Skip to comments.Bachmann Playing With House Money
Posted on 06/21/2011 8:24:20 PM PDT by RED SOUTH
According to House expense reports, Bachmann and three conservative GOP colleagues Reps. Tom Price (Ga.), Steve King (Iowa) and Todd Akin (Mo.) each paid $3,407.50 that day, a total of $13,630, to a sound and stage company called National Events, apparently for the sound system used at the rally.
The money came from the Members' taxpayer-funded office accounts, despite House rules prohibiting the use of these funds for political activities.
People need to look up and understand the term “fungible.”
I don’t understand why Bachmann decided to move hard left the last few weeks. I guess everyone has decided that a conservative can’t win the GOP primary.
Total BS, nothing illegal was done here.
You palinistas are absolutely shameless!
Agree with you.
Hard left? That’sone of the most dishonest things I’ve seen posted here in a while.
Gee, Reagan understood that, that is why he lost his presidential bid in the 80’s
certainly this shows that Bachmann may have a tendency to cut corners when it comes to ethics.
RINO, backstabber Bachmann did NOT.
Reagan understood what?
I guess I should have include the sarcasm symbol, just thought most would understand. Please re-read my post.
So dishonest, you couldn’t explain how it was. Hey, I think Bachmann used to be a conservative, but what she’s done lately is very troubling. She hired a horrible anti-conservative activist Ed Rollins to manage her campaign, and then allowed him to attack conservatives. Maybe she didn’t order him to, but as long as he’s her campaign manager, she gets the credit. (Same as any other candidate) Now Karl Rove is backing her. As recently as April he trashed her. Why does an anti-conservative jerk like him support her all of the sudden?
I think that was sarcasm...in response to conservatives can’t win...which of course, he did.
If elected president I believe that either Sarah Palin or Michelle Bachman could do what this amazing woman did in Australia. But I think Palin has a better chance of winning because of her extensive executive experience, though I think Michelle would also do a bang up job. I received this article this morning:
“NO” - The Second Time she has done this !
AMAZING You must read it !!!!
She’s done it again..
She sure isn’t backing down on her hard line stance and one has to appreciate her belief in the rights of her native countrymen..
A breath of fresh air to see someone lead. I wish some leaders would step up in Canada & USA.
Australian Prime Minister does it again!!
This woman should be appointed Queen of the World.. Truer words have never been spoken.
It took a lot of courage for this woman to speak what she had to say for the world to hear. The retribution could be phenomenal, but at least she was willing to take a stand on her and Australia’s beliefs. The whole world needs a leader like this!
> Prime Minister Julia Gillard - Australia
Muslims who want to live under Islamic Sharia law were told on Wednesday to get out of Australia, as the government targeted radicals in a bid to head off potential terror attacks.
Separately, Gillard angered some Australian Muslims on Wednesday by saying she supported spy agencies monitoring the nation’s mosques. Quote:
‘IMMIGRANTS, NOT AUSTRALIANS, MUST ADAPT. Take It Or Leave It. I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we are offending some individual or their culture. Since the terrorist attacks on Bali, we have experienced a surge in patriotism by the majority of Australians.’
‘This culture has been developed over two centuries of struggles, trials and victories by millions of men and women who have sought freedom’
‘We speak mainly ENGLISH, not Spanish, Lebanese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to become part of our society. Learn the language!’
‘Most Australians believe in God. This is not some Christian, right wing, political push, but a fact, because Christian men and women, on Christian principles, founded this nation, and this is clearly documented. It is certainly appropriate to display it on the walls of our schools. If God offends you, then I suggest you consider another part of the world as your new home, because God is part of our culture.’
‘We will accept your beliefs, and will not question why. All we ask is that you accept ours, and live in harmony and peaceful enjoyment with us.’
‘This is OUR COUNTRY, OUR LAND, and OUR LIFESTYLE, and we will allow you every opportunity to enjoy all this. But once you are done complaining, whining, and griping about Our Flag, Our Pledge, Our Christian beliefs, or Our Way of Life, I highly encourage you take advantage of one other great Australian freedom, ‘THE RIGHT TO LEAVE’.’
