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Entries from June 2009

Post Dispatch Puts “A little Skin in the Game”

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

President Obama said during the campaign that we’re all going to have to put “a little skin the game” in regards to correcting our economic ship. Translation: hold on to your wallet because were all going to be paying more in taxes. Being in a congratulatory mood today, we congratulate the Post Dispatch for putting […]

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Tags: St. Louis

FiredUp Missouri Makes MSNBC’s “Countdown” to No Ratings

June 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

We congratulate our friends over at FiredUp Missouri for having a post of their’s mentioned yesterday on Keith Olberman’s “Countdown” to no ratings show on MSNBC. The network – with 20 viewers and counting – is famously known for their anchors who stalk women and who get thrills running up their legs when Obama speaks. […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Roy Temple

The View From Inside the Limousine

June 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

In a post titled, “Rolling Back the Hysteria” our friends over at FiredUp Missouri gives us a prime example of why we call people of their ilk limousine liberals. When your looking out at the world from tinted limousine windows, we guess paying an extra $175 a year on your utility bills is no big […]

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Tags: Carnahans'

Slay Has “High Praise” for ACORN

June 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Besides the White House, ACORN sure has some powerful allies in St. Louis. Last week, Congressman Clay said he was “pleased” that ACORN was assisting with the census count. And now according to this blog, Mayor Francis Slay had “high praise” for ACORN during a recent ACORN/US Conference of Mayors sponsored conference call: “Last May, […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay

Picture of the Day: You Decide

June 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Robin Carnahan “down on the farm” Future voters in Kansas City and St. Louis, or, phantom employees of her husband’s phantom company?

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Tags: Carnahans' · Picture/Quote of the Day

Video: Roy Blunt in St. Louis Campaigning

June 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip: leepresser

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Tags: Carnahans' · Rep. Roy Blunt

Quote of the Day: “I’m a Reparations Man — How Else Do You Repair the Damage?”

June 19th, 2009 · No Comments

Today’s quote of the day is from Missouri’s 1st district congressman William Lacy Clay. This was Clay’s response after the Senate officially apologied yeserday for “the fundamental injustice, brutality, and inhumanity of slavery and Jim Crow laws.” What got the Congressman’s dander up was this disclaimer that was slipped into the resolution: “Nothing in this […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

The Daily Show (2006): Ashcroft Argues Important of Using Aggressive Interrogation Tactics @ Guantanamo

June 19th, 2009 · No Comments

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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Tags: Hon. John Ashcroft · Videos

Cong. Clay “Pleased” ACORN Helping with Census Count

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments

“I was pleased to be briefed by the Census Bureau that they are actually ahead of the July 17th deadline for completing Address Canvassing. This essential step towards achieving a complete count could not be accomplished without the hard work and talent of thousands of highly qualified applicants who are now working long hours to […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

Skelton Chooses New Entitlement Program Over Missile Defense

June 18th, 2009 · No Comments

It may be time for Congressman Skelton to give it up. This was his incredible excuse for voting against missile defense: “For too many years, we have not taken a balanced approach to missile defense, we have spent far too much money on programs that do not protect us from the threats that truly exist.” […]

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Tags: Rep. Ike Skelton