"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." -- Mahatma Gandhi

Entries from May 2007

From The Tip Line…

May 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Sources tell MOPNS that mid level Bond staffer Jason Van Eaton, has quietly been working grassroots activists to get the 9th district nomination if Hulshof gets the top job at Mizzou. We also hear that Speaker Rod Jetton is growing weary of having his ethics challenged as Speaker, especially while his political consulting business is […]

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Tags: Jason Van Eaton · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Spkr. Jetton · Tip Line

Fired Up Criticizes Hulshoff……Again.

May 29th, 2007 · No Comments

We are certainly surprised at the Hulshof bash-athon going on over at Fired Up Missouri. We expect partisanship from the now Templess blog, that’s what their known for and do best. We would expect Fired Up to be cheerleading for Hulshof to get the UM president’s job instead of criticizing him at every turn. Hulshof’s […]

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Tags: Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Remember…

May 28th, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: Uncategorized

Republican Claire?

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

First she votes for Sen. David Vitter’s conservative amendment to end the new immigration bill’s amnesty clause. Then she supports the new Iraq funding bill that other Democrats called “a setback” I almost began to feel like our great state had two Republicans in the Senate, but we don’t. We have one Republican and one […]

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Tags: Iraq War · Senator McCaskill

The Source: “Harris Defiantly Unproductive”

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

As this year’s Legislative session winds down, the Source decided to look at the high points – and the low points – for one of the State’s most out-spoken Democrats, House Minority Leader Jeff Harris. For most Missouri political pundits, Jeff Harris’ quotes and constant criticism of everything from Republican voters to Governor Blunt himself […]

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Tags: MO Legislature · Rep. Jeff Harris

Rep. Joe “Nature Boy” Smith to Honor Veterans

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

Representative Joe Smith of St. Charles County will give honor to the men and women who have lost their lives in the service of their country during a speech this coming Monday, Memorial Day, at 11 am. While Rep. Smith anticipates his comments will reflect appreciation for Veterans of the Vietnam war, he will give […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

Gibbons Angling for Supreme Court?

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

    Sources tell MOPNS that another name being bandied about in Jeff City for the high court is term limited, President Pro Tem Mike Gibbons. This follows on the heels of the speculation we reported recently that Gibbons is searching for a graceful exit from the Attorney General’s race.

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Tags: MO Supreme Court · Sen. Maida Coleman

They Should’ve Kept Rahm Emmanuel

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

If it matters, Queen Kay of Kansas City was recruited to run against Sam Graves by congressman Chris Van Hollen. Van Hollen called Barnes a “top recruit.” If she’s a top recruit i’d hate to see who he has at the bottom.

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes

Gov Steps Up Fight Against Meth

May 25th, 2007 · No Comments

He says it’s for the safety…I don’t know about that but I do know we seriously need to stop this:

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Tags: Matt Blunt

Whorton Files For Lt. Gov Race

May 24th, 2007 · No Comments

Jim Whorton wants to be the next Democrat to occupy the Lt. Gov’s office: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A state representative from northwestern Missouri said Thursday that he is considering a run for lieutenant governor. Rep. Jim Whorton, D-Trenton, has filed paperwork with the Missouri Ethics Commission to seek an unspecified statewide office in August […]

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Tags: Decision '08