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Entries from December 2010

“Centrist” Rusty Carnahan?

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments

What Chutzpah! This tweet would have been more honest if Rusty would have tweeted this instead: “Proud my bipartisan bill (which probably helps my brother’s wind farm somehow) wasting saving taxpayer $ and energy was signed into law today by @ Bill Clinton BarackObama…” What a great legislative accomplishment to complement the other two bills […]

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Tags: Rep. Russ Carnahan

Dems Unveil Massive, Last-Minute Spending Bill As Gallup Finds Worst Job Approval For Congress EVER!

December 15th, 2010 · No Comments

Reuters reports, “Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled an earmark-laden spending bill that would fund the entire U.S. government, and Republicans who have renounced the pet spending projects quickly vowed to oppose it. The 2,000-page spending bill, months overdue, would enable President Barack Obama to tighten financial oversight, subsidize college tuition bills and move forward with […]

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Tags: Uncategorized

Virginia Ruling Against Obamacare Again Vindicates GOP Arguments

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

The Wall Street Journal editorializes today, “Only a few months ago, the White House and its allies on the legal left dismissed the constitutional challenges to ObamaCare as frivolous, futile and politically motivated. So much for that. Yesterday, a federal district court judge in Virginia ruled that the health law breaches the Constitution’s limits on […]

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Tags: Healthcare

Picture of the Day: Sarah in 2012 (Steelman That Is)

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Hat tip: Missouri Record

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day

Video: Sen Crowell: Making Missouri a Right to Work State

December 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments

Hat tip:JasonGCrowell “In reshaping our state’s efforts to bring jobs to Missouri, we must make Missouri a Right to Work state, removing the forced union only restriction on employers. A Right to Work law prevents employees from being required to join or financially support a union as a condition of their employment. No one should […]

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Tags: MO Legislature · Videos

Judge Finally Releases Man Convicted With “Coaxed False Testimony”; Cites Prosecutor’s Misconduct

December 14th, 2010 · No Comments

Coaxed false testimony from witnessses, prosecutors witholding evidence? Reminds us of the show “trials” African Americans used to endure during the Jim Crow old south. What a travesty of justice! St. Louis Beacon: Basing his findings on evidence that unfolded during a three-day hearing in July, the judge ruled Helmig did not murder his mother, […]

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Tags: Rep. Kenny Hulshof