Archive | September, 2008

Audit Shows Need for City Reforms

According to a new report, the president of St. Louis’ board of aldermen drives a $25,000 city-purchased sedan with such luxury options as a heated leather steering wheel and seats. President Lewis Reed he uses the city-owned vehicle for personal use. Those are among the claims made by State Auditor Susan Montee in reports released [...]

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Ashby: Is George “Red”?

I had to laugh just a little bit when Republican Congressmen called the proposed Sub Prime bailout a step toward socialism.  Back in 2004 I wrote a piece suggesting that in a different time Republicans would have accussed President Bush of being a closet socialist.  Following is the article…   Is Bush a Closet Socialist? [...]

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God help us if this woman ever becomes President

Conservative columnist Kathleen Parker, an early Palin fan, wrote on the National Review website that Palin is “clearly out of her league…I watch her interviews with the held breath of an anxious parent, my finger poised over the mute button in case it gets too painful. Unfortunately, it often does. My cringe reflex is exhausted.” [...]

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