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Entries Tagged as 'Adam Smith Foundation'

Bought & Sold Lacy Clay: “I’ll Always Do My Best to Protect What Really Matters to You”

February 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Remarkably, this quote is not from Rep. Clay responding to a constituent, but instead to his handlers and benefactors in the predatory”rent to own” industry. The industry has called Clay “the greatest champion the rent-to-own transaction has ever had.” Last month, we learned that Clay’s chief of staff Darryl Piggee and his wife Sherry R. […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · Rep. Lacy Clay

Does Media Even Care Anymore About Objectivity?

September 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Imaginary conversation yesterday between Jay Nixon, Kelvin Simmons and Jack Cardetti: Nixon: “Damn that Missouri Political News Service! They’ve once again exposed my shady dealings regarding campaign contributors and fee offices.” Simmons: Yeah, this looks pretty bad boss, especially the part where Alternative Opportunities already knew how many fee offices they were going to get. […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · Jay Nixon · Media Bias

MIAC Report Fallout Continues

April 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

“Where is the ACLU? This is a huge violation of civil liberties. I scraped off my Nader sticker to add the Obama one…..so really, both sides of the political spectrum should be alarmed. Whenever you slide out from the middle(moderate)…you are a cause for alarm? It wasn’t nice when Michelle Bachmann suggested the far left […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · Jay Nixon · Videos

GOP Protesters Disrupt Pelosi Energy Rally. Never Fear, Bootlicker Cleaver to the Rescue!

August 27th, 2008 · No Comments

Is Congressman Cleaver now the official defender and protector of White Democrat women politicians? He sure got a lot of practice during the primary season. Still a member of the Tom Tom Club we see. By Mike Soraghan DENVER — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s energy pep rally Tuesday turned into a shout-fest when Republican protesters […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · Decision '08 · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

MO. Bar Association Offers “Non Partisan Court Plan” Talking Points to its Members

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Here’s an example of “liberal elitism” at its finest. The Missouri Bar Association is offering what it labels “Seek, Speak and Teach Resources” to its membership. Try not to be too insulted as you read below what they think of us “lay public.” You’re the expert. As a lawyer, you take for granted your knowledge of […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · MO Supreme Court

Adam Smith Foundation/Blog CCP Applaud Blunt Appointment to Court of Appeals

October 10th, 2007 · No Comments

Who woulda ever thunk it!  (Jefferson City) – The Adam Smith Foundation today applauded Governor Matt Blunt for appointing Clay County Circuit Judge James E. Welsh to the Western District Court of Appeals. Blunt chose Welsh from the panel of three candidates submitted to him by the Appellate Judicial Commission. The Adam Smith Foundation has […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · MO Supreme Court

Building Trust

September 20th, 2007 · No Comments

Last week, state Sen. Charlie Shields called Missouri Supreme Court Justice Laura Denvir Stith before the Senate Rules Committee to answer serious questions. The St. Joseph Republican took this unprecedented step in response to equally unprecedented allegations that the Appellate Judicial Commission – chaired by Stith – had engaged in secrecy and backroom dealings in […]

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Missouri’s Democrat “Nutroots” Have it Wrong…..Again!

September 13th, 2007 · No Comments

There are two definitions of insanity: 1.) Doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results. 2.) Repeating a lie over and over to yourself until you start to actually believe it’s true. It seems our friends over at Blog CCP are suffering from the second definition. Ok, we’ll bite and double […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · Jeff Roe

JUDGE STITH: Judicial Commission Violated Own Rules

September 12th, 2007 · No Comments

Judge Stith just admitted yesterday before the Senate Rules Committee that the Missouri Supreme Court and the Appellate Judicial Commission violated its own rule which it claims excepts it from the Sunshine Law. Judge Stith stated that the confidential list of applicants for the Missouri Supreme Court was “shared with other judges” who were not […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · MO Supreme Court

Assessing the Summer 2007 Appellate Judicial Commission Process

August 28th, 2007 · No Comments

The below excerpt from an excellent treatise, reveals the liberal bias demonstrated by Chief Justice Laura Stith and her Appellate Judicial Commission this past summer. Furthermore, the information exposes that none of the three candidates subscribe to the philosophy of judicial restraint. Lastly, it features some interesting details regarding potential legal challenges to the Missouri […]

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Tags: Adam Smith Foundation · MO Supreme Court