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  • 12 of the Worst Places to Live in the U.S.

    08/20/2018 1:02:21 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 138 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 17, 2016 | Destination Tips
    Camden, New Jersey Detroit, Michigan Cleveland, Ohio New Haven, Connecticut Memphis, Tennessee Stockton, California Birmingham, Alabama New Orleans, Louisiana Oakland, California Modesto, California Reno, Nevada St. Louis, Missouri
  • Missouri school district embraces gender-neutral bathrooms [North Kansas City]

    08/19/2018 12:09:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 19, 2018 1:45 PM EDT
    A Kansas City-area school district that garnered national attention when a transgender student was crowned homecoming queen in 2015 has installed gender-neutral restrooms at two new elementary schools and in some existing locations. The individual bathroom stalls at Rising Hill Elementary and Northview Elementary in the North Kansas City School District two new elementary schools are enclosed with floor-to-ceiling walls and lockable doors, the Kansas City Star reported. The restrooms still have an open alcove area with a common trough sink. Both male and female symbols adorn the same sign on the wall outside the bathrooms. The elementary schools opened...
  • Woman denied job for ‘ghetto’ name, but company blames hacker

    08/17/2018 6:56:05 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 57 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 15, 2018 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    A Missouri woman said she’s hurt and distraught after being denied a job because her name was considered too “ghetto” — but company officials insist a hacker sent the racist message. Hermeisha Robinson, of Bellefontaine Neighbors, shared her experience with Mantality Health in Chesterfield in a Facebook post on Monday, saying she was discriminated against due to her name — even though she had what it takes to fill the job post. “I have a public service announcement,” Robinson wrote in an all-caps post. “I am very upset because today I received an email about this job that I applied...
  • AT&T to Hold a Job Fair to Fill 70 Call Center Positions (Missouri)

    08/16/2018 10:12:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    KOZL-TV ^ | August 15, 2018 | Chris Six
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo- Looking for a job? Well AT&T might have one... or 70 jobs available. The company is hosting a hiring event to fill 70 call center representatives. The event will be this Saturday, August 18th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 600 E. St. Louis St., 1st Floor in Springfield. The new jobs come as AT&T is expanding its entertainment sales and services operations. To find more details on these jobs and fill out an application before the hiring event, click here.
  • New poll shows McCaskill, Hawley tied in U.S. Senate Race

    08/15/2018 10:11:27 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 55 replies
    kshb ^ | Aug 14, 2018 | Sam Hartle
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new poll released after the Aug. 8 primary shows incumbent U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D – Missouri) in a tie with Republican Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley. The poll, conducted Aug. 8-9 by Missouri Scout, shows the race tied, which is in line with a series of polls conducted in the race since this spring. Both candidates received 47 percent of the vote, with six percent of those polled saying they were undecided. The poll also asked respondents their thoughts on amending the state constitution to permit the use of medical marijuana, with 54 percent...
  • Pro union, still for Trump

    08/13/2018 8:14:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Politico ^ | August 13, 2018 | Ian Kullgren
    PRO-UNION, STILL FOR TRUMP: As as many as half of Republicans who voted in the Missouri primary last week sided with unions and against the state’s right-to-work law in a ballot measure that overturned it, according to Jack Cardetti, a Democratic strategist and spokesman for the state’s anti-right-to-work campaign. Cardetti is no disinterested party, so that estimate may be high (though the returns show it’s certain plausible). But it’s remarkable any pro-union voters still favor Trump, given Trump’s staunchly anti-union policies. (POLITICO’s Timothy Noah reviewed them in November.) “Pro-union, pro-Trump voters say that even if they consider unions crucial, they...
  • McCaskill Campaign Paid Lawyers Critical of Her Opponent

    08/09/2018 8:48:30 PM PDT · by Republican Wildcat · 6 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/9/2018 | Brent Scher
    Lawyers paid $2,500 by campaign just after they wrote 'scathing open letter' to GOP's Josh Hawley The lawyers who were lead authors of a letter criticizing Republican Josh Hawley's performance as attorney general were paid $2,500 by the campaign of his Democratic opponent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.). The $2,500 payment from McCaskill's campaign to Trachtenberg Germinder Hirth Litigation LLC came on April 11, 2018, about three weeks after two of the firm's top lawyers, Joanna Trachtenberg and Andrew Hirth, wrote their letter criticizing Hawley as "incompetent." The payment, for "legal services," was the first TGH Litigation had received from...
  • Springfield, Missouri votes down ban on acquiring new pit bulls

