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Entries from July 2008

Tipline: “The Greatest Sense of Entitlement This Side of the Clintons”

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Is Gina Loudon losing the sign war in her 7th district senate primary race? We received this email from a reader recently: “It is sooo obvious that Gina Loudon is running for John Loudon’s third term. A friend got this letter from Loudon for Senate. It assumes that because she supported John Loudon, she will […]

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Video: Hulshof Makes Case to Jasper County Republicans

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: The Turner Report Related:  Political Fix: Doctor responds to Hulshof flip-flopping allegation Part 1

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Tags: Decision '08 · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Videos

Picture of the Day: Education Reform Advocate Starts Chess Club for Kids

July 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

L to R: Founder Rex Sinquefield, Rachel Keller Brown, Executive Committee member, Tony Rich, Executive Director Read more… 

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Show Me Institute

Corny Kenny Continues Attack on Farmers

July 21st, 2008 · No Comments

By J. Jonah Jameson  The Associated Press wrote a stunning piece on how Missouri’s ethanol mandate, supported by corn grower and Congressman Kenny Hulshof, is hurting farmers. One comment of many in correspondent David Lieb’s piece clearly shows how Corny Kenny’s mandate is affecting the way of life in rural Missouri: About his family’s hog […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · J. Jonah Jameson · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Sarah Steelman · Senator. Kit Bond

Dem Blogger Attends Steelman House Event

July 21st, 2008 · No Comments

From the Show Me Progress Blog: Friday evening, I attended a campaign event for Sarah Steelman at a home in St. Charles. Attendance was sparse–12 or 13 of us plus Steelman herself and three or four of her people. Thursday afternoon, I had gotten an automated phone call from her (odd, since I’m not a […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Sarah Steelman

Video: Hulshof on Ethanol

July 20th, 2008 · No Comments

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Tags: Decision '08 · Rep. Kenny Hulshof · Videos

Why Won’t Corny Kenny Come Clean About Ethanol?

July 20th, 2008 · No Comments

By J. Jonah Jameson The Springfield News-Leader’s Chad Livengood wrote an insightful piece on Missouri’s ethanol mandate and how it is hurting Missouri farmers and working famililes. Livengood exposed Hulshof’s blantant self-interest in ethanoal mandates by referring to comments he made to the Missouri Prarire Magazine in the Spring of 2007 when Corny Kenny said: […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · J. Jonah Jameson · Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Video: Kim Hurshman – A Mother’s Hope

July 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: CuresChronicles Kim Hurshman from Springfield, Mo discusses her two diabetic sons and the hope for cures she believes stem cell research provides her family.

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Cong. Hulshof “Protects Missouri Values” By Becoming California Wine Wholesaler

July 18th, 2008 · No Comments

With the virtues of hard work, faith, and a good upbringing, Mr. Hulshof has come a long way from those days of growing up on the farm in southeast Missouri! STL Post Dispatch: (6/16/08) By Deirdre Shesgreen Even as he’s got his eye on the governor’s mansion, Rep. Kenny Hulshof is dabbling in another business: […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Temple Part of Funnyman’s “Inner Circle”

July 18th, 2008 · No Comments

Congratulations on the new gig Roy! We hope that your firm received payment upfront. “Highly regarded campaign manager Stephanie Schriock, media consultants Mandy Grunwald and Saul Shorr, and pollsters Diane Feldman and Roy Temple, will form Franken’s political inner circle as he heads for a general election clash against Sen. Norm Coleman (R).” Read more…

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Tags: Decision '08 · Roy Temple