Archive for St. Louis County

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 @ 6:44PM

Tony Pousosa for County Executive

Original Post: Tony Pousosa for County Executive.

Don’t you just love brash upstarts? People with verve and moxie? I do. I like pesky guys full of gumption, like Vladimir Sobotka. I like energetic young political activists like Kenny Newhouse. And I like bold conservative organizers like Eileen Tyrrell. In fact, nothing pleases me more than seeing young, libertarian-ish Republicans making the establishment […]

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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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Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 @ 11:19PM

Monarch Fire District – Vote Cunningham April 2nd

We have written on this race before where you kind find the bigger picture details, so we will not cover those here. It is entertaining watching fire board candidiate, Cole McNary try to have his cake and eat it too, meaning taking the union money whil…

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 …

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 @ 1:57PM

Fire District Hijinks Create Titanic Battle

It has long been the goal of 24tState to be an independent source of breaking news and information with a special focus on equipping voters with specific tactics to act civicly in their own best interest which we can do because we are insiders. Key amo…

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…