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I Spoke to My City Council Tonight

January 12th, 2016|Comments Off on I Spoke to My City Council Tonight

"and until the unlikely day that I violate the rights of one of my neighbors..."
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John Brunner for Governor Begins “The Mission for Missouri”

October 5th, 2015|Comments Off on John Brunner for Governor Begins “The Mission for Missouri”

John Brunner this morning announced his candidacy for Missouri Governor with the release of a video of a campaign speech, launching a unique digital-led, multi-platform official campaign announcement. The campaign is releasing the announcement Monday […]

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Lost in the Whole Daraprim Brouhaha Are Two Very Important Lessons

September 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Lost in the Whole Daraprim Brouhaha Are Two Very Important Lessons

In August, Turning Pharmacueticals bought the rights to Daraprim. There is no generic version in America, so Turning has a monopoly.

Seeing the monopoly, Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, decides to be a […]

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On Voting The Way Your Constituents Want

September 28th, 2015|Comments Off on On Voting The Way Your Constituents Want

Since I published my article at IJ Review regarding Rep. Sheila Solon, I’ve been hearing one thing regarding her decision to vote against Right to Work.

“She voted the way her constituents wanted.”

This is a common […]

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Donald Trump Announces Universal Health Care “Plan” on 60 Minutes (Video)

September 28th, 2015|Comments Off on Donald Trump Announces Universal Health Care “Plan” on 60 Minutes (Video)

I’ve been telling conservatives and telling conservatives, this guy Donald Trump is no conservative. You’d think when he said single payer health care worked great in other countries, that would have been a clue.

It […]

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Sen. Marco Rubio, Tarkio College’s Most Famous Student Athlete, Catching Footballs (Video)

September 15th, 2015|Comments Off on Sen. Marco Rubio, Tarkio College’s Most Famous Student Athlete, Catching Footballs (Video)

Fun fact: Sen. Marco Rubio was a freshman at Tarkio College in 1990. I was a senior at Tarkio High School in 1990.

That’s about as close as we get. We were born […]

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North Korea Ramps Up Nuclear Program While Josh Earnest Embarrasses Himself

September 15th, 2015|Comments Off on North Korea Ramps Up Nuclear Program While Josh Earnest Embarrasses Himself

Good news!  North Korea started up its atomic bomb fuel production plants.  Oh, and they want everyone to know they are crazy enough to start lobbing these things:
The secretive state said it is fully ready to use […]

St. Louis Young Republicans Hosting Right to Work Happy Hour Tomorrow at Vue 17 – UPDATED

September 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on St. Louis Young Republicans Hosting Right to Work Happy Hour Tomorrow at Vue 17 – UPDATED

I will not be able to make it, as my vehicle situation is still, well, non-existent, but I know Vue 17 is a great venue.  They’ve also had almost 80 people RSVP, including Lt. Gov. […]

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St. Louis Mayor Vows to Sign Bill Moving Jobs Out of City to St. Louis County…Wait, What? – UPDATED

August 28th, 2015|Comments Off on St. Louis Mayor Vows to Sign Bill Moving Jobs Out of City to St. Louis County…Wait, What? – UPDATED

You can’t fix stupid:
A big vote on minimum wage took place Friday at City Hall. The board of aldermen approved a compromise plan to raise the minimum wage to $11 an hour by 2018. Mayor […]

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“Bar Rescue’s” Jon Taffer Speaks On Day One of Defending the American Dream Summit, Shuts It Down (Video)

August 27th, 2015|Comments Off on “Bar Rescue’s” Jon Taffer Speaks On Day One of Defending the American Dream Summit, Shuts It Down (Video)

Second best speech of the Summit. Only Ted Cruz topped this.

Skip ahead to :57 to see his intro video. His speech begins right after that.

And this is worth mentioning:

[…]

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Antonio French Gets It Right, Then Gets It All Wrong Again

August 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Antonio French Gets It Right, Then Gets It All Wrong Again

This morning when I was putting together The Lowdown, I saw this article linked on Reddit. The link read “Why I opposed the minimum wage increase – Antonio French.”

“This should be interesting,” I thought, and […]

The Duane Lester Show #9 – Interviews with Kim Paris, Carl Bearden and Michael Turk Tells a Story

August 27th, 2015|Comments Off on The Duane Lester Show #9 – Interviews with Kim Paris, Carl Bearden and Michael Turk Tells a Story

Kinder Gets $10,000 from Danforth – Will Other Schweich Supporters Follow?

August 27th, 2015|Comments Off on Kinder Gets $10,000 from Danforth – Will Other Schweich Supporters Follow?

Former Sen. John Danforth has apparently made his decision: he’s backing Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder in the 2016 Governor’s race:

Former U.S. Sen. Jack Danforth this week donated $10,000 to three-term Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder.

