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Cynthia Davis Clarifies the Fraudulent Point of Same-Sex Marriage

Cynthia Davis Clarifies the Fraudulent Point of Same-Sex Marriage
Remember former state representative Cynthia Davis? Slightly nutty and seriously dim denizen of the lands on the far right shores of dominionist Christian extremism? Now that she no longer has no longer legislative outlet, she shares her very special political views by means of an internet talk show.
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A Candid Karl Rove Riffs on the 2016 GOP Presidential Field

A Candid Karl Rove Riffs on the 2016 GOP Presidential Field
A brief transcript of Karl Rove's analysis of the current crop of GOP presidential candidates. It's probably safe to say that Karl Rove is not a fan of Donald Trump. It's also probably safe to say that if Donald Trump is the GOP's nominee Karl Rove will vote for him.
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MO Money: Faith-Based Budgeting and Orthogonal Reality

MO Money: Faith-Based Budgeting and Orthogonal Reality
The policies put forth in this document suggest that America's main problem is that the poor have too much and the wealthy, too little. The budget plan "corrects" this perceived imbalance by deeply cutting programs that help low- and middle-income people, and cutting taxes on those with high incomes, capital gains, multinational corporations and "pass through" business income.
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Show Me Personal Politics

Today's Kansas City Star has a front page story that should embarrass any politician in Kansas and Missouri.
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The Political Year in Pictures - 2014, part 2

The Political Year in Pictures - 2014, part 2
Previously:
The Political Year in Pictures - 2014 (December 26, 2014)
Over the course of the last year we covered a number of government and political events in Missouri (and elsewhere), in the process taking thousands of photographs. Most of them didn't make it into the blog. Some of the things we saw and heard made us smile, made us think, made us gasp, made us hope, and made us despair. We thought we'd continue our retrospective of some of the pictures and stories we consider to be memorabl
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Racist Revolutionaries: Tea Party Talk of Armed Revolt is Dangerous and Possibly Illegal

Racist Revolutionaries: Tea Party Talk of Armed Revolt is Dangerous and Possibly Illegal
Not that sedition laws were ever a good idea, but it's sickening that people think it's okay to talk about armed revolution because they don't like the black man in the white house, and they're not smart enough to know that folks whose politics disagree with their own are not, in fact, criminals.
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Vote 'Em Out: Ferguson Officials Plan Token Backing of Tea Party Nut Job

Vote 'Em Out: Ferguson Officials Plan Token Backing of Tea Party Nut Job
Is it worth it? Some black officials are looking to back tea party loon Rick Stream in the upcoming St. Louis County Executive election. The reason? To snub current officeholder (and inept handler of the Ferguson fallout) Steve Stenger.
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Monochromatic Malarky: Black Community Absent from Ferguson Town Hall Meetings

Monochromatic Malarky: Black Community Absent from Ferguson Town Hall Meetings
Ferguson, Missouri, town hall meetings are still taking place to discuss the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting. But the obvious question arises: Are the people that most need to be at these meetings even attending?
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Missouri Moneybags Invests in Favored Puppet

Missouri Moneybags Invests in Favored Puppet
Missouri Rep. Robert Onder may be just another white-bread, hate-fueled Republican candidate, but campaign finance records reveal the puppetmaster behind Onder's very big week in campaign contributions: Certified monster Rex Sinquefield.
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MO Gov Nixon Nixes Absurd Gun Law

MO Gov Nixon Nixes Absurd Gun Law
On Tuesday, Governor Jay Nixon shone a brief light of sanity on the gun debate playing out in the US when he vetoed a bill allowing teachers to carry weapons to school.
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