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Entries from November 2007

Skelton to Visit Military Installations in Sunny Arizona

November 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Looks like the elder statesmen Ike Skelton is a need of a little taxpayer funded rest and relaxation. Mr. Skelton, who is chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, will be visiting military installations is sunny Arizona this week. The Democratic congresswoman from the area said the purpose of the trip was to “help Skelton […]

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Tags: Rep. Ike Skelton

Missouri State Endorsing Religious Intolerance?

November 29th, 2007 · No Comments

Life of Jason: Missouri State has endorsed religious intolerance by demanding the removal of a Christmas tree that was in the atrium of Strong Hall on campus. According to the Springfield News-Leader, the tree was taken down by Lorene Stone, the dean of the College of Humanities and Public Affairs after someone claiming to be […]

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MRP: Final Nail in Coffin for Nixon’s ‘Independent’ Panel: Partisan Witch Hunt is Two Democrats, Hosmer Pal

November 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Sen. Bond pictured here in 1998 with former St. Louis NAACP head Charles Mischeaux JEFFERSON CITY _ Add another proven lie to Jay Nixon’s shameful list of prevarications, sleazy ethics and filching public money: The Missouri Republican Party today completed the destruction of Nixon’s false assertion that his special committee to investigate the governor is […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jay Nixon

Student Says Bush Employing “Poverty Draft”

November 28th, 2007 · No Comments

From The Current: (University of Missouri – St. Louis) By Justi Montague Have you ever thought about joining a branch of the military to help out with college costs? I have. It seems like the perfect ride, you are offered stability, employment, a college education, personal development and even a chance to see the world. […]

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Tags: Iraq War

Bi-Partisan Discussion on Judicial Reform Planned for December

November 28th, 2007 · No Comments

The Committee for Economic Development (United States of America), the Missouri Law Institute, Missourians for Fair and Impartial Courts, and Justice at Stake, will host a luncheon forum on “Why a Fair and Impartial Judiciary Matters to the Missouri Business Community.” The forum will include business and policy leaders for a bi-partisan discussion on judicial […]

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Tags: MO Supreme Court

Washington University Students Submit Video Questions to Candidates

November 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Tonight in St. Petersburg, Florida is the second CNN/YouTube debate featuring the Republican presidential candidates. Students from the university sent us links to questions they hope will be answered. The questions are about “cultural awareness” and global warming.

Related: Student Life: Romney and […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · St. Louis · Videos

Students Campaign for Presidential Candidates

November 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Hat tip: Young MO Politico By Stephanie Clark In the midst of the presidential race, MU students are putting forth their time and their voices to support their preferred presidential candidates. Students on campus have formed organizations to promote presidential candidates Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Edwards. None of these groups are official organizations, […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Carpenters’ District Council Endorses Sarah Steelman

November 27th, 2007 · No Comments

State Treasurer Sarah Steelman announced today that the Carpenters’ District Council of Greater St. Louis had endorsed her re-election for State Treasurer. In making the endorsement announcement, the Council said Steelman has been a strong proponent for working people and has consistently supported issues that are important to Missouri citizens. Executive Secretary-Treasurer, Terry Nelson, acknowledged, […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Sarah Steelman

Bond Now Supports Relative for ICE Director

November 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency director Julie “Ice Princess” Myers. Last week, we commented how unusual it was that Senator Bond was willing to throw his relative under the bus after it was revealed that she praised and awarded a white employee’s blackface Halloween costume. This is what Bond had to say about the matter […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Senator. Kit Bond · Videos

Sam Page Together with the AARP

November 27th, 2007 · No Comments

Dr. Sam Page, State Representative and a democratic candidate for Lt. Governor signs the AARP ‘Divided We Fail’ pledge. For Immediate Release November 27, 2007 Contact: David Woodruff Phone: 314-989-9939 While our televisions fill with advertisements defining us as red, blue, progressive and conservative, our lives remain burdened by the high cost of healthcare for […]

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Tags: Decision '08