Bachmann suggests intelligent design is a 'scientific fact'

Nov 30, 2011 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: The Raw Story

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says schools should teach children about evolution and intelligent design because "the best thing to do is to allow all scientific facts on the table." During a question-and-answer session at the University of Northern Iowa Wednesday, Bachmann was asked if intelligent design should be taught as ... (more)

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Since: Jan 08

Crockett, CA

#1 Dec 1, 2011
It's a amazing that someone this ignorant is running for President, she has no idea irreducible complexity was completely destroyed in 2005 at the Dover Trial. Even after the young man gave her a little schooling on what a scientific theory is, she repeats the same IDiotic idea that students should determine what science is.

She should pull out of the race in light of this clip.
MIDutch

Waterford, MI

#2 Dec 1, 2011
Pete-o wrote:
It's a amazing that someone this ignorant is running for President, she has no idea irreducible complexity was completely destroyed in 2005 at the Dover Trial. Even after the young man gave her a little schooling on what a scientific theory is, she repeats the same IDiotic idea that students should determine what science is.
She should pull out of the race in light of this clip.
No, no, no. I'm still pulling for a Palin/Bachman 2012 Presidential Republican ticket.

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The laughs should be endless.
MIDutch

Waterford, MI

#3 Dec 1, 2011
BTW, I have it on good authority (my cousins in Amsterdam) that the rest of the world doesn't know whether to laugh or cry at the prospect of one of the Republican presidential hopefuls becoming the most powerful person on Earth.

They get to see some of the Republican "debates" on TV and they are horrified (on MANY different levels) that some of those people may actually become POTUS.

Since: Sep 08

Placitas, NM

#4 Dec 1, 2011
Sane people have to ask, when this fundamentalist evangelical Christo-nazi, with little more than a law degree from a Christian-Reich diploma mill just announced her presidential intentions, the party leadership just didn't just tell her:“You are suffering from delusions of grandeur. STOP IT!”

But I am glad they didn't! The sane people have had the opportunity to see how crazy and cult-like the Repugs have become.

“Nihil curo de ista tua stulta ”

Since: May 08

Orlando

#5 Dec 1, 2011
From the "WTF" news desk:

"Bachmann threw out a few names Wednesday when asked who her potential vice-president would be, including fellow candidate Rick Santorum, businessman and reality television host Donald Trump, and influential GOP senators Jim DeMint of South Carolina and Marco Rubio of Florida."

more at: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2011/12/...

“Wear white at night.”

Since: Jun 09

Albuquerque

#6 Dec 1, 2011
What do you feel is the most important attribute of a president?

a) Intelligent design.
b) Irreducible complexity.
c) The dearth of the fossil record.
d) The Second Law of Thermodynamics.
UNIStudent

Cedar Falls, IA

#7 Jan 7, 2012
Pete-o wrote:
It's a amazing that someone this ignorant is running for President, she has no idea irreducible complexity was completely destroyed in 2005 at the Dover Trial. Even after the young man gave her a little schooling on what a scientific theory is, she repeats the same IDiotic idea that students should determine what science is.
She should pull out of the race in light of this clip.
Hey thanks man! That was actually ME who asked her this question. Not sure who had seen/heard the question asked by me, but I did give her quite a bit of information to explain to her the differences. Yet, of course, she did not listen to me and went with her talking points.

Since: Sep 08

Everett, WA

#8 Jan 7, 2012
It's nice to see that Michelle has a sense of humor.

Oh wait.... she's serious?

Oh well, the joke is on her then. At least she is not a YEC.

And luckily the president does not have too much of a direct effect on education.

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#9 Jan 7, 2012
If Michelle said it thats good enough for me!
wat

Downingtown, PA

#10 Jan 7, 2012
Hey Bachmann didn't you claim that god choose you to be president? Funny how you only polled 5% in Iowa and dropped out of the GOP primaries.

“When I Rest... I Rust ”

Since: Apr 07

SacTown

#11 Jan 7, 2012
When will they ever learn that in an intellectually sophisticated society, God and Politics to not mix. Oh well, at least Bachmann can boast that she hung in there longer than Cain.
CarlGurt

Belgrade, ME

#12 Jan 7, 2012
God told three GOP hopefuls - Bachman, Perry, and Cain, to run.

He just didn't tell them it was because he knew the USA needed a gool luagh.
Gillette

Fairfield, IA

#13 Jan 8, 2012
After the Iowa Caucuses, Michelle Backman apparently "cannot see a way forward from here." Would that she had had the intelligence, foresight and proper opinion of herself to not "see a way forward from here" 8 MONTHS AGO. The hubris of some people.
MIDutch

Waterford, MI

#14 Jan 8, 2012
Gillette wrote:
After the Iowa Caucuses, Michelle Backman apparently "cannot see a way forward from here." Would that she had had the intelligence, foresight and proper opinion of herself to not "see a way forward from here" 8 MONTHS AGO. The hubris of some people.
8 months ago "god" was still whispering sweet nothings into her ear about becoming POTUS.

Since: Jan 08

Oakland, CA

#15 Jan 8, 2012
MIDutch wrote:
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8 months ago "god" was still whispering sweet nothings into her ear about becoming POTUS.
So, either her god does not exist, or her god is a jokester or she has some very dangerous voices in her head or her god used her to point out that curing people of being gay is silly.
Rich

Sebastian, FL

#16 Jan 8, 2012
MIDutch wrote:
BTW, I have it on good authority (my cousins in Amsterdam) that the rest of the world doesn't know whether to laugh or cry at the prospect of one of the Republican presidential hopefuls becoming the most powerful person on Earth.
They get to see some of the Republican "debates" on TV and they are horrified (on MANY different levels) that some of those people may actually become POTUS.
Perhaps your "cousins" should be more concerned with issues closer to home. Like living in a country that has a statute of limitations on MURDER.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#17 Jan 8, 2012
Rich wrote:
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Perhaps your "cousins" should be more concerned with issues closer to home. Like living in a country that has a statute of limitations on MURDER.
If Michele Bachmann believes in intelligent design, how does she account for her missing brain?

“I am the great an powerful Ny!”

Since: Dec 06

Lebanon, PA

#18 Jan 9, 2012
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>If Michele Bachmann believes in intelligent design, how does she account for her missing brain?
She has a very large jaw...
tom

Owatonna, MN

#19 Jan 9, 2012
She is a total moron....There is no proof or even close to proof that her god or any god is real....And all religions are man made cults based on myth.......
The Dude

Birkenhead, UK

#20 Jan 9, 2012
llDayo wrote:
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She has a very large jaw...
OUCH, bullseye!

:-p

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