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Entries from January 2012

Brunner Tweets Steelman During Debate: “Your (sp) Doing a Great Job!”

January 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Strange! You don’t show up to the debate but you tweet one of your opponents that they’re “doing a great job?” St. Louis businessman John Brunner was the only announced candidate running for US Senate that elected not to attend The Conversation with the Candidates at Branson High School – but that doesn’t mean he […]

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Yet Another Obama “Green Energy Investment” Lays Off Workers; WSJ: “Another Green Subsidy Favorite Goes Belly Up”

January 31st, 2012 · No Comments

In a must-read editorial yesterday, The Wall Street Journal writes, “President Obama keeps pushing the (Warren) Buffett rule that nobody making more than $1 million a year should pay less than 30% in taxes. He’d do better by the economy if he adopted a Solyndra Rule, in which no company touting unproven and expensive technology […]

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Picture of the Day: Randles Leading Spence in GOP Gubernatorial Primary

January 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Related: Spence’s First Commercial Politico: 2012 governor races Republican Governor Candidate Releases College Transcripts

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Sen. Schumer Says “We Are In Great Shape” As GDP Growth Slows, Unemployment Stays High, And 2011 Declared Worst Year For Home Sales

January 30th, 2012 · No Comments

At a press conference last Wednesday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), a key member of Senate Democrats’ leadership, took to the podium to criticize something Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-IN) said in his Republican Address the night before. Gov. Daniels said, “On these evenings, Presidents naturally seek to find the sunny side of our national condition.  But […]

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Dooley Lays Off 26; $200k a Year Cronies Keep Their Jobs

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments

One thing you can say for sure, Mr. Dooley sure is loyal (to a fault) to his cronies. Instead of firing these cronies from their plum patronage jobs, he’d rather throw hardworking county employees out into the street who actually do meaningful work for the county. Post Dispatch: County Executive Charlie A. Dooley said Wednesday […]

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Video: 1,000 Days Without a Budget (McCaskill Featured)

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments

The Democratically controlled United States Senate passed a dubious milestone the other day. Incredibly, 1,000 days has passes since the senate passed a budget. One thousand days folks! That’s almost three years! Can you believe that one of the president’s campaign themes this year will be a “do nothing Congress?” Right there supporting this irresponsibility […]

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Ed Martin Completes the Trifecta

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments

The Martin for Congress campaign announced this morning that Mr. Martin is switching gears. Instead of running against former Ambassador Ann Wagner for the second congressional Republican nomination, Martin will set his sights on attorney general Chris Koster. One could say that this race will be contest of one ambitious opportunist against another ambitious opportunist. […]

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“State Of The Union? More Like State Of The Campaign”

January 25th, 2012 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal summed up last night’s speech from the president pretty well in an editorial today: “President Obama delivered a State of the Union address Tuesday night that by the account of his own advisers is more campaign document than a plan for governing. He’s running against Republicans in Congress, Reaganomics, wealthy bankers […]

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Politico On State Of The Union Speech: “Obama’s Big Campaign Speech”

January 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

The emperor has no clothes? Tomorrow night, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress. But Politico writes today that it’s likely to be much more of a campaign speech than a serious attempt to move the country forward. Politico writes, “The most important 2012 campaign event so far — and […]

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Editorials Castigate Obama”s Keystone Rejection As “The Most Craven Sort Of Election-Year Politics”

January 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Trying to find any sense in President Obama’s stunning rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline and the 20,000 jobs it would have created, columnist Robert Samuelson writes today, “It isn’t often that a president makes a decision that has no redeeming virtues and — beyond the symbolism — won’t even advance the goals of the […]

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