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November, 2009 | Missouri Political News Service - Part 3

Entries from November 2009

Robin ACORNahan Refuses to Spell Out Position on Healthcare Reform

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments

What do you think Shadow? For or against Obamacare? Decisions, decisions! AP: “Democratic Senate candidate Robin Carnahan says she is both excited and concerned about House-passed legislation that would overhaul the nation’s health care system. But Carnahan, who is Missouri’s secretary of state, declined to specifically say Tuesday whether she supports the bill.” This is […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

What a Novel Idea? Casino Chief Resigns for Good of Organization!

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments

“The hardest part of this job is to keep your credibility intact” – Nixon Communications Director Jack Cardetti Dan Lee, president of Pinnacle Entertainment resigned yesterday, a few days after allegedly threatening a St. Louis County councilman. Mr. Lee apparently realized (voluntarily or involuntarily) that he was now damaged goods and that his continued presence […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Nixon Renews Luxury Box at Mizzou While Unemployment Rises

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Governor Jay Nixon has renewed his luxury box at the Mizzou Arena for this seasons men’s basketball games, ensuring that he will be able to talk with contributors watch all of the games in the lap of luxury. Of course, at a time when unemployment is at a 26 year high and many Missourians can’t […]

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Loudon: “St. Louis Protects It’s Own: A DA Turns a Blind Eye on the Gladney Beating”

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments

 SEIU beating victim Kenneth Gladney By John Loudon (excerpt from biggovernment.com) Protesters were disparaged as “tea baggers” and Astroturf, but name-calling is not what they do in Chicago. It might be over the top to say the President; himself ordered the hit, but what about his people? What he said of the conservative protestors is […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan · St. Louis

“Off With Their Heads” Sowers’ Idea of Health Reform

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments

An impatient Tommy Sowers wishes he were already in Congress so he could join the liberal wing of the Democrat Party in support of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $1.3 trillion health care bill, according to the Southeast Missourian. The bill would punish Americans who don’t obtain health insurance with maximum fines of $250,000 and up to […]

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Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Senator McCaskill · Videos

Will Nixon Muzzle Mathewson to Protect his Gaming Friends?

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments

For those of you following the news about casinos in our state, you probably know that Pinnacle Gaming has been the subject of some controversy regarding one of their casino boats – The President – which has been deemed unsafe and could result in them losing the license and having it given to a different […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Video: Blunt Addresses House Call Press Conference

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip:RepRoyBlunt

Related: The Weekly Standard: Pelosi Breaks Pledge to Put Final Health Care Bill Online for 72 Hours Before Vote Columbia Missourian: Where your legislators stand on the health care debate Video: Speedreader reading the nearly 2,000 page House bill bill!

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Tags: Rep. Roy Blunt · Videos

Video: Obama: “My Plan Makes Electricity Rates Skyrocket”

November 6th, 2009 · No Comments

Blogger “Sean” over at FiredUp Missouri cracks us up! This guy is the king of finding polls (here and here) that supposedly claim that economists and Americans support President Obama’s Cap & Tax Trade plan. Now that unemployment is at a 26 year high of 10.2%, what kind of economic illiterate would advocate raising Americans […]

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The Source: “The E.Coli-Gate Casualty List”

November 5th, 2009 · No Comments

The Source: How many people have lost their jobs because of E.Coli-Gate? A lot. Unfortunately, not very many of them were actually involved. They were collateral damage from Nixon’s attempts to control the story. Most of the people who caused the problem still remain. Here’s the casualty list: Read more…. Related: Quote of the Day: […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Nixon Ready to Make “Republican” Appointment to Missouri Transportation Commission

November 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Sources  are alerting us that Governor Jay Nixon is allegedly ready to appoint Marjorie Melton, former President of the St. Louis City Board of Public Service, to a Republican Commissioner’s position on the Missouri Transportation Commission. Melton’s name is listed here with other prominent Democrats supporting Mayor Slay’s re-election bid. Ms. Melton previously worked for […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Mayor Frances Slay