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Entries from June 2011

Senate Republicans Push Balanced Budget Amendment, While Obama Simply Calls For Tax Hikes

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Politico reported yesterday, “As President Barack Obama told reporters that Republicans ‘don’t want a balanced approach’ in debt talks, Senate Republicans on Wednesday stepped up pressure on Democrats to help pass a constitutional amendment requiring the government to balance its budget each year. ‘We expect that [Obama] will be pushing for tax increases as a […]

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Cleaver Visits Family Farms – To Tell Them They’re Rich?

June 30th, 2011 · No Comments

Under the Democrats tax increase plan, anyone making over $250,000 is considered “rich.” Many family farms are sole propiertorships which means their farm income is counted as personal income. Meet the nouveau rich. Marshall Democrat: Cleaver spent about two hours at Marshall and Fenner Farms near Malta Bend, touring the registered Angus and row crop […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Black Conservatives to Gather in St. Louis

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

MissouriRecord.com: To combat the idea that politics ought to be subservient to skin color, the organizers of Move-On-Up–which may or may not draw inspiration from the Curtis Mayfield song of the same name–are hosting a gathering in St. Louis to showcase conservative ideals and leaders.  Their 2011 conference, which will take place in St. Louis […]

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Video: Where’s the Blight? Last Fed Up City of St. Louis Taxpayer Please Turn Out The Lights!

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:showmeinstitute The city of Saint Louis just declared as “blighted” the plot of land on which the eye-catching South Grand Del Taco resides. The business still runs 24/7 and gets customers, even in spite of the nearby bridge closing. Why would the city blight an intact and functioning business? Show-Me Institute Policy Analyst Audrey […]

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Senate Republicans Unite To Push Balanced Budget Amendment

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Roll Call reports today, “Republican Senators are set to kick off a media blitz to push a balanced budget amendment, beginning Wednesday in D.C. and building up through their July Fourth recess next week, when Members will flood local papers and airwaves with support. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) laid the groundwork for the campaign […]

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Liberals Use God – When It’s Convenient for Political Advantage

June 28th, 2011 · No Comments

“…At the heart of liberalism really is a hatred for God and a belief that government should replace God.” –Cong. Todd Akin The liberals feigned indignation at Congressman Akin’s recent comments on Liberalism and God would be hysterical if it wasn’t so hypocritical. Which philosophy has fought tooth and nail to take God out of […]

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Tags: Rep. Todd Akin