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Twitter Updates for 2009-05-05

  • Missouri Senate: HCS SB215 Economic Development Bill up for debate. The state tax credit filibuster awakens again. #
  • ECODEVO: Purgason 2 Shields, “You just dont look lk yr heart is in ths (HB215).” “Don’t sweat the small stuff,” Sen. Shields retorts. #
  • @LaurenceMaroney @DMJackson322 @JCBhiggins My agent may not run me in the NFL, but don’t count me out in the Lou when the chips are down. in reply to LaurenceMaroney #
  • Filibustn HB215: Senator Matt Bartle may not shoot birds well, but Purgason claims Matt is not a bad ping-pong player. #
  • “I have a vision for a bill that helps small business,” Senator Chuck Purgason. “Don’t see that vision in HB215.” #
  • Sen. Purgason HB215: for filibuster relief, go http://www.Ozarkwings.net. “Quality birds=quality hunts=happy hunters.” #
  • MO HB215: Sen. Matt Bartle, “go watch baseball tonight. We aren’t passing this bill tonight.” Hope he was promoting the Cards, not Royals #
  • Bermuda tax triangle hits Missouri. Hurricane Lloyd growing Cat 3. http://bit.ly/TvNII #
  • Kansas beats Missouri again to the punch. This time with a state budget impasse. http://bit.ly/Kvgnp #
  • “Our tax credit policy is going to land us in a bucket of trouble.” Missouri State Senator Matt Bartle. “Fiscal insanity – $300M” #
  • Turf of DNC Terry McAuliffe – Virginia General Assembly says no to campaign donation limits. Yes to free speech. http://bit.ly/6876l #
  • Washington lobbyists – get your “special ethics waiver” here. http://bit.ly/hEfFd Better work for Chicago though. http://bit.ly/c0LjC #
  • NY Times claims Walmart, General Electric, Exxon Mobil, may benefit on transfer pricing tax loophole open. http://bit.ly/3RwCN #
  • Cardinals update: LaRussa hovering around his doctors; Ankiel’s head slammed against the wall. Exiting on a stretcher. #
  • If U bore of Senate filibusters, & tire of Cards baseball, at least thr’s Dancing w/ the Stars. An IA Olympian excels. http://bit.ly/C3XML #
  • Sen. Purgason moves to place HB215 to his Gov’t Accountability/Fiscal Oversight committee. Sen. Shields steps up to challenge motion. #
  • Motion withdrawn. Sen. Shields inquiring to Sen. Bartle; is the bill movement winding down? #
  • Senator Shields laid over HB215. Another Economic Development push tabled. Shields did admit he followed Cardinals baseball though. #
  • Complicated economic times call for “good woods” and George Bush. An oldie but a goodie. http://bit.ly/2rsNF #
  • Will Missouri tea partyers become the next ones to be censored? Jeers to Quincy, IL. Public service demands better. http://bit.ly/PaCi5 #
  • 4 sum, returning 2 R roots is playing a 3/3 tourney @SenJeffSmith StL event. 4 LeBron James, it’s a OH event as NBA MVP. http://bit.ly/h0w5B #
  • @polladiumdotcom By any measure, I would say that LeBron James deserves the NBA MVP for sure. in reply to polladiumdotcom #
  • Braymer, MO: @fox4webteam Thanks for covering MU’s Colin Brown, a new Kansas City Chief. Best of luck in camp. http://bit.ly/13et5K #
  • Google, the first $100 billion brand in a decade. By Micheal Bloch, Online World. Millward Brown Optimor rankings out. http://bit.ly/VvQTJ #
  • Last time a TN Governor proposed an state income tax; Nashville streets were jammed for 3 weeks. Not a real plan. #
  • Do Missouri catholic charities agree with their lobbyist by opposing the elimination of state income taxes? #
  • Fair Tax: Family members helping those with disabilities start by getting a 6 percent raise on personal income. Simple. #
  • Critics of fair tax: Compare downtown growth of Memphis vs. Kansas City, Nashville vs. Branson, Knoxville vs. St. Joseph, MO. #
  • Senator Norma Champion announces “Cinqo de PIE-o” outside her office. Senate recesses until 3 pm. #
  • StL Fantasy Baseball Slugfest: Ozzie Smith vs. Albert Pujols. The stakes? Sport “bar,” vs. sports “grill.” Westport. http://bit.ly/Tp9PK #
  • In honor of Dom DeLuise’s masterful performance in Cannonball Run II (1984), who wants 2 race across MO ths week? http://bit.ly/p7EMi #
  • Congrats Treasurer Zweifel RT @DavidALieb: Missouri bill changes how the state invests its money. The AP story: http://tiny.cc/MissouriMoney #
  • Obama takes on “Fightin Irish,” how much $$$ will Missouri biotech/pharmaceuticals lose if tax policies contract? http://bit.ly/OGFUN #
  • Can Missouri ethanol producers grind anything other than corn or soybeans? EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson comments. http://bit.ly/Y3zSp #
  • Lots of Chinese toys. A former State Superintendent of Education. Are consumers protected? http://bit.ly/CiZwN #
  • RT @TeamTilley: I just finished a interview abt the use of twttr, facebook, U tube ect… in politics. I think its the future in goverment #
