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Entries from June 2010

Change You Can Believe In? Employers Forced to Make Changes to Health Plans Under New Law

June 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Apparently, not even a weekend goes by without another story revealing yet another broken promise from President Obama on his massive, unpopular health care law. During the year-long health care debate, Obama repeatedly emphasized, “If you like your plan, you can keep your plan.” At one town hall meeting in North Carolina last summer, Obama […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Obamacare: Government Gives With One Hand, Takes Away With The Other

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments

It wouldn’t feel right to end this week without yet another press report of yet another broken promise about the Democrats’ costly, unpopular, and ill-conceived health care law. And sure enough, Politico reports today, “No sooner than the administration dropped the first batch of $250 Medicare rebate checks in the mail, they have already run […]

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Picture of the Day: Charlie Dooley “Clowning Around”

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments

What a team! Francis, Sancho and Charlie! Related: STL County Executive Touts “Talent Deficiencies” on Campaign Website

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · Picture/Quote of the Day · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

FiredUp Missouri & Liberal Tommy Sowers Call Obviously Gay Bar, “A Regular Hangout”

June 11th, 2010 · No Comments

 “This handsome bar and restaurant draws young people on the prowl”–  From the Washington Post’s “Going Out Guide” FiredUp! Missouri recently produced a post in defense of Tommy’s decision to hold a fundraiser at a gay bar, calling Local 16 a bar just like any other hangout in DC. We beg to differ. The most […]

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Nixon Appoints “Real Republican” to Transportation Commission

June 10th, 2010 · No Comments

Last November, we told you how Governor Nixon’s Office was considering several Black Democrats for a Republican slot on the Missouri Transportation Commission since they did not want to appoint a real Black Republican. The Black Democrats included Marjorie Melton, who was fired as President of the Board of Public Service by Mayor Francis Slay […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

The Continuing Misadventures of the Lost Congressional Candidate, Tommy Sowers

June 10th, 2010 · No Comments

“I wasn’t sure why I was laughing, an odd situation to find myself in that I’m a fairly serious guy. But moments after meeting the Dalai Lama, as he was blessing me by placing a white silk ceremonial scarf, or kata, around my neck, he started giggling. So did I”– Congressional candidate Tommy Sowers Sowers […]

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Democrats Using Oil Spill as Excuse to Raise Taxes?

June 10th, 2010 · No Comments

The cynicism of Democrats and the Obama administration grows ever more audacious with each new proposal they take advantage of a crisis to push. It’s well known that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel subscribes to a philosophy of what he once described as, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” […]

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Now We Know Why Sowers Doesn’t Want to End “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

June 10th, 2010 · No Comments

“This handsome bar and restaurant draws young people on the prowl”—  From the Washington Post’s “Going our Guide” What was the Sowers campaign thinking when they scheduled a fundraiser at a Washington, D.C. gay bar? Paul Begala, Howard Dean, and Jack Dorsey (the founder of Twitter) held a fundraiser for Sowers at Local 16, a […]

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Video: How To Suck at Slow Pitch Softball, With Russ Carnahan

June 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:SharpElbowsStl

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan

Dooley’s Taxpayer Funded Political Poll Equals Two Laptops for Police Cars

June 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Republican county council candidate Bill Corrigan is questioning a recent poll conducted by Mr. Dooley to gage the support for a casino in north county. Corrigan release: St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley commissioned a political poll through the St. Louis County Economic Council and used $11,600 of taxpayer dollars to pay for it. “Charlie […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley