"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." -- Mahatma Gandhi

Entries from April 2010

Allman on STL Tea Party Controversy: “I Ate Political BSers for Breakfast for 14 Years and I Smell Bacon Again”

April 23rd, 2010 · No Comments

“I ate political BSers for breakfast for 14 years and I smell bacon again.” Wow. Quite the reaction from some hothead TP Leaders today! I think it was because some of us questioned whether party political operatives are taking too much charge of the TP movement. It was the TP leadership’s association with a PAC […]

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · St. Louis

Day 204: ‘Liar’ Cardetti Still Has Job While Nixon Announces More Budget Cuts

April 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

As Governor Nixon announces even more budget cuts today, the fact that ‘liar’ Jack Cardetti and former senate Minority leader Maida Coleman are still on the state’s payroll, shows clearly where the governor’s true priorities lie. <a href=”http://www.7is7.com/otto/countdown.html?year=2009&month=9&date=30&hrs=0&ts=24&min=0&sec=0&tz=local&lang=en&show=dhms&mode=r&cdir=up&bgcolor=%237777777&fgcolor=%23000000&title=Time%20Elapsed%20Since%20Jack%20Cardetti%20Admitted%20Lying%20About%20E-Coli”>Time Elapsed Since Jack Cardetti Admitted Lying About E-Coli</a><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>Related

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Video: Bill Corrigan: “We Are Outsiders”

April 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:kinoxxbb

Related: Berger’s Beat: BILL CORRIGAN ON THE TRAIL KMOX.com: KMOX Investigates: Dooley’s county-wide WiFi idea no longer sustainable DAY 3: KMOX: “Did Local Leaders Ignore WiFi Partner’s Shady Past? KMOX Asks STL County Executive: “What Happened to [Our] WiFi?” Dooley Top Aide Says Temporiti Left Non Profit’s […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley · Videos

Quote of the Day: “Talk Radio’s Stammering, Pausing Idiot”

April 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

 Talk radio’s stammering, pausing idiot? St. Louis Tea Party co-founder Bill Hennessy had some rather unflattering remarks for conservative St. Louis talk show host Jamie Allman of 97.1 FM. Hennessy later deleted the post (which we have below via the minuteman blog) and issued this apology. Can we all just get along?  STL Tea Party […]

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Tags: St. Louis

DAY 3: KMOX: “Did Local Leaders Ignore WiFi Partner’s Shady Past?

April 21st, 2010 · No Comments

This is starting to get ugly! KMOX.com: Small cities and communities across the country are scrambling to take advantage of billions of federal taxpayer dollars to give practically everyone access to the internet. In late 2006, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley had a vision to do just that. But now, more than three years later, a […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Lacy Clay’s Campaign “Payments”

April 21st, 2010 · No Comments

“Middle Class Joe” has been looking into Congressman Lacy Clay’s latest campaign “payments.” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swears in Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) as his sister and parents look on. Middle Class & Mad as Hell: I have been doing what I normally do and digging through the various muck that is […]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

SMI: Missouri’s Green Tax Rebates a Wasteful Use of State Funds

April 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Show-Me-Institute research analyst Christine Harbin pens an op-ed about Missouri’s green sales tax holiday and rebate program. Harbin argues that instead of creating new economic activity, programs that offer rebates on specific products like appliances and cars merely distort the market. By Christine Harbin On April 19, Missouri began a weeklong program of providing $5.6 […]

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Tags: Show Me Institute

Video: Michael Reagan: A Path Toward Prosperity

April 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Americans For Prosperity – Missouri has released a video interview with Michael Reagan talking in Missouri about income tax issues facing our state. The Missouri Jobs and Prosperity Act would eliminate Missouri’s income tax and replace it with a sales tax. Reagan discusses how states like Texas that don’t have income taxes are growing, while […]

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Tags: Carl Bearden · Videos

KMOX Asks STL County Executive: “What Happened to [Our] WiFi?”

April 20th, 2010 · No Comments

It’s not often that you see the managing editor of a major talk radio radio station doing some actual reporting. We have that development today. KMOX managing editor Kelly Hatmaker has a follow up on the story they ran yesterday questioning the finances of a non profit controlled by lawyer, lobbyist, Dooley campaign treasurer/manager John […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Martin: “Carnahan’s Campaign is Spending Money Like a Liberal Congressman”

April 20th, 2010 · No Comments

CORRECTION: Cong. Carnahan last summer proudly holding up a petition signed by Obamacare supporters, who like him, supported the 2,700 page healthcare bill. Looking on approvingly is STL County Executive Charlie Dooley These interesting graphics come from the latest Ed Martin campaign email. “Now is our time” Rusty Carnahan’s support is mainly coming from Washington […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan