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Bachmann’s Government Benefits


  For someone whose ideology is really defined by a strong dislike for government, if you look at the way she’s supported herself over the years, it’s mostly through the government. After law school, she works at the IRS, she’s there for four years, then in 1992 she starts taking in foster children and does that from 1992-1998 and is paid by the state to do that. She then works briefly for a local charter school and then she starts running for office and becomes first an employee of the state of Minnesota and then a congresswoman, an employee of the federal government. … Her husband is a psychologist [who] has two counseling clinics that like any other medical professional [clinic] takes lots of money from Medicare and Medicaid — and then on top of that, has received generous farm subsidies for a farm he owns in Wisconsin.

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Memo to Dems: language matters (via Whatever Works)


Memo to Dems: language matters I'm listening to Obama's press conference right now and getting a bit frustrated. If I could whisper in his ear, I'd tell him: Don't say  "I think this is what the American people want".  Say "This is what the American people want." Don't use the future tense, as "I"m willing to move in their direction", be firm and say "We … Read More

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