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Entries from November 2008

Kit Getting More Bad Advice?

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Private jet with one of the three automobile executives landing in Washington. “If Washington bails them out, you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye.” – Mitt Romney In what could only be further bad advice from the “political pygmy,” Senator Kit Bond has jumped head first – and has actually taken the lead – […]

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Video: Left Wing UMSL Professor Offers Advice to Dems on How to Win More State Legislative Races in 2010

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments

 Hat tip: JoAlwood

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Former Bond Aide Pleads Guilty in Abramoff Investigation

November 20th, 2008 · No Comments

“Blackann worked for Bond during the period in which he is accused of accepting illegal gifts.” By Susan Crabtree In the ongoing investigation of convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, a former aide to Sen. Kit Bond (R-Mo.) has pleaded guilty to accepting an illegal gift of a trip to the World Series and admission to a […]

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Video: Left Wing UMSL Professor Explains Why Sam Page Lost

November 17th, 2008 · No Comments

You mean running a horrible campaign, ignoring African Americans, and being a sore loser wasn’t enough? Hat tip: JoAlwood

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Tags: Decision '08 · Videos

Reason # 1,643 Why Missouri News Media is Losing Money & Credibility

November 17th, 2008 · No Comments

“Talks over Smith also are said to have involved GOP consultant (and longtime Bond protege) Jason Van Eaton…” – Political Fix Almost spit my coffee all over the computer screen when I read the above excerpt from Jo Mannies this morning. Mannies is being retired retiring at the end of they year, right? For anyone […]

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Tags: Senator. Kit Bond

Picture of the Day: “The Will of the People be Damned!”

November 17th, 2008 · No Comments

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter.” (Isa 5:20). Let’s see, you’re a hater because you’re not in favor of allowing a vocal minority of freaks to radically alter the definition of marriage. I […]

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Tags: Kansas City · St. Louis

Guess Which Missouri Senator Supports Automaker Bailout?

November 17th, 2008 · No Comments

What a historic and strange year we’re having in politics! First, an African American is elected president of the United States. And now we have Democrat Claire McCaskill not supporting a bail out of the Auto industry and her UAW constituents, (“We are going to have to do more to protect tax dollars for me […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill · Senator. Kit Bond

Video: Midwest Talking Points #8 (Part 1)

November 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Mindy Mazur and Ed Martin talk with Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan about the 2008 elections in Missouri. Related: Missouri’s Prop (C)arnahan: The ONLY Green Initiative to Pass Tuesday Hat tip: CharterMediaSTL 

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Tags: Carnahans' · Decision '08 · Videos

Video: Left Wing UMSL Professor Gives Opinion on Why Obama Won

November 13th, 2008 · No Comments

Dr. Terrence Jones, a “political scientist” (An obvious Obama supporter. Jones calls President Bush a “failed” president ) at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, deconstructing the factors he says were responsile for Obama’s win. Dr. Jones describes President-elect Obama as having an “extraordinary intellect” and “inspiring leader” with a “focused direction and calm demeanor.” […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Videos

Oh, This Really Stinks!

November 13th, 2008 · No Comments

We learned yesterday that the Missouri Ethics Commission effectively destroyed any credibility they may have enjoyed with the public and with elected officials. How could anyone with a case before the commission feel confident they’ll get a fair shake after yesterday’s decision not to investigate Chris Koster? It’s ironic that an organization charged with making […]

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