Missouri

Missouri Republicans pretend that taxing the rich is not an option to pay for roads

In 2014, Republican’s in the State legislature overrode the veto of the Democratic Governor and instituted tax cuts that have amounted to nearly an annual billion dollar loss in the State’s revenue: St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri House Joins Senate…

Blue Wave 2.0 – The Sequel

In nature, waves are not solitary events. Another wave usually follows. The same is often true for politics. In 2014, the Republican party saw a wave of victories, spurred on by voter apathy and low turnout, resulting in broad based…

Republican Congressman tells constituent “we lie all the time”

Republican Dave Brat is running for re-election to the U.S Congress from Virginia. A recent recording has surfaced of  him replying to one of his constituents, who was understandably dismayed by the direction of the Republican Party: “The problem is…

Video of Devin Nunes shows what Republicans actually think about Medicare – plus bonus video of Roy Blunt’s opinion about Medicare

Donald Trump and many Republicans are going around claiming that they suddenly love Medicare, and will be the true defenders of the program that provides baseline health care coverage for elderly Americans, a program Republicans have been trying to cut…

Conservative PACs run ads in MO and AR saying Democrats will target black men with false rape accusations

A conservative PAC is running a heinous advertisement in Missouri claiming that Democrats will target African-American men with false rape accusations if elected: Post-Dispatch: Hawley says he doesn’t support ad implying African-Americans will be targeted if Democrats win Nov. 6…

Josh Hawley flaunts endorsement from group that tried to repeal pre-existing condition protections

As Josh Hawley continues to lie to the people of Missouri about his support for pre-existing condition protections, the Republican candidate for U.S Senate from Missouri took to twitter to brag about an endorsement he received from the NFIB: Proud…

Republican politicians resort to lies and hate because their policies are only popular with a shrinking Republican base

Donald Trump and many other Republican politicians have decided to run on a party platform of lies and hate in 2018. Examples include Donald Trump lying repeatedly to his supporters at his fascist rallies across the country, California Congressman Duncan…

Republicans have now fully abandoned Bipartisanship, Conservatism, and Democracy

An ex-GOP lawmaker tore into the Republican party over their nearly unanimous party-line vote to confirm a Republican operative who had committed perjury and was credibly accused of sexual assault to become a Supreme Court Justice: Ex-GOP lawmaker: ‘There is…

Ad for Missouri GOP Senate candidate features him using his own son to lie about his support for pre-existing condition protections

Republican nominee for U.S. Senate from Missouri, Josh Hawley, is running an ad that features him talking about his son having a pre-existing condition, then using that fact as evidence that he supports protecting health insurance coverage for people with…

Republicans across the country are purging voter rolls – Make sure you are still registered to vote

Republican politicians have made it quite clear over the last 20 plus years that they do not believe in democracy. They have gerrymandered congressional districts, called for “poll watchers” to intimidate people from voting, cut available polling places to create…

A list of November 2018 GOP candidates who are either neo-Nazis or have ties to neo-Nazis

The Republican party has a Nazi problem. Here is a list of some of them. Lou Barletta – Republican nominee for US Senate from Pennsylvania CNN: GOP Senate candidate Lou Barletta did interview in 2006 with Holocaust-denying publication Rep. Lou…

Ford issues statement that proves Donald Trump has no idea what he is doing with regards to trade and tariffs

Update: Ford has now announced a $1 Billion loss and planned layoffs. Fortune: Ford Prepares for Mass Layoffs After Losing $1 Billion to Trump’s Trade Tariffs, Report Says Read on to see how Trump’s amazing ignorance has adversely affected a…

MO and WV GOP Senate candidates are both suing to allow health insurance companies to deny coverage for pre-existing conditions

Politifact recently examined the lawsuit that was filed in February of 2018 by several State Attorney Generals to block the Affordable Care Act and end the law’s pre-existing conditions protections. The reason for Politifact’s examination is that the Democratic Senator…

Missouri Republicans in the State House have left the State’s infrastructure in sad shape – And they are blaming the voters

In 2014, Republican’s in the State legislature overrode the veto of the Democratic Governor and instituted tax cuts that have amounted to nearly an annual billion dollar loss in the State’s revenue: St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri House Joins Senate…

Missouri Republicans prove that Republicans actually can love regulations – if it is a regulation aimed at protecting corporations

On August 28th, Missouri officially welcomed a new regulation into the books, a regulation that was sponsored and passed by Republicans. That’s odd, huh? Well, guess what it was about: News-Leader: Missouri becomes first state to regulate use of the…

Midwestern States are great locations for wind and solar energy generation – Why do so many Midwestern politicians support oil and gas instead?

In Midwestern State after Midwestern State are stories about the amazing progress that is being made with renewable wind and solar energy projects. In Kansas: CJ Online: Where the wind comes sweepin’ down the plain (and generates over 35 percent…

Trump’s trade war continues to hurt Midwestern States – And the trade war is based on a lie

Name a Midwestern State, and you will find a State being hurt by Trump’s trade war. Wisconsin: US Chamber of Commerce: ‘They Walked Away:’ Three Wisconsin Industries Reeling from Tariffs Craig Baumann, whose family runs a 500-acre ginseng farm in…

Minimum wage increase on the ballot in Missouri this November – Supported by small businesses

Proposition B will be on the ballot for Missouri voters this November. If approved, the minimum wage in Missouri would go from $7.85 to $8.60 in January 2019 and then increase yearly until it gets to $12 an hour in…