The Rainmakers, Walkenhorst is the second from the right. By John Ruberry What is the greatest band that you've never heard of? The odds are, unless of course you have heard of them, that act is the Rainmakers. I first encountered them in 1986, when "Downstream" from their self-titled debut album burst into my life … Continue reading The Rainmakers, a career review
By John Ruberry When season one of Ozark concluded last summer, the Byrdes, a drug money laundering family from the Chicago area, decided to put roots down at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri. Marty Byrde (Jason Bateman), is the number-crunching erstwhile financial planner struggling to keep all of the balls he is juggling up … Continue reading Review: Season two of Ozark
By John Ruberry Last night I ended another binge-watching venture, this time it was Ozark, a Netflix original series starring Jason Bateman. Season one, consisting of ten episodes, was released in July and Ozark has already been renewed for a second run. Marty Byrde (Bateman) is a financial planner who makes a deal with the … Continue reading Review: Season one of Ozark
It's almost better than Christmas morning for these ladies Donna from Indiana Hamilton Missouri is a small town of just over 1800 people, there is a lot of farming and grazing land in the area and until just a few years ago it's primary claim to fame was being the birthplace of that American success … Continue reading DaTechGuy at The Missouri Star Quilt Company , Making Women Glow with Joy
By A.P. Dillon There are a lot of stories running about the latest GOP debate, this is not one of them. Well, not really. I want to talk about when snowflakes melt. Everyone knows snowflakes melt. Temperatures change and ice turns to water. This is a basic truth. Even the littlest child knows this - most … Continue reading When Snowflakes Melt
By John Ruberry In regards to police, I learned as a child one basic lesson: do what they say and obey the law. But during my childhood in the late 1960s is when the anti-cop movement began. Some of that bias is understandable, given the overt racism of such police leaders as Birmingham, Alabama's "Bull" … Continue reading The Left and their police hatred
By John Ruberry Al Gore brought his multi-media global warming circus to Kansas City last night. With photos and videos, Gore showed the folks of the City of Fountains downpours, dust storms, wildfires, drought, and rising sea levels that the so-called "settled science" of anthropogenic global warming will bring. You've heard--or heard about it--again and … Continue reading Really? Al Gore warns of new Dust Bowl in California
Missouri State Chairman Ed Martin gave me some time on Thursday If you want more of Ed I'm sure Dana Loesch and Jim Hoft can provide more **************************************** $96 down but still $209 to go for the full paycheck. If you liked what you saw from the "Show Me" state chairman hit DatipJar below .
Anyone who reads this blog knows I don't have a lot of faith in polling unless I see the internals. So when I saw this story at life news: Poll Claims Todd Akin Has Re-Taken Lead on Claire McCaskill The lead shown was 3 points for Akin. While it was not an outrageous number it … Continue reading Oh THOSE Akin poll internals
It is becoming increasingly apparent that Todd Akin is unlikely to withdraw from the race in Missouri. I'm thinking if he isn't out by the convention it pretty much is it. So if you are Todd Akin's campaign manager the problem is to win. You have the GOP unwilling to back you, the left using … Continue reading What would I do if I was Todd Akin’s campaign manager
I have written more than once that the MSM/Left uses polls not to inform, but to influence elections. Today Ed Morrissey looks at polling in Missouri on Senate Candidate Todd Akin and notices something...interesting There’s another problem with this poll for Akin, one we don’t usually see from PPP emphasis mine— they significantly oversampled Republicans. … Continue reading The best example of “Stratagic Polling” PPP on Akin
Two days ago I was pretty sure that Santourm was going to win Missouri and should do good in Minnesota. Last night was when I went to bed Santorum had not only won Missouri decisively but very decisively in Minnesota and was doing well i Colorado. I listened to Rick's Victory speech and it was … Continue reading Holy Cr** Santorum wins all three!