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Entries Tagged as 'Tony Messenger'

What Mannies & Messenger Won’t Tell You: Part 2

October 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Kudos to the K.C Star’s Prime Buzz for at least telling the other side of the unfolding Scott Eckersley saga. Tony Messenger and Jo Mannies’ tag team hit job last Sunday would have made any professional wrestling fan proud. It reminds you of when one wrestler distracts the referee, while his partner beats the hell […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Political Fix · Scott Eckersley · Tony Messenger

What Mannies & Messenger Won’t Tell You; “Sweetthings3146” & “Sexy_Bicth1066”

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

A copy of the below email, including this warrant for Eckersley’s arrest, was sent to Jo Mannies of the Post Dispatch and Tony Messenger of the Springfield News leader – before their stories were printed yesterday. Mannies and Messenger – arguably the Laurel and Hardy of the Missouri press corps – aren’t much interested in […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Political Fix · Scott Eckersley · Tony Messenger

The Source: Mainstream Media Messes Up Again

October 29th, 2007 · No Comments

The Source opines on the allegations made by former Blunt Administration staff attorney Scott Eckersley. We believe you always have to take with a grain of salt allegations made by disgruntled employees. Anyone remember Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas? Eckersley admits in the Messenger piece that if the Blunt people would have found him job […]

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Tags: Matt Blunt · Political Fix · Tony Messenger

First Writ of Mandamus Ever Filed in Christian County

October 24th, 2007 · No Comments

We recently received this email along with a press release from Mr. O’Gaffney. Mr. Messenger, when you get back from vacation, why don’t you write about this blatant abuse of the Sunshine Law?  This writ was filed by Ernest O’Gaffney a citizen and resident of Christian county (Billings).   It was brought due to the act that the Missouri Revised […]

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Tags: Tony Messenger

Messenger: Where Oh Where is Rod Jetton?

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

“Perhaps the candidate for president can be helpful in tracking down his wayward Missouri political director. Surely Romney doesn’t want to have a state political director who doesn’t believe in government accountability, does he?” SNL News Leader open letter to Mitt Romney: (excerpted) A group of taxpayers in southwest Missouri (a hotbed of Republican primary […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Spkr. Jetton · Tony Messenger

Messenger: “A Rod Jetton Quiz”

October 4th, 2007 · No Comments

Jo “sticky fingers” Mannies is reporting that a poll conducted by Survey St. Louis LLC(which is co-owned by Rep. Akin’s St. Louis District Director Patrick Werner) for Col. Jack Jackson has the perennial candidate encouraged. Mannies says that Jackson told her: “The numbers are better than I had anticipated, in my favor.” With Mannies penchant for lifting […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Spkr. Jetton · Tony Messenger

Harris Jumps On Sunshine Law Bandwagon; Baghdad Tony Giddy

September 21st, 2007 · No Comments

As we’ve reported to you often, Baghdad Tony Messenger – who couldn’t see a worthwhile story even if it came up to him and slapped him upside the head – won’t let go of the Sunshine Law tangent he’s currently on. ‘Ol Baghdad will need a new keyboard after writing the below story we excerpted. […]

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Tags: Abortion · Decision '08 · Tony Messenger

“Baghdad” Tony Messenger Sees No Evil, Hears No Evil, Speaks No Evil

September 13th, 2007 · No Comments

Since Baghdad Tony has woken up and discovered Missouri’s “Sunshine Law” in his recent posts, we asked him yesterday when he was going to write about Judge Stith and the judicial panel’s recent disregard for the Sunshine law? You know, the violation Judge Stith admitted to in Tuesday’s Senate Rules Committee hearing. Here’s Baghdad’s response […]

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Tags: Media Bias · MO Supreme Court · Tony Messenger

Messenger: “Have They No Shame?”

September 12th, 2007 · No Comments

“Are there any state public officials who believe in the Sunshine Law? Any at all? It appears not after the Missouri Ethics Commission of all groups appears to have clearly violated the open meetings law in deciding how to force candidates to comply with campaign donation limits. I don’t care which way they rule on […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Tony Messenger

Aw C’mon Tony…

July 26th, 2007 · No Comments

“Baghdad” Tony Messenger’s acting ability is almost as bad as the flawed analysis he gives us daily. Messenger is feigning ignorance today on why we’ve affectionately named him “Baghdad” Tony Messenger. For those of you who are new readers, click here to be brought up to speed. Mr. Messenger, aren’t most journalists of a curious […]

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Tags: Media Bias · Tony Messenger