Must Read- April 17, 2014: Early Voting, MO Tax Cuts, Presidential Assassinations
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A man playing a max bet of $3 on a penny slot machine won $2.6 million.
MO Tax Cuts:
Yet another tax cut bill was passed in Jeff City. Nixon once again says he will veto letting citizens have more of their own money.
- A year after HB 253, legislature sends smaller tax cut to Nixon's desk. (PoliticMo)
- Nixon hints at HB 253- style campaign against legislature's tax cut. (PoliticMo)
- MO Gov. Nixon denounces passage of tax cut. (KSPR)
MO Early Voting:
The debate for early voting is taking place in Missouri.
- Early voting gains early house approval. (News-Leader)
- Constitutional amendment to article VIII, relating to early voting. (MO SOS)
- Early voting campaign contributions. (Missouri Ethics Commissions)
Creation vs Evolution:
LA Clippers player, Blake Griffin, was asked if he believed in evolution or creation. He said after growing up in a Christian home he believes in creation.
- NBA star stuns some with his comments about creation. (The Blaze)
- Blake Griffin dishes on Bieber, Weed, Creed and his PED secret. (Rolling Stone)
- So apparently Blake Griffin is a young earth creationist. (Deadspin)
Show Me Institute:
There is a proposition of a 1% sales tax in Missouri to help fund MoDot and transpiration in the state to help make up for what they say they need.
- Sales tax is wrong way to fix roads. (Columbia Daily Tribune)
- Missouri lawmakers: Transportation tax "illogical." (Ozarks First)
- MoDot urges lawmakers to let voters decide on one cent tax increase. (WGEM)
Author of the Week:
In American history, four U.S. Presidents have been murdered at the hands of an assassin. In each case the assassinations changed the course of American history.
- "Hunting the President" by Mel Ayton
- ABC Books on Facebook
- Secret history of presidential assassination attempts revealed. (Daily Mail)
There is a county in Alabama that is learning that more than a dozen of widows of former employees have lost their health insurance.
- Alabama widows lose health insurance due to Obamacare regulations. (Washington Free Beacon)
Gov. Nixon will be at Ozark High School today to talk about his "Good Schools, Good Jobs" plan.
- Gov. Nixon to visit Ozark on Thursday. (Ozarks First)
"Forcing the Spring" reveals the evolution of gay marriage in politics and revealed Obama's thoughts.
Former MO Senator Jim Lembke is holding "Freedom Talk"s seminars across Missouri. He will be in Springfield on April 19th
Some are asking for the Marionville mayor to be impeached after his comments on Jews.
- VIDEO: Some Marionville citizens demand mayor's impeachement. (KSPR)
- Marionville mayor: I agree with Frazier Miller's beliefs, not behaviors. (KSPR)