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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
“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:
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 […]
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.
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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)
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, […]
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 […]