Missouri Ballot Initiatives
This November 4 there are many other issues on the ballots beside who the next President is going to be. There are countless other politicians up for election (U.S. Senators, U.S. Congressman, Governors, etc.). Many states also have ballot initiatives to consder. Missouri is one of those states. Five ballot initiatives will be on your plate in two weeks. Below is a run down of | Read More »
Senator Obama Isn’t Serious About Social Security Reform
Ask any economist and many of the politicians and those that pay attention on the right what they say is the single biggest problem facing this country. The answer will likely be the unfunded liabilities of the federal government’s entitlement programs of Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. Serious action needs to be taken now to keep those three programs from swallowing the entirety of the | Read More »
Another Victim of Credit Card Fraud Linked to Obama Campaign
Yesterday the right side of the blogosphere was abuzz with the news that a Kansas City couple discovered a charge of $2,300 that was fraudulently made to the Obama campaign. Steve and Rachel Larman say a strange credit card charge appeared on their statement this month — a $2300 donation to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. The Larman’s say they don’t want this to be about | Read More »
The Palin “Rape Kit Scandal”
The online left has continued to throw everything including the kitchen sink at Governor Sarah Palin. They are doing so in hopes of sinking the McCain/Palin ticket and preemptively stopping any potential comeback in the polls. One of the favorites of the left is the rape kit. As I linked to before, it is a favorite of AOL Political Machine blogger Tommy Christopher. On Wednesday, | Read More »
ACORN’s Dirty Deeds Spread to Missouri
Promoted from blogs. Yet more, and more. – Moe Lane Over the last few days a there has been a lot of sunlight exposing the dark corners of the activities of the group called ACORN. They have been caught forging falsified voter registration cards in Connecticut and Indiana There are two indictments of ACORN workers in Wisconsin Hiring convicted fellons as registration deputies in Wisconsin | Read More »
Get This Man A Commercial for the Campaign STAT
Former Senator Peter Fitzgerald(R-IL) is out campaigning for Senator John McCain. He is the man that Senator Obama replaced in the U.S. Senate. They also served together in the Illinois legislature. From the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Political Fix blog: He noted that Obama’s political mentor is a Chicago powerbroker, state Senate President Emil Jones. He suggested that Obama’s sponsorship of ethics legislation while in the | Read More »
MO-GOV: Hulshof Gets a Much Needed Boost
Republican candidate Kenny Hulshof has been badly trailing Democrat candidate Jay Nixon for the entire campaign season. Nixon started the season with a considerable advantage following a bitterly contested Republican primary between Hulshof and State Treasurer Sarah Steelman. Since the repeal of Missouri’s campaign finance law restricting contributions, Nixon has continued his fund raising advantage. He has collected $3.3 million in large sized contributions (those | Read More »
Obama/Biden Continue to Lie About McCain Health Plan
At the debate on Thursday night between Senator Joe Biden and Governor Sarah Palin, Senator Biden made this claim about the McCain health care plan to offer a $5,000 refundable tax credit: You know how John McCain pays for his $5,000 tax credit you’re going to get, a family will get? He taxes as income every one of you out there, every one of you | Read More »
So, What is Plan B?
Now that the Paulson Plan has failed to pass the House (at least this time around) the question everyone seems to be asking is: Where do we go from here?
This Is What Country First Looks Like
Senator McCain took a lot of grief from all sides on his decision to suspend his campaign to go to Washington to work on the bail out. It was widely seen as a political stunt. Democratic congressional leaders derided it as injecting Presidential politics into the situation. Senator McCain believed it was the right thing to do. Senator Obama thought it was a better idea | Read More »
Where Do We Go From Here
In my last piece I esteblished some clear evidence that the government was complicit in creating this “crisis” that we are in (continuing my aversion for the word crisis). This piece is aimed at finding a sensible way to correct the current problem without continuing the circumstances that got us here.
Trying to Find Out How We Got Here
Like many of you, I am trying to wrap my head around the “crisis” that we are in (I hate that word…thus the scare quotes). I’m going to try to piece together a few good articles and tidbits from bloggers to help us all understand this better.
Lets Take Out Another Palin Smear
Over the course of the last few weeks the left and their willing accomplices in the Mainstream Media have been putting forth smear after smear about Governor Sarah Palin in hopes that something will stick. One of the latest (of many) is the the Governor charged rape victims for the test kits that the police administer in the process of collecting evidence.
Seeing Russia From Alaska
Have you ever played the Telephone Game? You pass a phrase on from person to person eventually winding up with the phrase being told to the person who started it. By the time the message gets back to the person it usually barely resembles the original. Such is the case with Palin’s “quote” about seeing Russia from her back yard. Ann Althouse links to this | Read More »
MO-02: Do You Know Who You Are Running Against?
Because Democrat Bill Haas doesn’t seem to. He’s airing an ad on local radio station KTRS. In the ad he attacks Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. Last I checked his opponent was Congressman Todd Aiken. He hits Palin on the Bridge to Nowhere. He uses a line reminiscent of the one that has been used on Rudy Giuliani. He says that “a noun, a verb and | Read More »
Charlie Rangel: Cheating Every Which Way He Can[Update]
Rep Charlie Rangel (D-NY)* just can’t help himself. Via JammieWearingFool BIG WHEEL BENZ THE RULES Rep. Charles Rangel has been using a House of Representatives parking garage for years as free storage space for his old Mercedes-Benz – a violation of congressional rules and a potential new tax woe for the embattled lawmaker, The Post has learned. The 1972 silver sedan is registered to Rangel, | Read More »
Obama: No, I Didn’t Interfere With That Agreement, I Interfered With a Different One
Amir Taheri broke the news the other day that Senator Obama tried to delay an agreement on the troop levels in Iraq. This brought up the question of “Did Obama violate the Logan Act?”. As I stated the other day, Obama’s clearest defense of the Logan Act would be to claim that he was under the authority of the State Department (a highly dubious outcome). | Read More »
Obama and the Logan Act
The Charges In the September 15th edition of the New York Post, Amir Taheri reports that Senator Obama attempted to influence the Iraqi government with regard to the troop withdrawals from Iraq. According to Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Obama made his demand for delay a key theme of his discussions with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad in July. “He asked why we were not prepared | Read More »
Just How Wealthy Are We As a Country?
Via reason’s blog Hit and Run you can check out this interactive tool that shows you what countries are spending on different classes of goods. If you click on over there and check out the “Recreation” tab, you will see something that I find to be quite telling.
MO-GOV: Kenny Hulshof Gets Bit By Campaign Stupids
Republican gubernatorial candidate Kenny Hulshof (current U.S. House of Representative from MO-09) unveiled his education plan today. Republican gubernatorial candidate Kenny Hulshof said Missouri has a problem. The state ranks 47th in expenditures for higher education. Hulshof said that is unacceptable and that if elected he would funnel more money to the state’s colleges and universities as well as increase scholarships to needy students. ~snip~ | Read More »