Wingnut MN congresswoman Bachmann is latest to pledge allegiance

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I love these confessionals. First it was Mike Pence saying our policy must be in the interest of the people of Israel, then Sarah Palin wearing an Israel flag on her lapel at the tea party convention. Or Joe Biden saying a couple years ago, I’m a Zionist. And now, at a gathering of the neocon hive RJC…

Michele Bachmann, the outspoken conservative House representative from Minnesota, says the United States will cease to exist if it "fails to stand" with Israel.

"I am convinced in my heart and in my mind that if the United States fails to stand with Israel, that is the end of the United States," Bachmann said at a meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition in Los Angeles on Feb. 6.

These pledges may help my side. They’re over the top. They get attention to an absurd position. They problematize the Israel lobby. They signal that we’ve entered the decadent phase.

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  1. potsherd
    February 10, 2010, 9:19 am

    She wants to be on this list: link to opencongress.org

    • Oscar
      February 10, 2010, 10:48 am

      Hillary Clinton tops the list at $593,175 in contributions. Hey, I’ll bet she’s real helpful to Obama in bringing peace to the Middle East . . . not.

  2. Richard Parker
    February 10, 2010, 9:47 am

    These pledges may help my side. They’re over the top. They get attention to an absurd position. They problematize the Israel lobby. They signal that we’ve entered the decadent phase.
    The US entered the decadent phase around about September 11, 2001, when its government decided, within a day, that Osama bin Laden, helped by Iraq, did it, unaided, with Netanyahu standing by and saying the whole thing was good for Israel.
    It obviously was; the whole US political apparatus marched totally to the tune of Israel from then on.
    The US should be very ashamed that they have allowed a shitty little country in the Levant to take them over in such a way.

  3. Psychopathic god
    February 10, 2010, 10:13 am

    Accurate scholarship will unearth the whole offense….

  4. Chu
    February 10, 2010, 12:07 pm

    That woman is a monster with a human’s wig. Zionists must have a video collection of the funniest Goyim quotes of the decade, where they can sit back and laugh at the pathetic grovelling of these shills.

  5. ihsan
    February 10, 2010, 5:46 pm

    Sounds more and more like a cult every day. Does the average Joe American know/care about this?

    “I am convinced in my heart and in my mind that if the United States fails to stand with Israel, that is the end of the United States.” Israel is America’s Achilles’ heel?How so? Has anybody studied the scenario Bachmann puts forward? Politicians are always convinced in their hearts and minds but the end result is always in their own self interest and rarely the country’s. There are some good guys amongst them but they are always vilified by the majority.

    We are about three months away from an election in the UK and the public is so pissed off (pardon my French) that none of the three major parties has a clue what the result will be. Not because each party has an equal share of the polls, but because the public has no confidence in any of them. Things are so bad that it has been proposed to introduce (probably for the first time in British history) live, televised, US style debates.

  6. DICKERSON3870
    February 10, 2010, 9:31 pm

    RE: the United States will cease to exist if it “fails to stand” with Israel – Bachmann
    MY COMMENT: Yep, G-d is gonna smite us with a vengeance if we don’t bomb, bomb, bomb Eye-ran!

    • Duscany
      February 11, 2010, 3:59 am

      Unfortunately, we are now on the road to bomb Iran. And if we don’t, Israel will. The US will enter the ensuing war on Israel’s side while the rest of the world lines up on the other. The Strait of Hormuz will be shut down to shipping. Oil will jump to $300 a barrel. Our economy will tank for an entire generation. Millions of Americans will end up living an impoverished old age, while their children and grandchildren watch this county become a second class nation in their own lifetimes.

      When people have the nerve to ask, “Why do you single out Israel?” What our grandchildren will be asking ten or twenty years from now is, why didn’t you single out Israel sooner?

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