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Entries from July 2007

Graves Secures Funding For NITRO

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

U.S. Congressman Sam Graves announced he has secured $375,000 in funding for the Northwest Missouri Interagency Team Response Operation (NITRO) in a bill that passed the House today. The funding will be for personnel, transportation and communication needs. “NITRO has had tremendous success disrupting and finding those who prey on our children with dangerous drugs,” […]

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Emerson Seeks to Ease Cuba Trade Restrictions

July 31st, 2007 · No Comments

By David Rogers Anti-Castro lawmakers are delighted by a House vote last week rejecting efforts to ease restrictions on financing for U.S. agricultural exports to Cuba. The 245-182 vote quashes speculation that the new Democratic Congress will change U.S.-Cuban policy substantially. “The message is very clear,” said Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart (R., Fla.). “There will be […]

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Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson

Gov. Blunt’s Speech On Judicial Selection Process

July 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Back on June 21, Governor Matt Blunt delivered an address on the Missouri judicial selection process before the Kansas City Lawyers Chapter. audio

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Other States Copying Steelman Initiative

July 30th, 2007 · No Comments

By Michael O’Brien Over the past few years, U.S. states have been a caldron of innovation on the topic. In Missouri, State Treasurer Sarah Steelman, a Republican, has undertaken an effort to cleanse the state’s pension funds of investments in any company doing business in a terrorist-sponsoring state. And this fall, Steelman will roll out […]

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Tags: Iraq War

Cleaver Not Raising a Lot of Money? No Story Here.

July 30th, 2007 · No Comments

The Source takes aim today at Rep. Cleavers’ recent fundraising: “Cleaver managed to raise just over $70,000, bringing his total for the 2008 election cycle to roughly $124,000. That total number, you might note, was bested in the last quarter alone by both Sam Graves and Kay Barnes, as well as every member of the […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Fired Up Hates Seeing Black People

July 28th, 2007 · No Comments

It’s bad enough that the morons think black people can’t do anything for themselves without some white head of state helping them…but now they are attacking Matt Blunt for posting pictures of black appointees. This is typical since the site is headed by Ms. Carnahan, who was married to an openly bigoted fool who performed […]

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Adam Smith Blasts Judiciary Selection

July 28th, 2007 · No Comments

And rightfully so… As we’ve noted before, the three judges picked by the bipartisan selection commission for the Supreme Court are all leftists. Yes even the so-called Republican nominee, the liberal Miss Breckenridge who is very cozy with Chief Justice Laura Denvir Stith. According to one source, Stith is such good friends with Miss Breckenridge she was introducing […]

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Nixon Wants Dem Friends Exempt

July 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Of course Jay Nixon never plays partisan politics with his office, from the AP:  Sen. Claire McCaskill and others working to pay off old campaign debts could benefit if the state Supreme Court follows the state’s suggested model for reinstating Missouri’s campaign contribution limits. A brief filed by Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon, on behalf […]

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The Source: “Nixon Campaign Setting All the Wrong Benchmarks”

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

At this point in the Gubernatorial Campaign, it seems absolutely absurd to have more than a handful of staffers, as their only substantive role would likely be the soliciting and collection of donor checks. In light of Jay Nixon’s meager fundraising numbers, it’s not likely that his staff was too busy in that capacity. Despite […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jay Nixon

Ladue “Limousine Liberal” Attorney Holds Obama Event

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Hmmm. Besides elected officials, wonder how many African Americans were there? Maybe Tim Person? Photos courtesy of Pub Def

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Tags: Decision '08