Todd Akin Voted to End Head Start the Same Year he... →
Sen. McCaskill is showcasing the fact that Akin was one of only 36 members who opposed the Head Start Funding Bill which passed 381-36. However, that’s not the worst of it.
Common ground and common sense on reducing... →
A five-year study in St. Louis, in which more than 9,250 women ages 14 to 45 were given free birth-control options and family-planning education, showed that women who have access to affordable contraception rarely have unintended pregnancies.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch endorses President Obama... →
In a very thoughtful, eloquent and balanced editorial published on Sunday, October 7, 2012, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch called for voters to re-elect President Obama on Nov. 6.
Are the STLPD Using City Officers to Investigate... →
According to a report from Ars Technica, St. Louis has received a grant from the federal government with the goal of using city officers to investigate online piracy.
A breakdown of the most recent Obama versus Romney... →
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has made large gains against President Obama in the polls released since the first presidential debate.
Dave Spence (r): corporate downsizing | Show Me... →
We miss the campaign land yacht. Spotted in a parking lot in west central Missouri. “Honk for more TARP bailout money for banks” must have already been taken.
Sinquefield's hefty donations keep him atop of... →
The retired financer emerged as Missouri’s top contributor to political candidates and causes during the current campaign season, according to an analysis of state and federal donations.
St. Louis ranks in middle of pack for economic... →
The St. Louis metro area ranked 49th out of 102 metro areas on the On Numbers Economic Index for October, a new index that measures relative economic vitality.
For Families Of Medicare Recipients, Insurance... →
When a spouse or parent signs up for Medicare, it is often perplexing — and unnerving — for the rest of the family who may have grown used to cushy employer-sponsored coverage.
Colorado Schools Will Cut Carbon Emissions... →
SolarCity announced on October 1st that it is going to install more than 5,000 solar panels on 14 schools across the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD), already one of the ‘greenest’ school districts in the country.
Reaching The O’fallon Park Recreation Center |... →
Many residents using the new facility, as well as YMCA/Herbert Hoover staff, will drive there.
After death, new Missouri law protects utility... →
A new utility workers protection law, passed in Missouri thanks to a staunch unionist in the legislature and signed in mid-September by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon, could become a model for other such legislation nationally.
Countdown: Election Day is in 21 days | Missouri... →
Election Day is in 21 days and you have until Wednesday to register to vote!
Dr. Todd Akin Speaks On Abortion | The Impudent... →
I recognize that members of the Democratic Party are in allegiance with the Devil so let me suggest those people cease reading this article.
Letter to the Editor, Jefferson County Leader |...
On March 25, while we were still being entertained by the Republican primaries, Rick Santorum said that Mitt Romney’s ties to RomneyCare would make him the “worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama” in the general election. In November, America will decide the future of health care reform. On one hand, we have the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or...
Unlikely Secret Weapon: Probation Program Led By... →
Clark Porter is a social worker at the Federal Probation Office in St. Louis. Once upon a time, he was a violent felon. But he turned his life around and is now helping ex-offenders on probation do the same.
A Living Roof with Solar Panels: Even Better than... →
You`ve probably heard about some of the benefits that come with green roofs. Green roofs have the ability to mitigate the heat island effect, absorb rainwater and improve overall insulation.
Missouri’s Sex Offender Registry Is Overcrowded |... →
One might think the Missouri Sex Offender Registry would be a useful tool when determining where to buy a house, or let your kid walk to school. Think again!
The Daily Show Smacks Hannity and Carlson for... →
Jon Stewart and his “great American black panel” did a really good job of making a mockery of Hannity, Carlson and Drudge for their over the top, naked race-baiting and the treating five year old footage of President Obama like it’s “breaking news.”
How do you debate a man who’s willing to lie with... →
So… about that $5 trillion tax plan I’ve been running on for a year…
Jobless Rate Drops to 7.8% in September | AFL-CIO →
The unemployment rate declined from 8.1% in August to 7.8% in September, with 114,000 jobs added last month, according to figures released this morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Waltons Vs America | The Impudent Observer →
American society has become divided by wealth and those with wealth can buy their freedom from arrest-how many millionaires are in jail for a drug offense-and they now want to buy the presidency.
A Ballpark Village Already Exists (And it is... →
When the designers of the new Busch Stadium looked at the designated site for the new facility, they had little trouble determining where the “front door” should be. They looked up Spruce Street and saw the existing structures of Cupples Station and the Metro Link station and knew that this was where they should put the main entrance to the ballpark.
Vacancy and the Opportunity for Realizing Growth... →
A 50-year trend of suburban outmigration has led to large population losses and the degradation of our urban core. By most traditional measures, the resulting vacant properties are a liability.
