Michele Bachmann Gets Official Approval To Form House Tea Party Caucus

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    Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) said on Monday that her proposal to create a Tea Party caucus in the United States House of Representatives has been officially approved.

    Bachmann announced that she had filed paperwork to establish the House group last week. The mission of the coalition she said at the time would be to promote "fiscal responsibility, adherence to the Constitution, and limited government."

    And now, it seems that Bachmann's Tea Party caucus dream has become a reality. "Just got word that the Committee on House Administration officially approved the House Tea Party Caucus," said the conservative congresswoman in a tweet on Monday afternoon.

    Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence became the first House member to signal his intention to join Bachmann's newly-created caucus. Talking Points Memo reports:

    At a press availability this afternoon, Pence was enthusiastic. "You betcha," Pence said when asked if he'd join.









    Michele Bachmann Gets Official Approval To Form House Tea Party Caucus








    All righty then. and I know beyond a shadow of a doublt that any memeber of the congressional black caucus should be barred from joining. til they change their racist ways.
     
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    She got the official tweet, eh? Sounds serious.

    :razz:
     
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    I guess that's a better name than "Batshit Crazy Caucus".
     
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    So let me get this straight, the Republicans in Congress are forming a Tea Party caucus. But the Tea Party and GOP aren't one in the same?

    What is this? I don't even.
     
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    Michele Bachmann's convoluted attempt at an explanation of what the caucus is and isn't literally gave me a headache.
     
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    Or "Racist Black People Caucus".
     
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    Way to pull some nonsense out of your ass. What the fuck does that mean?
     
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    I think they should start testing the water in Minnisota.

    Al Franken
    The wrestler guy gubner ... oh ya Jesse Ventura...
    Michelle..

    Seriously... there is something in the water...:eek: :lol: :lol: :lol:
     
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    how does her votes/support for:

    intelligent design, banning same sex marriage, patriot act, and warrantless wiretapping

    support the groups mission of:

    ??? please explain
     
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    He thought it was a pretty good idea taking-on Obama, too!!

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1y04g6OPLnQ]Obama Dismantles Republican Caucus Part 1 of 7 - YouTube[/ame]

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