    First-ever election win for pit bull advocates SPRINGFIELD, Missouri––Out-spending voices for animal and human safety by a margin perhaps as high as $10,000 to $1.00, pit bull advocates on August 7, 2018 celebrated their first-ever defeat of a pit bull ban in a municipal general election. Reversing the outcome of earlier attempts to repeal pit bull bans in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and Aurora, Colorado, pit bull advocates in Springfield, Missouri polled at least 21,142 votes, or 68% of the votes cast, against 9,772 votes (32%) for the ban. Older breed-specific ordinance remains in effect Opened Question 1 on the Springfield...
  • Missouri voters reject law banning compulsory union fees

    08/08/2018 6:46:08 AM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 70 replies
    Yahoo Noose - Associated Presstitutes ^ | August 8, 2018 | David A Lieb
    Missouri voters delivered a resounding victory to unions Tuesday, rejecting a right-to-work law against compulsory union fees that had been passed by Republican state officials but placed on hold for more than a year after organized labor petitioned for a referendum. National and local labor unions spent millions of dollars to defeat Proposition A, hoping to reverse the momentum against them from a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling and the adoption of similar laws limiting labor powers in other historically strong union states. Officials at the AFL-CIO called the Missouri vote "a truly historic moment."
  • Socialist star Ocasio-Cortez strikes out: All endorsed candidates lose Tuesday primaries

    08/07/2018 7:56:28 PM PDT · by OneVike · 142 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 8-7-18 | KYLE OLSON
    Too bad, so sad, NOT! Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s record on Tuesday night for her chosen primary candidates was as bare as a Venezuelan supermarket shelf. The socialist pulled off a stunning victory last month in New York, and is now attempting to parlay that win into helping other leftists win Democratic primaries.
  • Hillary vs. Alexandria! Clinton FINALLY campaigns in Michigan to help a Democratic House candidate

    08/07/2018 2:51:40 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 7 replies ^ | 8/6/18 | Emily Goodin
    Full title...................... Hillary vs. Alexandria! Clinton FINALLY campaigns in Michigan to help a Democratic House candidate as socialist star Ocasio-Cortez endorses a different contender.................Hillary Clinton is giving her nod of approval to a Democratic candidate in a key House race one day before voters go to the polls to pick their party's nominee as socialist star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed an alternative contender. Clinton recorded a robocall for Democrat Haley Stevens, encouraging voters to pick President Barack Obama's chief of staff on his Auto Task Force in Tuesday's primary. And Ocasio-Cortez, a self-proclaimed socialist who had a shocking win against incumbent...
  • Socialist 'Future of the Democrat Party' Just Had a VERY Bad Night

    08/07/2018 9:42:42 PM PDT · by montag813 · 130 replies
    24News ^ | 08/08/2018 | Chuck Rudolph
    by Chuck Rudolph | 24NewsAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s record on Tuesday night for her chosen primary candidates was as bare as a Venezuelan supermarket shelf. The socialist pulled off a stunning victory last month in New York, and jet-setted across America for 3 weeks trying to parlay that win into helping other leftists win Democratic primaries. Cortez held a whirl-wind tour of the U.S., stumping for Abdul El-Sayed for governor of Michigan, Fayrouz Saad in Michigan’s 11th Congressional District, Cori Bush in Missouri’s 1st District, and is backing Congressional candidate Kaniela Ing in Hawaii. How did she do? BRUTALLY. Every single one of...
  • Will Springfield, Missouri, vote on August 7, 2018 to ban pit bulls?

    08/04/2018 10:29:02 PM PDT · by Norski · 125 replies
    Animals 24-7 ^ | August 4, 2018 | Merritt Clifton
    First time for a proposed pit bull ban to go before voters prior to taking effect SPRINGFIELD, Missouri––Opens Question 1 on the August 7, 2018 primary election ballot for the City of Springfield, Missouri: “Shall the City of Springfield establish a future ban upon the possession of new pit bull dogs within the City limits by prohibiting acceptance of any new pit bull registrations and only allowing renewals of existing current pit bull dog registrations?” The language of the proposed Springfield pit bull ban was approved by the city council, voting 5-4, in November 2017. Backlash “The backlash was immediate,”...
  • Partner of Elite Liberal Donor Club to Host Bay Area Fundraiser for Claire McCaskill

