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Entries from January 2009

Nixon Rewards Loyal Reporter

January 29th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Jay Nixon has paid back Kit Wagar for his favorable reporting of his campaign last fall by hiring him as his spin meister at the Department of Health and Senior Services. Nixon continues his “Nixon-esque” double speak as he told the legislature Tuesday night that he would eliminate 1,300 state jobs – but not before […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Media Bias

Better Courts for Missouri Responds to Chief Justice Stith’s State of the Judiciary

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments

“Chief Justice Stith’s naivety continues to blind her ability to improve the judiciary” –James Harris, Executive Director, Better Court for Missouri Yesterday, Better Courts for Missouri Coalition (BCM) applauded Chief Justice Stith’s remarks in her State of the Judiciary Address that called for an unbiased judiciary and an enhancement of the public trust in the […]

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Tags: MO Supreme Court

Special Administrative Board’s Deed Restriction Policy Harms St. Louis Children; Reduces Our Rightful Claim to Stimulus Dollars

January 29th, 2009 · No Comments

By Earl Simms “You tell me you love me but then you are choking me.” This is how one St. Louis resident described what the Special Administrative Board (SAB) of the St. Louis Public School District (SLPS) is doing by placing a 100 year deed restriction on the buildings of schools that have been closed […]

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Tags: School Choice

Video: Cape Girardeau Federal Public Defender Talks About Guantanamo Clients

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments

Give me a break! We’re supposed to feel sympathy for these murderers?  Hat tip: ptilsen Federal Public Defender Scott Tilsen of Cape Girardeau, MO talks to local CBS affiliate KFVS about his client at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and the family in Afghanistan.

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Tags: Iraq War · Videos

Public Policy Polling: “Steelman’s Primary Problem”

January 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment

According to Public Policy Polling, Sarah Steelman has some work to do with the base if she want’s to secure the Republican Senate nomination in 2010: Sarah Steelman is apparently headed to Washington this week to try to round up support for a 2010 Missouri Senate bid. When you look at our poll from a […]

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Video: Roy Blunt doesn’t want delay in DTV switch

January 26th, 2009 · No Comments

U.S. Rep. Roy Blunt doesn’t want the Obama administration to delay the nation’s scheduled Feb. 17 switch from analog to digital television. Video courtesy of the Springfield News-Leader

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