Romney's debate performance was great but his... →
OK, Kansas City Region To Get An Ikea Before St.... →
The Kansas City region is getting an Ikea store and we’re not:
KDHX Fall Membership Drive | Thomas Crone →
Ah, KDHX. We’ve got history.
Debate night: Romney, jittered, smirked and... →
While President Obama quizzically looked on during tonight’s debate, a jittery and aggressive Mitt Romney (over caffeinated perhaps after his sleepless night?) tried, once again, to say little of substance about his own proposals while hectoring the President noisily and at length
Polls have Romney as debate winner, but long term... →
Polls have Romney as debate winner, but long term... →
Lewis Reed is Running For Mayor of St. Louis |... →
Mayor Slay finally has competition in the Democratic primary (aka the only vote that matters for St. Louis City) for next years mayoral race: Lewis Reed, the president of the city’s Board of Aldermen.
Akin campaign: Planned Parenthood “scared women”... →
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin’s campaign doubled down on 2008 comments in which he alleged that some doctors give “abortions to women who are not actually pregnant.”
Marriage equality on the ballot in four states... →
Four states—Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington—will vote on marriage equality this November. New Left Media is creating a four part series on the experiences of same-sex couples who want to get married in each of those states.
Soul Sickening | Fired Up Missouri →
ead ‘em and weep: “A man makes a $250 million fortune loading up companies with debt and then extracting million-dollar fees from those same companies, in exchange for the generous service of telling them who needs to be fired in order to finance the debt payments he saddled them with in the first place.
Romney misleads voters 27 times in 38 minutes at... →
Romney misleads voters 27 times in 38 minutes at the first debate – Think Progress lays them out.
Venue Suddenly Realizes "Cannabis" Means Pot;... →
Show-Me CannabisShow me the (deposit) money!The folks over at Show-Me Cannabis just can’t catch a break.
Todd Akin: It's "Common" for Doctors to "Give... →
Say what? Here, watch for yourself as GOP senate nominee Todd Akin talks more nonsense…
Editorial: When student loan bubble bursts, poor... →
If you are in college, or you recently graduated, or one of your children is in either of those categories, then last week’s news from the Pew Research Center won’t surprise you.
Two journalists who pass the Lippman test |... →
“Tell the truth.” “Shame the devil.” Leave it to one of America’s most respected and incisive journalists, Walter Lippman, to sum up in a few simple words the difficult charge of true journalism.
Our failed media experiment | Show Me Progress →
The world we live in. If you have plenty of money you can take out an ad in the local paper expressing your support for a particular candidate of issue. If not, well, you’re out of luck.
Adelaide Mahaffey Schlafly: Force for social... →
Adelaide Schlafly, who spent a lifetime advocating on behalf of people whose voices are diminished by poverty, social injustice, racial discrimination, and educational deficiencies, died Sunday (September 30, 2012) at her home in the Central West End. She was 97.
In The Wake Of High Gold Prices, Lead Poisons... →
Doctors Without Borders, which has set up clinics to treat the children, is calling it one of the worst cases of environmental lead poisoning in recent history.
STL-Style, Sleepy Kitty and Tucci Events... →
Sleepy Kitty, STL-Style, and Tucci Events are teaming up to do a fundraiser show for Obama’s re-election.
This Saturday–Linfest 2012 | St. Louis Core →
Be sure to join your friends and neighbors at LinFest on October 6th from 11am to 4pm which is held at Lindenwood Park in Southwest City.
Join Us to Discuss October Unprocessed at the... →
October is harvest time: lots of celebration of good food that’s come straight out of the ground.
The most recent swing state polls ahead of... →
President Obama enters tonight’s presidential debate in a strong position against Mitt Romney in the polls that matter the most.
Readers Split On O’Fallon Park Controversy,... →
When I posted last week’s poll on Sunday September 23rd it didn’t look like we were going to see progress toward getting the new $22 million O’Fallon Park Recreation Center open for business.
Juan Williams Calls Out Hannity For Throwing Dirt... →
After Sean Hannity spent the opening of his show talking to Tucker Carlson about the right’s latest drummed up non-controversy, Hannity brought on Fox regular Juan Williams and “tea partier” and one of Fox’s favorite conservative African American “designated black attackers” David Webb, to discuss the old recordings of President Obama they were pretending is...
Today in labor history: Singer-songwriter Woody... →
On this day in 1967, folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie died at the age of 55 from complications stemming from Huntington’s disease.
The Daily Caller/Drudge/Hannity major fail:... →
Based on this BLARING HEADLINE and eerily blurred screen capture, you’d think Barack Obama stood up and declared death to white America …