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Entries from September 2010

Corrigan Cites “Corruption” Specifics on Dooley’s No Bid Contracts

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

“The time is now to send a strong message to Charlie Dooley that no-bid contracts and pay-to-play politics will no longer be tolerated by the people of St. Louis County. This administration has violated the public’s trust over and over again. Public servants are supposed to do what’s right for all citizens, not the chosen […]

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Dems Skip Town To Campaign, Leaving Americans To Worry About Looming Tax Increases

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

The New York Times writes today, “Congress on Thursday adopted a stopgap spending measure to finance the government through Dec. 3 as lawmakers dashed for an earlier-than-expected exodus from Washington and headed home to focus on the midterm elections. . . . The last day of the brief September session was as notable for what […]

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Rep. Clay Says Stimulus Plan “Saved Countless” Jobs in His District

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

An unemployed member of the Carpenter’s Union picketing the construction of a mini strip shopping center in Northwoods, MO., a suburb in North St. Louis County. (Cong. Clay’s district) Is this a severe case or what of ‘Obama Kool-Aid intoxication’ or ‘stimulus plan myopia?’ KMOX.com: Democratic Congressman, Lacey Clay is trying to sell the stimulus […]

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Video: Russ Carnahan Flip-Flops on Prop B

September 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:dsm0012 Russ Carnahan (D-MO) was asked about his support for Prop B at both the 9/24/10 and 9/26/10 debates. At the first debate, he agreed with his opponent Ed Martin (R-MO) that government should enforce the laws on the books. At the second debate he flip-flopped and said that the additional laws created by […]

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More Democrats Join Growing Chorus Saying Don’t Raise Taxes

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments

The AP reports today, “Forty-seven House Democrats – enough to give Republicans a victory on taxes if the issue came to a vote – are breaking ranks with President Barack Obama by calling on party leaders to continue Bush-era tax cuts on investment income. The lawmakers, led by Rep. John Adler, D-N.J., have sent a […]

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Dem Polling Firm Says Democrats “Underperforming” With Black Voters

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments

Senate candidate Roy Blunt meeting with Move-On-Up.org members last February Another nail in the coffin of the Carnahan Senate bid? Hey Robin, 67% approval among African Americans ain’t gonna get it! We guess those warnings about “drifting too far away” fell on deaf ears, huh? Public Policy Polling: One of the things giving Democratic candidates […]

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Dooley’s County/City Merger Trial Balloon Crashes, Now Says “It Was a Misunderstanding”

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments

 Is Dooley now dancing around his merger proposal? Even more evidence of amateur hour over at the Dooley Campaign. In a Post Dispatch editorial board meeting with writers and editors on Monday, Mr. Dooley floated the idea that he would be amenable to the idea of a St. Louis County/St. Louis City merger: “We need […]

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Video: Nixon Throws Fellow Dems Under the Bus; “Too Busy” to Campaign for Them

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:MOWatchdog

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Senate Democrats Opt For Political Symbolism Over Jobs

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

  The Hill reports today, “Senate Democrats are moving forward with a vote on legislation they say will restrict the ability of U.S. companies to move jobs overseas, even as Republicans decry the legislation as mere election-year posturing. Democratic leaders are not optimistic they will achieve the 60-vote total needed to break a filibuster and […]

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Aviation Consultant on Lambert China Hub: “Unworkable”….”Far Fetched”….”Snowball’s Chance”…”When Pigs Can Fly”

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Picture credit: (2008) stlcommercemagazine.com Former Gov. Matt Blunt signs joint agreement in Beijing.  (Standing, left to right): Former Gov. Bob Holden; Stephen Perry of London Export Company Ltd.; St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley; Sen. Kit Bond; Sen. Claire McCaskill; Ma Xiuhong, Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce; Congressman Russ Carnahan; Mayor Francis Slay. (Seated): Gov. […]

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