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Entries from October 2007

Auditor: State Law Doesn’t Allow Political Use of State Cars

October 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Jay Nixon using his official car to attend this August 11th, 2007 fundraiser Hat tip: Prime Buzz JEFFERSON CITY | There is no law that allows Missouri’s elected officials to use state-issued vehicles for political purposes, even if they later reimburse the state, an audit released today said. The conclusion from State Auditor Susan Montee, […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jay Nixon

What Mannies & Messenger Won’t Tell You: Part 2

October 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Kudos to the K.C Star’s Prime Buzz for at least telling the other side of the unfolding Scott Eckersley saga. Tony Messenger and Jo Mannies’ tag team hit job last Sunday would have made any professional wrestling fan proud. It reminds you of when one wrestler distracts the referee, while his partner beats the hell […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Political Fix · Scott Eckersley · Tony Messenger

MOPNS: “Missouri’s Most Influential Political Blog”

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

According to blognetnews.com 1. Missouri Political News Service 2. Tony’s Kansas City 3. Branson Missouri 4. KY3 Political Notebook 5. The Turner Report 6. The KC Blue Blog 7. PUB DEF 8. Show Me Progress 9. Fired Up! Missouri 10. Life Of Jason 11. busplunge 12. Blog CCP 13. Politics Blog 14. Arch City Chronicle […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

MOGOP: Nixon Sued Personally and as AG for Firing Quadriplegic: Dem Legal Woes Continue

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

“Nixon calls for renewed efforts against discrimination” (Nixon press release 2/11/98) JEFFERSON CITY – Jay Nixon is heading to federal court this week for firing a quadriplegic because Nixon made the arbitrary decision that she couldn’t do her job. Nixon officially joins the growing number of Democrats who find themselves in serious trouble with the […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Law Student Co-Authors First Amendment Report

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

This is part of the reason why I’m going to law school; to try and counteract the next generation of activist, liberal attorneys and judges. Student Life (Washington University) By Josh Hantz According to third-year Washington University law student Sophie Alcorn, the government has infringed upon citizens’ constitutional rights in the war on terrorism. Alcorn […]

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‘Silent No More’ Leaders Praise Missouri Governor for New Task Force on Abortion’s Impact on Women

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Contact: Georgette Forney, Silent No More Awareness Campaign, 412-398-7885 STATEN ISLAND, NY, Oct. 29 /Christian Newswire/ — Leaders of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign, the nation’s largest network of women and men testifying to the harm they’ve endured from abortion, today praised Missouri Governor Matt Blunt for convening a special task force to determine […]

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Tags: Abortion · Matt Blunt

What Mannies & Messenger Won’t Tell You; “Sweetthings3146” & “Sexy_Bicth1066”

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

A copy of the below email, including this warrant for Eckersley’s arrest, was sent to Jo Mannies of the Post Dispatch and Tony Messenger of the Springfield News leader – before their stories were printed yesterday. Mannies and Messenger – arguably the Laurel and Hardy of the Missouri press corps – aren’t much interested in […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Political Fix · Scott Eckersley · Tony Messenger

Picture of the Day: Another Koster Faux Pas?

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

A couple of months ago, we brought you a couple of embarrassing pictures the Koster campaign thought they had permanently deleted from their website. Once you change parties, you naturally can’t be pictured with Vice President Cheney or Sam Graves and Denny Hastert. An alert tipster sent us this picture from the revamped Koster campaign […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Picture/Quote of the Day

The Source: Mainstream Media Messes Up Again

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

The Source opines on the allegations made by former Blunt Administration staff attorney Scott Eckersley. We believe you always have to take with a grain of salt allegations made by disgruntled employees. Anyone remember Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas? Eckersley admits in the Messenger piece that if the Blunt people would have found him job […]

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Tags: Matt Blunt · Political Fix · Tony Messenger

Property Tax Reassessment: The Great Fleecing Of St. Louis County Homeowners

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Hat tip: South County Truth Spot By Susan E. Sagarra St. Louis County’s property tax reassessment system has been an endless source of frustration, aggravation and anger for homeowners, business owners and politicians for several years. The taxpayers have been and remain livid; some state lawmakers are vowing to find a solution that makes the […]

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Tags: St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley