Tag: Elwyn Tinklenberg

How I Stole The Election: A Confession

Criminal masterminds come from the strangest places. Look at Harvey “Two Face” Dent. Or Lex Luthor. Or Cat Woman.

Well, you have a new name to add to that list: grannyhelen.

Sure, I may look mild-mannered. I’m a 40 year-old, stay-at-home mom of two young kids whose alias is a tribute to my own great-grandmother. I write about nonviolence and politics in between changing diapers and baking cookies. You’d see me on my walk with my two-year-old and never think to yourself: this is the woman who is rending the fabric of our Democracy.

But you’d be wrong.

A Minnesotans thoughts on Michelle Bachmann

Michelle Bachmann has turned into quite a hot topic here in the netroots after her disgraceful performance on Hardball that that you can watch for yourself here.

It’s hard to even begin on how horrifying that McCarthyesque, hateful interview was. But a lot of us Minnesotans have known about Michelle Bachmann and her hateful, extreme ways for years. Thankfully we’ve got a real shot at beating her this year, and you can help send her and her hateful brand of politics packing. Keep reading to find out how!

I will cry…

…the moment it is announced that Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America.

I will sing and dance and act the fool as the number of Democratic senators rises toward 60 (could we really, actually, possibly get to 60?) and I will pump my fist every single time a bell sings and another Democratic Representative gets his wings.

I will walk onto my front lawn and scream at the moon when Proposition 8 in California, a modern anti-misceganation law for gay men and women, goes down in complete and utter defeat.

I have hundreds upon hundreds of celebrations planned for that night, but…