this kid should ask Obama what year it is, most likely he will get it wrong..since for some reason he thinks its 2008


41 posted on 05/28/2011 9:28:33 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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By the way, I wonder how See-BS would feel if one of their major network stars, in typical humor, "joking" about this girl being raped in Yankee Stadium?

Nah, they'd never stand for that...

44 posted on 05/28/2011 9:40:49 PM PDT by Nevermore (...just a typical cracker, clinging to my Constitutional rights...)
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Shows the leftist jack booted thugs for what they are.


45 posted on 05/28/2011 10:01:15 PM PDT by Revel
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