Monthly Archives: August 2011

Missouri’s Lt. Governor, Peter Kinder has an “Obama problem” of Presidential proportions

August 27, 2011
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Missouri’s Lt. Governor, Peter Kinder has an “Obama problem” of Presidential proportions

Peter Kinder has an “Obama problem” of Presidential proportion. Said “problem” being how long can a politician get away with saying one thing and doing another until the voters finally catch on and turn their proverbial backs on him? From being caught charging thousands of dollars of luxury hotel nights to Missouri taxpayers , to…

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Joplin shows the world with its “Can Do” 90 days

August 22, 2011
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Joplin shows the world with its “Can Do” 90 days

During the Great Depression the Empire State building was completed in just 410 days. 1, 397 miles of the Alaskan-Canadian Highway was completed in less than a year during WWII. Hoover Dam didn’t just come in on time, it came in two years early. Examples all of the famous Yankee “can do” spirit and reminders…

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Points to ponder: Obama-nomics, “terrorists”, and just what IS Obama smoking?

August 21, 2011
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Points to ponder:  Obama-nomics, “terrorists”, and just what IS Obama smoking?

If you really want to drive yourself crazy take a couple moments and try to imagine your financial position right now if on that now fateful day in November of 2008 the country hadn’t had a schizophrenic episode. Obama made it clear on his three day joy ride through the heartland that he wanted to…

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Obama’s “Country before Party” mantra is shallow at best

August 20, 2011
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Obama’s “Country before Party” mantra is shallow at best

Every morning begins pretty much the same. An internet browse of The Globe, Drudge, TheDC, and Politico. It’s both a “what did I miss overnight” and “what the hell has some idiot said now that would make a good column” ritual. For the record it appears not much was missed overnight but Politico has a…

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Iowa Republicans punt on practical, send up the “sizzle”.

August 14, 2011
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Iowa Republicans punt on practical, send up the “sizzle”.

Iowa straw poll voters yesterday revealed once again that in modern American politics, sizzle still beats practical. Michelle Bachmann and Ron Paul garnered over half the total votes cast to finish first and second respectively leaving the rest of the field in the dust with Tim Pawlenty being the only other candidate to break the…

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Obama Snubs Wishes of Seal Team Families

August 10, 2011
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Obama Snubs Wishes of Seal Team Families

The Drudge Report link stated nothing more than “White House photo sparks protest……” with the photo posted at left. As a daily devotee of Drudge links and stories I  clicked on the link to see just how “sparking with protest” this photo could be. The link was to Yahoo News and an Associated Press story…

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