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Entries Tagged as 'Kansas City'

Show Me Institute: Kansas City/St. Louis In Bad Financial Shape

January 11th, 2017 · No Comments

“Missourian’s paid their taxes, and if there’s debt, Missouri kids and grandkids will pay that debt off.” Former Democratic Governor Jay Nixon made this startling comment back in 2009 on C-SPAN  when asked about President Obama’s then proposed $1 trillion dollar failed stimulus plan. It’s not surprising this comment came from a Democratic governor and […]

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Tags: Kansas City · St. Louis

Cleaver’s “Green Bus Stops” Boondoggle Could Have Paid for Police Body Cameras

January 13th, 2015 · 1 Comment

The effectiveness of body cameras for police is debatable but what is not debatable is the $150 million Cleaver wants to use for the program could have came from the $200 million he received and spent on “green” bus stops in Kansas City. It also worries us that anytime the federal government starts handing out […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Cleaver’s K.C. ‘Green Zone’ Project Equals $166 Million Bust

June 23rd, 2014 · 1 Comment

This was as expected as the sun risising in the east and setting in the west. We lampooned this boondoggle here, here and here five years ago. KCTV.com: The Green Impact Zone initiative launched with grand fanfare five years ago, but the staff quietly closed its office earlier this year. Federal, regional, private and city […]

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Tags: Kansas City · Rep. Emanuel Cleaver

Former “Sexuality & Masturbation Consultant” & Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes “Deserves Far Greater Recognition?”

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Former “sexuality & masturbation consultant” and Kansas City mayor Kay Barnes “deserves far greater recognition” as her work as mayor according to the KC Star and current Mayor Sly James. Right now, it’s a travesty that the visionary mayor who spearheaded the South Loop redevelopment 10 years ago — including the Sprint Center, Power & […]

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Herman Cain Coming to St. Louis & Kansas City for FREE Breakfast Event

October 10th, 2012 · No Comments

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain and Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus will be in Missouri next month for two breakfast events in St. Louis and Kansas City called the “Missouri Faith Based and Community Leaders Breakfast” hosted by Job Creators Solutions. Founded by renowned businessmen Bernie Marcus and Herman Cain, Job Creators Solutions assists employers […]

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Tags: Kansas City · St. Louis

Herman Cain Coming to St. Louis & Kansas City for FREE Breakfast Event

September 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Former presidential candidate Herman Cain and Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus will be in Missouri next month for two breakfast events in St. Louis and Kansas City called the “Missouri Faith Based and Community Leaders Breakfast” hosted by Job Creators Solutions. Founded by renowned businessmen Bernie Marcus and Herman Cain, Job Creators Solutions assists employers […]

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Tags: Kansas City · St. Louis