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Entries from October 2009

Quote of the Day: Nixon on Budget Cuts & Layoffs; “We Have Protected Our Priorities”

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments

“While we have reduced $634 million dollars in spending, we have protected our priorities…I actually expect that having budget challenges and actually dollar challenges, will bring people together.”

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Tags: Jay Nixon · Picture/Quote of the Day

Video: Healthcare Lobbyist Richard Gephardt Talks About Medical Innovation

October 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Former U.S. House Democratic Majority Leader Richard Gephardt (son of a milk truck driver!) talks about the importance of medical innovation to Rick Albin of WOOD TV in Grand Rapids, Mich. Gephardt was in Lansing to moderate the “Best and Brightest Forum on Medical Innovation” at the state Capitol. Hat tip:truscottgroup [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/tan_4_WhGVU" width="325" height="250" [...]

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Clay Jumps to Defense of Students & Baggy Pants, Ignores Kenneth Gladney

October 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Ironic. Clay vigorously defends baggy pants and African American students who faced blatant discrimination in Chicago, but he ignores an African American constituent in his own hometown who was assaulted because of his race. Related: NAACP: “All Kenneth Gladney Has to Do is File a Complaint” 24th State:  Wow. Elston McCowan Spills The Beans On [...]

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Tags: Rep. Lacy Clay

Three DNR Administrators Lose Jobs; Nixon’s Three Stooges Keep Theirs

October 30th, 2009 · 4 Comments

This is getting pathetic Governor! Who is advising you? It’s almost like you’re punishing the DNR staff for making Cardetti, Mazur, and Templeton lie to you and the public! Prime Buzz: Three top Missouri Department of Natural Resources administrators were dismissed in what some believe was continuing fallout over the E. coli controversy, officials said [...]

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How Much Does One MO “Stimulus” Job Cost Taxpayers? Over $300,000!

October 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment

 “In my wildest dreams, I never thought it [stimulus] would work this well” -VP Joe Biden Political Fix: Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget cuts announced As we await the governor’s press conference this morning regarding budget cuts and layoffs, we did a little research on the government’s recovery.gov website. So far, the Show-Me-State has received $145, [...]

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Ex Sen. Jeff Smith Objects to Pre-sentence Investigation Report

October 28th, 2009 · 3 Comments

“Artie would totally want us to throw him under the bus here.” According to The Turner Report, dirtbag ex state senator Jeff Smith (“Can you put it on Arnie? If you can just put it on Arnie.”) is unhappy with his pre sentencing report: In a sealed document filed today in U. S. District Court [...]

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Tags: MO Legislature