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Entries from June 2011

Senate Republicans Push Balanced Budget Amendment, While Obama Simply Calls For Tax Hikes

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Politico reported yesterday, “As President Barack Obama told reporters that Republicans ‘don’t want a balanced approach’ in debt talks, Senate Republicans on Wednesday stepped up pressure on Democrats to help pass a constitutional amendment requiring the government to balance its budget each year. ‘We expect that [Obama] will be pushing for tax increases as a […]

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Cleaver Visits Family Farms – To Tell Them They’re Rich?

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Under the Democrats tax increase plan, anyone making over $250,000 is considered “rich.” Many family farms are sole propiertorships which means their farm income is counted as personal income. Meet the nouveau rich. Marshall Democrat: Cleaver spent about two hours at Marshall and Fenner Farms near Malta Bend, touring the registered Angus and row crop […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Black Conservatives to Gather in St. Louis

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

MissouriRecord.com: To combat the idea that politics ought to be subservient to skin color, the organizers of Move-On-Up–which may or may not draw inspiration from the Curtis Mayfield song of the same name–are hosting a gathering in St. Louis to showcase conservative ideals and leaders.  Their 2011 conference, which will take place in St. Louis […]

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Video: Where’s the Blight? Last Fed Up City of St. Louis Taxpayer Please Turn Out The Lights!

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:showmeinstitute The city of Saint Louis just declared as “blighted” the plot of land on which the eye-catching South Grand Del Taco resides. The business still runs 24/7 and gets customers, even in spite of the nearby bridge closing. Why would the city blight an intact and functioning business? Show-Me Institute Policy Analyst Audrey […]

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Senate Republicans Unite To Push Balanced Budget Amendment

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Roll Call reports today, “Republican Senators are set to kick off a media blitz to push a balanced budget amendment, beginning Wednesday in D.C. and building up through their July Fourth recess next week, when Members will flood local papers and airwaves with support. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) laid the groundwork for the campaign […]

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Liberals Use God – When It’s Convenient for Political Advantage

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

“…At the heart of liberalism really is a hatred for God and a belief that government should replace God.” –Cong. Todd Akin The liberals feigned indignation at Congressman Akin’s recent comments on Liberalism and God would be hysterical if it wasn’t so hypocritical. Which philosophy has fought tooth and nail to take God out of […]

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Rep. Clay Sides with Terrorists Over Israel

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Apparently following the lead of his president, Congressman Clay has decided to sell out Israel too: Jerusalem Post: “Six members of the United States Congress wrote to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton last week, asking her to “do everything in [her] power” to help “ensure the safety of all American citizens on board The […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

Quote of the Day: Rusty: “I Am Absolutely Committed to Winning Reelection in 2012”

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Rusty and Lacy shoveling Democrat BS during happier times between them Excerpt from Carnahan fundraising email: “The end of this quarter is less than three days away. You know how important this deadline is and you know that I have a tough fight ahead. Republicans have once again targeted me for defeat in 2012. I […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Rep. Lacy Clay

Democrats Double Down On Tax Hikes; AP: White House Proposing $400 Billion In Taxes

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

As President Obama finally engaged in talks about addressing this country’s massive debt and deficits in connection with the White House’s request to raise the debt ceiling, Democrats seemed to double down on their insistence on tax hikes. As CNN Money put it in a headline this morning, “Debt ceiling talks turn to taxes – […]

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Clay Says Auditing Fed Waste of Money; $365,000 Stimulus Jobs and Trips to Ghana OK

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

William Lacy Clay, a Democratic representative from Missouri, said that doing a complete audit as Paul is calling for is a waste of federal manpower and could cost tens of millions of taxpayer dollars.” Read more… So let us get this straight. Auditing a secret organization that controls the United States’ monetary policy is a […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay