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Video: FACT: NO Fire at West Lake Landfill

July 10th, 2017 by mopns_admin ·

Fact: There is no fire. A fire requires oxygen. There is a heat-producing chemical reaction — which causes waste to decompose more quickly than normal — occurring deep within the South Quarry of Bridgeton Landfill, where oxygen does not exist. The subsurface reaction is isolated, and it is being managed through a variety of containment efforts. The radiological material disposed at West Lake Landfill is very low-level. Any uranium of value was extracted, or leached, twice from the material before it was disposed of at the site. Various scientists and academics agree that the material is neither explosive nor vulnerable to heat.

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Video: Cattlemen’s Association Opposes Excavating & Hauling Westlake Landfill Waste

June 29th, 2017 by mopns_admin ·

Hat tip: Cap West Lake Landfill Now

The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association opposes the unnecessary excavation and dangerous hauling of materials from West Lake Landfill through rural areas and supports alternatives that are safe and effective.

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Mo. Republican Party Releases McCaskill “Mix Tape of Lies”

June 29th, 2017 by mopns_admin ·

The Missouri Republican Party is having a little fun at the good Senator’s expense after the revelation that Claire lied about not ever meeting the Russian Ambassador.

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Rep. Cleaver Investigates Firm Tied To Rep. Clay’s Favorite (Pay Day Loan) Industry

June 29th, 2017 by mopns_admin ·

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Rep. Emanuel Cleaver is taking aim at a pay day loan business specializing in business and consumer loans. That sets up a bit of a conflict with his cross state rival Rep. Lacy Clay, the hardworking and effective Congressman from St. Louis who is in the back pockets of the payday loan industry.

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, II (D-Missouri) has launched an investigation on small business FinTech lending, which includes online companies with payday loan-like products for small businesses and individual consumers. “FinTech lending companies, also known as alternative small-business lending, are a fast-growing industry offering a new wave of innovation—and also pose many new risks,” Cleaver said in a news release. Read more…

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“Senate Watchdog” McCaskill Has Secret Foundation AND Has Met Russian Ambassador

June 29th, 2017 by mopns_admin ·

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Wow! Claire has a secret foundation that paid for a dinner at the Russian Ambassadors home

Washington Free Beacon:

Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill (Mo.) used a personal foundation to pay for a dinner she attended at Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak’s Washington, D.C., residence. The senator had failed to disclose her role in the foundation until earlier this month. McCaskill came under fire this March after she told the Washington Post she never had a “call or meeting” with Kislyak even though she had publicly announced both a call and meeting with him. This week, CNN reported that McCaskill also attended a black-tie reception at Kislyak’s D.C. residence in November 2015.

McCaskill’s attendance at the dinner was accompanied by an $873 payment to the American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation, where Kislyak serves on the board of directors as honorary chairman. The payment to Kislyak’s foundation was not made directly by McCaskill—it was made through a foundation, the Shepard Family Foundation, that she set up with her husband Joseph Shepard in 2013 but failed to disclose in filings to the Senate ethics committee until three weeks ago. Read more…

But wait, Claire said just a few months ago in a tweet that she’s never met the Russian ambassador:

I’ve been on the Armed Services Com for 10 years.No call or meeting w/Russian ambassador. Ever. Ambassadors call members of Foreign Rel Com.

— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) March 2, 2017

While four years ago she’s bragging about having a meeting with him:

Off to meeting w/Russian Ambassador. Upset about the arbitrary/cruel decision to end all US adoptions,even those in process.

— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) January 30, 2013

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Ferguson Settles Michael Brown Wrongful Death Suit; Judge Seals Agreement

June 21st, 2017 by mopns_admin ·

Michael Brown’s parents and the City of Ferguson reached a settlement yesterday on the plaintiff’s wrongful death suit against the city. The agreement is sealed but speculation is Brown’s parents received less than the $3 million dollar insurance cap the city had. To some, how a thug caught on tape robbing a convenience store and a short time later assaults a police officer succumbed to a “wrongful death” is beyond comprehension.

St. Louis Today:

A federal judge on Tuesday approved a secret civil settlement of the wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the parents of Michael Brown over his 2014 fatal shooting. The settlement amount is not mentioned in U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber’s order approving it. Webber writes only that the gross amount is “fair and reasonable compensation for this wrongful death claim and is in the best interests of each Plaintiff.”

He said the split of the amount between Michael Brown Sr. and Lezley McSpadden “is fair and reasonable,” and the agreement “provides for a reasonable amount” for attorney fees and expenses. Settlements involving public entities are generally open records under Missouri law, but Webber ordered the agreement sealed and said that it should be considered a closed record under the state’s Sunshine Law “due to the adverse impact to Plaintiffs should it be disclosed. Read more…

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