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Entries from September 2011

Democrats, Including Bill Clinton, Unenthusiastic About Obama’s Tax Hike Plan

September 21st, 2011 · No Comments

“Former President Bill Clinton says now is not the time to hike taxes. ‘I personally don’t believe we ought to be raising taxes or cutting spending, either one, until we get this economy off the ground,’ Clinton told Newsmax in an interview on Tuesday.

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Politico: “Moderate Dems Duck, Cover On Hikes”; Press Fact Checks Find “The Entire Buffett Rule Premise Is False”‏

September 20th, 2011 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal editorializes, “There’s one small problem: The entire Buffett Rule premise is false . . . . [N]early all millionaires still paid a rate that is more than twice the 8.9% average rate paid by those earning between $50,000 and $100,000, and more than three times the 7.2% average rate paid by those earning less than $50,000.

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Picture of the Day: FBI Clicks On MOPNS Post on STL Congressman

September 20th, 2011 · No Comments

The post in question that has the FBI’s attention? “Clay Top Aide Runs Private Business Next to Congressional Office”

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay · St. Louis

Liberal Duplicity: English As Official Language “Xenophobic,” Making Call Center Employees Identify Name & Country Not?

September 20th, 2011 · No Comments

The Carnahan blog Fired Up Missouri thinks it’s ‘xenophobic’ to expect immigrants (preferably legal) to learn English and expect that driver’s license tests and other official government documents be in English. They’re lambasting Rep. Luetkemeyer for his video calling for English to be the official language of our country.

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Tags: Carnahans' · Senator McCaskill

Video: Man Made — Disaster at Birds Point Levee

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Maryville Daily Forum: U.S. Rep. Sam Graves has announced that he is co-sponsoring legislation introduced by Iowa Rep. Steve King aimed at curtailing downstream flooding along the Missouri River

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Tags: Rep. Sam Graves

Obama’s New Plan: “A Big, Big Mess,” “Not A Recipe For Economic Or Job Growth”

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Politico writes, “Suffering an erosion of support from the broad coalition that elected him, Obama has crafted a plan that reads more like a blueprint for shoring up his restless Democratic base than a vehicle for reaching across the aisle in search of bipartisan compromise.”

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Cleaver to Obama: “You Better Be Glad You’re a Brotha!”

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Further proof that Black America’s congressional leadership is clueless – and like the Obama White House – “dysfunctional!”

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Picture of the Day: Speaker Tilley to “Roast” Lil’ Niecey

September 19th, 2011 · No Comments

The Speaker should have plenty of material, especially how he bought her for a third floor office and a nice parking space!

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Tags: MO Legislature · Picture/Quote of the Day

Ambulance Chasers Pour Money to Governor Nixon

September 16th, 2011 · No Comments

This week alone, the Carney & Danis law firm contributed an additional $100,000 to Nixon. Both partners of this firm are active MATA members and had their law licenses suspended in 2002 for unethical activity.

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Tags: Jay Nixon · MO Legislature · MO Supreme Court

Cleaver Supports Raising Medicare Eligibilty Age & Means Testing – Ten Years From Now

September 16th, 2011 · No Comments

Sounds reasonable, especially since the program is going bankrupt. But when you belong to a party that has conditioned the public to depend on the public teat, any reasonable suggestion is going to be met with strong resistance. Like this for example.

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Tags: Healthcare · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver