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Entries Tagged as 'Jay Nixon'

Randles: “[Blagojevich] Is Sitting in Federal Prison for Attempting to do What Jay Nixon Has Seemingly Already Done”

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments

GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Randles released a written statement today calling for a federal investigation into recent reports of Governor Nixon engaging in “pay-to-play” activities. The Nixon administration awarded an exclusive $1.1 billion contract to insurance company Centene after receiving campaign contributions from both the company and its CEO. Here is an excerpt from today’s […]

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Dave Spence Fudges Own Website Poll?

March 8th, 2012 · No Comments

More developments to demoralize the Republican faithful in the governor’s race. Our friends over at FiredUp Missouri have apparently caught the Spence campaign manipulating the numbers on their own website poll: Last night, just for grins, I decided to check one last time to see if the margins had inched up a bit. But I […]

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3rd Anniversary Of Stimulus Today; Three Years Later: Fewer Jobs, More Debt, And Solyndra

February 17th, 2012 · No Comments

“If there’s a debt, Missouri’s kids and grandkids will pay that debt off” –Governor Jay Nixon (2009) Today marks the 3-year anniversary of President Obama signing his nearly $1 trillion stimulus bill into law.  A report from Obama economic advisors Christina Romer and Jared Bernstein in early 2009 claimed that […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Senator McCaskill

Nixon, A Three Time Loser on DED Appointments

February 2nd, 2012 · No Comments

Could one of the reason why Missouri’s economy ranked DEAD LAST out of the 9 states in the Mid-America region in 2011 is because of the sorry people he’s appointed to head the department of economic development? Remember what a disaster his first appointment Linda Martinez was? The next disaster was David Kerr. On his […]

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Nixon Removes “Strong Leadership” From Email Header

December 21st, 2011 · No Comments

“If there’s a debt, Missouri’s kids and grandkids will pay that debt off” –Governor Jay Nixon (2009)

Apparently, even the folks running Governor Nixon’s reelection campaign understand it’s a hard sell to trumpet “strong leadership” after he proposed his disastrous plan to balance the state’s budget on the backs […]

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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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Who Is Deborah L. Price?

November 21st, 2011 · No Comments

Berger’s Beat: Numerous Sunshine requests have been sent to Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon’s office to obtain records regarding staffer/lawyer Deborah Price, according to the columnist’s Jeff City stringer.  Price is headquartered in the governor’s office. Among the requests is Price’s time sheets.  Also, curious observers want more information about an auto accident that occurred in […]

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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

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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