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Missouri Rural Crisis Center is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

August 22nd, 2018 · No Comments

Something suspicious is popping up around Rural Missouri: The Missouri Rural Crisis Center and its “feel good” messages about farming. The crooked motives of this organization are not as clear as they lead us to believe.  Instead, the Missouri Rural Crisis Center (MRCC) is striving to cripple the agriculture industry as we know it. The MRCC wants […]

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Tags: MO Economy · MO Legislature · Uncategorized

No Earmarks Sen. McCaskill Accepts Earmarks

November 3rd, 2016 · No Comments

Senator McCaskill claims she doesnt request or accept earmarks but what do you call this press release from her Senate website? “Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced $4.85 million in grants to six Marine Highway projects along the waterways of 17 states and the District of Columbia, as part of the Maritime Administration’s Marine Highway Program. McCaskill […]

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Tags: MO Economy · Senator McCaskill · St. Louis · Uncategorized

Obama Economy Adds Only 38K Jobs; 27K Came From Missouri

June 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

An economy that the mainstream media and the Democrats say is in recovery limped along last month only creating 38,000 jobs. According to reports, Missouri seems to have created most of those jobs. Before you think we are praising Jay Nixon and his stewardship of the economy, we believe most of the growth stems from […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · MO Economy

St. Louis Loses Dem Convention: Is Brian Wahby Responsible?

February 1st, 2011 · No Comments

 Brian Wahby, co-chair of the St. Louis Host Committee Well, it looks like St. Louis is out of the running for the 2012 Democrat convention. It was announced this morning that St. Louis was bypassed for Charlotte, North Carolina. Although their platform doesn’t necessarily line up with ours, having the convention in St. Louis would […]

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Tags: MO Economy · MO Legislature · St. Louis

Is This Why Senate Dems Don’t Want to Vote on Obamacare; AP: MO. Medicaid Spending Projected to Rise

January 24th, 2011 · No Comments

More sobering reality for Obamacare fans. Weren’t we promised that the healthcare cost curve would be heading down now that we have socialized medicine? AP: Missouri‘s Medicaid budget is likely to rise by hundreds of millions of dollars next year. But state officials say there is little they can do about it…. But much of […]

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Tags: Healthcare · MO Economy · MO Legislature

SJR29 Passes Out of Committee: Heads Up, Media!

February 11th, 2010 · No Comments

From Missouri Matters member Emily: SJR-29, or the Senate version of the bill that would replace Missouri’s income tax with a sales tax, has passed out of the Senate Government Affairs and Fiscal Oversight Committee (GAFO). Now, if you recall Schoolhouse Rock’s ‘How a Bill Becomes Law’, getting a bill through committee is only one […]

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Tags: MO Economy · MO Legislature

Governor Plays Petty Politics

July 10th, 2009 · No Comments

While pro illegal immigrant & Dept. of Economic Development chief Linda Martinez and Jay Nixon play politics with the Tour of Missouri Bike race, minority construction contractors under this administration are apparently finding it very difficult to get work with the state transportation department: From The St. Louis American: “Statistics from MoDot show that there […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · MO Economy · St. Louis

Quote of the Day: Graves on “Card Check”

March 11th, 2009 · No Comments

“Card Check throws the secret ballot and privacy rights out the door for workers. I agree with Warren Buffett that the secret ballot is a fundamental American principle. Washington should be focused on creating and preserving jobs, not passing legislation that will cost more workers their jobs.” “Card Check” would allow labor unions to be […]

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Tags: MO Economy · Picture/Quote of the Day · Rep. Sam Graves · Videos

The Cure Worse Than The Illness

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments

 “Bad Luck Schleprock” Why do Democrats good intentions (such as raising taxes) always seem to backfire and make a problem worse? Remember the infamous “luxury tax” from the early 1990’s: From an Advertiser Tribune article (Ohio) “In 1991, a 10-percent excise tax was enacted on the portion of sales prices higher than $30,000 for automobiles, […]

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Tags: MO Economy · Senator McCaskill

Quote of the Day: Post Dispatch: “Nixon Will Have to Act Fast (Raise Taxes) or Face a $340 Million Deficit”

December 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

“Momma always said life was like a box of chocolates….” “Red ink for Missouri: Incoming governor Jay Nixon will have to act fast or face a $340 million deficit.“ That’s the headline today on the St. Louis Post Dispatch’s Internet front page. If you think you’re having a deja vu moment, you’re not. Mr. Haney, […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · MO Economy