Today will be the last cold day in the Ozarks before it warms up to the 60’s. (It will be a great weekend to take the Christmas lights down.) Nick Reed was live this morning from Roots Coffee Bar on Republic Rd. Don’t forget to join Nick & Kortni- Friday from 4-6pm at Cellar + Plate for the KSGF Happy Hour. It’s a come and go event.
Did you watch New Year’s Eve coverage on NBC? Many are outraged about the content of vagina steaming.
- ‘I’m embarrassed for America’: Puzzled viewers slam NBC for its ‘train-wreck’ New Year’s Eve coverage after it failed to show the Ball Drop and aired Chrissy Teigen talking about ‘vaginal steaming’ (Daily Mail)
Greene County Audit:
At 9am the Greene County Commissioners will meet for the first time since Bob Dixon was elected into office, and Lincoln Hough is still on the board because they haven’t sworn in new politicians in Jefferson City. It will be interesting to see if talks of an audit come up.
- Greene County commissioners may vote on a state audit Wednesday at Dixon’s first meeting. (News-Leader)
Mitt Romney decided to start off the new year by letting Americans know that he believes President Trump is failing the world when it comes to a leader.
- Mitt Romney: The president shapes the public character of the nation. Trump’s character falls short. (Washington Post)
Remember in 2015 when he said it was harmful for Republicans to attack other Republicans?
Looks like his statements aren’t sitting well…
- Mitt Romney’s niece criticizes his op-ed. (The Week)
Here we go with Mitt Romney, but so fast! Question will be, is he a Flake? I hope not. Would much prefer that Mitt focus on Border Security and so many other things where he can be helpful. I won big, and he didn’t. He should be happy for all Republicans. Be a TEAM player & WIN!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 2, 2019
Senator McCaskill/ Ocasio-Cortez:
Obviously McCaskill forgets that people love Democrats like Ocasio-Cortz because they promise them free stuff.
- McCaskill on Ocasio-Cortez: ‘I’m a little confused why she’s the thing’ (The Hill)
Not sure why fmr Sen. McCaskill keeps going on TV to call me a “thing” and “shiny object,” but it’s pretty disappointing.
McCaskill promised she’d “100% back Trump up” on his anti-immigrant rhetoric & lost. In MO, almost all progressive ballot issues won. https://t.co/53qKvnr8KG
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) December 29, 2018
- Ocasio-Cortez fires back after McCaskill calls her ‘a bright and shiny new object’ (Washington Post)
During the holiday season she announced she was forming an exploratory committee for 2020 and
- Elizabeth Warren Announces Iowa Trip as She Starts Running for President in 2020. (New York Times)
- First campaign fail? Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is blasted for ‘desperate’ and ‘try hard’ Instagram Live video which shows her chugging on a beer (Daily Mail)
Over the Christmas holiday a California officer was killed by an illegal immigrant.
- California illegal immigrant ‘cop-killer’ taken into custody, officials say. (Fox News)
- California illegal immigrant ‘cop-killer’ may have ties to violent gang accused of murders, human smuggling. (Fox News)
Many are saying that Facebook is censoring their story about this cop killer
Here’s a map of where you can find sanctuary cities.
- Maps: Sanctuary Cities, Counties, and States. (Center for Immigration Studies)
Lets be honest, The Rock is much more famous than Emily Blunt and many people will go and see the movie strictly because of him.
- Emily Blunt paid far less than Dwayne Johnson in new Disney movie. (Straits Times)
We are starting to see more corporate censorship. Netflix just recently removed an episode of “Patriot Act” because Saudi Arabia asked them to.
- Netflix pulls ‘Patriot Act’ episode in Saudi Arabia after it criticized official account of Khashoggi killing. (CNN)
- When they decided to censor Patriot Act in Saudi Arabia, Netflix showed us how it deals with moral dilemmas. (Independent)
- Outrage after Netflix pulls comedy show criticising Saudi Arabia. (The Guardian)
Many think that Netflix is inflating their numbers when it comes to the viewership of “Bird Box” (which was based on a book). Netflix says they count a view as someone who watches 70% of the episode, which includes credits.
- Netflix says over 45 million accounts watched Bird Box — here’s what that means. (The Verge)
- 9 ways the ‘Bird Box’ movie is different from the book. (The Insider)
New data is showing that many people are moving from what are considered “red states” run by Democrats and fleeing the “blue states” that are run by Republicans.
- New Census Data Show Migration to Low-Tax States. (CATO)
- Texas, Florida see big population gains, while New York, Illinois see big losses, Census Bureau data show. (Fox News)
On March 23 former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be in St. Louis
- Joe Arpaio to headline St. Louis County GOP dinner. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)