Category: Campaigns and Elections

2016 Election, Campaigns and Elections

Psychopath or Braggart: The Ultimate Test

Some people have already decided which candidate to vote for. According to polls, slightly more people favor the psychopath over the braggart. For the undecided, I thought I’d create a simple quiz that will tell you whether you’re more comfortable with a President who says ugly things and brags about accomplishments or a president who …

Campaigns and Elections

You Can Reclaim the 4th Amendment the 5th of August

Listen to my short podcast about Missouri’s Constitutional Amendment, Amendment 9–the Electronic Data Protection Act. And don’t forget to vote YES on Amendment 9. Restore the 4th Amendment. You can read more about Amendment 9 on Ballotpedia. And here’s the Missouri ACLU’s page on Amendment 9.

Campaigns and Elections

How You Can Help a Brave Missouri Senator and Win an AR-15

For years, conservatives have relied on a handful of brave State Senators to block really bad bills. One of that small group is Senator Brian Nieves. Here’s how you can help ensure Missouri has some spine in the State Senate for another 4 years. Print 10 copies of this page and hand it to friends. …

Campaigns and Elections

Here’s the Secret to Finding a Perfect Candidate That No one’s Telling You About: Guest Post

There’s no such thing as a perfect candidate. So quit waiting for one, and quit staying at home and casting a protest vote. We need your help. Who are we you ask? The voters who have been getting their asses handed to them. We have about a hundred years of making up to do and …

Campaigns and Elections

Republicans Need Marketing Consultants

I got four emails from Republican candidates today. They all sucked. I’ve made every mistake they made, so I won’t beat anyone up over it. But if conservative candidates want to win elections, they have to become—or hire—excellent marketers. Everybody freaks out about the Democrat advantage in data, analytics, and social. But 80 percent of …

Campaigns and Elections

Name the One Tea Partier in the Race **CLARIFICATION**

I’ll save you some time: it’s Ed Martin. Please Consider I’ve met the former Missouri GOP head and former US Ambassador to Luxembourg a couple of times. Ann Wagner is smart, funny, and engaging. I think she’d make an outstanding Republican candidate for the US House. If elected, she’d serve Missouri well. Missouri and the …

Campaigns and Elections, Jefferson City

Steve Tilley vs. the Constitution

And, he’s back. Missouri House Speaker Steve Tilley (R-Perryville) has signed onto legislation designed to circumvent the Electoral College in presidential elections. Like his position on embryonic stem cell research and the national debt, Tilley seems far out of step with Missouri’s Republican base on this. And this guy wants to be Lt. Governor?  Please. …

Campaigns and Elections, St. Louis County

Favoritism for Jake Zimmerman’s Dad?

The Post-Dispatch says the County Assessor should be a political operative, not an expert in real estate values like L. K. “Chip” Wood. I disagree, and this story explains why Charlie Dooley’s regime needs fewer political hacks and more competent professionals. Troubling Questions for Zimmerman’s Assessor Campaign: Why did the Zimmerman campaign take screen shots …