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Entries from April 2008

Video: Dr. Alan Keyes Interviewed on “Missouri Viewpoints”

April 28th, 2008 · No Comments

Just hours after falling short in his bid for the Constitution Party’s Presidential nomination on Saturday, former US Ambassador Alan Keyes sat down with Mike Ferguson to discuss his thoughts on the events of the party’s convention, the state of America and his political future. The convention took place at the Marriott Hotel and Convention […]

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Audio: Political Activists Jailed in Jackson County For Not Registering His Signs

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Audio recordings by political activist, Bob WitbolsFeugen, who was jailed for protesting at a Jackson County, Missouri meeting on April 21, 2008. From Prime Buzz: Three deputies restrained and handcuffed WitbolsFeugen outside the legislative meeting Monday after they said he violated a new policy requiring him to check in with the sergeant-at-arms if he intended […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Videos

Claire Says Republicans Playing “Gotcha Politics”

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Democratic Conference vice chairman Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Claire McCaskill talk about the latest filibuster situation in the Senate over an equal pay bill. Chucky Schumer made it a point to remind us that Sen’s Clinton and Obama came off the campaign trail to vote, but John McCain decided not too. It’s ironic that […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill

Hulshof Dribbles Around Ethics

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments

A recurring theme coming out of the Hulshof campaign recently has been the topic of ethics in government. Just yesterday, Mr. Hulshof called for putting all patronage fee offices up for bid, but critics contend his plan basically keeps the current system in place. “Still, under the newly devised Hulshof formula provided to Prime Buzz, […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jason Van Eaton · Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Video: John Ashcroft at Knox College

April 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft spoke to sometimes rowdy crowd at Knox College on Tuesday, April 22, 2008. *Former Show-Me-Institute intern Maurice Harris gives his thoughts.

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Tags: Hon. John Ashcroft · Videos

From the WTF File! Ken Lay Chair Filled at Mizzou

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

First, the University hires a guy as system president who was fired from Sprint, and now they STILL have a chair in disgraced former Enron CEO Ken Lay’s name. Incredible! By Andrew Denney Graphic/Amy Oslica MU economics professor Joseph Haslag has been appointed as the first Kenneth L. Lay Chair of Economics, the College of […]

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KCMO Podcast: Jeff Roe vs Phil Levota

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Click here to listen (Courtesy KCMO) Roe and Levota discuss Barack Obama and his ties to 60’s radicals, Ron Paul’s supporters in the 5th District, and their predictions for today’s Pennsylvania primary.

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jeff Roe · Kansas City

Video: Missouri Viewpoints Interview with Raymore Mayor Juan Alonzo and State Rep. Candidate Pete Van, Jr.

April 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

“Missouri Viewpoints” Expands; For the first time, “Missouri Viewpoints” releases a full 30 minute television program. The new program features interviews with two Democratic candidates for State Representative. Raymore Mayor Juan Alonzo is running for the open 123rd District seat, hoping to replace Republican Brian Baker who is not running for reelection. Mayor Alonzo discusses […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kansas City · Videos

Video:$800 Million in Missouri Taxes to Support Canadian Company

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: missouriblogger 

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Tags: Kansas City · MO Legislature · Videos

What Does a Pol & and a Reporter Have in Common? Bad Taste!

April 21st, 2008 · No Comments

KY3 reporter and blogger Dave Catanese is the first offender. In a bid to be humorous (we guess), Cantanese titled a weekend blog post “Blogga Please,” a take off from the popular phrase “Nigga Please” that was commonly used in early 70’s “blaxploitation movies. Nice try Dave, but we didn’t find it funny. Also not […]

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Tags: Rep. Kenny Hulshof