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Entries from September 2010

Dooley’s County/City Merger Trial Balloon Crashes, Now Says “It Was a Misunderstanding”

September 29th, 2010 · No Comments

 Is Dooley now dancing around his merger proposal? Even more evidence of amateur hour over at the Dooley Campaign. In a Post Dispatch editorial board meeting with writers and editors on Monday, Mr. Dooley floated the idea that he would be amenable to the idea of a St. Louis County/St. Louis City merger: “We need […]

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Video: Nixon Throws Fellow Dems Under the Bus; “Too Busy” to Campaign for Them

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip:MOWatchdog

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Senate Democrats Opt For Political Symbolism Over Jobs

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

  The Hill reports today, “Senate Democrats are moving forward with a vote on legislation they say will restrict the ability of U.S. companies to move jobs overseas, even as Republicans decry the legislation as mere election-year posturing. Democratic leaders are not optimistic they will achieve the 60-vote total needed to break a filibuster and […]

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Aviation Consultant on Lambert China Hub: “Unworkable”….”Far Fetched”….”Snowball’s Chance”…”When Pigs Can Fly”

September 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Picture credit: (2008) stlcommercemagazine.com Former Gov. Matt Blunt signs joint agreement in Beijing.  (Standing, left to right): Former Gov. Bob Holden; Stephen Perry of London Export Company Ltd.; St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley; Sen. Kit Bond; Sen. Claire McCaskill; Ma Xiuhong, Vice Minister, Ministry of Commerce; Congressman Russ Carnahan; Mayor Francis Slay. (Seated): Gov. […]

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Another Political Show Vote By Democrats Risks Putting U.S. At “Competitive Disadvantage”

September 27th, 2010 · No Comments

After wasting time last week on playing politics, Senate Democrats now finally appear interested in discussing issues related to the economy. But unfortunately, they’ve decided to prioritize another political exercise instead of seriously doing something to foster economic growth. According to The Wall Street Journal, “The Senate will consider a bill this week aimed at […]

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State Spending 300k to Rehab Homes Worth 70-100k in STL County

September 27th, 2010 · No Comments

St. Louis County government is “the biggest bargain in our town.”  –Charlie Dooley ‘‘Last week, we learned that the Dooley/Temporiti trash scheme may cost St. Louis County millions of dollars in damages to the private trash haulers they tried to run out of business, and now we learn that hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars […]

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