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Entries from August 2009

Jesus & The Politicians

August 31st, 2009 · No Comments

Please pardon our detour into a little humor this afternoon. We think this joke fits nicely into our healthcare theme for today. A Republican in a wheelchair entered a restaurant one afternoon and asked the waitress for a cup of coffee. The Republican looked across the restaurant and asked: “Is that Jesus sitting over there?” […]

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Rasmussen: 39% Like “Cash for Clunkers” Program for Appliances

August 31st, 2009 · No Comments

After the hugely successful (tongue firmly planted in cheek) program of giving people almost free money to buy automobiles, the next “cash for clunkers” program in the pipeline involves trading in your old washing machines and dishwashers. It seems Americans are getting weary of government bailouts – even if they’re supposedly designed to help them: […]

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Video: Healthcare Q and A conducted by Ranking Member Sam Graves

August 31st, 2009 · No Comments

Question-and-answer session conducted by Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO) at the House Small Business Committee hearing: “The Looming Challenge for Small Medical Practices: The Projected Physician Shortage and How Health Care Reforms Can Address the Problem.” Hat tip:SmallBizRepublicans

Related: KCMO POdcast: Chris Stigall talks with Congressman Sam Graves about […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Sam Graves

Picture(s) of the Day: The Art of “Astroturf Politics”

August 31st, 2009 · No Comments

President Obama’s fake grassroots organization rolled into St. Louis yesterday to hold a fake rally to support the President’s healthcare (plan???) Below, an Organizing for America (volunteer???) distributes ready made signs for the sheeple supporters. Related: Gateway Pundit: Tea Party Patriots Greet Obama’ s Astroturf Express at IBEW Union Hall Rally …Update: “Let’s Do It […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan · St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Cong. Skelton’s Brother Writes Letter to Editor Against Dem Healthcare Plan

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Apparently Congressman Skelton’s annual junkets on the taxpayer’s dime, refusal to hold town hall meetings, and suggestions that global warming is a national security is issue, is even to much for the Congressman’s brother to stomach! From Lafayette County Politics: “According to the Democrat leaders, I am a communist, evil, fishy, hypocrite, radical, a terrorist, […]

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Tags: Rep. Ike Skelton

Midwest Liberty Festival Video – “Ecstasy of Gold”

August 28th, 2009 · No Comments

http://www.midwestlibertyfest.com Hat tip:LibertyUnleashedTV

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Tags: Videos

Picture(s) of the Day: A Little light Summer Reading

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments

The Black Sphere blogger Kevin Jackson at the state fair

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NAACP Requests Investigation of MoDOT’s Stimulus Spending

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Here’s an excerpt from a NAACP press release we received the other day. Hmmm, we wonder if someone filed a written complaint to get this much attention from the storied organization? The Federal Stimulus Oversight Board’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), August 15, 2009: “We have reviewed the information that you provided, and will be […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Video: Crowd Cheers McCaskill… After She Says “You Have Every Right to Fire Me”

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip:mghoft

Related: Rasmussen Reports: Voters Say They Know Health Care Bill Better Than Congress

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Tags: Senator McCaskill · Videos

Cleaver “Guinea Pig” Green Project Has Unintended Consequences

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments

 A “green” bus stop in San Francisco As usual with most liberal good intentions, there’s always unintended consequences when they’re spending your money with reckless abandon. We told you last month about “Leave it to Cleaver’s” $200 million “stimulus” earmark for green jobs and green friendly bus stops. Well, here’s the unintended consequence of this […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver