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Michelle Bachmann

Pick a You, Any You: The Emotional Cost of Living Online

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.18.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Where did we become convinced that the faux is any more acceptable than the real? And why do we so readily buy into the idea that the images everyone else is presenting are any more real than our own?

A Former Liberty University Student Reflects On Jerry Falwell's 9/11 Remarks

Austin Carty | Posted 11.13.2011 | Religion
Austin Carty

I now look back to that time and that mentality and realize that, while evil most certainly exists, it takes on its greatest form when we so cavalierly ascribe it to those we perceive as different from us.

Some Myths About Social Security and Medicare

Linda Bergthold | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics
Linda Bergthold

It's the season of political misinterpretations and outright lies. Websites like Politifact try to sort things out. But people still seem willing to believe the most negative things about two of our most durable social programs: Social Security and Medicare.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Some Republicans, Gambling The Globe, Peddle Ignorance On Climate | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- Just off Exit 14 on the New York State Thruway, in the middle of a tandem truck lot bounded by the box stores of Spring Valley Mar...

Today's Congress: The Anti-Labor Labor Union

Pat LaMarche | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
Pat LaMarche

Will Congress and the president stand up to corporate greed in defense of the working stiff and said stiff's family? Let's just say that in light of the president's recent cave in over the EPA, I have my doubts.

Morality Is Absolute -- And Evolving

Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie | Posted 11.05.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie

God's word is in the biblical text, and it is final, but getting to the ultimate, transcendent meaning of those words is something yet to be worked out.

The Forty Most Annoying Americans

Andy Kutler | Posted 11.02.2011 | Comedy
Andy Kutler

Jake Pavelka & Vienna Girardi: Watching these two narcissistic, fame-seeking neurotics spar with each other is like watching the Iran-Iraq War of the 1980s. There is no one to cheer for.

Can We Handle Nature's New Norm? (Part 1)

William S. Becker | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

The term "perfect storm" is overused now, but it is the perfect metaphor for the violent relationship between people and the environment today. We are experiencing a convergence of factors that are putting us at great risk.

Michael Calderone

'Leading From Behind': The Evolution Of A Blind Quote | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- In late June, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza was following Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on the campaign trail when he heard the Republic...

Advice for the Candidates: Let's talk Romney/Perry in Iowa

David Helfenbein | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

This is no longer a name recognition contest; this is the real deal. Rick Perry appeals to conservative voters and he is electable both in the caucus/primary process and in the general. But he faces a problem: will he peak too soon?

Forbes Announces World's Most Powerful Woman (And It's Not Michelle)

Forbes | Caroline Howard | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women

By Caroline Howard | Forbes This year it’s all about reach. Europe is in debt crisis, the Middle East is shaking and there’s market panic at...

Jesus Christ, Michelle Bachmann And Other Lunatics

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 08.20.2011 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

One's faith tradition must not in itself be used to wholly define or dismiss a person, especially a person who is passionate about his/her faith.

Advice for the Candidates: New Republican Primary Narrative to Take Shape

David Helfenbein | Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

A new Republican primary narrative may be taking shape in the coming weeks and here is how it could play.

Bogeyman Bachmann

Carolita Johnson | Posted 10.19.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

This sums it up, I think. ...

Women's Rights -- 91 Years and Still Pedaling a Stationary Bicycle

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 10.19.2011 | Women
Dr. Caroline Cicero

My daughter wouldn't understand why our own country, which ratified women's right to vote 91 years ago, doesn't have the common sense to pass an Equal Rights Amendment, which was first proposed in 1923.

MEDIA: Mainstream-Embracing Disappointingly Ignorant Advocates

Robin Koerner | Posted 10.16.2011 | Media
Robin Koerner

The extraordinary lack of coverage of Ron Paul following his statistical tie for first place in Iowa is a remarkable story in itself -- worthy of the best efforts of serious investigative journalists.

Problems For Michele Bachmann In Minnesota?

Roll Call | Joshua Miller | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics

The Minnesota delegation's 2012 support is suddenly up for grabs, but whether the only Minnesotan left in the 2012 GOP presidential race can capture t...

Bachmann Wins Straw Poll; Perry's Running; Pawlenty Says 'I'm Outta this Freak Show!'

Andy Ostroy | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The Crazy Party took a step closer to nominating a presidential candidate who makes even moderate Republicans' skin crawl.

Feminine Submission

Carolita Johnson | Posted 10.15.2011 | Comedy
Carolita Johnson

This is based on a true story from my life! (Except it wasn't my grandma, and my reply in real life wasn't met with "you'll go far, kid!") (please ...

Both Sides Now: Teavangelicals Perry and Bachmann Rising, Teaconomy Sinking

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2010-06-28-bothsides_pull.jpg Hilary Rosen & Kellyanne Conway debate who gets credit for our credit downgrade -- a hell-no Tea Party or a big-spending president? Then, are Perry & Bachmann creating a religious test 60 years after Kennedy's Catholicism didn't?

Advice for the Candidates, August 2011 (Special Post-Iowa Straw Poll & Debate Edition)

David Helfenbein | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics
David Helfenbein

Wow, it sure is amazing what can happen in one week; the entire Republican Primary race has changed. Perry has entered exactly when he needed to, stealing the spotlight from the rest of the candidates.

Newsweek's Cover Photo Does Not Imply Michele Bachmann is Crazy...

Jason Kitchen | Posted 10.12.2011 | Comedy
Jason Kitchen

Michele Bachmann could just as easily have been photographed in a camouflage bikini holding an assault rifle, or biting the heads off chickens at a Klan rally. No photo-op can eclipse Bachmann's own words in accentuating her inherent craziness.

Did Pawlenty Question Bachmann's Migraines? The GOP Debate Fact-Checked

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Michele Bachmann cast her opinion as a settled fact when she told the Republican presidential debate Thursday that a key element of...

Michele Bachmann In 2002: Education Reform And Another Holocaust?

Posted 10.11.2011 | Education

A 2002 film that focuses on Michele Bachmann's education activism alludes to her support for filming partner Michael Chapman and his message that stat...

Comedians Live Tweet The GOP Debate

Posted 10.11.2011 | Comedy

If you missed the GOP debate, relive it here with a replay of WitStream's "Tweet The Press" event. If you like your debates served with a generous hel...