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Entries from November 2007

Presidential Long Shots

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

By Don Corrigan Missourians will face a full ballot of presidential contenders in the Feb. 5 primary. Local supporters of long-shot candidates, such as Republican hopeful Ron Paul or Democrat Dennis Kucinich, say “the more, the merrier.” GOP Paul supporters insist that if Republicans split their votes among John McCain, Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani, [...]

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Tags: Decision '08

Open Presidential Debates to All Nominees Next Year?

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

After this week’s CNN/YouTube Republican debate with staged Democrat questioners, Bob Sullentrup of rockthe vote.org and Mike Ferguson of Missouri Viewpoints, may have something with their idea to include other candidates in next year’s presidential debates.

Related: The Source: Fine CNN Tech Republican: Save the Debate Coalition Statement on [...]

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Tags: Decision '08

African Americans Plan to Protest Clinton Visit

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Better work on that accent!

PUB DEF EXCLUSIVE: Hillary Clinton might have picked up more than she bargained for when she accepted the support of beleaguered mayor Francis Slay. A coalition seeking to remove him from office is moving forward with plans to protest Clinton’s St. Louis appearance this [...]

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Journalism Professor to Messenger: Stop Being “Divisive”

November 30th, 2007 · 3 Comments

Rhetorica: Press-Politics Journal: Editorial Page Editor Tony Messenger has been working hard to beef up the community conversation in the Voices section of the print product. The section is robust, enlightening, infuriating, maddening, and delicious. The web portion must expand on this. Being interactive is a given. Here’s what I propose: Stop with the divisive [...]

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Tags: Media Bias · Tony Messenger

Jay Afraid of Being YouTubed?

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

Vinay “wide stance” Vaz The Rolla Daily News is reporting that Jay Nixon will meet with a “handful” of Rolla residents today to discuss health-care issues. The “listening tour” will take place at a private home in Rolla. We have come to two conclusions here. Either Jay is using the New Hampshire method of campaigning [...]

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Nixon Double Standard on Investigations?

November 30th, 2007 · No Comments

The Wake Up Call blog is doing an excellent job chronicling the numerous misdeeds occurring in the O’Fallon, Missouri city government. Incredibly, the Democratic city attorney has advised the city administrator and city officials to “immediately “delete emails. What is there to hide? Where’s the investigation Jay? Sounds a little “Nixonian” to us! “According to [...]

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