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Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 @ 5:34PM

Sadly Prop P Passed

“Every penny taken from you in taxes is a penny someone else decides how to spend. It’s a penny you earned but forfeited to someone else’s arbitrary discretion,” said Bill Hennessy co-founder of the St Louis Tea Pary Coallition. Today is a sad day for the residents of St Louis…

Thursday, March 21st, 2013 @ 4:50AM

The Arch Tax: Bryan Cave Lobbies for Neighborhood Improvement Project, Invoices St. Louis County

Darin Morley has submitted the following article about the April 2nd ballot initiative, Prop P also known as the Arch Tax. Morley blogs at Reboot Congress. . . . Improving the Arch grounds has been a dream of Bryan Cave attorney Walter Metcalfe since at least 2007. As the St. Louis Beacon reported in January of this year: Back in late 2007, then-Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne took a walking tour of the Arch grounds with Bryan Cave attorney Walter Metcalfe and former U.S. Sen. John Danforth. Metcalfe said that Kempthorne, a former Idaho governor, wasn’t impressed. “He said…

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Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 @ 4:30AM

Vote No on Proposition P on April 2

Original Post: Vote No on Proposition P on April 2.

Every penny taken from your in taxes is a penny someone else decides how to spend. It’s a penny you earned but forfeited to someone else’s arbitrary discretion. Don’t surrender your economic freedom any more. Proposition P is an easy No vote. Proposition P is a sales tax increase that would drive up the cost of everything you buy in St. Louis City and County. St. Charles County already opted out of the tax, because

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Monday, March 18th, 2013 @ 10:11PM

Public/Private Partnerships are Bad For Taxpayers

Prop P, the Arch Tax, which appears on the April 2nd ballot in St. Louis city and county, will distribute 60% of tax receipts to the Public/Private Partnerships of Great Rivers Greenway and CityArchRiver. These organizations collect taxpayer money and …

Friday, March 8th, 2013 @ 10:25PM

St. Louis City Fathers Freak Out Because Police Sergeant Gary Wiegert Lobbies For Sane Marijuana Reforms

Original Post: 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

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Thursday, February 21st, 2013 @ 1:23AM

No on Prop P

Members of the St. Louis Tea Party Coalition in conjunction with St. Louis County Republicans have established a committee named No on Prop P. Last year the state legislature passed enabling legislation for St. Charles, St. Louis County and St. Louis C…

Monday, February 18th, 2013 @ 1:11AM

Photos: 2013 Lincoln Days in St. Louis

The Missouri Republican Party held their annual state-wide Lincoln Days gathering in St. Louis in this weekend. These are the photos I got at the event.

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Sunday, February 17th, 2013 @ 1:52AM

Video: 2013 Missouri Lincoln Days with John Barrasso (R-WY)

The Missouri Republican Party held their state-wide 2013 Lincoln Days gathering in St. Louis this weekend. The Friday night dinner saw speeches from party Chairman Ed Martin, Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, State Rep. Tim Jones, Sta…

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Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 @ 1:54PM

#MOAG: Ed Martin Votes in South St. Louis City

Ed Martin, Republican candidate for Attorney General of Missouri, and his wife, Carol, voted in south St. Louis city this morning. After voting, Martin, took a couple of questions. First, he explained the role of Attorney General. Next he provided …

Monday, October 8th, 2012 @ 9:30AM

Prop A Promotes Partisan Policy, Not Principles

Proponents of Prop A have been selling a tainted bill of goods to grassroots conservatives. Supposedly, ‘local control’ of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department represents the purest of Jeffersonian principles, identified in this quote: It is by…