  • @LaurenceMaroney NE Patriots have same type of practice facility that collapsed at Cowboy camp. Is that true? http://bit.ly/1BBR9 #
  • Will Biden support Georgia, Texas “two-state secession solution” if he supports a two-state solution for Israel? http://bit.ly/6EG7n #
  • Jefferson City: Lobbyists at the trough. Literally. Missouri Cattleman’s Ass’n cooking up burgers outside. Beef. It’s what for dinner. #
  • Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke direct remarks. It seems like ages ago since Greenspan’s “irrational exuberance” speeches. http://bit.ly/V9NDb #
  • Worst Lobbyist Job of the Week: Pork Lobbyist. Budgets attacking spending. Egyptians killing 300K hogs. Public fear. http://bit.ly/nb4AE #
  • USA Today announces Top 10 Most Endangered Historic Places. No sites in MO. Coincidental? http://bit.ly/1fFsvN #
  • Which board will Google’s Eric Schmidt resign from first? Big Money debates the Fed probe. http://bit.ly/1sRKa #
  • REUTERS: Motorola shareholder complaints rise, loses 80% of its market value since October 2006. http://bit.ly/oaEE6 #
  • @sdieckhaus Cardinal’s Rick Ankiel OK , returned from hospital, by MLB.com . http://bit.ly/14eVsq #
  • St. Louis: More Metro Funding for St. Louis mounting? Missouri House raises to $12M – can they go further for public transit? #
  • When will the American Civil Liberties Union show beltway lobbyists the “love” again? Story updated. http://bit.ly/oe9 #
  • Did DC Councilman Marion Barry try to go both ways on same sex marriage vote? http://bit.ly/OkRc6 #
  • Arne Duncan on NCLB: “Where things make sense, we’re going 2 keep them. whr things dont, we’re going 2 change them.” http://bit.ly/wY96S #
  • Will the Show-ME State miss Arne Duncan’s tour n the “Race 2 the top?” WV, MI, VT, CA, MT,WY,NJ,TN,NC, O,IN, FL, UT, AK http://bit.ly/wEeq9 #
  • Midwest Scorecard for Education Stabilization $$: MO/DESE = zero. WI $587M. IL $1.4B. MS $321M. http://bit.ly/17ov86 #
  • @nateckennedy Thanks. Did Sec. Duncan take comments for what wasn’t working in MO, or just do PR for higher ed as reported? in reply to nateckennedy #
  • RT @cqpolitics: Political News: FEC Fails to Initiate Real-Time Reporting http://twurl.nl/q880c8 #
  • RT @VirginiaYoung Nodler is weighing cutting $14 mil from $111 mil 4 state patrol radio system. Apparently local agencies wld have 2 buy … #
  • @senator32 RT @PresReed: Interesting link shows time-lapse view of job gains & losses 4 metro areas since 2004. http://bit.ly/9rkAn #
  • Amazing Grace: I once was blind, but now I see. BBC reports on bionic eyes. http://bit.ly/1gAk9 #
  • “…no saturation point 4 pro football,” NFL comm Roger Goodell said, advocating more games & a longer season. http://bit.ly/vdgNs #
  • RT @RiverfrontTimes: Grading the Rams Draft http://tinyurl.com/cllxm3 #
  • http://bit.ly/11r5gu The brits racing cars with chocolate & veggie oil. Missourian Carl Edwards needs a new car. New soy, corn prototype? #
  • Food safety reform. Not a century too soon. http://bit.ly/Ay94Y Food quality news reports. #
  • Tired of hot air in the State Capitol? Global warming forum. June 1st. Show-Me Institute forum. http://bit.ly/Lag8U #
  • Welcome @katyforand If it were up to me, you would be on this list. http://bit.ly/GJBKw #
  • “I don’t think you know what tough times really are,” said Obiwan Senator Purgason, to Skywalker Senator Schaefer – HJR32. #
  • Sen. Purgason offers amendment to HJR32, claims Sen. Kurt Schaefer’s (R-Columbia) “pursuit of happiness” is bigger government. #
  • Proud Missourians unite. Draft @TheRealBradPitt to join the MLB home run derby events, St. Louis, MO, Mon, July 13th. #
  • Jeff City: The official Purgason telegraph of a filibuster now up on HJR32. Advertising his http://www.ozarkwings.net hunting paradise again. #
  • Indiana Republican Gov. Mitch Daniels tells GOPers in Washington to stop “whining.”. http://bit.ly/ouihn Reaganesque problems. #
  • You. Me. Harrison Ford. @clairecmc Let’s oppose job-killing aviation user fees in Congress. #gaservesamerica http://bit.ly/L0Be2 #
  • MO State Senate: HJR32 Laid over. No more Davey Crockett consitutional lessons of federalism. #
  • $50M of “social innovation” from the White House. Job training in the Midwest. Math/Science Education. http://bit.ly/13dCJv #
  • RT @digg_politics: “Legislation Intro’ed to Stop Minn. From Censoring Internet” – http://digg.com/d2qJMF?OTC-twf8 #
  • Jeff City: Hope yet for two-faced lobbyists and campaign consultants. http://bit.ly/1b5nnd #
  • @RiverfrontTimes: @pelopidas You’re welcome. Great insight on Chuck E Cheese by the way. #
  • @Oprah helps something beyond her book club. Twitter valued @ $250M, Apple likely to buy by June? http://bit.ly/eGZsP #
  • Jefferson City: The key to state accountability may lie with a House Dome key cut for Senator Jason Crowell. SCS HB544 on House Floor. #

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