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
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.” [...]
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 ?
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 ?
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
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 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com 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 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 […]
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
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 ?
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. […]
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
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
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
(Credit: Crooksandliars.com) 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
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. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.) talked about agricultural and farm policy issues- including the Farm Bill, on the Senate floor today. -kg
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.
(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 […]
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...