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Entries from January 2010

Sowers Collects Even More Money From Outside the District?

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Sowers campaign manager David Woodruff during another losing campaign Emerson, R-Cape Girardeau, raised $318,000 in the last quarter of the year, aide Josh Haynes said on behalf of the campaign. That brings her total for 2009 to more than $686,000. In a news release issued Thursday afternoon, Sowers, a Rolla, Mo., Democrat, reports that his […]

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Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson

The GreyFalcon’s Blog: SOTU Address “Out of Touch, Dishonest & Disrespectful”

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Obama refered to “a deficit of trust”. This bogus “jobs created or saved” notion is a big part of that.  Throughout the address he spoke of  ending practices that Obama has engaged in all year-long.  He claimed that he was not interested in “re-litigating the past”, but he also lamented that “before I walked in the […]

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Picture of the Day: Hackers Leave Obscenities on Carnahan Congressional Website

January 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Image courtesy of WSJ via National Journal Related: The Source: Russ Carnahan Assumes Helm, Steers Healthcare Reform to Victory

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan

Nixon & Carnahan in St. Louis for “Stimulus” (Pork) Photo Op

January 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Gov. Jay Nixon, Russ Carnahan and a “White House official” will be in St. Louis today to tout a little but of stimulus. The latest example of the Obama Administration’s payoff to the unions, is a $1.1 billion (that’s with a ‘B’) grant for the building of a high speed rail service line between St. […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

It’s Not Personal, We Only Want Accountability

January 27th, 2010 · No Comments

A lot of people believe that the attacks we wage daily against politicians and journalists is personal. It’s really not. (well, maybe in one specific case it is, but we didn’t start it!) We don’t know these people, never met these people, and quite frankly, don’t care to ever meet these people. The corruption in […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Tony Messenger

Video: GOP Will Hold ‘Mobile Text Chat Room’ During State of the Union Speech

January 27th, 2010 · No Comments

The Beacon: To Shamed Dogan, a former Republican candidate for state representative from Ballwin, the Obama administration has so far been far from special. “I think his first year has been surprisingly disappointing,” Dogan said in an e-mail message, “and I say that as someone who was telling my liberal friends before the inauguration that […]

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Video: Sen. Talent Discusses Bio Terrorism Report Card

January 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Margaret Warner speaks with former Senators’ Talent & Graham about a new report grading the U.S. ability to respond to a weapons of mass destruction attack. Hat tip:PBSNewsHour

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Videos

Post-Dispatch Doesn’t Believe in Free Speech, Continues to Support Secretive Judicial Selection Process

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments

The Post-Dispatch will serve no party but the people; be no organ of Republicanism, but the organ of truth; will follow no causes bit its conclusions; will not support the Administration, but criticize it; will oppose all frauds and shams wherever or whatever they are; will advocate principles and ideas rather than prejudices and partisanship. […]

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Tags: Media Bias · MO Supreme Court

Drug Testing Legislators is a Bad Idea

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments

 Picture credit:  The Source Whatcha hiding there Senator? This is the type of frivolous an inane legislation you get when you’re a minority in the minority! Missouri elected officials and their top staff members would be subject to mandatory drug testing under legislation filed by state Rep. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-University City. Chappelle-Nadal said that lawmakers […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

Tweet of the Day: Folks, This is Why We Call Him “Baghdad Tony”

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet today from STL Post Dispatch beat writer Tony “Baghdad” Messenger: “so much for liberal media conspiracy. democrats bray and green taking a few shots at media in ethics hearing.” This guy doesn’t even know that his industry is dying, and now he can proclaim with a straight face that a couple of Democrats complaining […]

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Tags: Tony Messenger