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Entries from May 2012

Drug That Killed Michael Jackson to be Used in Missouri Executions; What’s the Problem?

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Well, we at least know the drug works! Time: The same anesthetic that caused the overdose death of pop star Michael Jackson is now the drug of choice for executions in Missouri, causing a stir among critics who question how the state can guarantee a drug untested for lethal injection won’t cause pain and suffering […]

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Video: Herman Cain at the “Rally for Common Sense”

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip: dsm0012

Related: David Roland of Missouri’s Freedom Center, joined fellow conservatives on the Patriot Field of Dreams

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WaPo Fact Checker Debunks Obama White House’s Implausible Spending Claims

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments

This week, the White House has noticeably spent time this week pushing claims that the huge increases in federal spending President Obama has presided over are actually much smaller than those of other recent presidents, pointing to a commentary from Rex Nutting at MarketWatch. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney even told reporters that “this […]

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STL County Ends 2011 with Surplus After County Executive Said County in Desperate Financial Straits

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Can we really be surprised by this development after this administration mailed real estate tax notices – a day after the 2010 election? St. Louis County government needs an enema. Check out the related story and make yourself more nauseated! The Call: Sixth District Councilman Steve Stenger, D-Affton, is outraged St. Louis County ended fiscal […]

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Tags: St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Video: Lenny McAllister Addresses The “Rally for Common Sense”

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Political analyst and CNN contributor Lenny McAllister addresses the crowd at the “Patriot Field of Dreams” in Holts Summit, Mo. last weekend. Hat tip: moveonuporg

Related: Video: Herman Cain Shout Out – Rally for Common Sense in Holts Summit

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Democrat Posturing On Student Loans Ignores Jobs Crisis For Young Americans

May 24th, 2012 · No Comments

This afternoon, the Senate will again be voting on proposals to prevent interest rates on federal student loans from going up. Speaking on the Senate floor this morning, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said, “This problem could have been solved weeks ago. Democrats weren’t interested. They wanted a scapegoat more than a solution. . . […]

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Obama Admin To Use $20 Mil In Taxpayer Money For Obamacare Ad Campaign

May 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

The Hill reports today, “The Health and Human Services Department has signed a $20 million contract with a public-relations firm to highlight part of the Affordable Care Act.” According to PR Week, which first reported on the contract, “‘The campaign will inform the American people about the many preventive benefits now available to those with […]

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Tags: Healthcare · Rep. Russ Carnahan

Will McCaskill Now “Just Sell The Damn Condo?”

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

While Claire tries to burnish her moderate, middle class, “I’m one of you” credentials to save her Senate seat, word over the weekend is that the good senator was late paying the taxes on her Washington condo: Only seven months after critical news stories about unpaid taxes on a private airplane, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill […]

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Embattled Obama Admin. Nuclear Regulator To Resign

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Another embattled Obama administration official is stepping down this morning. The New York Times reports, “Gregory B. Jaczko, whose three-year tenure as chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been marked by bitter battles with colleagues and with Congress, announced Monday that he would step down as soon as a successor was confirmed.” The AP […]

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Video: Tilley: Spence “Hypocritical” On Ethics

May 21st, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip:PoliticMo House Speaker Steven Tilley makes comments on gubernatorial hopeful Dave Spence’s ethics proposal on May 17, 2012.

Related: * Reports were that the Spence campaign bus left last weekend’s “Rally for Common Sense”  just as Spence communications director Stacy E. Washington took the podium for her remarks Political […]

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