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Entries from October 2009

Nixon Eyes More Layoffs

October 27th, 2009 · No Comments

“The hardest part of this job is to keep your credibility intact” – Nixon Communications Director Jack Cardetti <span>&<span>lt</span>;a <span>href</span>=”<span>http</span>://<span>www</span>.7is7.com/<span>otto</span>/countdown.<span>html</span>?year=2009&month=9&date=30&hrs=0&ts=24&min=0&sec=0&<span>tz</span>=local&<span>lang</span>=en&show=<span>dhms</span>&mode=r&<span>cdir</span>=up&<span>bgcolor</span>=%237777777&<span>fgcolor</span>=%23000000&title=Time%20Elapsed%20Since%20Jack%20<span>Cardetti</span>%20Admitted%20Lying%20About%20E-<span>Coli</span>”>Time Elapsed Since Jack <span>Cardetti</span> Admitted Lying About E-<span>Coli</span>&<span>lt</span>;/a></span>From KMOX.com:Looking careworn and anxious to see the latest tax revenue numbers, Nixon refused to rule out whether more layoffs of state workers will be necessary. So far, more […]

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More Excuses From Montee After Filing Amended Campaign Finance Report

October 27th, 2009 · No Comments

It’s pretty sad when the state auditor’s campaign finance report has errors! From our friends over at Missouri Political News 2.0: Last week MPNblog.com identified errors in Missouri State Auditor Susan Montee’s (D) third quarter campaign finance report. On Thursday, Oct. 22, 5 days after our initial post, the Montee campaign filed an amended report […]

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National Media Follows Up On MO Blogger’s Expose of Rep. Clay & Rent to Own Industry

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

The Washington Times has an “exclusive” today detailing the close relationship between Cong. Lacy Clay and the rent to own industry. Readers of this blog know that The Times’ “exclusive” was chronicled first on the Middle Class & Mad as Hell blog over three weeks ago! For instance, the Association of Progressive Rental Organizations (APRO) […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

Video: President Obama vs. David McArthur

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip: dsm0012 President Obama announced more loans would be made available so small businesses can expand their operations. Small business owner David McArthur explains that his customers need more money to spend in his store before he can consider expanding his business.

Related: Rasmussen Reports: Voters Trust Republicans […]

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Tags: St. Louis · Videos

Roy Temple: “The Political Environment for Debating Climate Change is Deteriorating”

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

“A new survey from the Pew Research Center suggests that the political environment for debating climate change is deteriorating. Part of the drop is likely explained by the increased politicization of the issue as it is considered in Congres” – Roy Temple Uhhh Roy, thinking people don’t need much politicization to change their views on climate […]

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Part 3: K.C. Star Lacks Integrity, Few Are Surprised

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

The K.C. Star & Selective Reporting Part Two: K.C. Star Biased? In a recent piece of “investigative journalism,” the Kansas City Star manufactured a corruption story featuring Rod Jetton, former Speaker of the Missouri House. While it very well may be true that Jetton had issues, The Star clearly invented the “facts” they presented to […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Media Bias · MO Supreme Court

The Week That Was

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Video: Charlie Dooley Calls Obamacare Protestors “Nothing But Haters” Cape Native Forms SaveOurDemocracy.org Cardetti Keeps Job While 100 DNR Employees Get the Pink Slip – 2 Months Before Xmas! Hgwy Patrol Agrees to Standardized Rules that Discourage Illegal Immigrant Profiling Why is “The Rodfather” Getting All This Attention?

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Tea Party Movement is NOT Collapsing

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Mr. Tuohey, you just don’t get it! Tea Party people are activists, not strategists. It is also not a Republican movement but a movement born to save our country from Obama’s socialist policies. Missouri Record blog: I fear we are witnessing the collapse of the Tea Party movement.  Today, in St. Louis, activists Dana Loesch […]

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Another One Bites the Dust! Jay Fires Another E. Coli Conspirator

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

While Cardetti, Mazur and Templeton keep their jobs after admitting they repeatedly lied to the Governor and the public, another participant in this sorry saga gets the ‘ol heave ho from Jay: Travis Ford, spokesman for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, which oversees state parks, would say only that Yancey’s employment ended Thursday. But […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Media Bias

Part Two: K.C. Star Biased?

October 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

Yesterday, we shared a post with you that details the selective scrutiny of the Star’s liberal editorial board regarding campaign donations, former governor Sebelius, and a pro abortion PAC. Here’s part two of our series: Neither the staggering influence purchased by ProKanDo, nor the heavy-handed ways in which the power has been wielded since, has […]

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Tags: Kansas · Kansas City · Media Bias