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December, 2009 | Missouri Political News Service - Part 3

Entries from December 2009

Quote of the Day: Cleaver: “We Haven’t Spanked Anybody!”

December 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Once again, quote machine Emanuel Cleaver is leading the charge of criticism against his president. This time, Cleaver is upset that President Obama’s loan modification program for homeowners facing foreclosure has only helped 31,000 people so far. Since the program was started in March, lenders have made loan modification offers to just 680,000 borrowers, far […]

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Clay Continues to Carry Water for Payday Loansharks

December 15th, 2009 · No Comments

We smell a very lucrative coup here for Congressman Clay’s rent to own/payday loan industry buddies! Rep. William Lacy Clay D-Mo., says he has a way to bring some of the 9 million unbanked American households into the financial mainstream. He has signed on as a co-sponsor of the Bridging Bank to Recovery Act, which […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

What’s That Smell?

December 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Former Jetton & Associates client and Speaker Designate Rep. Steven Tilley with “Kinky” Rod  From Show Me Progress: “But don’t worry about ethics, Republican Leader Steve “Air” Tilley is proposing an ethics package. Which would be a great joke, if it’s not going to be taken seriously by Republicans and newspaper writers as being reform…. […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

Picture of the Day: Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

December 15th, 2009 · No Comments

Sent via the tipline. (editor@mopns.com) Axiom Strategies founder Jeff Roe & his wife Missy

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Tags: Jeff Roe · Picture/Quote of the Day

Video: Rep. Cleaver for the Health Care Public Option, Spurns Triggers

December 14th, 2009 · No Comments

Hat tip:firedoglake  

Related:Rasmussen Reports: 40% Support Health Care Plan, 56% Oppose It Ozarksfirst.com: Democratic Senator McCaskill Not An Automatic Yes On Healthcare

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Videos

And the Love Affair Continues

December 14th, 2009 · No Comments

“In a legislative session that will likely be defined by budget restraints and deep cuts, the DWI crackdown unveiled last week is just the type of bill that Gov. Jay Nixon could potentially score as a win come May.” NIXON’S WEEK 48 GRADE: B + We sure hope the Governor is pushing his new initiative […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Media Bias

SHOCK! 44% of Americans Prefer Bush Over Obama!

December 11th, 2009 · No Comments

As with with Climategate, don’t expect to see this on the three evening newscasts or in the K. C. Star or St. Louis Post Dispatch anytime soon. From the Liberal’s favorite polling firm Public Policy Polling: “Perhaps the greatest measure of Obama’s declining support is that just 50% of voters now say they prefer having […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

Anxiety In Nixonville?

December 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Yesterday’s facebook status for FOJ (Friend of Jay) Chuck Hatfield: “In every life we have some trouble, when you worry you make it double.”  We can’t blame Mr. Hatfield and the rest of the folks at Team Nixon for feeling a little anxious right now. Governor Nixon’s poll numbers are dwindling almost as fast as […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Jetton Quote on Deviate Sexual Intercourse: “I Unknowingly Voted for the Very Thing I Have Been Fighting Against”

December 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Jetton practicing his from behind, underhand choking technique? “ ______ said she then remembers waking up and Mr. Jetton was behind her having intercourse in the bedroom” By Rod Jetton –SE Missourian Op/Ed (2/7/07) This brings up another sad point. I should have read the whole bill myself, (but of course I was busy with […]

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Tags: Spkr. Jetton

MOPNS Posts Force Nixon to Rebid Fee Offices

December 10th, 2009 · No Comments

“[Liar] Jack Cardetti, a spokesman for Nixon, said the governor’s office was aware of the Department of Revenue’s decision to rebid the contracts but played no role in the decision.” Springfield News Leader reporter Chad Livengood has a blockbuster story today on the Nixon Administration’s decision to rebid fee offices that were awarded to campaign […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon