Tag Archives: Missouri

What War on Women?

There is only one single clinic that performs abortions remaining in the entire state of Missouri, but Missouri Republicans are going after it with pitchforks and torches. The state is currently considering 32 different anti-choice bills. And, since there’s only … Continue reading
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What Could Go Wrong?

A Missouri Senate committee voted to pass an unconstitutional nullification bill last week which would make it a crime for federal agents to enforce laws in Missouri, but that may not be the worst part. Missouri Republicans also passed a … Continue reading
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Keepin’ it Classy

The annoying trend of naming your own Person of the Year out of spite has taken a new direction today. via CBS St. Louis SEDALIA, Mo. (KMOX) – Inspired by Time Magazine’s well-known list, Sedalia, Missouri now has its own … Continue reading
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“Joe Camel With Feathers”

You have to catch them at a young age and teach them that they too could one day shoot and kill an unarmed black teenager and get away with it. After all, kids love to play Cops and Robbers, don’t … Continue reading
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Why Not The Guillotine? Public Hangings?

While the state of Missouri is facing delays in their busy execution schedule because the company that sells the drugs used for lethal injection will no longer sell them based on moral grounds (yes really), Attorney General Chris Koster has … Continue reading
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Missouri Bill Nullifies Federal Law, Hands Out More Guns

From the Associated Press: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Legislature sent the governor a bill Wednesday that would expand gun rights and declare all federal gun regulations unenforceable, in a response to President Barack Obama’s push for gun control … Continue reading
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GOP Rep: Poor People are Like Zoo Animals. Don’t Feed them.

“When you go to the zoo, there’s a sign that says please don’t feed the animals. There’s a reason, because they keep coming back.” -Missouri Rep. Paul Fitzwater (R) on why he opposes Obamacare Missouri State Representative Paul Fitzwater says … Continue reading
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The Second Amendment is Sacrosanct. The First? Not So Much.

This goes beyond the fruitless endeavor of preemptively nullifying federal law to banning proposals for new laws. Yesterday, Missouri state Rep. Mike Leara (R) proposed legislation making it a felony for lawmakers to so much as propose many bills regulating … Continue reading
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Free-Exercise-Wielding Individuals

I love — LOVE — this smackdown ruling delivered by Missouri Judge Carol Jackson to a Catholic business owner who claimed the Obama Administration’s birth-control mandate violated his rights. The burden of which plaintiffs complain is that funds, which plaintiffs … Continue reading

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NRSC Decides Not to Shut That Whole Thing Down

Now that there is no way for Todd Akin to be replaced, the establishment is warming back up to him. The National Republican Senatorial Committee, which previously said it would not invest in Akin’s campaign if he stayed in the … Continue reading

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Missouri GOP Overrides Contraception Veto

This is why Todd Akin still has a chance to win after his “legitimate rape” and “shut that whole thing down” comments. The Missouri legislature has overridden Gov. Jan Nixon’s (D) veto of a bill that would allow employers or … Continue reading

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Humble Hero

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, it’s possible the Republicans may support a write-in candidate for the Missouri senate race, solidifying the chances of a McCaskill win. Go for it! McCaskill may be a blue dog, but if you … Continue reading

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One Man. One Vote.

Artist – Bill Schorr In other news, Todd Akin definitely will not be dropping out of the Missouri senate race. The deadline to drop out passed at 6pm EST today.

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A Wink and a Nod

Apparently “I take him at his word” is not just something politicians say off the cuff. It’s a prepared talking point. An aide to Missouri Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence accidentally emailed talking points prepared for Spence in the case … Continue reading

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Goat Marriage

Bill O’Reilly says gay marriage could lead to turtle marriage. Rick Santorum says it could lead to dog marriage. And now Missouri Rep. Dwight Scharnhorst says it could lead to goat marriage. Sponsors of legislation in Missouri that would eliminate … Continue reading

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Bring Your Guns…

…to work. The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill this week which adds gun owners to the state’s list of protected groups. A list which does not include members of the LGBT community. The state of Missouri has no … Continue reading

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A Staggering Drop in Support for Mitt Romney

There were early signs that Mitt Romney would lose the Minnesota and Missouri primaries last night, but I don’t think anyone would have predicted he wouldn’t win a single county in either state. You can view the Minnesota results here. … Continue reading

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Missouri Republicans Say “Papers Please”

Republicans in the state legislature of Missouri are apparently glowing with envy of the unconstitutional immigration laws administered by Arizona and Alabama, and they are seeking to implement their own version which includes the worst elements of both states’ plans. … Continue reading

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