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Entries from May 2008

St. Louis Carpenters Endorse Another Republican (Sort of)

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments

The Carpenters District Council of Greater St. Louis, which has a history of splitting party lines with its endorsements, endorsed Sen. Chris Koster today in his bid for the Democrat nomination for attorney general. A few of the Carpenters party splitting endorsements of the past have included endorsements for Sarah Steelman for re-election as state […]

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Stem Cells, Time Cards & The GOP Governor’s Primary

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments

While Kenny Hulshof is telling us that he’s against stem cell research – while accepting stem cell money and investing in stem cell research mutual funds – the Sarah Steelman campaign almost made it through an entire week (a holiday shortened week at that) without another blunder coming to light. Technically, it’s the same blunder […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Sarah Steelman

Tipline: “State Senator” Gina Loudon Holding Reception Saturday

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments

We received this interesting information via the tipline with a note reading “a bit presumptuous isn‘t it?” You’ll notice that this invitation for a reception reads: “Please join us for a reception with our next State Senator Gina Loudon.” Fair enough, shows confidence. The problem our reader points out is that “State Senator Gina Loudon” […]

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Jay Nixon Busted For Discrimination Against Quadraplegic

May 28th, 2008 · No Comments

By J. Jonah Jameson Despite his best efforts at keeping quiet and therefore free from media scrutiny, Jay Nixon just can’t stay out of trouble — serious trouble. Thanks to The Turner Report for reporting what the liberal media in this state will not: Jay-Boy is going to pay $26,000 in taxpayer cash for discriminating […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · J. Jonah Jameson · Jay Nixon

Video: “Missouri Viewpoints” Host Mike Ferguson’s Nominating Speech for Bob Barr

May 28th, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: Decision '08 · Videos

FiredUp Gets DNC Credentials At Expense Of Minority Bloggers

May 24th, 2008 · No Comments

From 24thstate.com: Sometimes these stories really do write themselves. The DNC credentialed a slew of state blogs as part of their convention. The only problem? They chose the bloggers based on influence and relevance, rather than on what minority group they belong to. So what do the Democrats do? In an insulting and demeaning response, […]

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Townhall.com Interview with Jim Talent about Infrastructure

May 24th, 2008 · No Comments

By Matt Lewis Just in time for Memorial Day — when millions of travelers are vigilantly preparing for dreaded traffic congestion — I had the opportunity to interview former Senator Jim Talent of Missouri about America’s infrastructure problems. Talent is co-chairman (former Michigan Governor John Engler is chairman) of a new broad-based coalition, or “comprehensive […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Uncategorized

Video: “Tribute” to Kay Cronkite Waldo Barnes

May 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: FullFrontalComedy

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes · Videos

How Would Missouri Fare Under Proposed Global Warming Legislation?

May 24th, 2008 · No Comments

According to The Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis Report on the Lieberman-Warner Cap and Trade legislation, Missouri would lose 42,071 manufacturing jobs in 2030 should this legislation become law. Across the country, the already hard hit manufacturing sector of our economy would lose millions more jobs. Household energy costs would rise dramatically, and household […]

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Tags: MO Economy

More National Attention for Graves Ad; Roe: “It’s a Water Cooler Ad”

May 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

 From the Washingtonpost.com: As the fight for Congress heats up over the coming weeks and months, The Fix will, from time to time, pluck out an ad (or ads) worth watching. The inaugural edition of Ad Wars highlights an ad that fits squarely into the “wildcard” category. The commercial is being run by Rep. Sam […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes · Rep. Sam Graves