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Entries from December 2010

McCaskill Continues “Moderate” Charade

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments

 Image Courtesy of HillBuzz Yes, so it seems Claire is going to try and ride this moderate charade all the way to victory in 2012. Check out her tweet from last night. This The Hill puff piece says that Claire can’t wait to get home for Christamas to visit her three grandsons. Oh isn’t that […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill

The START Treaty: A Flawed, Mishandled Treaty

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments

CNN reported yesterday, “Senate Republicans mounted a counter-attack Sunday against ratifying a new nuclear arms treaty with Russia this year, trying to put off a vote that Democrats say they will win if it is held. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky led the way, telling CNN’s ‘State of the Union’ that members of […]

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TIPLINE: Zimmerman OUT, Barry IN for STL County Assessor

December 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Rumors are running wild that St. Louis County Democrats will choose former state representative Joan Barry to be their candidate to run in April for the new St. Louis County assessor position. Their first choice was state representative Jake Zimmerman but apparently he is not interested. DEVELOPING… Related: Dooley Flip Flops On Electing County Assessor; […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

The Choice: 1-Page Short-Term Continuing Resolution Or Dems’ Bloated 2,000-pg Omnibus

December 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Disgusted, The Wall Street Journal editors write today, “The 111th Congress began with an $814 billion stimulus that blew out the federal balance sheet, so we suppose it’s only fitting that the Members want to exit by passing a 1,924-page, $1.2 trillion omnibus spending bill. The worst Congress in modern history is true to its […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Rep. Ike Skelton · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Roy Blunt · Rep. Russ Carnahan · Rep. Sam Graves · Rep. Todd Akin · Senator McCaskill · Senator. Kit Bond

Video: Rep. Clay’s Propagandist Touts $365k a Piece “Stimulus” Jobs

December 16th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:MetroStLouisTransit

Next Stop: In recent months, with $5.1 million in funding from the American Reinvestment and  Recovery Act, Metro has successfully completed two separate projects: the North Hanley repavement and the intersloping projects in Illinois.  This year, Metro is set to begin the Eads Bridge Rehabilitation Project, East […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

McCaskill Tells Cleaver to Go to Hell; Starts Distancing Herself from Obama

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments

“Any attempt to extricate herself from him [President Obama] will be an act of disloyalty. She will not do that at all.”–Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) Want to put a bet on that Reverend? We all know that the first rule for a politician is self preservation: The Hill: A Democratic senator facing a tough reelection […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Senator McCaskill

“Centrist” Rusty Carnahan?

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments

What Chutzpah! This tweet would have been more honest if Rusty would have tweeted this instead: “Proud my bipartisan bill (which probably helps my brother’s wind farm somehow) wasting saving taxpayer $ and energy was signed into law today by @ Bill Clinton BarackObama…” What a great legislative accomplishment to complement the other two bills […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan

Dems Unveil Massive, Last-Minute Spending Bill As Gallup Finds Worst Job Approval For Congress EVER!

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Reuters reports, “Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled an earmark-laden spending bill that would fund the entire U.S. government, and Republicans who have renounced the pet spending projects quickly vowed to oppose it. The 2,000-page spending bill, months overdue, would enable President Barack Obama to tighten financial oversight, subsidize college tuition bills and move forward with […]

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Virginia Ruling Against Obamacare Again Vindicates GOP Arguments

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal editorializes today, “Only a few months ago, the White House and its allies on the legal left dismissed the constitutional challenges to ObamaCare as frivolous, futile and politically motivated. So much for that. Yesterday, a federal district court judge in Virginia ruled that the health law breaches the Constitution’s limits on […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Picture of the Day: Sarah in 2012 (Steelman That Is)

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip: Missouri Record

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day