Archive for the 'Missouri' Category

Missouri Kills 3rd Party/Militia Bumper Stick Profiling

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barr, Missouri, Ron Paul, Terrorism

This was definitely troubling, so it’s good to see that some real action was taken after the report was revealed. From McClatchy: JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol this week retracted a controversial report on militia activity and will change how such reports are reviewed before being distributed to law enforcement agencies. The […]

March 29th, 2009 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Missouri Law Enforcement Eyes Ron Paul And Bob Barr Supporters As Possible Terrorists

By Glenn Church | Related entries in Missouri, Terrorism

If you’re in Missouri, it might be better to take that old Ron Paul or Bob Barr bumper sticker off your car. A February 20 report to help Missouri law enforcement identify domestic terrorists has some alarming advice. The report is put out by the Missouri Information Analysis Center, which is a “public safety partnership […]

March 15th, 2009 | Permalink| 21 Comments »

Claire McCaskill, Stimulus And What’s Possible

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Economic recovery, Meet The Press, Missouri

One week after I argued that my senator should be on MTP advocating for the stimulus package, well, there she is. Coincidence? Yes, probably. She even tweeted about it today…as well as some thoughts on the stimulus yesterday… McCaskill brings up a point that I’d like to address because there’s been so much ill will […]

February 8th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

You’re Telling Me Claire McCaskill Isn’t A Good Surrogate?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Economy, Legislation, Missouri, Video

On my Meet The Press post on Sunday I lamented that John Kerry was being put out there to argue the stimulus package. He’s just not up for it because he doesn’t seem the least bit passionate anymore. Plus, he’s from Massachusetts and nothing says tax-and-spend like a senator from the far east. Instead, I […]

February 3rd, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Swing State Open Seats Could Stay With Republicans

By Alan Stewart Carl | Related entries in Florida, Missouri, Ohio, Republicans, Senate

With the announced retirement of Republican Senators Mel Martinez (FL), Kit Bond (MO) and George Voinovich (OH), 2010 could be a tough year for the GOP in these three swing states. But the outlook isn’t all bad. In 2008, Republicans had a difficult time finding candidates who could compete for open seats. This time around, […]

January 14th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

McCain Wins Missouri

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, McCain, Missouri, Voting

Well, my home state definitely took its sweet damn time announcing this, but now it’s finally official that we picked Mac, which means we’ve picked the loser for only the 2nd time in the past 100 years. Here’s more… The narrow McCain Missouri victory, by just 3,902 votes out of 2,888,000 cast, means that Missouri […]

November 19th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Missouri, Seriously, We’ve Gotta Talk

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in History, Missouri

Listen MO, I know you like being the swing state of all swing states, but seriously…it’s time to decide who you’re giving your electoral votes to. Yes, I know you’ve chosen the loser in the election only once in the past 100 years, but nobody’s perfect and it looks like you picked McCain instead of […]

November 15th, 2008 | Permalink| 13 Comments »

Indiana Goes For Obama. Missouri Goes For McCain.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Indiana, McCain, Missouri

I don’t know if there will be a recount in either state because the totals are so close, but as I predicted…Missouri didn’t pick the winner for only the second time in over 100 years. On the other hand, Indiana delivered for Obama and I think it was clear from very early in the evening […]

November 5th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Kansas City, MO Voting Problems Resolved

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Missouri, Voting

(photo courtesy of jparonline) I saw this story on CNN earlier and I’m happy to report that the lines are once again moving at the 5th Ward polling station. Basically, people who were there early at 6:00 am didn’t get to vote until 8:30 because they had election officials had the wrong registration books. The […]

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

NBC: Obama Up In NV, CO, VA, FL, PA. McCain Up In MO, NC, OH.

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Colorado, Florida, McCain, Missouri, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Polls, Virginia

And actually, just to give you a preview of my election night prediction…this is pretty close to what I’m thinking. First, the Obama leads… Florida: Obama +2 Obama: 47% McCain: 45% Virginia: Obama +3 Obama: 47% McCain: 44% Pennsylvania: Obama +4 Obama: 47% McCain: 43% Nevada: Obama +4 Obama: 47% McCain: 43% Colorado Obama +5 […]

November 2nd, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »