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Entries from August 2011

Democrats Wants More Green Jobs Projects, But People Say They’re Not Seeing The Jobs

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments

The AP writes today, “A clean energy revolution is under way in the United States but isn’t happening quickly enough, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said. . . . Reid said he expects clean energy projects to be part of jobs bills the Senate will consider when it returns to session next week.” But […]

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Video: SMI: What’s Wrong with Aerotropolis – What’s the $300 Million for?

August 30th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Related:Missouri Record: The Chamber and the China Hub Political Fix: Old friends? Akin’s former campaign manager donated to rival McCaskill Video: Sen. Bond Talks About Lambert-St. Louis International Airport as China Cargo Hub

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Governor Candidate Randles: Voters Reject ‘Next Guy In Line’ Philosophy

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

Interesting. Mr. Randles went to law school with President Obama. Politicmo.com: If you thought Lt. Governor Peter Kinder was the only Republican candidate for governor, you’d be wrong. In fact, the Lt. Governor, who has recently been dealing with the question of whether he can be competitive against Gov. Jay Nixon next fall, has not […]

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Ed Martin to Charlie Dooley: Open the Bidding Process

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

No bid contracts in the Dooley Administration? SAY IT AIN’T SO!!!! Examiner.com: Martin contends that the county council has excluded all non-union labor from consideration in awarding project labor agreements. Since, as Martin maintains, the majority of the construction industry is non-union, the field is severely diminished and therefore also diminishes the opportunity for tax […]

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Tags: St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Another Editorial Criticizes Obama For Holding Up Free Trade Agreements‏

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

  In a must-read editorial today, Wisconsin’s Green Bay Press-Gazette writes, “On his recent Midwest bus tour, President Barack Obama bashed obstructionists in Congress for blocking passage of free-trade accords with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. If only these opponents would get out of the way, he suggested, these agreements would be law, American exports […]

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Whatever Happened to “Shared Sacrifice?”

August 29th, 2011 · No Comments

With this total disregard for the taxpayer, we’re supposed to believe that liberals like Clay really care about our $14 trillion deficit? We’ve chronicled here and here Clay’s lack of concern for other people’s money. “I need an automobile to get around my district,” said Congressman William “Lacy” Clay, arriving at a groundbreaking in Pagedale […]

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Tags: Rep. Emanuel Cleaver · Rep. Lacy Clay