The Rising Cost – Part 1

September 30th, 2010
Justin Aaberg was only 15 years old. He had come out to his mother when he was 13, and while on the outside he seemed to have a great life going, on the inside he was a tormented storm. LGBT students at the Anoka-Hennepin School that Justin attended were, like is so frequently the case, easy targets as other students, and even teachers turned a blind eye. It finally got to a point where he just couldn?t handle it any more and feeling he had no where to turn to for help, he hanged himself in his room. Justin was the sixth student from the school to take his own life in the last 2 years and most are believed to have been the result of homophobic bulling.

More on Justin at WCCO including a video.


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Posts Tagged ‘Michele Bachmann’

Michele Bachmann’s ACORN Addiction

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Ever since Obama was elected Michele Bachmann (R- MN) has been pushing the boundaries of sanity and common sense to the breaking point. If she isn?t suggesting that FEMA is building hidden concentration camps around the US, or suggesting that the swine flu is some sort of Democratic crisis tool, she is claiming that Obama and the Democrats are plotting with ACORN, in order to usurp the will of the Real Republican loving American people.

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Politifact adds not one but two more ?Pants on Fire? awards to Bachmann?s record.

The first one comes from a Washington Times interview that she did  on June 17th. She said?

Now ACORN has been named one of the national partners, which will be a recipient again of federal money

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And they will be in charge of going door-to-door and collecting data from the American public. This is very concerning because the motherload of all data information will be from the census. And, of course, we think of the census as just counting how many people live in your home. Unfortunately, the census data has become very intricate, very personal (with) a lot of the questions that are asked.

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Bachmann at it again

Michele Bachmann is at it again, this time on KTLK?s radio show with Chris Baker.

Head Nod: Countdown

Down and Out?

REP. MICHELE BACHMANN, R-MINN, who invoked McCarthyism, appertly has been tossed to the wolves by the RNC. First Read Blog and The Boston Globe reports

First Read…

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann ?is one of four at-risk Republican incumbents left to fend for themselves by a cash-strapped House campaign arm in the crucial final days of the campaign amid a tough political environment for the GOP,” the AP writes.

The Boston Globe…

National Republicans have yanked TV advertising for Minnesota GOP Rep. Michele Bachmann’s re-election bid after she suggested Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama may have “anti-American” views and urged an investigation of unpatriotic lawmakers.

McCarthyism Reborn

REP. MICHELE BACHMANN, R-MINN. was recently on Hardball and had this to say about Anti-Americanism.

So let me get this straight congresswoman, you want every member of congress to be investigated on allegations that they could be “Anti-American”.

They tried this once before with McCarthyism and that worked out well didn’t it.

Something tells me congresswoman that your not going to get invited to the next Congressional BBQ.

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