‘If you aren’t happy here then LEAVE. We didn’t force you to come here. You asked to be here. So accept the country YOU accepted.’
Maybe if we circulate this amongst ourselves in Canada & USA, WE will find the courage to start speaking and voicing the same truths.
If you agree please SEND THIS ON and ON, to as many people as you know .
just as i suspected.
no rules were violated.
These were OFFICIAL duty. they were already there, and it was
on a pending issue.
I went to the one Nov, 2009 on a Saturday. That Sat. when Obamacare passed
the House the first time. (the House version).
Dude people have to check themselves before they wreck themselves.
Rep. Pete Hoekstra started unraveling the 2000 page bill, from the Capitol steps.
It went along the lawn, almost to the street in front of the Supreme Court.
It was two cents and a paper clip.
It was trying to COMMUNICATE issues.
Your representative can’t comment or COMMUNICATE an issue?
Oh wow! Boy oh boy could we use even half that courage in a leader. That is phenominal!
it’s time to donate to Michelle Bachmann’s campaign
What does Palin have to do with Bachmann being unethical along with allowing her liberal manager to bad mouth conservatives? Now the RINO’S OWN Bachmann.
I like that a LOT! I want one! LOL
In other news, Moochelle Zer0, kids and mother, a whole planeful of SS has departed to a safari in Africa.
As the MSM did not report, the kids summer vacation will cost the taxpayers $6,500,000 to be able to see a few zebras, giraffes, maybe lions.
As Zer0 Obama stated “I can see her plane taking off all the way from here at the 10th hole of Andrews AFB”.
“Tootaloo Mouchelle, talk to you in a week or so.”
Sickening. Just sickening. Palin has nothing to do with it but her twisted, jealous and spiteful supporters do.
I just don’t think Bachmann deserves your wrath. If she is rising above Romney, I find that trend very encouraging.
I am getting to dislike this woman.
Is she really the face of the Republican Party?
Name one way she has moved to the left in the last week. The charge is nonsense.
Do you really think spread hate and lies against other conservative candidates is the best way to advance the cause of your candidate?
It's any lie they can think of to slime Bachmann.
What's the point of being a conservative if conservatives act with the same lack of decency as liberals do?
Name one position she has been advancing that isn't conservative of late.
Recent positions by Bachmann:
In a revealing interview with Steve Moore of The Wall Street Journal, Representative Michele Bachmann(R-MN) called for repealing taxes on capital gains. She also said she strongly believes that everyone should pay some income tax.
Bachmann takes aim at Romney on abortion pledge
I agree. Unfortunately, the tactics of some of her supporters are turning many against her.
There is only one true conservative out there that might run, and this candidate has been vetted for three years in every way imaginable, and is squeaky clean.
I wouldn’t mind seeing Herman Cain on the ticket, but need to know more about him.
But it seems Cain knows how to turn around failure.
Obama only knows how to point fingers and shuck and jive his way out of giving a straight answer.
It sounds like Sarah Palin has a twin running Australia.
If you want a leader that outspoken, and will back it up, Sarah Palin is the choice.
Both of you are biased.
All potential candidates have their bad supporters. Some candidates have their obnoxious campaign managers and the lack principle to correct their campaign managers.
RED SOUTH commenting on that copy of the same article in Post 79
Still nothing illegal happened.
Don't get me wrong, I hope she corrects course. But she needs to fire Rollins ASAP.
Ms. Backstabber Rollins Bachmann - RINO
Ms. Bachmann Global Warming - RINO
Ms. Bachmann ROMNEY - RINO
Ms. Bachmann TAXES4IntelligentDESIGN - RINO
Ms. Bachmann Rollins Romney COVERUP - RINO
BACHMANN is the GOP legacy of CARTER.
Any more questions, RINO-supporter?
More Bachmann bashing from RED SOUTH. zzzz
Move hard left? How so? FR seems to be going the way of DU more and more each day.