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Entries from May 2010

HHS Sends Obamacare Propaganda to Seniors

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments

  In a must-read editorial today, The Wall Street Journal blasts the Health and Human Services Department for its taxpayer-funded mailer touting the supposed benefits for Medicare under Democrats’ new health care law: “In the full-circle department, recall the moment last September when Senator Max Baucus and Medicare went after the insurer Humana for having […]

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Tags: Healthcare

STL County Executive Touts “Talent Deficiencies” on Campaign Website

May 28th, 2010 · No Comments

It does seems quite odd that Mr. Dooley would put sobering news like this on his campaign website. Another example of amateur hour over at the Dooley campaign? On another note, it looks like Republican Bill Corrigan is winning the Facebook friends war. As of this posting, Mr. Corrigan was leading 1,459 to Mr. Dooley’s […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Slay/Dooley Security Detail Under Scrutiny

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Not only do St. Louis City and St. Louis County share the dubious distinction of providing free cars and free gas to certain highly paid employees, the two governments also provide taxpayer funded security for the mayor and the county executive. Last October, St. Louis County police sources encouraged a local television station to investigate […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

With 2006 Commercials Recently Uploaded to YouTube, Talent Considering Run Against Claire?

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments

With 28% of the nation saying the country is on the right track, former Senator Jim Talent may be considering another run at his old job.  Maybe it’s just a coincidence, but we found this 2006 Talent commercial on YouTube that was uplaoded yesterday on the Scott Howell Company page. Mr. Howell’s firm shot Talent’s […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Senator McCaskill

Video: Bill Corrigan Press Conference: “Eliminate Free Cars & Free Gas”

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:corrigan4exec

Related: Audio:Corrigan discussing free cars & free gas on “Allman in the Morning” show Dooley Spokesperson: Corrigan Proposal Eliminating Free Cars & Free Gas “Political” STL Post Dispatch editorial: Scandal gap: Clunkers for cash

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Tommy Sowers Goes Hollywood!

May 25th, 2010 · No Comments

 …or votes! A recent poll shows Republican Jo Ann Emerson leading Sowers 71% to 18%. The Missouri Republican party made light yesterday of Tommy Sowers’ national finance director, former Senator Bob Kerrey, reportedly taking a job as the next Chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America. “Tommy Sowers is more interested in winning the […]

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Dooley Spokesperson: Corrigan Proposal Eliminating Free Cars & Free Gas “Political”

May 25th, 2010 · No Comments

“OMG – Dooley’s spokeswoman did not say he has been thinking about this for the past three years, did she. Wow – they both need to go.” –Political Fix comment Are these people out of touch or waht? Former television newsreader and Dooley spokesperson Katy Jamboretz has to be the worst spokesperson we’ve ever heard! […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

St. Louis Area Govt. Official’s Free Gas & Free Cars – Pt 2

May 24th, 2010 · No Comments

This is even more outrageous! Post Dispatch reporter Jake Wagman does a timely follow up to last week’s report by investigative reporter Elliot Davis on the personal use of St. Louis County owned vehicles for department heads. Wagman also takes a look at the vehicle policies for St. Louis City and a few surrounding jurisdictions. […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Picture of the Day: Meghan McCain and Claire McCaskill: Separated At Birth?

May 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip: missourah.com

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Senator McCaskill

Picture of the Day: Pulling the Plug

May 21st, 2010 · No Comments

It is time to pull the plug! And Russ carnahan is an attorney! “According to the Globe-Democrat, Carnahan now claims that he thought the LLC would dissolve itself, despite the fact that he wrote on the formation paperwork that the company would “dissolve as of December 31, 2050.”  In addition, if Carnahan thought that the […]

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Tags: Editorial Cartoons · Picture/Quote of the Day