"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." -- Mahatma Gandhi

Entries from December 2008

UPDATE: Insider “Republican” Blog Gives Scoop on Alleged Kinder “Feud”

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments

We told you yesterday about the fake feud story that was probably pedaled to FiredUp Missouri by “Rowdy” Rod Jetton and “Political Pygmy” Jason Van Eaton. Before the numb nuts over at FUM run with stories given to them by Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum(b), (you decide which is which) they should at least do […]

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Tags: Decision '08

Video: Liberal UMSL Professor Explains the Redistricting Process for Congressional Seats & State Legislative Districts

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: JoAlwood

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Tags: Videos

Hey AP, You Missed This One Too!

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Since the Associated Press needs help from the blogosphere to report stories, we thought we’d try and help them out -and the rest of the media – AGAIN, by reposting this story from last week. 12/08/08 One of the first names on the press release announcing Jay Nixon’s transition advisors is Jim Bergfalk. Bergfalk is […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Media Bias

Show-Me-Institute: Regulations Targeting Payday Lenders Won’t Solve Financial Problems

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Amen on this commentary!!! Those who rail against the payday loan industry should step up to the plate and loan their own money to people with little to no credit history and sketchy job histories. These are short term loans people!. Of course the interest is going to equate to ridiculous rates – if it […]

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Tags: Show Me Institute

Insider “Republican” Blog Gives Scoop on Alleged Kinder “Feud”

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Looks like “Rowdy Rod” Jetton and “Political Pygmy” Jason Van Eaton are once again feeding stories to FiredUp Missouri: “Chief among the aggrieved is Sen. Brad Lager, who as Treasurer candidate lost the closest of the 2008 races for statewide office.  Lager was the candidate who likely suffered most from Kinder’s decision to throw his […]

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Tags: Spkr. Jetton

Flashback Quote of the Day: “Nathan is Probably Too Loyal to Snitch on all the Crooks He knows…F@#k ‘em all. Hang ‘em High”

December 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Monsanto employee and “blogger” John Combest and his new bride, aspiring politician Monica Durrwachter-Combest. Now that it has been revealed that former state representative Nathan Cooper has been released to a half way house, we thought we’d repost a quote from Mr. Cooper’s long time nemesis, John Combest:  “Nathan is probably too loyal to snitch […]

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Tags: John Combest

Hey, Leave Kay Cronkite Waldo Barnes Alone!

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Looks like today is the day designated to beat up “masturbation counselor” and former Kansas City mayor Kay Cronkite Waldo Barnes: From The Source: Kay Barnes finally won something, and this time we can actually say we agree with her success. In today’s Roll Call, Stuart Rothenberg lists several awards for 2008 Federal elections. Among […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kay Barnes

Video: John Ashcroft Sings “Letting the Mighty Eagles Soar”

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Mr. Attorney General, we deeply appreciate your vigilance in keeping us safe while you were in the administration, but PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, don’t quit your day job!  Hat tip:pdx

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Tags: Hon. John Ashcroft

MOPNS Creates Social Networking Site for Politicos & Activists

December 15th, 2008 · No Comments

Join “Missouri Matters,” a non partisan new social networking site for people interested in Missouri Politics. Create a profile with your photo; upload photos and videos; start subgroups; add your own blog posts; start forum discussions. This is your site! “Are you a Missouri politician, grassroots activist, party hack, political junkee or all of the […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

With Apologies to David Letterman: Top Ten Voice Mails Left on Jay Nixon’s Cell Phone

December 11th, 2008 · No Comments

10. Hey Jay, Chuck Graham here. Listen, Phil Tate and I are wasted at Hooter’s in Columbia and the manager just cut us off. We’re driving down to Jeff City and wanted to see if you’d meet us at Chili’s? Hit me back dog! 9. Jay, Rod Blagojevich, word on the street is you’re hiring […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon