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Entries Tagged as 'Political Fix'

Cleaver Secures $200 Million for “Green-Friendly Bus Stops”

April 10th, 2009 · No Comments

One of our favorite congressmen, Emanuel Cleaver of Kansas City, had a brilliant idea a couple of years ago (at least in his own mind) on how to address the racial “disparity” in the earmarks process. Mr. Cleaver’s suggestion? Implement a quota system on the House Appropriations Committee that would require two additional African American […]

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Tags: Political Fix · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum Tag Team Obama

September 10th, 2008 · No Comments

What’s the old saying: “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” Favorite Clinton buck dancer Rep. Emanuel Cleaver was all to willing to send out the Obama panic signal in The Hill newspaper yesterday: “That’s all people have talked about since we got back,” said Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a Democrat who represents Missouri, a projected […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Decision '08 · Political Fix · Rep. Russ Carnahan

Joseph Pulitzer Must Be Rolling Over In His Grave

December 20th, 2007 · No Comments

It is hard to believe that the St. Louis Post Dispatch was ever affiliated with Joseph Pulitzer. That “Jo” would almost certainly be ashamed of the Jo we are all so familiar with. Lazy “reporter” Jo Mannies never fails to remind us of that old Mark Twain exhortation “Get your facts first, and then you […]

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Tags: Illegal Immigration · Jay Nixon · Matt Blunt · Media Bias · Political Fix

UPDATE: AP Says Fired Blunt Attorney Offered to Keep Quiet

November 1st, 2007 · No Comments

  “A devout Mormon, Eckersley isn’t shy about the fact that, at 30 years old, he’s still doing his best to live by the teachings of his faith, including remaining celibate before marriage. Perhaps that’s why he didn’t fit in with a staff in which he saysbawdy, locker-room talk is the norm. He says he […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Political Fix · Scott Eckersley · Tony Messenger

What Mannies & Messenger Won’t Tell You: Part 2

October 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Kudos to the K.C Star’s Prime Buzz for at least telling the other side of the unfolding Scott Eckersley saga. Tony Messenger and Jo Mannies’ tag team hit job last Sunday would have made any professional wrestling fan proud. It reminds you of when one wrestler distracts the referee, while his partner beats the hell […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Political Fix · Scott Eckersley · Tony Messenger

What Mannies & Messenger Won’t Tell You; “Sweetthings3146” & “Sexy_Bicth1066”

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

A copy of the below email, including this warrant for Eckersley’s arrest, was sent to Jo Mannies of the Post Dispatch and Tony Messenger of the Springfield News leader – before their stories were printed yesterday. Mannies and Messenger – arguably the Laurel and Hardy of the Missouri press corps – aren’t much interested in […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Political Fix · Scott Eckersley · Tony Messenger

The Source: Mainstream Media Messes Up Again

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

The Source opines on the allegations made by former Blunt Administration staff attorney Scott Eckersley. We believe you always have to take with a grain of salt allegations made by disgruntled employees. Anyone remember Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas? Eckersley admits in the Messenger piece that if the Blunt people would have found him job […]

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Tags: Matt Blunt · Political Fix · Tony Messenger

Mannies Breaks Big News!

July 26th, 2007 · No Comments

The Post Dispatch news hounds and their prolific story stealer Jo Mannies broke big news yesterday. Ms. Mannies informed us that the National Urban League – a 501c3 organization barred by law to endorse candidates – will not be endorsing presidential candidates at their annual convention in St. Louis this week! And since “Political Correspondent” […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Political Fix

Political Fix: “Moderate GOP Group, Co-Chaired by Danforth, Names Missouri Chapter Captain

June 8th, 2007 · No Comments

From the Political Fix: Dena Ladd, a Republican activist from Ladue, has been named captain of the new Missouri chapter of the national Republican Leadership Council, a moderate GOP group. Ladd most recently had been an outreach coordinator for the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures, the lead advocacy group for last fall’s successful effort to […]

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Tags: Political Fix

Surprise, Surprise, Surprise!

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments

“Hulshof confirms that he’s seeking top job at UM” Really?  

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Tags: Political Fix · Rep. Kenny Hulshof