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Entries from March 2012

As SCOTUS Obamacare Challenge Begins, Overwhelming Majority Of Americans Agrees The Law’s Mandate Is Unconstitutional

March 26th, 2012 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal writes today, “Supreme Court justices on Monday weighed whether the challenge to President Barack Obama’s health-care law is ripe for a decision, opening three days of argument on the law with a string of skeptical questions for a lawyer who said the high court should wait. . . . The health-care […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Quote of the Day: “It’s Amazing How Many Missourians Come to Illinois on Election Day”

March 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Is Matt Hawkins part of the vast right wing conspiracy to disenfranchise Black voters by requiring identification to vote? Al Sharpton and his ilk’s rhetoric loses a bit of the heat when it’s another black person pointing out obvious voter irregularities due to no ID’s being shown at the polls: “It’s amazing how many Missourians […]

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Voter Fraud

Tweet of the Day: McCaskill Having Shoulder Surgery Due to Carrying Heavy Load for Obama?

March 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Three years of carrying President Obama’s water on stimulus, tarp, and healthcare must have taken its toll on the good senator. Related: McCaskill: “I Am Not a Reliable Vote For His (Obama’s) Administration”; Voted 98% With Obama in 2010

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Tags: Healthcare · Senator McCaskill

Watchdog Group Cites Cong. Clay’s $300k to Sister’s Law Firm

March 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi swears in Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D) as his sister and parents look on. The ethics watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) released a report yesterday showing that over the past four years, over 250 House members directed money towards relatives. Part time Congressman […]

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Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson · Rep. Lacy Clay

Video: Senator Blunt Marks 2nd Anniversary of ObamaCare

March 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip: SenatorBlunt

Related: Quote of the Day: McCaskill on Obamacare: “It’ll be Popular 10 Years From Now”

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Tags: Healthcare

Video: Al Sharpton Speaks on Voter Fraud (Snicker) & ID’s at Harris-Stowe University

March 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Voter fraud? What voter fraud? “After reviewing the election results from the April 2011 election, the East St. Louis Alliance noted some interesting multi-voter households.  In East St. Louis, we have 546 households with six or more registered voters and 22 with over 10.  For instance, Oliver Hamilton, our current East St. Louis Township Supervisor […]

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To Endorse or Not to Endorse; Out of State Tea Party Group Endorses Steelman

March 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

The Tea Party Express, a national tea party organization based in Sacramento California, rolled into St. Louis today to officially endorse Sarah Steelman in her quest to be the Republican nominee to face off against Sen. Claire McCaskill in the fall. Here’s an excerpt from today’s statement: “The Tea Party Express is proud to announce […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill

Gallup: “Solid Majority Of Americans” Want Keystone XL Pipeline; Obama Tries To Claim Credit For Part Despite His Opposition

March 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

Today, President Obama spoke at a pipe yard in Cushing, Oklahoma, where the southern portion of the Keystone XL pipeline will begin, part of what The Washington Post describes as “a concerted effort to turn political weakness into strength on two critical election-year issues that have become big vulnerabilities for President Obama: rising gas prices […]

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Five More Obamacare Broken Promises

March 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

PROMISE #6: ‘My Plan Won’t Raise Your Taxes One Penny’  SEN. BARACK OBAMA (D-IL): “And if you’re a family making less than $250,000 a year, my plan won’t raise your taxes one penny — not your income taxes, not your payroll taxes, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.” (Barack Obama, Remarks, […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Report: Obama Won’t Talk About Anniversary Of Obamacare

March 21st, 2012 · No Comments

The Hill reports today, “President Obama will not mark the two-year anniversary of his signing of the healthcare law — which takes place days before the Supreme Court offers a decision on the constitutionality of his signature legislative achievement. Senior administration officials said on Tuesday that Obama will not be offering a vigorous public defense […]

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Tags: Healthcare