"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win." -- Mahatma Gandhi

Entries from June 2007

MO Blogosphere Reacts to Defeat of Immigration Bill

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

“Many say that Congress will never hear us. But we say, “Together, we can.” “Si se puede.” Some say we can never win a path to citizenship for hard-working immigrants. But we say, “Si se puede.” They say we can never pass a good new fair immigration law. But we say, “Si se puede.” Si […]

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Tags: Illegal Immigration

Democrats Attack New Conservative Group

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

Kudos to Fired Up! for their expose on the Adam Smith Foundation. Through their tireless journalistic efforts, they have uncovered that the members of a conservative advocacy group – are people with conservative advocacy in their past! Look no further Bernstein and Woodward, we have found your heirs. Of course Fired Up! has plenty of […]

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Tags: Carnahans'

Saluting Lt. Daniel Riordan

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

To the editor: Lt. Daniel Riordan was a friend of mine. He died in Iraq a few days ago. He was an Air Force ROTC cadet for four years at Southeast Missouri State University. He was an outstanding, polite cadet who would help people out if it was needed. He was a tough young man […]

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Tags: Iraq War

Is Any Publicity Good Publicity?

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

The Missouri Political News Service has seen quite a few methods of fundraising for Congressional candidates in its’ day, but soliciting support via a homosexual e-mail server is certainly not one of them. The Kansas City Pride Club, a group dedicated to fighting for the rights of Lesbian/Gay/Bi-Sexual/Transgender (LGBT) individuals, informed their membership this week […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Kansas City · Kay Barnes

Political Dynasties Flourish in America

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

By Steve Kraske (excerpt) …But political dynasties are hardly a new idea for America. They’ve been around for generations, said Stephen Hess, a scholar with the Brookings Institution who wrote the book “America’s Political Dynasties.” Hess determined that as of the mid-1990s, about 700 American families had sent two or more members to Congress. And […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Matt Blunt · Rep. Roy Blunt

Senators to Push for Registry of Drug Makers’ Gifts to Doctors

June 28th, 2007 · No Comments

By Gardiner Harris WASHINGTON, June 27 — In the midst of a Senate hearing about the money and gifts that drug makers routinely provide to doctors, Senator Claire McCaskill mentioned that she had a brother who runs a restaurant. “And he said that the most lucrative part of his business was the private room that […]

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Tags: Senator McCaskill