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This week at progressive state blogs: weak coal ash rules, war on secularism, Roy Blunt confused

Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that we just don't get from the traditional media. Show More Summary

Senator Blames Ferguson Protesters, Police Criticism For Cop Killings

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says it’s the fault of protesters that two New York policemen were killed. Appearing on KMBZ in Kansas City on Monday, Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) speculated that criticism of police tactics from his own constituents in the aftermath of the shooting may have “led to the deaths of those two officers.” [...]

MO Senator Calls for Suspension of Travel Visas From Ebola Countries (Video)

US Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) called this week for a temporary suspension of travel visas for passengers in Ebola-stricken countries. Senator Blunt made the announcement this week during his interview with Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet The Press.” Blunt discussed … Continue reading ?

MO Sen. Roy Blunt: Police Vehicles Suffered $100,000 in Damages During #Ferguson Riots – Six Shooting Victims

Exclusive to The Gateway Pundit— Missouri Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) told The Gateway Pundit on Thursday that police vehicles suffered $100,000 in damages during the Ferguson rioting. Much of the damage was from gunfire. And, here we were told these … Continue reading ?

Australia's Ex-Foreign Minister: 'Swivel-Eyed Neo-Cons' Bankrupted America And Drained Its Military Strength

In "Diary of a Foreign Minister" published by Australia’s former top diplomat, Bob Carr, many US politicians are given effusive praise. From Republican Senators John McCain and Roy Blunt, to President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Kerry – Carr finds America breeds “public polity athletes” who are “first class”. Show More Summary

Sen. Roy Blunt Warns Against Federal Takeover of Michael Brown Investigation

Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt cautioned against the federal government taking over the investigation into the death of Michael Brown. "I've thought from the start that a parallel federal investigation into the death of Michael Brown is important,” Blunt said in a statement Monday. Show More Summary

Costa Rica 0-0 England: Three Lions blunt and deflated in final World Cup game

7 months agoSports / Football : Soccerlens

Costa Rica 0-0 England: Three Lions blunt and deflated in final World Cup game - originally posted on The already qualified Costa Rica used clever tactics against Roy Hodgson’s eliminated men, allowing them time on the ball but defending strongly when the threat veered too close to their goal. Show More Summary

President Obama Announces Troop Sizes for Phased Afghan Withdrawal

President Obama announced the US would leave 9,800 troops in Afghanistan in 2015, then cut than number by half the next year. US Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO, SAC-D member) sums up the Republican reaction: “If we are going to leave forces in Afghanistan, we should leave enough people to do the job. The president can’t […]

The U.S. Is Really Good at Celebrating War, Peace Not So Much

In honor of Harry Truman's 130th birthday, Missouri Senators Claire McCaskill (D) and Roy Blunt (R) introduced a measure that would rename Washington's Union Station after the former president. As the Washington Post explains, for McCaskill, this was a way to honor her hero. Show More Summary

Ag Issues Discussed at Missouri State’s Ag Forum

Each year Missouri State University’s Colligate Farm Bureau hosts an Ag Forum to discuss hot topic agriculture issues. This year’s panel was formed by Senator Roy Blunt and Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst and moderated by Missouri State University’s … Continue reading ?

Union Station, Mo.

For 116 years, the simple name of Union Station has sufficed for Washington’s grand railroad terminal. But in the minds of Sens. Claire McCaskill (D) and Roy Blunt (R), there’s no reason it couldn’t be improved on – with the addition of the name of Harry S. Truman, president and distinguished fellow Missourian. While some D.C. […]

Midday open thread: Sochi heats up, Alabama justice wants national ban on marriage equality

12 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Blaming Obamacare: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook Feb. 10: Senator Roy Blunt: Having Health Care makes you Lazy, by Vyan Oklahoma Restaurant: No Freaks, Fggots, Nggers,...Show More Summary

Fox Pundit: Working Two or Three Jobs American Value 'That Has Merit'

These are the kind of knots you have to twist yourself in to defend the type of statements made over the weekend by Sen. Roy Blunt and Fox contributor, George Will, who were out there blaming the Affordable Care Act for making Americans lazy. From Fox's America's Newsroom, host Martha MacCallum played footage of Rep. Show More Summary

George Will Complains That Obamacare, Like Social Security, is a Disincentive to Work

During the panel segment immediately following Sen. Roy Blunt suggesting that Obamacare is making Americans lazy, Fox News Sunday regular George Will decided to double down on Blunt's remarks, and to attack progressivism as a whole. Will...Show More Summary

Sen. Roy Blunt Suggests Obamacare is Making People Lazy

(Credit: Republicans/conservatives have been attacking Obamacare from all sides with little respect for the truth, such as the recently discredited claim that Obamacare will kill jobs. Oh, whatever will Republicans do now? I know, just make up a new insane piece of sht reason why Obamacare most be stopped. Show More Summary

Tech at Night: Barack Obama admits the truth about Net Neutrality. Roy Blunt joins with Democrat Blame The Victim Hysteria.

Barack Obama admitted what we've been saying all along: Net Neutrality was an attempt to regulate the Internet. Told you so. More FCC: Data use continues to go up, and it probably makes sense to remove barriers to investment on expanding our wireless capacity in this country. Show More Summary

Sen. Blunt Notes Farm Bill and Ag Issues on Senate Floor Today

Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) talked about agricultural and farm policy issues- including the Farm Bill, on the Senate floor today. -kg

Senator Expresses Outrage That The Government Has Taken Over Government Contracting

Sen. Roy Blunt thinks the government has no right to hold government-paid contractors accountable. The post Senator Expresses Outrage That The Government Has Taken Over Government Contracting appeared first on ThinkProgress.

GOP: Obama has ‘a lot of explaining to do’

(CNN) – Pre-empting President Barack Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday and the GOP response, Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri on Saturday sought to get ahead of the conversation. The President "has a lot of explaining to do" in his speech, Blunt said in the GOP weekly address, criticizing Obama's so-called "Year of […]

After Target Breach, Senate Introduces Data Security Act

Sens. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) are taking aim at retailers with new legislation intended to improve safeguards for consumer information, following recent revelations about data breaches at Target Corp. and Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. The Data Security...

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