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Entries from September 2008

Video: Judy Baker Monkeys Around With Health Care” (Funny!)

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Check out this ad from an anonymous supporter of the Blaine Luetkemeyer campaign. Hey, you can never go wrong with monkey actors!

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Tags: Decision '08 · Videos

Jay Kersting: “Staffers LIE on Behalf of Nixon. No, No The Other One”

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

From Jay Kersting’s Blog: Now that it is not going to happen, I can let you in on a little secret project I have been working on. Since the end of the August primary election, I have been working to get an on-air debate between Congressman Kenny Hulshof and Attorney General Jay Nixon, the two […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Jay Nixon · Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Better Courts for Missouri Launches New Radio Ad

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

“Now is the time for openness and accountability, not more deals for lawyers and special interests” Better Courts for Missouri launched a radio ad urging Missourians to stand up to the special interest groups and personal injury lawyers who dominate the current Missouri Plan. The Missouri Bar and its political allies in the Missouri Association […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · MO Supreme Court

Kinder, Page Set for October 1, 2008 Lt. Governor’s Debate

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

UPDATE: A source informed us this afternoon that the Kinder campaign has not yet agreed to this debate. We’ll have more details as they become available. Earlier story: Lt. Gov Peter Kinder and State Rep. Sam Page from St. Louis, the Lt. Gov Candidates of the Missouri Republican and Democratic parties respectively, will debate each […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · St. Louis

Metro Transit Funding Raises Difficult Questions

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

By Patrick Eckelkamp Saint Louis area officials have long struggled over how to fund the mass transit system. In the November elections, county voters will choose whether to increase the transit sales tax by one-half cent in order to fund Metro. If this measure passes, it will also trigger a one fourth-cent transit sales tax […]

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Tags: Show Me Institute · St. Louis

Rep. Sherman Thompson Parker’s Funeral Arrangements

September 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

Sherman Thompson Parker 1971-2008 Sherman’s viewing will be Friday, September 26th 2008 from 8:30 – 9:30 am at: Austin A. Layne Mortuary, Inc. 7302 West Florissant Ave. St. Louis, MO 63136 Funeral and burial will follow. After the burial, a repast will be at Nubia Cafe 5860 Delmar St Louis, MO 63112 In lieu of […]

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Kinder’s Huge Lead Means Desperate Page Will Go Ugly

September 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

With a St. Louis Post-Dispatch Poll showing Peter Kinder up 16 points in the race for lieutenant governor, there is no doubt that Sam Page is going to go negative with all kinds of outrageous claims in the next few weeks, if not days. The thing is, Page’s record can’t compare to Kinder’s and with Page’s campaign quickly […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · J. Jonah Jameson

Video: Missouri Spectrum PAC Co-Chairman Sherman Parker

September 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

Missouri Spectrum PAC Co-Chairman Sherman Parker, discusses why it’s important for African Americans to be actively engaged in both political parties. This video was taken from a Sarah Steelman for Treasurer fundraiser held in St. Louis on December 12, 2007.

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Video: Sherman Parker: “Effective Leadership”

September 20th, 2008 · No Comments

Rep. Sherman Thompson Parker (1971- 2008)

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Rep. Sherman Thompson Parker (1971- 2008)

September 19th, 2008 · No Comments

Former State Representative Sherman Parker (2003-2006) suffered a fatal brain aneurysm yesterday morning at approximately 10:15 a.m. Mr. Parker was rushed by ambulance to Barnes Jewish Hospital West in St. Peter’s, Missouri and was later airlifted to the main Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis for emergency surgery. After being evaluated by emergency room physicians […]

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