Sunday, October 8, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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New York Post: ‘Squad’ reps blasted for calling for ceasefire following Hamas attack on Israel; Cori Bush says U.S. needs to end “support for Israeli military occupation and apartheid”

KMIZ [Columbia]: Collection of Israel tweets: Schmitt, Gov. Parson, Rowden-Plocher On MSNBC, McCaskill denounces Trump supporters amid Menendez juxtaposition

SNL: Southern Missouri communities prepare for closure of Tyson plants; comments from Hawley, AG Andrew Bailey

Missouri Independent: After lengthy delay, ruling likely soon on MoDOT authority over state road fund

Missouri Independent: Companies can now work with state to destroy recalled Missouri marijuana products

P-D’s Annika Merrilees: Hero profile: New Washington University Olin Business School dean hopes gayness helps “other LGBTQ+ people feel more comfortable in the business world” [get around stltoday paywall here]

JCNT: MoDOT to close Truman Boulevard overpass

KC Star’s “Broken Government” series: In tiny KC-area village planning a weed district, developer’s ‘influence’ raises alarms

New York Post editorial: Democratic Socialists of America cheer murder and kidnapping of Israelis at hands of Hamas terrorists; “The DSA is the party of Ilhan Omar, Cori Bush, Rashida Talib – and oh yes, New York’s very own Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jamaal ‘Fire Alarm’ Bowman”

JCNT editorial: A degree of budget uncertainty for higher ed

Joplin Globe’s Andy Ostmeyer: Good to see Missouri moving on park plan [get around Joplin Globe paywall here]

KC Star’s Toriano Porter: Missouri should consider changing transfer rule for high school athletes

P-D’s Aisha Sultan: St. Louis students, college counselors brace for post-affirmative action admissions cycle; students will be assessed based on merit, not race [get around stltoday paywall here]

P-D letter: High Ridge woman applauds Post-Dispatch editorial board for newfound “centrist” positioning, particularly around gay sex instructional book [get around stltoday paywall here]

P-D letter: St. Charles sexagenarian says Hawley, Schmitt, Jay Ashcroft and Andrew Bailey “rile up a gullible political base” of Republican “bigots and zealots” [get around stltoday paywall here]

P-D’s Lynn Schmidt: I’m a “traditional conservative” Republican, but disagree with Josh Hawley and Eric Schmitt on populism, the U.S. military and national security [get around stltoday paywall here]

January 2023: P-D editorial board profiles: Meet Lynn Schmidt, our conservative/libertarian columnist

August 2023: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but disagree with Missouri GOP’s efforts to strengthen voting laws (get around stltoday paywall here)

March 2023: Lynn Schmidt: Missouri Republicans illustrate why it’s too late to challenge Trump and his control of the party and base [get around stltoday paywall here]

December 2022: Lynn Schmidt: I’m not a Democrat, but I wish for a competitive Missouri Democratic Party, ranked-choice voting, and a man like Jon Hamm to run against Josh Hawley [get around stltoday paywall here]

June 2022: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but Eric Greitens’ ad makes me feel unsafe [get around stltoday paywall here]

April 2021: Lynn Schmidt: I used to be a Republican, but not anymore [get around stltoday paywall here]

December 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Donald Trump, Josh Hawley and GOP senators [get around stltoday paywall here]

October 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I support Jill Schupp over Ann Wagner

September 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Jay Ashcroft’s plan on mail-in ballots [get around stltoday paywall here]

July 2020: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but I oppose Gov. Parson and the White House [get around stltoday paywall here]

July 2018: Lynn Schmidt: I’m a Republican, but support Claire McCaskill over Josh Hawley John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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