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Entries from November 2011

Women’s Shelter & County Parks Held Hostage to Dooley’s Political Appointees

November 11th, 2011 · No Comments

St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley First, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley proposes selling county parks to make up for an alleged budget deficit. Now we learn that in order to save money, Dooley has been ordering the county’s domestic abuse shelter to only admit county residents – all while his political appointees keep […]

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DEVELOPING: Martin Planning Switch to LT. Gov. Race?

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Speculation is rampant today that 2nd district congressional candidate Ed martin will switch races and will run instead for Lt. Governor. Sources say look for an announcement in the coming days. DEVELOPING….. Related: Post Dispatch: GOP’s Steve Tilley drops race for Missouri lieutenant governor:

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Another Gov. Nixon Travel/Budget Scandal

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments

What’s the deal with Governor Nixon when it comes to his travel and budgets? An AP story yesterday details how Nixon is paying a former Mizzou football player to be his ‘travel aide.’ There’s nothing wrong with the governor having a travel aide – as long as it’s paid out of the governor’s own budget: […]

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Rep. Clay: “Immigration is Not Just a Matter of Law; It’s Also a Test of Our Humanity”

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments

“As a Member of Congress, it has always been painfully obvious to me that our immigration policy is broken, and we need to fix it. From my point of view, that means that immigrants must obey the law. And the American people have to find a way to help the twelve million undocumented immigrants come […]

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Tags: Illegal Immigration · Jay Nixon · Rep. Lacy Clay

Video: Claire McCaskill’s Support of President Obama’s Wasteful Stimulus Spending

November 10th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:CrossroadsGPSChannel

Related: Video: McCaskill Avoids Campaigning With Obama In MO, Attends DC Fundraiser Instead Poll Confirms – McCaskill Dead Woman Walking

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Rep. Cleaver: “Being Poor When I Was a Boy Was Dramatically Different Than Being Poor Now”

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments

“As a person who grew up in public housing I knew what it was like to be poor but being poor when I was a boy was dramatically different than being poor now.” Rep. Cleaver made that statement last week while he and a few of his Democrat congressional colleagues were doing what Democrats do […]

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Two Instances Why Jay Nixon & Chris Koster (Democrats) Are One Percenters

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Something for the “occupy” crowds to think about. How many offspring of the 99% get their marijuana drug possession charges thrown out for “lack of evidence?” But a Columbia police spokeswoman said, when Will Nixon saw police, he tried to “get rid” of the marijuana by throwing it on the ground. Hmmm, sounds like pretty […]

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Net Neutrality Vote Set For Thurs.; “A Big-Gov’t Solution In Search Of A Problem”‏

November 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Today, the Senate is debating a resolution of disapproval being offered by Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) of the FCC’s new net neutrality regulations, which, if agreed to by the Senate, would overturn those regulations. A vote on the resolution, which requires only a majority for adoption, is scheduled for noon tomorrow. Sen. Hutchison explains […]

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Another Bipartisan House-Passed Jobs Bill Dems Could Choose Over Creating Campaign Slogans

November 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Speaking on the floor this morning, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell said, “It’s now been two months since the President came before Congress and outlined his plan for tackling the jobs crisis — a plan that can best be described as a rehash of the same failed policies of the past few years disguised as […]

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Will Senate Dems Set Aside Their Partisan Ploys And Vote For A Bipartisan Jobs Bill Today?‏

November 7th, 2011 · No Comments

The bill would repeal a requirement that federal, state, and local governments withhold 3% of any payment to a contractor they do business with for taxes. Instead of investing in their business and hiring workers, these contractors have to send their money to the government, even if they wind up not owing that much in taxes.

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