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Entries from June 2011

A Great Case For Voter ID

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

As of 2000 Census, the average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.13 in St. Clair County.  So, on average we would see 2 to 3 voters in the average household.  What about when we see 15 or even 33?  Shouldn’t this alone be enough of a reason for the red […]

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Coincidence? Zweifel Runs 59-page Self-Promotional Newspaper Ad One Day After Campaign Kickoff

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

Taking a page from fellow Democrat Chris Koster on how to shamelessly promote yourself by basically doing the job you were elected to do, state treasurer Clint Zweifel has taken it to another level. MRP press release: One day after kicking off his re-election campaign in St. Louis, Clint Zweifel ran a 59-page advertisement in […]

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Dems Reveal Their Priority: Tax Hikes; Will Obama Propose Anything Other Than Tax Increases?

June 24th, 2011 · No Comments

  Yesterday, the AP reported, “Republicans pulled out of debt-reduction talks led by Vice President Joe Biden with a flourish on Thursday, blaming Democrats for demanding tax increases as part of a deal rather than accepting more than $1 trillion in cuts to Medicare and other government programs. ‘Let me be clear: Tax hikes are […]

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Unbelievable! Democrats Demand New Stimulus Spending

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

  Reuters reported yesterday, “Efforts in the U.S. Congress to head off a debt default faced a new hurdle on Wednesday as Democratic leaders called for additional spending to boost the sluggish economy. Democrats’ demand for new stimulus spending is directly at odds with the efforts of negotiators, led by Vice President Joe Biden, who […]

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Black Conservatives Gathering in St. Louis; Group Partners With Local FM News/Talk Station

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip: Chris Arps A couple of announcements. First, I’m very happy and honored to announce that FM News Talk 97.1 in St. Louis, the home of Laura Ingraham, Glen Beck, Sean Hannity, Mark Levine and Michael Savage, has partnered up with Move-On-Up to help put on this historic conference. I’d also like to thank […]

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U.S. Chamber: Missouri Ranked in Bottom 25 States in 24 of 32 Categories— – Worst Performance of Any State

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Really Jay? According to a U.S. Chamber of Commerce report released earlier this week, Missouri is ranked at the bottom when it comes tofavorable conditions for business growth. Missouri’’s performance has fallen considerably since the Chamber’s 2010 report, when the state ranked in the top 25 in 13 of the 35 categories. The Chamber’s study […]

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Do You Remember “We Have To Pass The Bill So That You Can Find Out What Is In It?”

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

“[W]e have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.” Well, Obamacare passed over a year ago and here is what we’re finding in it! “President Barack Obama’s health care law would let several million middle-class people get nearly free insurance meant for the poor, a twist government number […]

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Democrats Still Stuck On [Stupid] More Spending And More Tax Hikes‏

June 21st, 2011 · No Comments

Ratings agencies are threatening to downgrade U.S. debt, putting us on red alert that the kind of economic crisis we’re seeing in parts of Europe could very quickly happen here. We know that failing to do something significant about our fiscal problems would be a serious drag on jobs and our economy.Despite this reality, it […]

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The Atlantic: Don’t Count Kinder Out Yet

June 16th, 2011 · No Comments

While unnamed “former state senators” and “party insiders” were the sources for “pretty boy” Dave Catanese’s hit piece on Peter Kinder a couple of weeks back, the online Atlantic Magazine counters that Kinder’s chances at the governorship next year may depend on how badly president Obama does in Missouri: “In Missouri, Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon […]

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McConnell: Obama Admin Must Get Foreign Terror Suspects Out Of Courts In Kentucky And Into Gitmo

June 16th, 2011 · No Comments

The AP reported Tuesday, “The top-ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate wants two Iraqis facing terrorism-related charges in Kentucky sent to the prison at Guantanamo Bay rather than allow them to face trial in a civilian court. Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, spoke on the Senate floor Tuesday morning and called 30-year-old Waad Ramadan Alwan […]

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