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Entries from July 2009

Weekend Poll Question

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

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Picture of the Day: “A Web of Political Warfare”

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

 Source: Washington Post

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Tags: Jeff Roe · Picture/Quote of the Day · Rep. Sam Graves · Senator. Kit Bond

WAPO: Karl Rove Knew Former Bond Staffer Van Eaton Was Trying to Fire Todd Graves

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

“I don’t remember any conversation like that from four years ago.”– “Political Pygmy” Jason Van Eaton “It is breathtaking that Jason Van Eaton, a political pygmy, was able to use the power and majesty of the United States Senate to settle a petty personal political squabble.” – Political consultant Jeff Roe It looks like this […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Jeff Roe · Media Bias · Senator. Kit Bond

Postal Service is Broke…Check! “Cash for Clunkers” Program is Broke…Check! Now on to Healthcare!

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

And now the government wants to takeover our healthcare system? NY Times: Postmaster General John E. Potter says the Postal Service now expects to run a record $7 billion deficit in 2009, up from projections in March of $6 billion. Representative Jo Ann Emerson, Republican of Missouri, says cutting overhead and spending less on custom […]

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Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson

Those Darn Campaign Promises!

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

K.C. Star: Rally in KC urges governor not to cut funds for social services: “Britney Sawyer is a Kansas City mother of four with another child on the way….Sawyer was among more than 100 people, including social workers, teachers and religious leaders, who rallied Thursday evening in front of Operation Breakthrough at 31st Street and […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Gephardt Lobbying Firm Earns $1.3 Million During 2nd Quarter

July 31st, 2009 · No Comments

Former House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt (son of a milk truck driver!) continues to pull in the big bucks while he now lobbies against causes he once championed in the Congress.  From OpenSecrets.org: “Another notable increase is show by the Gephardt Group, the lobbying and consulting firm founded by former Democratic majority leader and presidential […]

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DEVELOPING: U City Voters Group to Hold Press Conference on Ethics Complaint Against City Government

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

This afternoon, members of University City Residents for Transparency and Accountability will hold a press conference on the steps of City Hall to explain their recent ethics complaint against their city’s government. The group filed the complaint earlier today alleging that a recent mailer supporting Proposition S, a proposed tax increase that will be decided […]

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Tags: St. Louis

Video: C4L Members Try to Get Answers @ McCaskill Healthcare Mtg

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Campaign for Liberty members John Bubb and Stephen Nowles speak at Sen. McCaskill’s recent health care town hall in St. Louis. Hat tip: dsm001

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Tags: Senator McCaskill · Videos

Sen. Talent: “Bioattack Countermeasures Have Dual Use in Disease Vaccine Research”

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

In a lengthy piece in the Washington Times today, former Senators’ Talent and Graham make a pretty good argument on continuing the investment in bio terrorism research. President Obama has threatened to veto the defense budget bill if “extra expenditures” are not cut from it. “There are many priorities in the budget battle under way […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent

Rasmussen: 75% Favor Auditing The Fed; Sen. McCaskill (former state auditor) Labels Idea “Wacky”

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Moderate Liberal Sen. McCaskill called auditing the Federal Reserve “wacky” during one of her recent “kitchen table” talks in St. Joseph. One would think that a former state auditor would have the people’s best interests at heart and listen to them! So much for the ongoing secrecy of the nation’s independent central banking system. A […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill