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Entries from November 2008

Video: Kit Bond: “There’s Still Hope”

November 24th, 2008 · No Comments

While Mr. Bond is on an almost one man quest to give taxpayer money to the auto industry, the junior senator from Missouri is co-sponsoring bi-partisan legislation to provide greater oversight over the “bailout” money that has already been allocated for financial institutions. There have been calls to use part of the $700 billion to […]

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Video: Pollster John Zogby Speaks in St. Louis, Pt. 1

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments

WSJ “Numbers Guy” blog: Zogby’s Misleading Poll of Obama Voters Hat tip:ChamberPR

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Tags: Decision '08 · St. Louis

Show-Me Institute Study Finds New Public Pension Programs Face Long-Term Financial Challenges

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments

The Missouri public pension system currently faces serious long-term financial challenges, according to a new study released by the Show-Me Institute. The study’s author, Richard C. Dreyfuss, an actuary and pension expert, points out that Missouri taxpayers are facing compound problems regarding the state’s ability to manage effectively both defined benefit public pension and retiree […]

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Quote of the Day: Bond’s Office: “No Knowledge of Blackann’s Illegal Activities”

November 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

From TPM Muckraker: Justice Docs Suggest Identities of Team Abramoff Lobbyists Who Bribed Aide “Blackann is said by his lawyer to be cooperating with prosecutors as they seek to build other cases. As for Bond and Blunt themselves, the office of the former said yesterday he had “no knowledge” of Blackann’s illegal activities.” Related: STL […]

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Kit Getting More Bad Advice?

November 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Private jet with one of the three automobile executives landing in Washington. “If Washington bails them out, you can kiss the American automotive industry goodbye.” – Mitt Romney In what could only be further bad advice from the “political pygmy,” Senator Kit Bond has jumped head first – and has actually taken the lead – […]

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Video: Left Wing UMSL Professor Offers Advice to Dems on How to Win More State Legislative Races in 2010

November 20th, 2008 · 1 Comment

 Hat tip: JoAlwood

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