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Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - jaxx - 07-19-2011 09:31 PM
Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition
Jul 18, 10:17 PM (ET)
By SEANNA ADCOX
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has signed a pledge opposing any increase in the U.S. debt limit without major changes to government spending.
But she says even with changes outlined in the pledge from U.S. Sen Jim DeMint of South Carolina, she wouldn't vote to raise the debt ceiling.
Bachmann signed the pledge Monday in Columbia after avoiding it for several weeks because it didn't go far enough to cut funding and repeal last year's health care overhaul. Eight other presidential candidates have signed it.
Is there no pledge that woman won't sign? She can't think for herself and must sign all the suck up pledges so she looks like a player.
RE: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - There Is No Spoon - 07-19-2011 09:50 PM
There are pledgers, and there are doers.
Doesn't matter how many pledges these ass clowns sign - ain't going to make anybody's life better - not that they want to do anything to help Americans.
RE: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - SeattleGirl - 07-19-2011 10:53 PM
(07-19-2011 09:50 PM)There Is No Spoon Wrote: There are pledgers, and there are doers.
It's like, "Let's not and say we did." Or, as we used to say about Dubya, all hat and no cattle.
RE: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - Andy823 - 07-20-2011 04:00 PM
(07-19-2011 09:31 PM)jaxx Wrote: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition
It's all BS, period! Anyone running for political office should make only one pledge, to work for the "PEOPLE" who they represent, "ALL" of the people, not just one group who they kiss up to in order to get elected!
RE: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - OptimistesMaddie - 07-22-2011 10:31 AM
Think about this, we should be destroying them with signing these pledges to Norquist and the Koch brothers....to me it is just short of Treason......
RE: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - jaxx - 07-22-2011 12:07 PM
I thought this was funny....they'll pledge anything!
GOP contenders: All together now, I pledge ...
WASHINGTON — Republican presidential contenders may be feeling nostalgic for the days when a candidate could focus on just one pledge: the oath of office.
With pledges spreading like kudzu on the campaign trail, candidates this year are being asked — in some cases, pressured — to profess their fealty to a whole host of positions: supporting marriage, opposing taxes, reducing the deficit, fighting abortion and gay rights and more.
<..> There's a 14-point "marriage vow," a three-pronged "cut, cap and balance" declaration on the national debt, a four-point "pro-life leadership presidential pledge" and a deficit-reduction promise tied to the "Lean Six Sigma" method of reducing wasteful spending.
<..> Interest groups, for their part, use the pledges to get their names in the news, and to flex some muscle by threatening to withhold support unless candidates sign on — and stay true.
Pledges spreading like kudzu
RE: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - NYC Liberal - 07-22-2011 02:23 PM
The funny thing is that Ronald Reagan, Republican hero, would fail many of today's right-wing purity tests.
RE: Bachmann signs spending limit pledge with addition - Julie - 07-27-2011 09:05 AM
Somebody print up a pledge that declares she will stfu. Just tell her it's a pledge to cut funding to help inner-city children or something, she'll sign it.