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Entries from April 2011

WSJ: “Mandatory Disclosure Would Impose Politics On Federal Procurement Choices As Never Before”‏

April 25th, 2011 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal has an excellent editorial today on the Obama administration’s latest plans to circumvent Congress by implementing parts of the DISCLOSE Act via executive order, which was first uncovered by former FEC Commissioner Hans von Spakovsky last week. The WSJ editors write, “The order would implement parts of last year’s Disclose Act, […]

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Obama Suddenly Wants “A Serious Plan” On The Debt, Forgetting The Numerous Shortcomings Of His Own Proposal

April 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Reporting on President Obama’s appearance at Facebook headquarters in California this week, the AP writes, “Obama said that unless lawmakers get the country’s long-term finances under control, more immediate economic gains could prove difficult. ‘If we don’t have a serious plan to tackle the debt and the deficit, that could actually end up being a […]

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Video: Black Pro-Life Billboard Vandalized

April 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

So, is this the Progressives idea of “tolerance?” Hat tip:rivercityexaminer

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Tags: Abortion · St. Louis

Source: Black STL Police Officers Lose in Local Control Compromise; Rep. Nasheed Nets $5K

April 21st, 2011 · No Comments

“It’s an open secret this bill [payday loan reform] is bought and paid for. It’s an open secret that this bill is a joke, it’s an open secret around the state that this ain’t real reform….” –Former Rep. Jake Zimmerman, D-Olivette Is the “voice for the people” Rep. Jamilah Nasheed aka Niecey Williams “bought and […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis

Video: Senator Kirk and Senator Roy Blunt Talk About GAS Act

April 21st, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:SenatorKirk Senators Kirk and Blunt discuss the GAS Act which simplifies gasoline regulations so that local refineries can respond to gas disruptions before the consumer feels the effects of higher gas prices at the pump.

Related: Rasmussen Reports: Support for Deepwater Drilling Up to 59%

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WH Under Fire For Disclose Act Proposal

April 21st, 2011 · No Comments

Reuters, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal all report today on the story former FEC commissioner Hans von Spakovsky broke at Pajamas Media yesterday about the Obama administration’s attempt to circumvent Congress and implement portions of the partisan DISCLOSE Act by executive order. The Washington Post writes, “President Obama is considering an executive […]

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Another Obama End-Run Around Congress: Admin Plans To Implement Partisan DISCLOSE Act By Executive Order‏

April 20th, 2011 · No Comments

Reporting for Pajamas Media, former FEC commissioner Hans von Spakovsky writes about the Obama administration’s latest attempt at an end-run around Congress: “An impeccable source has provided me with a copy of a draft Executive Order that the White House is apparently circulating for comments from several government agencies. Titled ‘Disclosure of Political Spending By […]

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Video: Dana Loesch at Indianapolis Tea Party

April 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:tylergraydrummer

Related: Rasmussen Reports: 52% Favor Repeal of Health Care Law

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Obama’s Debt Speech Still Under Fire For “Demagoguery” That “Went Too Far”‏

April 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Following his widely criticized speech on the debt last week, The Washington Post reports today, “President Obama will hit the road this week and forcibly deliver his message that a combination of spending cuts and tax hikes on the rich is necessary to rein in the nation’s rocketing debt — a high-stakes effort to rally […]

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Bob McCarty: Transparency Missing in Missouri Senate, Courts

April 18th, 2011 · No Comments

St. Charles County blogger Bob McCarty follows up on a story we first brought you in 2009. Lisa Payne-Naeger summed up one of the problems related to Family Court justice in Missouri in the opening paragraph of her March 30 post, Best Interests of Children Take Backseat as Bill Advances Thru Missouri Senate “Sight Unseen”: […]

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Tags: MO Supreme Court