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Shane Schoeller Is The New MOGOP Executive Director And That’s Great News For Missouri Republicans

Shane Schoeller narrowly missed winning the job he and I wish he had: Missouri Secretary of State. Shane lost—along with every other non-incumbent Republican for a statewide office. The good news is that Missouri Republican Chairman, Ed Martin, has tapped Shane Schoeller as the party’s Executive Director. There were some fabulous candidates under consideration, which…

Missouri’s Crap Sandwich Servers

I have a question for State Senator Eric Schmitt: Who says that St. Louis’s 18 million square feet of vacant warehouse space isn’t good enough for Chinese goods? I heard Senator Schmidt on KMOX a couple of weeks ago.  He scoffed at the Show-Me Institute’s analysis of available warehouse space for China Hub saying that…

Rah Rah Roy Blunt

Roy Blunt has not given an inch in the battle over the debt ceiling. He deserves high praise for his resolve. During the 2010 Republican primary, many on the right questioned Blunt’s fiscal conservative credentials.  As a member of the House, Blunt had helped craft some and pass unpopular spending bills, including TARP.  On the…