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Entries from December 2008

From the “Not So Fast Department”

December 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Soon to be former Democrat Republican State Representative and WalMart basher Neal St. Onge, was all set to quietly slither into his new position as “Transportation Czar” for our cash strapped state until incoming Speaker Ron Richard thankfully put the kabosh on it. From SNL’s Chad Livengood: The new speaker of the Missouri House of […]

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Tags: Spkr. Jetton

EXCLUSIVE: “Mad Dog” Temple Gets Fired. And We Don’t Mean FiredUp

December 29th, 2008 · No Comments

The Missouri Political News Service has learned that “Mad Dog” Roy Temple, the “hands-on political ace” for the D.C. polling firm The Feldman Group was fired this month as a partner with the firm. Our sources confirm that Temple was relieved of his duties as a partner after losing the Kay Barnes race, [“Temple and […]

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Tags: Roy Temple

Will The Sleaze Seep Across the River?

December 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

According to a quote in Post Dispatch columnist Sylvester Brown’s column today, if St. Louis wants to enjoy any benfits from our next door neighbor senator becoming president, St. Louis leaders will probably have to engage with the sleazy, machine style politicos of Chicago and Illinois in general” “The Slay supporter (who wants to remain anonymous) also was […]

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Picture(s) of the Day: St. Vincent Home for Children Christmas Benefit

December 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

As a residential treatment center, St. Vincent Home provides care 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for abused and neglected children with moderate to severe emotional problems, behavior disorders, and/or learning disabilities. Rex Sinquefield has had close ties to the organization since he and his brother Jerry lived at St. Vincent’s in the […]

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Quote of the Day: “It Was A Practical Decision”

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Excerpt from MOGOP press release: “After spending nearly a million dollars of Missouri taxpayer money on a bogus investigation, Nixon explains that he is not using the OA system to permanently save e-mails because allowing each employee to decide whether an e-mail should be saved as a public record “… made more sense…” Can’t wait […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Picture/Quote of the Day

Missouri Matters: Should the GOP Write Off the African American Vote?

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

From time to time, I will excerpt blog posts or interesting forum discussion comments from our new social networking website “Missouri Matters.” Mr. Arps responded to a forum discussion he started called, “With Barack Obama Being Elected Our Nation’s First African American President, Should the GOP Write Off the African American Vote During His Tenure […]

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Good News for Kit & Claire!

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

There’s good news for our two generous Senators that supported the $17 billion auto bailout! According to the latest Rasmussen poll, now only 49% of the people oppose a bailout, down from 53% just two weeks ago. From Rasmussen Reports: Two weeks ago, 53% of voters opposed government loans to help the automakers stay in […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill · Senator. Kit Bond

Video: Jason Rosenbaum: It’s Time to Stick Up a Little for the Land of Lincoln!”

December 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Fomer Columbia Daily Tribune reporter and Blogger Jason Rosenbaum: “Illinois is more than just a home to a allegedly corrupt governor – it’s the place where I grew up. It’s time to stick up a little for the Land of Lincoln!” Hat tip: jasonrosenbaum

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“Missouri Matters” Closing in on 100 Members!

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments

We are very proud to announce that our new social networking website for Missouri political junkees, “Missouri Matters,” has exceeded our wildest expectations. Since its Monday launch, we have over 70 members from around the Show-Me state who are becoming friends, writing blog posts, uploading videos, posting upcoming events, and generally having a lot of […]

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The Hill: Dems High on 2010 Recruits for Senate; GOP Sees Hope (In Missouri?)

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Here’s ANOTHER mainstream press story on how high the Dems are on Senator Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s chances of ousting Kit Bond in 2010. How many stories does this make by the way? From The Hill: Topping the party’s wish list is Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, who received more votes in her […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Senator. Kit Bond