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Entries from July 2008

House Apologizes For Slavery, Those Affected Still Missing

July 31st, 2008 · 2 Comments

Today the House of Representatives apologized for slavery. I’d like to personally thank our Missouri delegation for putting the important issues first so that black people like me could finally get over the anguish of an event we have yet to experience. Related: KY3 Political Notebook: Obama’s Comment in Springfield Sparks National Debate With McCain [...]

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24thState.com Endorses Sarah Steelman; Steelman on Glenn Beck Show

July 31st, 2008 · 1 Comment

From 24th State blog: The more I watch the battle between Steelman and Hulshof, the more I like Steelman. Hulshof’s campaign is a bit smarmy. You can tell he’s been in Washington too long. He’s probably great friends with Kit Bond and Roy Blunt, our powerful, pork-happy senator and congressman. Well, I say enough. Steelman [...]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Rep. Jonas Hughes · Sarah Steelman · Videos

Quote of the Day: Sen. Obama: “If Everybody Was Just Inflating Their Tires and Getting Regular Tune-Ups”

July 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments

“Kick the oil habit” Sen. Obama in Springfield today: “There are things that you can do individually though to save energy; making sure your tires are properly inflated, simple thing, but we could save all the oil that their talking about getting off drilling, if everybody was just inflating their tires and getting regular tune-ups. [...]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Picture/Quote of the Day

Flood Relief Establishes Perverse Incentives

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

By Matt Simpson I saw my fair share of floods while growing up. During the flood of 1993, I watched the Meramec River slowly creep toward my house and into my basement. A few years earlier, my family and I had to evacuate our home near George Winter Park because of excessive flooding. The severe [...]

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Video: Kay Barnes – Fool Me Once…

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Hat tip: MoWatcher08 Kay’s staff must have took our advice. What a quick study!!!

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Where is Vance Roy Clark?

July 30th, 2008 · No Comments

Among the more shocking revelations from the Associated Press article on Congressman Hulshof’s record as Jay Nixon’s employee was his botched handling of the Vance Roy Clark case. Clark, a convicted rapist, was charged with murder but that charge was dropped because Congressman Hulshof was either too lazy or just plan inept and failed to [...]

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Tags: Decision '08 · Rep. Kenny Hulshof