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December, 2009 | Missouri Political News Service - Part 4

Entries from December 2009

Video: Gephardt: “Infrastructure A Pathway to Prosperity”

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Stimulus spending remarks from earlier this year from former Majority Leader and uber lobbyist Dick Gephardt (son of a milk truck driver!)

Related: Rasmussen Reports: Most Americans Oppose Second Stimulus and Using Bailout Funds for States Just 15% Favor Higher Gas Tax To Fund More Transportation Projects

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Nixon’s Approval Rating Only 8 Points Higher Than Cheating S. Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments

The liberal’s favorite polling company laments the fact today that Jay Nixon is only eight points more popular than embattled South Carolina governor Mark Sandford: Public Policy Polling: “Here’s something particularly remarkable about Mark Sanford’s 36/51 approval breakdown in our poll today- those numbers are actually better than average for the nine Governors we’ve looked […]

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Picture of the Day: Thank You, Thank You Very Much!

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments

sa⋅do⋅mas⋅o⋅chism: interaction, esp. sexual activity, in which one person enjoys inflicting physical or mental suffering on another person, who derives pleasure from experiencing pain. What, do you ask, does this picture have to do with “green balloons” sadomasochism and Rod’s sheer stupidity? Nothing. But we figure Rod can’t be more humiliated than he is right […]

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Spkr. Jetton

Broken Media: Silence on Climategate; Silence on Tourism Chief’s Past “Erratic Driving” Record

December 9th, 2009 · No Comments

“There are simply too many gaps in our current system. The way we handle drunken-driving cases in Missouri is broken. We must take bold and decisive steps to reform the way DWI cases are dealt with. We have a duty to protect Missouri families by improving every aspect of DWI enforcement, from the traffic stops […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Media Bias

Turn Out the Lights! Jetton Shuts Down Consulting Business

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Jetton & Associates client and Speaker Designate Rep. Steven Tilley with “Kinky” Rod  From Inside Missouri Politics Blog: “He will be leaving politics to deal with false allegations and spend time with his family,” Jetton’s attorney, Steve Wilson, said Tuesday in an e-mail to reporters. “He is confident that when the facts of this case […]

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Picture of the Day: Kinky Rod Jetton’s Mug Shot

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments

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Quote of the Day: “The Army of the Unemployed is Growing Darker by the Month”

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments

“We have a serious problem, and the army of the unemployed is growing darker by the month.”–Emanuel Cleaver      Video: Rep. Emerson Speaks on House Floor about Jobs  Hat tip:USRepJoAnnEmerson

Related:Cleaver & CBC: Obama “Not Doing Enough to Help African-Americans”

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Videos

Kinky Rod Jetton Charged in Sadomasochistic Assault on “Girlfriend”

December 8th, 2009 · No Comments

Birds of a feather? Former Speaker Jetton & Sen. Crowell practicing their “choking” techniques? “______reported that Mr. Jetton came to her residence around 2100 hours on November 15, 2009. _____ said that she and Mr. Jetton had discussed having intercourse earlier that day over the phone. ______ said she and Mr. Jetton had never dated […]

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Did Koster & Hatfield Renege on Deal With Contributor?

December 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

”Oh, I get it. Sorry to be thick. I’ll start writing them [checks] now.” – – “Friend of Jay” Chuck Hatfield (Click here to read entire email) It never fails that when you cut corners and involve yourself in shady dealings, (Jeff Smith) eventually it all catches up with you. Case in point is the […]

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Cleaver & CBC: Obama “Not Doing Enough to Help African-Americans”

December 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

It’s just human nature for “rats to flee a sinking ship” and by all indications, the SS Obama is taking on water fast. But it’s surprising to us that members of the Congressional Black Caucus are one of the first groups in the water! After quotes like these from Congressman Cleaver last year, we wouldn’t […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver