"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." -- Mahatma Gandhi

Entries from January 2012

Video: International Education Summit – Governor Bob Holden Remarks and Panel Discussion

January 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip: MODeptofEducation Former Missouri Governor Bob Holden, moderator of the panel discussion “How Missouri Engages the World,” spoke about the importance of international education to help prepare students to live and work in a global society as part of the International Education Summit held on January 9.

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Obama’s Decision To Nix Keystone Pipeline Blasted By Newspapers, Dems, Labor Unions

January 20th, 2012 · No Comments

After his decision to deny a permit to allow the Keystone XL pipeline to be built, President Obama is under fire  from newspaper editorials across the country, a number of Democrats in Congress, and even unions. The Wall Street Journal editors write, “The central conflict of the Obama Presidency has been between the jobs and […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Uhh Oh! Sen. McCaskill Received Money From Romney’s Bain Capital Too

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Was this the “moderate” Claire or the “Claire who votes with Obama 98% of the time” that accepted the Bain contributions. Inquiring minds want to know! The Hill: Republican candidates and party committees raised over $480,000 from senior Bain executives during that time period. Recipients include Democratic senators facing tough reelection races this year, such […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Senator McCaskill

“Lis Smith Brings Her Losing Ways to the Obama Campaign”

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments

It seems that others in and outside of Missouri realize that former Missourian and wife of former state Sen. Jeff Smith is pretty sad when it comes to being a political operative.  Ms. Smith won our “most stupid quote of the day”  back in 2007 and she was also responsible that summer for the Chris […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Video: Kit Bond in Indonesia

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip: Jakarta Globe After 24 years in the US Senate, Republican Kit Bond left the body in 2010 and has turned his eye to international trade. A long-time fan of Indonesia, he led a trade delegation to the country recently from his his home state of Missouri. Along the way, he also provides some […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Senator. Kit Bond · Videos

Obama Rejects Job-Creating Keystone XL Pipeline

January 19th, 2012 · No Comments

“Policies that facilitate the safe, thoughtful and timely development of pipeline, transmission and distribution projects are necessary to facilitate the delivery of America’s fuel and electricity and maintain the reliability of our nation’s energy system.” (President’s Council On Jobs And Competitiveness, 2011 Year-End Report, 1/17/12) The Obama administration announced yesterday it was rejecting a Canadian […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

Rep. Jamilah Nasheed’s Payday Loan Allies Threatening Houses of Worship

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Rep. Jamilah “Lil’ Niecey” Nasheed We’d certainly never tell you how to do your job Jo Mannies, but there has to be an angle here somewhere when an inner city state representative (who votes with Republicans and is challenging an incumbent state senator in her own party) is in the hip pockets of the payday […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized

McCaskill: “I Am Not a Reliable Vote For His (Obama’s) Administration”; Voted 98% With Obama in 2010

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Sen. McCaskill had the audacity to tell reporters Monday that she “Is not a reliable vote” for our dear leader Obama: Really?????

Related: Obama on McCaskill: “I Just Love Her So”

[Read more →]

Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Senator McCaskill

Video: Who Should Pay for Highways?

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip: showmeinstitute The Missouri Department of Transportation, MODOT, is looking into ways of funding necessary maintenance on the main east-to-west highway across Missouri — Interstate 70. One funding option is to raise the gas tax state-wide. An alternative proposal from MODOT is to institute a toll on the highway. […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Show Me Institute · Videos

Democrats Confirm: New Year Will Bring Bills “Driven By Obama’s Reelection Campaign”

January 18th, 2012 · No Comments

For months, Republicans have been pointing out that Democrats in Congress continue to push bills that are designed to fail: legislation crafted with the knowledge that it has significant opposition, advanced solely to score political points. Now, news reports show that Democrats are openly discussing how they’ll continue this strategy for another year. On Friday, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Uncategorized