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Entries from December 2010

Video: Sen Crowell: Making Missouri a Right to Work State

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:JasonGCrowell “In reshaping our state’s efforts to bring jobs to Missouri, we must make Missouri a Right to Work state, removing the forced union only restriction on employers. A Right to Work law prevents employees from being required to join or financially support a union as a condition of their employment. No one should […]

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Tags: MO Legislature · Videos

Judge Finally Releases Man Convicted With “Coaxed False Testimony”; Cites Prosecutor’s Misconduct

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Coaxed false testimony from witnessses, prosecutors witholding evidence? Reminds us of the show “trials” African Americans used to endure during the Jim Crow old south. What a travesty of justice! St. Louis Beacon: Basing his findings on evidence that unfolded during a three-day hearing in July, the judge ruled Helmig did not murder his mother, […]

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Tags: Rep. Kenny Hulshof

Kinder Praises Health Care Ruling; Support for ObamaCare Repeal Hits Highest Point Since September

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

When it rains it pours for our beleaguered president! “Today’s ruling is a victory not only for the people of the United States, but also for the freedoms we hold so dear. Judge Hudson’s ruling confirms what many of us believed to be true nearly one year ago; that congress overstepped their authority in mandating […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Why Cleaver Can’t Appreciate the Taxpayer

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Last week, we told you about the good Reverend Representative Cleaver’s eye popping $48 billion earmark request for a project that only has a MySpace acct as it’s website. Cleaver was roundly criticized, but how can you blame him for not really appreciating the value of the taxpyer’s dime when your siphoning $200,000 a year […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Quote of the Day: “No-Brainer, Support the Deal”

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

Over the weekend, several well-known conservatives continued to make arguments for supporting the framework for preventing a massive tax increase on New Year’s Day. Writing for the Weekly Standard, Matthew Continetti lays out many good reasons conservatives should support the tax deal. “[T]he larger question is this: Are conservatives and Republicans willing to take yes […]

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day

More Conservatives, Including FreedomWorks, Urge Support For Tax Deal

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

In the last couple of days, even more prominent conservatives and conservative organizations have announced their support for the tax framework negotiated by Republicans with the White House that prevents taxes from going up in January. Last night, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe wrote in a letter to senators, “I am writing today to offer our […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

FLASHBACK: Jobs Lost, Chaos at Jay Nixon’s Economic Development Department

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

STL Metropolitan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: “A Firing in Political Dressing” “Baghdad” Tony Messenger still carrying water for Nixon and the Democrats. More dismal economic news on Jay’s watch and he reports on it like he’s covering the state fair. Here’s some background for your next Nixon puff piece Baghdad: September 2009: Harley Davidson, which […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

Cleaver Asks for $48 BILLION Earmark for “Mystery Project”….Seriously!

December 10th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This folks is why conservatives say that our government doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has a spending problem!  Taxpayers Against Earmarks: And if you are shocked by the number and dollar amount of the earmarks requested this year, imagine this possible earmark request: $48 billion from Congressman Emanuel Cleaver for Quality Day Campus, Inc., […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Is She “Impressive” or “Not the Sharpest Knife in the Drawer?”

December 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Mrs. Steelman sure brings out the partisan passions in people:  BBCW: Steelman interviewed with Reardon on KMOX two days ago, and Reardon issued a report card of Steelman immediately after. Reardon stated, Steelman is “not the sharpest knife in the drawer.” Reardon also stated Steelman would not be a strong candidate against Claire McCaskill, describing […]

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Tags: Hon. Jim Talent · Senator McCaskill

Video: How Government DOES NOT CREATE JOBS!

December 9th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:EvergreenFF

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Tags: Senator McCaskill · Videos