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Entries from January 2008

Podcast: Populist McCaskill Reacts to Bush’s Economic Stimulus Plan

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) says that the economic stimulus needs to be targeted and should be temporary. Click here to listen.

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Quote of the Day: Cleaver on The Clintons

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Cleaver is a sad case! What irony. You have the white woman for the black man candidate and the black man for the white woman candidate. How much are the Clintons contributing to the church “building fund” Reverend? From the McClatchy Newspapers: “Other Democrats worry that the former president’s rhetoric will tarnish his reputation. On […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

“For The Bible Tell Me So” Trailer

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

  We first brought this story back in November: Dick Gephardt’s Daughter Films Pro Homosexual Documentary. Here is the trailer for the film.

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Rassmusen: Huckabee 27% McCain 26% – Clinton 43% Obama 24%

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey in Missouri shows Mike Huckabee and John McCain essentially tied for the lead among the Show-Me State’s Likely Republican Primary Voters. Huckabee attracts 27% of the vote while McCain earns 26%. Mitt Romney is in third place with 18% of the vote. Rudy Giuliani picks up 7%, just two […]

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Video: Rep. Mike Talboy (D-Kansas City) Interviewed on “Missouri Viewpoints”

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

(Grandview) – Health care, short-term lending and personal privacy are among the topics in this week’s featured interview. State Representative Mike Talboy, a Democrat from Kansas City, describes his vision for health care during the interview, saying “…the state’s role in health care should be providing and making sure we have access [to medical care] […]

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Tags: Kansas City · MO Legislature · Videos

K.C Star Censoring Stories?

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

From  Telling the Truth Kansas City It’s not that the Falling Star needs any outside encouragement to support Cauthen from any pretend leaders, North or South….it is already on the bandwagon: -Dave Helling put in a Sunshine request for the e-mails with LT’s porn and they were given to him on Tuesday, 12/18, but his […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Kay Barnes · Media Bias

Steelman Seeks to Empower People

January 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Alan Lewis Gerstenecker, EditorWhen State Treasurer Sarah Steelman agreed months ago to be the keynote speaker at the Rolla Chapter of the NAACP banquet held Saturday, she had no idea how the recent turn of events in Jefferson City would affect her. Earlier Saturday, in the familiarity of her brother’s home in Springfield, Steelman announced […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Susan Montee’s Audit of St. Peters Should Be Investigated

January 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Has Montee performed another “friendly” audit for a fellow Democrat? From Wake Up Call Missouri: St. Peters is involved in a project known as Lakeside 370. The city began purchasing land for the project in 2000 and has purchased 1552 acres for a total of 9.1 million. Montee reports that the city did not obtain […]

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The Good, Bad & the Ugly of Poli Web Sci: Freshmeat

January 25th, 2008 · No Comments

The Blog of Independence: Yet, every time I visit the site the clip art of the bloody meat cleaver creeps me out. Yes, Senator I know you have chosen it ironically–but it sends the wrong message! Plus think of all the Midtown vegetarians that you are “hacking” off. And think of our dear Congressman, the […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

Tipline: Memo to Jeff Harris

January 24th, 2008 · No Comments

We received this today from a frustrated Jeff Harris supporter:   To: Rep. Jeff Harris From: Concerned Yellow Dog Democrat Re: Use your surrogates! Mr. Harris: Please accept this advice from a flea bitten, Yellow Dog Democrat that is suffering watching you give “Koster the Imposter” a free ride. I politely suggest that you start […]

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Tags: Decision '08