    07/31/2018 12:14:59 PM PDT · by rktman · 11 replies ^ | 7/31/2018 | Brent Scher
    A deep-pocketed California member of the secretive Democracy Alliance liberal donor club is hosting a $1,000 per-plate fundraising lunch for Sen. Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) at her Piedmont home in September. Quinn Delaney, who—along with her husband Wayne Jordan—has given millions of dollars to Democratic candidates and liberal groups, is listed as the host for a midday September 21 fundraiser put on by Electing Women Bay Area PAC and authorized by McCaskill's reelection campaign. The group is putting on a second $1,000 fundraiser for McCaskill that evening at an unspecified address in San Francisco, across the bay from Delaney's home.
  • Andrea Mitchell Fears Shooter’s Dem Activism Will Be ‘Swept Up’ by ‘Partisans’

    06/14/2017 1:17:36 PM PDT · by pgkdan · 106 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 06/14/17 | Kyle Drennen
    On her 12 p.m. ET hour show on Wednesday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell was worried that the clear Democratic affiliation and left-wing activism of the shooter who attacked members of Congress was going to be “swept up” in coverage of the violence and exploited by “partisans.” She acknowledged that alleged shooter James T. Hodgkinson “was a volunteer in [Bernie] Sanders’ campaign” and that “within his mental condition, there was, at least he felt, some sort of political motivation, as horrible as that is to even address.” Correspondent Garrett Haake – reporting from the scene of the attack in Alexandria, Virginia...
  • Club For Growth Takes Aim at Sen. Claire McCaskill's Husband (domestic violence)

    07/31/2018 3:49:28 AM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 7/30/18 | Jeffrey Rodack
    The Club for Growth, a conservative advocacy organization, is taking aim at Missouri Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, focusing on past domestic violence accusations against her husband. “Claire McCaskill has been giving the back of her hand to voters and padding the pockets of her family for a generation… her husband’s treatment of women and her turning a blind eye while funding the agencies that pay her own family is hypocrisy at its finest. Missourians deserve better,” Club for Growth spokeswoman said in a statement provide to the Washington Examiner. The group noted that Suzanne Shepard, the ex-wife of Joseph Shepard,...
  • Koch network freezing out Republicans who have crossed them

    07/30/2018 2:42:53 PM PDT · by detective · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/30/18 | Jonathan Easley
    Billionaire conservative businessman Charles Koch’s political network is freezing out Republicans that it believes have violated its fiscally conservative principles, and is, at least for now, only supporting four Senate GOP candidates in the fall. The Koch network is backing GOP Senate candidates in Wisconsin, Missouri, Tennessee and Florida, signaling it will be selective in where it engages as Republicans seek to retain or grow their narrow 51-49 majority. At a Monday presentation to about 500 of the network’s top donors at a five-star resort in the Rocky Mountains, Americans for Prosperity president Tim Phillips made an example out of...
  • Federal subsidies flowing to Sen. Claire McCaskill's husband

    07/28/2018 7:32:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/25/18 | Emily Jashinsky
    Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., probably didn't have the best birthday this year. A Kansas City Star report on Tuesday revealed that a whole lot of federal dollars have been flowing to businesses tied to the senator's husband since she took office in 2007. According to the report, more than $131 million in federal subsidies have been routed to companies McCaskill's husband, Joseph Shepard, has invested in since she entered the Senate. "Based on the data, it appears that a growing percentage of Shepard’s personal earnings come from new businesses he has invested in that are receiving federal awards, primarily rural...
  • Former Missouri sheriff, deputy had affair, now indicted on multiple felonies

    07/28/2018 12:36:47 AM PDT · by familyop · 13 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 28, 2018 | Amy Lieu
    A southern Missouri sheriff and a deputy with whom he had an affair were both indicted...including assault, robbery and harassment...Former Texas County Sheriff James Sigman, 48, and Lt. Deputy Jennifer Tomaszewski, 38, also were indicted on child endangerment and unlawful use of a weapon...Tomaszewski hit an inmate with the mental capacity of a 9-year-old in the face with her elbows after he was rendered unconscious,..."He was completely unconscious and his lips were turning blue,"...she pointed a firearm at several people, including a 1-year-old,...she thought they were video recording the officers...
  • 30 Hours at Trump-Speed… (well worth reading in full)

    07/26/2018 1:36:16 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 15 replies ^ | 7/25/18 | Sundance
    Daughnworks247 encapsulates a media cycle at Trump-Speed: In the last 30 hours: 1. President Trump dropped a MOAB on the state of Georgia for Brian Kemp, and wiped the floor with the establishment GOPe, winning by 39 points. 2. President Travels to Kansas City, giving the speech which made us all cry, to the VFW. Embraces a 94 year old Sargeant and we immediately fall in love. 3. Our sheer perfection of a FLOTUS stops in Nashville at a children’s hospital. On the way back CNN reporter asks Stephanie Grisham about the Cohen tapes and tries to take a hit...