Archive for April, 2007

Survey USA: Blunt vs. McCaskill on guns

Monday, April 30th, 2007

Every time I link to Survey USA poll results, I hear from people who fancy themselves as polling experts telling me that Survey USA polls oversample Democrats.

Okay. Understood. Now, how can we explain that among actual gun owners, Claire McCaskill’s approval is at 47%, while Matt Blunt’s is at 46%?

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Bearden to speak at Fred Thompson rally

Thursday, April 26th, 2007

House Speaker Pro Tem Carl Bearden is traveling to Tennessee this weekend. He’ll speak at the Draft Fred Thompson rally in Cookeville on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit

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February 11: Blunt, Jetton show support for Romney

March 3: Hancock: Romney “appears to have Missouri locked down”

March 11: Brownback wins St. Louis County GOP straw poll

April 9: Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder’s endorsement of Fred Thompson

April 9: Kinder, Bearden proclamations emancipate Missouri conservatives

April 12: Missouri House members support Fred Thompson presidential bid

April 12: Mitt Romney visits St. Louis today

April 14: Mitt Romney’s Missouri expenditures

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Early contender for Sentence of the Year

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007

It will be hard for any sentence in a straight news story to top this one, as penned by Alyson Raletz in today’s St. Joseph News-Press:

“Mr. Bartle resumed his filibuster after 2 p.m., when he discussed the calorie count of diet strawberry limeades and admitting he was wearing dirty socks.”

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Michelle Malkin at SLU tonight

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Michelle Malkin is speaking at SLU tonight at 7 p.m.  Details here.

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