The […]

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Sen. Ted Cruz’s EPIC Speech at AFP’s 2015 Defending the American Dream Summit (Video)

August 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Sen. Ted Cruz’s EPIC Speech at AFP’s 2015 Defending the American Dream Summit (Video)

I don’t think I’ve made it public here, but I’m a supporter of Sen. Ted Cruz. Were the election today, he’d get my vote.

From the reception he received and the reaction to his speech, […]

PRESS RELEASE: Missouri Alliance for Freedom Issues Statement on the alleged connection between Planned Parenthood and University of Missouri

August 17th, 2015|Comments Off on PRESS RELEASE: Missouri Alliance for Freedom Issues Statement on the alleged connection between Planned Parenthood and University of Missouri

Ryan Johnson, President of Missouri Alliance for Freedom, today issued the following statement on a letter from Senator Kurt Schaefer to University of Missouri Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, on the claim that University of Missouri […]

The Duane Lester Show #8: Pre-Debate Discussion and Thomas LaDuke Tells Us a Story About Giving Andrew Breitbart a Tour of Detroit

August 7th, 2015|Comments Off on The Duane Lester Show #8: Pre-Debate Discussion and Thomas LaDuke Tells Us a Story About Giving Andrew Breitbart a Tour of Detroit

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Duane Lester Show Episode 7 – John Hawkins of Right Wing News

August 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Duane Lester Show Episode 7 – John Hawkins of Right Wing News

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Interviews On Global Warming, Planned Parenthood and the Iran Deal

August 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Interviews On Global Warming, Planned Parenthood and the Iran Deal

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Duane Lester Show Episode 5: Interviews with Elan Journo, Ed Domain and M.D. Kittle

August 5th, 2015|Comments Off on Duane Lester Show Episode 5: Interviews with Elan Journo, Ed Domain and M.D. Kittle

Guest Post: Let the Republican Crackup Begin. Who better to fire the first shot than George Will?

July 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on Guest Post: Let the Republican Crackup Begin. Who better to fire the first shot than George Will?

This post was written by Lloyd Sloan.

Let the Republican Crackup Begin. Who better to fire the first shot than George Will? [in a July 1 Washington Post editorial entitled “Some GOP candidates becoming unhinged over […]

The Show-Me Report: July 2, 2015

July 2nd, 2015|Comments Off on The Show-Me Report: July 2, 2015

ABC 17: Commission chastised for covering Jesus symbol on memorial

The Missouri Times: Poll: Same Sex Marriage Missouri Statewide

Kansas City Business Journal: Safety funding may derail some Amtrak service

Missouri Business Alert: Regulators […]

The Show-Me Report: July 1, 2015

July 1st, 2015|Comments Off on The Show-Me Report: July 1, 2015

The Missouri Times: Randles announces LTG candidacy, pledges two terms

KSHB: Bev Randles to run for Missouri Lt. Governor

Kansas City Star: Bev Randles is IN for Missouri lieutenant governor

The Eagle: Missouri Supreme […]

SHAKEDOWN: MORE Takes a Page From Jesse Jackson’s Playbook, Targets Richest in St. Louis

June 30th, 2015|Comments Off on SHAKEDOWN: MORE Takes a Page From Jesse Jackson’s Playbook, Targets Richest in St. Louis

Quaid nailed it.

Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment are taking a page directly out of Jesse Jackson’s playbook and targeting rich CEOs in St. Louis.  It’s as much a shakedown as it is to […]

The Show-Me Report: June 30, 2015

June 30th, 2015|Comments Off on The Show-Me Report: June 30, 2015

The Eagle: Gay rights push continues after ruling

St. Joseph Post: Missouri to spell out which eating disorders must be covered

Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County announces ‘Office of Strategy and Innovation’

St. Louis Public Radio: […]

The Show-Me Report: June 29, 2015

June 29th, 2015|Comments Off on The Show-Me Report: June 29, 2015

Post-Dispatch: Police respond to reported suicide attempt by Missouri House member

Missouri Business Alert: Health care ruling draws divergent responses from Missouri groups

Fox 2: Missouri moves swiftly to begin same-sex marriages

Missourinet: Missouri counties […]

Presenting Episode #1 of “The Duane Lester Show” – Interviews with Amy Miller, Andrew Langer and Ryan Johnson (Audio)

June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Presenting Episode #1 of “The Duane Lester Show” – Interviews with Amy Miller, Andrew Langer and Ryan Johnson (Audio)

I haven’t podcasted in years.

It’s something I really enjoy and recently made the decision to start doing again.

This is the first time I’ve called a podcast, “The Duane Lester Show.” Feels kind of arrogant, […]

The Show-Me Report: June 26, 2015

June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on The Show-Me Report: June 26, 2015

Unedited Politics: Top Clinton Surrogate Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill Attacks Bernie Sanders: “He’s a Socialist”

Post-Dispatch: Mayor tweets support for UberX drivers to undergo same checks as cab drivers

Show-Me Daily: Taxicab Commission: Ridesharing […]

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