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Bachmann Staffer Likens Rick Perry to King Saul and Bachmann to anointed King David
Religion Dispatches ^ | 081811 | Warren Throckmorton

Posted on 08/18/2011 6:51:00 PM PDT by Fred

Peter Waldron, a staffer involved in Michele Bachmann’s faith outreach, has compared Texas Governor Rick Perry to Old Testament King Saul and Bachmann to King David. On his Facebook page the day after Bachmann’s straw poll victory in Iowa on Saturday, Waldron wrote, "From afar and in prayer I see a Saul and David scenario between Perry and Bachmann. One looks everything like a king while the other is anointed." Waldron later told his followers that Bachmann "fights with the anointing of God upon her."

The visibility of veteran GOP political organizer Waldron has risen a good bit since The Atlantic broke a story yesterday about Waldron’s 2006 detention in Uganda on allegations of illegal gun possession. According to an upcoming movie about Waldron’s life, President George W. Bush called Ugandan President Yowari Museveni to secure Waldron’s release after 37 days in prison. In a video interview conducted by Hermann and Sharron Bailey, Waldron said that Museveni and wife Janet maintain a "death squad" used to "bring opponents in line." Waldron also says that Mrs. Museveni is an evangelical Christian and that he considers the Musevenis friends, even now.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Minnesota; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: anointed; anointedone; bachmann; bachmann4romney; bachmanngaffe; elections; gaffe; govtabuse; gunrunner; michelebachmann; minnesota; perry; religion; rickperry; rinofreeamerican; teaparty; texas; tyranny
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1 posted on 08/18/2011 6:51:05 PM PDT by Fred
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To: Fred

My biggest problem with Bachmann is the fact that she IS a sitting member of congress not an executive. Sitting members of congress have ALWAYS made bad presidents!

Say what she may about perry or anyone else, but as far as I’m concerned her her status as a sitting congressman is 2 strikes against her.


2 posted on 08/18/2011 6:54:13 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Fred

At this point I’m undecided between the two, but obtuse allusions like this are just going to alienate conservatives. The left is begging for lines like this so that they can point and say, “See!? Look what a bunch of whacked out Christian fundamentalists they are.”


3 posted on 08/18/2011 7:03:38 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: Monorprise

I like her overall direction but she gets a little whacky sometimes..but that may be good, she could go off on opponents and claim temporary weirdness...

I would like to see a candidate with solid business experience or a governor at least who has been responsible for a large economy..

We so desperately need a large change, who will do it?


4 posted on 08/18/2011 7:03:38 PM PDT by aces
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To: Fred
I was drawn to Michelle Bachmann,
however as these staffers expose
themselves as Dominionists
I'm becoming very mistrustful.
shalom b'SHEM Yah'shua HaMashiach

5 posted on 08/18/2011 7:04:38 PM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: Fred

awww Jeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez...

well one could aspire to emulate worse personalities..


6 posted on 08/18/2011 7:05:01 PM PDT by aces
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To: Fred

Considering the fact that St Rick is just one more lying scumbag RINO, I’d say they went easy on him.


7 posted on 08/18/2011 7:07:36 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Fred.


8 posted on 08/18/2011 7:11:15 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Yes, as a matter of fact, it is that time again -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: cripplecreek

Run Sarah, run!!!


9 posted on 08/18/2011 7:12:27 PM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: basil

The more the merrier as far as I’m concerned. At least Palin has a record her supporters don’t have to try to hide.


10 posted on 08/18/2011 7:14:45 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: Fred

I had more respect for Mrs Bachmann than this type of 1st grader snipping.


11 posted on 08/18/2011 7:15:10 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: aces
I would like to see a candidate with solid business experience or a governor at least who has been responsible for a large economy..

My sentiments exactly!

12 posted on 08/18/2011 7:16:17 PM PDT by freespirited (Stupid people are ruining America. --Herman Cain)
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To: aces

Come to Texas and check us out, we’re busy.


13 posted on 08/18/2011 7:18:35 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: Fred

Every day that goes by, I am liking Bachmann less and less.

Yesterday she was promising $2 gas. Today she’s King David. Tomorrow??

I just can’t figure out if Rollins is working for Obama or Romney.


14 posted on 08/18/2011 7:18:35 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Fred

>>> Bachmann Staffer Likens Rick Perry to King Saul and Bachmann to anointed King David

Bathsheba, you in trouble girl!


15 posted on 08/18/2011 7:19:45 PM PDT by tlb
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To: UriĀ’el-2012

Speak English, I speak only German, English and Haida.


16 posted on 08/18/2011 7:19:45 PM PDT by tillacum
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To: Ghost of Philip Marlowe
I had the same reaction as you to this posting.

It gives the opponent something to drag out and say “see, this is the kind of stuff” yada, yada, yada.

Unnecessary, unproductive and undermining of MB’s run if the left sees an open door to bring her, the Tea Party, the GOP, etc down.

A bit over the top....over enough to ruin a bunch of stuff we don't want ruined!

17 posted on 08/18/2011 7:19:52 PM PDT by hummingbird
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To: aces

“...who will do it?”

Spartacus...and we are all Spartacus.


18 posted on 08/18/2011 7:22:49 PM PDT by hummingbird
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To: Fred

Is this guy a plant???
He’s saying EXACTLY the kinds of things that will hurt these two candidates, exactly the kind of thing , to continue the parallels, that will be quoted from here to
“Kingdom Come” by the MSM and the Bambi Administration strategists and spin doctors. Someone should tell him to keep his damn fool mouth shut—these kind of statements would be an embarrassment to even some evangelicals.


19 posted on 08/18/2011 7:24:05 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (No need for a tagline, but here it is anyway..........)
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To: UriĀ’el-2012
Shalom, my FRiend.
20 posted on 08/18/2011 7:27:51 PM PDT by hummingbird
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