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Entries from July 2009

Two Jobs Down, Three Thousand to Go!

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Earlier in the week, we told you about the grand total of TWO temporary jobs Governor Nixon created in Boone County thanks to federal stimulus dollars. We say temporary, because once the stimulus funding runs out, these temporary job will most likely be eliminated. Is this “Governor Nasty’s” plan? Create two jobs at a time, […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Quote of the Day: “We Can’t Let History Repeat Itself.” Former Senate Minority Leader Concerned About “GOP Takeover”

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments

“Make no mistake, tax cheaters cheat us all, and the IRS should enforce our laws to the letter. ” Sen. Tom Daschle, Congressional Record, May 7, 1998 Former Senate Minority Leader (and tax cheat) Tom Daschle is sounding the warning call today in an email to his fellow nervous Democrats: “In 1993, my Democratic colleagues […]

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Cong. Carnahan Wins Award from Conservative Group

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Cong. Carnahan’s performance last week at his healthcare forum has earned him Citizens Against Government Waste’s “Porker of the Month” award: “For his memorable walk-on cameo appearance in this political Comedy of Errors and his significant contribution to the unbridled bloviation emanating from Washington, most of which has been long on spin and short on […]

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Tags: Rep. Roy Blunt · Rep. Russ Carnahan

Video: Democrat House Leader on Obamacare: “What Good is Reading the Bill”

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Congressman John Conyers (D-MI) speaks at a National Press Club luncheon. Speaking about health care reform legislation he said, “What good is reading the bill if it’s a thousand pages and you don’t have two days and two lawyers to find out what it means after you read the bill?” Hat tip: wapiti307 Video: Congressman […]

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Jay “Nasty” Nixon; The Sh*t Hits the Lake….err Fan!

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments

escherichia coli From WebMD: Children are more likely than adults to develop symptoms of E. coli O157:H7 infection. Most people with the infection will have: Severe stomach cramps and stomach tenderness. Diarrhea, watery at first, but often becoming very bloody. Nausea and vomiting. Chad Livengood of the Springfield News Leader, arguably Missouri’s best political reporter, […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Media Bias

We Told You So!

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Last week, MOPNS questioned the identity and political credentials of one of FiredUp’s blog writers, noting that it was likely that they were connected to Robin Carnahan given the writer’s impressive access to information from the Secretary of State’s office. The 24th State – another great Missouri political blog – has discovered the Carnahan connections […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Roy Temple

Video: Press Conference for Homeschooling Mother Lisa Naeger

July 29th, 2009 · No Comments

Related:Columbian Missourian: Missouri divorce case becomes part of home-schooling debate STL Post Dispatch: Home-schooling at issue in St. Charles County divorce case

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Tags: St. Louis

Video: Greta Van Susteren interviews Tea Party Organizer – Dana Loesch

July 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip: leepresser

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Video: Cong. Carnahan on “Obamacare”

July 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Below is a scene that we predict will be played out thousands of times around the country during the upcoming Congressional recess. An elected official looking very uncomfortable discussing Obamacare. Hat tip:firedoglake

Related: Rasmussen Reports: Republicans Remain Ahead on Generic Ballot Talk Radio News Audio: Cong. Graves: “Dems Bending Truth […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan · Rep. Sam Graves · Videos

Woo Hoo, Stimulus Plan Working! Nixon Creates TWO Jobs in Boone County

July 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Where are the Jobs Governor? From KRCG: Gov. Jay Nixon is awarding $1.5 million in federal stimulus money to task forces that fight cyber crime. The task force is made up of officers from local police departments, sheriff’s offices and the Missouri State Highway Patrol to investigate child pornography and other internet-based crimes. Boone County […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon