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Entries from April 2012

FLASHBACK: Nixon Contributors (Alternative Opportunities, INC) Admit The Fix is On

April 23rd, 2012 · No Comments

Credit: Post Dispatch The state  auditors office released results last week that regular MOPNS readers already knew: “Pay to Play Jay” top contributor Alternative Opportunities have two fee offices in the top five in revenue. The whole sordid history is below: MOPNS: (9/21/09) Alternative Opportunities, INC, a group that has been awarded numerous fee offices […]

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Video: Scott Rupp on Lou Dobbs Discussing Immigration

April 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Hat tip:RuppforMissouri

Related: Where Are the Open Borders Crowd Today? Illegal Immigrant Runs Over Dining Elderly Couple Joseph Pulitzer Must Be Rolling Over In His Grave

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Tags: Illegal Immigration · MO Legislature

Will Senate Democrats Block Confirmation Of NRC Whistleblower, The Only Female NRC Commissioner?

April 20th, 2012 · No Comments

On Wednesday, the AP wrote, “Last December, Kristine Svinicki and other members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission told Congress that the NRC’s Democratic chairman was an intimidating bully whose actions could compromise the nation’s nuclear safety. The commissioners – two Democrats and two Republicans – said NRC Chairman Gregory Jaczko was responsible for an increasingly […]

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Randles Calls Out Media on “Pay to Play Jay’s” Kid Glove Treatment

April 20th, 2012 · No Comments

“Watch for more on Nixon’s High Street Project and how favors are exchanged.” — MOPNS 1/26/09 Republican governor candidate Bill Randles called out Missouri’s lap dog media yesterday on their coddling of Governor Nixon. Instead of focusing on “Play to Pay Jay” and his Centene Medicaid scandal, they’d rather focus on Dave Spence’s connection to […]

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Video: McCaskill on Greta Van Susteren

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

Couldn’t have said it any better than this comment left on Van Susteren’s blog: “McCaskill is nothing but a political opportunist and hack. As someone that grew up in KS and lived in MO there were several bets about who would get closer to Obama, McCaskill or Sebelius. It was sickening to watch this pair […]

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Video: “Uncle” Ted Nugent on The Dana Show

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

 Big brother is watching! Ted Nugent came on The Dana Show to talk about the secret service investigating these comments toward President Obama at the recent NRA convention in St. Louis: “If Barack Obama becomes the president in November again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year.” This is […]

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Editorial Boards Dismiss Obama’s Latest Gas Price Deflection

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

President Obama made a big show yesterday of announcing yet another effort to investigate alleged “manipulation” of oil markets. Of course, this is yet another political response to the problem of painfully high gas prices which will do essentially nothing to lower them, just like his recent push to raise taxes on American energy producers. […]

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“Go to Guy” Chuck Hatfield On Centene/Nixon Critics: “Sour Grapes”

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

This story is not going away after Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Randles called for an investigation two weeks ago: K.C. Star: California-based Molina Healthcare discovered in February that it lost its contract to manage health care for Medicaid beneficiaries in Missouri. The company has filed a lawsuit alleging that state officials violated competitive bidding laws […]

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McCaskill Staff “Interviews” Constituent

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

This is so pathetically phony that it’s really sad. How convenient that “moderate” Claire’s staff found a constituent to interview that is a female “registered Republican who has democratic leanings” that is a business owner “outraged at Rush Limbaugh’s comments.” Every group that Claire is losing badly in her quest for re-election is represented in […]

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Aerotropolis & The Blue Fairy

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

Great update today on the St. Louis Lambert Field China Hub boondoggle. Air Cargo News: In early April 2012, the St. Clair (Illinois) County Public Building Commission demanded that former Wall Street executive John Hewitt return a $250,000 taxpayer-funded incentive originally intended to facilitate development of what was to […]

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