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Entries from February 2012

African American Republican Files For Redrawn St. Louis/St. Charles County District

February 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Eugene Dokes, Navy veteran and small business owner files candidacy for district 70 Republican Eugene Dokes officially filed today as a candidate for the newly redrawn House of Representatives District 70. The district spans from Hazelwood to St. Charles City and includes portions of Bridgeton, Maryland Heights, Creve Coeur, Earth City, Harvester and Cottleville. Dokes […]

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Clay on Carnahan Challenge: “He Doesn’t Have a Chance”

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

Clay shouldn’t be so confident, especially after the hit piece the Post Dispatch put out on him on Sunday. Clay  said he wasn’t worried about facing a fellow Democratic incumbent. He said the new First District includes only 20 percent of Russ Carnahan’s old district. “He doesn’t have a chance,” Clay said. “Eighty percent of […]

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Tags: Picture/Quote of the Day · Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Russ Carnahan

Will Big Banks Fill The Payday Loan Gap?

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

The nanny staters are at it again! This time they want to protect us from the payday loan industry by placing an initiative on the ballot in November to cap interest on these short term loans. Look, we all want to pay the lowest interest we can on our loans, but it’s a fact of […]

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Dems Demand Oil Production In Saudi Arabia, But Not US, While Obama Tries To Have It Both Ways On Keystone‏

February 28th, 2012 · No Comments

With gas prices spiking again, it’s amazing to watch the lengths to which Democrats will still go to prevent domestic energy production which could help lower prices, promote energy independence, and create jobs. Just yesterday WKBW in Buffalo, NY, reported, “U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer Sunday called on the U.S. State Department to press the […]

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Polling Shows Obamacare Still Unpopular; 75% Say Individual Mandate Unconstitutional, Even Majority Of Democrats Agree

February 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment

As we approach the 2-year anniversary of President Obama’s unaffordable health care spending law in the coming month, new polling shows the law remains unpopular with Americans as reports continue that the law is failing to control costs. USA Today writes, “The health care overhaul that President Obama intended to be the signature achievement of […]

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Tags: Healthcare · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Post Dispatch Waits Three Years to Expose Cong. Clay’s Ties to Rent to Own Industry

February 27th, 2012 · No Comments

“I’ll Always Do My Best to Protect What Really Matters to You.” Remarkably, this quote is not from Rep. Clay responding to a constituent, but instead to his handlers and benefactors in the predatory”rent to own” industry. The industry has called Clay “the greatest champion the rent-to-own transaction has ever had.” Now, call us cynical, […]

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Tags: Carnahans' · Rep. Lacy Clay · Rep. Russ Carnahan · St. Louis