The Unablogger

  • Dottie Bailey for state rep in District 110

    A classic Tea Party vs. RINO battle is taking place in a safely Republican state representative district in southwest St. Louis County (mostly Eureka and parts of Pacific and Wildwood). It’s a battle for the soul of the Republican Party that demands your attention, even if, like me, you don’t live anywhere near the district. […]

  • Wasinger is best choice for MO state auditor

    David Wasinger, who is both an attorney and a CPA, is the Republicans’ strongest candidate to challenge Democrat incumbent State Auditor Nicole Galloway. A strong auditor candidate on the statewide ballot will also help Republican efforts to take the McCaskill senate seat.

  • Auditor Galloway whitewashes food stamp fraud

    This week’s audit of food stamp fraud by Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway neglected to mention that the problems were under the prior Democrat administration or that the current Republican administration was already addressing the problems.

  • Thoughts on the Greitens indictment

    The tenure of Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is in jeopardy because a vindictive ex-husband secretly recorded his ex-wife and got a politically ambitious Democrat prosecutor to pursue (ironically) an invasion of privacy case against the governor, over the apparent objections of the alleged victim (his ex-wife), getting an indictment from a grand jury drawn from a jurisdiction that voted against the governor by 5-to-1.

  • McCaskill wrong on sex trafficking

    U. S. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) tried to score political points against her likely Republican challenger, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, by claiming that his remarks about the sexual revolution’s impact on the sex trafficking crisis was somehow anti-woman. The opposite is true. What Hawley said was that in the 1960s and ’70s (a period […]

  • St. Louis prosecutor joins war on cops

    St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner (D) wants to control all investigations of police “use of force” incidents, including officer involved shootings. Her political background and recent public statements indicate that she would bring a distinct anti-police bias to such investigations.

  • Hostility to women not responsible for Wagner’s withdrawal

    Consistent with the mainsteam media’s continuing campaign to paint the Republican Party as inhospitable to women, Roll Call published a Nathan Gonzales column blaming perceived GOP hostility to women for the withdrawal of Congresswoman Ann Wagner from consideration for the GOP nomination to oppose Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill’s reelection next year. Gonzales is wrong. Wagner […]

  • Resist bullying: Vote NO on Props 1 & 2

    Supporters of Major League Soccer are trying to bully vulnerable St. Louis voters into raising regressive sales taxes to help them leverage their investment in a new stadium. The City has more pressing needs. Voters should stay tough, stand tall, refuse to be bullied, and vote No on Propositions 1 and 2.

  • A national electorate of snowflakes?

    Close presidential elections often turn on small seminal moments that matter. The moments that decided the two most recent presidential elections were emotional reactions to off-the-cuff remarks by the losing candidate that offended them.

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