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Entries from February 2010

Clay Hosts Fundraiser @ Black Eyed Peas Concert: Did They Perform “Let’s Get Retarded?”

February 25th, 2010 · No Comments

According to The Hill newspaper’s ‘Washington Scene’ section, St. Louis Congressman Lacy Clay was in attendance Tuesday night at the Black Eyed Peas concert in Washington D.C. Not only was Clay grooving to the mega group’s many hits, (we wonder if they performed their 2004 hit “Let’s Get retarded” – lyrics below) the in the […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

Mi·sog·y·ny –Noun “Hatred, Dislike, or Mistrust of Women”

February 25th, 2010 · No Comments

As more of the lurid details of the “green balloons” encounter emerges between Jetton and a childhood friend, one thing is becoming certain as accusations and counter accusations are thrown about in court. Mr. Jetton seems to have an unusual fetish for physically abusing women during sex. Jetton doesn’t refute that the sex got rough, […]

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Tags: Spkr. Jetton

Video: Roy Blunt Addresses African American Conservatives in St. Louis (Pt 2)

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:moveonuporg Congressman Blunt discusses Cap & Trade, the USS Cole attack ad against him, and charges of hypocrisy from the Democrats concerning stimulus spending.

Related: Video: Roy Blunt Addresses African American Conservatives in St. Louis

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Tags: Rep. Roy Blunt · Videos

Clay Blows Off Constituent in D.C. Airport: “I’m Trying to Get Out of Here, Man”

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Blogger Michael T. McPhearson of the McPhearson Report tells us about his recent encounter with Congressman Lacy Clay. I had a strange and disappointing encounter with my Congressional Representative William Lacy Clay Jr., Democrat of Saint Louis Missouri’s 1st District.  I was in the Ronald Reagan National Airport in DC, still known by many only […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

Skelton Late Paying Democratic Campaign Committee Dues

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

According to The Hill newspaper, Nancy Pelosi’s reliable vote from Missouri Ike Skelton, is stiffing the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on his $250,000 dues: According to a document obtained by The Hill, the campaign committee is short millions of dollars of dues from dozens of members, including a number of key chairmen and other leaders. […]

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Tags: Rep. Ike Skelton

STL County Councilman: Contracts Not Going to Lowest Bidder But “Most Qualified”

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

With all the secrecy surrounding the FBI’s investigation into how contracts are awarded in St. Louis County government, Republican Councilman Greg Quinn gives us a little insight into what exactly the investigators may be looking at. “In any situation where a contract is actually not bid and awarded to the lowest bidder, there would be […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Picture of the Day: “Insufficient Funds”

February 24th, 2010 · No Comments

H/T: @Max_Reiss Related: Columbia Missourian: U.S. Senate passes bill without $300 million Nixon counted on How Much Does One MO “Stimulus” Job Cost Taxpayers? Over $300,000! H/T:mghoft Video: Jay Nixon: “Missouri Kids & Grandkids Will Pay the Debt Off”

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Tags: Jay Nixon

MOPNS “Official” Facebook Group Reaches 1,000 Members

February 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

We want to thank all of our loyal readers (including our detractors) for helping us reach this important milestone. In addition to our Facebook group having over 1,000 members, our Facebook page is at 1,492 friends and counting! We also have over 1,700 MOPNS and “Missouri Matters” Twitter followers as well. Thank you again, we […]

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Gov. Nixon – Skirting the Sunshine Law?

February 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Looking at the ethics report for Governor Nixon’s campaign, one expense in particular seems abnormally high: his campaign is spending a lot more than the average campaign on cell phones. His January report shows an expense of nearly $3,500 for the month of December, with the previous two months costing over $1,500 each (not including […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Dooley’s Double Dipper Has Employment Records Subpoenaed

February 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

Well that didn’t last long! After Kevin Killeen’s story was posted last Friday afternoon on KMOX’s website explaining how St. Louis County counselor Patricia Redding was stonewalling the media on subpoena requests, the Feds stepped in and subpoenaed Reddington asking for records on “double dipper” Darin Cline. Thanks God! The excuses coming from the Dooley […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley