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Entries from December 2011

Poster Child for Term Limits Advocates Abolishing Term Limits

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

This editorial “written” by GED educated Rep. Jamilah Nasheed gave us quite a chuckle last week. Here’s a few excerpts with our comments: “When Missouri voters overwhelmingly approved term limits for state legislators in 1992, the idea was to prevent elected officials from becoming career politicians who lose touch with the wants and needs of […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

Video: Occupy STL & KC Confront Rep. Graves in DC Office

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip: caralefebvre

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Tags: Rep. Sam Graves · Videos

Bipartisan Support For Keystone XL; Politico: Some House Dems Open To Combining Pipeline & Payroll Tax Cut

December 12th, 2011 · No Comments

Although President Obama said during a press conference with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper lasatweek, “any effort to try to tie Keystone [XL pipeline] to the payroll tax cut I will reject,” Politico reports today that “to some House Democrats, getting approval for the $7 billion, 1,700-mile pipeline from Alberta oil sands to Texas refineries […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

People’s Republic of Missouri? Nixon Crony Calls Security on Reporter

December 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Columbia Daily Tribune reporter Rudi Keller “I’ve followed people out of legislative committee rooms in an attempt to interview them hundreds of times, but an incident after yesterday’s Mamtek hearing was the first time anyone ever called for security protection and one of the rare instances where someone physically tried to prevent me from doing […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Videos

Obama Delay On Keystone XL “A Poorly Disguised Political Punt”; Is Obama Putting His Job Over Jobs In The Heartland?

December 1st, 2011 · No Comments

The AP reported yesterday, “Angered by President Barack Obama’s delay of a proposed oil pipeline from Canada, Senate Republicans are moving to force him to act. A bill introduced Wednesday by 37 GOP senators, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, would require the administration to approve the Keystone XL pipeline within 60 days, unless the […]

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U.S. Treasury: 4 Out of 5 Taxpayers Who Face Surtax Are Business Owners

December 1st, 2011 · No Comments

“Most importantly, the burden of the proposed tax increases would fall disproportionately on the income of America’s small and mid-sized businesses who pay taxes at individual rates.” (Tax Relief Coalition, Letter To Congress, 11/30/11) Another example of the Liberals lunacy and non understanding of business and basic economics. These economic illiterates propose extending unemployment benefits […]

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Video: Steelman Discusses Budget Deficit

December 1st, 2011 · No Comments

In a related matter, is Congressman Todd Akin still running for the Senate? His last press release on his campaign website is six months old: Related: Prof. Larry Sabato: “Because she won in 2006 with just under 50% of the vote and currently has an approval rating hovering in the mid-40s, Sen. Claire McCaskill has […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill