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Entries from June 2008

El-Amin Urges Governor to Deploy National Guard In His District

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Image courtesy of freerepublic.com Fresh off his groundbreaking proposal to ban over the counter baking soda sales, Rep. El-Amin’s next knee jerk stupid idea is to have the governor deploy national guard troops in his district. El-Amin and his supporters are already critical of the local police. They often throw out allegations of police brutality […]

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Tags: Matt Blunt · St. Louis

Video: McCain Gives Sit-Down Interview in Springfield

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Sen. John McCain gave a sit-down interview after his speech to a crowd of students and many supporters in Springfield, Mo. Hat tip: adamjadhav

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Tags: Decision '08

Video: John Fund Speaks to UMSL College Republicans

June 26th, 2008 · No Comments

Wall Street Journal columnist and author John Fund gives his thoughts on this year’s presidential election.

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Tags: Decision '08 · St. Louis

King of the Natural Disaster Photo Op

June 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Rep. Carnahan surveying the flooding in Herculaneum Carnahan tours the St. Louis University’s Earthquake Center in May after the 5.2 magnitude earthquake. Now we know there will be those who will call us overly partisan and cynical because of this post (and their right!). We admit you can make a legitimate argument that all members […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Decision '08

Ethically Challenged Koster?

June 25th, 2008 · No Comments

By J. Jonah Jameson Word around the Capitol these days is that Republican turncoat Chris Koster may soon be the focus of some not-so-subtle attention regarding his lack of ethics. Now, some would argue that Koster never had any ethics in the first place. That would also be considered hearsay. But this time around, Koster’s […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · J. Jonah Jameson

Quote of the Day: McCaskill: “I Got a Handshake No Hug, No Air Kiss”

June 25th, 2008 · No Comments

Seems to be a little bad blood still between Sen. McCaskill and Hillary Clinton. From The New York Times: “Others described Mrs. Clinton’s luncheon manner as characteristically “workmanlike.” She smiled and dutifully dispensed handshakes, air kisses and “good to see yooos” to former supporters and nonsupporters alike. “I got a handshake,” reported Senator Claire McCaskill […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Senator McCaskill

[UPDATE] Quote of the Day: “When Chris Koster is Attorney General, He Will Stand Up to George Bush”

June 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Hazel Erby: STL County Council District 1 “When Chris Koster is Attorney General, he will stand up to George Bush and the Republicans, fight for working families, and protect our communities by keeping criminals off our streets.” Ummm…..Hazel sweetheart, I mean Councilwoman Erby, we’ll let you in on a little secret. IF Chris Koster is […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Video: Sam Graves’ “Real Energy Solutions”

June 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Related: Kay Barnes Doesn’t Know the Price of Gas
Neither Does Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes · Rep. Sam Graves

Picture(s) of the Day: How NOT To Campaign

June 24th, 2008 · No Comments

1. Put your brochure on police cars… 2. Think annoying people is the key to their vote… Thanks to the anonymous tipster who sent us these pics of good campaign literature gone to waste.

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Tags: Decision '08 · Picture/Quote of the Day

Bearden: “Cap-and-Trade Means Tax-and-Spend”

June 24th, 2008 · No Comments

By Carl Bearden and Phil Kerpen The U.S. Senate finished its week long debate on a massive new regulatory scheme known as “cap-and-trade, a phrase the Washington Post described as a “pithy marketing gimmick. On Friday, June 6, the Senate failed by a margin of 48 – 36 to get the 60 votes needed for […]

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Tags: Carl Bearden · MO Economy