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Entries from October 2010

WOW, What An Endorsement?

October 20th, 2010 · No Comments

The St. Louis Post Dispatch gave their lukewarm endorsement to current St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley today with the headline: “Let Charlie Do it.” After endorsing “moderate” Republican John Lamping earlier in the week, most political observers expected the chances of a second Republican endorsement from them to be slim to none. Check out […]

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With S. County Gone, Is Dooley Losing N. County Support Too?

October 19th, 2010 · No Comments

It is not surprising that voters in the southern part of St. Louis County are extremely upset with current county executive Charlie Dooley. Besides his failed leadership and blatant cronyism, Dooley ignored their concerns and implemented a catastrophic and illegal trash scheme that will eventually cost county taxpayers tens of millions of dollars in punitive […]

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AP: Boeing Employees To See Increased Premiums Thanks To Obamacare

October 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Since President Obama and the Democrat-run Congress celebrated passing their massive health care law over the objections of a majority of Americans, news reports have come on an almost weekly basis demonstrating how their legislation has not and will not live up to the promises made about it during the initial sales pitch. President Obama […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Creve Coeur Turns to the Dark Side

October 19th, 2010 · No Comments

The story is simple: Residents collected 450 signatures for Charlotte D’Alfonso (more than most council members got votes) to replace an outgoing council member (who endorsed her), but she refused the mayor’s request to always vote with the majority on council. No one else had been considered openly for the job until Charlotte’s refusal. More […]

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Tags: St. Louis

Politweet.net Makes Debut

October 18th, 2010 · No Comments

A new website called www.politweet.net  was recently brought to our attention. It is a comprehensive site that aggregates political, press and media twitter feeds into an organized format. If you click on the states tab and go to the Missouri link, you will be able to see what is going on around the state. Check […]

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Obama’s MythBusters Cameo Should Have Been About His “Busted” Health Care Myths

October 18th, 2010 · No Comments

According to Politico’s Playbook today, “President Obama has taped an appearance for Discovery Channel’s ‘MythBusters’.” Certainly, it’s nice for the President to show support for the science-focused education and entertainment that the show is known for, but it often feels like President Obama needs to be examined by a political version of such a show. […]

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Tags: Healthcare

“AAA Charlie” Dooley on St. Louis County-City Merger: “That’s What I’m All About!”

October 18th, 2010 · No Comments

“If it takes the City of St. Louis reentering St. Louis County to make us globally competitve….that’s what I’m all About.”–– Charlie Dooley More misrepresentation Charlie?

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Video: “Charlie Dooley’s Costly Merger”

October 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:corrigan4exec Another Charlie Dooley flip flop has become fodder for the Bill Corrigan campaign. On a Monday, he tells the St. Louis Post Dispatch that chances for a merger with St. Louis City “are better than before.” Then on Wednesday, after his trial balloon crashed and burned in the […]

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Tags: STL County Executive Charlie Dooley · Videos

Treasury Dept. Set To Confirm Dems’ Record Deficits Over Last 2 Years‏

October 15th, 2010 · No Comments

The AP reports today, “The Obama administration is set to report Friday that the federal budget deficit exceeded $1 trillion for the second straight year, providing critics of government spending with fresh ammunition ahead of the midterm congressional elections. The Congressional Budget Office is projecting that the deficit for the 2010 budget year that ended […]

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“Margarita Montee” Holding Campaign Happy Hour???

October 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Still from “Margarita Montee” video “Susan has been hard at work and busy on the campaign trail and has earned a night off, and you’re invited to spend an evening with Susan at her home in Jefferson City. You need bring nothing more than your checkbook, a friend and a need for some fun.”  

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