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T he Cavalry Group has emailed the following press release about Missouri’s Agriculture Director, Jon Hagler. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2013 MISSOURI AGRICULTURE DIRECTOR ATTEMPTS TO EVADE DEPOSITION Jon Hagler seeks to avoid deposition in legal …
Pulled from comments, in response to TJ, you asked: “I am somewhat confused about the current outrage. Shouldn’t the DOR verify, to the greatest extent possible, that an applicant for renewal of any state issued ID be who they maintain to be, live where they claim to live and so on.” If you’re buying beer at Schnuck’s, you expect the cashier to card you, right? That’s because the cashier is required to verify your are
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“That is the third time you’ve lied to me!” Those were the words of Missouri State Senator Kurt Schaefer to Director of Revenue Brian K. Long in a heated hearing at the Missouri State Capitol this morning. Senator Schaefer and researchers at the Missouri Family Network, who broke this story, learned prior to the hearing that Long’s department has ordered Missouri fee office workers to violate state law by collecting and storing personal identifying information
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John Lamping is one of the brightest stars for liberty in the Missouri Senate, and he needs our help this week. Let’s support liberty by fighting Medicaid Expansion and Common Core State Standards in education. Tell Us You’re Going! RSVP on Facebook! Committees hear two big bills on Wednesday, March 13, in Jefferson City. Medicaid Expansion Common Core restrictions “The more I look into this Common Core data collection, the more onerous it gets,” Lamping
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St. Louis City Fathers Freak Out Because Police Sergeant Gary Wiegert Lobbies For Sane Marijuana Reforms
You’d think people would listen when a career police officer says we need to reform marijuana laws. But n-o-o-o-o. Not in St. Louis, anyway. Gary Wiegert is a 30+ year police officer who signed up to lobby Jefferson City on behalf of tea party issues a couple of years ago. Some people freaked out over that, but Gary was instrumental in advancing tea party issues for the past 2 years. Now, Wiegert is lobbying for some
Sen. Brian Nieves’ legislation, SB265, will be heard in committee next Tuesday, March 5, at 3 p.m. in Hearing Room 1 in the Capitol Building, Jefferson City, Missouri. This legislation is important to protecting the rights of the citizens of Missouri, including…and most especially…property rights. Specifically, this legislation bars the…
How does a Democratic Governor, with a veto proof legislature, generate more excuses, from Republican leadership, in one legislative session, than a third grader whose dog ate their homework? Easy. Be a Governor of a non-Right To Work state. It’s nice to know that self-preservation is alive and well in the Missouri General Assembly. While Missourians have been wishing, chanting, screaming for legislators to pass Right To Work legislation in their state, the Republican legislature has been dancing around how to avoid the issue for years. Always, the mantra has been to blame the Governor. But first, they blamed the…
I’m just a little curious about why those who are paid to be curious, are showing so little signs of being, even the least bit, curious. Those of you who saw the MO Senate Debate last week… saw Claire McCaskill wearing her usual calm, cool &…
Supporters of a November ballot initiative that would dramatically increase Missouri’s Ice Cream Tax — the lowest in the nation — brought their bus tour to stump for the measure to Cape Girardeau on Tuesday. The Proposition B Ice Cream Tax Bus Tour, sponsored by the Jefferson City-based organization Show-Me A Brighter Future, made a [...]
Conservatives love cracking on government and its unintended consequences. How often does a government initiative give us backassward results? Exhibit A: Obama hands Solyndra millions in tax dollars to promote [...]