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Tipline: “State Senator” Gina Loudon Holding Reception Saturday

May 29th, 2008 by mopns · No Comments

We received this interesting information via the tipline with a note reading “a bit presumptuous isn‘t it?” You’ll notice that this invitation for a reception reads: “Please join us for a reception with our next State Senator Gina Loudon.” Fair enough, shows confidence. The problem our reader points out is that “State Senator Gina Loudon” are all on the same line!

Ordinarily we’d say, what’s the big deal? But remember we’re talking about the Loudon’s here. This is the couple that have never seen a microphone, camera, or PR opportunity they didn’t like. The present Senator Loudon certainly had his share of controversy the last couple of years. Like back in 2006 when he tried to lead people to believe that he had a law degree during his unsuccessful race for state treasurer. Or the midwives fiasco last session. Voters should be asking if they elect Mrs. John Loudon, we’ll they just be getting more of the same?

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  • 1 Eagle // May 29, 2008 at 4:18 pm

    Hehe the Loudons just don’t play by the same rules. They’ve outraged everyone from paraplegics to the St.Louis Cardinals with their various antics. The only folks they haven’t stepped on are the midwives.

    Cannot wait to say goodbye to that awful name…

  • 2 Sarah // Jun 2, 2008 at 9:17 am

    You might note that Senator Loudon did not run for State Treasurer in 2006.

    As for the controversy, nothing negative there. If you aren’t being criticized, you aren’t doing much; there isn’t a legislator in the Capitol who isn’t controversial.

  • 3 JLC // Jun 2, 2008 at 8:52 pm

    Wow.
    Somebody’s desperate to find something to complain about!
    This post alone speaks for the Loudons – if the latest “dirt” is which lines “state senator” were printed on the invitation, I’m thrilled. What other dirt do you have? I’m sure it will scare the voters in her district!
    The “midwives fiasco” – maybe that should just be called a “legislative disfunction”! The House of Representatives is too embarrassed to admit that they didn’t read the bill before voting on it. Come on now… maybe the Senate didn’t have a lot of time to read it, but the House had it for 24 hours — why didn’t anyone read the bill thoroughly before voting? Seems like this kind of thing happens frequently – and when, oops! something passes that is controversial, the legislature doesn’t want to look incompetent, so it is always the sole fault of whoever added the provision, not the fault of the 163 reps and 34 senators and their staff who weren’t paying attention!
    Let’s talk about reforming the whole legislative process so midwives and village laws and a whole lot of other stuff doesn’t happen and everyone claim that they never knew it was there when the voted.

    Yeah right.

    I think most of the lobbyists like slipping *their* stuff through, so you won’t see a push to change the way everybody does business up there any time soon.

  • 4 You're kidding, right? // Jun 3, 2008 at 10:11 am

    Nitpicking the end of line return on an invitation??? This is a joke. It has to be. What intelligent person would give a moment’s concern to something so inconsequential?

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