Now, here’s a scary thought. Michelle Bachmann (R.-Minn.) has raised more than $1 million in campaign contributions because of her Muslim-bashing.
“Bachmann said July’s harvest came from more than 22,000 contributions with an average donation of just under $50, typical of the kind of grassroots base extending far beyond her district’s borders that she’s been able to assemble as a national Tea Party figure,” writes Alex Seitz-Wald on Salon.com.
You can read more here “Bachmann cashes in on witch hunt”.
Who could possibly object to a new building with a religious purpose? Evidently some folks in Brooklyn, New York.
Read it here.
Here’s a report on one surveillance post operated by the New York Police Department in neighboring New Jersey:
Spying in New Brunswick.
Salon.com has an interesting look at the current campaign by some Republican congresspersons to link people in the U.S. government with the Muslim Brotherhood.
“We know one of [Michelle] Bachmann’s inspirations for her Muslim witch hunt is Frank Gaffney, the former Reagan defense official who has made a second career out of finding terrorists hiding in every closet. Bachmann cites him prominently and often. But another inspiration may be John Eidsmoe, a law professor who taught Bachmann at Oral Roberts University and became something of a mentor to her.”
Read the rest of it here.