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Entries from February 2017

Video: Rep. Bill Lant Cuts Off Rod Chapel (NAACP) During Discrimination Hearing

February 15th, 2017 · No Comments

And this occurs during Black History Month of ALL months! A rural Republican legislator cuts the microphone of the state NAACP leader while he’s describing the bill he’s testifying on as “Jim Crow.” H/T: Progress Missouri

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Rep. Dogan’s African-Style Hair Braiding Legislation Advances

February 15th, 2017 · 1 Comment

Rep. Dogan’s bill has good intentions but to us is unfair to the cosmetologists whose business the hair braiders are taking. Licensed cosmetologists must go thru the expense of hours and hours of training and education while their direct competition does not. StlToday: On a day when racial turmoil was simmering in the Capitol, members […]

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Video: Missouri GOP Looks to Engage Minorities

February 15th, 2017 · No Comments

Missouri Republican Party Chairman Todd Graves, Marc Cox and Chris Arps discuss the Missouri GOP’s outreach to minorities. Related:   EXCLUSIVE: MRP Approves Formation of African American Auxiliary Organization at Summer Meeting Missouri Matters: Should the GOP Write Off the African American Vote?

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Where’s Claire?

February 10th, 2017 · No Comments

Knowing that she will probably be once again the most vulnerable senator up for re-election in 2018, Senator McCaskill skipped out this week on a meeting with the president and instead met with her back home union buddies, specifically the education mafia known as the National Education Association: McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat who will face […]

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Sen. McCaskill Sides With Infanticide Supporters and Opposes Jeff Sessions

February 9th, 2017 · No Comments

Jeff Sessions’ record of misogyny & racism make him flat-out unfit to serve as Attorney General—yet here we are. Our stmnt: #SessionsVote pic.twitter.com/rKhR430zfS — NARAL (@NARAL) February 9, 2017 Should we really be surprised that “moderate” Claire McCaskill voted against confirming her “good friend” Jeff Sessions for Attorney general? Can you believe those who advocate […]

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Tags: Abortion · Senator McCaskill

2010 FLASHBACK: McCaskill on Obamacare: “It’ll be Popular 10 Years From Now”

February 9th, 2017 · No Comments

This quote from the Claire Bear sounds like she really doesn’t care if she’s reelected in a couple of years. No matter how moderate Claire tries to appear, tying herself so closely to Obama by supporting this healthcare disaster, will most likely spell the end of her senate career. Politico: “The first risk [of a […]

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