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Entries from November 2010

A Lesson for the MOGOP?

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

Looks like Senator Cornyn doesn’t want to make the mistake again of alienating Tea Party voters: National Journal: National Republican Senatorial Committee Chair John Cornyn (R-Texas) reached out to former Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman (R) about a Senate campaign before Thanksgiving, according to an NRSC source. In addition to encouraging her to run, Cornyn assured […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Sarah Steelman

Trouble in Paradise? At Least Unions Are Still on Board With Nixon

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

KC Star: (11/6/10) Democrats are steaming mad that, in their view, Gov. Jay Nixon, sat it out this election season. On election night, he opted to lounge at home rather than stand with fallen party members…And, they point out, Nixon plunged into 2012 re-election mode with a KC fundraising planning meeting on Oct. 25 while […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

4 Weeks After Election Day, Democrats’ Priorities Still Out Of Touch

November 30th, 2010 · No Comments

With Congress back from its Thanksgiving break, Democrats once again have an opportunity to prove that they heard the message Americans sent Washington on election day by focusing on the priorities of the American people: helping the economy and preventing a massive tax increase in January. Yet Democrats continue to show that their priorities are […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Clyburn Says Preventing Tax Hikes Not “Essential” As Dem Priorities Continue To Be Wildly Out Of Touch‏

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments

After a week of demonstrating their priorities still aren’t aligned with those of the American people, even in the wake of an historic election, Democrats in Congress still don’t seem to have learned anything. Most Americans are concerned with the economy, and one of the best things that could be done from Washington to help […]

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Guest Commentary: Every Action Causes an Equal and Opposite Reaction

November 18th, 2010 · No Comments

This commentary was submitted by one of our readers and Facebook friends. If you have a submission or political gossip you’d like to share, drop us a line at editor@mopns.com By Justin Lindsey Nobody can argue that President Obama’s election was an extreme reaction to the RINO Republicans and misconceptions and realities of President Bush. […]

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Dem Pollster on Tommy Sowers Campaign: “Delusional”, “Propaganda”, “Exaggeration”, “Absurdity”, “Distortion & Fiction”

November 18th, 2010 · No Comments

“Still, isn’t there something at least a little wrong with prying cash out of people by leading them to believe that you can win when you can’t? Or were the Sowers folks so politically inept that in late October they thought their candidate could win?” — Stuart Rothenberg Writing in Roll Call today, Democrat Pollster […]

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Ghailani Verdict Illustrates Serious Problems With Trying Terrorists In Civilian Courts

November 18th, 2010 · No Comments

The Washington Post reports today, “The first former Guantanamo Bay detainee to be tried in federal criminal court was found guilty on a single conspiracy charge Wednesday but cleared on 284 other counts. The outcome, a surprise, seriously undermines – and could doom – the Obama administration’s plans to put other Guantanamo detainees on trial […]

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Tags: Iraq War

Democrats’ Priorities Seemingly Everything But Those Of Most Americans

November 17th, 2010 · No Comments

Considering what Democrats are focusing on in their first week back after an election where Americans sent a clear message on their priorities with the economy and spending, it appears Democrats are still not getting it. The very first vote scheduled by Senate Democrats today was on a bill which Sen. Mike Enzi, the ranking […]

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Email to Rep. Clay: “Pornagraphic Images and Genitalia Groping of My 8 and 13 Year Old Children”

November 17th, 2010 · No Comments

The “Big Sis”/TSA groping scandal is starting to reverberate around the country. Here’s an excerpt of a constituent email recently sent to Rep. Clay: “Touching another without explicit consent is illegal and is not a condition in my ticket contract with the airlines. If this is not addressed ASAP, I will be encouraged to work […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

Video: Quotas & Affirmative Action Alive & Well In Democrat Party; Cleaver on Leadership Position Created for Jim Clyburn

November 17th, 2010 · No Comments

  “Jim Clyburn is being given the latitude to make this into what he wants it to be. There were no lines drawn for trespassing.…This is not a black position, this is not like, the director of black people.”“ —Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo Hat tip:laurenburke007

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Videos