Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

BRAND NEW: Bachmann's First Ad: "I Will Not Vote To Increase The Debt Ceiling" (VIDEO)
RealClearPolitics ^ | July 7, 2011 | RealClearPolitics

Posted on 07/07/2011 4:05:56 AM PDT by i88schwartz

"As a decedent of generations of Iowans, I was born and raised in Waterloo. As a mom of five, a foster parent and a former tax lawyer and now a small business job creator, I know we can’t keep spending money that we don’t have," GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann (Minn.) says in his first advertisement.

"That's why I fought against the wasteful bailout, against the stimulus. I will not vote to increase the debt ceiling."

(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 112th; ads; bachmann; bachmann2012; bachmann4romney; campaignad; debtceiling; debtlimit; michelebachmann

1 posted on 07/07/2011 4:06:04 AM PDT by i88schwartz
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

I agree...

Let them eat cake...


2 posted on 07/07/2011 4:07:24 AM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you dropped your bow?")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

That’s (one of) my girl(s)!


3 posted on 07/07/2011 4:11:03 AM PDT by WorkingClassFilth
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

“HIS first advertisement”?


4 posted on 07/07/2011 4:11:22 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

“I will not vote to increase the debt limit” is not the same promise as “I will vote against raising the debt limit”. One is a promise not to vote, the other is a promise to vote against it.


5 posted on 07/07/2011 4:14:45 AM PDT by Go Gordon (I can explain it to you, but I can't understand it for you.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

Unless she writes from beyond the grave, I think you mean descendant, not decedent. I hope the ad doesn’t have “decedent.”


6 posted on 07/07/2011 4:16:53 AM PDT by Houghton M.
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Houghton M.

The ad has it right. The transcriber doesn’t.


7 posted on 07/07/2011 4:25:36 AM PDT by Leroy S. Mort
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

Now is the best time for the republicans to kick the liberals in the stones and keep doing so until they get it.
Stop spending and repeat.


8 posted on 07/07/2011 4:35:14 AM PDT by Vaduz
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz
Michele Marie Bachmann

born April 6, 1956 in Waterloo, IA (Meets the Jus Soli Requirement)

Parents were
David John Amble, born in MN
Jean Johnson, born in IA

Both parents were US Citizens at the time of her birth (Meets the Jus sanguinis Requirement)

Michele Bachmann is a NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

Barry Soetoro aka Barack Hussein Obama ISN'T!

9 posted on 07/07/2011 5:22:01 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

Of course she won’t. She won’t even be there. She’ll be out campaigning.

Michele, do the job you are currently being paid for.


10 posted on 07/07/2011 5:24:55 AM PDT by Reagan69 (First they came for Sarah Palin and conservatives said nothing...)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sir Francis Dashwood

I hope she sticks to it. No increase in the debt ceiling. No deal, no way.


11 posted on 07/07/2011 5:29:16 AM PDT by Daveinyork
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

For a Congresswomen, that’s an easy answer. But as President, you don’t get a vote in congress. How would Presidential candidate Bachmann govern the country with a 30% budget shortfall? That’s the tough question a presidential candidate needs to answer.


12 posted on 07/07/2011 5:35:47 AM PDT by Tim n Texas
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Sir Francis Dashwood

Bump.


13 posted on 07/07/2011 5:38:52 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: The flash mob who wonÂ’t leave.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 2 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

Another Bachmann quote:
“First of all, the money that went to the clinic was actually training money for employees. The clinic did not get the money. And my husband and I did not get the money either. That’s mental health training money that went to employees.

Number two, regarding the farm, the farm is my father-in-law’s farm. It’s not my husband and my farm. It’s my father-in-law’s farm. And my husband and I have never gotten a penny of money from the farm.

Regarding the earmarks, I believe the right place to build projects is in the states and the states have to build roads and bridges. And I don’t apologize for building roads and bridges.”

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/fox-news-sunday/transcript/rep-michele-bachmann-talks-earmarks-obamacare-and-gay-marriage-sen-kyl-debt-talks#ixzz1RQDpRxKM


14 posted on 07/07/2011 5:43:55 AM PDT by flowerplough (Bammy: It frustrates me when people talk about government jobs as if somehow those are worth less.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz
4 words to victory:

"It's The Spending, Stupid"

15 posted on 07/07/2011 6:32:18 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Reagan69
Michele, do the job you are currently being paid for.

She's having a bigger impact on the campaign trail than she would in Washington speaking out on the issues, especially on the debt ceiling.

Those BDS are incapable of rationality.

16 posted on 07/07/2011 9:46:35 AM PDT by RINOs suck
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 10 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

Go get ‘em, Michele.

Let’s see what Bonehead, Cantor, McConnell, Alexander, and the rest of the Republican “leadership” do.


17 posted on 07/07/2011 9:53:21 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

Unfortunately, while voting just fine as an individual, she has never displayed any leadership ability during her ten years in legislatures.


18 posted on 07/07/2011 9:55:25 AM PDT by ansel12 (America has close to India population of 1950s, India has 1,200,000,000 people now. Quality of Life?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]


Click the Flames
Your Conservative Source of News and Information
Stop the FReepathon
Donate

19 posted on 07/07/2011 10:00:23 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: TheOldLady

As a mom of five, a foster parent and a former tax lawyer she milked the state for 1.3 million for foster care and subsidies for the family farm ...not much different than a welfare queen making money from the system.


20 posted on 07/07/2011 12:00:11 PM PDT by RED SOUTH (Follow me on twitter @redsouth72)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 19 | View Replies]

To: RED SOUTH

And she lies ... per her tax returns ...she gets money from the family trust that owns the farm. She lies about a lot of things. Sort of like a female conservative Al Gore.


21 posted on 07/07/2011 12:02:54 PM PDT by RED SOUTH (Follow me on twitter @redsouth72)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 20 | View Replies]

To: i88schwartz

Came across this today.....

NEW ORLEANS - After her speech at the Republican Leadership Conference, I asked GOP presidential candidate and Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann about her repeated claims that she has “raised” 23 foster children, a comment she reiterated in an interview with CNN following her speech.

Writing in the Daily Beast this week, Michelle Goldberg quoted Kris Harvieux, who worked as a senior social worker in the foster care system in Bachmann’s county, who said at least some of Bachmann’s placements were likely short term.

“Some of them you have for a week. Some of them you have for three years, some you have for six months,” he said. “She makes it sound like she got them at birth and raised them to adulthood, but that’s not true.”

According to Goldberg, the Minnesota Department of Human Services reports that Bachmann’s foster care license allowed her to care for at most three children at any one time; she had the license for 7 1/2 years.

Asked to explain her situation with her foster children, Bachmann said “we took children in as teenagers.”

“Their family was facing a challenge and they weren’t going to be able to be at home with their parents and so we took them in as teenagers,” she continued. “And our job was to see that they graduated from high school and were successfully launched into the world.”

Asked how long they lived with her, she said “it varied.”

I asked Bachmann to explain the parameters of how long the children lived with her - was it as short as one week? As long as three years?

“It varied, it really varied depending on the children,” Bachmann responded. “And we’ve never gotten into specifics about the children because we’ve always wanted to observe their privacy and that of their families. As I’m sure you can appreciate.”

Michele Bachmann: I’ll bring the voice of the people to the Oval Office

More from the Republican Leadership Conference:


22 posted on 07/07/2011 1:48:21 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (DID I MENTION......SARAH PALIN OR FLIPPIN BUST)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson