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Entries Tagged as 'Tony Messenger'

“Reporters – While on the Job – Must Leave it to the Jury to Determine Who is a Victim.”

April 2nd, 2018 · No Comments

Tony “Baghdad” Messenger, who was probably fired as the editor of the Springfield News Leader for incompetence has another hit piece out on the upcoming Greiten’s trial. The St. Louis Post Disgrace is so fortunate to have award winning caliber journalism like this: From what I remember from the 1997 movie “The Devil’s Advocate” starring Al Pacino, […]

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“Baghdad” Tony Messenger Almost Let’s Secret Out of the Bag on Nixon’s Popularity

April 1st, 2011 · No Comments

“I want to tell you about Hampel. He’s got a stiff neck. Remember what he did to Bob Lowery? He followed him. Just to show that the mayor of Florissant wasn’t putting in a lot of hours, he followed him. You can’t do ‘bidness’ with a guy like Hampel.” — STL Post columnist Bill McClellan […]

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“Baghdad” Still Carrying Water for Nixon

February 15th, 2010 · No Comments

“Baghdad” Tony Messenger We hate to keep beating a dead horse, but we will anyway since the media doesn’t seem to care. Why is “Liar” Jack Cardetti still on the taxpayers dime after admitting he intentionally lied to the public on the governor’s behalf? Instead of Tony Messenger spending his time investigating and writing about […]

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It’s Not Personal, We Only Want Accountability

January 27th, 2010 · No Comments

A lot of people believe that the attacks we wage daily against politicians and journalists is personal. It’s really not. (well, maybe in one specific case it is, but we didn’t start it!) We don’t know these people, never met these people, and quite frankly, don’t care to ever meet these people. The corruption in […]

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Tweet of the Day: Folks, This is Why We Call Him “Baghdad Tony”

January 26th, 2010 · No Comments

Tweet today from STL Post Dispatch beat writer Tony “Baghdad” Messenger: “so much for liberal media conspiracy. democrats bray and green taking a few shots at media in ethics hearing.” This guy doesn’t even know that his industry is dying, and now he can proclaim with a straight face that a couple of Democrats complaining […]

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Messenger Finally Questioning Credibility of Gov’s “Communications Director” & “Public Relations Professional”

January 12th, 2010 · No Comments

Again we ask: why is the media so fiercely protecting “Liar” Jack Cardetti and Jeff Mazur? “Bagdad Tony” can’t even bring himself to mention their names in his article! It was he [Nixon] who insisted that the information about Lake of the Ozarks — forget the science — should have been released immediately. It was […]

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Hgwy Patrol Agrees to Standardized Rules that Discourage Illegal Immigrant Profiling

October 20th, 2009 · No Comments

Graphic courtesy of BullMoose America  “These new agreements promote public safety.” – Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano Tony Messenger: “Without fanfare last week, the Missouri Highway Patrol joined 66 other agencies nationwide in signing new agreements with the Department of Homeland Security continuing the process that was originally born out of political frustration. The agreements […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley · Tony Messenger

Where’s “Baghdad” Tony Messenger?

August 7th, 2009 · No Comments

In a story released on August 6, 2009, it was revealed that The Springfield News-Leader has been attempting to use the Sunshine Law for its intended purpose – increasing the transparency of government – but has been blocked by the Capitol Police using an obscure anti-terrorism Sunshine exemption.As reported, the News-Leader wishes to review tapes […]

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Better Courts for Missouri Demands Supreme Court to Stop Stonewalling Sunshine Request

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Isn’t it ironic that the king of the sunshine request, Tony “Baghdad” Messenger, is conspicuously silent on the numerous sunshine requests that are simply being ignored right now by the Democrats? In a letter delivered today, Better Courts for Missouri called on the Missouri Supreme Court and Mr. Thomas F. Simon, Esq., Chief Clerk and […]

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Tony Messenger Scolded by Colleague: “Reporters – While on the Job – Must Leave It to the Jury to Determine Who Is, Indeed, a Victim”

March 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Loyal readers of MOPNS know that we have always been a little suspect of “Baghdad” Tony Messenger’s reporting skills. But who are we? We’re just a bunch of bloggers in our pajamas giving our humble opinions! Well it seems a fellow colleague is calling “Baghdad” out on his often careless reporting, in particular, his choice […]

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